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Alaska News August 14, 2018

By Liz Thomas: Man dead in Fairview shooting
By Mary Simton: Sterling man arrested after stolen vehicle pursuit
By Liz Thomas: APD: Angry woman fires shot over construction noise
By Jennifer Summers: Doctor describes finding child in abuse trial
By KTUU Staff: Feds: Hells Angels member charged after discovery of more than 12 pounds of meth
By Derek Minemyer: U.S. Secretary of the Navy calls for greater presence in Alaska
By Tracy Sinclare: Researchers work to pinpoint cause of seabird die-off in Bering Sea
By Cameron Mackintosh: Pipeline so far unscathed by North Slope’s strongest earthquake ever
By Richard Mauer: Another mine in the works for Alaska?
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage nears vote on plastic bag ban
By Mary Simton: Boost your paycheck with the IRS calculator
By Becky Bohrer Associated Press: Education advocate aiming to unseat longtime Alaska Rep. Don Young

In one Facebook video last month, Galvin recorded herself calling Young’s office to lament his lack of response to President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which both Alaska’s U.S. senators weighed in on.

The video was part tutorial — showing people how to call their congressman, down to giving them his office number — and part infomercial, saying she hopes people will call her, too, with concerns.
By Laurel Downing Bill: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Klondike Gold Rush discovery
Rasmusson Foundation: Visit to real Alaska: Our 22nd tour for outside grantmakers begins Sunday
Athabascan Woman Blog: Berry Picking Memes
The Mudflats Shannyn Moore: Time to Jump Back In
Page Publishing: Edward Henry’s New Book “Screenplay for Nome’s Polar Princess” is a True Story of Love and Lust One Hundred and Fifty Miles North of the Arctic Circle

Alaska News August 13, 2018

By Mary Simton: APD looking for missing 13-year-old
By Associated Press: Driver detained after pursuit of stolen car on Parks Highway
By Mary Simton: Large quake hits North Slope region again
By Sean Maguire: Police respond to shooting at Juneau gun range
By Daniella Rivera: Life on a timer: Alaska family heading to Mexico for experimental treatment
By Derek Minemyer: Anchorage locals raise money for diabetes research
By Associated Press: Court: Some sex offenders don’t need to register in Alaska
By Sean Maguire: Some Alaskan voters find addresses on voter ID cards not accurate
By Rhonda McBride: History at Port Alsworth garden grows along with community

By Phil Walczak / Victoria Taylor: AK Botanical Garden asks volunteers to harvest produce for charity

By Annie Zak: How Alaska’s single-family homes held their value through the recession
ASYMCA: Anchorage Edition | Week of August 13
Alaska Airlines Blog: Information on Horizon Air Aircraft, Sub Pop plane makes Alaska’s fleet sing and Alaska Airlines and Pearl Jam band together to fight homelessness

Alaska News August 12, 2018

By Derek Minemyer: Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits near Kaktovik
By Sean Maguire: USCG rescues 2 men from Prince William Sound after pleasure cruiser runs aground
By Evan Bush, Christine Clarridge, The Seattle Times: Employee who took Horizon Air plane from Sea-Tac was quiet and well liked, says former co-worker
By Zaz Hollander: Plane crash survivor reunites with saviors 25 years after ‘miracle’ Bering Sea rescue
By Associated Press: Alaska Sen. Sullivan visits Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta residents
By Chris Klint: First of 2 new Alaska-class ferries christened in Ketchikan
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By Marc Lester: Inked Alaskans: Tattoo event connects artists and customers

Alaska News August 11, 2018

By Laurel Andrews: ‘Unprecedented’: Man wades into Katmai bear feeding zone, takes a selfie

By Chris Klint: JBER soldier’s murderer sentenced to 139 years
By Heather Hintze: NPS locates 5th passenger in Denali plane crash
By Beth Verge: NTSB: Investigation into Denali crash moving forward despite lack of wreckage exam
By Melissa Frey: Perseid Meteor Shower lights the sky this weekend
By John Thompson: Anchorage Assembly holds bear and wildlife work session
By Cassie Schirm: Back to School: Before and after-school care
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Two recalls announced for brownies, egg rolls
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: Robin Sparkles

Alaska News August 10, 2018

By Chris Klint: Man whose nose was bitten in fight set free
Anchorage District Attorney Rick Allen said Thursday afternoon that the change of jurisdiction stems from the definition of second-degree assault, the felony with which Russell was originally charged, calling for an attack to be committed with a “dangerous instrument.” Allen’s office generally prosecutes local felonies, while Theno’s handles misdemeanors.
By Liz Thomas: More victims accuse former D&B’s employee of sexual assault
By Daniella Rivera: Video shows woman shooting up in Downtown
By Chris Klint: APD: Clerk made illegal database searches
By Devin Kelly: DOT crackdown on political campaign signs stirs up complaints, fury
By Beth Verge: ‘Don’t give up’: Decades after search began, sibling strangers unite in Anchorage
By Josh Niva: ‘It’s still wild out here’: Anchorage hip-hop artist Tayy Tarantino chronicles hard truths

By Erica Martinson: Federal government VIPs are heading to Alaska during congressional break
ITG: JBER hosts second VIP
By Victoria Taylor: What does ‘Space Force’ look like for Alaskans?
By Makayla Clark: Backpacks, school supplies given to military children
Is this really the best and safest use of the land?
By Lauren Maxwell: Could Native Hospital site become an urban farm?
By Jeff Lowenfels: See these charming purple flowers in your yard? Destroy them immediately.
By Beth Bragg: Alaska high school football is a whole new game this season
By Tracy Sinclare; Volcano observatory leaps forward into the digital age
By Anchorage Daily News: Coming up: A big weed festival with a big musical lineup, free tattoos and Augtoberfest comes to Denali
By Catherine Armstrong: The Quaint Little Town In Alaska That Will Steal Your Heart Forever
By Richard Mauer: Will the Democratic primary winner just be fodder against Don Young?
By John Tracy: Reality Check: Baked Alaskans?

Alaska News August 09, 2018

By Devin Kelly: Bad weather keeps recovery efforts grounded after fatal plane crash near Denali
By Daniella Rivera: ‘I bit a portion of his nose off’: Man describes alleged attack
Mat-Su Regional joins Mayo Clinic care network
By Derek Minemyer: Secretary of the U.S. Army visits JBER, talks about Alaska’s place in the Military
By Melinda Bolton: ASD asks for your input on more potential calendar changes
By Angela Krenzien: Scientists find unusual dino pair in Alaska
Local fishing spot named best for moms
“Please give me a chance” — Job seekers determined to find work
VIDEO: Men rescue porcupine from Kenai River with dip net
By Cassie Schirm: Back-to-School: Packing lunches
By Daybreak Staff: Identity theft: Protect your child as they return to school
Harvesting Alaska: cooking with soda

Alaska News August 08, 2018

By Zaz Hollander: Wreckage of plane on ridge near Denali too dangerous for investigators
By Mary Simton: Woman sought on robbery, assault charges
By Matt Tunseth Alaska Star: APD: Chugiak man who drunkenly killed a bear faces charges
By Chris Klint: 2 accused of illegal black bear kills caught on video
By Chris Klint: Divers retrieve discarded fish in Sitka salmon case
By Leroy Polk: Alaska fisherman transported over 1,200 miles, after being hit in the head with a crab pot
By Kalinda Kindle: U.S. Surgeon General visits Alaska: ‘We know the opioid epidemic is local’
By Cameron Mackintosh: Here’s what survival gear Alaska pilots are required to carry
By Makayla Clark: Seabird die-off has scientists on high-alert
By Leroy Polk: Owners of demolished ‘public nuisance’ apartments to pay $1.5M in settlement
By Ariane Aramburo: Back to School: Getting your kids vaccinated
By Ariane Aramburo: Back to School: Keep backpacks light
Future scientists program robots at UAA
By Angela Krenzien: Air cargo traffic increases at ANC
By Charles Wohlforth: Women of polar science
By Austin Fast: Oral history project preserves experience of Alaska Native women who set net

Alaska News August 07, 2018

By Zaz Hollander, Devin Kelly: Four found dead in wreck of Denali flightseeing plane, and a fifth is presumed dead
By Anchorage Daily News: Video: Denali ranger describes efforts to reach crashed plane
By Daniella Rivera: Bail reduced for veteran charged with attempted murder
By Associated Press: Alaska Wildlife Troopers seize more than 16 tons of illegally caught salmon
By Tegan Hanlon: Here’s how the Anchorage School District superintendent wants to change school start times
Bishop said under her recommendation, older students would get the benefits of starting school later than they do now, and high school students would still finish their days first, so they could take care of younger siblings after school.
By Associated Press: Power outages threaten subsistence harvests in Western Alaska village
By Heather Hintze: FCC commissioner looks at Alaska’s broadband challenges
By Associated Press: Forest Service seeks public comment on draft management plan for Chugach
By Megan Mazurek: Meet your new Miss Alaska USA and Miss Alaska Teen
By Laurel Downing Bill: News Story Time With Aunt Phil: Betty Fire Truck

Alaska News August 06, 2018

By Alex DeMarban: Search for plane that crashed near Denali suspended overnight; status of people aboard unknown
By Chris Klint: 2 hurt in Glenn Highway motorcycle-vehicle crash
By Alex DeMarban: Kenai Fjords Tours boat damaged after striking bottom; passengers safely transferred to second boat
By Derek Minemyer: Two people injured in crashed plane near Tyonek
By Mary Simton: Threat of cyber attack prompts change in Alaska primary
Voters will still be allowed to download a ballot through the DOE’s online ballot delivery system but will need to return it by either mail or fax. You can also apply to have a ballot sent to you or cast your ballot early at an early, absentee voting location.
By Associated Press: Kodiak to pay $265K to end suit over autistic man’s arrest
By Beth Bragg: Colorado runner chases down Alaska men to win gnarly Alyeska mountain race
By Devin Kelly: Food trucks on Election Day: Unusual summer voting in Anchorage nears end
By Alex DeMarban: In a first, Alaska releases ‘huge amount of data’ to lure new oil explorers
By Annie Zak: ‘The industry’s about to explode’: Peony market flourishes in Alaska
Gov. Walker One Alaska Update August 06, 2018

Alaska News August 05, 2018

By Chris Klint: Rescue launched after plane crashes near Denali
By Dave Leval: Spenardians make their mark on road project
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage officials wield court orders, cleanup fund in broad crackdown on nuisance properties
By Associated Press: Construction begins on tsunami center near Kodiak
By Ned Rozell: This scientist has been tracking the peregrine falcon’s recovery in Alaska over nearly 5 decades
Commentary by Air Force col. Mark Schmidt ALCOM: ALCOM team learns from UAA basketball coach