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Alaska News September 23, 2020

KTUU Alaska’s News Soure: Bypassing the supply chain, Anchorage School District producing its own, safe, effective, disinfectant; ‘I can still help in some way’: virtual work helps in Lower 48 wildfire response; Town Hall explores the state’s COVID-19 response, future plans and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Public Media: Et tu, bruin? Alaska Zoo’s alpaca, Caesar, killed by wild bear and more ->
 
 
 
 

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Newtok Regains Power After Month-Long Outage and more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: Moose Hunter Killed in grizzly Bear Attack in Wrangell-St Elias National Park; UPDATE: Disappearance of Florence Okpealuk; Earthquakes and Insects on Alaska Road Trips and more ->
 
 
 
 

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Deadline approaches to apply for school lunch benefits and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Hope McKenney, KUCB – Unalaska: Unalaska PA’s ingenuity doubles available ventilators for COVID-19 pandemic
 
 
 
 
On Sept. 23, 2013, 28-year-old British adventurer Sarah Outen became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska, arriving in Adak on a blustery day (aren’t they all?) after 150 days and 3,750 miles at sea.

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By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Hike High Above Alaska’s Eklutna Lake On The Twin Peaks Trail Before The Snow Flies
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Alaska News September 22, 2020

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Clearwater Lodge in Delta Junction a ‘total loss’ after early morning fire; Do you know this woman?; Nome organizations tackle sexual assault kit backlog; UAA assembles COVID-19 kits for the state and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Public Media: Gardentalk – How to stop a fungus invasion and why your veggies might be turning yellow; State temporarily approves online raffles as non-profits adjust to COVID-19 and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: YKHC Investigating Why COVID-19 Test Samples Were Lost; In Secret Recordings, Pebble Mine Execs Say Donlin Mine Is Too Expensive To Build and more ->
 
 
 
 
Aaska Native News: Congressman Don Young Helps the House Pass Historic Legislation Creating the National Suicide Hotline and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Robyn Merrett, People: Alaskan Bush People’s Matt Brown Accused of Raping 2 Women
 
 
 
 
By Olivia Riggio, KCET: Ruth Miller: Alaska Native Approaches Climate Crisis with Radical Compassion
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Ogle The Stunning Denali Views In This Tiny Alaskan Log Cabin

Alaska News September 21, 2020

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: UAA receives Tree Campus Higher Education designation for 11th year; Matanuska-Susitna Education Association announces official strike vote results and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Pubic Media: Juneau Assembly hears from residents on plan to put $600,000 in CARES Act funds toward child care and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Five-Year-Old Boy Dies in Hospital after being Pinned under Vehicle in Old Glenn Highway Accident and more ->
 
 
 
 

By Courtney, Only In Your State Alaska: 30 Hilariously Accurate Memes About Alaska

Alaska News September 20, 2020

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Spiders of Alaska: Facebook group helps folks identify spiders and overcome fears; Juneau teen crashes car into two homes causing over $300k in damages; Drive by shooting sends two victims to the hospital and more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: Coast Guard Medevacs Crewmember near Dutch Harbor; Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Fisherman Near Cold Bay;
Study to Investigate Melting Malaspina Glacier, Potential New Bay and more ->

 
 
 
 

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Historic bridge re-opens on Fort Wainwright and more ->
 
 
 
 

Craig Medred: Mask the pets
 
 
 
 

Alaska News September 19, 2020

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Memorial of 1,000 crosses erected to raise awareness about addiction resources and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Public Media: Gardentalk – Pick those apples and turn them into pie, jelly and applesauce and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: UAF installs radome over cutting edge new satellite dish off the Richardson highway; Alaska man arrested, charged for attempting to smuggle firearms into Canada and more ->

Alaska News September 18, 2020

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Father, daughter reunited as hospital makes visitor exception; Suspect arrested in Fairbanks after being on the run for over a week; Anchorage sees uptick in people walking away from halfway houses; Upcycled Yard Art Contest and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: ‘It’s darkest before dawn’: Alaska’s Dr. Anne Zink says we need to remain vigilant; Juneau’s unsecured garbage and ‘bumper crop of yearling bears’ are a deadly combination and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Newtok Native Corporation Sells Land To State To Build Airport In Mertarvik; K300 Brings Good News For Mushers and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: The Iditarod Committed to Running 2021 Race and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Justice for Peter Horace-Wright: Family of man murdered in Fairbanks calls for answers and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Arctic Sounder: FBI brings charges against former head of oil exploration company; Kaktovik opens interim school after fire; OPINION: Protecting public employees through telework and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Getting played
 
 
 
 
49 Writers Blog: Andromeda Romano-Lax: Asking for Help
 
 
 
 
By Carey Seward, Only In Your State Alaska: This Mouthwatering Ice Cream Trail In Alaska Is All You’ve Ever Dreamed Of And More

Alaska News September 15, 16 & 17 2020

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Watch out for winds in higher elevations and along Turnagain Arm; Kenai City Council member charged with two DUIs in three months; Inside the Gates: Military families and virtual learning; Anchorage Senior Chorus celebrates member’s 97th birthday and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Coast Guard seeks information on deadly New Year’s Eve sinking of Scandies Rose; Two people charged after ransacking a Dillingham pot shop; In wake of scandals, Y-K school district revamps protocols for sexually inappropriate behavior; One-of-a-kind photo collection documents 75 years of life in Angoon; Gardentalk – How to top tomatoes and get the most out of hardy, cold-tolerant greens and more ->
 
 
 
 

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: COVID Community Spread Confirmed In Nunapitchuk and more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: NOAA Bathymetric Data Helps Scientists More Accurately Model Tsunami Risk Within Barry Arm; Anchorage DUI Driver Arrested after Giving False Info and Driving Away from the Scene; Anchorage Man Charged with Robbery after Stealing Booze and Assaulting Brown Jug Employees; Remains of Whittier Rafter Recovered Three and a Half Miles from Whittier and more ->
 
 
 
 

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Searchers locate body of man missing from Arctic Village; Alaska Public Defenders file motion to permit in-person visitation with client; Fairbanks school district superintendent comments on retirement, what’s next for her and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Fat’s danger
 
 
Craig Medred: True stories
 
 
 
 

By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: The Most Delicious Coffee And Cupcakes In Alaska Are Hidden In The Little Owl Cafe
 
 
By Courtney, Only In Your State Alaska: 23 Gorgeous Spots To See Fall Foliage That Will Show You Alaska Like Never Before
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: The Easy, Scenic Horseshoe Lake Trail In Alaska Is A Trail The Whole Family Will Enjoy
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Alaska News September 14, 2020

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Vehicle crashes into a building following reports of shots fired in Midtown; ‘The show must go on’: How Anchorage theater groups are performing through the pandemic; Great Alaska Duck Race announces winners, raises thousands of dollars for non-profit and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO: Now streaming: Alaska Native and First Nations films during online festival and more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: Napaskiak Man Charged with DUI-Watercraft by Village Police and more ->
 
 
 
 

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: As search for missing Nome woman continues, lack of information frustrates family and more ->
 
 
 
 
49 Writers Blog: Alaska Writer’s Series: Julia O’Malley Profiles Tom Kizzia
 
 
 
 
Diane Kaplan, Rasmuson Foundation: We choose action
 
 
Rasmuson Foundation Survey
 
 
 
 
UAF ICYMI: Your fall 2020 Aurora is here: Professor recounts Walter Harper’s short life full of living; Why not do it with some style?; As gardening booms, UAF gives well-researched advice and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 

Alaska News September 13, 2020

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: UPDATE: New photos released in the disappearance of Florence Okpealuk; officials would like to speak to driver; Assembly to consider officially adopting Anchored Home plan; 2020 Alyeska Climbathon and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO: Residents begin moving into their new homes at Juneau’s expanded Housing First facility; Looking back at six months of COVID-19 in Alaska and more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: Armed Convicted Felon Caught Breaking into Vehicles on KGB Road Saturday; Return to Crash Site is Emotional, Healing and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: UA says reports of sexual assault are down and more ->

 
 
 
 
Mountain View Post: Party City opens Mountain View store

Alaska News September 12, 2020

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Big Lake students honored for life-saving actions Third graders Bella Hunt and Lily Caven ran to tell adults when a man was having a medical emergency; APD investigating assault in Muldoon; Jesse Lee Home still standing after scheduled demolition and more->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Public Media: Kodiak rocket launch ends in fiery explosion; Juneau suspends drinking in bars again as COVID-19 cases spike; Online film festival features Alaska Native and First Nations documentaries and more ->
 
 
 
 

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Kasigluk’s Only Store Burns Down; Kuskokwim 300 Race Is On; Will Newtok’s Frequent Power Outages Go Away? More ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: AFD looks to recruit more female firefighters before application period closes and more ->
 
 
 
 

Construction of the Alaska Highway, Tanana River: The Last Obstacle–The Tanana River