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Emily Russell, KNOM - Nome

Port commission discusses Nome’s role in the future of Arctic shipping

Port commission discusses Nome’s role in the future of Arctic shipping

Nome’s role in the future of Arctic shipping was the main topic of discussion at the most recent meeting of the Nome Port Commission. With the summer shipping season in full swing, harbormaster Lucas Stotts said the port had a busy July, emphasizing that, “both docks are completely jam-packed full until August 2.”

Matthew Smith, KNOM - Nome

Cathay Pacific flight makes emergency landing at Shemya air station

Cathay Pacific flight makes emergency landing at Shemya air station

A Cathay Pacific flight en route from Hong Kong to Los Angeles Wednesday morning has made an emergency landing at an Aleutian Islands military airport.

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage

Sockeye Plea… Not Guilty

Sockeye Plea… Not Guilty

Sockeye Wildfire suspects waived arraignment in state court in Palmer on Tuesday.

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Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage

Matanuska River Erosion Continues To Threaten Sutton Homes

Matanuska River Erosion Continues To Threaten Sutton Homes

The dramatic surge of the Matanuska River during the past few days has pushed families from some homes and is continuing to threaten others.

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Greta Mart, KHNS - Haines

Southeast Alaska State Fair Readies for Lift-Off!

The Motet. Photo courtesy of artist, shared via KHNS.org.

It’s the last week in July and in Haines, that means time for the Southeast Alaska State Fair. The annual event draws crowds and entries from around the state and beyond.

Lori Townsend, APRN - Anchorage

As Subsistence Foods Become Scarce, Kivalina Celebrates A New Store

Kivalina's new store, owned by ANICA, celebrated its opener with hot dogs and hamburgers for all. Photo: Janet Mitchell.

It’s been a festive day in the northwest Arctic community of Kivalina today as residents celebrate the grand opening of a new store. It’s an end to eight months of struggle with limited supplies after Kivalina’s store burned to the ground last December.

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KSKA Program Schedule: A Fresh New Line Up

KSKA Program Schedule: A Fresh New Line Up

Starting August 1, KSKA is rolling out a new program schedule, complete with new programs and some of your favorite old programs at new times.

Arctic Paddling Trips

Arctic Paddling Trips

Rivers are the highways of the North. That’s been true since human beings first arrived in North America, and it is still true across a vast expanse of Alaska and Canada that is practical to cross in the summer by no other means. On the next Outdoor Explorer, we’re talking about floating these long, remote rivers and the journeys you can make into solitude and into your own mind, as the banks slide quietly by.

KSKA: Thursday, July 30, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Anchorage in 1915: Its Founding and Significance to the World

Anchorage in 1915: Its Founding and Significance to the World

With the Anchorage centennial having arrived, the city is looking forward to what the next hundred years hold. Preston Jones, Ph.D., puts a century of growth and progress into perspective, and explores how Anchorage became the base of American power in the North.

KSKA: Tuesday, July 28 at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

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Alaska’s budget woes and the effects on public safety

Budget cuts are creating stress for communities trying to keep their citizens safe with fewer dollars for law enforcement. In a state with staggering statistics for violence and sexual assault, how can municipalities, cities, and villages keep the peace amid jail closures, fewer troopers and local police.

APRN: Tuesday, 7/28 at 10:00am

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‘The Hijacked Brain’ — Addiction and Recovery

‘The Hijacked Brain’ — Addiction and Recovery

Addiction costs society millions in productivity, is one of the major contributing factors to incarceration, and takes a devastating toll on individuals and families from every socioeconomic background. Why do millions of people struggle daily to maintain a sober lifestyle despite the fact that the consequences are so severe? Join host Prentiss Pemberton and his guests as they explore what can be done to treat this devastating condition.

KSKA: Monday, July 27, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

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Non-profits and their role in Alaska

Non-profits and their role in Alaska

Alaska has somewhere between 5,000 and 6,000 non-profits, and their important role in supporting community needs throughout the state is undeniable. Today we’ll be examining that role, and how it has grown over the past half century.

KSKA: Friday, July 24, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 25, at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Friday, July 24, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 25, at 4:30 p.m.

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Pulse Dance Company

Pulse Dance Company

Stephanie Wonchala, Artistic Director for Pulse Dance Company drops by the studio this week to let us know what’s happening with the company and also what’s coming up next season.

KSKA: Friday, July 24. at 2:45 p.m.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Sockeye Fire Defendants Plead Not Guilty; Matanuska River Erosion Continues to Threaten Homes; Without Troopers, Girdwood Looks For New Law Enforcement; Anchorage’s Homeless Community Endures 6th Death in 2 Weeks; Murkowski Fends Off Thorny Add-Ons To Energy Bill; Wet Weather Gives Firefighters The Edge; As Subsistence Foods Become More Scarce, Kivalina Welcomes A New Store; Teachers’ Field Trip: Lessons from the Mendenhall Glacier; Watzituya: Naknek’s One-Stop Shop for Nets, Coffee, Counseling

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