Newtok Tribal Governance Dispute Settled By Federal Panel
Daysha Eaton, KYUK – Bethel
A federal appeals panel has sided with the new leaders in a tribal power dispute that has complicated efforts to relocate a badly eroded village in western Alaska.
Budget Cuts Tighten Local Law Departments in Southeast
Angela Denning, KFSK – Petersburg
Fewer crimes in Petersburg could be prosecuted in the near future. At least that’s what the Petersburg Borough fears might happen with budget cuts to the regional D.A.’s office.
3-Year-Old Child Shoots, Kills Himself In Anchorage Home
Officials say a 3-year-old boy shot and killed himself inside an Anchorage home.
Troopers Puzzle Over Plane Found On Knik Mudflats Sans Pilot, Passengers
A small airplane was found Friday morning on Knik Arm mudflats near a small Anchorage airport but state and federal authorities say they don’t know who was on board.
Juneau Swimmers Bring Home Gold From Special Olympics World Games
Lisa Phu, KTOO – Juneau
Two Juneau swimmers returned from the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles with five medals.
Special Olympics Athlete Returns Home in Kodiak to Fanfare
Kayla Desroches, KMXT – Kodiak
Twenty-seven-year-old Kodiak resident Brittany Tregarthen represented the United States in powerlifting at this year’s Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.
Unified Voice Needed for Federal Response to BC Mines
Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – Juneau
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott says Alaskans need a unified voice to push the federal government to question mines across the border in British Columbia.
AIDEA Shares Info On 16 Interior Energy Project Proposals
Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority has released some details on proposals to supply natural gas to the Interior Energy Project.
SEC Charges Miller Energy Execs With Cooking the Books
Miller Energy Resources Inc. and two of its former executives have been charged with inflating the values of the company’s oil and gas properties in Alaska by more than $400 million.
AK: Like A Seafaring Santa, Kachemak’s Mailman Always Hits His Route
Shady Grove Oliver, KBBI – Homer
Like many rural areas, the south side of Kachemak Bay doesn’t get traditional mail service. Instead, its communities rely on a mail boat to deliver to small postal drop offs. It’s the kind of job that attracts a special type of person who’s willing to make the trek across the bay, rain or shine, snow or ice, twice a week, every week, year-round. There the mailman takes the shape of a 60-something ex-fisherman who’s been on the job for nearly 30 years.
49 Voices: Brandon Hall From Resolution Brewing Company in Anchorage
Anne Hillman, KSKA – Anchorage
This week we’re talking with Brandon Hall, the head brewer at Resolution Brewing Company, which opened a few months ago in Anchorage’s Mountain View neighborhood, who first came to Alaska with the Air Force after college.