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Alaska News May 23, 2018

By Leroy Polk: Man accused of murdering Fairbanks Police officer gets new charges
By Jack Carney: Muni Agency looks to buy foreclosed former Downtown LIO building
By Kim Daehnke: The Depths of Downtown: Business owners and the homeless locked in no-win situation
By Jill Burke: Homeless or Homesteading: Can Anchorage solve its illegal camping problem in city parks?
By Rebecca Palsha: The AC Quickstop in Bethel is no longer allowed to sell alcohol
By Leroy Polk: Palmer latest on list of Alaska cities banning plastic bag use
By Shannon Ballard: New shopping center coming to Wasilla
By Patrick Enslow: Alaska 8-year-old with viral hockey videos faces off on Steve Harvey Show
By Steve Edwards: Want to grow something beautiful in your garden this year? Farmers markets are flush with plant starts
By Rebecca Palsha: Road Trippin’: Postcard from Metlakatla and the story of a dying language
By Christine Cunningham: Memorial Day in Alaska: When the most peaceful spot for a campfire is your backyard
By John Schandelmeier: The difference between killing for fun and killing for food is not a fine line. It’s a chasm.
By Beth Bragg: Quick to catch, quick to cook: Meet Alaska’s humble hooligan
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Tex-Mex layered bean salad

Alaska News May 22,2018

By Liz Thomas: Report: Toddler shot in Fairview drive-by
By Matt Tunseth Alaska Star: Driver’s decision to take scenic route helped save Chugiak family from fire
By Tegan Hanlon: 26-year-old man killed after he lost control of his car on the Seward Highway, Anchorage police say
By Cameron Mackintosh: Media barred from covering Track Palin hearing
By Liz Thomas: Moose charges cyclist outside JBER on FB live stream
By Liz Raines: At UAA, only 1 in 10 Alaska Natives graduate
By Tegan Hanlon: Anchorage parents are split over possible changes to school start times, survey shows
By Rebecca Palsha: The speed limit is 65, but the average speed on the Glenn is 75, according to APD
By Becky Bohrer: Women cite ‘grass ceiling’ in male-dominated weed industry
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage fire chief Denis LeBlanc retires; city deciding replacement
By Marc Lester: As prisoners imagine life on the outside, can technology help them stay out?
By Associated Press: Bison from Alaska going to Russia for permafrost research
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Orange galette with beet gorgonzola salad

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