Alaska News Nightly: September 2, 2011

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Earthquake Causes Tsumani Scare
Alexandra Gutierrez, KUCB – Unalaska

A major earthquake near the Aleutian Islands meant a rude awakening but no damage for some Alaska residents.

Tanana Chiefs Conference Receives Suicide Grant
Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks

The Tanana Chiefs Conference is one of the recipients over 50 million dollars in youth suicide prevention grants announced yesterday for states and tribes across the country. 02

Sutton Coal Permit Up For Renewal
Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

The state has received an application from Usibelli Coal for a permit renewal for the Wishbone Hill coal mine.

Gay and Lesbian Community Seeks Legal Protections
Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

An initiative application that seeks to give legal protection for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in issues of employment, housing and public businesses was filed yesterday with the Anchorage municipal clerk.

National Search Launched for ASD Superintendent
Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage

The Anchorage School Board is ready to launch its search for a new district superintendent.

Potato Blight Surfaces in Palmer, Delta
Dan Bross, KUAC – Faibanks

Cases of potato blight on 2 Alaska farms have been controlled, but agriculture officials are warning Alaska gardeners to keep an eye out for the fungus that can destroy potato crops.

Ferry Returns to Service
Associated Press

The Alaska state ferry Fairweather will return to service this weekend.

Sculptors Turn  Stone Into Tradition

Today on AK: Art. And 300 Villages visits St Mary’s and Wainwright.

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