Tag: AK News

907 Updates May 30, 2017

Froze last night~

By Mike Ross: Quake rattles Kenai Peninsula
Author: Tom Morphet, Chilkat Valley News: Survivor of fatal Haines plane crash rescued by local residents as water rose
By KTUU Staff: WATCH: JBER holds its Memorial Day Ceremony

By Sidney Sullivan: DATA VIZ: Homeless Veterans in Alaska
And if you are an Alaska veteran who has lost your home, contact USVA’s National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at 1-877-424-3838 or go to https://www.alaska.va.gov/services/homeless/index.asp for more information.

907 Updates May 29, 2017

By Victoria Taylor: VIDEO: playful moose calf enjoys backyard buoy 
By Victoria Taylor: Feed Me Hope Bakery uses catering to help off-set costs of keeping shelter open year-round 
By Liz Raines: Juneau: The Amsterdam of Alaska? 
To find out if your relative served in the Territorial Guard and apply for benefits, go to veterans.alaska.gov or call (907) 334-0874.
By Bonney Bowman: Deceased members of WWII Alaska militia honored 
How are they going to protect against vandalism?
Author: Suzanna Caldwell: Apples and blueberries for all: Edible landscaping debuts in Fairview Park

907 Updates May 28, 2017

By Victoria Taylor: Two vehicle crash closes Seward highway in both directions near mile 76
By Victoria Taylor: UPDATE: NTSB investigating two plane crashes Saturday, both confirmed fatal
By Sidney Sullivan: MAP: Aircraft Crashes in Alaska
By Dave Leval Photojournalist: Ken Kulovany: Historic planes head to Dutch Harbor to mark 75th anniversary of Aleutians battle

By KTVA CBS 11 News: Remains of Arkansas soldier killed in Colony Glacier plane crash returned home

907 Updates May 27, 2017

By Leroy Polk: Jury finds man guilty for sexual assault of ‘mentally handicapped’ woman

Bail set at $250K in sex trafficking case
Author: Chris Klint: Helicopter crash on glacier near Juneau injures 7

By Associated Press and KTUU: Interior Secretary Zinke to visit Alaska starting Saturday

Although some of the ATG members honored Friday are still alive, none were able to attend the ceremony.
By Blake Essig / KTUU: Long overdue: Alaska Territorial Guard members receive honorable discharge

Saturday Market May 27, 2017

Saturday Market

MAY 27, 2017

LOTS of Eggs on hand at the market in the spring! Take advantage now because later in the summer the supply will be much less as the hens begin to take a rest.
Come one come all …. performers to enjoy our new covered stage where players & equipment can now stay DRY

Alaskan meats an offshoot of Mat Valley Meats offering excellent sausages and much more

Alyse brings 2 sizes of her homemade artisanal pies in 4 different flavors


Governor Walker Orders Increased Enforcement on Dangerous Roads – Office of the Governor

Governor Walker Orders Increased Enforcement on Dangerous Roads – Office of the Governor

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