Alaska News September 10, 2018

By Leroy Polk: Man enters Jewel Lake gas station, threatens employee with gun, APD says
By Alex DeMarban: Shooting of bear highlights ‘infestation’ in Cordova after poor salmon returns
By Laurel Andrews: ‘Real nonsense’: Why are Alaska marijuana buyers obsessed with high potency?
By Michelle Therriault Boots: Bean’s Cafe helped him find meaning in the darkest chapter of his life. Now he’s a star volunteer there.
By Associated Press: Ordinance banning intentionally feeding eagles moves forward
The ordinance would also prohibit allowing others to feed those birds on one’s property. It calls for fines of up to $500.
By Victoria Taylor: Rescue mission: Man traveling country with adopted dogs makes stop in Alaska
Asher said he chooses not to dwell on the troubled past some rescue animals have. “A dog doesn’t have a story it obsesses about. No matter what the dog has been through, they don’t think about it anymore. Dogs are all about the present moment. And that’s what people need to do not only with their own life but also with their dog when they rescue a dog.”
By Kieran Mulvaney, The Washington Post: How global warming has changed what it’s like to travel to the North Pole
By Scott Gross: Ambitious curriculum divides ASD, teachers
By Charles Wohlforth: Here’s why Anchorage schoolchildren don’t get enough time for recess or lunch
By Megan Russell: Authors John Green And Hank Green Just Scored A Podcasting Deal With WNYC Studios John Green is the author of bestsellers like The Fault in Our Stars and Looking For Alaska. Hank Green is also an author having written the …
By Multimedia Journalist Shawn Wilson: First Friday exhibit helps artist who experienced homelessness