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Alaska News June 11, 2018

By Michelle Theriault Boots: Driver survives ‘crazy’ wreck at Alaska racetrack

By Mary Simton: Troopers investigate sudden death aboard Alaska Railroad train
By Daniella Rivera: Suspected repeat car thieves arrested on new charges
By Derek Minemyer: Operation Reborn connects homeless Alaskans to job opportunities
Michael Grimm, winner of America’s Got Talent 2010, is performing at Anchorage Town Square on Friday, June 22nd to raise awareness for Operation Reborn.


By Daniella Rivera: ‘There’s no such thing as Transgenders’: Man disrupts pride event
By Associated Press: Scientists to resume testing for fecal bacteria off Kenai
By Sean Maguire: Mush with P.R.I.D.E. now mandatory for Iditarod mushers
By Zaz Hollander: Voracious spruce bark beetles are back in force in Southcentral Alaska
Office of Governor Bill Walker: One Alaska Update June 11, 2018
By Janice Tower: Pedaling to Girdwood on the Bird to Gird Trail
By Ileneinakayak – 7-Day Glacier Island-Columbia Bay-Valdez Itinerary Map of Itinerary Jack, Sarah, Miki, and I proudly sporting our Anadyr Adventures hats! The ..
Moms Every Day Family Features: Salami-babs

Alaska News June 10, 2018

By Tegan Hanlon: Anchorage man charged with manslaughter in fatal Mat-Su boating collision
By Beth Bragg: Rosie Brennan and Anna Dalton dueled for the Run for Women victory and took down the course record along the way
By Tegan Hanlon: Black bear injures hunter near bait station off Parks Highway
By Charles Wohlforth: From wilderness to an urban ER, a doctor’s journey through Alaska’s best and worst
By Ned Rozell: What it’s like to run circles for 24 hours around the land of no night
Iditarod musher’s camp offers vets camaraderie
Volunteers work to spruce up Chester Creek Trail
Moms Everyday Alaska: How to check yourself for skin cancer

Alaska News June 09, 2018

By James Brooks: Advocate, historian and longtime Juneauite Marie Darlin dies at age 93
By Kyle Hopkins: From criminal to cop, and back again, in Alaska’s most vulnerable villages
By Kyle Hopkins: A broken system of oversight for Alaska’s village police officers
By Leroy Polk: Alaska man takes plea deal for murdering his girlfriend last year
By Rachel D’Oro / The Associated Press: U.S. won’t prosecute Alaskans for gray whale kill
Gray whales are off limits to Alaska hunters, including Alaska Natives.
By Scott Gross: Chance encounter keeps Kids Kitchen dishing out hot meals
By Lauren Maxwell: UAA researchers pioneer new techniques to treat cancer
By Heather Hintze: New app for navigating Mat-Su trails
By Anchorage Daily News: Colorado hunting guide accused of wasting meat fined $35,000
By Erica Martinson: Meet Don Young’s conservative primary challenger
By Tegan Hanlon: The Iditarod just made some big changes to the rules. Among them: A musher may be out of the race if a dog dies.
By Frank Chythlook & John Sallee: As Heard on Morning Line: the Alaska Women Veterans Listening Session
Todays guests on Morning Line featured Katie St. John, the Director of Programs and Grants at the Alaska Community Foundation and Vanessa Meade, a Clinical Asistant Professor at the University of Alaska, Anchorage School of Social Work. They spoke with Morning Line host Frank Chythlook about the Alaska Women Veterans Listening Session.

Alaska News June 08, 2018

By Laurel Andrews: Hazmat team investigates white powder left near Anchorage homeless shelter
By Nathaniel Herz: Court filings expose power struggle over sex harassment charges at Alaska Native corporation Calista


By Laurel Andrews: Alaska man charged with wasting walrus kill

By Daniella Rivera: Murder suspects: An escapee, a parolee, & a defendant on bail
By Daniel Kirby: Former Alaska lawmaker Zach Fansler to be arraigned on June 21 in Juneau
By Beth Bragg: Warrior moms will help the Alaska Run for Women continue the fight against breast cancer
By Beth Verge: Family, friends reflect on life of Anchorage hit-and-run victim Paul Winter
By Rebecca Palsha: Police look at clearing up ‘grids’ of illegal camps instead of individual campers
By Tegan Hanlon: Anchorage School Board pushes back decision on school start times to August
By Scott Gross: Inside the Gates: Veterans Portrait Project
By Heather Hintze: Teens graduate from APD Youth Academy
By Lauren Maxwell: More officers to patrol Anchorage trails
By Lauren Maxwell: Group wants help cutting brush from bike trails
By Steve Quinn: Walker signs foster care reform bill into law
By Patrick Enslow: From UAA to the NHL, the Seawolf who took the Stanley Cup
By Jackie Purcell: Nap time for mother moose and twins
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Tomato and tortellini soup

Alaska News June 07, 2018

By Laurel Andrews: APD: Man killed by SUV was rollerblading on sidewalk
By Beth Verge: Armed with defense dogs, Providence Alaska Medical Center reports decrease in violence
By Emily Carlson: Motorists illegally corral moose calf on Minnesota
Congratulations Jodie Hettrick!
By Leroy Polk: First female fire chief announced at Anchorage Fire Department
By Devin Kelly: Spenard sinkhole signals a looming crisis over Anchorage’s aging drainpipes
By Erica Martinson: Sullivan gets his wish for canceled Senate recess while Murkowski fumes
By Tegan Hanlon: The Anchorage School District wants parents to know about the show ‘13 Reasons Why’ and how it could affect their children
By Erica Martinson: Alaskan Tara Sweeney’s Interior Department nomination cruises through committee
By Dave Leval: Wasilla baseball team honors fallen service members
Congratulations Jessica Michelle Singleton!
By Daybreak Staff: Jessica Michelle Singleton performs for one night only in Anchorage
By Chris Klint: Wave of summer Anchorage concerts starts Thursday
By Liz Thomas: Brown Bag shutters its doors for good
By Kari Bustamante: Zoe Hickel brings program for young female athletes to Alaska
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Alaskan makes the cut on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Wednesday
By Annie Zak: Cruise company Carnival will buy Southeast Alaska’s historic White Pass railroad
By Allie Harvey: For this one-time wanderer, grow roots first, then plant a garden
Edible Alaska Recipe: California Roll Bowl

Alaska News June 06, 2018

By Mary Simton: Driver leads troopers on wild chase through Valley
By Zaz Hollander: Widespread lightning strikes trigger Alaska wildfires
By Leroy Polk & Associated Press: UPDATE: Anchorage pedestrian struck, killed in crash on 9th Avenue, police questioning suspect
By Associated Press: Arson fire destroys vehicles, damages Kodiak building
By Marc Lester: Weeks after her wedding day, a Polish climber survives a 1,000-foot fall on Denali
By Melinda Bolton: 3 men sentenced for ‘winter crime spree’ in 2017
By Megan Mazurek: Race aims to raise money for breast cancer research
By Devin Kelly: ‘Downright infuriating:’ Worker sues state over transgender surgery
By Laurel Andrews: When a moose crashes your birthday pool party
By Scott Gross: On Hawaii’s big island, evacuate or be arrested

Connecting rural Alaskan communities to future nurses

VIDEO: Days after return from Afghanistan, 4-25 soldiers summit newly-named Gold Star Peak

Alaska News June 05, 2018

By Alex DeMarban: John Active dies; he was a Yup’ik storyteller and ‘the voice of the Y-K Delta’
By Associated Press: Court denies appeal of man who struck joggers with car
By Mary Simton: Spike strip ends 100-mph chase near Sutton
By Liz Thomas: Troopers investigating Big Susitna River death
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage Police Department wants to move headquarters downtown
By Laurel Andrews: Police find stolen mail from across Anchorage after victim follows suspects
By Zaz Hollander: ‘Suspicious’ fire damages Anchorage school playground
By Zaz Hollander: Wasilla Christian school loses 3 buses in fire linked to fuel theft
By Stephanie Rhoades: No plan for ‘homesteaders’ in Anchorage greenbelts is a bad plan for everyone
By Bill Roth: Meet the new Star, 7th in a line of reindeer living in downtown Anchorage
By KTVA Web Staff: Wildlife officials sedate moose shot with target arrow
By Emily Carlson: GOP targets ‘turncoats’ in primary election
By Laurel Downing Bill: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Zachariah Loussac
By Steve Quinn: Rep. Gara announces retirement from Legislature
By Sean Maguire: Student dons a Confederate flag on her mortar board at Palmer High graduation
By Laurel Andrews: Watch black bear cubs frolic at an Anchorage golf course
Moms Everyday Alaska 719woman.com: Meal under $10: Fish with Mexican corn salad

Alaska News June 04, 2018

By KTUU Staff: Alaska flags flying at half-staff commemorate 76th anniversary of Dutch Harbor bombing
By Leroy Polk: Early morning vehicle shootout in South Anchorage, 1 car abandoned
By Associated Press: Juneau police arrest man suspected of armed shoplifting
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Two Soldotna men arrested after alleged DUI, chase and assault on trooper
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Troopers say 3 people busted burglarizing a Wasilla house were all on pre-trial release for other cases
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Troopers cite 2 motorcyclists for driving 90 mph and faster on Seward Highway
By Beth Verge: Coast Guard medevacs 13-year-old from Chenega fishing vessel
By Leroy Polk: Fairbanks wildfire sees ‘aggressive response’ from authorities following lightning strikes
By Sean Maguire: Anchorage camper films trooper shooting black bear with a bean bag round
By Daniella Rivera: State focus on fixing Alaska’s foster care system
By Liz Raines: Mat-Su Regional reduces opioids in ER by more than 60%
By Marc Lester: New Anchorage entrepreneurs get help turning ideas – and neighborhood pride – into a business plan
By Laurel Andrews: Only Alaskans will understand these summertime memes
By Lynne Curry: One of my best employees was caught watching porn at work. Do I have to fire him?
The Seattle Times, Associated Press: Alaska women work to save historic riverboat
By Lauren Maxwell: Harvesting Alaska: Talkeetna cafe specializes in local food
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Chicken caprese stuffed spaghetti squash

Alaska News June 03, 2018

By Tegan Hanlon: ‘It’s been a long nine months’: The final big group of paratroopers returns home to Alaska from Afghanistan
By Matt Tunseth, Alaska Star: In need of a new heart, Eagle River mother fights for a million-dollar transplant
By Associated Press: California man pleads guilty in Alaska meth conspiracy case
By KTVA Web Staff: Commercial fishing couple pleads guilty in tax case
By Sean Maguire: Spenard sinkhole repairs underway
By Associated Press: Alaska utility tells customers to make equipment repairs
By Dave Leval: Volunteers help neighbors Paint the Town
By Shannon Ballard: Alaska female running community rallying around man
By KTUU Staff: Shriners unveil Silent Messenger statute at Anchorage headquarters
By Beth Bragg: UAA’s new hockey coach will earn considerably more than UAF’s new hockey coach
By Tegan Hanlon: Anchorage gets its first 70-degree day of the year
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska heli-skiing company takes fight over fresh tracks to federal court
By Emily Carlson: Park of the Week: Oceanview
By Moms Everyday Alaska: What’s the most embarrassing thing your kid ever said in public?

Alaska News June 02, 2018

By Laurel Andrews: Police: Anchorage man hung ‘lifeless’ dog from fence by its leash
By Laurel Andrews: Woman stabbed two people to death on separate days, charges say
By Zaz Hollander: 4 charged with hiding suspect in brutal beating of man shoved into dog kennel
By Nathaniel Herz: Former Alaska lawmaker accused of slapping woman will plead guilty to harassment
By Sean Maguire: What’s next for three other teenagers accused of killing David Grunwald?
By Alex DeMarban: Begich and Treadwell jump into Alaska governor’s race
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska legislative races feature ex-lawmakers seeking comebacks, credible challengers and a husband and wife
By Erica Martinson: Here are the people challenging Don Young for Alaska’s sole congressional seat
By Annie Zak: Work has started on a remodel at the Mall at Sears, but the owners aren’t saying who might move in
By Victoria Taylor: What do the locals recommend for Great Outdoors Month?
By Tegan Hanlon: After-work hikes in the Anchorage area: Where’s your favorite spot?
By Kathleen McCoy, KSKA – Anchorage: Squeezing books into busy Alaska summers
Moms Everyday Alaska KTUU: Research finds ‘dad talk’ improves language skills