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Alaska News November 06, 2017

By Cameron Mackintosh: Avalanche season underway, a warning for those headed into the backcountry
Even though snow totals are mostly low even in the backcountry, avalanches are still possible. In fact, several minor avalanches have been reported in Hatcher Pass and the Chugach Mountains in recent weeks. Currently, avalanche danger for the Hatcher Pass area is considered “considerable” at elevations above 2,500 feet.
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: State lawmakers threatened with physical harm on social media
JUNEAU (KTUU) – The Speaker of the House, Rep. Bryce Edgmon (D – Dillingham) announced that lawmakers were threatened with physical harm by a person on social media. The threat was based on the position taken by a majority of legislators to a proposed amendment to SB-54.
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Slick road conditions plague Anchorage drivers Sunday
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) Anchorage Police said as of midnight Sunday morning, 68 crashes had been reported, 11 of those resulted in injuries and 30 vehicles were reported in distress.
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Bake sale raises $1,800 for victims of Polaris Bar and Hotel fire
 
 
 
 
By Patrick Moussignac: Inside the gates: Honoring our veterans
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: Ballot initiative aims to relocate Alaska Legislature

Alaska News November 05, 2017

By Sean Maguire: Amendment to undo majority of SB-91 fails in a vote on the House floor
 
 
 
 
By Cameron Mackintosh and Phil Walczak: Third annual Anchorage Veterans Parade honors those who served
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: 24-hour gaming event raises money for Children’s Miracle Network
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Subsistence hunters in the Southeast may no longer be required to mark traps
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Christmas Towne Bazaar benefits artists and students
 
 
 
 
By Cameron Mackintosh: Public asked to help update 20 year transportation plan for Anchorage
The next two workshop sessions are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday.

Click HERE to visit MTP’s website, where you can learn more about the plan and provide feedback.
 
 
 
 

By Chris Klint: State looking into customers’ tires trapped at Johnson’s Tire Service
Franklin urges people whose tires are trapped in the Tire Hotel to visit the Consumer Protection Unit’s website and fill out a formal complaint.
 
 
 
 
Alaska village leaders consider joining, forming borough
Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner, http://www.newsminer.com

Alaska News November 04, 2017

By Jackie Purcell: Snow by Saturday night or Sunday for Anchorage area
 
 
 
 

By KTVA Web Staff: AFD releases final report on Ben Schultz accident
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Driver sentenced in Atka van crash that killed 3
Superior Court Judge Steve Cole handed down a term of 11 years and 30 days in prison for 30-year-old Sonny Iloilo, following his guilty plea in the deaths of Anchorage residents Ray McCullough Jr., 43; Mike Tunohun Jr., 51; and Paul Nicholas Nesbit, 57. He will also spend five years on probation following his release.
 
 
 
 

By Patrick Moussignac: UAA’s School of Nursing hopes to help reverse nursing shortage in AK
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: Fall Book Sale this weekend at Loussac Library

 
 
 
 
By Dan Carpenter: Pastor Alonzo Patterson retiring after 65 years in ministry
This Sunday, November 5, will be Pastor Patterson’s final sermon at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. The day is also his 80th birthday.
 
 
 
 
By Austin Baird: Anchorage hospitals see significant increase in newborns suffering from opioid withdrawal
 
 
 
 
By Samantha Angaiak: 5th annual fundraiser kicks off for MYHouse
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky and Sean Maguire: Crews search Matanuska River for missing woman
Rachel Lynn Mallard, 40, was last seen on Wednesday afternoon walking on South Alaska Street in Palmer.
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: Prosecutors say staff shortage hurting cases
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Seeking perspective, survey asks for input on homelessness

📚 This November, cuddle up with good eats & good reads 📚

DISH with Kim Sunée: Fusion food, guilty pleasures, and what’s in her fridge

If you picked up a copy of our fall issue, you’ve maybe already tried Kim Sunée’s recipe for Spicy Kale and Bacon Gochujang Pancakes Jangddeok. We were delighted to share this excerpt from her new cookbook, Everyday Korean: Fresh, Modern Recipes for the Home Cook, and are following it with a web-only exclusive Q & A.

We’ll be at the Bear Tooth Grill in Anchorage on Monday for the ‘Everyday Korean’ Book Launch and Signing. Can’t wait to get our hands on a signed copy!

📚 This November, cuddle up with good eats & good reads 📚

Alaska News November 03, 2017

By Associated Press: Walker: Trump plans meeting with Pacific governors
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Senate Bill 54 passes the House Finance Committee and heads to the House
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: ‘No justice’ even as adoptive mother receives max sentence in abuse case
After researching the effect of SB91, Alaska’s controversial crime reform law, on the case Thursday, an attorney with the Alaska Office of Victim Rights told KTVA in an email:

“The effect in Anya James case is that she will receive more jail credit for time spent on an electronic monitor after SB91 took effect than for time she spent on an electronic monitor pre-SB91.”
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Downing Bill: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Valdez