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907 Updates March 29, 2017

By Kirsten Swann:  Eagle River rugby star keeps Alaska close to heart


Women’s History Month and one woman’s trek in science
Revisiting a moment in Alaska with Rita Colwell, the first woman to serve as NSF director


Congratulations to: 17-year-old Megyn Williams
Fairbanks teen helps stranded drivers through Facebook page


“We all know someone,” said Tami Truett Jerue, executive director of the Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center during the briefing. She noted that although Alaska Natives are 16 percent of the population in Alaska, they make up 28 percent of the murder victims. (The statistics refer to all Alaska Natives, including women.)

The briefing corresponded with efforts by congressional representatives to declare May 5 as a National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.

907 Updates March 28, 2017






Cover 2 Cover: Seward’s Day


Thank you Leeann Brewster and Chism Henry!
By Mike Ross: Saved from death; puppies left at a dumpster get a second chance

907 Updates March 27, 2017





Congratulations Heidi Rader!
By Victoria Taylor: UAF educator develops new app for gardening



By Jackie Bartz: APU student seeks public input about popular Anchorage park
The survey is open until March 31, 2017.
The survey can be found at:



WATCH: Unstable Ground: The Story of the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake



907 Updates March 26, 2017





By Cameron Mackintosh and David Brooks: Mat-Su Borough’s first marijuana retailer opens for business



NOAA hosts open house to encourage tsunami awareness


Bethel restaurant drops bid to open city’s last liquor store



Alaska State Library Resources For The Public
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    The Alaska State Archive manages the state government’s records needs and policies.
  • Alaska State Museums
    The Alaska State Museums identify, collect, preserve and exhibit Alaska’s material and natural history and provide public access to services and collections of the Museums.

907 Updates March 25, 2017


‘A victory for Alaska’ Young wants to keep working on health care reform bill


By Mike Ross: Graffiti eraser; meet the guy who cleaned up the locomotive




Freeride World Tour 2017 Haines, Alaska: Women’s Results

907 Updates March 24, 2017

By Sidney Sullivan and Blake Essig: Palmer man indicted for murder and drug trafficking could face death penalty






Update: Good Samaritan cleans off train graffiti



Where did the money come from?  Best use of resources?
by Ariane Aramburo: UAA’s unveils new lactation pod providing privacy for nursing moms

907 Updates March 23, 2017



By Kyle Hopkins: ‘A prosecutor’s worst nightmare.’ Why the state dropped a prior charge against accused wife killer


By Rebecca Palsha: A popular coffee spot robbed; the entire thing was caught on security cameras






907 Updates March 22, 2017

Anchorage police say a man wanted for a murder and arson that occurred on Jan. 24 turned himself in to police on Tuesday. In a statement announcing the arrest, police spokeswoman Renee Oistad said 51-year-old Jimmy Cates was taken into custody for the charges of first-degree murder, first-degree arson, tampering with evidence and two counts …

Source: Man under investigation for apartment arson, homicide turns himself in | KTVA 11


By Ashleigh Ebert: Woman found dead in homeless camp on Barrow Street


By Leroy Polk: Tagged Downtown: Engine 556 gets hit by graffiti on the park strip


By Blake Essig: Anchorage voters ‘speed date’ assembly candidates


By Mike Ross: Riding in winter: horse therapy group about to open new building


907 Updates March 21, 2017





I hope they ban this passenger for life!



By Dan Carpenter:  Draft ordinance seeks to ban overnight RV parking


Congratulations Madison Englund and Jennifer Troutman!
Alaskans earn medals in Austria at World Special Olympics

907 Updates March 20, 2017

Early voting begins Monday for the Municipality of Anchorage


Any comments on increased drinking and driving?


How much of difference does it make removing prayer?  Could it be changed to a vow of protecting the rights of citizens, doing their job?


Will they be paying property taxes on this?
By Jackie Bartz: Church holds groundbreaking ceremony for building damaged by snow in 2012


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