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Alaska News March 07, 2021

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Venerated Athabaskan Senator Doctor John Sackett has passed away at 76 and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU Alaska’s News Source: 33rd Tour of Anchorage starts Sunday and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Alaska senators skeptical over Dunleavy administration’s plan to privatize rural DMVs and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: On This Day In Alaska History March 7th, 1988 and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Late Afternoon Overcast
 
 
 
 
By Nancy Lord, Alaska Books: Seward author’s debut novel sings of a year in a small seaside Alaska town
 
 
 
 
The Canadian Press: Murder, but gentler: ‘Cozy’ mysteries a pandemic-era balm
 
 
 
 
By Lori Townsend, Alaska Public Media: Recognizing women’s contributions in Alaska | Alaska Insight

Alaska News March 06, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: The public hasn’t previously had a role in the selection of police and fire chiefs. Some say that should change.; Native Cultural Charter School moves into Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School; Jeremy Keller, who ran part of 2020 Iditarod before mushing back home, says this year’s trail will present new challenges for racers and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Nearly 50 years after it was shut down, Army releases plan to get rid of Alaska’s first and only nuclear power plant; Board of directors selects finalists for Bartlett Regional Hospital CEO and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Senator Begich Introduces Legislation Establishing a State Income Tax; Coast Guard Concludes Public Hearing for Loss of F/V Scandies Rose; Two Washington State Men Arrested at an Unoccupied Hollis Home in Southeast on Burglary/Drug Charges; Finding the Great Earthquake of 1900 ; On This Day In Alaska History March 6th, 1973 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Sci-Friday: Science for Alaska lecture series ends with Fire Landscapes from Space; Arctic Tough: US Army Alaska competes to find toughest soldiers and more ->
 
 
 
 
Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Late Winter Water Birds
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: The Best Deep Dish Pizza In Alaska Is Hiding In This Tiny Mountain Town

Alaska News March 05, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: ‘Thank you Alaska’: Aliy Zirkle prepares for her final Iditarod and life after sled dog racing; AFD Fire Chief Jodie Hettrick is retiring this summer; Richie Diehl gets beer named after him ahead of Iditarod and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: Curyung Tribal Council joins new effort to address epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous persons; Families of Soldotna plane crash victims sue estate, widow of former Alaska Rep. Gary Knopp and more ->
 
 
 
 

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Pandemic Exacerbates Need For Better Internet Connectivity In Y-K Delta and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: On This Day In Alaska History March 5th, 1959 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Pet of the Week: Trigger the happy-go-lucky Husky Australian Cattle Dog mix; Impressions in ice: Visitors share experiences at Fairbanks’ Ice Alaska and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fireside Books presents Shelf Awareness for Readers for Friday, March 5, 2021

 
 
 
 

Alaska News March 04, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: APD data shows overall decrease in crime across municipality; Inside the Gates: Flight surgeons take to the air to learn how to treat air crews and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: Sealaska Heritage settles Ravenstail coat case with Neiman Marcus, other defendants; With $350 monthly internet bills, Y-K Delta residents face high hurdle for connectivity; Protections added to Juneau’s power lines after 2008 avalanches, but risk remains; Welcome news for the tourism industry: Juneau assembly votes to relax travel restrictions and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: ‘You’re Never Going To See The Ravn Of Before;’ New CEO Working To Build More Trustworthy Airline and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Governor Dunleavy Orders Flags at Half-Mast for Representative Pat Carney; This Day In Alaska History March 4th, 1914 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Former volunteers, animal activists start petition against North Pole animal rescue; Coast Guard ends search for helicopter in waters off Alaska; Fairbanks six-year-old requests library card for her birthday and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Make Your Winter Magical By Staying In Downtown Talkeetna In This Historic Alaskan Roadhouse
 
 
 
 

Alaska News March 03, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Keeping Anchorage’s vote-by-mail elections safe and secure; Telling Alaska’s Story on a better Transmitter; Iditarod 2021 start list released; ‘It’s not about the trophy, it’s about the dogs’: Nic Petit motivated to win Iditarod for his dogs and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Bear researcher shares tips for identifying and avoiding winter bear dens; Scammers are targeting family members of missing Alaskans, troopers say; Sometimes a bird gets into your store. In Unalaska, sometimes the bird is an eagle. And more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: Elim man Arrested on Sexual Assault Monday for February 1st Incident at Fairbanks Hotel Party; Two Convicted Felons Charged after Shooting into the Champ Martial Arts Studio; This Day In Alaska History March 3rd, 1913 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Public invited to comment on new Interior Alaska police training facility; Missing Person: Police, volunteers search for missing 16-year-old girl in Utqiagvik; Health Report: Why the risk of frostbite is greater than you think and more ->
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing, Editor Must Read Alaska: Breaking: Andy Teuber, former head of ANTHC, missing in helicopter crash and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Hike Through The Snowy Forest And Catch Glimpses Of Alaska’s Most Famous Glacier On This Easy Loop Trail
 
 
By Beth Price-Williams, Only In Your State Alaska: The Definitive Guide To All Things Haunted And Creepy In Alaska
 
 
 
 

Alaska News March 02, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: What happened to the money behind AO 2020-66?; Municipal planning and zoning meeting centers on potential locations of homeless shelters; Healthy Living: Alaska Eating Disorders Alliance offers education, support and advocacy and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: In Bethel, Koreans seek second chance at American dream; Cordova gets a tough lesson in COVID-19 transmission — from its police chief; Ketchikan librarians freeze thousands of books after pipe bursts at UAS campus and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel Library Reopens To Patrons With Appointments ad more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Felon Arrested on Weapons Charges Following Cabela’s Shoplifting Arrest; Coast Guard Medevacs Woman from Vessel near Cold Bay; This Day In Alaska History March 2nd, 1915 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Richardson Hwy: Alaska DOT explains winter road safety and closures; “Sextortion” attempts on the rise in Alaska, says FBI; Fairbanks Performing Arts School puts on aerial acrobatic event and more ->

Alaska News March 01, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Army launches new campaign to draw more soldiers to Alaska; Victims of fatal Friday Seward Highway crash identified; New space in Midtown will serve as a one-stop shop for small business owners in Anchorage and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Pubic Media: 10,000-year-old bone from Wrangell area hints how domesticated dogs may have traveled to the Americas; Sitka teens some of the first in the nation to receive coronavirus vaccine; Cruise ships don’t appear to be behind Ketchikan’s beach bacteria problem — so what is? And more>
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Governor Dunleavy Appoints Klinkhart As Director of the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office; This Day In Alaska History March 1st, 1879 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Tradition Innovation Exhibition Now Onlineby Daniel Cornwall on March 1st, 2021 in Sheldon Jackson Museum, Museums | Comments

For Immediate Release
Feb. 24th, 2021

The Sheldon Jackson Museum is pleased to announce that the exhibition Tradition Innovation may now be viewed online on the Alaska State Museum website. Images of Yup’ik artist Peter Williams’ works, including garments, hunting and sewing equipment, and environmental-based art, a copy of Williams’ artist statement, and a video recording of his January 16th opening reception artist talk may all be accessed online at: https://lam.alaska.gov/peter-williams
Tradition Innovation will be on exhibit at the Sheldon Jackson Museum until the last week of April 2021. The proposal for the exhibition was selected by panel from over a dozen applications. The next Solo Show Exhibition Series will take place in 2022. Images of the exhibition will be posted on the Alaska State Museum website in the online exhibitions section for viewing.

For the most up to date information on museum operating hours, please visit: https://lam.alaska.gov/sjm-info.

Media Contact:
Patience Frederiksen
Director
907.465.2911
patience.frederiksen@alaska.gov
lam.alaska.gov.

Alaska News February 28, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Former State Representative Mike Bradner dies due to COVID-19 complications; Alaska geologist wins award for volcano data work and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Juneau sets up evacuation center for residents affected by extreme avalanche danger and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: This Day In Alaska History
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Alaska saw largest earthquake in the world in 2020, review states; ‘Help is on the way!’ More assistance for those impacted by COVID-19 and more ->
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ketchikan Daily News: Craney’s ‘Landfalls’ inspired by Alaskan women
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Alaska News February 27, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: 5.3 magnitude earthquake hits northwest of downtown Anchorage; Army Alaska prepares for new role in defending the Arctic; ASD drops lunch period for returning middle and high school students and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: Update: Juneau officials recommend residential evacuations, warning of dangerous ‘historic avalanches’; No relief coming for Juneau electric customers’ damages after two power surges, AEL&P says; ‘What do we want Alaska to be?’: Lawmakers consider unplanned spending from the permanent fund and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: This Day In Alaska HistoryFebruary 27rd, 1923 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Rasmuson Foundation: Happenings: February 2021 roundup from the Foundation
 
 
Rasmuson Foundation: Property sale to open path for Anchorage resource hub, solution for homelessness
 
 
Meet Rasmuson Foundation’s newest addition – Deborah Vo
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Frozen good fun
 
 
 
 
What Do I Know?: AIFF 2020: Best Narrative Feature – Festival Picks and Mine (Equan Choi’s My Son)

Alaska News February 26, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: ‘It’s not just me’: Rasmussen says sexist remarks by fellow Anchorage lawmaker highlight culture women face; AWAIC shelter adds new beds with completed expansion; 36th Ave. & New Seward Hwy. interchange plan seeks public input; Pipeline Vocal Project hopes to breathe new life into the vocal scene in Alaska and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s New Source: LISTEN: In Alaska crab boat’s deadly sinking, expert witnesses point to flawed stability calculations; ‘Something pure and good’: Anchorage hospital workers step up to cuddle Alaska’s tiniest babies; For Alaska’s railbelt, electric vehicle charging corridor may be on road to reality and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Outside Investment Firm Acquires Grant Aviation; Indigenous Leaders Hopeful US Rep. Debra Haaland Will Protect Yuuyaraq and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Shooting Shotgun off Porch and Threatening Neighbor with the Weapon Lands Wasilla Woman in Jail; Malaspina Glacier Gets Up and Goes; This Day In Alaska History February 26th, 1917 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Alaska Law Enforcement agencies arrest suspect in December drug shooting; Fairbanks school district to receive new fleet of buses and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Arctic Sounder: Reflections on Alaska’s last serum run; George, Schachle win Iron Dog; Internet firms look to space for the Last Frontier and more ->