907 Updates September 09, 2017

By Kyle Hopkins: former Anchorage Daily News and Alaska Dispatch News reporter. Rogoff faces creditors as another potential bidder appears in ADN sale
ByDan Carpenter: Port of Anchorage name change proposed
Anchorage (KTUU) An Anchorage Assembly member is seeking to change the name of the Port of Anchorage to the Port of Alaska. Assembly Chair Dick Traini says his motivation for introducing the ordnance next week is to secure funding to make necessary repairs.
Funds where needed versus siphoned off to overhead? I commend the donors, just wonder about United Way.
By Travis Khachatoorian: $50,000 donated to help Anchorage homeless residents move off the street
Tax the people, don’t cut government’s salary or spending~ Cut the Legislator’ monies.
By Liz Raines: Amid local tax debate, munis urge legislative action

Wish them a safe return.

By Bonney Bowman: Inside the Gates: A ceremonial goodbye to Alaska’s 4/25 Airborne Brigade

Go to bed earlier. Solved. All this drama because some “experts” think high-school kids should start classes at 8:30am, not 7:30am?
By Rebecca Palsha: What time should school start? The Anchorage School district wants to hear from parents
Do you drink this water?
By Mike Ross: Rockfall danger at Seward Highway water pipe
Traffic enforcement to write tickets only might pay for itself in a short period of time.
By Joe Vigil: Anchorage Police writing fewer red light tickets
APD spokesperson Renee Oistad explained the reduction in the number of tickets from 2012 to 2013, saying the department was facing a staffing shortage during that time. She says APD administration took officers from several different units to fill patrol vacancies, which included taking officers from the traffic unit. While APD says that shortage continues today, things will be changing. But, APD has yet to say what those changes will include.

APD says the fine for running a red light is $200 and four points against someone’s license.
Bethel residents deliberately harming their own people?
By Leroy Polk: Undercover operation sees 24 Bethel residents charged with illegal alcohol sales
According to prosecutors, the maximum penalty for a these alleged crimes is one year in jail and a $25,000 fine, and the maximum penalty for a business convicted of selling alcohol without a license is a $500,000 fine.