Tag: AK News

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?

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 https://www.alaska.va.gov/services/homeless/index.asp 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 veterans.alaska.gov 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

Saturday Market May 27, 2017

Saturday Market

MAY 27, 2017

LOTS of Eggs on hand at the market in the spring! Take advantage now because later in the summer the supply will be much less as the hens begin to take a rest.
Come one come all …. performers to enjoy our new covered stage where players & equipment can now stay DRY

Alaskan meats an offshoot of Mat Valley Meats offering excellent sausages and much more

Alyse brings 2 sizes of her homemade artisanal pies in 4 different flavors


Governor Walker Orders Increased Enforcement on Dangerous Roads – Office of the Governor

Governor Walker Orders Increased Enforcement on Dangerous Roads – Office of the Governor

907 Updates May 26, 2017

Author: Jerzy Shedlock: Man, 31, charged with sex trafficking at least 3 victims in Anchorage

By Travis Khachatoorian: Lawmakers take an extra long weekend during special session

Author: Laurel Andrews: 2 die during egg-gathering outing in Western Alaska
By KTUU Staff: ROADTRIPPIN’ POSTCARDS: Photos of your favorite road trip
We had hail yesterday.
Author: Laurel Andrews: Hail, heavy showers and even snow reported in Anchorage
Aleuts revisit the suffering of WWII internment camps