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.
Women in Agriculture Conference registration open
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.
EATA 15th Annual Cowboy Ball
Alaska legend, Judge James Wickersham, died this week in 1939, but his legacy and light live on in Alaska’s history.
Source: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Judge James Wickersham
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.
Source: Southeast Alaska Native literacy program expands
Alaska Quarterly Review cares about where it lives, but it’s a literary magazine that’s not just for us or about us.
Source: Mary Odden on AQR @35