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Alexandra Gutierrez, APRN - Juneau

House Republicans: Take It Or Leave It

After weeks of an impasse, House Republicans have a new message for Democrats: Take our latest budget package, or we’ll go around you.

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Nome Superior Court Judge accused of ethics violations

Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley has been accused of violating the Alaska Code of Judicial Conduct.

Daysha Eaton, KYUK - Bethel

Bethel Man Arraigned on Murder Charge After Weekend Stabbing of Girlfriend

Bethel Man Arraigned on Murder Charge After Weekend Stabbing of Girlfriend

A man accused of killing his girlfriend in Bethel over the weekend was arraigned Tuesday. Twenty-four-year-old Justine Paul appeared by video from the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center.

Alexandra Gutierrez, APRN - Juneau

With Budget Talks Stalled, Republicans See Out With Permanent Fund Shift

The House’s Republican Majority is moving forward with a contingency plan to tap the rainy day account without Democratic support. The bill would shift money around the Permanent Fund without using it to plug the state’s multi-billion-dollar deficit.

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Daysha Eaton, KYUK - Bethel

Heroin Hits Home: City of Bethel Forms Heroin Task Force

Heroin Hits Home: City of Bethel Forms Heroin Task Force

Heroin use in Alaska is on the rise. This is the second in a series of three stories about the impacts of heroin in Bethel and how the community is fighting it. The City of Bethel is organizing a multi-agency heroin task force.

Daysha Eaton, KYUK - Bethel

Heroin Hits Home: A Bethel Woman’s Struggle to Get Clean

Black tar heroin is one form of the narcotic that’s reached rural Alaska. Photo courtesy Alaska Department of Public Safety.

Federal officials say in 2014 they intercepted nearly ten times as much heroin coming into Alaska than in 2013. The growing use of the drug is impacting urban and rural areas. This is the first in a series of three stories about the impacts of heroin in Bethel and how the community is fighting it. It begins with one woman’s struggle to get clean in Bethel.

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Action and Scenic Photography

Action and Scenic Photography

Using a camera to capture the spectacular places and outdoor sports we love can seem like an impossible task. On the next Outdoor Explorer, join us with two guests who have dedicated their lives to making amazing photographs that bring the outdoors to life.

KSKA: Thursday, May 28, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.

A visit to Coyote Garden

A visit to Coyote Garden

Come visit the world-famous Coyote Garden in Willow with Les Brake as your guide.

Healthcare Costs in Alaska

Healthcare Costs in Alaska

Heathcare costs are rising, and things here are already more expensive in Alaska than they are in the Lower 48. How does the cost of healthcare affect the state’s fiscal future? That’s up for debate at a forum hosted by Alaska Common Ground.

KSKA: Tuesday, May 26, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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The Legislative Special Session

Lawmakers have gaveled out of the Governor’s special session without acting on his requests of fully funding the state budget, expanding medicaid and passing sexual abuse prevention legislation, known as Erin’s law for schools. Legislators have now called themselves into special session. What changes when lawmakers make the call?

APRN: Tuesday, 5/26 at 10:00am

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Scared Scriptless

Scared Scriptless

Kristen Doogan, co-owner, performer and director of one of Anchorage’s most popular improv groups, Scared Scriptless joins Stage Talk today to talk about the history of the company, the nature of Improvisation and just what goes on in the heads of all those improv actors as they “make up” hilarious scenes at the drop of a hat. Scared Scriptless performs this Saturday, 5/23 at the Snow Goose Performing Arts Theatre.

KSKA: Friday, May 22, at 2:45 p.m.
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The Legislature’s Second Special Session

With the state legislature now gaveled in to a second special session in the new Legislative Information Office in Anchorage, major state issues are under debate, namely the state’s operating budget.

KSKA: Friday, 5/22, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, 5/23, at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Friday, 5/22, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 5/23, at 4:30 p.m.
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Air Quality and Lung Health for Athletes

Air Quality and Lung Health for Athletes

The air you breathe keeps you alive, and it should always be pure and healthy, but for outdoor athletes, air quality means much more, whether you’re an elite runner or if you are just huffing and puffing up a hill on your bicycle. On today’s show, we’re going to learn about both parts of this equation: the quality of our air in Anchorage and around Alaska, and how our bodies handle the air, including how our lungs respond to pollution.

KSKA: Thursday, May 21, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Heroin Hits Home: A Bethel Woman’s Struggle to Get Clean; With Legislature At An Impasse, One Alaskan Suggests A Kickstart; Nome Neighbors’ Lawsuit on Sled Dog Noise, Smell Dismissed; Smokejumpers Race to Divert Seventy Mile Fire From Community of Eagle; Alaska Muskrat Populations Are Rebounding; ‘Summer of Blubber’ Broadcasting Live From Round Island; Houston: Ready To Turn Out the Lights; Building a Community, One Hip Hop Move At A Time

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