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Alaska News March 22, 2018

By Tim Rockey: Hatcher Pass Road now open
By Zaz Hollander, Bob Hallinen, Laurel Andrews: Traffic backs up for miles at Glenn Highway detour after truck damages overpass
By KTVA Web Staff: Big Lake shooting leads to attempted-murder charge
By Laurel Andrews: 2 injured in East Anchorage fire
By Lauren Maxwell: Family worries about convicted killer getting out on parole
By Chris Klint: Muni, state prosecutors offer ‘solution’ to take on domestic violence
By Steve Quinn: Sen. Costello: Survey results show growing concern over crime
Costello also has a bill to overturn SB 91. It’s a crime bill she co-sponsored but has come under heavy public and legislative scrutiny for perceived loopholes since it passed two years ago.
By Steve Quinn: Military leaders wow lawmakers with technology
By Laurel Andrews: Police: Here’s what counterfeit bills circulating in Anchorage look like
By Liz Thomas: Nearly 500K smoke detectors recalled
By Heather Hintze: Dene hand games a battle of wits at AWG
By Kalinda Kindle: Alaska Mother of the Year: Anna Joy Luckett
By Joe Schierhorn: GUEST COMMENTARY: Dodd-Frank reforms show Washington can work
By Tom Begich: GUEST COMMENTARY: Medicaid not about saving money; it’s about serving people
By Marc Luiken: GUEST COMMENTARY: Time is right for infrastructure investments
By Judy Christie: Authors in April welcomes writer Amor Towles to Shreveport
By Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Fiesta citrus salmon

Alaska News March 21, 2018

Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: Should a murderer go free? Help the parole board decide
(Editor’s Note: This is a guest column penned by the granddaughter and great niece of three murder victims in one of Anchorage’s most notorious violent crimes, which occurred in 1985. At the end, the author has a call to action for readers to send letters to the Alaska Parole Board asking that they keep the killer locked up.)
By Laurel Andrews: APD: Man with guns, knife, drugs who ran from traffic stop tackled by officer in school parking lot
By KTVA Web Staff: APD wants man in series of assaults on women
By Chris Klint: Troopers: Drunk North Pole driver fired gun from pickup
By Nathaniel Herz: Groups form with aim to undo elements of Alaska criminal justice overhaul
By Emily Carlson: Brown Jug store faces restrictions for renewed license
By Richard Mauer: Senator proposes a spending cap for the state
By Laurel Andrews: Cannabis for dogs? A look behind the CBD pet treat trend
By Cameron Mackintosh: DOT crews using explosives to reduce avalanche hazard in Hatcher Pass
By Charles Wohlforth: How strangers touching strangers transformed the moment of death
By Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – Juneau: New state Forest Service leader has Alaska experience

Alaska News March 20, 2018

By Lauel Andrews: A floatplane pilot ‘buzzed’ a Wasilla man and hit him in the head. He has permanent brain damage.
By Laurel Andrews: Anchorage police search for suspect in Friday killing
By Leroy Polk:Grandson allegedly murdered his grandfather in Alaska village of Perryville
By Leroy Polk: Man opens fire on home in Alaska village, resident shoots him in the leg
By KTVA Web Staff: Security system catches burglar red-handed
By Chris Klint: 2 men charged with manslaughter in Quinhagak overdose

By Daniella Rivera: AST: Alaska needs a ‘next generation 911 system’
By Zaz Hollander: Avalanche danger closes road to Hatcher Pass, stranding 10
By Daybreak Staff: Safe Families for Children: helping those in crisis
By Jack Carney: 2018 Anchorage mayoral candidates talk crime
By Nathaniel Herz: Juneau judge again tosses former Alaska Board of Fisheries nominee’s felony PFD fraud charges
A Juneau judge has dismissed a second batch of felony Permanent Fund dividend fraud charges against Roland Maw, a former appointee of Gov. Bill Walker’s to the Alaska Board of Fisheries.

State prosecutors said they will seek another indictment against Maw and vowed that the case will ultimately move forward.

By Richard Mauer: House passes resolution against federal marijuana laws
Anchorage Dave & Buster’s welcomes first customer
2018 Propositions: See MOA’s full ballot breakdown
By Dave Goldman and John Thompson: Answering the call: Owens saves 24 dogs from brutal storm on the trail
Congratulations Nadine Price!
By Megan Mazurek: Teacher of the Week: Nadine Price

By Associated Press: 1st commercial launch scheduled at Kodiak spaceport complex
49 Writers, Inc. Ben Henning: Literary Roundup | March 16-22, 2018
49 Writers, Inc.: Andromeda Romano-Lax | Back in Print, Part I: Re-publishing your out-of-print book in digital format, a series
UAA Alumni Howl March, 2018

Alaska News March 19, 2018

By Michelle Theriault Boots: 3 people hospitalized in Anchorage shootings
By Assoicated Press: Child abuse cases increase in Southeast Alaska, expert says
By KTVA Web Staff: 2 tied to multiple vehicle thefts arrested, police say
Nolcini was on condition of release to obey all laws.
By Devin Kelly: Increase in thefts and bad behavior leads Loussac Library to seek security camera upgrade
By Victoria Taylor: ‘A solid Alaskan memory,’ Anchorage family builds colorful igloo
By Nathaniel Herz: New forecast of Alaska oil revenue takes chunk out of state’s deficit
By Michelle Theriault Boots: South Anchorage restaurant destroyed by fire
By Zaz Hollander: A bacteria that can kill wild sheep and goats has never turned up in Alaska — until now
By Charles Wohlforth: How Girdwood twins built a life around skiing and beer
By Richard Mauer: Ask Juneau — Why do we have daylight saving time in Alaska?
Moms Everyday Alaska: Family Features-> Strawberry peanut butter pie

Alaska News March 18, 2018

By Annie Zak: Anchorage police investigating death of man found in car as homicide
By Cbris Klint: Real troopers arrest alleged fake trooper in Houston
By KTVA Web Staff: UAA hosts debate on Anchorage ‘bathroom bill’
By Associated Press: Coast Guard to upgrade Kodiak air fleet with new model
By Kalinda Kindle: Miss Amazing Pageant: Opening doors for opportunity
KTUU: ITC confirms Iditarod winner to receive $50,612
By Victoria Taylor: Musher Magnus Kaltenborn claims Red Lantern award, ending Iditarod XLVI
By Loren Holmes: Watch: From start to finish, fly along the 1,000-mile Iditarod trail
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaskans make new push to kill more sea otters, saying they’re decimating Southeast shellfish
By Sean Maguire: Two Fairbanks buildings have roofs collapse in three days
Matt Goff Sitka Nature: Indian River Valley
Matt Goff Sitka Nature: Invisible Ash

Alaska News March 17, 2018

By Sean Maguire and Victoria Taylor: APD investigates suspicious death in the 8900 block of Dewberry St.

By Leroy Polk: Anchorage man breaks into home of ex he previously assaulted, police say
By Scott Gross: Teen enters plea in fatal Anchorage party-bus shooting
By KTVA Web Staff: Juneau man sought on probation charge
By Rebecca Palsha: Stolen Vote by Mail ballot packages found damaged and wet in the snow
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: City sends replacement ballots to voters who updated voter information just before deadline
By Richard Mauer: New forecast shows state revenues increasing, but still a huge deficit
The forecast is available on the state’s revenue department tax website.
Craig Medred: News fraud
The publisher and owner of Arctic Today – which bills itself as the unrivaled source for “international news and perspective on a changing Arctic” – has been accused of fraud in a complaint filed with the Federal Bankruptcy Court in Anchorage.
By Laurel Andrews: An Iditarod musher was ‘starting to freeze.’ Another helped him instead of finishing the race.
By Annie Zak: Alaska lawmakers, following other states, consider bills to keep net neutrality
By Sean Maguire: Fred Meyer to stop selling firearms
By Leroy Polk: Alaska syphilis cases rise; first months of 2018 as high as entire year of 2017

Alaska News March 16, 2018

By Liz Thomas: Convicted child predator gets 2 years jail time
By Mike Ross: UPDATE: Stolen truck that fled from police found

By Leroy Polk: Prisoners charged in riot, occupation of Fairbanks Correctional Center

By Liz Thomas: Suit: Neurosurgeon snapped pic of patient’s privates
By Erica Martinson: The Interior Department is preparing for a massive overhaul — and Alaska is its model
By Zaz Hollander: Southeast Alaska fishermen illegally caught $35,000 worth of sea cucumbers, troopers say
By Zaz Hollander: What started as a reported kidnapping in Wasilla turned into a very public crash

Bearss Blog: Ghosts of Koyuk are no friend to Kat Keith
David Meismer’s New Book “Jim Daves Alaska Memories” is an Absorbing Tale About a Young Man’s Dreams of Moving to Alaska
C. B. Waide Jr.’s New Book “Alaska: Is It Real?” is the Author’s Riveting Retelling of the Process of Moving to Alaska With His Family
By Lee Jordan: J.F.A. Strong: AK governor, editor, alien, bigamist
Moms Everyday Alaska Dawn Wells: Irish cream soda

Alaska News March 15, 2018

Suzanne Downing: April Hackney, political creative force, dies
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Charges: Anchorage man forced woman to use meth, sexually assaulted her
By Heather Hintze: Mat-Su couple gets 3 years for dog’s death in stolen van
By Alex DeMarban: Panel determines Superior Court judge likely has work-impairing disability
By Scott Gros: State senator posts survey on SB 91
APRN: Alaska News
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Walker bill would put inmates back to work in prisons
By Devin Kelly: Discrimination complaint against downtown Anchorage women’s shelter opens up political front
By Chris Klint: Former Anchorage father, son accused of laundering money for Iran
By Lauren Maxwell: Girl Scouts stiffed in counterfeit-for-cookies buy
By Charles Wohlforth | Opinion: She needed her husband’s permission to enter the beauty pageant. It didn’t go as planned.
By Zack Fields, Christina Grande | Opinion: It’s too late to prevent the opioid epidemic, but progress is being made in addressing Anchorage crime
By Natalie Clunan: This Alaskan Crab Boat Tour Adventure Is Like None Other In The World
By Carey Seward: The Restaurant In Alaska That Serves Grilled Cheese To Die For

Alaska News March 14, 2018

By beth Bragg: Joar Leifseth Ulsom of Norway wins the 2018 Iditarod
By Marc Lester: Woman struck and killed by train in Anchorage
By Liz Thomas: FBI searching for Midtown bank robber
By Mike Ross: UPDATE: stolen truck owner comments on APD not chasing thief
However, Voelker said he supports the decision by officers to not chase the person who was driving his stolen truck.

“I’m kind of glad they didn’t chase him through that parking lot” Voelker said. “It was super busy. I know if I was with my wife and kid and we were in a car and some cops were chasing someone and they hit us, or something happened to my family, it’s not worth it.”
By Cassie Schim: Miss Amazing pageant helps girls shine in Anchorage
By Richard Mauer: Federal agency says gas line can be approved in 2020
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage ballots have been mailed to voters. Here’s an overview of what will show up in your mailbox.
By Jack Carney: Who should be the next mayor of Anchorage? Here’s the pitch from the candidates
By Liz Raines: Musher aims to save a piece of Iditarod history
By Bryan Bearss: Bearss Blog: There’s no place like Nome
By Kortnie Horazdovsky & Blake Essig: ‘What’s the silliest question you’ve been asked?’ Mushers tell us from the trail
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: American Irish stew

Alaska News March 13, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: Troopers in fatal Pilot Station shooting named
By Tegan Hanlon, Kyle Hopkins: This quiet, confident Norwegian has taken charge of Iditarod 2018
By Zaz Hollander: Mat-Su to get $4.5 million to buy out Matanuska River property owners
By Nathaniel Herz: House proposal to put PFD in Alaska Constitution won’t guarantee payments
Matt Goff Stika Nature: Sitka Nature Show #152 – Phil Mooney
By Jordyn Brown: Local author’s Sartell roots run deep
Coleen’s Recipes: BACON JAM
Moms Everyday Alaska Liz Kepplinger: Chocolate oat muffins with peanut butter swirl