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Alaska News March 13, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: Troopers in fatal Pilot Station shooting named
By Tegan Hanlon, Kyle Hopkins: This quiet, confident Norwegian has taken charge of Iditarod 2018
By Zaz Hollander: Mat-Su to get $4.5 million to buy out Matanuska River property owners
By Nathaniel Herz: House proposal to put PFD in Alaska Constitution won’t guarantee payments
Matt Goff Stika Nature: Sitka Nature Show #152 – Phil Mooney
By Jordyn Brown: Local author’s Sartell roots run deep
Coleen’s Recipes: BACON JAM
Moms Everyday Alaska Liz Kepplinger: Chocolate oat muffins with peanut butter swirl

Alaska News March 12, 2018

By Michelle TheriaultBoots: APD: Security guards catch fleeing suspect after stabbing at motel
By Leroy Polk: Pizza delivery driver carjacked in Anchorage, man arrested after being found in the vehicle
By Daniella Rivera: Special Olympics Alaska honors late president Jim Balamaci
By Devin Kelly: If you live in Anchorage, this is how Prop. 11 would impact your wallet
By Tegan Hanlon: A heart as big as Alaska’: Unalakleet throws a retirement party for DeeDee Jonrowe

Alaska News March 11, 2018

By Cameron Mackintosh: Man hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after West Anchorage shooting
By Alex DeMarban: United Steelworkers sues BP after it cut union-represented positions on North Slope
By Zach Rover: Avalanche danger for the western Prince William Sound
By Emily Carlson: Tribal Council asks governor to shut down Bethel liquor store
Courtesy of Suzanne Downing’s Must Read Alaska

By Suzanne Downing: Transgender files complaint against shelter for abused women
If indeed AWAIC is helping transgendered persons file complaints against another women’s shelter over the issue of men seeking entry into a place reserved for the safety of traumatized women, then the AWAIC board of directors may have some new policy decisions to make.
Sen. Mia Costello is running a survey on social media regarding crime and Senate Bill 91. We’ve heard that over 400 Alaskans have taken the five-question survey. Take the survey here.
By Annie Zak: Shop Talk: Anchorage piñata maker works to turn hobby into business
By Associated Press: Kenai officials plan expansion for city cemetery
By Liz Raines: Women mushers to girls: ‘You can be anything you want to be’
Bearss Blog: The solitude of the trail
Rasmusson Foundation: Advocate for causes: Mike Navarre joins Rasmuson Foundation Board as first member from the Kenai
Rasmuson Foundation News Bittersweet goodbye: Good luck to our Smart guy
By Kat Sorensen: What does a 1st-time Alaska visitor read to get ready?
By Ben Henning 49Writers, Inc: Literary Roundup | March 9-15, 2018
Congratulations Diane Demoski and LeAnn Marquard!
By Jacob Mann: Twin teachers retire from Burchell
By Tim Rockey: Jenski Automotive officially back from the ashes after ribbon cutting
Alaska Highway News: WATCH: The Swedish Trapper
Such is the journey of documentary filmmaker Viktoria Sahl, who travelled the globe to chronicle the story of Hedin, best known locally for his heroics trying to save 17 American soldiers from drowning in Charlie Lake during the building of the Alaska Highway.
By Patrick Endres – In keeping with a year-in-review tradition, I’ve selected 100 photos that reflect favorite sights and experiences in 2016.

Alaska News March 10, 2018

By Liz Thomas: Jim Balamaci memorial this weekend
By Zaz Hollander: Gunshots, then silence: Daylong standoff with troopers in Pilot Station ends with man dead
By Kortnie Horazdovsky / Victoria Taylor: Thomas re-sentenced to original plea deal of 75 years for murder
By Mike Ross: Sexual assault suspect indicted
By Emily Carlson: Fairview worries Prop 10 would turn them into homeless hub
Nurse Named Providence CEO
By Laurel Andrews: Alaska’s state-run psychiatric hospital to be investigated for allegations of workplace safety, retaliation
By Erica Martinson: Alaskan’s BIA nomination held up in White House limbo over Native corporation share questions
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Alaskan Paralympian wins gold
By Richard Mauer: ASK JUNEAU: Can marijuana tax revenue be used for education?
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: The Quebe Sisters
By Wesley Early: Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 9, 2018
By Craig Medred: Iditarod dangers
Back home in Minnesota now with the memory of a near-death experience along the Iditarod Trail unlikely to fade for a long, long time, Scott Hoberg finds himself a man deeply humbled by Alaska’s vast, winter wilderness

And thankful to be alive. Very thankful.

Alaska News March 08, 2018

Happy International Women’s Day!
By Leroy Polk: Eagle River man gets 14 years for child porn, however he is on the loose
By Kalinda Kindle: Gunfire hits several homes and vehicles
By Heather Hintze: Man pleads guilty to raping unconscious, underage girl
By Daniella Rivera: Suspected repeat car thieves qualify for mandatory release
By Nathaniel Herz: An Anchorage trash company took an iconic neon palm tree. Now the feds want it back.
By Devin Kelly: Major Anchorage businesses come out against Prop. 1 as out-of-state money pours in
By Zaz Hollander: First the rabbits disappeared. Now Seward’s coyotes are killing dogs.
By KTVA Web Staff: Australian man falls through Arctic Village ice
By Assoicated Press: Tribes clear longest Kuskokwim road to date amid warm winter
Thank you Analisa Cederberg!
By Shawn Wilson: VIDEO: Eagle River student potter makes bowls to help the needy
By Associated Press: Navy begins under-ice submarine exercise off Alaska coast
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Sterling Highway bypass project one step closer to construction
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: TAIKOPROJECT
By Daybreak Staff: Workforce Wednesday: Skratch app

AK News March 07, 2018

By Chris Klint: Numerous shots fired in East Anchorage neighborhood
By Daniella Rivera: Car theft suspect skips court while on 2nd release with pretrial supervision
By Erica Martinson: Tax code change could mean a break for Alaskans on utility bills
By Blake Essig: Hugh Neff has unique suggestion for over-50 mushers on Iditarod trail
By Richard Mauer: At Day 50 in Juneau, bad blood is surfacing
By Jack Carney: ASD budget awaits vote from Muni-Assembly
Anchorage The Anchorage Assembly opted to wait until its next meeting on Tuesday, March 20th before deciding whether to approve the appropriate funds for the Anchorage School Districts 2018-2019 Budget. The Assembly can only total the amount of money the school system needs, not designate what and where the ASD spends those dollars.
By Beth Bragg: Former UAA hockey coach laments lack of success, says university commitment lacking
Thomas, whose $200,000 annual salary made him the athletic department’s highest-paid employee, is the fifth man to serve as UAA’s head hockey coach. He’s the fourth in a row who failed to win with consistency.
By Assoicated Press: Alaska regulator wants to hold oil companies accountable for spills
By Cameron Mackintosh: Anchorage birth center reports rise in pregnant women suffering from opioid addiction
“What Pay it Forward recovery is allowing people to do is apply for the funds to be able to get into an inpatient treatment program, even if they have to go out-of-state,” she explained. “Then when they get back, they’re able to pay back the money. And that money is used to pay for the next addict that’s still suffering.”
Robert Archibald: GUEST COMMENTARY Owning Horses & Stakeholders not far apart on oil transport in Prince William Sound
Mms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Garlic cream elbows with sun-dried tomatoes and basil

Alaska News March 06, 2018

By Liz Thomas: 2 entrapped in overnight Midtown collision
By Daniella Rivera: Reduced bail denied again for leader of alleged drug ring
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Facing severe backlog of long-delayed criminal cases, Alaska attorneys try a new strategy
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska House proposal would add cash to public defenders’ budget to stave off crisis
By Laurel Andrews: Army tanker spills jet fuel in crash on Richardson Highway
By Matt Miller, KTOO: Judge plans to dismiss felony PFD fraud charges filed against former Fisheries Board nominee
By Kyle Hopkins, Tegan Hanlon: Mushers say the Iditarod can be saved. Here’s how.
By Leroy Polk: Man wanted for allegedly punching Anchorage mall security guard
By Mike ross: Prop 1 supporters speak to Anchorage School Board
By Kalinda Kindle: Town Hall discusses $1-billion sale of ML&P
Anchorage voters will consider a proposition on April 3rd to authorize the sale of ML&P to Chugach Electric.
By James Gaddis: Teacher of the Week: Joyce Banks

Iditarod 46 LIVE blog: First musher greeted in Nikolai

Alaska News March 05, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: Troopers: Knife-wielding teen assaults brothers
By Assoicated Press: AR-15-style gun found near Juneau school on same day as Florida shooting
By Kalinda Kindle: Alaska Filmmakers host community discussion on sexual assault
By Cameron Mackintosh: Funding boost called for Alaska public defenders agency
By Daniella Rivera: Third-party custodians becoming thing of the past in Anchorage
By Assoicated Press: States mull ‘sanctuary’ status for marijuana businesses
By Assoicatedf Press: Fire department offers free opioid overdose rescue kits
By Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Slow-cooked pork with soy and smashed sweet potatoes

Alaska News March 04, 2018

By Devin Kelly: God, gender identity and public restrooms at play in Anchorage’s Proposition 1 debate
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska House’s budget, without taxes, could drain state savings account in two years
By David A. James: Think you know Arctic expedition history? Try this book.
By Erica Martinson: Don Young isn’t bothered by hubbub over controversial gun control remarks
By Annie Zak: Open & Shut: A second Summit tea shop and a new marijuana retailer
By Victoria Taylor: A change in command for Anchorage’s Air Guard Wing

Alaska News March 03, 2018

By Chris Klint: APD names woman murdered in Turnagain stabbing
By Richard Mauer: Public can weigh in on budget, talk to lawmakers
By Daybreak Staff: ‘Icons of the Iditarod’ chronicles decades of The Last Great Race
By Sidney Sullivan: MAP: See how 2018 Anchorage homicides compare to past deadly years
By Alexis Fernandez: Eagle River High School students stage sit-in to protest budget cuts
“When you are cutting the programs that kids come to school for, you’re showing how highly you prioritize us,” said Kali Spencer, a junior at Eagle River High.
By Laurel Andrews: Alaska’s monthly cannabis tax revenue topped $1 million for first time in January
By Jack Carney: School District hopes voters will approve $50M bond for roof replacements
By Victoria Taylor: Mayor, Police Chief talk about Turnagain Arm, red light enforcement
By Travis Khachatoorian: Juneau’s 102-year-old Palace Theater revitalized by new brewery
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: Jeffrey Steele
By Scott Gross: Anchorage airport prepares for $100M in runway repairs
By Daybreak Staff: National Consumer Protection Week’s Consumer Forum
Moms Everyday Alaska KTUU: Stay-at-home moms losing out on more than just current income