Tag: AK News

907 Updates November 16, 2016

Devin Kelly: Anchorage Assembly passes budget with more money for police, less for other services


Chris Klint: How a chance encounter in downtown Anchorage led to a major break in homicide cases


Zaz Hollander: Mat-Su couple arrested in Washington state after killing of grandmother


Devin Kelly: Anchorage Assembly approves Girdwood’s first pot shop



907 Updates November 15, 2016

Chris Klint: Man charged in string of violent robberies, home invasion in Mountain View


They have a safe building,  indoor plumbing, heat,  and parking space.  What more do they need?~ Will they take responsibility (their money/pay) to fund this?
Nathaniel Herz: The Legislature is planning to fix up its new Anchorage office building


Money will not bring  him back. If the family needs to pay court costs for this lawsuit, where will they get the money?
Lisa Demer: Bethel jury unable to reach verdict in suit against Philip Morris by smoker’s family


I enjoy “cop videos”  
Jeremy Hsieh, KTOO:  Juneau man boots mother from vehicle and swerves at officers, police say


Alex DeMarban: Permanent Fund makes winning bet on a startup





907 Updates November 12, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News: Anchorage police officer shot multiple times and survives; suspect killed


Mike Dunham: Travel writer Paul Theroux will headline Skagway writers conference


 Mike Dunham: After working with Cirque du Soleil, UAA alumna returns to set a new piece


Devin Kelly: Anchorage launches sophisticated trip-planning tool




907 Updates November 11, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News: 2016 Veterans Day observances in Anchorage, Mat-Su


Are they going to OK pay cuts for Administration to help with these costs?
Tegan Hanlon: University of Alaska regents OK proposed budget and a 5 percent tuition hike


Devin Kelly:  Anchorage Assembly members try to restore services in city budget

907 Updates November 10, 2016

Presented by First National Bank Alaska: MAKING IT: Staying ahead of the curve with three Harley dealerships


Remember the folks repeatedly trying to, and finally succeeding in stealing the ATM from the valley?
Annie Zak: ATM stolen from restaurant turns up in Westchester Lagoon


Instead of protesting Trump, where is outrage on this epic failure of human decency?
Michelle Theriault Boots: Lawyer for Anchorage adoptive mother accused of abuse can’t quit, judge decides


Tegan Hanlon: Audit finds improvement in Anchorage School District charge-card program, but still room for change


John Schandelmeier: Forget the health club. Alaskans who cut firewood get in tip-top shape.



Rasmuson Foundation makes 34 small grant awards for a total of $445,859 in the third quarter of 2016


Fireside Books
Alex Hills Signing  Finding Alaska’s Villages and Connecting Them
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 – 4:00pm
Event address:
720 S. Alaska Street
Palmer, AK 99645



Last Health Fair of the season in Anchorage:
November 12th (this Saturday), 9am – 1pm, at University Center Mall (3901 Old Seward Hwy, Anchorage, AK). Featuring new blood tests (Vitamin B12 & Celiac) and free flu shots (first 400, a team effort of United Way of Anchorage, Walgreens, and Familywize). We hope to see you there!



907 Updates November 8, 2016

Vote, but do not twist yourself into orbit if your candidates/causes do not win today.
Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.
Michel de Montaigne


Nathaniel Herz: Federal judge rejects suit challenging Alaska limits on campaign donations



Lisa Demer:  Actions of tobacco giant Philip Morris on trial in Bethel over death of lifelong smoker


Suzanna Caldwell: Midtown shop stocks poke and aloha spirit for relocated Hawaiians







907 Updates November 7, 2016

Dermot Cole:  Slain Policeman Honored at Fairbanks Memorial


Alaska Dispatch News: Edward Itta dies: Inupiaq whaling captain and former North Slope mayor


Stephanie Hanes, The Washington Post: Former U.S. attorney general Janet Reno dies at 78



907 Updates November 9, 2016

Suzanna Caldwell: Alaskans favor ballot measure tying voter registration to PFDs

907 Updates November 4 – 6, 2016

Wishing him a complete and speedy recovery.
Nathaniel Herz: Alaska Gov. Walker diagnosed with prostate cancer


Mike Dunham: The war after Attu: Anchorage historian writes the first history of air battle launched from Alaska


Annie Zak: Slick bridge contributes to 10-vehicle crash on outbound Glenn Highway


Erica Martinson: Alaskans are voting early in record-breaking numbers


Truth & Racism?
Lisa Demer: Co-owner of flightseeing business under attack for anti-Native remarks posted on Facebook


Jerzy Shedlock: Remains of pilot recovered from Alaska Range crash site


One bullet.
Annie Zak, Jerzy Shedlock: Second suspect arrested in Hatcher Pass kidnapping and assault


Wonder what type of fire suppression system these shops have.
Laurel Andrews: In Fairbanks, new marijuana shops struggle to keep up with demand


Annie Zak, Laurel Andrews: Here are the 20 Anchorage marijuana shops that are closest to opening


Why can’t/doesn’t the media portray truth~~?
Laureli Ivanoff: Why can’t media portray the rural Alaska I know?


Tegan Hanlon:  Iditarod, musher say they were duped into participating in film that appears critical of dog mushing


Comments on single study education colleges?  How does a college’s standing play into this idea?
Tegan Hanlon: University of Alaska president proposes single college of education at Fairbanks


Annie Zak: Sandvik no longer president of NANA Development amid ‘consolidation’


Mike Dunham: 2016 Rarefied Light winners announced


Mike Dunham: Rarefied Light juror Amy Arbus tells magical stories with her camera



907 Updates November 3, 2016

One bullet.
Dermot Cole: Man who killed 2 Alaska State Troopers in Tanana sentenced to 203 years


One bullet.
Michelle Theriault Boots: Brothers kidnapped, shot, left for dead in Hatcher Pass; Anchorage man charged


Megan Bush: Commuting through bear country — alone and on foot


Annie Zak: Bear encounter in Seward leads to school lockdowns, injured teen


Sen. Lesil McGuire and interests of the state?
Nathaniel Herz: Anchorage Republican senator attacks one of her GOP colleagues running for re-election


Laurel Andrews: Retired officer brings suicide prevention lessons from the Golden Gate Bridge to Alaska