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907 Updates August 23, 2017

By Dan Carpenter: A look behind the armor with Anchorage SWAT
By Mike Ross: Police chief gets $37K pay raise
By Leroy Polk: Anchorage man arrested after ramming SUV into police vehicles, escaping into Alaska Club
By Associated Press: 2 motorcyclists injured, flown to Seattle hospital after encounter with bear
By Chris Klint: Murderer held in Seward prison dies in apparent suicide
Author Devin Kelly: Air Force explores changing fighter jet flight patterns at JBER, though more noise could result

By Mike Ross: Alyeska resort delays ski opening to Dec. 15
By Travis Khachatoorian: Three Alaska villages could become part of Essential Air Service

by Daniella Rivera: Audit flags ‘questionable’ purchases on Anchorage employee p-cards
In the case of the most recent audit of municipal procurement card purchases, the Internal Audit Department looked at 48,298 p-card purchases from 2016 amounting to $18,069,421 in transactions. That’s an increase of about $1.5 million in p-card spending from 2015, when the department found employees had made 45,972 purchases amounting to $16,558,975.

By Liz Raines: Alaska’s pioneer dental program is working, study finds

By Samantha Angaiak: 2YH: Living with ALS

Author: Tegan Hanlon She went to a Girdwood festival in 1995, then disappeared. Her family is still seeking answers.

By Sidney Sullivan: MULTIMEDIA MAP: KTUU’s ALCAN Roadtrippin’ Adventure
By Rebecca Palsha: Online grocery shopping comes to Anchorage and Wasilla

Op-Ed: Here’s my Alaska fiscal prediction — and may events prove me wrong | Rasmuson Foundation

Op-Ed: Here’s my Alaska fiscal prediction — and may events prove me wrong | Rasmuson Foundation

SitNews: Waterfall Foundation donates $25K to PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center

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907 Updates August 22, 2017

How does one protect themselves against squatters?
By Travis Khachatoorian: Anchorage homeowner reclaims property from squatters
By Mike Ross: Dachshunds saved from dognapper, suspect arrested
by Steffi Lee: ADN approved to get $1 million loan from The Binkley Company
by Daniella Rivera: Special delivery means big changes for Anchorage voters
Author: Tegan Hanlon At Alaska Middle College School, students can earn a high school diploma and associate’s degree at the same time
By Ashleigh Ebert: Alaska Airlines pilots protest amid contract dispute

By Mike Wood: Salmon habitat requires greater protection

By Jenavieve Hatch: Sex Workers In Alaska Say Cops Are Abusing Their Power To Solicit Sex Acts

By Nick Fouriezos: This Badass Alaskan Woman Can Show You Where to Catch a 200-Pound Fish

By Juneau Empire: Walk the Evergreen Cemetery with local historian

Prestidigitabias – Craig Medred

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Prestidigitabias – Craig Medred

One Alaska Update: Keeping up with Gov. Bill Walker

One Alaska Update: Keeping up with Gov. Bill Walker

907 Updates August 21, 2017

Sex offenders can live next door to victims in 45 states because of loophole
PHOTOS: Alaskans experience of the Great American Eclipse
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By Leroy Polk: Troopers: young boy, 10, dies in Wasilla following carbon monoxide leak
By Nikki Carvajal: A brief history of the Alaska Highway

By AP: Alaska Legislature looks into social media blocking

By Juan Montes: Man tattoos the northern lights on his head

Must Read Alaska  August 21, 2017

GOOD MORNING FROM SOMEWHERE IN ALASKA … It’s Aug. 21, 2017 … Last week we spent the week unwrapping the Alice Rogoff / Alaska Dispatch News bankruptcy proceedings and those stories are on the web site … We’ll be in court following it this week as Northrim Bank tries to control the crash landing, the Binkley Company steps up to keep it alive, and a trail of legal detritus stretches from here to the East Coast … Separately, the GCI eviction hearing for the Dispatch is this morning at Nesbitt Courthouse … The Alaska State Fair opens Wednesday … The low temperature yesterday in Nome was 32° and tied the record low for the day, previously set in 1980 … But first…

A Homeplate for Idea, Politics, and Policy.

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907 Updates August 20, 2017

By Tracy Sinclare & Sidney Sullivan Alaska’s chances to see the solar eclipse
Author Devin Kelly: Dozens of Anchorage city executives got big pay boosts earlier this year
Across sixteen departments, 36 executives received raises in excess of the city’s standard 1.5 percent cost-of-living increase. It was by far the biggest raise in years for many of the executives, records indicate.
By Sean Maguire: Mayor Berkowitz signs nationwide initiative ‘to combat hate, extremism and bigotry’
By Lauren Maxwell: City says selling seafood on the roadside requires permit
by Bonney Bowman: Inside the Gates: 90th Fighter Squadron celebrates century of service
Author: John Schandelmeier: Before whining, Alaska hunters should recall this tough hombre
Author Ned Rozell: A trek across 850 miles of Alaska ends — fittingly — with a final bear encounter
Author Zaz Hollander: Colony barn restoration rescues vestiges of vanishing Matanuska farm history
By Nikki Bates: Purple is the new black — for food, that is

907 Updates August 19, 2017

By Austin Baird: Q&A: U.S. Health Secretary Tom Price discusses his trip to Alaska

By Rebecca Palsha: In her own words: a woman with constant pain is denied her meds
By Sean Maguire: Walrus calf at the Alaska SeaLife Center gets an Inupiaq name
By Associated Press: Critics of proposed Alaska mine decline meeting invite
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Author: Allison Sayer The problem that Valdez just can’t shake: An infestation of bunnies
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