Walker hopes to reframe the president’s perspective
Liz Ruskin, APRN – Anchorage
President Obama’s visit to Alaska is now less than a week away, and Gov. Bill Walker today told reporters his agenda for the presidential visit.
Gov. Walker continues to fight land into trust for Alaska tribes
Ben Matheson, KYUK – Bethel
Governor Walker is continuing the state’s appeal of a case that clears a path for Alaska tribes to put land into trust. Lawyers for the state filed an opening brief late Monday to appeal a ruling that overturns the so-called “Alaska exemption.”
Anchorage law firm intervenes on behalf of state in anti-Medicaid lawsuit
Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage
An Anchorage law firm is helping the state fight the Legislative Council’s lawsuit aimed at stopping Medicaid expansion.
Vets vent about poor VA care during listening sessions in Fairbanks, Kenai
Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks
Alaska military veterans testified yesterday at listening sessions in Kenai and Fairbanks about problems accessing federally funded health care benefits.
Comrades fondly remember Iraq War veteran ‘Eskimo Joe’
Lisa Phu, KTOO – Juneau
Earlier this month, a Juneau man died at Lemon Creek Correctional Center 12 hours after being booked on non-criminal charges.
El Nino, ‘The Blob’ prime Alaska for another warm winter
Robert Hannon, KUAC – Fairbanks
Alaskans can expect warmer, drier days this coming winter. That, according to the National Weather Service, is drawing on new tools and techniques to peer into the future.
Quitting meth: two teens tell their story
Anne Hillman, KSKA – Anchorage
Last spring, for our series “The Blind Spot” we spoke with two young women we’re calling Madison and Kylie — those aren’t their real names since one of them is a minor. They were both battling addictions to methanphedimine.