Bear Valley Elementary students learn about meteorology

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Bear Valley Elementary students learn about meteorology

Literary Roundup | November 10-23, 2017

Thanks to everyone who turned out last night to Jonathan White’s Reading & Craft Talk Series event in Anchorage, and to Indigo Tea Lounge for staying open after hours to host this series! Folks, don’t miss Jonathan’s appearances tonight (11/10/17) in Homer, and Saturday the 11th at UAA Campus Bookstore (details below). SOUTHCENTRAL HOMER | Friday, November 10, 2017 at …

Literary Roundup | November 10-23, 2017

Alaska News November 10, 2017

By KTUU Staff: First Lady Melania Trump schedules stop to visit JBER
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: This Filipino-American WWII veteran lived to 104 in Anchorage. He’s finally been recognized for his service.
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: House calls for action on alleged harassment by Sen. David Wilson
 
 
 
 

By Scott Gross: Empowering woman veterans, celebrating the ‘sheroes’
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: More crimes involving weapons, drugs, stolen cars going to federal court
 
 
 
 
By Dave Goldman: The Dome’s reopening delayed
Many frustrated members also had trouble getting information about their memberships. Then on September 1, the Dome’s fortunes rose again when John Rubini, chair of JL Properties, stepped forward to ensure its rebuild.

The overall project was to cost between $6 million and $6.5 million and would be paid for through investments and donations. Rubini pledged between $1 million and $1.5 million to help see it through.
 
 
 
 

By Patrick Moussignac: Non-opioid alternatives for pain relief
 
 
 
 

By Beth Verge: Community gathers for vigil honoring Keith Aumavae, who remains missing
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Alaska fisherman medevaced after being hit in the head by a 37 lb block of frozen fish
 
 
 
 
By Mike Ross: Drugs in prison: former inmates give their perspective on the problem
 
 
 
 
By Sidney Sullivan: Eskimo Ninja Warrior teaches Sen. Murkowski the ‘seal hop’

 
 
 
 
By Patrick Enslow: Homer hockey players help injured homeless man
 
 
 
 
By John Tracy: Reality Check: When the math doesn’t add up for Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Samantha Angaiak: University of Alaska Board of Regents approves operating budget
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – The University of Alaska Board of Regents met Thursday and approved an operating budget proposal of $341 million for the coming year.

UA president Jim Johnsen said the plan is down from $378 million four years ago and up from $317 million in the current fiscal year.

The plan will go to Gov. Bill Walker and the Legislature for consideration.

The board also approved a tuition increase of 5 percent.
 
 
 
 
By Emily Fehrenbacher: On ‘Edge of Alaska,’ a bunch of everyday Alaskans making questionable decisions

Story Time with Aunt Phil: Blue Ticketing

This week in Story Time with Aunt Phil, we take a look at the days of the Gold Rush, and how authorities handled criminals that sprung up in Alaska.

Story Time with Aunt Phil: Blue Ticketing

Empowering woman veterans, celebrating the ‘sheroes’

Thank you for your service!

On Thursday, the Alaska Healthcare System held a celebration to honor Alaska women veterans.

Empowering woman veterans, celebrating the ‘sheroes’

House calls for action on alleged harassment by Sen. David Wilson

Leadership in the Alaska House is calling on the Senate to take action after an accusation of sexual harassment by one of its members, Mat-Su Valley Sen. David Wilson.

Source: House calls for action on alleged harassment by Sen. David Wilson

Rachael Moore, USMC Veteran Trades USMC for NASA | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

FYI –
Where has your post military career taken you?

From USMC to NASA

After several years in the U.S. Marine Corps, including two deployments to Afghanistan, Rachael Moore was ready to trade her combat boots for business shoes. The Transition Assistance Program helped get her there.

Veteran Trades USMC for NASA | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

On ‘Edge of Alaska,’ a bunch of everyday Alaskans making questionable decisions

Reality Check: The newest episode of “Edge of Alaska” was chock-full of the characters of McCarthy running into the obstacles of their daily lives.

On ‘Edge of Alaska,’ a bunch of everyday Alaskans making questionable decisions

First lady Melania Trump to attend JBER event Friday

First lady Melania Trump will attend a military family event Friday morning on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage during her return from President Trump’s continuing tour of Asian nations.

First lady Melania Trump to attend JBER event Friday

Our First Year Gardening, Mistakes and Accomplishments

My wife and I purchased our first home in August of 2016 located in Fairbanks, Alaska. The property included 10 acres of land. Most of the land is treed but the backyard area included a cleared space that is large enough for a garden. This was our first opportunity to create our own organic garden.

Our First Year Gardening, Mistakes and Accomplishments

Updated December, 2016