Alaska News February 19 -22, 2023

KTUU: 5-year-old cancer patient donates toys to fellow pediatric oncology Justus Trayer, age 5, is in remission after initially being diagnosed with leukemia, but is passing good vibes to other sick kids; Some Anchorage parents heated over ‘inappropriate’ books in school libraries and more ->

KTOO: Juneau mushroom enthusiast grows community connections through edible fungus business; Earthquakes last longer and feel stronger in parts of Interior Alaska, research finds and more ->

Alaska Native News: Trooper Track Probation/Parolee Four Miles to Healy Bar after Finding his Abandoned Vehicle Monday; Making sense of raven talk; FAA grants wide authority to UAF unmanned aircraft center; This Day in Alaska History-February 19th, 1902; This Day in Alaska History-February 21st, 1924; This Day in Alaska History-February 22nd, 1919 and more ->
Fairban News Webcenter 11: Safety tips for winter driving in Interior Alaska and more ->
The Arctic Sounder: Traditional Inupiaq seamstress Mary Lou Sours is remembered for her passion for craft, teaching and life and more ->

KINY: Alaska Court System rule change will remove hundreds of marijuana convictions from Courtview; UAS class “The Vietnam War in Film” announces guest speakers for 2023 spring semester and more ->


KSTK: Trident hopes to freeze more fish by reopening Wrangell plant and more ->
The Seward Journal: February 22 to February 28, 2023


Resurrection Bay Historical Society: RBHS Membership Meeting Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7 pm in the Seward Museum. Frank Baker will be featured presenter of the “Thursdays: Our History” program starting at 7 pm March 16 in the Library & Museum community room. He will share childhood memories of growing up in Seward in the 1940s-50s.

KRBD: As sea otter numbers climb, Southeast Alaska fishermen and elected leaders call for population management and more ->

KUCB: University of Alaska assistant professor selected as Unalaska’s new superintendent; Unalaska memorial scholarship helps students attend trade school; New marine forecast zones coming to Alaska’s coastal waters and more ->
Delta Wind: Women rescued from ice on Tanana River and more ->
By Nnacy Lord, ADN: Book review: 2 new collections by Alaska Native poets enhance our understandings of place, cultures, and a legacy of harm

The crowing of Marguerita Lee of Nome, center, as Miss Alaska highlighted the 1937 Fairbanks Winter Carnival.
Alaska Public Media: Alaska joins lawsuit that would take the abortion pill off the market


By Teddy Wayne, Lit Hub Asks: 5 Writers, 7 Questions, No Wrong Answers In Conversation with Martin Riker, Patrick Bringley, Sonora Jha, Priya Guns, and Melinda Moustakis
Melinda Moustakis: 1950s Alaska. Marriage of practical strangers. Lies. Moose. Alaska’s bid for statehood. Complexities of what statehood and land ownership means. Clearing land. Living on an old school bus. Building a cabin. More moose. Betrayal. Snow.

Juneau Empire: 90 shorts talks: The work of ‘professional Volunteer’ Mary Lou King


DOJ: Acting Director Allison Randall of the Office on Violence Against Women Delivers Remarks at 2023 Strengthening Sovereign Responses to Sex Trafficking in Indian Country and Alaska

By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Very Early Plover and Other Totem Park Birds
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Six Mile Sunset
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Winter Fishing Trip

Craig Medred: Changing times
Craig Medred: Shrinking salmon
Craig Medred: Chasing health
Simple Living Alaska: Generators, Winter Chicken Feed & Sprouts | Alaska’s Winter Wonderland

A Freightdog’s Life: Very bumpy arrival at Anchorage, Alaska – B747-400