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Alaska News March 29, 2018

Call 3-1-1 to reach APD Dispatch in non-emergency situations
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: ‘Truly a legend’: Champion of the first Iditarod dies at age 75
 
 
 
 
Free Public Event – Bleeding Control Basics Course – Providence Hospital, March 31st, 10 A.M. to Noon
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: Troopers: Kenai Peninsula man assaulted trooper for 20 minutes before fatal shooting
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Wasilla man arrested after being found sleeping in the back of a stolen truck
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Southeast island man charged with shooting at herring boat
 
 
 
 
By Ariane Aramburo: Youth Speaker Jesse LeBeau makes a stop in the Mat-Su
 
 
 
 
By Sidney Sullivan: DATA VIZ: How much Municipality of Anchorage employees cost during FY2017
 
 
 
 
By Jack Carney: ASD considers active shooter training for bus drivers
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: Local classroom dreams come true
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: Meet some of the women making a mark on Alaska’s history
 
 
 
 
By Reuters: Russia claims first post-Soviet military training flight across Arctic to North America
 
 
 
 
By Erica Martinson: Congress closes the door on privatizing air traffic control
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Cobb Street Market brings small businesses together in Palmer
 
 
 
 
Explore Oceans between Alaska and Antarctica
 
 
 
 
By June Leffler KTSK Wrangell: Seattle-based medevac operator adds life-saving service for Alaskans
 
 
 
 
By Daysha Eaton KHNS Haines: Haines Raptor Center plans new aviary
 
 
 
 
Easter Bunny Hours
 
 
 
 
By PRNewswire: Author Kathy Haen’s New Book, “Wow, Cool! Evan”, is a Grandmother’s Ode to Her Beloved, Youngest Grandson
 
 
 
 
Edible Alaska March 2018

Alaska News March 28, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: Young man fights for life after vehicle struck moose
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: Second cab driver robbed, beaten after lockout hoax, police say
 
 
 
 
By Angela Krenzien: Man on pre-trial release charged in string of new felonies
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Man survives getting hit in the head by an airplane on Arctic sea ice
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Almandinger’s statements admissible in Grunwald murder trial
 
 
 
 
By Alex DeMarban: McKinley Mortgage officials to pay $3 million in fines after ‘bilking’ retail investors
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska Senate committee rejects extra cash for troopers sought by Gov. Walker
 
 
 
 
By KTUU Staff: Despite crime rate increase, Palmer City Council considers wider service area
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Anchorage population shrank last year, but housing market remains stable
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: The Buckaroo Club, a Spenard bar scene mainstay, is up for sale
 
 
 
 
Burry?~
By Associated Press: Museum works with tribe to burry Altuiiq ancestors’ remains
 
 
 
 
By Shawn Wilson, Photojournalist: Commemorating Seward’s Day
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: 2018 Alaska Young Professionals Summit
 
 
 
 
Workforce Wednesday: The Alaska National Guard
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Despite decline in reported cases, mom, daughter question school district’s efforts to curb bullying

Alaska News March 27, 2018

By Jill Burke for craigmedred.news: Old wounds
 
 
 
 
By Mike Ross: 3-year old dies from gunshot wound
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Juneau firefighters, police to train for active shooters
 
 
 
 
By Maria Downey: Family of 1985 triple murder victims protest potential parole
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska House votes to more than double PFDs, splintering majority and threatening budget progress
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: Black bears are waking up in Anchorage. Here’s how to get your yard and home ready.
 
 
 
 
By Marc Lester: Amputees try athletic prostheses at Anchorage clinic
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle & Mike Ross: ASD teachers have pay docked for Glenn Hwy traffic mess
 
 
 
 
Honoring Hal the eagle
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Spiced maple carrots

Alaska News March 26, 2018

By Sean Maguire: APD: Woman dead after crashing off an overpass onto the New Seward Hwy
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Man charged with sex abuse of children, dog
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Stabbing suspect killed in officer-involved shooting identified 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Sand Point
 
 
 
 
A Note From Gov. Walker March 26, 2018: Public Safety Action Plan, and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Native salad at Bethel festival tests positive for botulism
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Glenn Highway reopens following semi collision
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Department says Taku River salmon numbers are overestimated
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Oil companies in Alaska say they’re owed $800 million. Lawmakers have been slow to advance the governor’s plan to pay them.
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Alaska heads toward showdown over residents’ oil checks
 
 
 
 
By Devin Kelly: From inside the ‘wedding cake church’ in Midtown Anchorage, the faithful finally see progress
 
 
 
 
Avalanche rescue dog training Avalanche rescue dog training
 
 
 
 
By Megan Mazurek: Teacher of the Week: Chad Lusk

Alaska News March 25, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: Video shows aftermath of fatal officer-involved shooting

APD Chief Justin Doll is releasing new information on the officer-involved shooting
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Addicts stole 36 guns in a single Anchorage break-in. One was used in a murder. Where are the rest?
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: APD: Off-duty officer arrests suspect with Taser probes still hanging from body
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Troopers arrest teen charged with assaulting ex-girlfriend at school
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Mat-Su troopers face staffing crisis amid calls for help
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: AWG closing ceremony a swap meet for athletes
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Shop Talk: Floral studio owner on how staying small helped business flourish
 
 
 
 
By Suzanne Fonova: Alaska Grown now fourth most liked agricultural program on Facebook

Alaska News March 24, 2018

By Anchorage Daily News: Man stabbed in back trying to break up after-hours fight in South Anchorage parking lot, police say
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Driver cited; Monday reopening of Glenn Hwy planned
 
 
 
 
Man feeds moose in Muldoon, courtesy Birdie Collins
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Alaskan sets personal record in AWG knuckle hop
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Split court sides with Alaska rafting company in man’s death
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky & Richard Mauer: Alaska senate passes spending cap after democrats walk out in protest
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: From closing schools to finding more support to teachers, learn about the 9 school board candidates
 
 
 
 
By Wesley Early: 49 Voices: Vanessa Duhrsen of Anchorage
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska: 5 simple steps to creating gift baskets that rock

Alaska News March 23, 2018

By Emily Carlson: Mom-to-be goes into labor in Glenn gridlock
 
 
 
 

By Leroy Polk: Alaska man arrested for attempted murder following crowbar attack
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Drug deal turns bad, ends in Anchorage shooting, police say
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: Trial for defendants in David Grunwald case likely to start next year
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: New detour opens for Glenn Highway commuters after a day of frustration
 
 
 
 
By Mary Simton: #Bridgepocalypse Now: The Day the Glenn Stood Still
 
 
 
 
By Devin Kelly: Post office near downtown Anchorage cuts back hours after finding people spent the night in the lobby
 
 
 
 
By Kyle Hopkins: ACLU sues Palmer police, calling arrest of immigrant ‘false imprisonment’
 
 
 
 
By John Tracy: Reality Check: LeDoux, Part Deux
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Alaska Aerospace schedules first commercial rocket launch

 
 
 
 
By Yoshina Okamato: Momentum marks 10th anniversary with show celebrating childhood imagination

 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: Groups forming to back candidates, causes
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Shady Business?
 
 
 
 
Anchorage Festival of Music: Eight Songs for a Mad King
 
 
 
 
Daybreak Staff: Adopt A Pet
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Alice Choi, Hip Foodie Mom: Sheet Pan Chicken
 
 
 
 
By Maya Wilson, Alaska From Scratch: Lemon meringue pie is an old-fashioned but dreamy confection worth making

Alaska News March 22, 2018

By Tim Rockey: Hatcher Pass Road now open
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander, Bob Hallinen, Laurel Andrews: Traffic backs up for miles at Glenn Highway detour after truck damages overpass
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Big Lake shooting leads to attempted-murder charge
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: 2 injured in East Anchorage fire
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: Family worries about convicted killer getting out on parole
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Muni, state prosecutors offer ‘solution’ to take on domestic violence
 
 
 
 
By Steve Quinn: Sen. Costello: Survey results show growing concern over crime
Costello also has a bill to overturn SB 91. It’s a crime bill she co-sponsored but has come under heavy public and legislative scrutiny for perceived loopholes since it passed two years ago.
 
 
 
 
By Steve Quinn: Military leaders wow lawmakers with technology
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: Police: Here’s what counterfeit bills circulating in Anchorage look like
 
 
 
 
By Liz Thomas: Nearly 500K smoke detectors recalled
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Dene hand games a battle of wits at AWG
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: Alaska Mother of the Year: Anna Joy Luckett
 
 
 
 
By Joe Schierhorn: GUEST COMMENTARY: Dodd-Frank reforms show Washington can work
 
 
 
 
By Tom Begich: GUEST COMMENTARY: Medicaid not about saving money; it’s about serving people
 
 
 
 
By Marc Luiken: GUEST COMMENTARY: Time is right for infrastructure investments
 
 
 
 
By Judy Christie: Authors in April welcomes writer Amor Towles to Shreveport
 
 
 
 
By Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Fiesta citrus salmon

Alaska News March 21, 2018

Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: Should a murderer go free? Help the parole board decide
(Editor’s Note: This is a guest column penned by the granddaughter and great niece of three murder victims in one of Anchorage’s most notorious violent crimes, which occurred in 1985. At the end, the author has a call to action for readers to send letters to the Alaska Parole Board asking that they keep the killer locked up.)
BY TAMERA LIENHART
GUEST WRITER
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: APD: Man with guns, knife, drugs who ran from traffic stop tackled by officer in school parking lot
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: APD wants man in series of assaults on women
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Troopers: Drunk North Pole driver fired gun from pickup
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Groups form with aim to undo elements of Alaska criminal justice overhaul
 
 
 
 
By Emily Carlson: Brown Jug store faces restrictions for renewed license
 
 
 
 
By Richard Mauer: Senator proposes a spending cap for the state
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: Cannabis for dogs? A look behind the CBD pet treat trend
 
 
 
 
By Cameron Mackintosh: DOT crews using explosives to reduce avalanche hazard in Hatcher Pass
 
 
 
 
By Charles Wohlforth: How strangers touching strangers transformed the moment of death
 
 
 
 
By Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – Juneau: New state Forest Service leader has Alaska experience

Alaska News March 20, 2018

By Lauel Andrews: A floatplane pilot ‘buzzed’ a Wasilla man and hit him in the head. He has permanent brain damage.
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: Anchorage police search for suspect in Friday killing
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk:Grandson allegedly murdered his grandfather in Alaska village of Perryville
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Man opens fire on home in Alaska village, resident shoots him in the leg
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Security system catches burglar red-handed
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: 2 men charged with manslaughter in Quinhagak overdose
 
 

 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: AST: Alaska needs a ‘next generation 911 system’
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: Avalanche danger closes road to Hatcher Pass, stranding 10
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: Safe Families for Children: helping those in crisis
 
 
 
 
By Jack Carney: 2018 Anchorage mayoral candidates talk crime
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Juneau judge again tosses former Alaska Board of Fisheries nominee’s felony PFD fraud charges
A Juneau judge has dismissed a second batch of felony Permanent Fund dividend fraud charges against Roland Maw, a former appointee of Gov. Bill Walker’s to the Alaska Board of Fisheries.

State prosecutors said they will seek another indictment against Maw and vowed that the case will ultimately move forward.

 
 
 
 
By Richard Mauer: House passes resolution against federal marijuana laws
 
 
 
 
Anchorage Dave & Buster’s welcomes first customer
 
 
 
 
2018 Propositions: See MOA’s full ballot breakdown
 
 
 
 
By Dave Goldman and John Thompson: Answering the call: Owens saves 24 dogs from brutal storm on the trail
 
 
 
 
Congratulations Nadine Price!
By Megan Mazurek: Teacher of the Week: Nadine Price

 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: 1st commercial launch scheduled at Kodiak spaceport complex
 
 
 
 
49 Writers, Inc. Ben Henning: Literary Roundup | March 16-22, 2018
 
 
 
 
49 Writers, Inc.: Andromeda Romano-Lax | Back in Print, Part I: Re-publishing your out-of-print book in digital format, a series
 
 
 
 
UAA Alumni Howl March, 2018