Alaska News January 18, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: South Anchorage shooting leaves man badly injured; New owners will soon take over small Alaska newspaper and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: University of Alaska Board of Regents raises tuition by 5%; Rural Cap program puts elders in the classroom; 2020 Census kicks off in Alaska where Toksook Bay residents will be first to be counted and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Public Media: The state of Alaska sued itself. Was it worth it?; Juneau’s leaders discuss priorities heading into new legislative session; The prospect of a $12B natural gas terminal in Southeast Alaska draws skepticism and more ->
 
 
 
 

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Slideshow: Start Of The K300 And Bogus Creek 150; Twelve Teams To Compete In 2020 Akiak Dash; For One Vet, Good Dog Health Is The Key To A Good Race; A Conversation With Akiak Dash Race Marshal Bill Eggimann and more ->
 
 
 
 
AAlaska Native News: Denali Park Road Failings and Other Stories and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Police release additional information in homicide of Fairbanks woman; Public testimony spurs postponed vote on Fairbanks Capital Improvement Projects; Bureau proposes change affecting Alaska tribal recognition; UAF Group Meets to Discuss Local Activism and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Arctic Sounder: 2019 warmest year on record for Alaska; Nuiqsut loses case for stricter oil, gas reviews; Alaska Science Forum: Northern news from a massive conference and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Landmine: Campbell Lake public access easements have been surveyed and marked!
The 3D drone video will be completed soon. An unidentified person called the FAA impersonating the survey company and things got pretty loose.

 
 
 
 
By Courtney, Only In Your State Alaska: This Beautiful Winery In Alaska Is A Must-Visit For Everyone
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: The 1.5 percent

Alaska News January 17, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: APD seeks possible kidnapping victim; Do you know what to do if your car is stolen?; Mat-Su Regional welcomes new behavioral health unit; Longtime president/CEO of United Way of Anchorage announces retirement; MyHouse Blessing Barrel collects clothing, food for homeless teens; Beer league with a big heart: ERHL game benefits Special Olympics and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: Man accused of aiming crossbow at APD officers indicted for attempted murder; Archdiocese of Anchorage names 14 people credibly accused of sexual misconduct; “Hoverboard dentist” found guilty on all counts; University of Alaska leaders get ready to make big decisions Friday; Moose Pass School is the centerpiece of its community; Outdoor Alaska: Alevins hatching at Trail Lakes Hatchery and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Cold weather freezes freight orders for small towns in Southeast Alaska; How one Anchorage business delivers 150 pizzas a week to the Alaska bush; Consultants hired by Dunleavy administration say privatizing Alaska ferries ‘not feasible’ and more ->

 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Soft Opening For Bethel’s First Marijuana Store; KYUK Live K300 Sled Dog Race Coverage Schedule and more ->

 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: 176th Wing Completes 2,000th Rescue Mission and more ->

 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Arrest made in Fairbanks murder investigation; Troopers cite woman for killing moose eating from haystack; Fairbanks researcher discusses discovery of sulfolane eating microbe; Draft ferry study lays out options for system’s future and more ->
 
 
 
 

By Shady Grove Oliver, Arctic Sounder: Book sheds light on North Slope history through family stories
 
 
 
 

Craig Medred: Danger heating up
 
 
 
 

Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: Change of command as Troopers get new director; Must watch video: Drone footage of battling the Willow Creek ice dam and more ->

Alaska News January 16, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Damaged cable impacts downtown Anchorage parking garages; Wasilla man held on suspicion of catalytic converter thefts; Warm toes: Elementary school students shatter sock drive goal for homeless and more ->

 
 
 
 
KTUU: LifeMed medevac plane crashes on takeoff from the Unalaska Airport; Report shows number of child abuse victims highest it’s been since 2015; Alaska Native corporation lowers board pay after complaints and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: For Alaska Native shareholders, criticism on social media during board elections can trigger state fines; Bipartisan bill aims to improve Alaska students’ reading skills; Winter cold snap brings added challenges for Juneau’s homeless population and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Kaiser Father And Son Take To The Trails For K300 Race Weekend; Greg Larson Takes Top Prize In Holiday Classic; As K300 Looms, Cooks Aim For More Subsistence Foods For Mushers and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Northern News from a Massive Conference; Tanacross Man Gives Himself up in Tok after a Week on the Lam; Three Arrested in Wasilla Assault-DV Incident; Soldotna Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Heroin Distribution and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: City Council repeals Public Safety Commission due to redundancy of services offered; Blood Donor Awareness Month; Fort Wainwright sees increase in Commissary customers after access expanded to disabled veterans; Winter Season at LARS and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: According To FBI Statistics, These Are The 10 Most Dangerous Cities In Alaska For 2020
 
 
By Carey Seward, Only In Your State Alaska: The Flood Of 1967 In Alaska Will Never Be Forgotten
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: Fairbanks schools considers adding ‘just LGBTQ’ lit. class
 
 
 
 
Alaska Highway News, The Canadian Press: Inuit women in Canada’s North encountering ‘racialized policing,’ report says
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Wastage

Alaska News January 15, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Judge sets higher bail for man accused of killing mother in Wasilla; Lawsuit claims illegally elected board members stole $80K from Tolsona Community Corporation; Residents fear Kodiak bears that aren’t hibernating; Krispy Kreme coming to Wasilla and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: New plans to protect Alaska’s History; Kids collecting socks to help homeless and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Legislative group recommends clarifying village public safety officer role; Should you get an engine heater? Anchorage auto shops and air quality experts say yes.; M/V Tustumena makes its last run before winter ferry service gap and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel City Council Invites Three Finalists For City Manager For On-Site Interviews; Ice Road Extended To Chuathbaluk; Bethel City Council To Interview City Attorney Candidate Who Is Suing Gov. Mike Dunleavy and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: UPDATE: Fairbanks Police identify human remains found in vacant apartment, investigating as homicide; Judge denies Steven Downs’ claim that his rights to a speedy trial were violated; Fairbanks North Star Borough seeks public feedback on changes to website; Report: Alaska public safety program needs clarification; City Public Works alters recommendation for D St. improvement project; Fairbanks North Star Borough seeks public feedback on changes to website and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Arctic Sounder: Ugiaqtaq Wesley Aiken remembered for kindness, leadership and more ->
 
 
 
 
Rasmuson Foundation: Workshops for artists in January and February
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: Noel Rea, health expert, to serve as interim CEO at API and more ->

Alaska News January 14, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Biologists warn: Watch out for cold, hungry moose; New South High cellphone policy met with mixed reaction; Some Wasilla residents frustrated with sporadic mail delivery; Alaska courts sending jury duty notifications via email; 25 Years of BP Teachers of Excellence: Patty Clem and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: Man shot by police officers appears in court; Kenai man to spend the next five years in federal prison for threat against a judge’s family; While wholesale prices have been unstable, the market for marijuana in Alaska has experienced steady growth; Studying Alaskan avalanches throughout a decade; Petit wins third-straight Copper Basin 300; Alaska Bites: Europa Bakery makes sourdough from starter more than 20 years old and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Juneau makes plans to impound abandoned tugboat after it drags anchor; Despite conflict with Iran, Alaska oil prices are mostly unchanged. Here’s why. More ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Oppose Draft DOLWD Regulations; Partial Communication Coverage Restored in Prince William Sound and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks Police find human remains in vacant Hamilton Acres apartment; Police activity downtown leads to arrest of man connected with December homicide and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Hot Russia

Alaska News January 13, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Judge throws out Barrett’s statement, indictment in Grunwald murder case; Holiday snow gets free windows for Anchorage and Mat-Su families and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: UPDATE: Police identify suspect in officer-involved shooting; Driver loses control, slams into Bean’s Cafe admin building and leaves, but not without a trace; Emergency landing puts Ravn airplane out of service, no injuries reported; Eagle River girl getting creative to raise money for Australia wildlife and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Northstar Center Escapee Captured with K9 Lenox’s Assistance; Ketchikan Driver Arrested for Felony DUI on North Tongass and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Arctic Sounder: Kiana fox tests positive for rabies
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: PREFILED BILL WOULD CHANGE CONSTITUTION – NO FUND PAYBACK

Democrat Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tompkins filed HJR 22, proposing an amendment to the Alaska Constitution to repeal the requirement that the Legislature has to repay the Constitutional Budget Reserve. The Legislature has borrowed so many billions that it’s hard to see how it will ever be repaid. But this is just admitting that they have no intention to pay it back.
 
 
 
 
Alaska Newsletter from BellaOnline.com: Winter Tourist Season in Alaska
 
 
By Courtney, Only In Your State Alaska: 15 Amazing Places To Stay Overnight In Alaska Without Breaking The Bank

Alaska News January 12, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Anchorage firefighters battle cold to help needy kids get a good night’s sleep and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: DOT commissioner comments on Knik Goose Bay Road reconstruction; A brief warmup with snow chances as well and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: On remote Alaska islands, victims of domestic violence rely on informal network of safe homes; The gymnasium at Aqqaluk High and Noorvik Elementary School will host Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy’s swearing-in ceremony on Monday morning. Noorvik’s mayor says he was denied a REAL ID. He’s concerned other villagers will have the same problem .More ->
 
 
 
 
The Arctic Sounder: Holiday storm wreaks havoc in Kivalina and more ->

Alaska News January 11, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Public safety measures addressed in first round of bills prefiled in 2020; Local group says sex trafficking is on the rise in Alaska; Inside the Gates: Can you hear me now?; Sullivan heads legislative efforts to clean up oceans; 25 Years of BP Teachers of Excellence: Toni Hawkins and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: Names of two officers released in fatal Delta Junction shooting; Anchorage man found guilty of possessing meth with intent to distribute; Berkowitz appoints new Municipal Attorney; It’s National Cut Energy Cost Day – Here are some tips!; Effort to add to Alaska Flag Song is being led by Juneau fifth-graders and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel 4-H To Host Club At Cultural Center Due To Frozen Pipes At Youth Center; Legislative Working Group Recommends Clarifying VPSO Role and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Homesteader Rescued by Helo-3 after Cabin Burns Down in Mid-December and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Florida man under investigation for PFD identity theft; House passes bill declaring harmful chemical found in Alaska as hazardous by EPA; University Fire Department: Shaping tomorrow’s firefighters and more ->

Alaska News January 10, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: State employee files $19 million sexual harassment lawsuit; How to start a neighborhood watch program in your community; Walmart to host a day of health at Alaskan stores; Your thermometer is probably wrong and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: Legislative working group recommends clearer role for VPSO program; Do it yourself’ tips to prevent cold weather home damage; Subzero temperatures prompt calls for emergency shelters in the Mat-Su; Keeping your dogs warm in the cold; Baxter Senior Living Grand Opening; Outdoor Alaska: Multi-week ice fishing tournament begins this weekend and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media:Former Kake man, back in Alaska, arraigned on murder charge; Federal judge rejects North Slope tribe’s challenge to Conoco drilling program and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: LKSD Administrator Josh Gill Takes Over Permanently As Principal For Gladys Jung Elementary School; Want To House A Musher For K300? Volunteers Needed.; City Of Bethel Awards Employees Of The Year and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Coast Guard Station Juneau Boat Crew Rescues Stranded Hunter on Coghlan Island; Anchorage Woman Arrested on Extortion and Theft in Lost Phone Incident and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks Mayor talks importance of appreciating law enforcement; Alaska population at lowest level since 2012, officials say and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: The Longest Snow Tubing Run In Alaska Can Be Found At Arctic Valley Ski Area and more ->

Alaska News January 09, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Anchorage police arrest suspects in Kodiak home invasion; DOC is behind schedule in plan to send Alaska inmates to private prisons Outside; Girl Scouts release new cookie and outdoor skill-based badges and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTUU: State asks public to dispose of marijuana from Houston businesses found to be contaminated; 23-year-old arrested at UAA library after allegedly stealing police officer’s rifle; Driver injured in New Year’s Eve crash on Knik Goose Bay Road dies; Alaska lawmakers to sponsor bill adding LGBTQ category to hate crime statute; Close call prompts Houston Fire Department to remind Alaskans to check chimney; Army Corps releases $611M expansion plan for Port of Nome; Ex-Alaska governor Bill Walker chosen for Harvard fellowship and more ->

 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: For liveaboards in the Petersburg harbor, the rent is cheap and the water is fine; Ketchikan officials won’t oppose marijuana cafe north of town; Anchorage Public Library will no longer charge fines for overdue materials and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel City Council To Interview Three Finalists For City Manager; Frozen Pipes In The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Means Going Back To Honey Buckets And Packing Water and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Not guilty plea entered for man accused of murder; Slow Alaska job growth predicted for 2020, report says and more ->
 
 
 
 
Anchorage Fire Department: Consider Fire Safety when plugging in your vehicle this winter.
 
 
 
 
By Amy Carney: Sheldon Jackson Museum’s Creative Play for Ages 5 and Under
 
 
 
 
Delta Lifestyles, The Delta Discovery: Working for free: What’s the dollar value of wild salmon produced by the Tongass and the Chugach?
 
 
 
 

Craig Medred: Salmon kings

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