Tag: AK News

907 Updates December 30, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Willow Flood: Crews to help residents get groceries, gas on Monday; Alaskans react to FDA changes to tobacco buying age and more ->
KTUU: State epidemiologists announce first case of botulism from home-canned salmon; Lost Fairbanks dog found over 400 miles away in Anchorage; ALPAR offering tree recycling starting this weekend; UPDATE: Richardson Highway back open; UPDATE: Cell phone calls to 911 and 311 now working and more ->
KTOO Public Media: Juneau police report shooting and killing a man on Cinema Drive; Chinook salmon are getting smaller, and researchers say killer whales may be to blame and more ->
Alaska Native News: 99-Year Sentence in Klawock Murder; North Pole REDDI Driver Charged with Felony DUI and more ->

Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: Sen. Josh Revak

Sen. Josh Revak will present a legislative memorial citation to the family of Aylett Hanson, who was slain in a parking lot in Spenard in 2014. The presentation is at the Kaladi Brothers coffee shop on Brayton Drive at 2 pm on Monday. The killer or killers have never been found.

907 Updates December 29, 2019

Update: Cell phone calls to 911/311 are now working; Intermittent issues may occur during repairs
KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Dunleavy empanels group to monitor BP-Hilcorp transaction and more ->
KTUU: VIDEO: Anchorage tow truck driver, APD officer narrowly avoid out of control car on Seward Highway; One man killed in Juneau officer involved shooting; Cod fishery closure, Trident plant shutdown slam Sand Point; ‘The failure is catastrophic’ — KGB commuters on road construction progress and more ->
Alaska Native News: Coast Guard Experiencing Communication Degradation in Prince William Sound; Napaskiak Woman Indicted by Grand Jury after Attempting to Smother Child in Mid-Decemberand more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks police chase ends in accident and injury; Senator Sullivan: Federal Government taking action in ‘positive direction’ for Alaska and more ->

907 Updates December 28, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: All 6 suspects in Wasilla kidnapping, assault arraigned in Palmer; Inside the Gates: Defending the Arctic and more ->
KTUU: Alaska correctional officers union says system is in ‘crisis’ due to staffing shortages; Kenai THC oil manufacturers explain how they make their product; Alaska Navy widow’s campaign for full honor burials successful in D.C. and more ->
KTOO Public Media: LGBTQ activist reports threats and a violent attack on the Kenai Peninsula; Worsening ice jam in Willow Creek leaves floodwater nowhere to go and more ->

Alaska Native News: Female passenger Dies in Early Morning Bragaw/7th Avenue Collision; Tlingit & Haida Selected for Tribal Access Program and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: At Fairbanks fire departments, volunteers make a vital difference; Department of Transportation rolls out new 511 system to aid in travel and more ->

Alaska News from APRN: LISTEN: Film crews recorded thousands of hours with four Alaska police departments, and this is what they saw; Catching up? Here are some Alaska stories you might have missed over the holidays and more ->

Craig Medred: Save the planet

907 Updates December 27, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: How a New Year’s Day coffee can help feed Anchorage kids; 100 years later, exhibit honors Alaskans orphaned by Spanish flu; Nome to play major role in changing Arctic traffic with port expansion; Recycling program turns Christmas trees into trails and more ->


KTUU: Sterling woman attacked, believes she was targeted for her sexuality; UPDATE: Work to relieve water off Deneki Road to start Friday; Owners of Mustang oil project in Alaska miss loan payment; ‘Pike hunting’ with a spear taps into a sportsman’s primal instinct and more ->Arctic air and gusty winds are a dangerous wind chill combination.. More ->
KTOO Public Media: New Sitka bulk store takes bite out of high food prices; GCI applies to bring fiber optic to Aleutian communities; State seeks dismissal of class-action suit challenging rate hikes at Pioneer Homes and more ->

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Local English News: December 27, 2019 and more ->


Alaska Native News: Arizona Man Arrested on Burglary Warrant Christmas Morning; BLM AFS Seeks Contracts for Alaska Village-Based Type 2 Wildland Firefighting Crews; Researchers use Stream Chemistry to Predict Change and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: National Weather Service talks clouds and cold snaps; DOT announce Richardson Highway closure near Paxson due to avalanches; Mayor Ward comments on Capital Improvement Program, asks for public feedback and more ->

Craig Medred: Winter bites back
Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: Law Department alleges $9 million Medicaid fraud over addiction testing; ‘Alaska PD’ premieres Jan. 1 and more ->

907 Updates December 26, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Santa gets delivery assistance from Mat-Su first responders; Christmas Friendship Dinner feeds thousands in the Mat-Su and more ->
KTUU: Plane makes emergency landing after engine failure on Christmas Eve; Snow to continue well after white Christmas and more ->
KTOO Public Media: Former Juneau Youth Center superintendent sentenced for child porn; Fire at B.C. fish farm releases thousands of Atlantic salmon and more ->
Alaska Native News: DOT&PF Launches New Enhanced 511 Traveler Information System and more ->
By Chris Branam Oregon State University, Wallowa County Chieftan: Big brown bears eat salmon in little streams
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Stay In The Heart Of A Winter Playground At The Hatcher Pass Lodge In Alaska

907 Updates December 25, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Customers give Palmer waitress a special holiday tip; Alyeska Pipeline getting new president next month; TGI Fridays’ owners closing shop, returning under new name and more ->
KTUU: AFD extinguish fire at a vacant East Anchorage apartment building; AST: Soldotna woman charged with stabbing boyfriend in the neck; Body armor donated to Wyoming sheriff’s K9 officer and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: An odorless, invisible, deadly gas: Carbon Monoxide; Alaska Native communities win $16 million in housing grants; An interview with Dr. Katrin Iken, 2020 Emil Usibelli Distinguished Research Award winner; TSA shares hacks for holiday travel and more ->
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman: Daily Update : The decade that was in Palmer, Alaska

907 Updates December 24, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Former McLaughlin superintendent sentenced to 4 years for child porn; New owner of Alaska newspaper could be named by Christmas; Big show, new spot: Where to see fireworks on New Year’s Eve in Anchorage; 25 Years of BP Teachers of Excellence: Kelly Corrigan; and more ->
KTUU: Amphibious ATVs help Willow residents stranded by flood; Woman facing charges after attempted shoplifting at Northway Mall; Alaska tribes can apply to create broadband, cell networks; 2YH: ANHC implements Diabetes Prevention Program and more ->
KTOO Public Media: State releases new guide on medication assisted treatment; Why some locals 👍🏽, ❤️ and ✊ over new bathroom sign and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel First Lego League Competition Attracts Competition From New Village; Warriors Reclaim State Championship With Dominant Finals Performance and more ->
Alaska Native News: Holiday Enforcement Campaign Update and more ->
Fairrbanks News Webcenter 11: A day in the life of an Alaska State Trooper at 30 below zero; Family of Fairbanks man shot by police comment on lawsuit and more ->
Alaska News from APRN: UPDATE: Mat-Su declares disaster after Willow Creek flooding forces evacuations, closes bridge; Why rent when you can house sit? Haines sitters fill gap in seasonal economy and more ->
By Harry Pearson, Conde Nast Traveler: To Best Experience Alaska’s Burgeoning Local Food Movement, Go in Winter
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: The Best Poké Bowl In Alaska Is Hidden Away In The Tiny Town Of Craig
By Amy Carney: Sheldon Jackson Museum Youth Paper Doll Art Activity
Join us at the Sheldon Jackson Museum for paper doll making and coloring on Saturday, January 11 at 10am. During this program, children will cut out and color paper doll figures and traditional Alaska Native clothing for their dolls. Traditional Alaska Native outfits to choose from will include an Unangan (Aleut) gut parka, an Inupiaq parka, a Yup’ik parka, and an Athabascan Chief’s Jacket, and a Tlingit button robe and spruce root hat. This program is free and open to all ages, but best for children 4-10 years old. Parents should call (907) 747-8981 to register their children in advance.

The Sheldon Jackson Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am until 4pm. Admission will be waived for the January 11th program. For more information, call (907) 747-8981.

907 Updates December 23, 2019

KTOO Public Media: How a legal fight in Maui could shape a mine project in Southeast Alaska and more ->

Craig Medred: Economic divisions

Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: Watch epic solstice timelapse in Fairbanks, Alaska

907 Updates December 22, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Mat-Su Seahawks donate money helping veterans travel to DC on Last Frontier Honor Flight; Ravn resumes flights Saturday after ‘malicious cyber attack’ canceled some and more ->

KTUU: Homes under evacuation orders following ice jam break on Willow Creek; Washington man charged with murder in 2017 death of Kake woman; APD investigating overnight stabbing in North Star neighborhood; First official 50 below recording of the season; Mobile Community Closet offers free clothing for families in need; WATCH: Palmer dinosaurs take a bite of the holiday spirit and more ->

Alaska Native News: Railbelt Utilities Sign Groundbreaking Agreement and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: California man killed in motor vehicle collision on Friday evening; State Representatives hold public meeting for Chena Hot Springs Rd. roundabout project and more ->

Craig Medred: All Clear!

907 Updates December 21, 2019

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Judge to hand down verdict in ‘hoverboard’ dentist Medicaid fraud trial in January; Palmer DA called as witness in Barrett’s evidence hearing; Alaskan company Pandere makes shoes to fit swollen feet and more ->
KTUU: UPDATE: 2 Children’s Services workers located safe in Nome; Alaska man narrowly escaped encounter with Canadian murderers on Alaska Highway; 20th annual Shop with a Cop, Shop with a Firefighter was one for the books and more ->
KTOO Public Media: Council adopts stipends to help legislative aides pay for sessions in Juneau; Congress passes federal bill that renews funding for rural communities near national forests; New deer count method shows promising results for Southeast Alaska; Legislative Council supports new Capitol cameras for TV, streaming and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: City Of Toksook Bay Helping Residents Get REAL IDs and more ->
Alaska Native News: Pebble Told to Halt Use of DOI Insignia; The Arctic’s Grand Reveal; The Demise of Scotch Cap Lighthouse and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: $500,000 bail for man who claims self-defense in November homicide; Alaska Department of Transportation exploring options for the Copper River Highway and more ->
The Arctic Sounder: Who Done It; Alaska Airlines resumes priority freight shipments for holidays; Native Village of Barrow to withdraw from AFN; ASTAC hopes for better service with new tech; Kotzebue wrestler sets sights on Tokyo and more ->