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Alaska News February 17, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: New website made by local YouTubers is bringing worldwide customers to Alaska stores; ‘Nobody is too young to help’: 5th grader named one of Alaska’s top youth volunteers; Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to host a virtual conference to give answers, guidance to those impacted by the disease and more ->
 
 
 
 

KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: ‘Use words to make a difference’: The legacy of Elizabeth Peratrovich; State issues preliminary decision for Petersburg’s land entitlement; Dozens of homes, water treatment plant are without power in Selawik and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Governor Dunleavy Recognizes Elizabeth Peratrovich Day; This Day In Alaska History February 17th, 1914 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Alaska celebrates the life and legacy of activist Elizabeth Peratrovich; Health Report: Fairbanks Public Health to vaccinate homebound seniors in mobile event and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 

Alaska News February 16, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s New Source: Healthy Living: Cervical Health Awareness; COVID-19 Q&A: Should I wait to get a mammogram after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?; Anchorage Market is moving to the Dimond Center this summer; New bill targets Alaska’s process for appointing district and appeals court judges and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: Listen: The sound of water droplets freezing at 42 below zero; Haines Beer Fest canceled again due to pandemic restrictions and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK, Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Local English News: February 16, 2021 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Ketchikan Caller Reporting Daughter was Kidnapped Jailed on DV Assault; Intoxicated Soldotna Snowmachiner Flips Machine on Way to Check on Friend; As tax filing season begins, IRS Criminal Investigation reminds taxpayers to file accurate returns; Choose a tax preparer carefully; This Day In Alaska History February 16th, 1851 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Ice Alaska kicks off 2021 season in Fairbanks Ice Alaska and the World Ice Art Champeionships kicked off their 2021 season on Monday,… and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Emily Hofstaedter, KNOM – Nome: Change the law to make prosecution for rape more possible in Nome and across Alaska, experts say
 
 
 
 
By TCR Staff: Alaska Native Women Suffer Highest Sexual Assault Rates in the Country
 
 
 
 
KCAW Raven Radio: Exhibit puts faces to Alaska’s crisis of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women
 
 
 
 
Fortunately the woman from Alaska was not seriously injured.
By JOHN BURNETT Hawaii Tribune-Herald: Hilo woman accused of carjacking tourist from Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Pack Your Snowshoes For A Trek With Stunning Denali Views On The Curry Ridge Trail In Alaska

Alaska News February 15, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Ice Alaska’s ice park is opening for the 2021 World Ice Art Championships; Community volunteers work through the winter to restore abandoned boat in Knik and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: 8 months later, family of Kodiak man killed at naval base is still seeking answers; From vaccines to telemedicine, changes are coming as state loses emergency powers; Skagway’s first Native Youth Olympics program gets off the ground and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: This Day In Alaska History February 15th, 1919 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Dogged COVID risk
 
 
 
 
By Carey Seward, Only In Your State Alaska: The Hidden Beaches Road Trip That Will Show You Alaska Like Never Before

Alaska News February 14, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s New Source: APD looking for suspect in stabbing investigation; Two suspects arrIron Dog Day 1: Team 6 fastest to McGrath checkpoint and more ->ested for January shooting;
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Aniak’s Richie Diehl Wins His First K300 In Record Time and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Kenai Drunk Driver Gathers Multiple Charges after Attempted Getaway in Nikiski; Nome Man Sentenced To 42 Months in Federal Prison for Federal Firearms Offense; Mystery of the Dancing Wires Revealed; This Day In Alaska History February 14th, 1909 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Program launched to help Alaska Natives find missing; Small cruise ship operators prepare for scaled-back season in Alaska and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Unleashed
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Alaska News February 13, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Human remains found following a fire at a cabin near Willow; Years later, an inaccurate homicide record in Alaska’s largest city has been corrected and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Dunleavy’s public safety commissioner says she was forced to resign; Coast Guard says area-wide VHF outages mostly resolved and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Alaska Sea Grant Lands Gift to Boost Commercial Seafood Harvesters; This Day In Alaska History February 13th, 1947 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Tanana Chiefs Conference coordinates Interior Alaska distribution of COVID-19 vaccine; Hiring process called into question as Fairbanks Mayor picks new police chief and more ->

Alaska News February 12, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Lessons in love, advice from a military family clinic for everyone during these trying times; February is teen dating violence prevention month; Individual community data helps provide overall snapshot of economic outlook for state; Make yourself bloom’: local florist helps make Valentine’s and other arrangements more personal and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Pubic Media: Alaska mushing icon Aliy Zirkle says the 2021 Iditarod will be her last; At an Anchorage testing site, ‘COVID Radio’ broadcasts local music and public health and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK, Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: After Waking From Coma, COVID-19 Survivor Returns Home To Pilot Station; K300 COVID-19 Safety Precautions; Which K300 Musher Will Win? You Can Bet On That. And more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Names of Victims in February 4th Chitina Aircraft Crash Released; What Is the NTSB?; This Day In Alaska History February 12th, 1908 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Alaska Native community leader appointed to COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force; Fairbanks Mayor announces hiring of new Police Chief; Pet of the Week: Roxanne the fluffy Chow Chow and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Arctic Sounder: Helpline expands services for sufferers of domestic, dating and sexual violence; Shungnak students turn to tradition amid pandemic restrictions and more ->
 
 
 
 

Alaska News February 11, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Anchorage police chief to retire, under consideration for top job in San Jose; JBER to close Boniface Visitor Control Center for construction and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Master carver Nathan Jackson named 2021 United States Artists fellow; Alaska tribes apply for broadband licenses to improve internet access; Millions in Tlingit and Haida pandemic relief still available to tribal members and more ->
 
 
 
 
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: In Meeting With LKSD, YKHC Maintains Recommendation To Keep Schools Closed For Now and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Troopers Pull Diaper Duty: Donated Diapers Make Their Way to Rural Alaska Communities; Bomb Threat Delays M/V LeConte Sailing; Anchorage International Airport sees record setting 3.48 million tons of air cargo in 2020; This Day In Alaska History February 11th, 1945 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Boeing cold weather testing new airliner in Fairbanks and more ->

Alaska News February 10, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: 33rd Annual Jewel Lake Jamboree goes virtual; Quantum Laundry Lounge bringing’s an old chore into the future with comfort, style and technology; Food security micro-grants available for Alaskans and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Angoon’s Native corporation welcomes new president and CEO; Anchorage Assembly decides against formal action after member defends Nazi license plates and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: VHF radio system intermittent outages near Southeast Alaska; Ketchikan Troopers Seize Over $250,000 Worth of Illicit Drugs; Coast Guard Issues Commercial Fishing Violation Near Cape Barnabas; This Day In Alaska History February 10th, 1905 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Athabascan Woman Blog: Amaya Mishka – Athabascan Author
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: New world order
 
 
 
 
By Casea Peterson, Only In Your State Alaska: Take These 6 Roads In Alaska For An Unforgettable Scenic Drive
 
 
 
 

Alaska News February 09, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Anchorage man’s body recovered out of Hewitt Lake near Skwetna; The 2021 Anchorage Market is looking for a new home; Healthy Living: Healing from a brain injury through art; Art contest highlights Alaska’s biodiversity and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: US Army Alaska launches 1st annual Arctic Warrior winter training exercise; Alexis Ross Miller on AHFC Rental assistance site 2021 02 08 Alaska housing orgs are prepping more than $200 million in rent relief; A journalist live-tweeted a legislator’s false statements about the vaccine. Twitter suspended him.; Sealaska lecture series highlights need for more Native researchers and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Pilot Projects Launched to Address Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons; This Day In Alaska History and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Juvenile reported missing from North Pole in fall 2020, is still missing; Fairbanks woman previously reported missing has been found safe; UAF Geophysical Institute Lecture Series presents new aurora measurement method and more ->
 
 
 
 
Anchorage Police Department: It’s ICAC Task Force Safer Internet Day! Warn your kids about the dangers of sexting.
 
 
 
 
The Canadian Press: ‘No other means:’ Nunavut judge acquits abused woman who killed husband
 
 
Alaska Highway News: The start of the Women’s Institute The City has proclaimed February Women’s Institute Month
 
 
Alaska Highway News: Q&A: Rebecca Hall makes her directing dreams come true
 
 
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Crystal Clear Winter Day (at least to start with)
 
 
 
 
STORIES FROM NORTHERN CANADA AND ALASKA: Seven Regiments Trashed the New Alaska Highway

Alaska News February 08, 2021

Craig Medred: Trail’s end
 
 
Craig Medred: Killer chute
 
 
 
 
KTUU Alaskas News Source: Local florist and a chocolatier prepare for a much-needed rush ahead of Valentine’s day; South-Bartlett wins the Anchorage girls high school hockey championship and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Teen Arrested on Indecent Exposure/Assault Charges after Incident on Engstrom/Beechcraft Road Sunday Night; BLM Seeks Input by March 22 on Proposed Dalton Highway Recreation Fees; This Day In Alaska History February 8th, 1939 and more ->
 
 
 
 

The Arctic Sounder: OPINION: Why you don’t have internet [–] broken fiber promises and more ->