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907 Updates April 01, 2017

By Beth Verge: Palmer addiction treatment center comes as surprise to some locals



By Kyle Hopkins / KTUU: Police expect to release update soon on James Dale Ritchie investigation





Juneau avalanche video Friday March 31


Raven’s Roost Co-Housing






907 Updates March 31, 2017

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska were the only Republicans to vote against the bill.
By Travis Khachatoorian: Restrictive bill targeting Planned Parenthood passes, without help from Alaska senator


By Cameron Mackintosh and Phil Walczak: ‘I’m lucky to be alive’ Avalanche victim shares story of survival












Twice In A Lifetime: It Must Be Good
Great friends of ours recently bought their first cruising boat.
In the nautical world, this is recognized as a dark and lamentable turning point in anyone’s life.




907 Updates March 30, 2017










Kemppel says the foundation’s goal is to give out $10 million over the next 10 years. For more information, visit the foundation’s website at alaskacf.org.


Good Samaritans help driver following Glenn Hwy rollover

Traffic moved slowly along the inbound Glenn Highway Wednesday morning following significant overnight snowfall. Many parts of the Anchorage area have received 5 to 8 inches of spring snow overnight into Wednesday morning. As of 12 p.m., snow was still coming down across much of the area. One driver, heading into Anchorage on the Glenn …

Source: Good Samaritans help driver following Glenn Hwy rollover | KTVA 11

Teacher of the Week: Wendy Barnes | KTVA 11

Wendy Barnes learned as a teenager that you should never take anything for granted. When she was 18 years old, she taught sick kids at a hospital in Chernobyl. She said the experience was an eye opener. Years later, as a kindergarten teacher at Tyson Elementary, that lesson still holds true. “You have no idea …

Source: Teacher of the Week: Wendy Barnes | KTVA 11

907 Updates March 29, 2017 Gang graffiti grows in east Anchorage

An east Anchorage neighborhood near Russian Jack Springs Park is plagued with gang-related graffiti. Spray-painted symbols and words related to the Crips, Bloods and other gangs line a number of fences near the intersection of Reka Drive and Bragaw Street. “Graffiti is the first sign that you’ve got an issue in your neighborhood,” said Scott …

Source: Gang graffiti grows in east Anchorage, former APD officer weighs in on solutions | KTVA 11

907 Updates March 29, 2017

By Kirsten Swann:  Eagle River rugby star keeps Alaska close to heart


Women’s History Month and one woman’s trek in science
Revisiting a moment in Alaska with Rita Colwell, the first woman to serve as NSF director


Congratulations to: 17-year-old Megyn Williams
Fairbanks teen helps stranded drivers through Facebook page


“We all know someone,” said Tami Truett Jerue, executive director of the Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center during the briefing. She noted that although Alaska Natives are 16 percent of the population in Alaska, they make up 28 percent of the murder victims. (The statistics refer to all Alaska Natives, including women.)

The briefing corresponded with efforts by congressional representatives to declare May 5 as a National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.

907 Updates March 28, 2017










Cover 2 Cover: Seward’s Day


Thank you Leeann Brewster and Chism Henry!
By Mike Ross: Saved from death; puppies left at a dumpster get a second chance

907 Updates March 27, 2017







Congratulations Heidi Rader!
By Victoria Taylor: UAF educator develops new app for gardening



By Jackie Bartz: APU student seeks public input about popular Anchorage park
The survey is open until March 31, 2017.
The survey can be found at: www.surveymonkey.com/r/TBCXR2F



WATCH: Unstable Ground: The Story of the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake



907 Updates March 26, 2017







By Cameron Mackintosh and David Brooks: Mat-Su Borough’s first marijuana retailer opens for business



NOAA hosts open house to encourage tsunami awareness


Bethel restaurant drops bid to open city’s last liquor store



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