907 Updates April 29, 2019

The Canadian Press: Wayson Choy, celebrated author of “The Jade Peony,” has died
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: 360 VIDEO: Tour the USS Arizona Memorial as it remains closed throughout the summer
 
 
 
 
By Dave Leval: Don’t want it stolen? Leave valuables at home before hitting the trails, police say.
“People are sitting in cars, they may be watching us, so as we quickly try to conceal things on site there, they’re watching where you put things,” said Welch.

Anchorage police also say you should keep a fully charged cell phone with you, tell someone where you’re going and to be aware of wildlife, especially moose in the spring.
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: Film performed entirely in Haida, a language with 14 speakers; MRAK Almanac: Miss Amazing, Talkeetna Fly-In; University warning of data breach over a year later and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Bryan Dunnagan: 24-Hour Film Royal tasks filmmakers to produce on a deadline
Winners will be announced during a screening of all the short films May 4 at the Bear Tooth Theatrepub.
 
 
 
 
By KTUU: WATCH: City drains Campbell Lake Anchorage Water and Waste Water Utilities is draining Campbell Lake to make repairs to a sewer line damaged by the Nov. 30 earthquake.
 
 
 
 
By KTUU: Anchorage Mom auditioning for Shark Tank Jasmin Smith, founder of Baby Vend, is hoping that her business will be featured on Season 11 of Shark Tank.
 
 
 
 
By KTUU: Watch: Large beluga pod spotted near Turnagain Arm NOAA officials say its not uncommon to see pods of this size this time of year. “Everyone thinks they disappear in the winter but they don’t they just disperse,” said Verena Gill, cook inlet recovery coordinator for NOAA fisheries.