Alaska News January 09, 2019

By Jeremy LaGoo: 4.7 earthquake registered near Kasilof not an aftershock

By Leroy Polk: Bullet fired in McDonald’s shooting strikes man in apartment across the street
By Daniel Kirby: 18-year-old Fairbanks man charged with manslaughter after fight with brother
By Leroy Polk: Death investigation underway after dog finds human skull in Anchorage woods
By Steve Quinn: Dunleavy doubles down on campaign promises
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Jesuit Priests ‘Credibly Accused Of Sexual Abuse’ Served In More Than A Dozen Y-K Delta Communities, Permanent Fund Dividend Online Application Site Reopens Following Computer Glitch and more->
KTOO Public Media: Juneau school board votes to keep Bridget Weiss as district superintendent, Juneau-Douglas student arrested after bringing BB gun to school posting on social media, Renegade Alaska House member makes his case: “This partisan thing has been killing us” and more ->
By Heather Hintze: Winter Adventure Book challenges people to explore Mat-Su
Therapeutic court graduate shares journey Alaska’s therapeutic courts offer an alternative to those facing felony DUI charges. KTUU profiles a graduate of the program.
By Kristen Durand: Popular Seward Highway watering hole still closed off to pedestrians

Alaska News January 08, 2019

By Chris Klint: Charges: Port of Alaska engineer planned to kill family, self over job

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES: If you are facing threatened or actual domestic violence, please discreetly call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or Abused Women’s Aid in Crisis in Anchorage at 1-907-272-0100.

SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCES: If you are considering suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or Stop Suicide Alaska at 1-877-266-HELP.
By Associated Press: Video of Alaska man heating knife on stove, burning victim’s face leads to guilty verdict
By Associated Press: Master guide pleads guilty to herding bears toward client
NOME, Alaska (AP) – A 57-year-old master hunting guide had his license revoked for life after pleading guilty to using employees to herd grizzly bears toward clients.
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: DOT cites driver in Seward Highway bridge strike
By Scott Gross: ASD students, parents ask for more lunch, recess time
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Q&A With Father Michael Trefon On Slaviq Celebration and more ->
KYOO Public Media: Amid environmental grief, finding hope in a graveyard of yellow cedar, Bill would bar Alaska gender confirmation surgery coverage, Found in a cave in Northwest Alaska, an ancient tooth offers insights into the first inhabitants of the Americas and more ->
By Daniella Rivera: Stop us if you’ve heard this one: A moose walks into a hospital…
By Steve Quinn: Lawmaker wants voters’ final word on any statewide taxes
By Steve Quinn: Senate bill targets ‘Schneider loophole’

Alaska News January 05, 2019

By Chris Klint: Closed Sea Galley was burglarized twice before it burned
By KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Man Arrested For St. Mary’s Stabbing, 2018 Second Warmest Year On Record For Bethel and more ->
By Chris Klint: Navy to name destroyer after Alaska’s Ted Stevens
KTOO Public Media: Alaska Supreme Court affirms LeBon win in House recount; Despite shutdown, Trump administration continues work to begin oil drilling in ANWR; Why Mount Jumbo won’t be logged anytime soon and more ->
By Heather Hintze: Talkeetna, Willow welcome covered ice rinks
Hogenson’s tenacity and drive earns her a spot on U.S. U18 national hockey team
By Joe Vigil: Anchorage teen drives, chips and putts his way to Augusta
By Cassie Schirm: New smart LED lights brighten Anchorage trails
Behind the Badge calendar features APD women This year’s Behind the Badge calendar features women of the Anchorage Police Department living their lives outside the department. Video by photojournalist AJ Lucero.
Julia O’Malley How Alaska eats: We’ll see that kale salad and raise you a tater tot hotdish
In other food news, a fellow from Ninilchik named Charles Oakley will be on the reality television show “Worst Cooks in America,” reports Sam Davenport. (“When asked if his cooking impressed or horrified the judges, Oakley said that he couldn’t reveal details before the episodes aired.”)
Tune into Oakley’s television premiere on the Food Network Sunday, Jan. 6 at 5 p.m.
Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference: June 14 – 18, 2019
Matt Goff Sitka Nature: Alaska Day

Alaska News January 04, 2019

By Associated Press: Air National Guard lifts 3 from plane stranded on glacier
By Angela Krenzien: Alaska celebrates 60 years of statehood
By Heather Hintze: Crime, trooper staffing top Mat-Su legislative priorities
By KTVA Web Staff: Repairs from Tudor overpass strike could take months
KNOM The Nome Static January 2019
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Important Federal Grant Opens Doors For ONC’s Elder Services, With Paint And Markers, Bethel Community Helps Local Artist Realize Years-Long Dream and more->
KTOO Public Media: Watch live: Alaska Supreme Court hears election recount case, Japan whaling decision may have consequences for Alaska subsistence whalers, U.S. House Dean Don Young swears in Speaker Nancy Pelosi and more->
By Amy Carney: Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum Annual Meeting & Tlingit Artist Presentation, “Celebrating Alaska Native Watercraft”
By Scott Gross: See how a state disaster expert quake-proofs his home

Alaska News January 03, 2019

By Leroy Polk: BREAKING: Fire reported at Sea Galley restaurant in Anchorage
By Taylar Perez & Leroy Polk: UPDATE: Expect traffic delays after dump truck strikes Tudor overpass bridge
By Steve Quinn: Chugiak-Eagle River community icon Lee Jordan dies at 88
By Daniella Rivera: Justin Schneider responds to civil suit, denies strangling victim unconscious
By KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Calista Payout Hits New Mark; Bethel’s First Cannabis Shop Is Closer To Opening – If It Gets Its Paperwork Done; Akiak Holiday Weekend Mushers Face it All and more ->
KTOO Public Media: Murkowski aims to revive public lands bill, despite objection from lone senator; Public health data shows 13 percent rise in Alaska suicides; Gastineau Humane Society gets new name, logo for start of the new year; Kenai Assembly’s prayer list broadens after policy change and more ->
Be aware of tax changes With the new year, comes tax season, and there are a few changes to be aware of before you file.
Culture and Competition collide at Rally the Regions. Day 1 of the Rally the Regions Hardwood classic tipped off at Dimond High School.
By Liz Raines: Workforce Wednesday: 5 New Year’s resolutions for a better work life
By Dave Leval: Native teens’ names added to plaque on first Denali summit

Alaska News January 02, 2019

By Elizabeth Roman: AST: Wasilla residents assaulted after confronting NYE burglar
By Associated Press: Alaska woman sentenced to probation for Medicaid fraud
By Chris Klint: Anchorage hospitals’ first 2019 baby born to Kwethluk mom
By KTVA Web Staff: Close to 100 aftershocks registered in Alaska at start of new year
By Lauren Maxwell: Kaladi Brothers donate New Year’s Day proceeds to Covenant House
By Heather Hintze: Independent bookstore thrives in Wasilla
By Dave Leval: Neighbors replace carport after New Year’s Eve collapse

Alaska News January 01, 2019

By Leroy Polk: First shooting of 2019 in Anchorage at LED Lounge, just hours after midnight
By Derek Minemyer: Torchlight Parade draws thousands to Alyeska on New Year’s Eve
By Daniella Rivera: 14 notable Alaska crime stories of 2018
By Associated Press: Alaska mine requests state to ban hunting near operation
KTOO Public Media: Juneau’s biggest stories of 2018 Come 2019, single-use plastic bags are history in Unalaska and more ->
By Chris Klint: Computer glitch prevents early Permanent Fund dividend applications
By Heather Hintze: Houston merges middle, high schools over winter break

Alaska News December 31, 2018

By Elizabeth Roman: Kodiak homeowner injured after masked suspects enter home
By Sean Maguire: Black bear filmed awake and active in Eagle River
By Associated Press: Alaska residents battle Mendenhall River erosion on their own
By Sean Maguire: Arctic Valley’s new contract with Alaska State Parks open for public comment
A public comment period on the new contract was set to finish Dec. 28. Due to the holidays and the earthquake on Nov. 30, Alaska State Parks decided to extend the comment period to Feb. 15.
By Beth Verge: A box of Alaska Native artifacts goes from unknown to on its way home
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Looking Back On Climate Change, Alcohol, Crime, And #MeToo Mary Peltola On The Importance Of A Positive Focus Toward The Future and more->
By Shawn Wilson: Alaskan company uses drones to survey earthquake damage

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