Tag: AK News

907 Updates February 03, 2017

Jerzy Shedlock: Teen charged with manslaughter in fatal 2016 Anchorage collision



Why would anyone consider this a good idea to begin with?
Laurel Andrews: State abandons proposal for in-store marijuana consumption



Alex DeMarban: Paperwork for settlement between Alaska gas producer and federal agency was lost



Chris Klint: Moose swept away by avalanche near Hatcher Pass as danger remains high



Suzanna Caldwell: Frozen Portage Lake seems to be getting more visitors. Is it safe?



Devin Kelly: Frustrated about snow removal? Here are some resources in Anchorage



Devin Kelly: Anchorage city workers battle snow-moving scofflaws



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907 Updates February 02, 2017


Chances of re-election are increased by voting against Trump nominee~
Erica Martinson: Murkowski to vote against Trump nominee for education secretary



Eliminate prison overcrowding by swift punishment at the first crime.   What is the incentive to stop if nothing is going to happen to them?
Zaz Hollander: Alaska Legislature already considering changes to controversial crime bill


How does SB 91 apply in punishment?
Chris Klint, Jerzy Shedlock  APD: DUI driver in fatal crash convinced passenger to take the blame



Chris Klint: 2 moose shot and killed in Anchorage, troopers say




Yereth Rosen: NASA research flight around the world pauses in Anchorage



Tegan Hanlon: Low snow on Iditarod race trail could move restart to Fairbanks




Alex DeMarban: Mine prospect near Nome could help make batteries for laptops and cars



Bill Streever: Amazing underwater world revealed at Smitty’s Cove in Whittier

907 Updates February 01, 2017

Chris Klint: APD: Overnight death in Fairview neighborhood under investigation


Michelle Theriault Boots: A quick-thinking witness and a front-end loader save Anchorage pedestrian pinned by truck



Devin Kelly: Anchorage settles with remaining contractors in port lawsuit for a fraction of claimed loss


Jeannette Lee Falsey: After years of growth, the Anchorage housing market has flattened



Diana Marszalek:  Trio of Women Take Charge at Gray’s Alaska Stations


Charles Wohlforth : Alaska woman’s know-how could change how loans are made in Rwandan villages


Samantha Angaiak: Alaska Military Youth Academy cadets learn hands on skills to carry outside of the classroom

907 Updates January 31, 2017

Lisa Demer: New brand of borough aimed at cheaper energy, but critics worry it could do more harm than good


Comments?  Lobbyists, good work if you can get it, eh?
Nathaniel Herz: Is it time for a lobbyist union? Lawmaker proposes industry tax


Congratulations Ron Doubt and Michael Mahoney
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When politicians are not sure how to vote I often think they are waiting to figure out how it effects their re-election possibilities.
Alaskans crowd Murkowski’s Anchorage office to protest DeVos education nomination

907 Updates January 30, 2017

Devin Kelly: What’s happening in the Anchorage city election? Here’s what you need to know.


Where is this money coming from?
Tegan Hanlon: Anchorage School District hires lobbyist for monthly fee of $10,000


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907 Updates January 29, 2017

Robbery and Deadly Force used in Illegal Actions?
Suzanna Caldwell: Anchorage man charged with murder, assault in Muldoon homicide



Comments?  Has this affected you personally, medically, or?
Charles Wohlforth: Why a bomb test in the Aleutians still strikes fear in workers 46 years later



Zaz Hollander: Baby born in the Wasilla Lowe’s parking lot with help from 911 dispatcher


Have you participated in a Polar Bear Jump?
Marc Lester Photos: Dozens take the plunge at Seward’s Polar Bear Jump-Off

907 Updates January 28, 2017

Jerzy Shedlock: Man charged in shooting death of Tiwan Johnson



Nathaniel Herz: Alaska lawmaker, in bid for public confidence, pushes tighter conflict of interest rules for Legislature



Nathaniel Herz: Anchorage investor tries to torpedo state income tax



Devin Kelly: A perennial political candidate wants to run for Anchorage Assembly and School Board — at the same time.



Suzanna Caldwell: Anchorage band The Modern Savage gets national shout-out from NPR

907 Updates January 27, 2017

Chris Klint: Parents criticize school district over Thursday decision to open schools despite slick roads


Chris Klint: Ahead of snowy forecast, freezing rain causes havoc on Anchorage-area roads


How does SB 91 affect criminals & victims?

Jerzy Shedlock: Charges describe ‘execution’ of 17-year-old in Government Hill


Chris Klint: Women targeted in late-night Anchorage armed robberies


Federal courts?

Jerzy Shedlock: Troopers: Fairbanks teen online threatened to shoot classmates



 Alli Harvey: Grateful for the outdoor wonders Alaska offers (and I can experience)


Erin Kirkland: Sample grab bag of winter trail activities at Campbell Creek Science Center


Luc Mehl: Essential Alaska gear: Leukotape




907 Updates January 26, 2017

Who benefits from this?
Zaz Hollander: Alaska’s sweeping new crime law already under pressure for change


Jerzy Shedlock: Midtown Anchorage fire being investigated as an arson and homicide


What do you think?  
Devin Kelly: Snowplows or more cops? That’s the choice, says Anchorage mayor


Miranda Weiss: Why I live where I live

907 Updates January 25, 2017

Alex DeMarban: Southcentral Foundation sues tribal health partner, charging ‘power grab’ tied to pay raises


Remember the math program that failed students forever 17 years?  School board knew it wasn’t working but kept using it.  The school board has not shown common sense in the past, so now they are spending money they really don’t have.
Tegan Hanlon: School Board votes to spend over $10M in savings



Congratulations Andrew Kurka!
Beth Bragg: Alaska sit-skier Andrew Kurka blazes to world championship


Devin Kelly: Assembly rejects most ballot questions but OKs vote for parks service area


Tank Farms venting? No concerns over health issues?
Annie Zak: Condo development planned for Ship Creek land owned by Alaska Railroad



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