Tag: death

UAA’s Eurydice

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The Greek mythological tale of lost love and a journey to the underworld takes a new turn in Sarah Ruhl's play, Eurydice currently performing at the University of Alaska Department of Theatre and Dance. Join director Ty Hewitt along with actors Kimberly Allely and Angela Colavecchio this week on Stage Talk to hear all about it. Eurydice performs this weekend at the UAA Fine Arts Building Friday through Sunday. KSKA: Friday, March 4 at 2:45pm DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Dusk

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Providence Hospice is trying something new with its goal of providing important information about Advance Health Care Directives: a play. Playwright Bryan Harnetiaux has written a trilogy of end-of-life plays and one of these plays, Dusk (currently performing in various venues around the Anchorage area) concerns Gil (played by local actor Bill Cotton) who is facing those final decisions with his family. Laced with humor and pathos, Dusk goes into the community rather than performs in a theatre. This week on Stage Talk, Providence Hospice Program Director Pat Dooley and Volunteer Coordinator Vanessa Salinas come by to discuss the play and its positive affect. KSKA: Friday, Nov. 13 at 2:45 p.m. Listen Now:

Escaped Bear Found Shot to Death

Only a day after her companion Taquoka was shipped to a bear reserve in Sweden, Shaguyik, the escaped grizzly cub, was found shot to...

Alaska News Nightly: June 14, 2012

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Grounded Landing Craft near Kodiak will Float Soon. Rural Residents Struggle with Low King Returns on the Yukon. King Salmon Restrictions for Kenai, Kasilof Rivers. Alaska Will Collect Millions from Federal Grant Program. Escaped Bear Found Shot to Death. Polar Bear Researcher Wins Prestigious Conservation Award. Red Flag Training Gets Underway at Eielson. Redistricting Plan Back in Court. Lawmakers Discuss Issues with Redistricting Plan. Rural Students Share Thoughts on City Life

Mat-Su Officials Saddened By Rep. Gatto’s Passing

Matanuska Susitna Borough officials are saddened by Gatto’s passing. Patty Sullivan, now a spokesperson for the Borough and a former radio reporter who followed Gatto’s initial election campaigns, says he had a homespun sense of humor.

Rep. Carl Gatto Dies

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Rep. Carl Gatto died this morning. The Palmer Republican was battling prostate cancer and last week suffered kidney failure. His death was announced about 12:30 p.m. on the floor of the Alaska House of Representatives. He was 74.

Man Dies In Anchorage’s Karluk Manor

New Year’s Day brought the first death of a client at Anchorage’s Karluk Manor alcoholic housing facility.

Eight Charged In Death Of Stryker Brigade Soldier

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Eight Ft. Wainwright based soldiers are charged in connection with the death of a fellow Stryker Brigade member.

Congressman Young Says War in Afghanistan Can’t Be Won

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Today marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan, a mission that has cost nearly 18 hundred American lives, and many struggle to justify. Alaska Congressman Don Young has always opposed the war, he says America cannot win.

Jury Deliberates Bethel Murder Case

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The fate of two men accused of torturing and beating a man to death now rests in the hands of a jury. Jeff Hout of Bethel and Harry Williams of Kwethluk are facing first degree murder charges at the Bethel Courthouse for the killing of 19 year old Benjamin Kaiser of Hooper Bay last October.

Woman Found Dead in Midtown Anchorage

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Another street person has died outdoors in Anchorage. It happened behind a supermarket in midtown, and determination of the cause of death awaits toxicology test results. Lena Theresa Joseph, 44, didn't wake up Tuesday morning.

Juneau Man Killed After Vehicle Slips Off Jack

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A Juneau man is dead after his vehicle slipped off its jack while he was working on it Sunday afternoon. Joshua Beach, 31, was pinned under the car. Fire and Rescue responded, but life-saving measures were of no avail.

Man Dies in State Maximum Security Prison

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A man died in the state's maximum security prison in Seward and it is under investigation by the state Bureau of Investigation, who will not speculate on a cause of death for Egan J Tommy, 24, until they get a report from the state medical examiner.

Fort Wainwright Soldier Dies in IED Attack

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A Ft. Wainwright based soldier has died of injuries suffered in an IED. attack in Afghanistan. An Army statement says Specialist Christopher J. Marquis of Tampa Florida was guarding an entry when a vehicle carrying an improvised explosive device blew up.

Child Hit at Fairbanks School Crossing Dies

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A woman who drove through a Fairbanks school crossing and struck a child is now facing manslaughter charges, after the death yesterday of 11 year-old Jamison Thrun from Nome, of his injuries.

One Dies After South Anchorage Crash

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Sunday in South Anchorage a motorcycle struck a left turning vehicle on Dimond Boulevard. Investigation continues.

Seward Highway Collision Kills One

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A head-on collision between two pickup trucks Saturday on the Seward Highway outside of Girdwood killed a Kasilof man.

Two Die in Separate Incidents in Upper Susitna Valley

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State Troopers in the upper Susitna valley had a couple of fatals to deal with over the weekend.

Port Protection Man Found Towing Skiff Containing Dead Body

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Sunday Alaska State Troopers arrived at a houseboat near Port Protection, on Prince of Wales Island, to find a drunk man piloting a skiff, towing a second skiff with a dead body in it.

Man Dies in Dalton Highway Accident

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A man in a motorcycle tour group died Sunday when his vehicle apparently slipped on the Dalton Highway.