907 Updates October 17, 2017

Congratulations Tara Sweeney!
By Rebecca Palsha / Leroy Polk: Alaskan chosen by President Trump for top Indian Affairs job
By Samantha Angaiak: Teen whale hunter speaks to elders and youth about the importance of subsistence
By Leroy Polk: Man refuses to identify himself, troopers take him down with a taser
By Dan Carpenter: Crime concerns dominate town hall discussion on 4th special session
By Clara Miller: Indigenous peoples of Southeast are focus of Sitka conference
By Associated Press: Navy meets with Kodiak community to address training woes
By Sidney Sullivan: Wasilla police meets crowdfunding goal for new K9 Officer
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute: Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute Announces Winners of the First-Ever Alaska Commercial Fishing Video Contest
Fisherman Kamirin Couch Takes Home the Grand Prize for Compelling Video on Her Fishing Roots

By Daniella Rivera: Extra officers visit Clark Middle School after abduction attempt
Condolences for his loved ones.
By Chris Klint: 4/25 soldier dies on Anchorage-bound flight
Chadrick Demond George, a warrant officer 1st class from Clarkston, Ga., was assigned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division according to U.S. Army Alaska spokesman John Pennell. He was 37 years old.

Photos by Senior Airman Javier Alvarez THROUGH THE LENS: Combat King
By Airman 1st Class CRYSTAL A. JENKINSS JBER Public Affairs: Paws To Read program celebrates anniversary
Reading sessions are hosted on the third Saturday of every month.

By Airman 1st Class VALERIE MONROY JBER Public Affairs: TRICARE benefits changes to take effect Jan. 1

By Patrick Enslow: Legendary mountain guide Tejas talks new book
Ric Burns Voices