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907 Updates June 03, 2017

By Travis Khachatoorian: Aggressive mama moose killed by state after four attacks in Eagle River
One bullet.
By KTVA Web Staff: Kongiganak man faces multiple child sex charges
By Leroy Polk: A brand new ‘hidden species’ of flying squirrel discovered in part by University of Alaska researchers
Alaska truck drivers get a chance to showcase their skills
By Liz Raines Photojournalist: Cale Green: Governor declares budget stalemate, lawmakers take a break
By Bonney Bowman Photojournalist: Rachel McPherron: Inside the Gates: USO brings upgrade to enlistment center

907 Updates June 02, 2017

By Travis Khachatoorian: APD continues to grow with 28 new officers taking the oath

By Sidney Sullivan & Leroy Polk: UPDATE: State officials say Tok wildfire has grown to 800 acres

By KTVA Web Staff: Alaska marks marijuana milestone
By Lauren Maxwell: Panhandlers increasing? Anchorage count could provide clues
By Shannon Ballard: Former Service High football coach helps player, family from rival team
By John Tracy: Reality Check w/ John Tracy: Motorists or cyclists? Who’s King of the Road?
By KTVA Web Staff: Petition seeks to change anti-discrimination ordinance
After more than a year of therapy and hundreds of thousands of dollars in bills Roy says she wants to prevent something like her accident happening to anyone else. She’s successfully petitioned the Anchorage and Mat-Su Borough Assembly to pass resolutions recognizing June 6 as “Secure Your Load Day.”
By Dan Carpenter: Woman survives highway crash, warns of unsecured load danger
By Associated Press: Alaska events change focus as sky lantern ban begins
By Rebecca Palsha: Get out of the office and go hiking; it’s almost National Trails Day

907 Updates June 01, 2017

By KTVA Web Staff: Landlord indicted for renter’s shooting death

By Becky Bohrer / AP: Once-flagging Alaska space business shows signs of liftoff
By Leroy Polk: University of Alaska: thousands affected by data breach, including names, social security numbers
By Samantha Angaiak: Hundreds of donated life jackets to be sent to remote communities
By KTVA Web Staff: Truck becomes wedged at airport, causes damage
By Lauren Maxwell: ASD superintendent checks-in after first year on the job
By Dave Leval Photojournalist: Beth Peak: APD hits streets, wants input how they’re doing

907 Updates May 31, 2017

Must Read Alaska
By Travis Khachatoorian: Email warns state workers of potential layoffs, government shutdown
By Dan Carpenter: Alaska Native leaders discuss priorities with Zinke
By Blake Essig: Alaska Native Veterans seek to revive expired land bill
Author: Travis M. Andrews, The Washington Post: The National Spelling Bee starts today. What’s Alaska’s most troublesome word?

Congratulations Capt. Amanda Plachek!

First female Alaska Army National Guard Soldier completes army maneuver course
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska —When Capt. Amanda Plachek isn’t commanding the 134th Public Affairs Detachment or running the State Partnership Program for the Alaska National Guard, she’s paving the way for her fellow Soldiers by becoming the first Alaska Army National Guard female to complete a combat arms branch training course.

907 Updates May 30, 2017

Froze last night~

By Mike Ross: Quake rattles Kenai Peninsula
Author: Tom Morphet, Chilkat Valley News: Survivor of fatal Haines plane crash rescued by local residents as water rose
By KTUU Staff: WATCH: JBER holds its Memorial Day Ceremony

By Sidney Sullivan: DATA VIZ: Homeless Veterans in Alaska
And if you are an Alaska veteran who has lost your home, contact USVA’s National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at 1-877-424-3838 or go to for more information.

907 Updates May 29, 2017

By Victoria Taylor: VIDEO: playful moose calf enjoys backyard buoy 
By Victoria Taylor: Feed Me Hope Bakery uses catering to help off-set costs of keeping shelter open year-round 
By Liz Raines: Juneau: The Amsterdam of Alaska? 
To find out if your relative served in the Territorial Guard and apply for benefits, go to or call (907) 334-0874.
By Bonney Bowman: Deceased members of WWII Alaska militia honored 
How are they going to protect against vandalism?
Author: Suzanna Caldwell: Apples and blueberries for all: Edible landscaping debuts in Fairview Park

907 Updates May 28, 2017

By Victoria Taylor: Two vehicle crash closes Seward highway in both directions near mile 76
By Victoria Taylor: UPDATE: NTSB investigating two plane crashes Saturday, both confirmed fatal
By Sidney Sullivan: MAP: Aircraft Crashes in Alaska
By Dave Leval Photojournalist: Ken Kulovany: Historic planes head to Dutch Harbor to mark 75th anniversary of Aleutians battle

By KTVA CBS 11 News: Remains of Arkansas soldier killed in Colony Glacier plane crash returned home

907 Updates May 27, 2017

By Leroy Polk: Jury finds man guilty for sexual assault of ‘mentally handicapped’ woman

Bail set at $250K in sex trafficking case
Author: Chris Klint: Helicopter crash on glacier near Juneau injures 7

By Associated Press and KTUU: Interior Secretary Zinke to visit Alaska starting Saturday

Although some of the ATG members honored Friday are still alive, none were able to attend the ceremony.
By Blake Essig / KTUU: Long overdue: Alaska Territorial Guard members receive honorable discharge

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Late May 2017: Kincaid Park Bear Den


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