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$813,250 in Tier 1 Grants Announced | Rasmuson Foundation

$813,250 in Tier 1 Grants Announced

$813,250 in Tier 1 Grants Announced | Rasmuson Foundation

907 Updates June 21, 2017

Gov. Walker wants to cap the PFD checks to ensure the funds are available for many more years.
By Associated Press & KTOO / 360 North: Supreme court weighs dispute over PFD checks
By Lauren Maxwell: Bird Ridge Race organizers to discuss fatal bear mauling
Author: Michelle Theriault Boots: Bear attacks are still rare in Anchorage. But the dynamics of Sunday’s fatal mauling stand out from history.
By Dan Carpenter: Mat-Su approves new building requirement for flood zones

By KTVA Web Staff: Man charged in 2015 double homicide of Wasilla couple

By Sean Maguire: Alaskan builds virtual reality tour of International Space Station

By Steffi Lee: APD dispatch center to get new technology
What is the Contaminated Sites Laboratory Approval Program?
By regulation, any laboratory analysis of soil, air, or water required under the Division of Spill Prevention and Response must be conducted by a laboratory approved under the Laboratory Approval Program (CSLAP). Both the laboratory and the analysis method(s) in question must be approved by the CSLAP.

Author: Dermot Cole: Denali climber who survived 15 hours in crevasse says he is grateful for a new life
While he dreams of going back to the mountains because there are more peaks to climb, he said if that is not to happen, “There will be another mission for me in this new life. I will wait for what God will send me, what to do, who to help.”

Enjoying Alaska’s Destination Playgrounds – AK on the GO

Visiting Alaska with kids? Don’t forget to stop at community playgrounds, where your kids will forge connections and have wild fun.

Source: Enjoying Alaska’s Destination Playgrounds – AK on the GO

907 Updates June 20, 2017

By Sean Maguire & Ashleigh Ebert: APD officer injured, family member missing on valley lake

By Dan Carpenter: Upcoming trail race under review following Sunday’s bear attack

By Beth Verge: Authorities continue search for black bear involved in fatal Bird Ridge mauling

Author: Jerzy Shedlock: Black bear kills mine worker, injures another in Interior Alaska

Author: Glenn Cravez: Alaska legislators need to hear from you. Are you happy with their work?
By KTVA Web Staff: Family wanted in Ohio killings may be in Alaska


On June 7, Rader ran her first virtual workshop. On a program called Zoom, people watch from all over interior Alaska. As they plant, they use Rader for troubleshooting. After her students learn the basics, Rader hopes they can be her growing guinea pigs. Rader’s other digital project is an app called Grow and Tell. She’s asking all Alaskans to tell her what they grow, and how they grow it.
By Emily Carlson: Harvesting Alaska: Using technology to grow rural Alaska

Author: Alaska Dispatch News: Video: Around the Kenai Peninsula — by packraft, fat bike and kayak

Must Read Alaska  June 19, 2017

Must Read Alaska: A Homeplate for Idea, Politics, and Policy.

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Death stalks Alaska

907 Updates June 19, 2017

By Beth Verge: BREAKING: Teen dies after being mauled by bear
By Associated Press: Alaska man receives jail time for setting truck on fire
By Sean Maguire: Two-week old walrus calf rescued from Nome and brought to Seward
Author: Tegan Hanlon: Municipality of Anchorage looks into on-site health clinic to drive down health care costs
By Heather Hintze: Humble beginnings to eatery empire: Humpy’s celebrates 23 years

907 Updates June 18, 2017

By Rhonda McBride Photojournalist: Cael Green: Fireworks in the legislature as second special session called
By KTUU Staff: Andy’s Ace Hardware armed robbery suspect stopped by store’s security team
By Blake Essig: Summer solstice celebrations begin in downtown Anchorage
By Blake Essig: Capstone project for UAA Nursing students shines light on interpersonal violence
Author: Laureli Ivanoff: Family memories built around tastes so homey, they make you ache
By Associated Press: US officials apologize for WWII internment of Unangan people

907 Updates June 17, 2017

“Wildfire Smoke and Your Health” from Anchorage Fire Department : Nixle
By Leroy Polk: It’s official: Alaska Governor Bill Walker calls legislators into a second special session
Author: Zaz Hollander: Alaska News Behind the scenes, years of flat funding erode Pioneer Homes
Author: Laurel Andrews Watch: Wolf and ‘really lazy’ brown bear tiff over lunch in Denali National Park
By Mike Ross: Scooter Avenue: the story behind new street name
By Tracy Sinclare: Clouds, sunset and sunrise timelapse

907 Updates June 16, 2017

By Leroy Polk: UPDATE: Police say man found shot in the neck in midtown Carrs Safeway parking lot

By Ashleigh Ebert: Man arrives at hospital with gunshot wounds, police looking for juvenile suspects

By Victoria Taylor: Better for business? Downtown workers share thoughts on APD foot patrols

By Leroy Polk: Murkowski, among senators, step up for medical marijuana protections
By Shannon Ballard: Murkowski, Young among lawmakers to introduce CARERS Act
By Heather Hintze: New Butte summit signs to be relocated after community concern

By KTVA Web Staff: Providence Alaska video goes viral, earns honors