Tag: AK News

907 Updates March 03, 2019

(Article has been corrected)

It is Spenard~
By Hank Davis: Arrest made in overnight Spenard shooting

By Phil Walczak: TAPS family members visit Iditarod
KTOO Public Media: Researchers hope bill could help efforts to revitalize shellfish; Ketchikan urged to conserve electricity use; Hatcheries the “canary in the coal mine” as drought extends across Southeast Alaska; Sea ice almost gone in Norton Sound and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: UAF Hosts 46th Annual Festival of Native Arts; Proposed Interior Cemetery for Veterans may fall Victim to Budget Cuts and more ->
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman: Alaska State budget cuts discussed by the Mat-Su Borough assembly and school district; More deep breaths are needed and more ->
By KTUU: How to play Iditarod iSpy
By Dave Leval: Alaska National Guard troops fight for last chance at national culinary title

907 Updates March 02, 2019

By Leroy Polk: LIVE: It’s Iditarod start day in downtown Anchorage. Watch it here
One bullet.
By Shannon Ballard: Woman convicted of starving children had a baby while on bail
By Chris Klint: Anchorage murder conviction overturned over closing argument
By Associated Press: Measure seeks to move bulk of state government from Juneau
By Leroy Polk: Injured skier rescued from Hatcher Pass thanks to GPS device, Alaska Air Guard
The ordeal underscored the importance of having a satellite-equipped GPS device, which made the rescue possible.
KTOO Public Media: Taking a ride with the last dog team left in Utqiaġvik; New Juneau officers bring diversity, depth to police department; Alaska’s seafood industry says the U.S.-China trade war is costing it dearly and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Musher Mike Williams Jr. Spending This Iditarod At Home With Family And Dogs and more ->
Alaska Native News: Native Village, Conservation Groups Challenge Winter Oil, Gas Drilling in Western Arctic; APD Catches East Dowling Burglar Red-Handed and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Jury returns guilty verdict in sex assault retrial; Renewed attempts to move state government from Juneau; Man falls from 7th floor window at UAF and more ->
By Kristen Durand: Jewel Lake residents in limbo with disaster assistance
“The neighborhood has really come together,” said Cho. “Once we started getting the break-ins, and we got everyone who could move back in, back in, we’ve got cameras set up and we’re all looking after each other. I was able to move back in because my neighbor helped me fix my water pipe that was broken.”
By Grant Robinson: State sued over Medicaid application backlog

907 Updates March 01,2019

By KTVA Web Staff: ‘Whiteout conditions’ as teams search for 2 missing snowmachiners near Nome
Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters said in an email Thursday it was reported the pair did not have emergency supplies or gear with them.
By Scott Gross: ‘I just love huskies’: Make-A-Wish brings Florida boy to Iditarod
By Mary Kate Burgess: 2019 Iditarod starting order is set
By KTUU: Senate committee hears public testimony on Dunleavy’s PFD bills
Public testimony will again be accepted in person and via teleconference next Tuesday, March 5, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
KTOO Public Media: North Slope village tribal government sues over ConocoPhillips’ drilling plans; Juneau considers proposal to offer more shore power to cruise ships; Federal agency delays final environmental review of Alaska’s gasline project and more->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: ATV Falls Through Ice On Popular Bethel Trail and more ->
Alaska Native News: Native Village, Conservation Groups Challenge Winter Oil, Gas Drilling in Western Arctic
Native Village, Conservation Groups Challenge Winter Oil, Gas Drilling in Western Arctic; Forward-Deployed Kodiak USCG Dolphin Crew Conducts Three Bering Sea Hoists this Week; New Survey Reveals Alaskans Rank K-12 Public School Investment as Top Priority and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Young named most effective member of the 115th Congress; Fairbanks man claims innocence while pleading guilty to attempted sexual assault; Listen Connect Help: FNA Youth Resources and more ->
Alaska Highway News: B.C. fracking report doesn’t suggest moratorium; John Horgan: New primary-care networks will deliver faster, better healthcare; Alaska Highway News nominated for two Ma Murray newspaper awards and more ->
By KTVA: Smart clothing could prevent back pain

907 Updates February 28, 2019

By KTUU: DEVELOPING: President Trump speaks at Elmendorf AFB during refueling after North Korea summit
By Lauren Maxwell: Kids’ Kitchen founder Elgin Jones dies at 79
One bullet.
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Woman arrested for deadly June hit-and-run that killed pedestrian on the sidewalk
By Chris Klint: NTSB says deadly Alaska midair collision offers safety message
By Steve Quinn: Ousted judge offers change to ‘Schneider loophole’ bill
By Derek Minemyer: Palmer Police spearheading Neighborhood Watch campaign amid crime concerns
KTOO Public Media: Alaska’s oil production future could be bright, but it’s also unpredictable; As Dunleavy’s budget looms, two Alaskans see diverging futures for Mat-Su and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel City Council Ups Casual Sales Limit, Commits Police Officer To Drug And Alcohol Enforcement; Students Watch As Alaska Stage Becomes Courtroom; Y-K Mushers Learn Iditarod Starting Positions Thursday Night and more ->
Alaska Native News: Landing Craft in Danger of Sinking Runs Aground South of Cape Kuliuk, Coast Guard Responds; Trooper Lunches with then Arrests Convicted Sex Offender in Violation in Nenana and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Alaska Unmanned Flight Discussed at Science for Alaska Lecture; New Surveillance Footage of Vandalism Suspect and more ->
Alaska Highway Project honors Black History Month with ‘Frozen in History’ Preserving a piece of Alaska history. Thats what one group is doing with a play Thursday.
By Sterling Miller: Back To The Past For Management Of Large Carnivores In Alaska
Alaska Highway News Hillel Italie / The Associated Press: Sedaris, Rankine among new arts academy inductees
By Don Reardon: The new Alaska apocalypse and its authors

907 Updates February 27, 2019

By KTUU Digital Staff: UPDATE: Woman struck, killed while walking on Seward Hwy
By Elizabeth Roman: Troopers release more details of fatal Parks Highway head-on collision
One bullet.
From the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Traveler sentenced for attempting to have sex with a child.
By Associated Press: 12 Coast Guard members face charges in Alaska drug probe
Lt. Cmdr. Raymond Reichl says the nonjudicial process doesn’t result in criminal convictions.

Capt. Melissa Rivera, chief of staff for the 17th Coast Guard District, says drug use by members violates the agency’s policy as well as federal law.
By Daniella Rivera: Missing or murdered: Relatives testify, new evidence emerges in Skeek trial
By KTVA Web Staff: Full Interview: Dunleavy says budget is ‘within the hands’ of Legislature, people of Alaska
KTOO Public Media: With no removal in sight, Juneau weighs options for Lumberman tug; Dunleavy opens door to megaprojects with administrative order and more->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel’s Jessica Klejka Prepares For First Iditarod and more->
Alaska Native News: Sabrewing Aircraft Signs History-Making Agreement with Aleut Community of St. Paul Island; Fort Wainwright Town Hall Addresses Soldier and Family Housing; Fourth Suspect in May Drive By that Injured Two-Year-Old Girl Now in Custody and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: The Fairbanks City Council has finally reached a verdict to the Anti-discrimination ordinance; Troopers recover stolen car after high speed chase; Downtown buildings defaced by vandal with orange spray paint and more ->
Alaska Highway News: February a month to recognize the work of Women’s Institutes
By Grant Robinson: Murals highlight healing after trauma
By Megan Mazurek: Alaska gift shop recreates jingle for ‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’

907 Updates February 26, 2019

By Victoria Taylor: Anchorage Downtown Partnership pilots overnight patrol program
KTOO Public Media: Unions push against proposed cuts to Alaska ferry system; Dunleavy disbands Alaska climate response team and more ->
Alaska Native News: House Creates Special Committee on Tribal Affairs; Nulato Woman Arrested for Attempted Murder Following Serious Stabbing Incident and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Police Respond to Stolen Vehicle with Reported Gun; LIVE: City council to vote on equal rights ordinance and more ->
By Heather Hintze: Rock the Resilience empowers teens to talk about domestic violence, sexual assault
By John Thompson: Head of the Class: Jessie Salway
By Beth Verge & Patrick Enslow: For the late Phil Kari, one final hurrah on the Iron Dog trail
Patrick Enslow: Wade’s World: What’s lead dog material? The 47th Iditarod begins March 2nd, and KTUUs MK Burgess caught up with veteran musher Wade Marrs. The two discussed what makes lead dog material, and how he names his puppy’s.
KTUU: On their way to Nome, Iditaread program starts Students at Nunaka Valley Elementary kicked off the Iditaread program.

907 Updates February 25, 2019

By Dave Goldman: Streeper takes home another Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship
By KTUU: Alaska Pacific University on the road to earning Tribal College designation
By Beth Verge: Youngsters flock to UAA for Junior Native Youth Olympic Games
Alaska Native News: Bear in Mind: McNeil River Bear Viewing Permit Deadline is Fast Approaching; K9 Alex Takes Down Ice Pick-Wielding Suspect in Spenard Area and more ->

907 Updates February 24, 2019

KTUU: Late Sen. Ted Stevens honored with statue at namesake airport; Champions crowned in 2019 edition of Iron Dog; Large showing for first of two public testimony sessions with Anchorage Caucus and more->
KTVA 11 The Voice of Alaska: Dunleavy quietly nixes Alaska climate change strategy; Alaska ski areas would get to serve booze, bill proposes and more ->
KTOO Public Media: Why a wilderness lodge in the middle of nowhere became a magnet for mushers; With merger pending, Sitka Hospital suspends major surgeries; Rep. Young seeks legal path for CBD and more ->
Alaska Native News: A Bad Summer for Birds on Northern Island and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Two Dogs Killed in Downtown Fire this Morning; Native Leader Gather to Teach the Importance of Indigenous Languages and more ->

907 Updates February 23, 2019

What do you do? Put him in prison for attempted murder and hope he gets the help he needs?
By KTUU Digital Staff: Suspect in custody after Saturday morning stabbing investigation.
Longer sentence.
By Joe Vigil: Stacey Graham to be resentenced in teens’ DUI deaths
Lock him up for 80 years.
By Dave Leval: Colony High student charged with sexual assault
“Further investigation revealed that [Jimenez] had sexually assaulted and strangled a former girlfriend at the school,” troopers wrote.

Jimenez, who is being charged as an adult, faces one count of third-degree assault, one count of first-degree attempted sexual assault and two counts of sexual assault.
By Heather Hintze: Mat-Su students raise awareness about domestic violence, sexual abuse
KTOO Pubic Media: Judge rejects claim that attorneys botched trial in Tenakee Springs homicide case; High school students get a close look at state government during a busy week and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Watch: Can Bethel Afford The Costs Of Climate Change?
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: FNSB trains employees on new ‘Stop the Bleed’ kits; Sexual Assault Retrial Ends, Jury Still Deliberating; Local Electronics Recyling Facility Works to Reduce Large and Hazardous Materials from Landfills and more ->
Alaska Native News: GCI Announces Recipients of 2019 Nonprofit Partnership Program; Anchorage Man Involved in Serious DV Assault Arrested in Seward and more ->
By Samantha Larson University of Washington: New Study: How to Save a Seabird
By Beth Verge: For Ben Schultz, a new lease on life and second chance with AFD
By John Thompson: Mic Check in the Morning: UAA’s Symphony of Sounds
By Jeremy LaGoo: Snowmachiner tells story of Hatcher Pass avalanche
(Viewer warning: Explicit language)
Iron Dog wives talk about thrills and worry on the trail Iron Dog wives talk about thrills and worry on the trail

907 Updates February 22, 2019

By Daniela Rivera: Missing or murdered: What happened to Linda Skeek?
By Leroy Polk: Fairbanks man arrested for striking family’s car, shooting at them, AST says
KTOO Public Media: ‘The community spirit keeps us warm’: Exchange students from Muslim countries feel welcome in Juneau, Sitka; Three people seriously injured in five-car crash in Juneau; Alaska ferries freeze autumn ticket sales amid uncertain future and more ->
Alaska Native News: Former Kotzebue Postmaster Indicted on Drug Conspiracy Charges; Wasilla Woman Arrested for Felony DUI after being Found Passed out at the Three Bear Gas Pumps; AST Jail Nenana Man on Multiple Charges Following Machete Incident and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Woman who fought for civil rights for the indigenous people across the state of Alaska was celebrated last night; New Airport Renovation Planned for 2021; An update on the women who shot herself in the chest yesterday. And more ->
By Scott Gross: Government Hill among 6 schools across the globe chosen for satellite internet program
As being chosen as of the six global schools, Government Hill also receives free internet from OneWeb.
How will they protect the area from two and four legged vandals?
By Lauren Maxwell: Bears could be barrier to Muldoon park food forest
Rafuse said the project has also received several grants, including a $750,000 grant from the federal government that was awarded with the understanding that the public plantings were part of it.

Ultimately, he said, the project will have to be approved by the municipality’s Parks and Recreation and Urban Design commissions before it can go through.
By Heather Hintze: Palmer recycling center creates financial ‘safety net’ as market prices drop
By Lisa Demer: Meet Rasmuson Foundation’s four new staff members
By Shawn Wilson: After playing for charity, an Alaska teen guitarist will get to play at world music festival