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Alaska News August 08, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: GCI donates computers, upgraded operating system to Covenant House Alaska; Frontline Mission gives away free clothes in Wasilla; Owner closes South Anchorage boutique to concentrate on downtown business and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: Alaskan water skiers make waves at regional competition; Berkowitz defends investments as more Anchorage businesses move to outdoor services; ASD loses about $10,000 for every child not registered in October and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: In the middle of a pandemic, new brewery brings craft beer to Sitka and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Oh my!
 
 
 
 
By Courtney, Only In Your State Alaska: 15 Reasons Alaska Is The Happiest State In America
 
 
 
 

Alaska News August 07, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Berkowitz: If cases decline, ‘4-week reset’ restrictions could be relaxed sooner; UAF explores gravel resources on Matanuska Greenbelt trails in Palmer; Anchorage tree service offers free spruce trees in honor of owner’s mother and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTUU: Court sides with Municipality, orders Kriner’s Diner to halt indoor dining; Positively Alaskan: Students tell stories to normalize mental health conversations and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Fish and Game kills 4 bears near Hope as it investigates fatal mauling; ‘We’re all angry’: Anchorage restaurants lay off workers and shut down dine-in, while others defy order; Redistricting board finalized as chief justice appoints Nome nonprofit CEO Bahnke and more ->

 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: In person civil and jury trials suspension has been extended and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Arctic Sounder: Utqiagvik TikTokker goes viral sharing Inupiaq culture, calling out haters and more ->
 
 
 
 

Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska, By TAMERA LIENHART: Juvenile murderer set free by Alaska Supreme Court
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Spray failure?
 
 
 
 
49 Writers Blog: Reposting: Brian Doyle Interview
 
 
 
 
CutterLight: Fresh All Year Long: IQF – Individually Quick Frozen Berry Magic
 
 
 
 

Alaska News August 06, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Clark Halvorson named new president, CEO of United Way of Anchorage; Donations still needed for kids to receive undergarments through Clothesline Project; Playlist for champions: Special Olympian recommends excellent jams and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTUU: Meet The Creator: @green_cale from Instagram; Growing AK: A neighborhood garden and advice to store your herbs; UPDATE: hearing against Kriner’s Diner delayed; new judge assigned to case and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO: A barge carrying a crane hit the underside of Juneau’s Douglas Bridge; Man injured protecting ten children from black bear inside Juneau home; University of Alaska regents rescind idea of merging campuses and more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: Banana Slugs Ooze over Coastal Alaska and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTVA Fairbanks Webcenter 11: Troopers seize heroin from dog house (AST); Healy man arrested on multiple charges for hit and run; Senator Dan Sullivan discusses latest in coronavirus relief talks and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Hike Past Old Alaska Mining Camps To Visit These Two Beautiful Alpine Lakes
 
 
By Carey Seward, Only In Your State Alaska: This Alaskan Park On The Edge Of The World Will Leave You Speechless
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Alaska News August 05, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: 2020 AFN convention will be virtual due to COVID-19 concerns; Chugach State Park to celebrate turning 50 with virtual party and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTUU: Alaska Airlines may cut over 300 Alaska employees this fall due to COVID-19 and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: It’s been years in the making. Now, students can enroll in a Northwest Coast arts program. More ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: U.S. Attorney Announces $1 Million Award to Provide Housing to Victims of Human Trafficking in Alaska and more ->
 
 
 
 

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: California man to be extradited to Alaska on child pornography charges; Eielson F-35s participate in their first ‘Red Flag’ exercise and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Slim pickings
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: Kriner’s War: Diner opens, code enforcers converge, and Anchorage takes to Facebook to discuss and more ->
 
 
 
 
Rasmuson Foundation News: From the Desk of Diane: Our latest report
 
 
 
 
STORIES OF NORTHERN CANADA AND ALASKA: Keeping Clean
 
 
 
 

Alaska News August 04, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Funds available to help Anchorage residents pay rent or mortgages; 3 ways to stay safe on Election Day; Mixed compliance as ‘4 week reset’ restrictions begin in Anchorage and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTUU: Local restaurant pushes back against new COVID-19 mandates; As Anchorage ‘battens down’ protestors oppose another shutdown; Petition seeks $2,000 stipends for parents of children in ASD while learning at home and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: A wayward boat scuttled Astra’s launch attempt Sunday. They’ll try again Tuesday.; The first Alaska cruise of the COVID-19 pandemic is underway; With virus funds, Newtok will build more homes in Mertarvik and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Eek VPSO Arrested For Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Bristol Bay Tribes Overjoyed with Congressional Intervention on Pebble Mine; Senator Stedman Thanks U.S. Coast Guard for 230 Years of Service and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Rhonda McBride -KMXT: Bear attacks jogger on Kodiak’s Pillar Mountain
 
 
 
 
Alaska Highway News, Bob Weber, The Canadian Press: First cancer diagnosed in dinosaur fossil hints at communal life
 
 
 
 
Michael R Dougherty from Anchorage Memories VIP: Anchorage Pioneer Joe Spenard
 
 
 
 
Be bear aware!
By Carey Seward, Only In Your State Alaska: The Beautiful Bridge Hike In Alaska That Will Completely Mesmerize You
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: The Road Trip On The Glenn Highway In Alaska Will Take You Through Sheer Autumnal Perfection
 
 
By Carey Seward, Only In Your State Alaska: The Flood Of 1967 In Alaska Will Never Be Forgotten
 
 
 
 

Alaska News August 03, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Frontiers: Reindeer Farm gives visitors an up-close view of Alaska wildlife; Alaskan uses TikTok to educate about Inupiat culture and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTUU: Troopers are investigating a deadly ATV crash that killed an 8-year-old boy; Southcentral Foundation President/CEO resigns following husband’s termination; No dine-in at restaurants starts Monday as Anchorage begins “four week reset” and more ->
 
 
 
 

By Daniel Shvartsman, Seeking Alpha: Alaska Communications: Implementing An Activist Playbook, Still Cheap
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: VPSO sexual assault on village woman; where’s the media outrage?
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Limits of science
 
 
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: 80 Degree Days in Sitka
 
 
 
 
49 Writers Blog: Mini-Profile: Bob Armstrong
 
 
 
 
By Casea Peterson, Only In Your State Alaska: Here Are 8 Jokes About Alaska That Are Actually Funny
 
 
 
 

Alaska News August 01 & 02, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: ASD offers three choices for families to stay connected to local schools; APD investigates shooting in Dimond area; Murder, arson charges filed against man in Seattle fire and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTUU: Accident leaves one airman dead, another injured; Anchorage police responding to ‘disturbance’ in Muldoon; APD investigating a shooting leaving one man in the hospital and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Public Media: Gardentalk – Time to harvest garlic, but watch out for mold and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Garden Tips: Natural ways to eliminate aphids and more ->
 
 
 
 

By Casea Peterson, Only In Your State Alaska: 14 Stunning Photos That Will Remind You Why Alaska Is The Best State

 
 
 
 
Evan Saugstad, Alaska Highway News: Junk news, selective reporting vilifies rural economies
The three stories above all have much in common. All are written by someone who does not like, agree with, nor rely on their subject matters for their living. All three use selective facts while ignoring others, and all appear to want one thing – to rid B.C. of our industries and the people who stand in the way of B.C. becoming a park.
 
 
 
 
By Aaron Goldfarb, Inside Hook: Inside the Rowdy, Reckless Boomtown Bars of Alaska in the 1970s As pipeline money poured into the city of Fairbanks, the Wild West saw a brief revival
 
 
 
 
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Craig Medred: Grisly death
 
 
 
 

Alaska News July 31, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Lawyer for AFN appointed to redistricting board and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: ’Please don’t leave our veterans behind,’ Veterans call for passage of the Heroes Act; UPDATE: Rep. Gary Knopp has died in a plane crash near Soldotna; Positively Alaskan: Actor formerly living in China helps students learn a world away and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Public Media: National Weather Service issues flood warning for Mendenhall Lake and River; ‘Into the Wild’ bus finds home at Fairbanks Museum; Tlingit & Haida proposes housing in Lemon Creek for people released from prison and more ->
 
 
 
 

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Slideshow: So Far, So Good in Mertarvik; Kuskokwim Gillnet Restrictions Loosening In August and more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: Suspect in Thursday’s Officer-Involved Shooting Released from Hospital and Placed under Arrest and more ->
 
 
 
 

Fairbans News Webcenter 11: From dream to reality: Proposed railway would connect Alaska to the rest of the continent by rail; Siberian wildfires bring smoke to Alaskan interior and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Bear kills
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Alaska News July 30, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Anchorage woman makes salsas, jams, gourmet pickles from garden named after late son; Ravn Air Group sells almost all assets during final auction and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTUU: Stebbins teacher arrested for attempted production of child pornography; APD: Officer-Involved Shooting in Eagle River; Growing AK: Finding a space of your own to garden and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Hope resident reportedly killed in bear attack; Siberian wildfires bring more haze to Alaska; Mysterious Bering Strait seabird die-off enters fourth year and more ->
 
 
 
 

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: One Kongiganak Man Dies, Another Survives After Being Thrown From Boat; Bethel City Council Passes Resolution To Wear Face Masks In Public Spaces and more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: StrongHearts Native Helpline Adds Sexual Violence Advocacy and more ->
 
 
 
 

Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska, By ALEXANDER DOLITSKY: What is ‘white privilege’?
 
 
 
 

The Delta Discovery: Seeking stories of strange encounters
 
 
 
 
PR Web: Authors Susie G. and Ronni Woitel’s new book “Lucy in the Sky” is a sweet children’s story celebrating the life and brilliance of a perfect little star named Lucy
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Head To Moose Pass For An Alaskan Getaway In The Bear Cub Cabin
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: The Carter Lake Trail Will Take You To A Secret Lake In The Mountains Of Alaska
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Jet Ski 60 Miles Of Adventure And See The Most Stunning Glaciers In Alaska

Alaska News July 29, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Anchorage Assembly extends emergency proclamation to Oct. 16; Wasilla man indicted on sex abuse charges for alleged sexual relationship with teen, troopers say and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTUU: Assembly delays vote on homeless, addiction services ordinance; How informing hotel workers of quarantine guests works under Anchorage EO-14 and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Public Media: After calls for transparency, Juneau police release their policies and procedures manual and more ->

 
 
 
 

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel City Council To Consider Facemask Policy And Limiting Curbside Alcohol Sales and more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: Four Perish in Serious Crash on Mitkof Highway Tuesday; U.S. Marshal’s Rural Alaska Anti-Violence Enforcement Target Southwest Villages this Week; Alaska Pacific University Will Open With Distance Learning; Alaska Air National Guard Rescues Distressed Hiker at Mount Williwaw and more ->
 
 
 
 

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Breaking: Fairbanks School Board votes to begin schooling remotely for the 20-21 school year and more ->