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907 Updates October 28, 2017

Escape or attack a factor? Easier to control several hooked together versus each one able to run free?
By Kyle Hopkins: Unconstitutional? Inmates seek to ban practice of ‘human chains’ in Alaska court rooms
By Sean Maguire: Alaska SeaLife Center’s Beluga whale calf named “Tyonek”
By Sean Maguire: APD arrests 3 people in “problem house” in South Anchorage
By CBS News: 95% of Alaska’s glaciers affected by climate change: NPS
“It will be more expensive.”
By Heather Hintze: Chugach Electric moves forward on community solar project
Customers interested in getting on a wait-list can email

School District Math program?~~
By Patrick Moussignac: Anchorage School District loses millions

Contested Bristol Bay salmon ends up in Alaska landfill
Information from: KTOO-FM,

By KTVA Web Staff: Don Young has walk-on role in risque Fairbanks ad


Literary Roundup | Oct 27-Nov 9, 2017

What’s happening in literary Alaska?

Source: Literary Roundup | Oct 27-Nov 9, 2017

907 Updates October 27, 2017

One bullet.
By Leroy Polk: UPDATE: Fischer found guilty on all counts for murdering Alaska prosecutor
Mistaken Identity?
By Daniella Rivera: Chiropractor arraigned in child malnutrition death
By Sean Maguire: 3 people arrested for ramming a stolen car into police vehicles
By Leroy Polk: Ketchikan man shot, killed at Alaska logging camp in apparent homicide
By Liz Raines: SB 91 praised for re-entry funding
By Heather Hintze: Mushers call for investigation into Dallas Seavey drug tests
KTOO Public Media: Southeast Alaska Native literacy program expands
By John Tracy: Reality Check: What do Alaska LNG plan, Iran nuclear deal have in common
By Laurel Downing Bill: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Judge James Wickersham

This Hardworking Group Is Cleaning America’s Last Frontier | KarmaTube

This Hardworking Group Is Cleaning America’s Last Frontier | KarmaTube

Mary Odden on AQR @35

Alaska Quarterly Review cares about where it lives, but it’s a literary magazine that’s not just for us or about us.< Mary Odden on AQR @35

Sitka Nature Show #142 – Brooke Schafer and Kari Sagel

Download Radio Show The October 15th show featured a conversation with Brooke Schafer and Kari Sagel, two of the hosts of the Library show on KCAW. I was the guest on their show this morning, and w…

Sitka Nature Show #142 – Brooke Schafer and Kari Sagel

907 Updates October 26, 2017

One bullet each.
By Sidney Sullivan: Anchorage mother and her boyfriend charged in death of 2 year-old girl
One bullet.
By Leroy Polk: Adopted children testify against woman they say abused them for years
By Sidney Sullivan: Anchorage man charged for child pornography
By Photojournalist Shawn Wilson: VIDEO: Anchorage Halloween display vandalized
By Austin Baird: Lawmakers focus on revamping SB 91 as tax talks stall
By Cameron Mackintosh: Iditarod sponsors react to dog doping controversy
By Victoria Taylor: Collaborative effort granted $2M to expand services and housing for homeless

907 Updates October 25, 2017

High Wind Watch until 04:00PM Thursday
By Liz Raines: SB91 loophole: No jail time for sex abuse of a minor– if it’s first offense
By Lauren Maxwell: Anchorage Police discuss right way to report a crime
By Daniella Rivera: Homicide victim’s family hopes $5,000 reward will help police solve the case
By Sidney Sullivan: Woman charged for conspiracy to commit murder in 2015 death
By Associated Press: Juneau officials hope to open warming center for homeless
It’s not the port of Alaska~ It is in Anchorage. Thank goodness they did not want to name it after someone.
By Dan Carpenter: Anchorage Assembly gives the Port of Anchorage a new name
By Mike Ross: Radio show helps addicts find new beginning
New Beginnings airs on KOAN 95.1 FM/1080 AM and KZND 94.7 FM.

The program is a subsidiary of Bridges2Recovery, an Alaska based non-profit.

For information, visit the organization’s website.

By Kalinda Kindle: Ravn Alaska hosts Women in Aviation Day
Women in Aviation
UAA Expands Inupiaq lessons with new website

Rasmuson Foundation – By Alex Teplitzky: Creative Capital: Chilkat Artist Lily Hope on Working in Juneau
Lily Hope’s work is on view in the permanent collection at the Portland Art Museum. Check out her website to learn more about her work.

Alaskanomics’s Blog: September Unemployment Rates

The Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development released the latest employment numbers last Friday. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remains unchanged in September and is 7.2 percent. Alaska’s not-seasonally adjusted rate grew three-tenths of a percent from August, which is typical as the season work around the state winds down for the year. The seasonal loss of fishing and tourism jobs accounted for much of the increase in unemployment.

September Unemployment Rates

Women pioneers talk early Alaska days

Graduation held in an airport hangar, harrowing commutes to work across the tumultuous Cook Inlet, and mail dropped by airplanes overhead. While these may sound like situations of the far-off past, some Homer residents alive and well today are here to dispel that notion.

Women pioneers talk early Alaska days