Tag: AK News

907 Updates October 30, 2016

By Maria Downey / KTUU: Iditarod legend Libby Riddles: where is she now?


Alex DeMarban: State lease sale announced on heels of 2 large oil discovery announcements


Yereth Rosen: ‘Arctic gene’ that poses risks when fasting is found in many more infants now that DNA testing has begun



907 Updates October 29, 2016

Jerzy Shedlock: Fairbanks officer who was shot dies after eye surgery complications


Annie Zak:  Kendall Auto Group buys Anchorage Cal Worthington dealerships


Armchair Mushers?  Those actually mushing do not want phones.
Tegan Hanlon:  Despite objections from mushers, Iditarod will allow phones for 2017 race


Jerzy Shedlock: 80 Alaska federal inmates to be released early


Laurel Andrews:  Watch: Alaska’s first commercial cannabis sale


Annie Zak: Victoria’s Secret opens first Alaska store



907 Updates October 28, 2016


Paula Dobbyn: Quota on polar bear harvest ignites concerns, scrunity of bear commission



Alaska Dispatch News: Going out Halloween weekend? Here’s what’s happening.



$350 Homer, AK (99603) Cute one room rental with loft and kitchen. Perfect for couple or single person. Pets on approval. 350 deposit required. Dry cabin. Non-smoking unit. Very warm. Renter responsibile for propane heat

Homer, AK (99603)
Cute one room rental with loft and kitchen. Perfect for couple or single person. Pets on approval. 350 deposit required. Dry cabin. Non-smoking unit. Very warm. Renter responsibile for propane heat

907 Updates October 27, 2016

Nathaniel Herz: Longtime chief of state-run mental health organization quits over split with board


Suzanna Caldwell:  String, sturgeon or sea monster? Chena River ‘creature’ baffles internet observers


Go Dad!
Michelle Theriault Boots:  A Southeast Alaska teen arrived home with a dead wolf. His father called troopers.


I was talking with Paul about the snow dumps just a few days ago. Wonder how much the EPA fines are? If this was a private contractor & land, I believe they would be in all sorts of trouble.  However, being the city it is not considered an issue~~

If you have snow dumps where you live, how are they purified and cleaned of hazmat, garbage, etc.?
Devin Kelly: City deadlocked with state over rent for West Anchorage snow dump


Whittier Escort Service~
Chris Klint:  Escorted access planned Thursday evening for closed Whittier tunnel


Chris Klint:  Man jogging with dogs attacked by bear on Seward airport runway


Alaska Women’s Summit 2016



907 Updates October 26, 2016

By Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks  Fairbanks campus rape case draws scrutiny


Annie Zak: Rockfall inside tunnel closes the road to Whittier


Where are the monies supposed to come from?
Alex DeMarban: Facing opposition, Alaska Gov. Walker halts pension bond sales



907 Updates October 25, 2016

Shout out for social media!  We heard the gunshot and resultant sirens.  I went on to FB’s Anchorage Scanner Joe page and learned it was at the Holiday station close to our house.  Next door neighbor sent me a message asking if I knew what was happening and I was able to tell her what & where. Fortunately no worries about a gunman possibly running through the neighborhood.
Chris Klint: Man critically wounded in shooting at South Anchorage service station


One bullet for abusers.  Maybe lengthy stay somewhere safe for her. How do you untwist her life?
Paula Dobbyn: First Alaska woman charged with possessing child pornography gets no jail time


Thank you Jon Katcher!
Charles Wohlforth:  The Alaska lawyer who took 22 cases to protect kids from domestic violence — for free


Laurel Andrews: Alaska’s first marijuana store could open this week as product testing begins


Same old story
Suzanna Caldwell: With little funding left, Palmer slaughterhouse faces a new threat


By Virginia Kruta: Feminist Says the Name of an Alaskan Beer Created by Women Promotes Rape


PnB Rock Is Surrounded by Women in New “Alaska Video”


Adam Goldman, The New York Times:  Missing persons case: Where are women in the FBI’s top ranks?
It took another two decades before Burdena G. Pasenelli, known as Birdie, was appointed the first female agent to run a field office. Her assignment? Anchorage, Alaska, which was not then, or now, at the center of the action.

Mike Carter: Burdena Pasenelli, female pioneer in the FBI and former Seattle police officer, dies at 71




907 Updates October 23-24, 2016

Did you participate?
Devin Kelly: Anchorage’s mayor asked residents for ideas. Here’s what people suggested.  
Idea for Anchorage Weblink

Chicken Coops an attractive nuisance?
Zaz Hollander:  Brown bear with 2 cubs killed near Seward after raiding chicken coops


Jerzy Shedlock: Short on staff, Anchorage police records division falls behind on report requests


Outlaw booze & knives?
Michelle Theriault Boots: Murder charges: Selawik man stabbed his uncle 20 times with butcher knife


Congratulations Bang-On Roulet!
Video: Halloween pumpkin carving tips from Anchorage master food sculptor


Favorite Food Truck? Have you ever worked a food truck?
Suzanna Caldwell:  Anchorage food trucks get ready to face one of their biggest challenges: Winter


Bob Hallinen: Halloween-themed pistol party offers live-fire training for the zombie apocalypse


Hope Miller: ‘Mountain Men’ calendar shows the quirky, sensitive sides of Alaska men


Tegan Hanlon:  From Hmong to Sinhalese, over 100 languages are represented in Anchorage schools



907 Updates October 22, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News Photos: First real snow of the season in many Alaska cities


Why not do a better job of protecting the chickens?  Wooop! Woop! Solution that costs them money.
Zaz Hollander:  Seward chicken owners plagued by ‘rogue’ bears want state to take them out


Miscarriage, also known as spontaneous abortion and pregnancy loss, is the natural death of an embryo or fetus before it is able to survive independently.
I believe that money could have been better spent on children who need it. Maybe donate items to a shelter or foster kids, orphanage, traumatized children, etc.   Against Abortion? Do not have one.
Nathaniel Herz: Alaska to pay $1 million in legal fees after losing abortion-related lawsuit



907 Updates October 20-21, 2016

How much is the “upper management” D-head being paid?  How do you financially compensate the disabled man?  If you, as an employer, have the opportunity to hire a disabled person or an ex-con, what are your determining factors? I believe employers can be compensated for hiring criminals and disabled persons.
Chris Klint: Federal agency sues Salvation Army over rejection of disabled applicant for Wasilla store


Smart move financially and sense of community: How about asking UAF & UAA, with professional oversite, to create these projects?  Plus have students, apprentices do a majority of the physical labor.  It could count towards credit & work hours.
Devin Kelly: Advocates for Anchorage’s bike trail system envision extensive new links


Stereotyping using pictures of trailer parks, lower income range apartment buildings?
 On ’roundup day,’ Anchorage police seek suspects in domestic violence cases
Tegan Hanlon: Officers looked for the people wanted on outstanding warrants for charges including assault, theft and criminal mischief.


Pot train?  “Smoking cars?” How many pudding cups and bags of doritos will a rxr car hold? Train robberies make a comeback big time?
Alex DeMarban: Alaska Railroad sees hope in marijuana industry and elsewhere as profits drop


Chris Klint:  Snow season arrives in Southcentral Alaska, and drivers are sliding


Erik Hill:  Opera flash mob delights Clark Middle School students


Rick Sinnott: Junk car graveyard on Kincaid Park bluff gets helicopter-assisted cleanup



907 Updates October 19, 2016

Dad should be fired. Son should serve a lengthy prison sentence.
2 INVESTIGATES: Legislative staffer sought to change law during son’s sexual abuse of a minor case






Office of Veterns Affairs  
Fri, October 21, 8:30am – 4:00pm
North Terminal, Anchorage, AK 99502, USA (map)
Contact Toni Morse
Stand Down, Inc.
PO Box 92135
Anchorage, AK 99509
Phone: 907-677-9833 (work)
Fax: 907-677-9803

Jeff Arnold
Stand Down Chair
PH: 907.428.6350
FAX: 907.428.6972



Author: Laurel Andrews  Anchorage elementary school apologizes after anti-marijuana message goes out to parents


By Craig Medred True Fish War

Deckboss: Alaska commercial fishing news and notes


Author Chris Bieri:  Women of the World unites cultures through song


JAN. 26 – 29 2017 MAIL RUN 25th ANNUAL


Skinny Raven
November 1, 2016
Raven Run Club Winter Program
(907) 274-7222
Why wait until the new year to get into shape? Hold yourself accountable through the winter months! This is an all level group. Tuesday’s workouts will focus on speed, Thursday will incorporate a tempo run and Saturdays will be a long run. This group is a great way to stay in shape through the winter months.

Get yourself ready for a strong spring training schedule and tackle all of your summer racing goals without the injuries that come from winter running hibernation. A Raven Run Club tech shirt and a 4 month membership to The Alaska Dome are included in your registration!

Questions? Contact Hallidie Wilt at hallidie@skinnyraven.com
*Registration fees are non-refundable. Fees can be deferred to any other Raven Run Club prior to the start day.*


After you run~


Spenard, AK
Quickie Burger
1087 West 27th Ave.
Black food truck
Open Mon-Sat 11am-7pm
Great news everyone
1. Quickie burger will stay open for November. Maybe the entire winter
2. Indoor dining area will open next week
3. We are closing for one day on Monday the 24th to winterize the truck. See you all starting Tuesday