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907 Updates April 26, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: 1 dead, 1 hurt in a head-on crash in Fairview Sunday morning; News A home in Chugiak is a total loss following a fire Sunday. Homeowner wakes up in time to escape a fire in Chugiak Sunday morning; Help wanted: JBER looks to fill nearly 150 civilian jobs this summer; The pandemic is helping lead dogs to their forever homes at SPCA and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: This Day In Alaska History April 26th, 1920 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing, Editor, Must Read Alaska: Monday – Supermoon tonight, Census releasing state population counts today, Lora’s mask drama
 
 
 
 

907 Updates April 25, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Three human-caused fires put out in the Mat-Su this week; UPDATE: Father charged with daughter’s murder; Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is world’s fourth busiest for cargo; Kotzebue’s Aaron Phillips chases UFC dream on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Juneau’s sewage treatment plants racked up dozens of pollution violations. The city has a plan to make it right.; In-river hydro project in Alaska chosen for federal assistance aimed to get communities off diesel and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Intoxicated Klawock Man and his Neighbor Struggle over Firearm Friday, Man Charged with Several Counts; Intoxicated Klawock Man and his Neighbor Struggle over Firearm Friday, Man Charged with Several Counts; Anchorage Mother Charged with DUI and Child Endangerment on Parks Highway Saturday; Tetlin Man Arrested on Alcohol Importation Friday; This Day In Alaska History April 25th, 1919 and more ->
 
 
 
 
STORIES FROM NORTHERN CANADA AND ALASKA: Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way

907 Updates April 24, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Man charged with murder in connection to Fairview homicide investigation A woman and her dog both died on Friday after APD responded to reports of a disturbance; Acting mayor appoints first chief equity officer for Anchorage; Cost of lumber is on the rise; some say they’ve never seen anything like it before and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Alaska’s secret Cold War export? Shellfish toxin for the CIA; Juneau’s airport approves another $1.15M in rent abatement, tenants hope for better summer than 2020 and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Federal Management Of Lower Kuskokwim Kings Likely This Summer
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Troopers Arrest One, Seek Two Others in April 11th Fairbanks Armed Robbery; This Day In Alaska History April 24th, 1913 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Chinooks from Fort Wainwright help set up base camp on Denali for National Park Service; Sci-Friday: New research uncovers new details of Jupiter’s out of this world auroras; AST: Troopers did not make any DUI arrests on 4/20 and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Weekly Photojournal Update Continuing Spring Sun (at least for part of the day)
 
 
 
 

907 Updates April 23, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Anchorage man indicted for kidnapping, assaulting woman; Juneau man indicted for sexual abuse of a minor charges; Member of Ohio family that lived in Alaska for a year before their arrest pleads guilty in slaying of eight people; Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament sees youngest champion ever and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: LISTEN: A documentary film followed Metlakatla’s winning high school hoopsters, then won an award of its own; Alaska House bill would fund schools ahead of time, prevent pink slips; Hoping for a ‘Mississippi miracle,’ Alaska lawmakers push bipartisan reading bill and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: YKHC To Begin Randomly Drug Testing Employees; Commercial And Subsistence Harvesters Speak Out Against Trawler Bycatch Of Chinook Salmon and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Two-time Felon Sentenced to More Than Six Years in Federal Prison for Illegally Possessing a Firearm; Washington Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine and Heroin Distribution in Ketchikan; This Day In Alaska History April 23rd, 1869 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Morris Thompson center offers free talk on importance of traditional Alaska Native regalia, celebrating tradition; Arctic narwhal tusk study reveals increased mercury content present due to climate change and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Arctic Sounder: Young racers enjoy a spring ride; Ilisagvik College internet gets boost and more ->
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing, Editor, Must Read Alaska: Friday – Manchin endorses Murkowski, Women’s March endorses Dunbar
 
 
 
 

By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Bridal Veil Falls In Alaska Was Named One Of The Top 10 Waterfalls In America
 
 
 
 
Everyone Dies Famous in a Small Town by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock; Wendy Lamb Books, 208 pages ($17.99) Ages 12 and up.

Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock, Alaskan author of acclaimed debut “The Smell of Other People’s Houses,” here offers a beautifully written, poignant collection of interwoven stories, loosely connected by the tragic disappearance of a young girl and set in small towns in the West and Alaska in the 1990s.

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907 Updates April 22, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: New acting police chief of Anchorage appointed ahead of chief’s retirement; Anchorage voters approved funds to purchase body cameras for APD. What happens next?; Inside the Gates: Soldiers train to climb Denali and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: State foster care agencies take millions of dollars owed to children in their care; Feds designate critical whale habitat areas in Alaska and the West Coast; Anchorage’s small international eateries, used to takeout, found a growing market during pandemic and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: 3-Year-Old Girl Attacked By Loose Dogs In Chevak and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Phone Scam Warning – The Municipal Clerk’s Office is not making phone calls regarding fraud investigations.; This Day In Alaska History April 22nd, 1917 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Health Watch: Alaskans save lives for National Donate Life Month and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: The Wood Frog’s Quack Signals The Start Of Spring In Alaska
 
 
 
 
April 22 Club MRAK Alaska Legislative Bulletin
 
 
 
 
Los Angeles Times: Festival of Books: Native American authors honor Leslie Marmon Silko, next generation of Indigenous writers
 
 
 
 
Tuesday Nite History Talk
Event by Valdez Museum and Historical Archive
Online: us02web.zoom.us
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 5:30 PM AKDT
Price: Free
Public · Anyone on or off Facebook
In the News, August 15, 1941 issue of the Valdez Weekly Miner. Read the Miner and discover what is going on in Valdez and the world in 1941.
 
 
 
 

907 Updates April 21, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Body of Chitina man missing since February found near vehicle, troopers say; Telemedicine lets a Palmer boy stay home to recover following a bone marrow transplant and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Alaska’s side of the Chilkoot Trail will be open this summer, but hikers have to turn around at Canada; Volcanic activity at Semisopochnoi prompts ashfall warning for fishing boats; NTSB: Requiring onboard alert systems could have prevented 2019 midair collision near Ketchikan and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: YKHC Urges Pets Get Rabies Vaccines After Rabid Foxes Found; State Asks Kuskokwim Communities To Prepare For Breakup Flooding and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Federal Land Allotment Delay is Slap in the Face to Alaska Native Vietnam Veterans and their Families; New Maritime Response Center to Serve Alaska’s Pacific Rim; Listening to avalanches half a state away; This Day In Alaska History April 21st, 1913 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing, Editor, Must Read Alaska: Wednesday Newsletter – Oh, Canad
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Race The Alaskan Tide To Complete Your Hike Along Stunning Resurrection Bay
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

907 Updates April 20, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Here’s how you can request a free COVID-19 vaccine presentation for a group; New ASD program is getting kids outdoors and reading at the same time and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: A Fourth Grader Makes History At Inupiaq Spelling Bee; National Guard To Expand Presence In Y-K Delta; Kuskokwim River Fishery Managers Want To Hear From Subsistence Users and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Juneau Man Dies in ATV Accident in Gustavus; Congressman Don Young Receives Mongolian Friendship Medal from Mongolian Ambassador to the United States; This Day In Alaska History April 20th, 1888 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Fat madness

907Updates April 19, 2021

By Jacob Mann, Frontiersman.com: Houston Fire loses longtime firefighter to cancer
 
 
 
 
Author: David Reamer | Histories of Anchorage: How a group of Anchorage teens hid a 1966 murder for years — until one of them tried to become a police officer
 
 
 
 
KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Bringing the outdoors, indoors: house plant sales increase during pandemic and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Peninsula lawmakers introduce bill to block vaccination requirements; Senate votes to remove Reinbold as chair of Judiciary Committee and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Teklanika Road Permit Reservations Available Beginning April 20th; This Day In Alaska History April 19th, 1933 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Federal funding for Alaska Native Corporations under scrutiny at the Supreme Court
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing, Editor, Must Read Alaska: Monday – Supreme Court’s big case for Alaska Native Corps. today; Alaska Native Vietnam vets get burned as Interior Secretary Haaland puts two-year stay on their land allotments in Alaska and more ->
 
 
 
 
STORIES FROM NORTHERN CANADA AND ALASKA: Alaska Nellie
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

907 Updates April 18, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Alaska Railroad prepares to roll out on new season after a year of big losses; Alyeska uphill race tough on competitors, easy on the eyes and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Portable, Sitka-built ‘mini homes’ could help with Southeast Alaska’s housing crunch and more ->
 
 
 
 
Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: A Brief Trip to the Chaicheis
 
 
 
 
Kathryn’s Report: Beech 200 Super King Air, N924AC: Incident occurred April 14, 2021 at Merrill Field Airport (PAMR), Anchorage, Alaska
 
 
Kathryn’s Report: Cessna 170A, N1291D: Incident occurred April 07, 2021 in Lime Village, Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Robert Woolsey, KCAW: Annual blessing remembers Sitkans ‘who go down to the sea in ships’
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: The good in bad
 
 
 
 

907 Updates April 17, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: ‘It’s a pretty divisive issue and it’s been dividing communities all over the country’: Wasilla High creates new Native Alaskan warrior logo; An Eagle rescued earlier this week by a tow truck driver on the Parks Highway continues to improve; Alaska Department of Law chief assistant attorney receives Smokey Bear award and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: SpaceX considers Alaska stations for satellite network to improve internet access worldwide; Indigenous creators hope to share history, cultural art forms through first-ever Tlingit opera and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: ANSEP Academy Arrives In Bethel and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Sci-Friday: UAF Seismologist is on the hunt for the source of the great 1900 earthquake and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Crustlandia