Tag: AK News

907 Updates June 11, 2018

By Michelle Theriault Boots: Driver survives ‘crazy’ wreck at Alaska racetrack
 
 
 
 

I’d like to see the train isles~

By Mary Simton: Troopers investigate sudden death aboard Alaska Railroad train
When crews got inside, Heacock was laying in the isle unresponsive.
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: Suspected repeat car thieves arrested on new charges
 
 
 
 
By Derek Minemyer: Operation Reborn connects homeless Alaskans to job opportunities
Michael Grimm, winner of America’s Got Talent 2010, is performing at Anchorage Town Square on Friday, June 22nd to raise awareness for Operation Reborn.
 
 

 
 

 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: ‘There’s no such thing as Transgenders’: Man disrupts pride event
 
 
 
 
If it hasn’t declined, will they close the river until it can be cleaned up~?
By Associated Press: Scientists to resume testing for fecal bacteria off Kenai
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Mush with P.R.I.D.E. now mandatory for Iditarod mushers
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: Voracious spruce bark beetles are back in force in Southcentral Alaska
 
 
 
 
Office of Governor Bill Walker: One Alaska Update June 11, 2018
 
 
 
 
By Janice Tower: Pedaling to Girdwood on the Bird to Gird Trail
 
 
 
 
By Ileneinakayak – 7-Day Glacier Island-Columbia Bay-Valdez Itinerary Map of Itinerary Jack, Sarah, Miki, and I proudly sporting our Anadyr Adventures hats! The ..
 
 
 
 
Moms Every Day Family Features: Salami-babs

907 Updates June 10, 2018

By Tegan Hanlon: Anchorage man charged with manslaughter in fatal Mat-Su boating collision
 
 
 
 
By Beth Bragg: Rosie Brennan and Anna Dalton dueled for the Run for Women victory and took down the course record along the way
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: Black bear injures hunter near bait station off Parks Highway
 
 
 
 
By Charles Wohlforth: From wilderness to an urban ER, a doctor’s journey through Alaska’s best and worst
 
 
 
 
By Ned Rozell: What it’s like to run circles for 24 hours around the land of no night
 
 
 
 
Iditarod musher’s camp offers vets camaraderie
 
 
 
 
Volunteers work to spruce up Chester Creek Trail
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska: How to check yourself for skin cancer

907 Updates June 09, 2018

By James Brooks: Advocate, historian and longtime Juneauite Marie Darlin dies at age 93
 
 
 
 
One bullet.
By Kyle Hopkins: From criminal to cop, and back again, in Alaska’s most vulnerable villages
 
 
 
 
By Kyle Hopkins: A broken system of oversight for Alaska’s village police officers
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Alaska man takes plea deal for murdering his girlfriend last year
 
 
 
 
Subsistence living with power boats, rifles~ Plus it was not a clean, honorable kill.
By Rachel D’Oro / The Associated Press: U.S. won’t prosecute Alaskans for gray whale kill
Gray whales are off limits to Alaska hunters, including Alaska Natives.
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: Chance encounter keeps Kids Kitchen dishing out hot meals
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: UAA researchers pioneer new techniques to treat cancer
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: New app for navigating Mat-Su trails
 
 
 
 
By Anchorage Daily News: Colorado hunting guide accused of wasting meat fined $35,000
 
 
 
 
By Erica Martinson: Meet Don Young’s conservative primary challenger
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: The Iditarod just made some big changes to the rules. Among them: A musher may be out of the race if a dog dies.
 
 
 
 
By Frank Chythlook & John Sallee: As Heard on Morning Line: the Alaska Women Veterans Listening Session
Todays guests on Morning Line featured Katie St. John, the Director of Programs and Grants at the Alaska Community Foundation and Vanessa Meade, a Clinical Asistant Professor at the University of Alaska, Anchorage School of Social Work. They spoke with Morning Line host Frank Chythlook about the Alaska Women Veterans Listening Session.

907 Updates June 08, 2018

By Laurel Andrews: Hazmat team investigates white powder left near Anchorage homeless shelter
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Court filings expose power struggle over sex harassment charges at Alaska Native corporation Calista

 
 
 
 

By Laurel Andrews: Alaska man charged with wasting walrus kill
 
 
 
 

By Daniella Rivera: Murder suspects: An escapee, a parolee, & a defendant on bail
 
 
 
 
By Daniel Kirby: Former Alaska lawmaker Zach Fansler to be arraigned on June 21 in Juneau
 
 
 
 
By Beth Bragg: Warrior moms will help the Alaska Run for Women continue the fight against breast cancer
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Family, friends reflect on life of Anchorage hit-and-run victim Paul Winter
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: Police look at clearing up ‘grids’ of illegal camps instead of individual campers
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: Anchorage School Board pushes back decision on school start times to August
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: Inside the Gates: Veterans Portrait Project
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Teens graduate from APD Youth Academy
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: More officers to patrol Anchorage trails
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: Group wants help cutting brush from bike trails
 
 
 
 
By Steve Quinn: Walker signs foster care reform bill into law
 
 
 
 
By Erica Martinson: ‘Why quit?’ Alaska Rep. Don Young, 84 and proud of his accomplishments, says he has the energy for a 24th term
 
 
 
 
By Patrick Enslow: From UAA to the NHL, the Seawolf who took the Stanley Cup
 
 
 
 
By Jackie Purcell: Nap time for mother moose and twins
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Tomato and tortellini soup

907 Updates June 07, 2018

By Laurel Andrews: APD: Man killed by SUV was rollerblading on sidewalk
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Armed with defense dogs, Providence Alaska Medical Center reports decrease in violence
 
 
 
 
By Emily Carlson: Motorists illegally corral moose calf on Minnesota
 
 
 
 
Congratulations Jodie Hettrick!
By Leroy Polk: First female fire chief announced at Anchorage Fire Department
 
 
 
 
By Devin Kelly: Spenard sinkhole signals a looming crisis over Anchorage’s aging drainpipes
 
 
 
 
By Erica Martinson: Sullivan gets his wish for canceled Senate recess while Murkowski fumes
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: The Anchorage School District wants parents to know about the show ‘13 Reasons Why’ and how it could affect their children
 
 
 
 
By Erica Martinson: Alaskan Tara Sweeney’s Interior Department nomination cruises through committee
 
 
 
 
By Dave Leval: Wasilla baseball team honors fallen service members
 
 
 
 
Congratulations Jessica Michelle Singleton!
By Daybreak Staff: Jessica Michelle Singleton performs for one night only in Anchorage
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Wave of summer Anchorage concerts starts Thursday
 
 
 
 
By Liz Thomas: Brown Bag shutters its doors for good
 
 
 
 
By Kari Bustamante: Zoe Hickel brings program for young female athletes to Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Alaskan makes the cut on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Wednesday
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Cruise company Carnival will buy Southeast Alaska’s historic White Pass railroad
 
 
 
 
By Allie Harvey: For this one-time wanderer, grow roots first, then plant a garden
 
 
 
 
Edible Alaska Recipe: California Roll Bowl

907 Updates June 06, 2018

By Mary Simton: Driver leads troopers on wild chase through Valley
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: Widespread lightning strikes trigger Alaska wildfires
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk & Associated Press: UPDATE: Anchorage pedestrian struck, killed in crash on 9th Avenue, police questioning suspect
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Arson fire destroys vehicles, damages Kodiak building
 
 
 
 
By Marc Lester: Weeks after her wedding day, a Polish climber survives a 1,000-foot fall on Denali
 
 
 
 
By Melinda Bolton: 3 men sentenced for ‘winter crime spree’ in 2017
 
 
 
 
By Megan Mazurek: Race aims to raise money for breast cancer research
 
 
 
 
By Devin Kelly: ‘Downright infuriating:’ Worker sues state over transgender surgery
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: When a moose crashes your birthday pool party
 
 
 
 
Call the waaaaambulance. They are still alive, not in a trauma unit, not looking for lost loved ones, so basically they’re just whining.
By Scott Gross: On Hawaii’s big island, evacuate or be arrested
 
 
 
 

Connecting rural Alaskan communities to future nurses
 
 
 
 

VIDEO: Days after return from Afghanistan, 4-25 soldiers summit newly-named Gold Star Peak

907 Updates June 05, 2018

By Alex DeMarban: John Active dies; he was a Yup’ik storyteller and ‘the voice of the Y-K Delta’
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Court denies appeal of man who struck joggers with car
 
 
 
 
By Mary Simton: Spike strip ends 100-mph chase near Sutton
 
 
 
 
By Liz Thomas: Troopers investigating Big Susitna River death
 
 
 
 

Protection for Police, retro-fit the building?

By Devin Kelly: Anchorage Police Department wants to move headquarters downtown
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: Police find stolen mail from across Anchorage after victim follows suspects
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: ‘Suspicious’ fire damages Anchorage school playground
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: Wasilla Christian school loses 3 buses in fire linked to fuel theft
 
 
 
 
By Stephanie Rhoades: No plan for ‘homesteaders’ in Anchorage greenbelts is a bad plan for everyone
 
 
 
 
By Bill Roth: Meet the new Star, 7th in a line of reindeer living in downtown Anchorage
 
 
 
 
Thank you to the young man for calling and admitting he shot the moose. However, he should not have shot it.
By KTVA Web Staff: Wildlife officials sedate moose shot with target arrow
 
 
 
 
By Emily Carlson: GOP targets ‘turncoats’ in primary election
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Downing Bill: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Zachariah Loussac
 
 
 
 
By Steve Quinn: Rep. Gara announces retirement from Legislature
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Student dons a Confederate flag on her mortar board at Palmer High graduation
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: Watch black bear cubs frolic at an Anchorage golf course
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska 719woman.com: Meal under $10: Fish with Mexican corn salad

907 Updates June 04, 2018

By KTUU Staff: Alaska flags flying at half-staff commemorate 76th anniversary of Dutch Harbor bombing
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Early morning vehicle shootout in South Anchorage, 1 car abandoned
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Juneau police arrest man suspected of armed shoplifting
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Two Soldotna men arrested after alleged DUI, chase and assault on trooper
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Troopers say 3 people busted burglarizing a Wasilla house were all on pre-trial release for other cases
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Troopers cite 2 motorcyclists for driving 90 mph and faster on Seward Highway
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Coast Guard medevacs 13-year-old from Chenega fishing vessel
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Fairbanks wildfire sees ‘aggressive response’ from authorities following lightning strikes
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Anchorage camper films trooper shooting black bear with a bean bag round
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: State focus on fixing Alaska’s foster care system
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: Mat-Su Regional reduces opioids in ER by more than 60%
 
 
 
 
By Marc Lester: New Anchorage entrepreneurs get help turning ideas – and neighborhood pride – into a business plan
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: Only Alaskans will understand these summertime memes
 
 
 
 
One Alaska Update Gov. Bill Walker June 04, 2018
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: ALICE ROGOFF TOLD CREDITORS WHA-A-A-T? The threatening letter from her attorney is a MustReadAlaska exclusive.
 
 
 
 
By Lynne Curry: One of my best employees was caught watching porn at work. Do I have to fire him?
 
 
 
 
The Seattle Times, Associated Press: Alaska women work to save historic riverboat
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: Harvesting Alaska: Talkeetna cafe specializes in local food
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Chicken caprese stuffed spaghetti squash

907 Updates June 03, 2018

By Tegan Hanlon: ‘It’s been a long nine months’: The final big group of paratroopers returns home to Alaska from Afghanistan
 
 
 
 
By Matt Tunseth, Alaska Star: In need of a new heart, Eagle River mother fights for a million-dollar transplant
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: California man pleads guilty in Alaska meth conspiracy case
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Commercial fishing couple pleads guilty in tax case
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Spenard sinkhole repairs underway
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Alaska utility tells customers to make equipment repairs
 
 
 
 
By Dave Leval: Volunteers help neighbors Paint the Town
 
 
 
 
By Shannon Ballard: Alaska female running community rallying around man
 
 
 
 
How will this statute be protected against vandalism?
By KTUU Staff: Shriners unveil Silent Messenger statute at Anchorage headquarters
 
 
 
 
Where is this money coming from, is this why tuition is continually raised? Do the teachers of employment skills get a bonus if all their students achieve high marks?~ How many hockey players does UAA & UAF graduate that make their living at it?
By Beth Bragg: UAA’s new hockey coach will earn considerably more than UAF’s new hockey coach
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: Anchorage gets its first 70-degree day of the year
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska heli-skiing company takes fight over fresh tracks to federal court
 
 
 
 
By Emily Carlson: Park of the Week: Oceanview
 
 
 
 
By Moms Everyday Alaska: What’s the most embarrassing thing your kid ever said in public?

907 Updates June 02, 2018

By Laurel Andrews: Police: Anchorage man hung ‘lifeless’ dog from fence by its leash
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: Woman stabbed two people to death on separate days, charges say
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: 4 charged with hiding suspect in brutal beating of man shoved into dog kennel
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Former Alaska lawmaker accused of slapping woman will plead guilty to harassment
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: What’s next for three other teenagers accused of killing David Grunwald?
 
 
 
 
By Alex DeMarban: Begich and Treadwell jump into Alaska governor’s race
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska legislative races feature ex-lawmakers seeking comebacks, credible challengers and a husband and wife
 
 
 
 
By Erica Martinson: Here are the people challenging Don Young for Alaska’s sole congressional seat
 
 
 
 
Interview: Mike Ross talks to Gov. Bill Walker about new shape of Gov’s Race
 
 
 
 
Begich’s Background
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Work has started on a remodel at the Mall at Sears, but the owners aren’t saying who might move in
 
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: What do the locals recommend for Great Outdoors Month?
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: After-work hikes in the Anchorage area: Where’s your favorite spot?
 
 
 
 
By Kathleen McCoy, KSKA – Anchorage: Squeezing books into busy Alaska summers
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska KTUU: Research finds ‘dad talk’ improves language skills