Tag: AK News

907 Updates April 05, 2018

By Leroy Polk: Standoff ends against ‘high-risk’ Palmer fugitive, armed with rifle and body armor
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: VIDEO: Fire breaks out in midtown Anchorage, AFD responds in force
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: UPDATE: ‘Armed and dangerous’ man apprehended, police say
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Police investigate bomb threat at Providence hospital
 
 
 
 
By Jim Paulin, The Dutch Harbor Fisherman: Coast Guard members disciplined for vandalism at Adak’s abandoned military base
 
 
 
 
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage’s vote-by-mail election was supposed to boost turnout. It shattered a record.
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: Public or private, what information is open to the public after elections?
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Independents can run in party primaries, Alaska Supreme Court says, opening door for Gov. Walker
 
 
 
 
By Jack Scholz: Making sustainable music

George Gress
 
 
 
 
By Matt Tunseth, Chugiak-Eagle River Star: This 90-year-old ‘adventurer’s adventurer’ has an almost unreal resume of rambling
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Kodiak spaceport complex strives to increase launch capacity
 
 
 
 
By Shannon Ballard: A round of Anchorage bars are now for sale
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Mistake invalidates ban on distilleries serving cocktails
 
 
 
 
By Cassie Schirm: Dogs take on Spring Fever Flyball Fest this weekend

907 Updates April 04, 2018

By SCN Editor: Sexual Assault Awareness, Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month
 
 
 
 
By Alex DeMarban: A respected outdoorsman, this 26-year-old was traveling to get firewood when he disappeared
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Volunteers find body of crab fisherman missing near Whittier
 
 
 
 
By Liz Thomas: E. Anchorage bank robbed Tuesday evening
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Wasilla man gravely wounded when road rage ends in gunfire
 
 
 
 
By Devin Kelly: Early results show Berkowitz has big lead in bid for re-election as Anchorage mayor
 
 
 
 
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage voters lean toward rejecting Proposition 1, regulating restroom and locker room use
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Gun control bill stalls in Alaska House committee amid opposition from NRA
 
 
 
 
By Richard Mauer: A day after budget passes, Senate says it will look at expenses and dividend
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: Special needs students transition into the workforce
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Ketchikan votes down proposal to limit CNN at airport
 
 
 
 
By Kari Bustamante: Alyeska Banked Slalom Set for Sunday
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Even in Alaska, Blockbuster is fading. ‘We’re just managing the decline as best we can.’
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Ex-White House staffer contracted to promote Alaska gas line
 
 
 
 
Herschel Walker visits Anchorage
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: Workforce Wednesday: The Alaska Army National Guard
On April 5th, the Alaska Army National Guard is hosting an open house titled ‘Guard for a Day’. It will allow civilians a chance to experience first-hand what citizen-soldiers do every day. It takes place at the Denali Armory Building on JBER.

For information contact SFC Justin Mullenix at (907) 428-7531, or email him at justin.a.mullenix.mil@mail.mil
 
 
 
 
New oil tanker escort tugs arrive in Valdez
 
 
 
 
Alaska Quarterly Review: 2018 Winter and Spring

907 Updates April 03, 2018

By Leroy Polk: Big Lake man allegedly stabbed family member, then turned the knife on troopers
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Troopers: Man cuts off ankle monitor, attempts to flee
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Walker proposes centralized 911 dispatch system for Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: An Anchorage man left Whittier to harvest crab for Easter. He’s still missing.
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: From baby steps to leaps and bounds, AFD’s Ben Schultz making ‘exciting’ progress

Ben Schultz now recovering in Nebraska ahead of return to Anchorage
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: A former Eagle River student posted a photo of a gun on Twitter. That got him barred from prom.
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: Vote by Mail: More than 52,000 ballot envelopes have been received and processed
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Rate increase made permanent for ML&P customers
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska House breaks budget logjam, sends spending plan to Senate
 
 
 
 
By Rhonda McBride: Cook Inlet Native Head Start: Yup’ik language pipeline
 
 
 
 
Alaska Railroad honors a century of service
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: Teacher of the Week: Cricket Ives
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Alaska Airlines developing new sex misconduct training

907 Updates April 02, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: Search underway for missing man following distress signal near Sitka
 
 
 
 

By Daniella Rivera: AK Criminal Justice Commission considers expungement of criminal records
 
 
 
 

Have or are you involved in community patrols?

By Devin Kelly: Community patrols booming in Anchorage amid crime spike
 
 
 
 

By Associated Press: Alaska marijuana testing lab closes, leaving only 2 in state
 
 
 
 

By Annie Zak: Florida bank now owns former legislative office building in downtown Anchorage
 
 
 
 

By Laine Welch: Trifecta of falling fish revenue is heading for Alaska fishermen, coastal communities
 
 
 
 

By Jack Carney: Lost poodle found after six days surviving in the Alaskan wild
 
 
 
 
By Cameron Mackintosh: Wildlife officials to close wolf harvest early along Stampede Trail
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: #ShareIt11: Silly Easter photos
 
 
 
 
One Alaska Update: Keeping up with Gov. Bill Walker
 
 
 
 
Snow City Cafe: Breakfast & Lunch specials for Monday, April 1st-April 8th, 2018

907 Updates April 01, 2018

By KTVA Webstaff: Skiff overdue near Whittier with 1 aboard
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: First Alaskans Institute pursues reconciliation effort
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: Nonprofit connects girls to prom dresses for free
 
 
 
 
By Cameron Mackintosh: BBB warns of home-improvement scams ahead of construction season
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: How a website aims to inspire
 
 
 
 
By Paul Jenkins: Cellphones aren’t blamed in texting-while-driving deaths. Why blame guns for mass shootings?
 
 
 
 
By Rick Sinnott: Bears, bikes and avoiding unnecessary togetherness on Anchorage trails
 
 
 
 
By David A. James: A fishing captain finds unexpected friendship in ‘Colors of the Morning Sky’
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Fire roasted corn and chorizo dip

907 Updates March 31, 2018

By Tegan Hanlon: 5 people charged in meth-related robbery and assault in Sitka
 
 
 
 
How about locking these epic failures away from law-abiding citizens?~
By Sidney Sullivan: WATCH: To curb crime, authorities add 2 police officers to the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: Online tool to help track the opioid information in Alaska
 
 
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Alaska Opioid Data Dashboard
 
 
 
 
By Alex DeMarban: Chinese entities eyeing $43 billion Alaska LNG send large delegation to study project
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska House reverses vote to pay $2,700 PFDs and proposes $1,600 instead
 
 
 
 
By Jackie Purcell: Polars bears steal a seal from hunters
 
 
 
 
Would you announce to everyone, especially given the rise in crime, that you are running a business out of your home?
By Alex DeMarban: Storage auctions are on the rise in Alaska, auctioneers say. In come the fortune hunters.
 
 
 
 

By Kari Bustamante: Inspired by Empowerment Summit, Dimond students create Women’s Club
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: Side Street Espresso declares war on paper cups

 
 
 
 
By Melissa Devaughn: Iconic in Alaska, classic Xtratuf boot gets a redesign

 
 
 
 

Mic Check in the Morning: Kayona Ziegler
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Bacon and egg breakfast pizza

907 Updates March 30, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: 1 held, 2 at large after South Anchorage stolen-vehicle wreck
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Police spotted school bus threat suspect with a loaded gun before incident, documents show
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Three people hit by BB gun in Mountain View
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: APD and troopers are no closer to buying body cams after fatal shootings
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Woman disputes APD account of fatal officer-involved shooting
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: Lumber, airplane fuel – even a load of logs: Butte man arrested in string of bold thefts
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: Wasilla woman and Palmer inmate charged with trying to smuggle drugs into prison
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: The silent fallout of the opioid epidemic? Meth.
 
 
 
 
By Jack Carney: AK reaction to new Veterans Affairs Secretary
 
 
 
 
By Emily Carlson: Muni vote-by-mail election lets public know whether you’ve voted
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: Bagoy’s Florist delivers bouquets of tulips to rural Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Horseback ‘promposal’ takes stage at South High
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Buckaroo Club up for sale, causing issues for adjoining businesses
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Papua New Guinea company takes over large Alaska oil field
 
 
 
 
By Charles Wohlforth: Here’s an idea for bringing back some of what was once special about Anchorage

907 Updates March 29, 2018

Call 3-1-1 to reach APD Dispatch in non-emergency situations
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: ‘Truly a legend’: Champion of the first Iditarod dies at age 75
 
 
 
 
Free Public Event – Bleeding Control Basics Course – Providence Hospital, March 31st, 10 A.M. to Noon
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: Troopers: Kenai Peninsula man assaulted trooper for 20 minutes before fatal shooting
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Wasilla man arrested after being found sleeping in the back of a stolen truck
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Southeast island man charged with shooting at herring boat
 
 
 
 
By Ariane Aramburo: Youth Speaker Jesse LeBeau makes a stop in the Mat-Su
 
 
 
 
By Sidney Sullivan: DATA VIZ: How much Municipality of Anchorage employees cost during FY2017
 
 
 
 
By Jack Carney: ASD considers active shooter training for bus drivers
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: Local classroom dreams come true
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: Meet some of the women making a mark on Alaska’s history
 
 
 
 
By Reuters: Russia claims first post-Soviet military training flight across Arctic to North America
 
 
 
 
By Erica Martinson: Congress closes the door on privatizing air traffic control
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Cobb Street Market brings small businesses together in Palmer
 
 
 
 
Explore Oceans between Alaska and Antarctica
 
 
 
 
By June Leffler KTSK Wrangell: Seattle-based medevac operator adds life-saving service for Alaskans
 
 
 
 
By Daysha Eaton KHNS Haines: Haines Raptor Center plans new aviary
 
 
 
 
Easter Bunny Hours
 
 
 
 
By PRNewswire: Author Kathy Haen’s New Book, “Wow, Cool! Evan”, is a Grandmother’s Ode to Her Beloved, Youngest Grandson
 
 
 
 
Edible Alaska March 2018

907 Updates March 28, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: Young man fights for life after vehicle struck moose
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: Second cab driver robbed, beaten after lockout hoax, police say
 
 
 
 
By Angela Krenzien: Man on pre-trial release charged in string of new felonies
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Man survives getting hit in the head by an airplane on Arctic sea ice
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Almandinger’s statements admissible in Grunwald murder trial
 
 
 
 
By Alex DeMarban: McKinley Mortgage officials to pay $3 million in fines after ‘bilking’ retail investors
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska Senate committee rejects extra cash for troopers sought by Gov. Walker
 
 
 
 
By KTUU Staff: Despite crime rate increase, Palmer City Council considers wider service area
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Anchorage population shrank last year, but housing market remains stable
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: The Buckaroo Club, a Spenard bar scene mainstay, is up for sale
 
 
 
 
Burry?~
By Associated Press: Museum works with tribe to burry Altuiiq ancestors’ remains
 
 
 
 
By Shawn Wilson, Photojournalist: Commemorating Seward’s Day
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: 2018 Alaska Young Professionals Summit
 
 
 
 
Workforce Wednesday: The Alaska National Guard
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Despite decline in reported cases, mom, daughter question school district’s efforts to curb bullying

907 Updates March 27, 2018

By Jill Burke for craigmedred.news: Old wounds
 
 
 
 
By Mike Ross: 3-year old dies from gunshot wound
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Juneau firefighters, police to train for active shooters
 
 
 
 
By Maria Downey: Family of 1985 triple murder victims protest potential parole
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska House votes to more than double PFDs, splintering majority and threatening budget progress
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: Black bears are waking up in Anchorage. Here’s how to get your yard and home ready.
 
 
 
 
By Marc Lester: Amputees try athletic prostheses at Anchorage clinic
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle & Mike Ross: ASD teachers have pay docked for Glenn Hwy traffic mess
 
 
 
 
Honoring Hal the eagle
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Spiced maple carrots