Category Archives: AK News

Alaska News April 03, 2018

By Leroy Polk: Big Lake man allegedly stabbed family member, then turned the knife on troopers
By KTVA Web Staff: Troopers: Man cuts off ankle monitor, attempts to flee
By Associated Press: Walker proposes centralized 911 dispatch system for Alaska
By Nathaniel Herz: An Anchorage man left Whittier to harvest crab for Easter. He’s still missing.
By Beth Verge: From baby steps to leaps and bounds, AFD’s Ben Schultz making ‘exciting’ progress

Ben Schultz now recovering in Nebraska ahead of return to Anchorage
By Tegan Hanlon: A former Eagle River student posted a photo of a gun on Twitter. That got him barred from prom.
By Kalinda Kindle: Vote by Mail: More than 52,000 ballot envelopes have been received and processed
By Leroy Polk: Rate increase made permanent for ML&P customers
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska House breaks budget logjam, sends spending plan to Senate
By Rhonda McBride: Cook Inlet Native Head Start: Yup’ik language pipeline
Alaska Railroad honors a century of service
By Daybreak Staff: Teacher of the Week: Cricket Ives
By Associated Press: Alaska Airlines developing new sex misconduct training

Alaska News April 02, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: Search underway for missing man following distress signal near Sitka

By Daniella Rivera: AK Criminal Justice Commission considers expungement of criminal records
By Devin Kelly: Community patrols booming in Anchorage amid crime spike
By Associated Press: Alaska marijuana testing lab closes, leaving only 2 in state

By Annie Zak: Florida bank now owns former legislative office building in downtown Anchorage

By Laine Welch: Trifecta of falling fish revenue is heading for Alaska fishermen, coastal communities

By Jack Carney: Lost poodle found after six days surviving in the Alaskan wild
By Cameron Mackintosh: Wildlife officials to close wolf harvest early along Stampede Trail
By KTVA Web Staff: #ShareIt11: Silly Easter photos

One Alaska Update: Keeping up with Gov. Bill Walker

Alaska News April 01, 2018

By KTVA Webstaff: Skiff overdue near Whittier with 1 aboard
By Associated Press: First Alaskans Institute pursues reconciliation effort
By Kalinda Kindle: Nonprofit connects girls to prom dresses for free
By Cameron Mackintosh: BBB warns of home-improvement scams ahead of construction season
By Liz Raines: Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame: How a website aims to inspire
By Paul Jenkins: Cellphones aren’t blamed in texting-while-driving deaths. Why blame guns for mass shootings?
By Rick Sinnott: Bears, bikes and avoiding unnecessary togetherness on Anchorage trails
By David A. James: A fishing captain finds unexpected friendship in ‘Colors of the Morning Sky’
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Fire roasted corn and chorizo dip

Alaska News March 31, 2018

By Tegan Hanlon: 5 people charged in meth-related robbery and assault in Sitka
By Sidney Sullivan: WATCH: To curb crime, authorities add 2 police officers to the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office
By Kalinda Kindle: Online tool to help track the opioid information in Alaska
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Alaska Opioid Data Dashboard
By Alex DeMarban: Chinese entities eyeing $43 billion Alaska LNG send large delegation to study project
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska House reverses vote to pay $2,700 PFDs and proposes $1,600 instead
By Jackie Purcell: Polars bears steal a seal from hunters
By Alex DeMarban: Storage auctions are on the rise in Alaska, auctioneers say. In come the fortune hunters.

By Kari Bustamante: Inspired by Empowerment Summit, Dimond students create Women’s Club
By Lauren Maxwell: Side Street Espresso declares war on paper cups

By Melissa Devaughn: Iconic in Alaska, classic Xtratuf boot gets a redesign


Mic Check in the Morning: Kayona Ziegler
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Bacon and egg breakfast pizza

Alaska News March 30, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: 1 held, 2 at large after South Anchorage stolen-vehicle wreck
By Leroy Polk: Police spotted school bus threat suspect with a loaded gun before incident, documents show
By Victoria Taylor: Three people hit by BB gun in Mountain View
By Sean Maguire: APD and troopers are no closer to buying body cams after fatal shootings
By Beth Verge: Woman disputes APD account of fatal officer-involved shooting
By Zaz Hollander: Lumber, airplane fuel – even a load of logs: Butte man arrested in string of bold thefts
By Tegan Hanlon: Wasilla woman and Palmer inmate charged with trying to smuggle drugs into prison
By Michelle Theriault Boots: The silent fallout of the opioid epidemic? Meth.
By Jack Carney: AK reaction to new Veterans Affairs Secretary
By Emily Carlson: Muni vote-by-mail election lets public know whether you’ve voted
By Lauren Maxwell: Bagoy’s Florist delivers bouquets of tulips to rural Alaska
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Horseback ‘promposal’ takes stage at South High
By Leroy Polk: Buckaroo Club up for sale, causing issues for adjoining businesses
By Associated Press: Papua New Guinea company takes over large Alaska oil field
By Charles Wohlforth: Here’s an idea for bringing back some of what was once special about Anchorage

Alaska News March 29, 2018

Call 3-1-1 to reach APD Dispatch in non-emergency situations
By Tegan Hanlon: ‘Truly a legend’: Champion of the first Iditarod dies at age 75
Free Public Event – Bleeding Control Basics Course – Providence Hospital, March 31st, 10 A.M. to Noon
By Zaz Hollander: Troopers: Kenai Peninsula man assaulted trooper for 20 minutes before fatal shooting
By Leroy Polk: Wasilla man arrested after being found sleeping in the back of a stolen truck
By Associated Press: Southeast island man charged with shooting at herring boat
By Ariane Aramburo: Youth Speaker Jesse LeBeau makes a stop in the Mat-Su
By Sidney Sullivan: DATA VIZ: How much Municipality of Anchorage employees cost during FY2017
By Jack Carney: ASD considers active shooter training for bus drivers
By Scott Gross: Local classroom dreams come true
By Liz Raines: Meet some of the women making a mark on Alaska’s history
By Reuters: Russia claims first post-Soviet military training flight across Arctic to North America
By Erica Martinson: Congress closes the door on privatizing air traffic control
By Heather Hintze: Cobb Street Market brings small businesses together in Palmer
Explore Oceans between Alaska and Antarctica
By June Leffler KTSK Wrangell: Seattle-based medevac operator adds life-saving service for Alaskans
By Daysha Eaton KHNS Haines: Haines Raptor Center plans new aviary
Easter Bunny Hours
By PRNewswire: Author Kathy Haen’s New Book, “Wow, Cool! Evan”, is a Grandmother’s Ode to Her Beloved, Youngest Grandson
Edible Alaska March 2018

Alaska News March 28, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: Young man fights for life after vehicle struck moose
By Zaz Hollander: Second cab driver robbed, beaten after lockout hoax, police say
By Angela Krenzien: Man on pre-trial release charged in string of new felonies
By Leroy Polk: Man survives getting hit in the head by an airplane on Arctic sea ice
By Heather Hintze: Almandinger’s statements admissible in Grunwald murder trial
By Alex DeMarban: McKinley Mortgage officials to pay $3 million in fines after ‘bilking’ retail investors
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska Senate committee rejects extra cash for troopers sought by Gov. Walker
By KTUU Staff: Despite crime rate increase, Palmer City Council considers wider service area
By Annie Zak: Anchorage population shrank last year, but housing market remains stable
By Annie Zak: The Buckaroo Club, a Spenard bar scene mainstay, is up for sale
By Associated Press: Museum works with tribe to burry Altuiiq ancestors’ remains
By Shawn Wilson, Photojournalist: Commemorating Seward’s Day
By Daybreak Staff: 2018 Alaska Young Professionals Summit
Workforce Wednesday: The Alaska National Guard
By Beth Verge: Despite decline in reported cases, mom, daughter question school district’s efforts to curb bullying

Alaska News March 27, 2018

By Jill Burke for Old wounds
By Mike Ross: 3-year old dies from gunshot wound
By Associated Press: Juneau firefighters, police to train for active shooters
By Maria Downey: Family of 1985 triple murder victims protest potential parole
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska House votes to more than double PFDs, splintering majority and threatening budget progress
By Laurel Andrews: Black bears are waking up in Anchorage. Here’s how to get your yard and home ready.
By Marc Lester: Amputees try athletic prostheses at Anchorage clinic
By Kalinda Kindle & Mike Ross: ASD teachers have pay docked for Glenn Hwy traffic mess
Honoring Hal the eagle
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Spiced maple carrots

Alaska News March 26, 2018

By Sean Maguire: APD: Woman dead after crashing off an overpass onto the New Seward Hwy
By Associated Press: Man charged with sex abuse of children, dog
By KTVA Web Staff: Stabbing suspect killed in officer-involved shooting identified 
By KTVA Web Staff: Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Sand Point
A Note From Gov. Walker March 26, 2018: Public Safety Action Plan, and more ->
By Associated Press: Native salad at Bethel festival tests positive for botulism
By KTVA Web Staff: Glenn Highway reopens following semi collision
By Associated Press: Department says Taku River salmon numbers are overestimated
By Nathaniel Herz: Oil companies in Alaska say they’re owed $800 million. Lawmakers have been slow to advance the governor’s plan to pay them.
By Associated Press: Alaska heads toward showdown over residents’ oil checks
By Devin Kelly: From inside the ‘wedding cake church’ in Midtown Anchorage, the faithful finally see progress
Avalanche rescue dog training Avalanche rescue dog training
By Megan Mazurek: Teacher of the Week: Chad Lusk

Alaska News March 25, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: Video shows aftermath of fatal officer-involved shooting

APD Chief Justin Doll is releasing new information on the officer-involved shooting
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Addicts stole 36 guns in a single Anchorage break-in. One was used in a murder. Where are the rest?
By Sean Maguire: APD: Off-duty officer arrests suspect with Taser probes still hanging from body
By Victoria Taylor: Troopers arrest teen charged with assaulting ex-girlfriend at school
By Chris Klint: Mat-Su troopers face staffing crisis amid calls for help
By Heather Hintze: AWG closing ceremony a swap meet for athletes
By Annie Zak: Shop Talk: Floral studio owner on how staying small helped business flourish
By Suzanne Fonova: Alaska Grown now fourth most liked agricultural program on Facebook