Tag: AK News

907 Updates May 01, 2017

By Associated Press: Fairbanks woman gets 23 years for husband’s shooting death

SB91 Strikes again!
Beginning in January 2018, alleged offenders will be able to be released from jail and be monitored by a pretrial officer instead of a traditional third-party custodian. Geri Fox, the division’s director, said efforts to form the division started 40 years ago.
By Eric Ruble: Alaska DOC says new pretrial division will increase public safety while saving state money

By Cameron Mackintosh / Victoria Taylor: EYEWITNESS: High-speed pursuit results in collision on Seward Highway

By Beth Verge: BLM’s digital map series lightens the load for recreationists

By KTUU News Team: Denali National Park road lottery opening Monday


907 Updates April 30, 2017


Barr is held without bail.
By KTVA Web Staff: Man charged in attack of woman, unborn child

The Representative said the discussion over the funds was made during an executive session, “any discussion that has to do with the finances of the state of Alaska it is advised we go into an executive session to discuss those things.”
By Victoria Taylor: Lawmakers approve $3.5 million for renovation projects at Anchorage LIO building

AK on the Go: Explore Valdez With Your Family

By Peggy McCormack: State Plans to Widen Sterling Highway

By Sierra Starks: Recipe Box: Honey-Please Cake


Little Big House: Flaming Hot Buffalo Chicken Spice Rub

907 Updates April 29, 2017

One bullet each. Although he did not die immediately, he did die as a result of the attack.
Author: Jerzy Shedlock: Anchorage man attacked in September home invasion has died, according to friends


How is this handled where you live?
By Associated Press: Judge sentences couple investigated after boy overdoses
By KTVA CBS 11 News: Adopt-a-Sailor: Juneau encourages locals to host crew members arriving on Navy ship

The Library Advisory Board will make the final decision on what policies to adapt. They’ll consider it at their next public meeting. People are welcome to testify on the subject.
The meeting is Wednesday May 3rd at 5:30 on the fourth floor of the Loussac Library.
By Lauren Maxwell: Anchorage Library Advisory Board takes new look at internet policies
By Bonney Bowman: Inside the Gates: Maintenance Co. puts skills, speed to the test at JBER

907 Updates April 28, 2017

By Shannon Ballard: State fire investigator takes stand on day 5 of Sockeye Fire trial

Another example of why things do not get accomplished in a timely manner.

By Austin Baird: Republicans reject governor’s demand for a confirmation hearing

Honor all or individual groups?

By Liz Raines: Wasilla representative casts lone no vote on bill honoring Alaska’s Hmong veterans

According to the rules:
1. Is his request to be heard acceptable?
2. Is her refusal acceptable?

By Liz Raines: Eastman calls for reprimand after LeDoux blocks committee debate
By Heather Hintze: Native Youth Olympics highlight culture, camaraderie for competitors


By Cameron Mackintosh: WATCH: Musk ox gives birth to healthy calf

By Associated Press: Alaskan tribal government dips into defense contracts

By Staff Reporter: Twelve local authors showcased at book signing

907 Updates April 27, 2017

By Leroy Polk: Wasilla man found guilty for blackmailing, extorting women with sexually explicit material of them

By Associated Press: Pot farm’s cash shipment blocked by US Postal Service

By Liz Raines: Governor, education advocates ramp up pressure on Senate over cuts, broad-based tax
By Bonney Bowman: Anchorage homeowners to see property tax increase


By Daniella Rivera: Anchorage municipality shows residents options for fixing Chester Creek flooding


Alaska Highway News
By Daybreak Staff: Alyssa London aims to be first Alaskan to win Miss USA crown

Little Sister of Jesus, Marie Josephe Brin Long-serving religious sister dies in Alaska
The Little sisters have two communities in Alaska, one in Anchorage and the second in Nome.
By Matthew F. Smith, May 27, 2014 Profile: Little Sisters Leave Western Alaska

Twice In A Lifetime

Twice in a lifetime:

He has a particular gift for the aphorism. I plan to start my next scientific talk by quoting this one:

“You will reply that reality has not the slightest obligation to be interesting. I will reply in turn that reality may get along without that obligation, but hypotheses may not.”

And, more simply, and very much to the heart of someone who, in the company of his children, watches schools of flying fish exploding from the sapphire water all day long, each lonely fish held aloft on wings that look like nets of diamonds:

“In this world, beauty is so common.”


907 Updates April 26, 2017

One bullet.
By Daniella Rivera: LifeMed EMT charged with distribution of child porn

Oooh, that sentence will stop him~
By Lauren Maxwell: DOC officer smuggled drugs into Goose Creek

Where is this money coming from? They deliberately chose a dangerous profession. What about our military?
By Eric Ruble: Survivors’ insurance bill likely to pass despite addition of municipal opt-in option

By Samantha Angaiak: Family frees bald eagle from trap in Mat-Su Valley


By Samantha Angaiak: Waterfowl experts ask dog owners to keep pooches on leashes around nests

Congratulations Karen King, president and CEO of Spawn Ideas!

By Doug Zanger: ‘It can come from here’: Exceptional Women of the World featuring Karen King, CEO, Spawn Ideas

SitNews – Stories In The News – Ketchikan, Alaska

Source: SitNews – Stories In The News – Ketchikan, Alaska

907 Updates April 25, 2017

By Kyle Hopkins: PHOTOS & VIDEO: A look inside the ‘hazardous’ Northern Lights Hotel

By KTVA Web Staff: 2 young teens charged for Juneau playground fire

By Associated Press: UAA to start surgical tech program to meet industry need

By CBS News: Aurora watchers spot something new in night sky

907 Updates April 24, 2017

By KTVA Web Staff: APD makes 1 arrest in Carrs-Safeway shooting


By Associated Press: Kodiak Borough legalizes commercial pot; city ban remains


By Associated Press: Kenai River bank at popular fishing spot to get restored


By Blake Essig: Former East High students choreograph special dance for instructor now in hospice care

907 Updates April 23, 2017

By Bonney Bowman: Inside the Gates: JROTC cadets train on JBER

By KTVA Web Staff: Photos: Alaskans march for science on Earth Day

By Associated Press: New fees instituted at Interior Alaska recreation sites

By KTUU News Team: Anchorage man says GPS tracker in auto start helped locate stolen vehicle
By Victoria Taylor: Alaskan mother, author releases book to encourage family travel using the Marine Highway

Lisa Demer: In Savoonga, two celebrations of Alaska village life

We call this Sheepdip water. Has anyone ever worried about hitting these people when they run in front of your vehicle? Attractive nuisance lawsuit. I would like to know how many water purity folks would drink this? Concerned about non-governmented water but drive a vehicle (benzine?), park along a highway (pollutants) and waste of resources.  
Marc Lester: The curious popularity of a water pipe on the Seward Highway