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Alaska News February 22, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Friday night shooting leaves young person injured; Father awaiting second trial in daughter’s death will travel to Chicago; NTSB hopes for longer interview with pilot over January medevac plane crash in Unalaska; AWAIC lecture series explores link between domestic violence and homelessness; Kodiak goat dairy connects kids with their food; 2 Alaska schools named winners in Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: APD: Shooting at New Seward Hwy & Fireweed; Trip to Knik Glacier quickly turns into a rescue mission; MOA says plow crews are working around the clock after holiday, stream of snowy days; ‘Grand compromise’ between bars and breweries could see big Alaska alcohol changes; ASD pilot program brings telemedicine to local schools; What’s new at Fur Rondy 2020? More ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Alaska oil, mining education group alleges former director stole at least $187,000; Haines Borough to charter a pair of February boat trips between Juneau and Haines and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: A Murder Acquittal Gives One Young Man His Life Back, But Miles Away, A Mother Grieves; LKSD School Board Appoints Kimberly Hankins As New Superintendent and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Elderly Couple Perish in Sterling Highway Head-On Collision; Moose Wrecks Subaru in Palmer Collision; Kodiak Grand Jury Hands Down 19-Count Indictment in January Chiniak Highway Head-On Collision; Search in Klawock Drug Investigation Results in Large Stash of Meth and Heroin, One Arrested and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks man indicted on 18 counts of sexual misconduct with underage males; R44 helicopter crashes in Denali National Park and Preserve; Local boy scout council remains strong amid national turmoil; WATCH: Senator Dan Sullivan Extended Interview; Alaska needs broad review of aviation safety, officials say; Alaska eyes options for Real ID access as deadline looms and more ->
 
 
 
 
Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Brief Bird and Weather Note
 
 
Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Notes from a Photo-free Day
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Who to believe?

Alaska News February 21, 2020

KTUU: Alaska Department of Corrections discusses plans to keep inmates in state; Former dispatcher files lawsuit against City of Nome, alleging failure to investigate sexual assault; Real ID deadline fast approaching, ‘mixed experiences’ with tribal alternative; SOY Toddler Sing along and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Short on officers, Haines mulls ending 24-hour police service; ‘Much of Alaska’s history is not here anymore’: The National Archives are moving again, this time even farther away; What foods do Iditarod mushers pack? Trail mix, chile relleno — and pork for the dogs; Outdoor Alaska: Winter birding with Mr. Whitekeys and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel Police Identify One Suspect, A Minor, In ALASKAbuds Break-In And Burglary; Bethel’s Tundra Suites Hotel Owner Pleads Guilty To Medicaid Fraud; It Takes A Lot Of Help To Plow The Longest Ice Road Ever and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Moose Wrecks Subaru in Palmer Collision; Search in Klawock Drug Investigation Results in Large Stash of Meth and Heroin, One Arrested; Kodiak Grand Jury Hands Down 19-Count Indictment in January Chiniak Highway Head-On Collision; Winter Journey along the Yukon River and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Military Report: Army cooks serve their country by serving others; Fairbanks author Craig Martelle merges business sense and creativity to self-publish bestselling books and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Arctic Sounder: Northwest Arctic welcomes Iron Dog 2020 and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Courtney, Only In Your State Alaska: These 17 Rare Photos Show Alaska’s Mining History Like Never Before
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: Juneau’s wearable art pageant shrinks in age of political correctness and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Yukon ordeal

Alaska News February 20, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: New virus causing Chinese tourists to cancel trips to Alaska; Edie Grunwald named state director of Alaska’s Selective Service; State prepares for Anchorage moose survey with citizen help; New Palmer plow fights sidewalk ice with beet juice, molasses brine; 5 reasons you should visit Anchorage’s citywide job fair and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: HEADS UP: Turnagain Pass is closed; AST: Lanes expected to close on the Sterling Highway in Cooper Landing after semi slides into a ditch; More intense questioning in gold store triple murder trial; Cook Inlet setnetters eye buyback to ‘diffuse fish war,’ remain economically viable; Mat-Su community proposes management plan for popular recreation spot; Mat-Su community proposes management plan for popular recreation spot and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Yukon aims to sell renewable power to Skagway cruise ships and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Ice Road Plowed To Sleetmute and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Remains of Troubled Hiker Collected from Mountainside near McHugh Creek Trail; APD Arrests Female Stabbing Suspect at Old Seward and Scooter Avenue, Victim Expected to Survive; Wasilla Woman Drriving with Repeated Revoked License in Vehicle not Registered since 2007 Arrested in Big Lake and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: When the missing aren’t found, what happens next?; DOT holds public meeting for 2020-2023 draft of Alaska Statewide Transportation Improvement Program and more ->
 
 
 
 
Arctic Sounder: Olson sponsors bill to establish Ashley Johnson-Barr Day and more ->
 
 
 
 
Idaho State University: ISU Professor Finney co-authors study supporting theory earliest North American humans arrived by ocean route
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: The snow trap

Alaska News February 19, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: 1 woman dead following Kenai shooting, her son charged with murder; Villages, tribal entities share in $95 million for housing; Mat-Su Borough Assembly hears heated public testimony on shooting range ordinance; An 80-pound dog was injured in a backyard brawl. Could a lynx be to blame?; Howl Couture fashion show features dogs on the catwalk, benefits Alaska Bully Rescue; Live updates: From record heat to record snow in the same day and more is on the way and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: Anchorage police investigating a shooting near Russian Jack park; Iron Dog Day 3: Team #7 first to Nome, more teams scratch in dwindling Iron Dog field; Eagle River man well on his road to recover after moose attack; One Alaska, Our Future (all 4) and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Haines basketball team hitches ride with reality TV ‘Ghost Hunters’ while ferry system is down; Juneau’s paratransit service continues under a new name; A new fish processor is buoying King Cove’s fishermen. But now the town’s finances are sinking.; Alaska’s ferry shutdown adds steep costs for medical travel and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel’s First Marijuana Store, ALASKAbuds, Broken Into And Burglarized; Bethel’s Second Marijuana Store, Kusko Kush, Plans To Open In Early March; No Alcohol Sales Tax Means Funding For Bethel’s Community Action Grants Is Gone; Maurice Andrews Wins Kwethluk Sled Dog Race; State Awards LKSD $34 Million Grant To Build New School In Eek, But Overlooks Other Sites In Need and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Aniak Man Taken into Custody and Charged after Strangulation Incident; Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Training Aims to Educate, Ease Backlogs; Alaska National Guard’s Exercise Arctic Eagle 2020 kicks off and more ->
 
 
 
 
Capitol Hill Times: History Conference: ‘People, Politics and Places’ at The Seattle Public Library March 7
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: Video: Sen. Donny Olson reveals what he really thinks of women leaders; Senator Hot Head: ‘Lives are in danger and I will be holding you accountable!’ And more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: On thin ice
 
 
 
 
By Amy Carney, Alaska State Library; February 2020 Artifact of the Month on Press Releases
The Sheldon Jackson Museum February Artifact of the Month is a pair of moccasins (SJ-II-X-164). The moccasins were donated to the museum in 1992 by Helen Waters who had received them originally from her aunt and uncle, a Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Adams.
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State: Devour Delicious Ice Cream When It’s Snowing In Alaska And Wild Scoops Will Reward You

Alaska News February 18, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Anchorage NAACP youth summit showcases black history, student activism; Students tell Alaska lawmakers their struggles with anxiety, depression and suicide; 25 Years of BP Teachers of Excellence: Dimond High gears up with $10K STEM grant; Volunteers, support needed at Food Bank of Alaska; Skeetawk chairlift construction about halfway done and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: Smitty’s Cove needs cleaning up, and you can help; Board of fish considers expanding mandatory kill for northern pike; One Alaska, Our Future (1 of 4) and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Coronavirus shutters Southeast Alaska geoduck clam fishery and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Overdue Seward Snow Machiner Discovered Deceased near Bear Lake on the Kenai Peninsula; Statewide Alaska Poll Finds Republican Hunters and Fishers Support Roadless Rule; New Proposals would Protect Alaska’s Ferries, Chart New Course for AMHS and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: State Awards LKSD $34 Million Grant To Build New School In Eek, But Overlooks Other Sites In Need and more ->
 
 
 
 
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Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Alaska official disputes EPA toxic chemical release analysis; Bookmobile: Bringing the library to outlying communities and more ->
 
 
 
 
Author: David Reamer | Histories of Anchorage, ADN: When does a newcomer become a ‘real Alaskan’? History shows it depends who you’re asking.
 
 
 
 
By Krysti Shallenberger, Alaska’s Energy Desk – Bethel: Andrea Gusty carries on legacy of female Y-K Delta leaders in new CEO role
 
 
 
 
Alaska Highway News, The Canadian Press: Study finds ‘stunning’ lack of research into women’s heart health
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Seachange
 
 
 
 

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Alaska News February 17, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Inside the Gates: How music therapy helps service members, veterans and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: APU to hold an Elizabeth Peratrovich Day Celebration; Alaska official disputes EPA toxic chemical release analysis and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: APD Investigating Shooting during Home Invasion, No Suspects Apprehended Despite Search; Sundogs, Light Pillars Enliven the Dog Days; Taking a Deep Dive into Alaska’s Record-Breaking Warm Year and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Children’s Trust: Do you know a Champion for Kids? (Interior & Northern Alaska)
 
 
 
 
By Courtney, Only In Your State Alaska: 15 Places In Alaska You Thought Only Existed In Your Imagination

Alaska News February 15 & 16, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Eagle River McDonald’s reopens more than a year after November 2018 earthquake; Bill to require state to recognize 229 Alaskan tribes; Nonprofits worry lottery would hurt charitable gaming; Living below zero: Dangerous wind chills along Slope; Local matchmakers help Alaskans navigate online dating and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: APD officer injured, suspect killed in shooting; Man severely injured in Talkeetna hit and run, Troopers investigating; Sexual abuse prevention expert speaks about how parents can discuss sexual abuse in Alaska; Iron Dog takes new route and revitalized approach to 2020 race and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO: Murkowski, Alaska Native leaders urge federal action on missing and murdered Indigenous women; Without Alaska’s ferries, timber and fish businesses wonder who will carry that freight; Final feasibility plan released for Red Devil mercury mine cleanup and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks man charged with sexually assaulting underage male; Scholarships for students: Steese Fire Department helps their staffing by helping students; Local Filmmakers Mash Disney’s Frozen and Star Wars for Award Winning Creation; Pumpkin Carver Brings his Talents from Ohio to Ice Alaska and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Safely unknown
 
 
Craig Medred: A historic bankruptcy

Alaska News February 14, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Student arrested after threatening shooting, bringing brass knuckles to school; Convicted serial rapist indicted on charges of attempted sexual assault, burglary; House subcommittee approves $5 million for wildfire mitigation; More low-income, senior housing coming to Wasilla; AK Bikebox installs first bike locker in downtown Anchorage; Women mushers, snowmachiners prepare for trip from Nenana to Nome; Alaska Seeds of Change empowers youth through growing, selling produce; Who is in your family? Local group hosts community conversation and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: Police ‘concerned there may be more victims’ after Alaska motivational speaker arrested on child sex abuse charges; Business partner of victim in gold store triple murder testifies; Board of Fish creates dipnet fishery on Susitna River; Mine buildings at Hatcher Pass to remain closed in 2020; Alaska’s future is in our hands and we want to talk about it; Alaska Forum on the Environment- Protecting what makes Alaska special; Alaska’s future is in our hands and we want to talk about it; Harry & Michiyo Harper: A love story 47 years in the making and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: With no ferry service this winter, Cordova’s economy feels the pinch; Retirement benefits case heard again by Alaska Supreme Court and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Two in Mentasta Lake Jailed following Brutal Assault on Family Member; Noorvik Man Arrested on Arson Charges in February 11th Residential Fire; Motivational Speaker/Mentor to Students Arrested by APD on Sexual Abuse of a Minor/Child Porn Charges Thursday; The Physics of Slapshots and Mid-Ice Collisions and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Troopers Release Names Of Passengers Who Died In Yute Commuter Services Crash; Peter Evon Says Goodbye To ‘Best Job I Ever Had’ At ONC and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Denali Park Road opens to Mountain Vista rest area; Lawmakers vote to give Alaska Marine Highway System a lifeline and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Stormy seas
 
 
 
 
49 Writer’s Blog: Don Rearden | My Big Fat Secret to Screen Writing
 
 
49 Writers Blog: Bathsheba Demuth | Carving Away at a Book

Alaska News February 13, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Triple-murder suspect claims self defense, points finger at state’s key witness; Alaska firefighter to climb Seattle’s tallest building for cancer awareness; Senators: Home-school families can opt out of Alaska Reads Act; Bikers Fighting Hunger food drive aims to fill food bank shelves; Bill opens absentee voting by mail list and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: Anchorage cargo flights continue as coronavirus cases rise; Alaska USA FCU members being targeted in phishing campaign; Alaska labor officials scrap training requirement changes; ‘I was sick because I tried to quit drinking’ — After years of drinking, an Anchorage man finds a way to quit; Afordable tech gifts for valentines day. More ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Pubiic Media: Alaska DEC seeks to replace Ocean Rangers, use some funds for shoreside wastewater plants; Coin commemorating Alaska Native civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich released and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Tuntutuliak Leader, VPO Praise Stray Dog Removal And Adoption Effort and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Governor Dunleavy Introduces Alaska Lottery Corporation Act and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks man dies in pedestrian hit and run incident; Coronavirus versus influenza: signs to look out for and steps for preventative care; MILITARY REPORT: Fort Wainwright soldiers continue mission in Iraq as deployment nears end and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Skagway News: Nature writer will keynote 11th annual North Words Symposium
 
 
 
 
Alaska Journal of Commerce, Sherrie Laurie GUEST COMMENTARY: Hilcorp employees give hope to Downtown Hope Center
 
 
 
 

Craig Medred: Crap

Alaska News February 12, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Assembly names February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month; A $10M treatment was supposed to protect Alaska roads — it didn’t work; Alaska Community Foundation takes control of BP Energy Center; UAA apprenticeship program looks to help fill statewide mechanic shortage; Travel Tuesday: New Visit Anchorage travel guide available now and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTUU: Dangerous avalanche conditions across Southcentral; Winter Weather Advisory For Seward Highway through Turnagain Pass; Drivers: there’s a decades-old Alaska insurance law you should know about; Both sides urge regulators to move fast in Chugach, ML&P sale; Hilcorp-BP sale details to remain confidential, regulators ask for more financial info; Spotlight on Youth: Helping the homeless; UPDATE: Shops in Anchorage coming and going and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Operators of flight that crashed near Tuntutuliak had 3 other incidents in 2019; ‘We will rebuild’: Kaktovik prioritizes getting kids back to class following school fire; Prospector’s 50-year-old mining claim could be a boost for Constantine’s new mining project near Haines and more ->
 
 
 
 

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel Cabs No Longer Accepting Medicaid Vouchers; Kuskokwim River Too Rough For Travelers In Upper Kuskokwim Area; Final Feasibility Plan For Red Devil Mine Clean Up Released; Future Of Salmon In A Warming World – Part 2; Bethel Search And Rescue Provides Tips On How To Survive A Winter Storm and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Fairbanks Son Arrested in Domestic Violence Incident that Ended in Barricade; 10 Years for Clint Registe in July Brittney Sparks Shooting for Felon in Possession and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbnaks News Webcenter 11: What should you do if you hit a moose? AST gives the do’s and don’ts; DOT holding open house on February 19 for Airport Way/Steese Expressway Interchange project; New online genetics course allows college students to learn DNA Sequencing on a flexible schedule and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO News Department: Watch: Chief Justice Joel Bolger’s 2020 State of the Judiciary address
 
 
 
 

Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: Breaking: Senate confirms Josh Kindred for U.S. District judge, 134th judge confirmed; Liz Vazquez is new head of Violent Crimes Comp. board and more ->
 
 
 
 

Craig Medred: Fishery chaos