Alaska News May 28, 2018

By Mary Simton: Memorial Day events honoring veterans’ ultimate sacrifice
By MARK THIESSEN and MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press: Bloody but forgotten WWII battle still haunts soldiers
By Associated Press: Alaska man accused of sexual assault on incapacitated person
By Nathaniel Herz: Juneau wrap-up, part 1: Lawmakers force hospitals, doctors to publish prices
By Dave Leval: Effort underway for Anchorage vote-by-mail in November election
By Annie Zak: Report: Alaska’s recession doesn’t seem to have dampened startup activity
By Annie Zak: Grocery delivery service Instacart is about to launch in Anchorage
By Tegan Hanlon: ‘Kind of alarming’: Number of new gonorrhea cases in Alaska skyrockets in 2017
By Devin Kelly: Worries about wildlife prompt push for dog ban in South Anchorage estuary
By Cameron Mackintosh: Driver injured in crash at Alaska Raceway
Dirt Bikes
By Phil Walczak / Victoria Taylor: WATCH: Anchorage Racing Lions compete in state race
Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: May 28, 2018

A warning from the FBI: Foreign cybercriminals compromised “hundreds of thousands” of home and small-office router devices around the world. Yours could be one of them.

The FBI has discovered foreign cybercriminals used a VPNFilter malware that can collect peoples’ information, exploit their devices and block network traffic. At least two commercial router manufacturers, Linksys and Netgear, both used extensively in Alaska, have posted guides for users to follow in securing their devices. Do it today.
By Mark Adams, The New York Times: A DIY trip through Alaska’s Inside Passage
By Lynn Curry: Everyone is fine with music at work except for one older employee. Could he come at us for age discrimination?
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Turkey, spinach and apple wrap