907 Updates May 01, 2018

By Chris Klint: Manager held up at gunpoint in Red Robin robbery

By Jay Weaver, Miami Herald: Feds won’t seek death penalty for Alaskan accused in Florida airport shooting
By Laurel Andrews: 16-year-old charged with murder in Mountain Village shooting
By Zaz Hollander, Michelle Theriault Boots, Laurel Andrews: Alaska state trooper showed up in patrol car for hotel date with girl, charges say
By Leroy Polk: 2 charged in Anchorage Wells Fargo robbery, FBI says the bank’s location makes it a target
One bullet.
By Daniella Rivera: Child sex abuse suspect seeks to reduce bail from $300K to $16K
By Lauren Maxwell: Neighbors vent concerns about abandoned properties
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Point Hope whaler seriously injured during spring bowhead hunt
By Associated Press: Alaska Legislature urges feds to reconsider marijuana as a controlled substance
By Richard Mauer: Legislation to modify state refuges faces growing opposition
By Alex DeMarban: Gold seekers with big plans for Nome area – including TV show – draw opposition

Interesting, misleading headline~ Will they be raising the minimum age for driver’s licenses?

By Rebecca Palsha: No school starts before 8 a.m. — new start time options for Anchorage schools
The first option keeps all start and end times as they are now.

The second option would mean no schools would start before 8:00 a.m. That would mean schools would be in session from 8:00 to 2:30, 8:45 to 3:15 and 9:30 until 4:00. It’s not been decided which ages would start when.
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Nenana Ice Classic tripod tips, but doesn’t trip clock
Keep an eye on your pets, please!
By Associated Press: Wolf kills dog on Juneau trailhead
Congratulations Lori Brewer!
By Ted Fioraliso: Anchorage business owner wins Small Business Person of the Year Award
By Justin Mitchell, Reuters: In Interior Alaska, soldiers relish their role in U.S. missile defense
Steller Watch May 1st: ~16 Sea Lion of the Month
By Wyatt Curtiss: The aviation-grade aluminum anniversary: Alaska Airlines celebrates 10 years of Aviation Day
Captain Tom Rogers has had a remarkable career in aviation. Since starting his career in the 1970s, he’s flown more than 100 types of aircraft on four continents (including the F-15), racking up more than 21,000 hours as a pilot.
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Mexican style corn