Tag: AK News

907 Updates April 15, 2018

By Annie Zak: People at Arctic Man recover body of Nuiqsut man found dead under snowmachine
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire/Victoria Taylor: AST: Driver killed in a high-speed crash in Wasilla
 
 
 
 
By Richard Mauer: Lawmakers pass two big education spending bills
 
 
 
 
By Cameron Mackintosh: Southcentral JROTC cadets hold first ever joint awards ceremony
 
 
 
 
Frontiers: Bella Hammond
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Mall at Sears could get new look to go with new name
 
 
 
 
By Moms Everyday Alaska Liz Hayes: How to raise kind, caring children

907 Updates April 14, 2018

By Annie Zak: Police: Mountain View homicide victim, 21, was shot by girlfriend’s ex amid argument
 
 
 
 
By Marc Lester: Anchorage teens are brought to a ‘Black Panther’ screening, and one of its actors comes to them
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska Legislature’s end-of-session fight zeroes in on increases to schools spending
 
 
 
 
By Lisa Lambert, Reuters: Trump to lift legal threat to states that permit marijuana use
 
 
 
 
By Devin Kelly: Coming this spring: Tax cuts for Anchorage homeowners, but tax hikes for business owners
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Volunteers on a mission to clean up Mat-Su highways
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Jay and Bella Hammond: An only-in-Alaska love story
 
 
 
 
Buzz about bee keeping
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: First annual Wakanda Ball happening at The Center in Anchorage
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: Last-minute tax scams to look out for
 
 
 
 

By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: Becky Kotter

907 Updates April 13, 2018

By Leroy Polk: UPDATE: Two teens identified as homicide suspects in Mountain View shooting
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Fleeing assault suspect carries son into Fairbanks traffic
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Former airline employee sentenced for hacking reservation system
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: ‘Catch and Release’: A hard look at SB91’s Pretrial Division
 
 
 
 
By Steve Quinn: Bill to give judges pretrial discretion nears vote
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska’s legislative session is almost over and every big problem remains unsolved. Here’s what happens next.
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: New technologies used to combat rise of sexually transmitted diseases
 
 
 
 
By Nikki Carvajal: As marijuana perceptions change nationwide, Anchorage sees budding businesses
 
 
 
 
By Joe Vigil: Fireman talks about other firefighters who saved his life
 
 
 
 
By Megan Pacer:2018 Women of Distinction to be celebratedBy Julia O’Malley: You want some time to write? Come write with me on Yukon Island.
 
 
 
 
Shows attention to detail: Friday, April 15~
By Cassie Schirm: Can the zombie apocalypse happen here in the Arctic?
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: The Huntertones
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Blackberry spinach salad with goat cheese medallions
 
 
 
 

907 Updates April 12, 2018

By Leroy Polk: UPDATE: Mt. View shooting now considered homicide
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Donations pour in for Valdez family after fatal crash
 
 
 
 
By Kyle Hopkins: ‘I guess I blew that operation’: Police intercept heroin shipment hidden in SUV
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Alaska fentanyl overdose deaths more than quadrupled in 2017
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska legislative leaders block crime bills amid fears they could undermine SB 91
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: KTVA’s ‘Voices of Alaska: Catch and Release’ airs Thursday
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Kito leaves House Majority, Juneau newspaper reports
 
 
 
 
By Alex DeMarban: Former CEO of Alaska fiber-optic project faces federal fraud charge
 
 
 
 
By Mat Miller KTOO: Juneau Hidden History ‘docu-follow’, reality TV show premieres this week
 
 
 
 
By June Leffler KTSK: Wrangell gets first pot dispensary
 
 
 
 
By Bob Hallinen: This birch syrup collector will tap more than 650 trees this season
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: Parents give feedback on change for school start times
 
 
 
 
By Cassie Schirm: How you can become a Beluga Citizen Scientist
 
 
 
 
Bread and Brew shares National Grilled Cheese Day recipes
 
 
 
 

907 Updates April 11, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: AFD: Trailer ‘total loss’ in east Anchorage fire
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Man suspected in BB gun shooting taken into custody after standoff with police
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Manslaughter suspect nearly 4 times legal limit after deadly hit-and-run
 
 
 
 
By Joe Vigil: Ben Schultz conducts first training drills since fall
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Records: 3 Alaska lawmakers had sex harassment complaints
 
 
 
 
By Mike Ross: 1st homicide of 2018 unsolved: APD asks for public’s help
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: Assembly asked to approve $1M-plus contract for SAP consultants
 
 
 
 
By Steve Quinn: Alaska Legislature rejects midwife board pick
 
 
 
 
By Alex DeMarban: NTSB faults pilots, FAA and Hageland in 2016 crash that killed 3
 
 
 
 
By Alex DeMarban: Alaska’s 911 system is 30 years outdated and risking lives, state officials say
 
 
 
 
By Cordova Times: Resolution would honor Native women
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: Judge to Anchorage trash company: Return that famous neon palm tree
 
 
 
 
By Richard Mauer: Smoking bill finally passes a committee, but it’s been stripped of key provisions
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: ‘Eskimo is a slur:’ Tweet on Native reference goes viral
 
 
 
 
By Cassie Schim: Shining Abilities Craft Fair highlights abilities of Alaskans with special needs
 
 
 
 
By Megan Mazurek: Teacher of the Week: David Tollerud
 
 
 
 

Anchorage violent crime victims remembered

907 Updates April 10, 2018

By Liz Thomas: Sexual assault suspect sought in Anchorage
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Valley man sought in high-speed trooper pursuit
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Alaska ‘chain run’ ferry underway after breakdown, but uncertainty remains
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: After man exposes himself in church, woman posts video of suspect peeping in mall bathroom
 
 
 
 
Riding along with Pretrial Enforcement Division
 
 
 
 
By Cameron Mackintosh: APD increases Chugiak/Eagle River patrol shift by one officer
 
 
 
 
By John Schandelmeier: In Interior Alaska, snow came late and then stuck around with a vengeance
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: An ugly spring tradition reveals used needles and liquor bottles
 
 
 
 
By Mary Kate Burgess: U.S. women’s gold medal in hockey inspires local girls hockey team
 
 
 
 
By Richard Mauer: House passes contraception bill, which now goes to the Senate
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: JCPenney parking garage likely to be torn down
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: The unseen world of Anchorage’s cloistered nuns
 
 
 
 
Steller Watch Brian Fadely, Biologist: Part I: Is that a healthy pup?
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: Story Works Alaska allows youth to find their voice

907 Updates April 09, 2018

By Zaz Hollander: Valdez police: Pedestrian killed outside bar by drunken driver who fled
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Armed Anchorage man arrested for DUI, endangering minor
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Duo charged for alleged assault and robbery of cab driver
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: APD: Suspect in Native art theft arrested with tusk in car
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Her brother started hearing voices. Then he disappeared in Anchorage.
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: Anchorage mom uses blasts of sound to grab attention of ‘fast drivers’
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Demboski: Senate leadership has to remove Coghill as Judiciary chair
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Alaska company provides machines that can withstand cold
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: HUD and Veterans Affairs grant $5 million in vouchers
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor/Sean Maguire: DHSS: AK most sexually diseased state per capita
 
 
 
 
By Erica Martinson: The National Weather Service is replacing Alaska jobs with automated stations
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: Your help is needed to move an important set of fixes. This is not wholesale reform of SB 91, but takes care of a disastrous loophole. More ->
 
 
 
 
By Mary Kate Burgess: Alaska Warriors helping disabled veterans through hockey
 
 
 
 
Gov. Walker One Alaska Update: April declared Month of the Military Child, Gold Star Mother Janet Wilson helps celebrate Military Children, Lt. Governor Mallott helps K9 Bo celebrate graduation and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Bob Hallinen: Behind the lens: An evening with foxes in South Anchorage
 
 
 
 
By Lynne Curry: My company wants me to sign a ‘love contract.’ I find it offensive. What happens if I refuse?
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Orange chili sheet pan salmon

907 Updates April 08, 2018

By Victoria Taylor / Kortnie Horazdovsky / Sidney Sullivan: Court docs reveal new details in March homicide case
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of ivory and Alaska Native art stolen from Anchorage antique store
 
 
 
 
By Travis Khachatoorian: Senate chair shuts down efforts to hear SB 91 repeal and PFD amendment
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: Demboski calls for Coghill to lose Senate chair over hearing
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Frostbitten racer plans to send his amputated toes to Yukon bar for its signature cocktail
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: The Anchorage School District is considering changing school start times. What do you think
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Open & Shut: A new bike shop in an old fire station, and Paris Cafe relocates
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: AST: Protected wood bison shot and killed in Shageluk
 
 
 
 

907 Updates April 07, 2018

By Kortnie Horazdovsky & Sidney Sullivan: UPDATED: Murder suspect arrested Friday evening
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: Car thieves target pickup trucks in school parking lots
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: 1 million Alaska Airline miles reported stolen from Bethel Family Clinic, Inc.
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: UPDATE: Utqiagvik man sentenced to 105 years for murder
 
 
 
 
By Steve Quinn: Senate Judiciary forced into Saturday hearing
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Federal prosecutors narrow in on gun, violent crime in Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Joe Vigil: Truck/bridge collisions add up for taxpayers
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: National Guard presents ‘Guard for a day’ event
 
 
 
 
By Shannon Ballard: Matanuska Brewing Co. begins canning in old Mat-Maid building
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: Miguel and Whitney
 
 
 
 
By Kim Sunée , Maya Wilson: Alaska From Scratch – Struggling to use up the salmon in your freezer from last year? We’re here to help.
 
 
 
 
By Mara Severin: The Spenard Food Truck Carnival is back for the season. Here’s what to expect.
 
 
 
 

907 Updates April 06, 2018

By Zaz Hollander, Loren Holmes: One dead, several hurt in Mountain View fourplex fire
 
 
 
 
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By Sidney Sullivan: Triple murder culprit of 1985 denied parole
 
 
 
 
By Dan Joling: Sentencing scheduled for man who killed Alaska prosecutor
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Anchorage mayoral candidate Rebecca Logan concedes to Ethan Berkowitz
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: Yes to keyless locks, no to armed teachers: How an Anchorage School District panel suggests keeping students safe
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: ‘Just don’t do that’: Man kicks moose – and gets similar treatment
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Mall at Sears plans to remodel the spot formerly occupied by Carrs
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Political operative who worked in Alaska accused of violence in ‘sex slave’ relationship
 
 
 
 
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage City Hall adds guard and changes building hours amid security concerns
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: Number of marijuana growers paying Alaska taxes tripled in the past year
 
 
 
 
By The Associated Press: The Latest: Midwife board nominee says she has no agenda
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: ASD coffee shop helps students learn life skills
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: The Mother Hips