Tag: AK News

907 Updates July 30, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Governor responds to concerns from Alaskans on both sides of budget debate; Housing assistance lottery closes Wednesday night: Teachers go online for help to fund school projects; Fairbanks goes dark for first time in more than 2 months and more ->

KTUU: ‘I can’t wait to get the word out’ – Store owner on new security system in Anchorage; Final update for the Swan Lake Fire put out by the Alaska Department of Forestry; 2YH: Mother cautions of invasive tongue tie procedure and more ->
KTOO Public Media: As ferry strike continues, communities must find alternatives; Legislature passes capital budget funding, $1,600 PFD, veto reversals and more->

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Calista Board Elects Officers For 2019-2020; Wildfire Near Donlin Gold Mine Site Grows and more ->
Alaska Native News: Coast Guard Cutter Healy gets Underway for Months-Long Arctic Patrol; Murkowski Commends Successful Arrow-3 Missile Test Launch and more ->
Fairbnaks News Webcenter 11: Murder suspect assaults officer at Fairbanks Correctional Center; ASAA recommends West Valley football players practice with other programs; New report shows aviation significantly impacts Alaskan economy; Construction Report: DOT working to improve safety along Richardson Highway and more->
By Brendan Jones, Saveur: In Search of Alaska’s Deadliest Catch: The Sea Cucumber As a cuke deckhand, your job first and foremost consists of making sure your diver survives.
Alaskan History Magazine’s Free Weekly Newsletter: Deering Roadhouse; Hudson Stuck The Ascent of Denali; The Alpine Historical Park and more ->

907 Updates July 29, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Commercial fishing returning to Whittier after Delong Dock fire; Downtown Anchorage exhibit displays rare Pearl Harbor artifacts and more ->
KTUU: Anchorage family highlights obstacles associated with kidney disease in Alaska; Fairbanks Police K9 officer to receive bullet and stab protective vest; Juneau Police Officer arrested and charged with DUI; Business owner is making her peanut brittle accessible for seniors and more ->
Alaska Native News: Body of Alakanuk Teen recovered from Slough; Two Ketchikan Teens Arrested after Warrant Service; Diet of Traditional Native Foods Revealed in Hair Samples and more ->

Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: Israel, U.S. complete rocket launch in Kodiak; Untold stories of vandalism at Camp Berkowitz; Shame poles get partisan with Tlingit carvers and more ->

907 Updates July 28, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Anchorage raises minimum age for tobacco, nicotine purchases; Bethel implements stricter alcohol laws; Habitat for Humanity ReStore opens at new location in Spenard and more ->
KTUU: Local race club wants to stop vandalism at Kincaid Race Track; Beer and Bacon come together for a good cause; Learning to can your catch at a UAF Cooperative Extension class and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Six servicemen honored on North Pole Memorial Wall; Three West Valley students injured during Swimming incident – All West Valley football preseason activities suspended indefinitely and more ->
The Arctic Sounder: Anaktuvuk Pass man sets world record at WEIO and more ->

907 Updates July 27, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Got a parking ticket? Pay it with school supplies; Dip netters flock to Fish Creek for opening day and more ->
KTUU: Alaska plan to partner with Chinese on gas line scrapped; Fairbanks youth shelter looks for options after budget veto; WATCH: Musk ox headbutting outside of Nome and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Alakanuk Man Missing and more ->
KTOO Public Media: State warns striking ferry workers of loss of health coverage and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Former Alaska official to prepare state for oil-tax debate; Mysterious salmon deaths along the Yukon River; State of Alaska files motion to dismiss ACLU lawsuit and more ->
Craig Medred: Into death
By Lori Townsend, Alaska Public Media: Rural public health

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907 Updates July 26, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: APD investigating deadly vehicle-pedestrian collision; Anchorage police actively looking for robbery suspect; JBER’S 3rd Wing turns 100; Biologists remove thousands of goldfish from Cuddy Pond and more ->

KTUU: Fire sparks at College Gate Elementary, Employees preparing to clean up; Pedestrian killed by vehicle on 3rd Ave; Record number of smokejumpers operating in Alaska; Good eats, a Beer and Bacon Festival preview; Legion state tournament begins Friday and more ->
KTOO Public Media: From gondolas to ropes courses, Eaglecrest eyes expanding summer attractions; Gardentalk – Nip that flower after pollination and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Donlin Gold Suspends Operations As Smith Creek Fire Grows; On Yukon, Late Salmon Run Means Month-And-A-Half Fishery Reduced To Less Than Two Weeks; Scientists Need Help Studying Dead Salmon In Yukon Area and more ->

Alaska Native News: Alaska Army National Guard Supports Fire Suppression Mission and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks man sentenced to 24 years for multiple crimes; Alaska wildfires burn more than 3,400 square miles; New executive director discusses upcoming Tanana State Fair innovations and more->
By KTVZ.COM news sources: Study: Alaskan glacier melting faster than predicted OSU, UO scientists involved in observations

Rasmuson Foundation: Foundation creates budget information center

907 Updates July 25, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: JBER soldier gets hero’s walk before organ donation; Kenai double-murder suspect allegedly killed mother and daughter over drug debt; Experts say planning ahead is essential to keep those with Alzheimer’s or dementia safe;
KTUU: Starting next month, you’ll have to be over 21 to buy tobacco products; Spotlight on youth: 9-year old Henry Vukovich, the Alaska Zoo’s youngest intern; Boxing Academy; Moldy floors. Stinky water. What’s a renter to do? More ->

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Akiachak Man Missing; DOJ Webinar For Federal Funds To Be Held At Yuut Elitnaurviat and more ->
Alaska Native News: National Guard Rescue Team Evacuates 26 people from Rainy Pass Lodge; Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Suspected on the Alaska Peninsula; Ferry Workers Take Strike Action after Governor’s Negotiators Frail to Act; State Warns Inlandboatman’s Union its decision to Strike is Illegal, Unprotected and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Youth from Alaska share cultural experiences to visitors and Fairbanks residents; Aging eyes and expectations and more ->
The Homer Tribune: Newman, Cook shine at national championships and more ->

907 Updates July 24, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Missing man found: The search for Herb Spencer; JBER hiring for over 300 civilian jobs; Travel Tuesday: Book a cabin or visit a state park virtually on new website; WATCH: Moose rings doorbell while snacking on flowers, triplets play in homeowner’s yard and more ->
KTUU: Kenai Police make an arrest in a double homicide case; MatSu tracks Talkeetna erosion as Big Su swallows town’s edge; Another fight in Juneau — but this one isn’t political; Protecting several Native Alaskan Allotments threatened by wildfires; “We are prepared to do what’s necessary to take care of ourselves”–Mayor Berkowitz responds to homeless services cuts; Sights & sounds from WEIO 2019; Buckner Building’s Future and more ->

KTOO Public Media: Petersburg police to end round-the-clock coverage; Juneau Assembly approves local on-site marijuana consumption; Alaska DEC approves waste management permit for Palmer Project; Feds withdraw appeal of Izembek Refuge road decision; It’s back: US Interior Dept. signs new land swap deal for King Cove road and more ->
&nbsKYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: After Back To Back Recoveries, Bethel Search And Rescue Holds Strong; Alaska Wildfires Burn Almost 2M Acres So Far and more ->
Alaska Native News: AST Locates Elderly Wasilla Man Deceased in the Treeline behind his Home; Two Die in Serious Nome Rollover Crash and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Human remains, plane wreckage found outside Rainy Pass; Ocean swells may have affected fatal Alaska floatplane crash; Health Report: Fairbanks coalition sponsors borough-wide life jacket stands for kids and more ->
Alaska Highway News: B.C. murder suspects may have torched, ditched vehicle in northern Manitoba; Old Fort St. John fire hall rezoned, sold; Texas 4000 cyclists tally miles, memories in ride for cancer and more ->

By Dick Mandsager, Rasmuson Foundation Senior fellow: Homelessness Leadership Council Urges Legislature to Restore Funding for Programs and Services

907 Updates July 23, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Elevated opioid risks found at Native American hospitals; Mat-Su troopers tackle increasing theft calls and more ->
KTUU: APD still looking for man who went missing Thursday from U-Med; Company to develop metal deposit site in Northwest Alaska; Donlin Gold personnel relocated due to fire; Tips to do your part on beaches with elevated bacteria and more ->
KTOO Public Media: Special needs advocate visits Juneau to reach goal of singing national anthem in every state and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Inaugural Mary Pete and John Active Scholarships Given Out; Emmonak Man Sentenced To 17 Years For Strangling His Girlfriend; Any Mesh Gillnet Can Now Be Used On Kuskokwim Mainstem and more ->
Alaska Native News: Fireworks Suspension Update; Alaska Guard Engineers Return from Middle East Deployment and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks man arrested for sexual abuse of a minor; Ketchikan man sentenced in logging-camp shooting death; North Pole man sets car on fire with lighter; ‘Strengthening the System’ comprehensive mental health plan for Alaska finalized; Smoke to return to Fairbanks this week and more ->

907 Updates July 21, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Two women dead in shooting, Kenai police searching for suspect and more ->
KTUU: Anchorage homeless camp advocating for rights to occupy public space; Alaska family finds a new home after moving to Anchorage to escape drugs and more ->
Alaska Native News: Fleeing Nikiski Car Chase Suspect Caught by Wildlife Troopers while Hitchhiking Fleeing Nikiski Car Chase Suspect Caught by Wildlife Troopers while Hitchhiking; NTSB Investigates Fatal Rust Air Service Crash in Tutka Bay and more ->

907 Updates July 20, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Alaska drug dealer caught with meth, heroin, $153K gets 8 years in prison; Small gas valves play big role in keeping Anchorage safe during earthquakes; Renewable energy company testing river power technology in Igiugig; Mic Check in the Morning: The SpeNerds and more->
KTUU: Man indicted for July 2 attempted murder at Williwaw Elementary; Gov. Dunleavy signs bill tightening sex crime laws; ‘Lawless: Sexual Violence in Alaska’ Part II; Goverment Hill Historic Wireless Building; Disability advocate inspires others to follow their dreams; Botanical garden opens at northernmost tip of North America and more ->
KTOO Public Media: Two worlds that overlap: Richard Glenn sees ANWR drilling as a boon to Iñupiaq communities; Kodiak whale necropsy adds to the growing body of data about 2019 gray whale deaths and more ->
Alaska Native News: Togiak Man Jailed on Murder Charges for July 11th Homicide; Congressman Don Young Introduces Legislation to Support Low-Income Mothers, Children and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fatal plane crash in Tutka Bay; Fort Wainwright gets new emergency dispatch center; enator Sullivan and Secretary of Veterans Affairs held town hall with veterans; Senator Lisa Murkowski collaborates in bipartisan effort to help spur innovation; Gardening Report: Lawn Care and more ->
By Matt Prepost, Alaska Highway News: Taylor teacher remembered for legacy of literacy