Alaska News January 11, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Celestial outlook: The sun, moon and shooting stars in 2021; Avalanche danger high, backcountry travel not recommended; Some Anchorage businesses thriving during pandemic; Alaska Airlines bans 14 non-mask compliant passengers from future travel after rowdy flight; Tracking the temperature through yarn and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Skating the winter blues away; On Alaska lawmakers’ wish lists: everything from income taxes to year-round daylight saving time and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Volunteer Tax Preparers To File 2020 Tax Returns Free of Charge and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Fairbanks Man Arrested on Kidnapping, Attempted Murder Charges after Child Calls 911 Monday Morning; APD Investigating Early Morning 6th Avenue Shooting, One Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska State Library accepting applications for summer internship
 
 
Alaska State Museum, Archives, Museums, Libraries: Emergency Preparedness Program for Cultural Organizations Accepting Applications

Juneau – The Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums is recruiting participants for a professional development program that will build the capacity of collecting institutions in Alaska to prepare for and respond to emergencies. The Preparing Alaska’s Cultural Organizations for Emergencies (PACO) program is open to participants from libraries, archives, museums, cultural centers, and other institutions with original humanities materials. The application deadline for the first cohort is February 8.

 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Hike High Above Alaska’s Largest City On The Scenic Flattop Sunnyside Trail
 
 
By Carey Seward, Only In Your State Alaska: This Abandoned Ghost Town In Alaska Is Downright Bone Chilling

Alaska News January 08, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Free radon tests available for National Radon Action Month; Wasilla High School fundraising for sculpture of Chief Wasilla to replace controversial statue; Man dead following Police, SWAT response to shots fired near E 7th Avenue, Pine Street and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Skagway seeks community-wide vaccination ahead of 2021 cruise season and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Giant Storms, Big Waves and Chilly Winds; NOAA Fisheries Proposes Critical Habitat for Ringed and Bearded Seals in U.S. Arctic; This Day In History January 8th, 1908 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks WWII veteran gets a special 102nd birthday party; ANSEP to offer STEM learning to middle schools across Alaska this spring; University of Alaska Fairbanks joins study of prehistoric mummified wolf remains and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Arctic Sounder: Exploring the gardening potential of the Last Frontier and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Casea Peterson, Only In Your State Alaska: The Ultimate Alaska Natural Wonders Road Trip Is Right Here – And You’ll Want To Do It
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Sip On Fresh Coffee Roasted Daily At The Alaska Coffee Roasting Co. In Fairbanks
 
 
 
 

Alaska News January 07, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Anchorage Assembly members consider options to fund purchase of body cameras for APD; Alaskans give back to Mojo’s Hope to help special needs animals and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Public Media: As COVID-19 canceled live events, Anchorage residents went analog; Digital divide interrupts education on the Lower Kuskokwim and more ->

 
 
 
 

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Looking For A ‘Lost One’, Young Searchers Find New Recovery Skills and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Merry Russian Christmas from the Alaska Native News and more ->

 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Carlson Center study recommends borough management of building and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Losing salmon
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: The Seven Biggest Mountains In The United States Are All In Alaska And They Will Take Your Breath Away
 
 
 
 

Alaska News January 05 & 06, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: ‘They’re our records’: Alaska Native tribes join lawsuit opposing closure of National Archives building in Seattle; Anchorage School District moves forward with plans to return students to in-person learning; Four new species observed in Homer’s annual bird count and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Everybody liked Mike: Manokotak remembers Yup’ik Elder Mike Minista; We asked Dr. Anne Zink and other Alaskans what’s bringing inspiration this winter. Here’s what they said. More->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: BSAR Identifies Many Areas Of Open Water From Below Tuluksak To Kalskag; LKSD Teachers Hope Intranet Will Rescue School Year Crippled By Pandemic and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Department Begins Issuing $300 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Payment and more ->
 
 
 
 
Sedona Women present program on ‘So You Want to Write a Book’
 
 
 
 
By Averi Roberts/Cronkite News: Lending a hand(print): Athletes raise awareness for missing, murdered Indigenous women
 
 
 
 
Anchorage Daily News: Anchorage woman makes ‘Maskini Calendar’ as a play on the pandemic
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Buy, buy, buy
 
 
 
 
Alaska Children’s Trust: Hiring a Babysitter During a Pandemic? – key Qs you should be asking and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Hike High Above Alaska’s Largest City On The Scenic Flattop Sunnyside Trail
 
 
By Megan McDonlad, Only In Your State Alaska: For A New Winter Adventure, Stay In This Industrial Rustic Tiny Cabin In Alaska

Alaska News January 04, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Rosie Brennan helps U.S. ski team make history at World Cup Women’s race; Man accused in a deadly hit-and-run incident on Glenn Highway spent the evening drinking with the victim, according to charging documents; Assembly renews resolution addressing high rates of murdered and missing indigenous women and girls; Moose rescued from Wasilla rope swing and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: 11-year-old shares springtime fun in Bethel and Yup’ik language on ‘Molly of Denali’ and more ->
 
 
 
 

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Jason Pavila Wins K300 Season Opener and more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: Wasilla Felon Brandishing Weapon at Drivers on Pittman Road on New Years Jailed on Multiple Charges; Alaska Congressman Don Young, Congressman, Dean of the U.S. House of Representatives, Begins 25th Term and more ->
 
 
 
 

The Sheldon Jackson Museum: Tradition Innovation – Opening Exhibition Reception & Artist Talk January 16th (SJM)
 
 
 
 
Posted by Tele, Hooked: Change

Alaska News January 03, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: APD investigating homicide near 6th Ave. and Newell St.; A match made in heaven: Legacy Jiu-Jitsu team up with the Avalanche Wrestling Club to open a new gym and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Inside the Gates: Alaska VA starts vaccinations with employees first in line; What you need to know about getting the COVID-19 vaccine and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Signal: 🏆 The best KTOO reporting of 2020

Alaska News January 02, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Anchorage Children’s Hospital welcomes its first baby of 2021; Postal workers included in next phase of Alaska’s vaccine distribution program; Watch: Alaska at its best and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Alaska requires that DNA be collected from people arrested for violent crimes. Many police agencies have ignored that.; Alaska will prioritize people 65 and up for next round of COVID-19 vaccine, breaking from federal guidance and more ->
 
 
 
 
Wickersham’s Conscience: Return of Bird of the Week: Red-stained Woodpecker
 
 
 
 
Posted by Katherine Rose and Robert Woolsey, KCAW: 2020: The year we came together, living distantly
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Ice age trigger?
 
 
 
 

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Alaska News January 01, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: One year after the Scandies Rose sinks: Family honors the victims and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Public Media: After 3 years and $1.5 million devoted to testing rape kits, Alaska made one new arrest; Sealaska Heritage and Nieman Marcus will settle lawsuit over sale of Ravenstail coat and more ->

 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: January 1st, 1921 and more ->
 
 
 
 

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: UAF Hydrokinetic technology research bolstered by $3.3 million grant; Man on the street: What was your best moment of 2020? And more ->
 
 
 
 

Anchorage Memories.com, By Sam Delozier (Dixon calif): Just an Anchorage Junk Yard Kid

 
 
 
 
By Casea Peterson, Only In You State Alaska: These 9 Picturesque Small Towns In Alaska Are Delightful

Alaska News December 31, 2020

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: An Anchorage man is facing murder charges following a Fairview homicide; Inside the Gates: Alaska VA starts vaccinations with employees first in line; Pet Project: Powerpuff puppies; Drive-in New Year’s Eve: Celebrating safely in downtown Anchorage and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Public Media: The Best of KTOO News 2020; Ketchikan house fire leaves 2 dead; Closures send clamdiggers across Cook Inlet and more ->
 
 
 
 

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Fr. Chuck Peterson, Priest Who Helped Build Yup’ik Catholic Leadership, Dies At 82; Looking Back On The Top Stories From 2020 and more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska Native News: Coast Guard Medevacs Man near Dutch Harbor; This Day In Alaska History, December 31st, 1917 and more ->
 
 
 
 

Fairbanks Webcenter 11: Health Watch: What heart sounds tell us; The pandemic has left Fairbanks with a drought of recreational winter vehicles and more ->
 
 
 
 

Barbra Brown, Our Third Thirds: The Dark Side of Organizing
 
 
 
 
Rasmuson Foundation: From the Desk of Diane: December 2020 roundup
 
 
 
 

Alaska State Library: New exhibition to open at AK State Museum: Solo exhibition by Mitch Watley – ASM re-open to public

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