Tag: AK News

907 Updates May 26, 2017

Author: Jerzy Shedlock: Man, 31, charged with sex trafficking at least 3 victims in Anchorage

By Travis Khachatoorian: Lawmakers take an extra long weekend during special session

Author: Laurel Andrews: 2 die during egg-gathering outing in Western Alaska
By KTUU Staff: ROADTRIPPIN’ POSTCARDS: Photos of your favorite road trip
We had hail yesterday.
Author: Laurel Andrews: Hail, heavy showers and even snow reported in Anchorage
Aleuts revisit the suffering of WWII internment camps

907 Updates May 25, 2017

APD: Early Morning Officer Involved Shooting

By Kortnie Horazdovsky / KTUU: Teen sentenced to serve 1 year in prison for homicide
She is asking the Native Corporations to help their people. Notice the Native corporations do not dispute that they are not helping.
By Travis Khachatoorian: Memo to tenants about area homelessness called racist by Alaska Native group
By Daniella Rivera: South Anchorage homeowners fed up with trashed properties, squatters
Author: Charles Wohlforth The short, intense Alaska life and love of Sam Weis

Customers paying $60 a month will see their rates rise to $65. An $85 plan will increase to $95, and a $135 plan will increase to $145. Those who already pay for GCI’s priciest internet plan, at $175 per month, won’t see any change.
Author Annie Zak: Many Alaskans’ internet bills will be going up soon, GCI says
By Mike Ross: Saved by her car seat; family of toddler urges holiday weekend safety
What AKM has Been Doing Lately – from the Mudflats to Tinseltown (I’m not kidding)

By Sean Maguire For the Frontiersman: Fly low, fly slow: Alaska aviators converge on Talkeetna for annual event

Athabascan Woman Blog: Athabascan Lawyer  Heather Kendall-Miller 

It took me about a year of thinking about it until I got the courage to approach Heather Kendall-Miller for an interview. To me, Heather is way up there with our top Alaska Native leaders of today.…
Athabascan Lawyer – Heather Kendall-Miller – Athabascan Woman Blog

907 Updates May 24, 2017

Should they call 911 or?
Author: Michelle Theriault Boots APD headquarters blocked to public after man drops off ‘homemade bomb’ for disposal
On Tuesday, Mick Mulvaney, head of the White House Office of Management and Budget, responsible for the budget request, said that the Trump administration is “no longer willing to measure compassion by the number of programs out there” but instead by helping people get off those programs.
Author: Erica Martinson: Wide array of Alaska programs face elimination under president’s proposed budget
By Sidney Sullivan: MAP: See how 2017 Anchorage homicides compare to the deadliest year on record

“Rodriguez [then] retrieved a shotgun from her vehicle and pointed it at [Semeatu] telling him to leave,” prosecutors said. Semeatu then “continued to taunt” the victims until police sirens caused him to run away. Police say the gun was not fired.
By Leroy Polk: Anchorage man stabbed relative in the face, tells police he wished he had a gun
By Associated Press: Alaska justices rule victim can sue state’s foster care
By Dave Leval: Mother of Anchorage teen killed in 2016 pleads for longer sentence
Author: Devin Kelly: Judge rejects effort to block recall election of 3 Homer City Council members
Author: Tegan Hanlon UAF named its bird lab after this man. Now he’s guilty of bird smuggling
Congratulations Lisa Vrvilo!
Author: Zaz Hollander Wasilla elementary school principal wins national recognition
By Beth Verge: Alaska’s lone women’s prison welcomes men following facility shutdowns
Author: Beth Bragg Before he was a star for the Yankees, Aaron Judge cost the Glacier Pilots a lot of baseballs

A tourist’s guide to navigating Alaska’s marijuana market – Alaska Dispatch News

A tourist’s guide to navigating Alaska’s marijuana market – Alaska Dispatch News

907 Updates May 23, 2017

By Ray Friedlander: Social activist Dixie Belcher inducted into Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame

By Sidney Sullivan: Police respond to physical disturbance involving bear spray and a baseball bat

By Dan Carpenter: Protection for sex workers proposed for those who report crimes

By Travis Khachatoorian: City compromises on fuel tank controversy in Government Hill

The family says Haag’s final act of saving her boyfriend isn’t her last. They told KTVA they were able to harvest some of her parts, and her skin went to burn victims in Anchorage, affected by the Royal Suite Apartment fire.
By Daniella Rivera: ‘Just get help’: Family of woman killed in boyfriend’s apparent suicide attempt speaks out

By Shannon Ballard: ASD to hand out 220 pink slips on Wednesday
Waaa, what about the murdered people? They don’t have the opportunity to grow. Arrrrgh!
By Lauren Maxwell: Hiland Mountain plant sale starts Tuesday

907 Updates May 22, 2017

By Cameron Mackintosh: Dash-cam video of near-collision prompts DOT warning about Seward Hwy
By Associated Press: Villages to get multimillion-dollar payments from mine owner
By KTVA Web Staff: State health board supports findings on adverse health effects to LGBTQ Alaskans
By Samantha Angaiak: More than 1600 women tough it out in Gold Nugget Triathlon
By Lauren Maxwell: New wheelchair brings new adventures for Anchorage woman
By Beth Verge: Roadtrippin’: Not your usual train trip
By Beth Verge: Roadtrippin’: Earth-friendly business at the end of the road

907 Updates May 21, 2017

By Victoria Taylor: DOC investigates second in-custody death of 2017

By Victoria Taylor: Family fun day brings Mountain View families together in effort to end violence
By Victoria Taylor: Volunteers plant first edible vegetation garden in Fairview Park
Congratulations Jayne Hanna!
Story by: Christine Trudeau, KYUK: Graduating from class of 4, Alaska teen shines
By Bonney Bowman Photojournalist: Emily Landeen: Inside the Gates: ‘Best Warrior’ competition pushes soldiers mentally, physically

907 Updates May 20, 2017

By Cameron Mackintosh: Tok felon sentenced to 64 months for firearms seized during 2016 search warrant

By Sidney Sullivan: UPDATE: Anchorage homicide suspect “unintentionally kills” girlfriend, during suicide attempt, says prosecutor

By Mike Ross: The Barefoot Mile; human trafficking fight takes to the streets

Author: Vicky Ho: Cold, wet, bleeding — and thankful for the kindness of strangers
Congratulations Heather Roach!
By Daybreak Staff: East High’s Heather Roach is the BP Teacher of the year

Author: Tamara Ikenberg: Here’s your Alaska summer 2017 festival guide

Videos May 19, 2017