Alaska News July 09, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Dominic Johnson sentencing for Grunwald murder pushed to end of the year and more ->

KTUU: Homicide Investigation on Cheechako Street; Mother continues to fight for justice after losing her daughter to Domestic Violence and more ->
KTOO Public Media: Juneau food businesses look to new markets to ride out pandemic and more ->
Alaska Native News: Alaska Air National Guard’s Civil Engineer Squadron deploys to four countries and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks Police discuss deescalation training and continued crisis intervention training and more ->
The Arctic Sounder: July 4 festivities reflect the spirit of the times; Western Alaska shaken by spate of DV deaths and more ->

Fireside Books presents Shelf Awareness for Readers for Friday, July 10, 2020

Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: Dr. Anne Zink makes InStyle magazine

Craig Medred: Where now?
Rasmuson Foundation: Our Annual Letter To Alask, 2020 Reflectionsa
Rasmuson Foundation: Our Guide to Resources in Pandemic
49 Writers Blog: Alaskan Writers Series: Clifton Bates
By Casea Peterson, Only In Your State Alaska: This Aerial Video Of Alaska Will Give You Goose Bumps

Alaska News July 09, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Upgrades being made to Potter Marsh pullouts for wildlife viewing; Lake Louise closed indefinitely due to vandalism, lack of care by campers; Eagle River Elementary scheduled to be back online in 2021; Big Lake Public Library gives incentives for summer reading and more ->

KTUU: Kenai police investigate teen’s beating caught on camera; Large police presence in the Spenard, APD says avoid the area; Meet The Creator: @live_free_run_far from Instagram; Health consortium to offer free virus testing in Sitka; Growing AK: Fairy Gardens and more ->

KTOO Public Media: Mask ordinance fails in Ketchikan; RavnAir cancels auction for remaining planes, calling rural hub service into question; Gardentalk – Pick your garlic scapes when they curl and more ->

Alaska Native News: Alaska National Guard Rescues Three Individuals During Two Overlapping Missions; Kodiak Drug Dealer/Substitute Teacher Sentenced to a Year and a Half in Federal Prison; One in Kasilof Arrested on Drug/Assault Charges after Disturbance Call; Fourth-of-July DUI High Visibility Enforcement Campaign Results Are In and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Department of Transportation seeks public input on Parks Highway improvements and more ->
Jennifer at KTOO: The Signal: Back to School
Craig Medred: Troubled success
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: You’ll Want To Spend Time At The Most Enchanting Alaskan Roadhouse Ever
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Sneak Away Into The Mountains Of Alaska And Stay In This Charming House By The River

Alaska News July 08, 2020

Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: RIP Rep. Roger Jenkins and more ->

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Anchorage man receives 10-year sentence for stabbing his former boss with scissors; Auction for Ravn Air Group continues Wednesday and more ->

KTUU: City of Valdez to implement mask mandate starting July 10; Seward City Council will hear resolution to demolish home of the Alaska Flag; Fire ‘Wildfire evacuation notices come with next to no notice’- How you should prepare; ‘Iron Mike’ statue stands tall at Soldotna Creek Park and more ->

KTOO Public Media: State’s top doctor lays out four ways to reduce COVID-19 exposure; These Alaska companies got the biggest Payroll Protection Program loans; Federal judge halts CARES Act funds to Alaska Native corporations; Juneau School District engages families on plan for reopening during pandemic and more ->

Alaska Native News: Two Fairbanks Suspects Attempt to Evade Arrest by Swimming Chena River; Wasilla Physical Disturbance Call Results in Short Car Chase and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Suspects arrested after attempting to flee Fairbanks police by jumping into river; Returning Fort Wainwright soldiers share what they are looking forward to and more ->

Craig Medred: Who done it?

Alaska News July 07, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: 3 Anchorage residents indicted for Wasilla armed robbery; Study puts price tag on motherhood; Mat-Su School District offers at-home learning model this fall; Frontiers: Exploring waterways in the Mat-Su and more ->

KTUU: AWAIC reports more requests for assistance during pandemic; A group of High School girls are making masks for the community; Roadtrippin’ RV style! Jackie Purcell brings you along on our first adventure and more ->

KTOO Public Media: Update: California hiker dies after apparent fall near Juneau’s Perseverance Trail; Tlingit cultural items could be headed back to Alaska; It’s official: Alaska won’t see any large cruise ships this year and more ->

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Entire Kuskokwim River Mainstem Open To Gillnets; Third Commercial Opening Of The Season Announced For Kuskokwim Bay and more ->

Alaska Native News: Fairbanks Man Jailed on Multiple Charges after Serious Domestic Violence Incident Tuesday; Anchorage Escapee Garners 14 Additional Charges after July 4th Incident and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Suspect arrested, body found in Wasilla missing persons case from 2015 and more ->
Juneau Empire: First Friday offers virtual and in-person arts events
By Samarys Seguinot-Medina, DrPH, MSEM, Boricua living in Alaska & Environmental Health Program Director at Alaska Community Actions on Toxics, Peninsula Clarion: Opinion: Breast cancer, chemicals and environmental justice Prevention is badly needed.
By Casea Peterson, Only In Your State Alaska: This Beautiful And Unusual Garden Proves That Alaska Is More Than Just Tundra

Alaska News July 06, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: AEDC urges special session on small business relief and more ->
KTUU: UPDATE: Victim identified in homicide investigation; Public policies and body cameras among possible changes coming to APD; NTSB investigating Lake Hood plane crash; WATCH: A quick trip around downtown, aboard the trolley and more ->

KTOO Public Media: How Providence workers fought to contain ‘lightning speed’ coronavirus at site of Alaska’s largest outbreak; Defund the police? Murkowski says no, but they don’t need weapons of war; Gardentalk – Your best tools for this summer’s slugs and more ->

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Making A Medicine Bag In A Pandemic and more ->

Alaska Native News: Municipality of Anchorage to Distribute Masks to Community; AMHS Passenger Tests Positive for COVID-19; Alaska Pacific University Releases Campus Reopening Plan and more ->

Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman: From the newsroom | Best of the Valley is back and free ice cream
By Carey Seward, Only In Your State Alaska: This 4-Mile Hike In Alaska Leads To The Dreamiest Swimming Hole
Craig Medred: Brain saver?

Alaska News July 05, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Police investigating deadly Fourth of July shooting in Mountain View; Super Sawyer and family reach $17,000 goal for seizure dog; Going viral: Alaskan TikTokkers make their mark and more ->

KTUU: Starting Sunday parts of Northern Lights will close for 30 days; Battle buddies help warriors on the road to recovery; Seward joins Anchorage in requiring citizens to wear masks and more ->

KTOO Public Media: Central Council of Tlingit and Haida fireworks sale draws hundreds; ‘Back the Blue’ demonstrators hold Independence Day rally in Juneau and more ->

Alaska Native News: Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Denali   and more ->

By Courtney, Only In Your State: 7 Wonders Of The World That Are Actually Right Here In Alaska
Craig Medred: The Good News

Alaska News July 03 & 04, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Hit the mountain on 2 wheels: Bike trails are open at Alyeska; Bars, restaurants, strip club in Anchorage named as COVID-19 exposure sites; After cities cancel Fourth of July festivities, Freedom Festival springs up in Palmer; Inside the Gates: Guam Deployment and more ->


KTUU: Talkeetna man found dead after missing for a few days; Russian River Sanctuary closing to sportfishing until July 14; Four Alaska Villages recieve grants in first round of HUD program; Anchorage soldiers deployed to Poland send their 4th of July messages to family and more ->

KTOO Public Media: This July 4th, Native rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich gets a new mural in Petersburg; Goldbelt shareholder fined $1,000 over Facebook post accusing state regulator of inaction and more ->

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Quinhagak Teenager Indicted For 10-Year-Old’s Murder; ‘The Strength That We’re Gathering From Our Communities Now Is Going To Sustain Us’ and more ->
Alaska Native News: New Tools Track Freshwater Fish in Changing Climate; Happy Fourth of July! and more ->


Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks bookstore celebrates first First Friday event; Veterans rekindle at Fairbanks Veteran’s Memorial Park for annual cookout; Dancing with Bears: The Karelian Bear Dog story; Fluke turned farm: How one family accidentally stumbled on a budding industry and more ->

The Arctic Sounder: From food to family, people share their love for Nalukataq and more ->

Rasmuson Foundation: Foundation announces 2020 Individual Artist Awards
Rasmuson Foundation: Meet the 2020 Individual Artist Award recipients

Alaska Public Media: LISTEN: Haines author’s new book shares the ups, downs and adventure of small-town politics
Edible Alaska: Room to Roam… where is the long weekend taking you?

Alaska News July 02, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Homeowners concerned about treatment center proposal; Study ranks Alaskans among nation’s worst drivers and more ->
KTUU: Meditation singing bowls and the healing property behind them; Growing AK: Twin Flowers; The Anchorage Public Library has partially reopened, take a look at what’s changed and more ->
KTOO Public Media: COVID Q&A: We answer legal and medical questions about Anchorage’s new mask mandate; Gardentalk – Your fruit, vegetables and flowers thank you for your support and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel’s Fourth Of July Driving Parade Is Themed ‘United We Stand’ and more ->

Alaska Native News: Troopers Respond to Apparent Domestic Violence Deaths in Rural Alaska; Two Men Die in Fight over Knife in Alakanuk; Troopers Increase Patrols for Independence Day Holiday and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Borough Assembly unanimously passes resolution supporting Black Lives Matter movement; Lifejackets restocked at waterfront recreation areas in Fairbanks; U.S. Army aims to hire 10,000 soldiers in three-day nationwide virtual event and more ->

By Bill Sherwonit, The Press: City Wilds: The lie—and shame—of Alaska’s wildlife management
By José G. Luiggi-Hernández, Mad In America: Psychiatric Care Fails to Address High Suicide Rates of Native Alaskans Researchers suggest that psychiatric care can be improved through culturally informed practices and the promotion of human rights.
Craig Medred: Killing Salmon
By Malia Karlinsky, KOMO News: Bestselling author Kristin Hannah calls the PNW home

Alaska News July 01, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Blood Bank of Alaska seeks donations from COVID-19 survivors; Ahead of holiday weekend, state leaders discuss COVID-19 impacts on Alaska; ‘Fireworks and pets don’t mix:’ Keep pets safe this Fourth of July; Alaska Potbelly Pig Rescue helps mini pigs find good homes and more ->

KTUU: Kenai Fjords Tours pauses operations after staff test positive for COVID-19; Singer from popular Alaska band speaks out about COVID-19 diagnosis; Watch here: 11:00 a.m. Mat-Su Press Conference; ASD Summer Food Service Program update as some sites close; Momma O’s is back in business and more ->

KTOO Public Media: Neiman Marcus filed for bankruptcy, but lawsuit is moving ahead over ‘Ravenstail knitted coat’; Effort to have term limits for Sealaska board fails, and other news from the 2020 annual meeting; Alaska’s economy is headed for an ‘income cliff’ at end of July, when pandemic unemployment checks stop; Protections for Alaskans facing foreclosures, evictions and repossession end on July 1; Hilcorp to quietly take over BP’s stakes in Prudhoe Bay and other oil field assets and more ->

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel Offering Free Hotel Quarantine For Travelers Going To Village From Anchorage and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: University of Alaska Board of Regents begins search for interim UA system president; City CARES Act fund applications set to go live on July 1; will be available to individuals and businesses; Golden Heart History: The S.S. Nenana, Lady of the River; Firm to offer balloon rides from Alaska to the edge of space and more ->

Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: Old Glory joined by Alaska flag on Flattop Mountain; ‘Cancel culture’ petitions continue: Rename Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and more ->

By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Escape To The Forest In Alaska And Spend The Night In A Two Story Yurt

Alaska News June 30, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Noatak woman found dead after reported assault; Man arrested for death of McGrath woman; Frontiers: McCarthy offers unique pairing of nature and history and more ->

KTUU: Lines drawn after mask order goes into effect in Anchorage; As the mask order rolls out, homeless shelters ask for flexibility; Printing business fills need for COVID-19 signage; Fairview Homeless Porta Potties and more ->
KTOO Public Media: Zoom in to jury duty: a pilot project in rural Alaska starts in August; Family of Juneau man killed by police say they’re filing a wrongful death lawsuit; Juneau’s former Walmart is for sale — and the asking price seems low and more ->

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: LKSD Says Students Will Be Able To Video Conference Teachers Without Using Internet Data and more ->


Alaska Native News: Coast Guard responds to number of safety, drug-related violations throughout Alaska and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks chiropractor arrested for vehicle theft and criminal mischief; 9th Circuit Court once again rules in favor of Fairbanks Four; North Pole 8th graders create focusing device for struggling students and more ->
By Amy Carney: Alaska State Libraries and Museums Awarded Federal CARES Act Funding


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