907 Updates August 23, 2017

By Dan Carpenter: A look behind the armor with Anchorage SWAT
By Mike Ross: Police chief gets $37K pay raise
By Leroy Polk: Anchorage man arrested after ramming SUV into police vehicles, escaping into Alaska Club
By Associated Press: 2 motorcyclists injured, flown to Seattle hospital after encounter with bear
By Chris Klint: Murderer held in Seward prison dies in apparent suicide
Author Devin Kelly: Air Force explores changing fighter jet flight patterns at JBER, though more noise could result

By Mike Ross: Alyeska resort delays ski opening to Dec. 15
By Travis Khachatoorian: Three Alaska villages could become part of Essential Air Service

by Daniella Rivera: Audit flags ‘questionable’ purchases on Anchorage employee p-cards
In the case of the most recent audit of municipal procurement card purchases, the Internal Audit Department looked at 48,298 p-card purchases from 2016 amounting to $18,069,421 in transactions. That’s an increase of about $1.5 million in p-card spending from 2015, when the department found employees had made 45,972 purchases amounting to $16,558,975.

By Liz Raines: Alaska’s pioneer dental program is working, study finds

By Samantha Angaiak: 2YH: Living with ALS

Author: Tegan Hanlon She went to a Girdwood festival in 1995, then disappeared. Her family is still seeking answers.

By Sidney Sullivan: MULTIMEDIA MAP: KTUU’s ALCAN Roadtrippin’ Adventure
By Rebecca Palsha: Online grocery shopping comes to Anchorage and Wasilla