Tag: AK News

907 Updates November 17, 2016

Excellent!  Now the folks who brought the suit should have to pay court costs~
Alaska Dispatch News: Judge tosses legal challenge to Walker’s PFD veto

 

Nathaniel Herz: Gov. Walker shakes up executive office, announces new chief of staff

 

Why are those who do not wish to provide for themselves being rewarded?
Where are the housing units for men, women, children, those who are homeless due to causes beyond their immediate control?
Devin Kelly: Apartments for Anchorage’s long-term homeless open near downtown

 

 

 

 

907 Updates November 16, 2016

Devin Kelly: Anchorage Assembly passes budget with more money for police, less for other services

 

Chris Klint: How a chance encounter in downtown Anchorage led to a major break in homicide cases

 

Zaz Hollander: Mat-Su couple arrested in Washington state after killing of grandmother

 

Devin Kelly: Anchorage Assembly approves Girdwood’s first pot shop

 

 

907 Updates November 15, 2016

Excellent!
Chris Klint: Man charged in string of violent robberies, home invasion in Mountain View

 

They have a safe building,  indoor plumbing, heat,  and parking space.  What more do they need?~ Will they take responsibility (their money/pay) to fund this?
Nathaniel Herz: The Legislature is planning to fix up its new Anchorage office building

 

Money will not bring  him back. If the family needs to pay court costs for this lawsuit, where will they get the money?
Lisa Demer: Bethel jury unable to reach verdict in suit against Philip Morris by smoker’s family

 

I enjoy “cop videos”  
Jeremy Hsieh, KTOO:  Juneau man boots mother from vehicle and swerves at officers, police say

 

Alex DeMarban: Permanent Fund makes winning bet on a startup

 

 

 

 

907 Updates November 12, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News: Anchorage police officer shot multiple times and survives; suspect killed

 

Mike Dunham: Travel writer Paul Theroux will headline Skagway writers conference

 

 Mike Dunham: After working with Cirque du Soleil, UAA alumna returns to set a new piece

 

Devin Kelly: Anchorage launches sophisticated trip-planning tool

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907 Updates November 11, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News: 2016 Veterans Day observances in Anchorage, Mat-Su

 

Are they going to OK pay cuts for Administration to help with these costs?
Tegan Hanlon: University of Alaska regents OK proposed budget and a 5 percent tuition hike

 

Devin Kelly:  Anchorage Assembly members try to restore services in city budget

907 Updates November 10, 2016

Presented by First National Bank Alaska: MAKING IT: Staying ahead of the curve with three Harley dealerships

 

Remember the folks repeatedly trying to, and finally succeeding in stealing the ATM from the valley?
Annie Zak: ATM stolen from restaurant turns up in Westchester Lagoon

 

Instead of protesting Trump, where is outrage on this epic failure of human decency?
Michelle Theriault Boots: Lawyer for Anchorage adoptive mother accused of abuse can’t quit, judge decides

 

Tegan Hanlon: Audit finds improvement in Anchorage School District charge-card program, but still room for change

 

John Schandelmeier: Forget the health club. Alaskans who cut firewood get in tip-top shape.

 

 

Rasmuson Foundation makes 34 small grant awards for a total of $445,859 in the third quarter of 2016

 

Fireside Books
Alex Hills Signing  Finding Alaska’s Villages and Connecting Them
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 – 4:00pm
Event address:
720 S. Alaska Street
Palmer, AK 99645

 

 

Last Health Fair of the season in Anchorage:
November 12th (this Saturday), 9am – 1pm, at University Center Mall (3901 Old Seward Hwy, Anchorage, AK). Featuring new blood tests (Vitamin B12 & Celiac) and free flu shots (first 400, a team effort of United Way of Anchorage, Walgreens, and Familywize). We hope to see you there!

 

 

907 Updates November 8, 2016

Vote, but do not twist yourself into orbit if your candidates/causes do not win today.
Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.
Michel de Montaigne

 

Nathaniel Herz: Federal judge rejects suit challenging Alaska limits on campaign donations

 

 

Lisa Demer:  Actions of tobacco giant Philip Morris on trial in Bethel over death of lifelong smoker

 

Suzanna Caldwell: Midtown shop stocks poke and aloha spirit for relocated Hawaiians

 

 

 

 

 

 

907 Updates November 7, 2016

Dermot Cole:  Slain Policeman Honored at Fairbanks Memorial

 

Alaska Dispatch News: Edward Itta dies: Inupiaq whaling captain and former North Slope mayor

 

Stephanie Hanes, The Washington Post: Former U.S. attorney general Janet Reno dies at 78

 

 

907 Updates November 9, 2016

Suzanna Caldwell: Alaskans favor ballot measure tying voter registration to PFDs

907 Updates November 4 – 6, 2016

Wishing him a complete and speedy recovery.
Nathaniel Herz: Alaska Gov. Walker diagnosed with prostate cancer

 

Mike Dunham: The war after Attu: Anchorage historian writes the first history of air battle launched from Alaska

 

Annie Zak: Slick bridge contributes to 10-vehicle crash on outbound Glenn Highway

 

Erica Martinson: Alaskans are voting early in record-breaking numbers

 

Truth & Racism?
Lisa Demer: Co-owner of flightseeing business under attack for anti-Native remarks posted on Facebook

 

Jerzy Shedlock: Remains of pilot recovered from Alaska Range crash site

 

One bullet.
Annie Zak, Jerzy Shedlock: Second suspect arrested in Hatcher Pass kidnapping and assault

 

Wonder what type of fire suppression system these shops have.
Laurel Andrews: In Fairbanks, new marijuana shops struggle to keep up with demand

 

Annie Zak, Laurel Andrews: Here are the 20 Anchorage marijuana shops that are closest to opening

 

Why can’t/doesn’t the media portray truth~~?
Laureli Ivanoff: Why can’t media portray the rural Alaska I know?

 

Tegan Hanlon:  Iditarod, musher say they were duped into participating in film that appears critical of dog mushing

 

Comments on single study education colleges?  How does a college’s standing play into this idea?
Tegan Hanlon: University of Alaska president proposes single college of education at Fairbanks

 

Annie Zak: Sandvik no longer president of NANA Development amid ‘consolidation’

 

Mike Dunham: 2016 Rarefied Light winners announced

 

Mike Dunham: Rarefied Light juror Amy Arbus tells magical stories with her camera