By Associated Press: Walker picked for energy roundtable at the White House
Michelle Theriault Boots Report: State failings in 2 child-protection cases are a symptom of deeper problems
By Travis Khachatoorian: New APD tool aims to cut traffic time after fatal Seward Highway crashes
By Samantha Angaiak: Black bear cub draws visitors, but biologist warns it may not be an orphan
By Rebecca Palsha / KTUU: His mother missed his birthday and high school graduation– a teenager talks about the impacts of opioid abuse
Tag: AK News
By Rebecca Palsha: Less money, less time and slower caseloads for the Alaska Court System
“From the average Alaskans perspective if you’re a witness or a victim of a crime or you’re a family member of someone effected by a crime, or their a defendant or a victim it means that there’s likely further delays in the criminal justice system,” Clint Campion Anchorage District Attorney said, “so the delay is a lack of, closure is probably the wrong word, but there’s a lack of finality in terms of it doesn’t happen as fast as we’d like to see it happen.”
Author: Devin Kelly Public officials selling pot: What to know about Tuesday’s Assembly meeting
Comments on Roundabouts where you live?
By Heather Hintze: Klatt Road roundabout design concerns some drivers
Author: Devin Kelly Sullivan Arena posts $600,000 operating loss for 2016, well before Aces exit
In good times, which stretch back more than a decade, the arena split its profit with the city. In 2015, the city received $15,165, deposited into a capital reserve account for future repairs and renovations.
If the arena loses money, it’s up to the city to cover the gap, according to the contract signed in 2011. That means backfilling where revenues fall short of expenses, within a limit set each year by a complex formula.
By Associated Press: Former Alaska jail inmate becomes drug counselor after release
By Associated Press: Marijuana control board to revisit on-site pot consumption in July
By Travis Khachatoorian: New funds requested to complete already over budget Loussac Library
By Daniella Rivera Photojournalist: Nick Swann: Alaskans avoiding Bird Ridge trail following fatal black bear mauling
For Alaskans concerned about being out on the trails, Fish and Game says the next opportunity to learn about staying safe in bear country is during REI’s free bear and moose aware clinic on July 11, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the REI Classroom at 1200 W. Northern Lights Blvd. More information can be found here.
Author: Michelle Theriault Boots ‘I can’t exaggerate how fast this was’: JBER cyclist mauled by brown bear
By Emily Carlson: The women who built the Trans-Alaska Pipeline
Author: Suzanna Caldwell: The woman who’s trying to put local meat on plates in Anchorage restaurants
Author: Doug Capra: A 1945 ship, restored and ready to work another salmon run in Bristol Bay
By Victoria Taylor: Gov. Walker signs bill establishing Indigenous Peoples Day in Alaska
By Samantha Angaiak: Thousands of Alaskans attend Equality Parade during Pride week
Comments on dismissing Domestic Violence charges? How does dismissing charges work out for abusers and victims in the long run?
By KTUU Staff: Travis Beals allowed to race Iditarod XLVI in spite of previous domestic violence charges
Final weekend for Solstice Carnival, so the Market will again be in the Air UP parking lot. Look for the tents, they only move a tad north to the next parking lot. Additional parking to the rear or the AIR UP building. The good news is that our loyal customers may enjoy the market AND the carnival!
May 13 – October 14
900 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Subway/ Cellular One
(corner of Old Seward and O’Malley)
By Leroy Polk: Anchorage man sentenced for pointing sawed off shotgun at federal officer
The sentence handed down by U.S. District Judge
Sharon L. Gleason was for roughly three and a half years, followed by three years of supervised release and 120 hours of community service.
Interpreting Alaska Native Art through Rauschenberg and Benjamin | Arts & Entertainment | anchoragepress.com
I am at Pleiades Gallery in New York City for my own solo show “Underpinnings, Truth is Found Beneath Surfaces.” Using strong colors, often clashing, I paint what is often overlooked: ropes on a dock; basement pipes; yes, hydrants. Presenting paintings to a Chelsea audience or putting my ego onto a wall is always daunting, but hopefully makes me a more sensitive art critic.
On August 21, 14 states will experience about two minutes of darkness as the eclipse crosses from coast to coast.
By Nikki Carvajal: Alaska to get partial view of solar activity during upcoming ‘great American eclipse’