Tag: AK News

907 Updates February 21, 2017

Tegan Hanlon: University of Alaska to reopen 23 sexual assault and harassment cases

 

Erica Martinson: Civics 101: Here’s how to let your lawmakers know what you think

 

Alex DeMarban:  Alaska is trying to slice some land out of ANWR

 

Alaska Dispatch News:  Photos and video: Hillside lynx put on a show in Anchorage twice in one week

907 Updates February 20, 2017

Nathaniel Herz: Juneau’s 3 lawmakers live at home. So why are they collecting $160 per day each for expenses?

 

Yereth Rosen: Could this giant polar bear skull be from the legendary ‘weasel bear’?

 

Call the waaaambulance~ They live where the tank farms vent, the railroad and military jets.  Yet the streetlights are too bright. What do they do in the summer months?
 Devin Kelly:  Some in Government Hill hate a new LED streetlight

 

Suzanna Caldwell:  Alaska’s population of backyard chickens is booming

Ashley: What’s Wrong With My Hen’s Comb? The Mystery of the Molting Chicken

 

Posted by Tele : Gearing Up for the 20th Annual FisherPoets!

907 Updates February 19, 2017

I remember when this first happened.  A doctor was telling me about Evan’s home life and bullying, etc.  He was not Evan’s doctor, nor was he telling me anything confidential.  He just had more information than was printed/in the news.
Lisa Demer:  Evan Ramsey’s tattered life filled him with rage. Then he brought a shotgun to school.

 

Laurel Andrews: 2 dozen federal agents probing cause of fatal Anchorage apartment fire

 

 

 Michelle Theriault Boots: A morning in Alaska’s little-known federal immigration court

 

 

Laurel Andrews: Searching for Alaska’s most legendary cannabis strain

907 Updates February 18, 2017

Charles Wohlforth: How a veteran cop talked his way through Anchorage’s wild nights

 

Ned Rozel: How the Cold War inspired the Poker Flat rocket range’s first launches

 

Who to bet on to crush the record, win the race, and dominate the field… the woman that biked 2100 miles to get to the 2800 mile race. She was just getting warmed up. You better not bet against her.

 

 

Suzanna Caldwell: Alaska music festival director Zuill Bailey wins Grammy award

 

Alaska —Veneman, Elizabeth Linhart, author.
Insight Guide Alaska is a comprehensive travel guide to one of the world’s most exciting destinations. Full-color photos throughout combine with the lively text to help you discover this vast state. Alaska is more than twice the size of Texas, is home to 17 of the nation’s 20 highest peaks, and has more active glaciers than the rest of the inhabited world.

907 Updates February 17, 2017

Alaska Dispatch News:  Troopers kill Big Lake-area man after hours-long standoff involving child

 

Alaska Dispatch News : Anchorage man charged with murder in shooting of wife

 

Devin Kelly : Swelling summer overtime is busting the fire department budget

 

Alaska Dispatch News : Iron Dog user manual: Schedule for weekend action in Anchorage and Big Lake

 

Mike Campbell:  Is one of Alaska’s most amazing bear-viewing sites losing its luster?

907 Updates February 16, 2017

Michelle Theriault Boots: Alaska governor declares opioid abuse public health disaster

 

When is the least time the Legislature took a pay cut?   SB 91 is a disaster for victims.
Nathaniel Herz: Lawmaker: State cash better spent on prosecutors than on victim advocates

 

 

One bullet each.
Julia O’Malley: Accused sex trafficker targeted and terrorized Alaska Native teens, prosecutor says

 

 

 

Congratulations Laura Cole and Carlyle Watt!
Suzanna Caldwell: Chefs from 229 Parks, Fire Island bakery snag prestigious James Beard award nominations

907 Updates February 15, 2017

 

By Nikki Carvajal / Beth Verge / Leroy Polk BREAKING: 2 dead, 17 sent to hospital with ‘moderate to severe’ injuries

 

Chris Klint: 2 dead, 17 hurt in fire at Anchorage residential hotel

 

 

 

 

Devin Kelly: Ballot lineup set for Anchorage election in April

 

Nathaniel Herz: PFD fraud detection program falls short of promised savings

 

Alex DeMarban: Coast Guard warns mariners to be cautious around Cook Inlet gas leak

 

Devin Kelly: Turnagain Arm communities may be asked to tax themselves for police service

 

 

Congratulations Andrea Cesar, Sioux Douglas, Kris Sell and Rena Sims!
By Juneau Empire: AWARE announces this year’s Women of Distinction honorees

907 Updates February 14, 2017

Nathaniel Herz: Lawmaker would boost Alaska studded tire fee to $75 each from $5

 

Time for Flynn to retire.
Devin Kelly: Anchorage Assemblyman seeks to restrict the ‘modern nuisance’ of drones over private property

 

Devin Kelly: 20 people file to seek Assembly seats in April 4 election

 

Charles Wohlforth: Fire takes a building that lasted decades as a hotbed of politics, art and craziness

 
February 15, 2017
Tomorrow! Learn how to set up email alerts to receive the Table of Contents (TOC) for over a hundred journals on topics from criminal justice to wildlife management to current events at the Alaska State Library’s virtual office hours, Wednesday, February 15, between noon and 4:00. Alaska State Library staff will be available to walk you through the process and help you customize your alert results to fit your needs.

We’ll be using WebEx for the TOC office hours. You can enter the office at https://stateofalaska.webex.com/stateofalaska/j.php?MTID=m0a9634127c3d27e456577f718807af79. If you haven’t used WebEx in a while, you can test your system requirements at https://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html. We will be using VoIP for audio, so please connect your headphones and mic if you have them. If you don’t, we can communicate on chat.

If you’d prefer to make a one-on-one virtual or in-person appointment at the APK State Library, Archives, and Museum, contact Claire Imamura
Claire.imamura@alaska.gov or 465-2458.

907 Updates February 13, 2017

Marc Lester: State assembles Narcan ‘rescue kits’ in hopes of preventing overdose deaths

 

 

Chris Klint: Haven’t applied for your Permanent Fund dividend yet? Get it done, state says.

 

 

 Nathaniel Herz: Alaska lawmakers eye their own budget for reductions

 

 

Devin Kelly:  Anchorage assessors work to correct records on property tax exemptions

 

 

Mike Campbell:  Concerned about dogs’ safety, Sass scratches from Yukon Quest

 

 

Carey Restino, Homer Tribune: Erosion at the end of the Homer Spit is speeding up

907 Updates February 12, 2017

 

Laurel Andrews: Search underway for missing fishing vessel in Bering Sea

 

Suggestions?
Lisa Demer: As Alaska struggles to fill VPSO ranks, the officers remain unarmed for now

 

Those that stand to lose money are upset.  They are not concerned about of the safety of the dogs and mushers.  So what can these lodge owners do to increase their business?  Marketing suggestions?
Tegan Hanlon:  Decision to move Iditarod start to Fairbanks is criticized and praised