Tag: AK News

907 Updates August 02, 2017

By Leroy Polk: Former Alaska police chief arrested for sexual abuse of a minor
Hunnicutt stands accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the Second Degree dating back to the November 2015 incident. The exact nature of the incident is not clear; however, the charging document states, “The Grand Jury charges that on or about November 7, 2015 at or near St. Paul Island, Nicholas Jay Hunnicutt, being 17 years of age or older, engaged in sexual penetration with a person who was 13, 14, or 15 years of age and at least four years younger than the offender.”
By Sidney Sullivan: Boyfriend says to leave, so ex-boyfriend allegedly fires shots

Kasandra Brabaw: Watch: This Is Why Planned Parenthood Is So Important In Alaska (& Everywhere Else)


For Leighan Falley, Alaska is more than home — it’s a calling. Leighan spent years as a ski guide and climber on the Alaskan range, focusing much of her energy on Denali. But after becoming a mother, she found herself unwilling to pursue guiding (and the dangers that come with it), instead taking to the skies as mountain pilot. Follow Leighan on the Alaskan adventures that enrich her life and legacy in Denali’s Raven.

Before the kill, there is the hunt. Through fair chase hunts, Tavis Molnar protects the opportunity for his hunters to test their own capabilities and create an experience in those chapters that precede the kill.
By John Hamilton: Female Athletes Are Closing The Gender Gap When It Comes To Concussions
Gina Mazany grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. And that’s where she had her first fight.
By Samantha Angaiak: Online petition calls for later Anchorage high school start times
By Cameron Mackintosh: Alaska Revenue Commissioner to resign
By Austin Baird: State sets aside cash for Anchorage police to patrol Seward Highway
That’s because legislators last week added $200,000 into the capital budget for Anchorage Police Department officers to patrol alongside Alaska State Troopers as far south as the community of Indian.
By Laurel Downing Bill Story Time with Aunt Phil: The Alaskan who wrote the Air Force song
By Caslon Hatch: GET OUTSIDE: A whole new perspective, zip lining in Seward

Two Greek Women Conquer Denali, the Highest Peak in Alaska | USA.GreekReporter.com

Two Greek Women Conquer Denali, the Highest Peak in Alaska | USA.GreekReporter.com

“Climbing a mountain needs a soul, not power,” says Christina Flambouri, one of the two Greek mountaineers who climbed the highest mountain of Alaska.

907 Updates August 01, 2017

By Steffi Lee Photojournalist: Rachel McPherron Alaska only has one documented case of a safe haven infant
By KTVA Web Staff: Vehicle shot and torched in Fairview neighborhood
By Daniella Rivera Photojournalist: Beth Peak ‘I wasn’t coming back without him’: Captain of capsized vessel recounts dramatic rescue of crew member
By Maria Downey/KTUU: Injured Firefighter Shows Promising Progress
Tough call. Notice all the charges the clerk faces, yet no word on the robber or their potential charges…
By Samantha Angaiak: Smoke shop clerk pleads not guilty for allegedly shooting at robbery suspect
By Sidney Sullivan: MAP: Southcentral Alaska Parks and Recreation
By Sidney Sullivan: School Lunch Menus: ASD and MSBSD (2017 – 2018)
By Sidney Sullivan: School Year Calendars: ASD and MSBSD (2017 – 2018)
By Cameron Mackintosh & Tracy Sinclare: Alaska State Museums receive national award
Receiving the award for Alaska were Patience Fredericksen, Director of the Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums, and Lani Hotch, who played a major role in establishing the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center for the Chilkat Indian Village tribe.

907 Updates July 31, 2017

Age difference at this point in their lives raise any flags?
By KTVA Web Staff: Intoxicated man arrested after holding juvenile girlfriend hostage
By KTVA Web Staff: Bethel woman found dead, police investigating as possible homicide
One bullet. I realize he claims he just looked at pictures, but he is still a part of the crime. Suicides and destroyed lives of the victims should also be taken into account.
By Associated Press: Former Air Force airmen sentenced to jail for child porn
Chantelle Pence: Secrets of abuse in Alaska need telling; abused need healing
Frank Baker: 40 years of Prudhoe Bay oil: Here’s to the people who made it happen

907 Updates July 30, 2017

By Kalinda Kindle: Painting for charity, celebrating creativity and community
The event will continue Sunday, July 30th at the Kolstad Homestead, 5801 Barry Avenue, Anchorage from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
By Sean Maguire: Wasilla army veteran welcomes international exchange students
By Victoria Taylor: Beer and Bacon, annual festival showcases pints and pork
By Juan Montes: NICB: Alaska’s Top 10 stolen vehicles

By Sean Maguire: Fairbanks cheerleaders heading to Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade
By Samantha Angaiak / Victoria Taylor: New study seeks Farmers and Veterinarians to monitor bacterium distribution among sheep, goats
To learn how you can get involved, you can contact the Alaska farm bureau.

907 Updates July 29, 2017

By Blake Essig: Port of Anchorage at risk of collapsing into Cook Inlet
By KTUU Staff: Seniors rush to buy lifetime pass to national parks before $70 increase in August
That’s because on August 28, the cost of a lifetime pass for those ages 62-years-old and older will jump from $10 to $80.
By Sarah Dubowski / KTVF: FCC officer brandishes firearm on North Pole ATV motorist
Congratulations Olivia Tafs!
By KTVA Webb Staff: Anchorage teen wins national essay contest
Author Vicki T. Malone: Remembering Bethel Restaurateur Margo Kargas
By Bonney Bowman Photojournalist: Rachel McPherron: Inside the Gates: Air Guard celebrates 65 years of service
By Daybreak Staff: Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet: July 28, 2017 Parakeets!
By Liz Raines Photojournalist: Cale Green: Behind the scenes: Wild Alaska Live
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: Noise Brigade

907 Updates July 28, 2017

By KTVA Web Staff: Man with hatchet charged with attempted murder on officer
By Lauren Maxwell: APD bike patrols covering Anchorage
By Ashleigh Ebert: Capital budget passes $1,100 PFD’S coming this year
By Bonny Bowman: Two House Democrats call for investigation into calls made to Alaska’s senators
By John Tracy: Reality Check w/ John Tracy: Sen. McCain calls for bipartisanship, but is Washington listening?
By Ariane Aramburo: Get up and Gab with KBEAR 104.1 Dawson McKay & Matt Valley
The Fishing Report: Northwoods Lodge
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: Dylan Lee Johnston and the Bad Habits
Solar Eclipse: Aug. 21st, 2017

907 Updates July 27, 2017

By Associated Press: Suspect in custody in cruise ship death
By Samantha Angaiakf: As more seniors stay in Alaska, experts anticipate higher Alzheimer’s disease and dementia numbers
By Kyle Hopkins: Sole survivor of Alaska plane crash is back home, back on the job … and back in the air
By Steffi Lee Photojournalist: Ken Kulovany How Alaska’s recession is impacting skilled trades like carpentry
By Caslon Hatch: New law enforcement shooting range being built in Birchwood
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Alaska Or Rust Trip

907 Updates July 26, 2017

Anchorage Office of Emergency Management
Author: Devin Kelly Anchorage Assembly reluctantly gives more money to $81 million software project
By Rebecca Palsha: From an addiction problem to a handshake with the governor: One man’s recovery
By Lauren Maxwell: Alaskan doctor can’t seem to retire
By KTUU Staff & Associated Press: UPDATE: Murkowski reacts to Trump saying she ‘let the country down’
By Leroy Polk & Dan Carpenter: UPDATED: Captain of flipped ship jumps into frigid water to save crew
By Beth Verge: One dead following domestic dispute aboard Princess Cruises ship
If you or someone you know needs help, free support is available via the National Domestic Violence Hotline at (800) 7699-SAFE. You can also find them on the web at www.thehotline.org.
By Chris Klint: 2 men charged, 1 sought in separate Anchorage rapes
Fortunately they did not destroy the greenhouse and contents.
By Mike Ross: Greenhouse theft; co-op garden veggies stolen
By Samantha Angaiak: On-site cannabis use: What stands in the way
The marijuana control board’s proposal will soon be available online in the next two weeks where people can provide comments for 60 days.
By Bonney Bowman Photojournalist: Beth Peak: Man’s best friend: training the next generation of service dogs
By Daybreak Staff: Travel Tuesday: The Kratt brothers in Alaska
Author: Rugile Kaladyte Video: Surfing the bore tide

907 Updates July 25, 2017

By Associated Press: Kodiak mayor not pleased with plans for city’s DA position
The Attorney General’s Office has issued a warning about a door-to-door paving scam
By Laurel Downing Bill: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Alaska crude oil’s explosive discovery
By Dan Carpenter: City’s software upgrade costs to reach $81.5 Million
By Travis Khachatoorian: Alaska Down Under: JBER paratroopers make jump into Australian drop zone
By Kalinda Kindle: Caught on camera: a front porch flower theft, a warning from an Anchorage homeowner
By Dave Bendinger / KDLG: No remorse: S George Peterson claims self-defense in stabbing death of Ellis Kaloke in Levelock
By Lauren Maxwell: Sales tax could double for some Mat-Su communities