From her small studio in rural Alaska, artist Laura C. Hewitt fuses the technological with the handmade, producing cyberpunk dishware and cyborg decor from wheel-thrown ceramics. A recurring theme in her work are plates, cups, and bowls speckled with 0’s and 1’s formed by vintage alphanumeric and pu
By Leroy Polk: Roads closed in Eagle River as home burns, 2 injuries reported
By Leroy Polk: VIDEO: Popular Nome hotel and bar goes up in flames
By Dan Carpenter: Alaskans provide input on partial rollback of crime reform
The last piece of SB 91 is set to go into effect in January, moving away from a cash bail system to one based on the likelihood someone will commit a new offense.
The House Finance Committee planned to reconvene Tuesday at 1 p.m. with a presentation from Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth on the agenda.
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Man sentenced for beating mother’s boyfriend to death
Elliot Myas, 23, was sentenced to nine years with four suspended after pleading guilty earlier this year to Manslaughter in the beating death of 50-year-old Luke Flanagan at the Econo Inn in January. It was Anchorage’s first homicide of 2017.
By Cameron Mackintosh: Suspect in Spenard triple homicide appears in court for bail hearing
Ultimately, Superior Court Judge Jack Smith decided to postpone his decision, and scheduled another bail hearing for Nov. 16. Pisano’s trial is currently scheduled to start on Dec. 4, according to online court records.
By Carlson Hatch: A look inside Ted Stevens International Airport’s lost and found
By KTVA Web Staff: Teacher of the Week Allison Stengel
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The early registration deadline for the Women in Agriculture Conference is Nov. 5.
15th Annual Cowboy Ball
November 4th is fast approaching, so make sure your boots are shined and your bidding reflexes are honed for the Cowboy Ball next Saturday! We have delicious food, great music, and a wide array of live and silent auction items lined up for the evening. Doors will open at 6 pm, followed by dinner and the silent & live auctions. Then from 9 pm – 11 pm the Ken Peltier Band will be performing. Come and help us dance the night away!
The Cowboy Ball promises to be a night to remember. As always, all proceeds proceeds from the Cowboy Ball support EATA’s therapeutic horsemanship programs for Alaskan children, adults, and veterans living with disabilities.
By Juan Montes: Alaska soldier dies in Afghanistan helicopter crash
By Kalinda Kindle: Spooks and Spokes on Spenard celebrates new improvements for cyclists
By Associated Press: Mayor Kassel asks public to decide what borough can afford
By Associated Press: Alaska Legislature costs Alaska Permanent Fund millions
By Liz Raines: Airport police investigates wheel theft
By Dave Goldman: Commentary: Going to the dogs
By Patrick Moussignac: Empty chairs outnumber people at hearing on SB 91 fix
Instead of the required 24-hour notice on the hearings, lawmakers made the announcement the night before. That led to lots of empty seats and some complaints at the LIO, where Anchorage resident David Manzer wasn’t happy.
“If you have a hearing on a Saturday, please post the call-in number to the website,” Manzer urged legislators. “It says call in to get the number, yet when you call in of course that number is only manned during the workdays — Monday through Friday, 8 to 5.”
By Nathaniel Hertz: Alaska Native groups and leaders double down on criminal justice reform, citing over-incarceration
By Cameron Mackintosh: Iditarod artwork raises money for family of injured Anchorage firefighter
By Scott Burton, KTOO: New Perseverance play explores local love mystery
By Kyle Hopkins: Unconstitutional? Inmates seek to ban practice of ‘human chains’ in Alaska court rooms
By Sean Maguire: Alaska SeaLife Center’s Beluga whale calf named “Tyonek”
By Sean Maguire: APD arrests 3 people in “problem house” in South Anchorage
By CBS News: 95% of Alaska’s glaciers affected by climate change: NPS
“It will be more expensive.”
By Heather Hintze: Chugach Electric moves forward on community solar project
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By Patrick Moussignac: Anchorage School District loses millions
Contested Bristol Bay salmon ends up in Alaska landfill
Information from: KTOO-FM, http://www.ktoo.org
By Leroy Polk: Ketchikan man shot, killed at Alaska logging camp in apparent homicide
By Liz Raines: SB 91 praised for re-entry funding
By Heather Hintze: Mushers call for investigation into Dallas Seavey drug tests
By John Tracy: Reality Check: What do Alaska LNG plan, Iran nuclear deal have in common
By Laurel Downing Bill: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Judge James Wickersham
Alaska legend, Judge James Wickersham, died this week in 1939, but his legacy and light live on in Alaska’s history.
The Sealaska Heritage Institute announced this week it will be partnering with the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Tribes of Alaska’s Head Start to offer the Baby Raven Reads program in Southeast communities.