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Alaska News May 21, 2018

By Leroy Polk: Wildlife officials investigate ‘poaching’ of black bear in Kenai
By Cameron Mackintosh: Vandals hit McDonald Center for third time in recent weeks
By Devin Kelly: A city crackdown on Anchorage’s abandoned buildings flares up in Airport Heights
By Liz Raines: Governor, House leave tax talk to another legislature
By Jack Carney: Alaskan recognized by NPR for ‘Tiny Desk Contest’ submission
By Beth Bragg: A moose family, a black bear and hundreds of female triathletes. Just another Sunday in Anchorage.
By Mary Simton: Denali Highway reopens for the season
By Daybreak Staff: Teacher of the Week: Jake Doth
By Charles Wohlforth: This Alaskan climbed to the top of Denali at age 78. He has some life lessons for all of us.
One Alaska Update Keeping up-to-date with Gov. Bill Walker.
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Chipotle chicken and bean quinoa salad cups

Alaska News May 20, 2018

By Annie Zak: Suspects connected to carjacking investigation in custody after SWAT team response in East Anchorage
By Alex DeMarban: Propane tanks are a favorite target for thieves camping in city woods. This former Anchorage judge is fed up.
By Beth Bragg: Lung disease leaves this 70-year-old breathless, but it won’t keep her out of the Gold Nugget Triathlon
By Ned Rozell: How a Fairbanks scientist made a new map of Denali using his own DIY system
By Associated Press: Fairbanks officials seek housing commitment from Air Force
Angela Gonzalez Athabascan Woman Blog: Smell of Smoked Moose Hide

Alaska News May 19, 2018

By Cameron Mackintosh: Facebook messages between suspect, father highlight Day 4 of murder trial
By Daniel Kirby: Mountain Village VPO charged with evidence tampering in homicide case
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Unsealed interviews detail two lives of Alaska serial killer Israel Keyes
By Jill Burke: Suspected stolen vehicles found in Turnagain lot
By Beth Verge: Hundreds of 4-25 brigade soldiers return to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson
By Melinda Bolton: Boats and ships near Prince William Sound, the Coast Guard can’t hear you
By Erica Martinson: Rep. Young nabs Alaska exemption from Forest Service rule in House farm bill
By Sean Maguire: First king caught in Ship Creek as commercial fishermen cash in
By Derek Minemyer: College-bound students graduate Alaska Middle College School
By Joe Vigil: Anchorage teachers debate being armed in class
By Lauren Maxwell: Greenhouse still in business after 55 years
By Emily Carlson: Park of the Week #3: David Green
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: Johnathan Stone

Alaska News May 18, 2018

By Kortnie Horazdovsky: WATCH: Gov. Walker addresses public safety plan, drug help from feds

By Leroy Polk: Alaska Army veteran shot 2 people using military training, charges say
By Zaz Hollander: Girl testifies that teens accused of killing David Grunwald hid in her shed — and partied
By Jack Carney: Witness testimony offers new details in 2016 Lore Road homicide
By Leroy Polk: Anchorage bikes to work; the annual tradition of cycling and snack stops
By KTVA Staff: Japanese families request remains from Battle of Attu
By KTVA Staff: Japanese documentary on the Battle of Attu premieres at UAA
By Laurel Andrews: Watch a historic announcement on the first Alaska Airlines flight piloted by 2 African-American women
By Beth Bragg: Gold Nugget Triathlon is a go, but with a new finish line
By Zaz Hollander: Alaska performances of homegrown musical ‘Snow Child’ are canceled
Nugen’s Ranch founders legacy of helping addicts
Leonard Nugen started Nugen’s Ranch in the early 80’s, A place where people can fight their addictions through farm work.
By Associated Press: Corrections Department detects mumps cases at Bethel jail
By Lauren Maxwell: Man wants homeless camp clean-up put on fast track
By Emily Carlson: SeaLife Center celebrates 20 years in face of a new danger
By Devin Kelly: Watching for polar bears and fixing windows: Alaska brings neighborhood watch to villages
By Daybreak Staff: Reading Rendezvous gets kids excited about reading
By Yoshina Okamoto: A new music festival is coming to the fairgrounds in Palmer
By Yoshina Okamoto: Celebrate the season: Here’s your 2018 Alaska summer festival guide

Alaska News May 17, 2018

By Anchorage Daily News: APD: 2 wounded in downtown shooting, suspect charged
By Kortnie Horazdovsky, Mike Ross, Leroy Polk: UPDATE: Naked Wasilla man surrenders following mud flat chase
By Zaz Hollander: Trailer involved in Grunwald beating takes center stage at murder trial
By Leroy Polk: Pilot identified in fatal plane crash near Whittier
By Joe Vigil: Injured AFD firefighter Ben Schultz returning to Anchorage
By Daniella Rivera: How newly passed HB312 affects bail decisions
By Richard Mauer: Ten percent of the Alaska’s lawmakers say they are quitting or retiring
By Steve Quinn: Gara bill leads to foster care caseload change
By Erica Martinson: Murkowski cites rural needs in joining Senate Democrats on net neutrality vote
By Alex DeMarban: Alaska judge: Fred Meyer used ‘deceptive’ means to overcharge car-battery buyers
By Annie Zak: Before and after: How retail marijuana has changed storefronts across Anchorage
By Liz Raines: Anchorage condo project a first in Alaska
By Beth Bragg: A state champion gamer? Over 2 dozen Alaska high schools will offer esports next fall
By Chris Klint: JBER holds security exercise ahead of Arctic Thunder

Alaska News May 16, 2018

By Associated Press: Alaska’s lone nuclear power plant to be decommissioned
By Mary Simton: Wasilla man sentenced to serve 95 years for kidnapping, attempted murder
By Heather Hintze: David Grunwald’s parents testify in suspect’s murder trial
By Mary Simton: Eggs that ‘smelled like death’ shock Anchorage resident
By Liz Raines: Permanent Fund plan provides no dividend guarantees
By Alex DeMarban: Juneau man sues state, says selling bonds to pay oil companies is an illegal gimmick
By Peter Porco: When Japan invaded Alaska: What you need to know about the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Attu
By Associated Press: German museum returning looted items to indigenous Alaskans
By Shannon Ballard: Three Alaska women team up to create all new type of shoe
By Devin Kelly: On Anchorage’s windy mountainsides, turbines could reduce homeowners’ dependence on the grid
By Lauren Maxwell: Proposed ordinance would loosen rules for Accessory Dwelling Units
By Chris Klint: Nikolaevsk man blocked wildfire crew’s response, troopers say
By Chris Klint: Cordova hospital may close over FCC subsidy cuts
By Richard Mauer: Gov. Walker wades into homeless issue with expansion of task force
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Nanooks name new women’s basketball head coach
By Steve Meyer: What started as a fishing trip turned into an emergency C-section — on a spiny dogfish
By Laurel Andrews: Hello, spring breakup: Watch as ice grinds along the Susitna River at Talkeetna
By Alex DeMarban: Test program in Alaska could pave way for drones’ expanded use in health, safety, environment
By Christine Trudeau, KYUK-Bethel: Indian Country Today editor on future of Native journalism
By Dayreak Staff: ‘The Altitude Journals’ author speaks in Anchorage
By Elliot Lanes: BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Bob Banghart and Georgia Stitt
Roadtrippin’: Knik Glacier
Moms Everyday Alaska: Salmon and spring veggies

Alaska News May 15, 2018

By Anchorage Daily News: Worker dies in accident at Mat-Su landfill
By Leroy Polk: Man involved in Grunwald murder case sentenced for federal drug charge
By Heather Hintze: Murder trial begins more than a year after Grunwald’s death
By Zoe Grueskin: Nome Citizens Seek Reform, Citing ‘Deficiencies in Public Safety’ for Alaska Natives
By ADN Wire Services: Passenger strips naked on Alaska Airlines flight into Anchorage
By Laurel Andrews: Pilot’s body recovered from crash site on Whittier mountainside
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Kotlik residents rushed to confront man with knife threatening school
By Sean Maguire: State set to hire 5 new prosecutors to combat high crime rates
By Steve Quinn: Grenn’s ethics bill setting new standards for next year
By Daybreak Staff: 3rd annual Ride AWAIC for awareness of domestic violence
By Alex DeMarban: Fund managers urge companies to stay away from ANWR
By Laine Welch: Here’s how Alaska fishery managers expect this salmon season to play out
By Scott Gross: Unique downtown condo project aims to break the mold
By James Gaddis: Teacher of the Week: Sandra Ehlers
By Lauren Maxwell: East High grads ready to celebrate their 50th reunion
Pioneer Home residents get world-record-breaking performance
By Scott Gross: http://www.ktva.com/story/38189473/free-spirit-bear-cub-puts-on-a-show
Black Bear Sow Runs off Big Brown Bear!
Moms Everyday Alaska 719woman.com: Crispy Napoleon with berries

Alaska News May 14, 2018

By Michelle Theriault Boots: Pilot killed in plane crash near Whittier
By Daniella Rivera: 1 tased, 4 arrested in bar break at Brown Bag
By Tegan Hanlon: It’s the season of newborn moose in Anchorage. Here’s your annual reminder to steer clear.
By Sean Maguire: Private businesses could soon give preference to hiring Alaska veterans
By Associated Press: Directors say proposals could complicate affordable day care
By Liz Raines: Alaska lawmakers ban workplace smoking statewide
By Sean Maguire: Bears test bear-resistant containers at the Alaska Zoo
By Howie Gordon: Is there really a perfect wedding proposal?
Suzanne Downing Accepting Apology from Christopher Constant, assemblyman, potty-mouth wordsmith
One Alaska Update: Keeping up with Governor Bill Walker 5/14/2018

Alaska News May 13, 2018

By Chris Klint: Portage Glacier search in progress for overdue plane
By Kalinda Kindle: Teen arrested in stabbing that left two injured in Kotlik
By Associated Press: Valve shut off leads to salmon deaths at Sitka hatchery
By Chris Klint: Susitna River floods Alaska Railroad tracks near Talkeetna
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska lawmakers pass budget, head home for the summer
By Nathaniel Herz: Do you smoke? Work for an oil company? Care about crime? Alaska lawmakers just passed bills that could affect you
By Annie Zak: ‘They’re not alone in this’: Hundreds in Anchorage walk for suicide awareness
By Annie Zak: Open & Shut: New Anchorage Korean barbecue restaurant, plus an art gallery

Alaska News May 12, 2018

By Mike Ross: Woman rescued from mud as tide rushed in
By Associated Press: UPDATE: Ex-Arizona lawmaker guilty of killing Alaska man, held without bail
By Laurel Andrews: Charges detail how family allegedly hid Anchorage homicide suspects during manhunt
By CNN News: F-22s intercept Russian bombers off the coast of Alaska
By Chris Klint: 2 kids found safe in stolen South Anchorage vehicle
By Sean Maguire & Jack Carney: UPDATE: Mother of kids abducted during car theft speaks out
“She doesn’t blame the father because she said that this incident could happen to anyone. While she can’t forgive the criminal for his crime she’s glad he had the sense to leave her children alone and unharmed. Brown now asks that the unidentified man turn himself in.”
By Devin Kelly: Alaska’s only psychiatric emergency room is overflowing. It’s a sign of a system breaking down.
Tsunami warning issued by mistake, state says
Kenai Peninsula Clarion: What’s Happening
By Beth Bragg: The bride wore a blue-and-gold Bartlett shirt and tie-dyed pants. So did the groom.
By Laurel Andrews: First large wildfire of the summer burns in Interior Alaska
By Devin Kelly: Abandoned Anchorage legislative offices will be bought by local redevelopment authority
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Digital hunting, fishing, trapping licenses passed by Legislature
By Rasmuson Foundation: Foundation names 2018 Individual Artist Award recipients
2018 Individual Artist Award Recipients List
By KTVA Staff: Watch all “Timelapse: Seven Stories for Seven Decades” Arctic Entries talks
By Leroy Polk: Tyson Elementary School students send packages to war-torn Jordan
By Kari Bustamante: Alaskan Familly Goes Viral with Easter Rendition of “Meant to Be”
Yeti Dogs: Alaska Bites: Local hot dog voted best in online contest
Get Out: Flattop Trail
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: Azazus
Moms Everyday Alaska: Pam Tauscher – Benefits of music therapy