Tag: AK News

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

 

 

907 Updates February 11, 2017

Chris Klint:  Utqiagvik teen charged as adult in the bloody, brutal slaying of his father

 

Jerzy Shedlock: In once-closed case, Anchorage man charged with teen’s Mat-Su shooting death

 

 

Kyle Clayton: Anchorage Opera tells the story of US’s longest-held POW in ‘Glory Denied’

Floyd James “Jim” Thompson (July 8, 1933 – July 16, 2002) was a United States Army officer and the longest held prisoner of war in United States history, spending nearly nine years in captivity in Vietnam.

 

 

Devin Kelly: Cook Inlet Housing Authority plans new apartments, stores in heart of downtown Anchorage

 

 

Annie Zak: Alaska Railroad lays off 31 and drops vacant positions

 

 

Seth Adams: Ski trip through northwest Arctic invites comparison to hut-to-hut trekking in the Alps

907 Updates February 10, 2017

Tegan Hanlon: Iditarod board moves official race start to Fairbanks

 

Alex DeMarban: Alaska gas line agency to host $200,000 summit for potential customers

 

 

Laurel Andrews: State seizes CBD products, often used for managing pain, from marijuana shops

 

Chris Klint: Truck-theft suspect tried to bore through wall to escape officers, Anchorage police say

907 Updates February 08, 2017

Chris Klint: Anchorage contractor fined $280K after worker fatally crushed

 

Chris Klint: Police officer and woman stabbed during fight at Muldoon grocery store

 

Chris Klint: ATM ripped from wall of Midtown Anchorage credit union

 

Thank you Freshman Alaska Rep. David Eastman
Wasilla lawmaker aims to halt legislative rule-breaking by changing the rule

 

Tegan Hanlon: Faced with increasing health-care costs, Anchorage School District is contracting for a clinic

 

Rachel Weingarten: Alaska’s Female Fishermen (Yes, That’s Really a Thing) On Gender Labels, Finding Zen and Weathering Life’s Storms

907 Updates February 07, 2017

Erica Martinson: Alaska Sen. Sullivan takes a new shot at breaking up the 9th Circuit court

 

How does, will  SB 91 figure into these crimes?

Chris Klint: APD: Denny’s restaurant and customers robbed at gunpoint

Jerzy Shedlock: Anchorage police: Phone thief fights with officers during arrest

 

 

Tegan Hanlon: Anchorage School District suggests cutting 99 full-time teaching positions to close $15M budget gap

 

Tegan Hanlon: UAF faculty joins UAA’s in voting no confidence in university president

 

Devin Kelly:  How an indoor farm in Midtown Anchorage could help at-risk youth