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Alaska News May 09, 2018

By Chris Klint: Kodiak man killed in Bering Sea fishing accident
 
 
 
 
y Multimedia journalist Shawn Wilson: Murder victim David Grunwald recognized with graduating class
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: Local business owner camps out every night to protect his investment
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Docs: Anchorage rape suspect met victim at his Dave & Buster’s job
 
 
 
 
By Liz Thomas: Wasilla man secretly recorded kids in bathroom
 
 
 
 
By Megan Mazurek: Teacher of the Week: Marissa Brennan
 
 
 
 
By Charles Wohlforth: They do physical therapy for much less money. The catch? Cash only.
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska Legislature passes bill changing the way the Permanent Fund is managed
 
 
 
 
By Alex DeMarban: ‘Bachelor herds’ of walrus gather near Port Heiden, where they haven’t been seen in decades
 
 
 
 
By Jackie Purcell: Flying Squirrel CAM. They only come out at night!
 
 
 
 
Rasmuson Foundation News: Attention Alaskans: Rasmuson Foundation’s new online grant application system is active and ready, Take a tour: Our Distinguished Artists gallery launches and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Miriam Rafferty: AUTHORS MAKING HOUSE CALLS: SAN DIEGAN HOSTS LAUNCH EVENT JUNE 10 FOR NOVEL NETWORK, FIRST NATIONAL REGISTRY TO CONNECT BOOK CLUBS WITH VISITING AUTHORS
Or book clubs may arrange a Skype visit with authors who live out of the area. Novel Network boasts an impressive list of authors from Boston to Alaska, with the majority based in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle. “And we’re just getting started,” says McBeth. McBeth says she’s not …
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Alison Bickel: Greek chickpea salad

Alaska News May 08, 2018

By Laurel Andrews: Anchorage homicide suspects appear in court after 3-week manhunt
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: St. Michael woman charged in ‘contract’ sexual assault of man
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Alaska man’s death was ‘purposefully staged’ to look like suicide, investigators say
 
 
 
 
By Matt Tunseth Alaska Star: Woman accused of stealing $157,000 from Eagle River hockey association
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Paralyzed Anchorage man shot during Puerto Rico armed robbery makes promising progress
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Walmart to add policy aimed at curbing opioid abuse
 
 
 
 
By Bob Hallinen: Sandhill cranes eat and dance on farm fields near Palmer
 
 
 
 
By Liz Thomas: Gov’t watchdog releases report on Division of Public Assistance
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: Tempers flare as school district turns page on calendar year
 
 
 
 
By Rhonda McBride: Former UAA Atwood Journalism Chair launches TV Show
 
 
 
 
By Megan Mazurek: Teacher of the Week: Marissa Brennan
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: Tempers flare as school district turns page on calendar year
 
 
 
 
News provided by U.S. Small Business Administration: Grant Opportunity to Host Alaska Women’s Business Center Now Available From SBA
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: New Alaska House proposal would cut off craft brewery customers at two drinks
 
 
 
 
By Sidney Sullivan: Walmart opens at previous southside Sam’s Club location
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska KTUU: How to help children adjust to a blended family

Alaska News May 07, 2018

By Bill Roth: Photos: Paratroopers returning from Afghanistan reunite with family at JBER
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Army recognizes kid-on-kid sex assault cases at Alaska bases

By Justin Pritchard and Reese Dunklin: Military seeks to limit Congress on fixing child sex assault
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Arson suspect arrested after fire destroys Cantwell lodge
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: 2 suspects in court face 20 years behind bars for Friday morning’s carjacking
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Working inmates to live at Kenai cannery for end of sentence
 
 
 
 
By Laine Welch: Study: Of 204 U.S. fishermen who died falling overboard, none wore a flotation device
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Bike for Women raises awareness for gynecologic cancer
 
 
 
 
Congratulations Lyndea Kelleher!
By Michelle Theriault Boots: This UAA grad sought college success out of state, but found it back home
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: 1,200 Students earn degrees during spring commencement ceremony at UAA
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Diversity shines in U of Alaska Fairbanks graduating class
 
 
 
 
By Patrick Enslow: No team, no track, no problem for Galena’s Jacob Moos.
 
 
 
 
By Shady Grove Oliver, The Arctic Sounder: Utqiagvik votes to tax marijuana
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Anchorage version of Seattle’s Pike Place Market? That’s one idea for this spot downtown
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: Tourism industry calls on lawmakers to fund marketing
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Alison Bickel: Oatmeal chocolate chip peanut butter bars

Alaska News May 06, 2018

By Annie Zak: Police investigate shooting in Anchorage’s Centennial Park
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: Conference shines light on sex trafficking in Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Alex DeMarban: Bill that supporters say will lower prescription drug costs poised to clear Alaska Legislature
 
 
 
 By Associated Press: Juneau utility officials recommend rate hikes
 
 
 
 
By Alex DeMarban: Report says Alaska most profitable region for ConocoPhillips, by far
 
 
 
 
By Loren Holmes: This is what Alaska’s largest motorcycle gathering looks like
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Bike shop prepares kids for bike to school day
 
 
 
 
By Rhonda McBride: Hobo Jim receives honorary doctorate from UAF
 
 
 
 
By Beth Bragg: If he can avoid flat tires, this Alaskan might make it as a professional triathlete
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: The Jerry Wessling Band
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday KTUU: Baby cues help parents teach vocabulary

Alaska News May 05, 2018

By KTUU: APD searching for more victims after arrest in sexual assault investigation
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: Jury selection begins Monday in the death of David Grunwald
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: Got bear spray? Here’s how to make sure you use it right.
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: Gov. Walker will run as independent in Alaska Democratic primary
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Where should inmates go when they leave jail? Alaska plans big changes to halfway-house system.
 
 
 
 
Congratulations!!
Carpenter’s Local 1281: Josh Catiller & Kie Curtiss
Able Body Shop: Ironn Signey
Alaska Laboror’s Local 341: Tyson Solomon
Ryan Air: Ahmao Sweeney
NECA Alaska Chapter & IBEW Local 1547: Jayden Hamilton
Visser Construction: Matthew Klotz
NC Machinery Think Big Program: Adam Pavia
Iron Workers Local 751: Noah Powell

By Heather Hintze: KCC students sign on for prestigious apprenticeships
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander: Recent avalanches plus unpredictable conditions prompt warning: Stay out of the mountains for now
 
 
 
 
By KTUU News: State investigating release of 7,000 gallons of gasoline at Scammon Bay tank farm
 
 
 
 
By Derek Minemyer: May the Fourth be with you: Star Warriors build lightsabers at Mountain View Library
 
 
 
 
By Liz Thomas: Park of the Week: South Anchorage Sports Park
 
 
 
 
By Cassie Schirm: Get Out: What to know for hiking in Kincaid Park
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska: What parents should know about bullying

Alaska News May 04, 2018

By Leroy Polk: UPDATE: Passenger arrested in armed Anchorage carjacking, driver still being questioned
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: He saw people rifling through a car and drove after them. They shot at him — and hit someone else’s car instead.
 
 
 
 
By Anchorage Daily News: Police take Anchorage homicide suspects into custody after 3-week search
 
 
 
 
By Jill Burke: Arrest made in shooting of Anchorage man in Puerto Rico
 
 
 
 
By Liz Thomas: 7 accused in violent Sitka drug trafficking conspiracy
 
 
 
 
By Derek Minemyer & Sidney Sullivan: Overwhelming number of EMS calls made by Anchorage’s homeless shelters
 
 
 
 
By Devin Kelly: The ‘No Parking’ signs on a former governor’s street? They weren’t allowed, but he still got them.
 
 
 
 
By Erica Martinson: Will a new federal sex trafficking law help Alaska’s endangered youths?
 
 
 
 
By KTUU News: Bill to fund public education early signed into law
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: A church, six trailers and a new chance at life
 
 
 
 
Congratulations Jazzie Trotter!
By Loren Holmes: Mirror Lake 7th-grader wins Doodle 4 Google’s Alaska contest
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Two small businesses in Anchorage celebrate big milestones
 
 
 
 
By Richard Mauer: UPDATE: Jonrowe says she won’t pursue political office
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: Inside the Gates: The 300 defending the 300 million
 
 
 
 
By John Tracy: Reality Check: Politics and pandering in the Legislature
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: Can’t miss events in Anchorage Cinco de Mayo weekend
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Coleslaw with green chile dressing

Alaska News May 03, 2018

By Zaz Hollander: Man dead after snowmachiners caught in avalanche near Whittier
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: Boyfriend’s charges dismissed in child’s malnutrition death
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: 2 held, others sought in 5-vehicle Mountain View crash
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon, Matt Tunseth: Brown bear killed in Chugiak after it attacked 22 chickens and a goat
 
 
 
 
By Anchorage Daily News: 3 rescued after boating accident in Knik River
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: 2 injured in Parks Highway head-on crash at Willow
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Following alleged armed robbery, Alaskan begins recovery in Puerto Rico
 
 
 
 
By Cassie Schirm: Colony High graduate wins Pulitzer prize for international reporting
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Anonymous donor gifts $110K to Fairbanks music programs
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: This photo shows the sad end to a beloved Alaska ferry
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: Alaska lawmakers near deal to spend Permanent Fund earnings on government
 
 
 
 
By Becky Bohrer: Hawkins says he has cancer, will stay in governor’s race
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Coast Guard denies giving OK to store fuel over beach
 
 
 
 
By Mary Kate Burgess: Bartlett basketball player overcomes arthritis, signs NLI for college
 
 
 
 
By Bob Hallinen: Growing season is finally here. Valley farmers are getting their crops in.
 
 
 
 
By Beth Bragg: ‘My bad’: Anchorage fight announcer’s blooper goes viral

Alaska News May 02, 2018

By Tegan Hanlon: JBER soldier killed by gunfire in Afghanistan was near the end of his deployment
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: Reduced bail denied for accused child sex abuse suspect
 
 
 
 
By Mary Simton: Docs: Driver who dragged man ‘too drunk’ to talk to APD
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: A brother’s long, lonely fight to solve the city of Kodiak’s only unsolved murder
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Attempted sexual abuse charges against trooper highlight 2014 investigation for inappropriate texts
 
 
By Liz Raines: Former prosecutor tried to warn state about Peronto
 
 
 
 
By KTUU News: Fire Lake Elementary School hit by repeat vandalism
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Alaska House passes school safety resolution
 
 
 
 
By Steve Meyer: An outdoors writer gets his first assignment, and it yields an unexpected tale
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle & Sidney Sullivan: New study finds more than a third of Alaska’s children live in poverty
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Solar companies capitalizes on Alaska’s midnight sun
 
 
 
 
By James Gaddis: Teacher of the Week: Annette Alward
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: This seasons pollen count has begun
Click here to view the weekly pollen and air quality count.
 
 
 
 
By Donna Freedman: Get your garden on: First outdoor market of the year offers flower and veggie starts
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Jalapeno brownies

Alaska News May 01, 2018

By Chris Klint: Manager held up at gunpoint in Red Robin robbery

 
 
 
 
By Jay Weaver, Miami Herald: Feds won’t seek death penalty for Alaskan accused in Florida airport shooting
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Andrews: 16-year-old charged with murder in Mountain Village shooting
 
 
 
 
By Zaz Hollander, Michelle Theriault Boots, Laurel Andrews: Alaska state trooper showed up in patrol car for hotel date with girl, charges say
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: 2 charged in Anchorage Wells Fargo robbery, FBI says the bank’s location makes it a target
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: Child sex abuse suspect seeks to reduce bail from $300K to $16K
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: Neighbors vent concerns about abandoned properties
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: Point Hope whaler seriously injured during spring bowhead hunt
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Alaska Legislature urges feds to reconsider marijuana as a controlled substance
 
 
 
 
By Richard Mauer: Legislation to modify state refuges faces growing opposition
 
 
 
 
By Alex DeMarban: Gold seekers with big plans for Nome area – including TV show – draw opposition
 
 
 
 

By Rebecca Palsha: No school starts before 8 a.m. — new start time options for Anchorage schools
The first option keeps all start and end times as they are now.

The second option would mean no schools would start before 8:00 a.m. That would mean schools would be in session from 8:00 to 2:30, 8:45 to 3:15 and 9:30 until 4:00. It’s not been decided which ages would start when.
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Nenana Ice Classic tripod tips, but doesn’t trip clock
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Wolf kills dog on Juneau trailhead
 
 
 
 
Congratulations Lori Brewer!
By Ted Fioraliso: Anchorage business owner wins Small Business Person of the Year Award
 
 
 
 
By Justin Mitchell, Reuters: In Interior Alaska, soldiers relish their role in U.S. missile defense
 
 
 
 
Steller Watch May 1st: ~16 Sea Lion of the Month
 
 
 
 
By Wyatt Curtiss: The aviation-grade aluminum anniversary: Alaska Airlines celebrates 10 years of Aviation Day
Captain Tom Rogers has had a remarkable career in aviation. Since starting his career in the 1970s, he’s flown more than 100 types of aircraft on four continents (including the F-15), racking up more than 21,000 hours as a pilot.
Read more ->
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Mexican style corn

Alaska News April 30, 2018

By Associated Press: Alaska man charged with sexual abuse of 15-year-old girl
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Charges under consideration for Palmer shelter dog theft case
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Stolen $1,200 handgun recovered by Mountain View gun store employee
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: ‘He’s done this before’: Parent of alleged Loggins victim believes there are more
 
 
 
 
By Sidney Sullivan: DATA VIZ: Nenana Ice Classic…when to expect the ice to go out
 
 
 
 
By Devin Kelly: Audit flags questionable expenses at Anchorage School District
 
 
 
 
By Nathaniel Herz: In public, Alaska lawmakers have been making scant progress. But ‘we’re not stalled,’ says House speaker.
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: People spent $1.3 billion visiting Alaska’s national parks last year
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: SeaLife Center gets daunting chance to raise baby octopuses
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: ‘Go Baby Go’ event helps toddlers with mobile disabilities
 
 
 
 
Moms Everyday Alaska 719woman.com: Meal under $10: Margarita chicken with tabbouleh