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Alaska News April 11, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: AFD: Trailer ‘total loss’ in east Anchorage fire
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Man suspected in BB gun shooting taken into custody after standoff with police
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Manslaughter suspect nearly 4 times legal limit after deadly hit-and-run
By Joe Vigil: Ben Schultz conducts first training drills since fall
By Associated Press: Records: 3 Alaska lawmakers had sex harassment complaints
By Mike Ross: 1st homicide of 2018 unsolved: APD asks for public’s help
By Lauren Maxwell: Assembly asked to approve $1M-plus contract for SAP consultants
By Steve Quinn: Alaska Legislature rejects midwife board pick
By Alex DeMarban: NTSB faults pilots, FAA and Hageland in 2016 crash that killed 3
By Alex DeMarban: Alaska’s 911 system is 30 years outdated and risking lives, state officials say
By Cordova Times: Resolution would honor Native women
By Laurel Andrews: Judge to Anchorage trash company: Return that famous neon palm tree
By Richard Mauer: Smoking bill finally passes a committee, but it’s been stripped of key provisions
By Chris Klint: ‘Eskimo is a slur:’ Tweet on Native reference goes viral
By Cassie Schim: Shining Abilities Craft Fair highlights abilities of Alaskans with special needs
By Megan Mazurek: Teacher of the Week: David Tollerud

Anchorage violent crime victims remembered

Alaska News April 10, 2018

By Liz Thomas: Sexual assault suspect sought in Anchorage
By KTVA Web Staff: Valley man sought in high-speed trooper pursuit
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Alaska ‘chain run’ ferry underway after breakdown, but uncertainty remains
By Michelle Theriault Boots: After man exposes himself in church, woman posts video of suspect peeping in mall bathroom
Riding along with Pretrial Enforcement Division
By Cameron Mackintosh: APD increases Chugiak/Eagle River patrol shift by one officer
By John Schandelmeier: In Interior Alaska, snow came late and then stuck around with a vengeance
By Rebecca Palsha: An ugly spring tradition reveals used needles and liquor bottles
By Mary Kate Burgess: U.S. women’s gold medal in hockey inspires local girls hockey team
By Richard Mauer: House passes contraception bill, which now goes to the Senate
By Lauren Maxwell: JCPenney parking garage likely to be torn down
By Michelle Theriault Boots: The unseen world of Anchorage’s cloistered nuns
Steller Watch Brian Fadely, Biologist: Part I: Is that a healthy pup?
By Scott Gross: Story Works Alaska allows youth to find their voice

Alaska News April 09, 2018

By Zaz Hollander: Valdez police: Pedestrian killed outside bar by drunken driver who fled
By KTVA Web Staff: Armed Anchorage man arrested for DUI, endangering minor
By Victoria Taylor: Duo charged for alleged assault and robbery of cab driver
By Michelle Theriault Boots: APD: Suspect in Native art theft arrested with tusk in car
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Her brother started hearing voices. Then he disappeared in Anchorage.
By Kalinda Kindle: Anchorage mom uses blasts of sound to grab attention of ‘fast drivers’
By Sean Maguire: Demboski: Senate leadership has to remove Coghill as Judiciary chair
By Associated Press: Alaska company provides machines that can withstand cold
By Associated Press: HUD and Veterans Affairs grant $5 million in vouchers
By Victoria Taylor/Sean Maguire: DHSS: AK most sexually diseased state per capita
By Erica Martinson: The National Weather Service is replacing Alaska jobs with automated stations
Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: Your help is needed to move an important set of fixes. This is not wholesale reform of SB 91, but takes care of a disastrous loophole. More ->
By Mary Kate Burgess: Alaska Warriors helping disabled veterans through hockey
Gov. Walker One Alaska Update: April declared Month of the Military Child, Gold Star Mother Janet Wilson helps celebrate Military Children, Lt. Governor Mallott helps K9 Bo celebrate graduation and more ->
By Bob Hallinen: Behind the lens: An evening with foxes in South Anchorage
By Lynne Curry: My company wants me to sign a ‘love contract.’ I find it offensive. What happens if I refuse?
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Orange chili sheet pan salmon

Alaska News April 08, 2018

By Victoria Taylor / Kortnie Horazdovsky / Sidney Sullivan: Court docs reveal new details in March homicide case
By Annie Zak: Tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of ivory and Alaska Native art stolen from Anchorage antique store
By Travis Khachatoorian: Senate chair shuts down efforts to hear SB 91 repeal and PFD amendment
By Liz Raines: Demboski calls for Coghill to lose Senate chair over hearing
By Annie Zak: Frostbitten racer plans to send his amputated toes to Yukon bar for its signature cocktail
By Tegan Hanlon: The Anchorage School District is considering changing school start times. What do you think
By Annie Zak: Open & Shut: A new bike shop in an old fire station, and Paris Cafe relocates
By Sean Maguire: AST: Protected wood bison shot and killed in Shageluk

Alaska News April 07, 2018

By Kortnie Horazdovsky & Sidney Sullivan: UPDATED: Murder suspect arrested Friday evening
By Rebecca Palsha: Car thieves target pickup trucks in school parking lots
By Sean Maguire: 1 million Alaska Airline miles reported stolen from Bethel Family Clinic, Inc.
By Associated Press: UPDATE: Utqiagvik man sentenced to 105 years for murder
By Steve Quinn: Senate Judiciary forced into Saturday hearing
By Leroy Polk: Federal prosecutors narrow in on gun, violent crime in Alaska
By Joe Vigil: Truck/bridge collisions add up for taxpayers
By Scott Gross: National Guard presents ‘Guard for a day’ event
By Shannon Ballard: Matanuska Brewing Co. begins canning in old Mat-Maid building
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: Miguel and Whitney
By Kim Sunée , Maya Wilson: Alaska From Scratch – Struggling to use up the salmon in your freezer from last year? We’re here to help.
By Mara Severin: The Spenard Food Truck Carnival is back for the season. Here’s what to expect.

Alaska News April 06, 2018

By Zaz Hollander, Loren Holmes: One dead, several hurt in Mountain View fourplex fire
By Sidney Sullivan: Triple murder culprit of 1985 denied parole
By Dan Joling: Sentencing scheduled for man who killed Alaska prosecutor
By Beth Verge: Anchorage mayoral candidate Rebecca Logan concedes to Ethan Berkowitz
By Tegan Hanlon: Yes to keyless locks, no to armed teachers: How an Anchorage School District panel suggests keeping students safe
By Zaz Hollander: ‘Just don’t do that’: Man kicks moose – and gets similar treatment
By Annie Zak: Mall at Sears plans to remodel the spot formerly occupied by Carrs
By Nathaniel Herz: Political operative who worked in Alaska accused of violence in ‘sex slave’ relationship
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage City Hall adds guard and changes building hours amid security concerns
By Laurel Andrews: Number of marijuana growers paying Alaska taxes tripled in the past year
By The Associated Press: The Latest: Midwife board nominee says she has no agenda
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: ASD coffee shop helps students learn life skills
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: The Mother Hips

Alaska News April 05, 2018

By Leroy Polk: Standoff ends against ‘high-risk’ Palmer fugitive, armed with rifle and body armor
By Leroy Polk: VIDEO: Fire breaks out in midtown Anchorage, AFD responds in force
By Leroy Polk: UPDATE: ‘Armed and dangerous’ man apprehended, police say
By Leroy Polk: Police investigate bomb threat at Providence hospital
By Jim Paulin, The Dutch Harbor Fisherman: Coast Guard members disciplined for vandalism at Adak’s abandoned military base
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage’s vote-by-mail election was supposed to boost turnout. It shattered a record.
By Kalinda Kindle: Public or private, what information is open to the public after elections?
By Nathaniel Herz: Independents can run in party primaries, Alaska Supreme Court says, opening door for Gov. Walker
By Jack Scholz: Making sustainable music

George Gress
By Matt Tunseth, Chugiak-Eagle River Star: This 90-year-old ‘adventurer’s adventurer’ has an almost unreal resume of rambling
By Associated Press: Kodiak spaceport complex strives to increase launch capacity
By Shannon Ballard: A round of Anchorage bars are now for sale
By Associated Press: Mistake invalidates ban on distilleries serving cocktails
By Cassie Schirm: Dogs take on Spring Fever Flyball Fest this weekend

Alaska News April 04, 2018

By SCN Editor: Sexual Assault Awareness, Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month
By Alex DeMarban: A respected outdoorsman, this 26-year-old was traveling to get firewood when he disappeared
By Nathaniel Herz: Volunteers find body of crab fisherman missing near Whittier
By Liz Thomas: E. Anchorage bank robbed Tuesday evening
By KTVA Web Staff: Wasilla man gravely wounded when road rage ends in gunfire
By Devin Kelly: Early results show Berkowitz has big lead in bid for re-election as Anchorage mayor
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage voters lean toward rejecting Proposition 1, regulating restroom and locker room use
By Nathaniel Herz: Gun control bill stalls in Alaska House committee amid opposition from NRA
By Richard Mauer: A day after budget passes, Senate says it will look at expenses and dividend
By Scott Gross: Special needs students transition into the workforce
By Associated Press: Ketchikan votes down proposal to limit CNN at airport
By Kari Bustamante: Alyeska Banked Slalom Set for Sunday
By Annie Zak: Even in Alaska, Blockbuster is fading. ‘We’re just managing the decline as best we can.’
By Associated Press: Ex-White House staffer contracted to promote Alaska gas line
Herschel Walker visits Anchorage
By Daybreak Staff: Workforce Wednesday: The Alaska Army National Guard
On April 5th, the Alaska Army National Guard is hosting an open house titled ‘Guard for a Day’. It will allow civilians a chance to experience first-hand what citizen-soldiers do every day. It takes place at the Denali Armory Building on JBER.

For information contact SFC Justin Mullenix at (907) 428-7531, or email him at justin.a.mullenix.mil@mail.mil
New oil tanker escort tugs arrive in Valdez
Alaska Quarterly Review: 2018 Winter and Spring

Alaska News April 03, 2018

By Leroy Polk: Big Lake man allegedly stabbed family member, then turned the knife on troopers
By KTVA Web Staff: Troopers: Man cuts off ankle monitor, attempts to flee
By Associated Press: Walker proposes centralized 911 dispatch system for Alaska
By Nathaniel Herz: An Anchorage man left Whittier to harvest crab for Easter. He’s still missing.
By Beth Verge: From baby steps to leaps and bounds, AFD’s Ben Schultz making ‘exciting’ progress

Ben Schultz now recovering in Nebraska ahead of return to Anchorage
By Tegan Hanlon: A former Eagle River student posted a photo of a gun on Twitter. That got him barred from prom.
By Kalinda Kindle: Vote by Mail: More than 52,000 ballot envelopes have been received and processed
By Leroy Polk: Rate increase made permanent for ML&P customers
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska House breaks budget logjam, sends spending plan to Senate
By Rhonda McBride: Cook Inlet Native Head Start: Yup’ik language pipeline
Alaska Railroad honors a century of service
By Daybreak Staff: Teacher of the Week: Cricket Ives
By Associated Press: Alaska Airlines developing new sex misconduct training

Alaska News April 02, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: Search underway for missing man following distress signal near Sitka

By Daniella Rivera: AK Criminal Justice Commission considers expungement of criminal records
By Devin Kelly: Community patrols booming in Anchorage amid crime spike
By Associated Press: Alaska marijuana testing lab closes, leaving only 2 in state

By Annie Zak: Florida bank now owns former legislative office building in downtown Anchorage

By Laine Welch: Trifecta of falling fish revenue is heading for Alaska fishermen, coastal communities

By Jack Carney: Lost poodle found after six days surviving in the Alaskan wild
By Cameron Mackintosh: Wildlife officials to close wolf harvest early along Stampede Trail
By KTVA Web Staff: #ShareIt11: Silly Easter photos

One Alaska Update: Keeping up with Gov. Bill Walker