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Alaska News November 19, 2018

By Leroy Polk: School shooting threat on Snapchat; Anchorage police investigate Monday morning
By Chris Klint: Online shooting threat made against Anchorage school
By Leroy Polk: Suspect arrested in early morning break-in at Anchorage nonprofit
By Victoria Taylor: Anchorage Police investigate shooting at Fairview Motel
By Chris Klint: 2 suspects in Spenard murder arrested Sunday
By Sean Maguire: Inupiaq rapper performs as a bowhead whale, polar bear in UAA show
How much money do these young ladies donate themselves to keep their program going?
By Dave Leval: Donation keeps Anchorage girls hockey on the ice
Talkeetna satellite dish demolished with explosives A telecommunications satellite dish outside Talkeetna was demolished with explosives and then dismantled.
On Alaska Update Office of Governor Bill Walker November 19, 2018

Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: November 19, 2018
Urban Hippie: The Urban Hippie Holiday Gift Guide

Alaska News November 18, 2018

By Chris Klint: Anchorage murder suspect dead in apparent suicide
By Chris Klint: Bomb threat made against Alaska Regional Hospital
By Sean Maguire: Alaska Zoo murder suspect fails to appear in court as charging documents detail crime spree
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – The suspect charged with the murder of the Alaska Zoo’s head gardener in early November did not appear for his arraignment Saturday afternoon, deciding to stay in his cell in Anchorage Jail.
By Beth Verge: First Alaskans Institute gives awards at signature event
By Kalinda Kindle: Learning while playing: See East Anchorage’s new all-inclusive playground
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: State of Alaska hold music features Portugal. The Man

Alaska News November 16, 2018

K9 Kenai caught Maquire Levi; Levi now facing several charges
At 4:20 AM on November 14, 2018, a citizen called APD to report that his 2017 Chevy Silverado rental truck (which was running, unlocked, and unoccupied with the keys inside) had been stolen from a hotel parking lot on the 4400-block of Spenard Road. Dispatch aired a locate for the vehicle over the radio.
By Rebecca Palsha: Claiming his actions were designed to ‘humiliate’ and ‘disgrace,’ Schneider’s victim sues
By Daniella Rivera: Victim files civil suit against Schneider after controversial no-jail plea deal
By Joe Vigil: How to set up a neighborhood watch in your area
By Liz Raines: Alaska communities consider online sales tax
KTUU: Covenant House closes in on $1M goal as execs ‘sleep out’ for homelessness
By Associated Press: AP: US Senate passes funding bill authorizing Kodiak land swap
By Scott Gross: Inside the Gates: U.S.S. Alaska plank holders relive first days
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman November 16, 2018
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: KYUK Interns Document Youth Conference, Crooked Creek Is The Closest Village To The Donlin Mine, And The Town Is Conflicted About It and more->
By Dan Joling: Study finds robust polar bear population in Chukchi Sea
KNOM Radio Mission – The Nome Static, Transmission 650: November 2018
By Julia O’Malley: How Alaska Eats: We only have pies for you Live free, pie hard. And enter our recipe contest.
Rasmuson Foundation: Maybe you’re the one we’re looking for
By Andrew Jensen: OPINION: Industry stability hangs on Fairbanks outcome

Alaska News November 15, 2018

By Leroy Polk: UPDATE: Employees back to business following ‘suspicious package’ scare downtown
By KTVA Web Staff: Anchorage courthouse evacuated after ‘suspicious package’ found
By Leroy Polk: Service High school hit with threatening messages, troubling parents
By Manny Creech: 2 injured after early morning collision with dump truck
By Heather Hintze: Mat-Su, Valdez managers share virus attack information
By Rebecca Palsha: Murder third leading cause of death for Native women, new report shows
By Daniella Rivera: Who will pay Anchorage’s multi-million dollar bill following police lawsuit? Taxpayers.
The Associated Press: Judge agrees to trial date in Anchorage transgender case
By Daybreak Staff: Workforce Wednesday: Job opportunities for veterans
Alaska girls shine on signing day with 6 NLIs from Southcentral Six Alaska student athletes signed national letters of intent to play college athletics on Wednesday.

Alaska News November 14, 2018

By Chris Klint: Abbott Road Tesoro hit by armed robber
By Chris Klint: Pickup hits sled dog team in KGB Road crash
By Mary Simton: Fog diverts JBER F-22s to Kenai airport
By Daniella Rivera: Ohio family that moved to Kenai arrested in 2016 massacre
By Derek Minemyer: Kenai residents resting easy after Wagner family arrest
By Chris Klint: RDC opens with overview of Alaska’s economic recovery
By Shannon Ballard: Anchorage Mayor to propose alcohol tax
By Scott Gross: Power in numbers: Mayors from across the state pan out budget solutions
By Ariane Aramburo Spotlight on Youth: Charlotte Woolston and her canine creations
By Daybreak Staff: Local magician to hold charity performance for school and food bank
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Caught on Video: Dad makes icy trip to bring play kitchen to daughter

Alaska News November 13, 2018

By Daniel Kirby, Leroy Polk: UPDATE: Spenard shooting victim dies from injuries, now a homicide investigation
By KTUU Staff: Investigators tracked hit-and-run vehicle with traffic cameras
By Mary Simton: Man charged in fatal hit-and-run says woman claimed to be OK
By Associated Press: Authorities arrest suspects, previously n Alaska, in murder of 8 family members
By Daniella Rivera: Ohio family that moved to Kenai arrested in 2016 massacre
By Daniella Rivera: Serial rapist indicted on new charge of attempted sexual assault
Warren is currently held on a $10,000 cash bail. He is scheduled to appear for an arraignment on the indicted charges Tuesday, Nov. 13.
By Derek Minemyer: Parents left with questions after meeting at Dimond High on death threats
By Cassie Schirm: Frustrations flare at Dimond High meeting on student safety
By Lauren Maxwell: Anchorage woman frustrated over damaged wheelchair by airline
By Sean Maguire: Alaskan soldier killed in Afghanistan honored in Palmer
By John Thompson: Alaska Warriors Hockey helps disabled vets through sport
By Shawn Wilson: Alaska Veterans honored with Quilts of Valor at Wasilla Senior Center
By Rebecca Palsha: Hundreds of Alaskan veterans who’ve gone to college struggle financially after problems at the VA
Newly elected Alaskan lawmaker Josh Revak, a veteran who’s using the GI Bill to obtain his master’s degree, says that despite the challenges, the benefits from GI Bill could greatly improve a veteran’s life.

“Aside from all the challenges that folks have been experiencing with the GI Bill, if there’s veterans out there who have not used their GI Bill and still have it available, I would encourage those folks to test their own boundaries and get into school and start taking some classes,” Revak said.
By Mary Simton: Bosco’s remembers Superhero of Marvel Comics
By John Thompson: Head of the Class: Andrew Deckert
By Brooke Larsen: Bikepacking Through an Environmental Paradox
Office of Governor Bill Walker One Alaska Update: November 12, 2018

Alaska News November 12, 2018

By Chris Klint: Vice President Pence speaks at JBER
By Sean Maguire: Pence: Alaska is at the vanguard of nation’s defense
By Heather Hintze: News Mat-Su Veterans Wall of Honor hosts first ceremony at new site
By Leroy Polk: Alaska personnel fly to California to help with destructive wildfires
By Sean Maguire: Red Cross deploys 5 Alaskan volunteers to California wildfires
By Chris Klint: Dimond High to host Monday meeting on shooting threats
School principal Tina Johnson-Harris sent a message to parents inviting them to the school’s Auditeria at 5:30 p.m. Monday, as students stay home for the Veterans Day holiday. She said Dimond High faculty, as well as Anchorage School District and Anchorage Police Department officials, will be on hand to answer questions “about how we will continue to work collaboratively for the safety of our students.”
By Chris Klint: Driver charged in deadly hit-and-run near Anchorage Jail
By Sara Tewksbury: UAF uses automated underwater ‘gliders’ for collecting data
By Associated Press: Work begins on remodel of Kenai Municipal Airport terminal
By Liz Raines: New options offer cheaper health care coverage for Alaskans

Alaska News November 10, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: Former APD officer wins over $2M in wrongful termination suit
By KTVA Web Staff: Unexpected APD presence at Dimond High in response to threats caused fear, confusion
By Lauren Maxwell: ASD says they might have handled Dimond situation differently
Mat-Su dedicating new Veterans Wall of Honor at Sunday’s ceremony The Mat-Su Veterans Wall of Honor will dedicate its new location this Sunday at the Veterans Day ceremony. Channel 2 was able to take a tour of the new site Friday.
By Derek Minemyer & Photojournalist Kim Dhaenke: Navy widow’s campaign for full honor burials starts in Alaska
By Associated Press: Feds file lawsuit to recover Alaska tugboat sinking costs
KYUK Anna Rose MacArthur: John Active To Be Inducted Into The Alaska Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame
By Liz Raines: Invasive species cost millions to eradicate from Alaska waters
By Leroy Polk: Goodbye, Sears; Fairbanks-area department store to close early next year
By Mary Kate Burgess: Allie Ostrander wins West Regional cross country meet
By Tracy Sinclare: Murkowski: It’s time to bring back earmarks
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: Lullaby Project
Plans for 3rd and Ingra vacant lot shown to public

Alaska News November 09, 2018

By Leroy Polk: Threats found in Dimond High bathroom investigated by Anchorage police
By Leroy Polk: Another homicide in Anchorage after a man found assaulted in the street died from injuries
By Daniel Kirby: Port Graham man sentenced for bizarre scheme to fake his death to avoid prison
On Thursday, Meganack was sentenced to serve two and a half years in prison, with half of that to be served consecutively to his 25 year state prison sentence (with 10 years suspended), as well as fined $384,261.50 in restitution to the U.S. Coast Guard.
By Mary Simton: Port Graham man fakes death, runs up $384K rescue tab with Coast Guard
By Lauren Maxwell: APD says thieves are stealing license plates
By Daniella Rivera: The tumultuous relationship between SB 91 and addiction in Alaska
By Dave Goldman: Big Lake Elementary treats veterans to breakfast and a show
Honor Flight vets recognized at Big Lake Elementary School
By Heather Hintze: Heroic husky made honorary search & rescue dog
By Victoria Taylor: Celebrity chef comes to Anchorage for scholarship fundraiser
By Chris Fallen Guest Commentary: Accredited universities help Alaska prosper
World Class: Alaska FootGolfer named to the U.S. National Team