Tag: AK News

907 Updates April 11, 2017

Leroy Polk: Man shot twice near Spenard after reportedly refusing to hand over his phone


KTUU Staff: Body found near Beluga Point tentatively identified








Beth Verge: A mammoth discovery: 14,000-year-old tusk found in Alaska



Meet 5 female artists who transformed Juneau’s art scene



907 Updates April 10, 2017



Annie Zak: Rural Alaska communities rely on this program for air travel. Now it might be going away.


Tegan Hanlon, Devin Kelly: Almost 80 percent of Anchorage didn’t vote in the election. Here are some of the reasons why.


Jerzy Shedlock: Alaska Supreme Court sides with software company, but $51.3M award doesn’t stick

907 Updates April 09, 2017


By Victoria Taylor / Albert Lutan: Hundreds hit the slopes to bid farewell to winter for annual Slush Cup


907 Updates April 08, 2017


KTUU Staff: Anchorage man sentenced for giving alcohol to minors, leading to fatal 2014 crash


Beth Verge: Brother Francis Shelter unveils newly-improved medical recovery space



Teacher(s) of the week

907 Updates April 07, 2017






By Rebecca Palsha: Vivitrol offers hope in opioid addiction



By Mike Ross: Alaskan’s book, “Never Quit,” tops Amazon list even before release

907 Updates April 06, 2017




907 Updates April 05, 2017



Aleisha Hendry / Alaska Highway News: Honouring the women of the Alaska Highway Fort Nelson resident decided to celebrate the highway anniversary by featuring the women of the area



By Kaitlyn Rigdon Staff Writer: Laura Rogers talks importance of women in wildlife conservation for Women’s History Month

Mandy Murie is known as the grandmother of the conservation movement. She was the first woman to graduate from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and was a strong supporter of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

She served on the governing council of the Wilderness Society and attended the signing of the Wilderness Act by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964. President Bill Clinton awarded her the Medal of Freedom in 1998 for her life time achievement in conservation.

Celia Hunter created the Alaska Conservation Society and worked with Murie to safeguard the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. She was the first female president of the Wilderness Society and received the John Muir Award in 1991. “There’s not very many women who were heads of national conservation organizations,” Rogers said. “So that’s pretty impressive.”

907 Updates: Diane M. Senneff, one of the first women scientists to work at Bell Aerospace – The Buffalo News

May 10, 1941-March 22, 2017 Diane M. Senneff, a pilot and one of the first women to work at Bell Aerospace as a scientist, died Wednesday in her Town of Tonawanda home following a brief illness. She was 75. A graduate of Mount Mercy Academy and the former Rosary Hill College where she earned a degree in chemistry, she worked…

Source: Diane M. Senneff, one of the first women scientists to work at Bell Aerospace – The Buffalo News

907 Updates April 04, 2017





Paul took this photo April 2, 2017. He was standing across from the Nissan Dealership on Old Swd & Int’l.


907 Updates April 03, 2017

By Associated Press: Seward Highway crash kills one Anchorage woman, 3 others injured




By Associated Press: Girl buried, injured by snow sliding off roof in Alaska



By Ted Fioraliso: Sen. Murkowski: It’s called Essential Air Service for a reason