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Alaska News October 09, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Russian Orthodox monk turns himself into Kodiak police, arrested for sexually abusing child; Student arrested after threatening to ‘shoot up’ West High, police say; As dust settles, Anchorage schools concerned about continuing TikTok challenges and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: Sealaska Heritage, Tlingit and Haida host training for Native Youth Olympics coaches; Former Alaska Psychiatric Institute doctors win federal lawsuit challenging Dunleavy ‘loyalty pledge’ and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Congressman Don Young and Staff Help Successfully Evacuate Alaska Native Corporation Employees from Afghanistan; SME Identifies Remains of Man Discovered on Island near Craig/Klawock; Salcha Man Dies in Encounter with SERT Teams on Friday; This Day In Alaska History October 9th, 1923, and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Fall Greens
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Birding in the Wake of the Storm
 
 
 
 
Our Third Thirds: A New Post: Lucky in so many ways

Alaska News October 08, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Anchorage resident united with family members who escaped Afghanistan; ‘It’s way too small’: Palmer Food Bank to relocate; Interruptions, outbursts return to Anchorage Assembly as public hearing stretches into 6th night Contracted security left the chambers early and Bronson’s administration removed a plexiglass barrier that was part of assembly’s COVID-19 mitigation and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: TikTok fans flock to Sitka’s Raptor Center and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: YKHC says students are safer in schools than out of them. LKSD’s COVID-19 transmission levels support that claim and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Alaska Fishermen ask Governor Dunleavy and North Pacific Fishery Management Council to Change Course on Fisheries Management; StrongHearts Native Helpline Becomes Independent Organization; Geophysics professor wraps up voyage exploring Amerasia Basin’s origin; This Day In Alaska History October 8th, 1914 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Unvestigative journalism
 
 
 
 
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center plans to go live.
Sterling DeWilde delves us into the world of moose hunting in Alaska. He vividly describes what it was like growing up in the bush and having moose hunting as an essential way to survive and provide for the family. Sterling also explains the importance of passing these traditions on to youth to preserve and perpetuate Alaska Native culture.
Watch live at https://www.morristhompsoncenter.org/live

Alaska News October 05, 06 & 07, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Alaska musician Hobo Jim dies just over two weeks after announcing end-stage cancer diagnosis
 
 
 
 
KTUU Alaska’s News Source: 176th Wing awarded for ‘heroic’ May rescue of mountaineers in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park; Hunters rescued after being caught in avalanche near Hunter Creek; Students arrested in separate weapons investigations at Benny Benson Alternative High School; Anchorage police release new draft policy on body cameras after pause for legal concerns; Telling Alaska’s Story: Fairbanks musicians share message about alcoholism and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: Costco contractor agrees to pay $50K to Juneau employee who was denied extra bathroom breaks; New Juneau-based medevac jet has more room for patients and families; Family of missing Juneau man asks for help finding him; New book by Alaska author Tom Kizzia explores ghost town era of McCarthy and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Indigenous Peoples’ Day at UAS to feature panel discussion on the Future of Indigenous Language Revitalization; This Day In Alaska History, October 5th, 1915; October 6th, 1869; October 7th, 1914 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Alaskan man arrested on federal charges for threatening U.S. Senators; Local non-profit is “gearing up” for winter months ahead; Otis tops Fat Bear Week for the 4th year and more ->
 
 
 
 
KSTK: Wrangell’s new finance director hopes to streamline the borough’s financial systems; Wrangell opens interim borough manager search to the public and more ->
 
 
 
 
Seward Journal October 06 to October 12, 2021
 
 
 
 
KFSK: Petersburg assembly starts revision of local law on disease control; Petersburg ordinance on garbage rate hikes, trash can bears passes first vote and more ->
 
 
 
 
KRBD: Police investigating swastikas, racial slurs and sexual imagery spray-painted behind Ketchikan elementary school and more ->
 
 
 
 
Justice Department: Justice Department Commemorates National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Office on Violence Against Women Invests More Than $476 Million in Grants to Address Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots, ADN: Curious Alaska: Why are there so many split-level houses in Anchorage?
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Arctic Cooling?
 
 
 
 
By Katie Lawrence, Only In Your State Alaska: Slaughter Gulch Via Juneau Trail Is A Challenging Hike In Alaska That Will Make Your Stomach Drop

Alaska News October 04, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in the running for North America’s best cargo airport; Cyclocross course takes riders over pavement, grass and obstacles and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: Boating accident claims 2 lives near Yakutat; Inside Alaska trees’ decision to drop their leaves and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: KYUK will broadcast YKHC COVID-19 town hall and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: FBI Launches Hate Crimes Reporting Campaign in Alaska; Wasilla Three Bears Shoplifter Jailed on Multiple Charges; Fluorescent bill may be seabird’s neon sign; This Day In Alaska History October 4th, 1911 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: COVIDaziness
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Hike The Boardwalks With Killer Mountain Views On This Easy Trail In Alaska

Alaska News October 02 & 03, 2021

KTUU: Bicyclist dies after collision with vehicle, Anchorage police say; Alaskan man killed by metal tool on Massachusetts highway; FBI team from Anchorage defuses device found in salvage yard on Kodiak Island and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: The Division of Fire and Life Safety reminds residents to “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety”; Congressman Don Young Introduces Resolution Designating a National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Native American Boarding Schools; This Day In Alaska History October 2nd, 1911; October 3rd, 1942 and more ->
 
 
 
 
KSTK: Navy training and testing in Southeast Alaska will continue at similar levels for the next 7 years and more ->

Alaska News October 01, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Kipnuk man accused of sexually assaulting, abusing 8 minors between 2004 and 2013; St. Paul man accused of strangling his wife indicted for her murder; Anchorage students arrested after bringing marijuana, gun to school; Following volatile meeting, third night of testimony on mask ordinance sees calls for civility and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: Scholars say Holocaust symbol has no place in Anchorage mask debate; As US and Canada uncover Indigenous school history, survivors, their children and allies mark Orange Shirt day in Juneau; Petersburg group raises money for long-term upkeep of historic Southeast lighthouse and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Cause of seabird die-offs still unknown; October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; Congressmen Don Young and Tom O’Halleran Initiate Bipartisan Fat Bear Week Bet; This Day In Alaska History October 1st, 1909 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Alaska attorney speaks to collaborative effort to bring down cybercrime websites; Area code will soon be required on calls in change aimed at shortening suicide prevention lifeline number; Addiction Therapy at the Touch of a Button and more ->
 
 
 
 
KINY: High wind warnings issued tonight for southeast communties and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Seward Journal: September 29 to Otober 05, 2021
 
 
 
 
Byt Carey Seward, Only In Your State Alaska: This Haunted Castle In Alaska Will Chill You To The Bone
 
 
By Courtney, Only In Your State Alaska: This Remote Restaurant In Alaska Will Take You A Million Miles Away From Everything
 
 
 
 

Alaska news September 29 & 30, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Grant provides free tuition to qualifying students for UAA’s fast track career certificate program; 2 kids hospitalized after attempting fire challenge on TikTok; officials spread warning; 2 women recount experience on remote island near epicenter of magnitude 8.2 quake and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Alaska’s Pblic Media: Matt Miller steps away after 23 years of hosting Juneau’s ‘Morning Edition’; How Juneau restaurant Black Moon Koven offered a path of healing and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Dunleavy Administration Announces Successful Completion of Land Exchange; This Day In Alaska History September 29th, 1904; September 30th, 1909 and more ->
 
 
 
 

Craig Medred: Tastes better
 
 
 
 

By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Sitka Nature Photojournal Updates for 2021-09-30
 
 
 
 

By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Gaze At Denali In Wonder This Autumn On The Cascade Lake Trail in Alaska
 
 
 
 

Great upcoming books from Fireside Books. Order now!
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Alaska News September 28, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Search continues for missing Eagle River hiker near Crow Pass Trail; Mild ‘Alaskapox’ cases diagnosed in Fairbanks area this past summer; Businesses ready to hire but having trouble finding people to show up; Telling Alaska’s Story: Encaustic artist Gayla Ranf loves to work in wax and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: Tribal and environmental advocates celebrate the first water flow down the Eklutna River in decades; Proposed Anchorage mask mandate would enlist the public to help enforce it and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: BIA Awards Y-K Delta Tribes Funding To Address Environmental Threats and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Partners Launch Innovative Course on Indigenous Stewardship at Alaska Pacific University; This Day In Alaska History September 28th, 1907 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Anchorage Daily News: Now in its seventh year, the Mountain Men of Alaska calendar has become an Alaska institution
 
 
 
 
Gov. Dunleavy: Hunting and Fishing Day
 
 
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Fall Migration (Turned up to 11)
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Northern Waterthrush and Catbird Quest
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Sitka Nature Show #245 – Brian Buma
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Mid September Fall Observations
One of the things that stood out about the Northern Waterthush was how much it pumped its tail up and down.
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: The best welfare
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: A Mysterious Woodland Trail In Alaska Will Take You To The Treadwell Mine Ruins
 
 
By Carey Seward, Only In Your State Alaska: 14 Alaskan Harvest Festivals You’ll Want To Visit Year After Year
 
 

Alaska News September 26 & 27, 2021

KTUU Alaksa’s News Source: Orphaned bear cubs become fast friends; 2 hospitalized by parking lot shooting in Downtown Anchorage; What do you imagine for Anchorage? Urban Training Collaborative wants to know; Brett Favre joins call to ban tackle football for anyone under 14 and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: Alaskans have until Friday to apply for pandemic rental assistance; Biden’s new Arctic Research appointees increase Alaska representation on commission; Haines chef shares mushroom harvesting tips and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: CGC Kimball, Japanese Navy training vessel conduct at-sea exercise near Dutch Harbor; This Day In Alaska History September 26th, 1922; September 27th, 1957 and more ->
 
 
 
 
KINY: Juneau Symphony selected to represent Alaska in national online symphony event and more ->
 
 
 
 
KSTK: Wrangell assembly seeks input on community development grant priorities and more ->
 
 
 
 
KFSK: Pandemic leads to record breaking Dungeness crab prices and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Get High In The Chugach And Watch The Colors Change On This Stunning Trail In Alaska
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Hike The Skyline Ridge After Hours Trail And Watch The Leaves Change In The Aspen Forest In Alaska

Alaska News September 23, 24 & 25, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Red Blanket Fund to help families of missing and murdered Indigenous peoples Money to be distributed until $100K in grants runs out; applications open now; Anchorage man creates ‘bait bike’ after experiencing multiple bicycle thefts; Live updates: Crews will work to restore power into the weekend and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: State worker arrested on child pornography charges days after adopting 4 kids; An elementary school principal got restraining orders against a Juneau man in 2019. Now he’s running for school board. And more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: LKSD Recognizes School Community Advocate Matthew Enoch and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Pantless, Inebriated Palmer Man Arrested on Assault, DUI Charges Thursday; Kasilof Man Indicted for Making Interstate Death Threats; Kenai Driver Takes Troopers on 16-Mile Chase before Crash and Arrest; Setting traps to catch an Alaska virus; The Season of Senescence is Upon Us; This Day In Alaska History September 23rd, 1928; September 24th, 1918; September 25th, 1907 and more ->
 
 
 
 
KINY: Coast Guard performs joint exercise with Japanese off Dutch Harbor and more ->
 
 
 
 
KSTK: Rental and utility assistance applications open through October 1 and more ->
 
 
 
 
STORIES FROM NORTHERN CANADA AND ALASKA: A Mortal Threat and the Irony of History
 
 
 
 
Crag Medred: Old becomes new