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Zach Hughes, KSKA - Anchorage

Anchorage Police Take 14-Year-Old Into Custody After Sunday Shooting Death

Anchorage Police Take 14-Year-Old Into Custody After Sunday Shooting Death

Suspect in custody has been referred to the Department of Juvenile Justice.

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Anne Hillman, KSKA - Anchorage

Proposed ASD budget includes 24 new teachers

The Anchorage School District’s proposed $770 million budget for next year includes 24 new teaching positions and only cuts four administrative positions.

Anne Hillman, KSKA - Anchorage

Anchorage 6th graders staying put

Anchorage sixth graders are not moving schools. The Anchorage School Board voted on Monday to keep the school structure the same.

Alexandra Gutierrez, APRN - Anchorage

With New Regents, Walker Alters Geographic Makeup of University Board

With four members, Fairbanks now has the most representation on the 11-person board. A spokesperson for the governor says the governor desired “more regional representation.”

Lauren Rosenthal, KUCB - Unalaska

Aleutian Sanctuary Proposal Stalls Out

Aleutian Sanctuary Proposal Stalls Out

The federal government has turned down a request to create a vast marine reserve around the Aleutian Islands.

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Shaylon Cochran, KDLL - Kenai

Subsistence Community Allowed To Use Set Gillnets On Kenai, Kasilof Rivers

A new fishery approved by the Federal Subsistence Board last week will allow the use of set gill nets on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers.

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Josh Edge, APRN - Anchorage

Bristol Bay Sockeye’s Prey Quality Affected By Ocean Temperature

Bristol Bay Sockeye’s Prey Quality Affected By Ocean Temperature

Having healthy and plentiful returns of salmon each season is an important issue to subsistence, sport and commercial fishermen alike. But, relatively little is known about what happens to the fish once they leave their spawning grounds and head out to sea. A group of scientists have started investigating a piece of the puzzle in a survey of juvenile Bristol Bay sockeye salmon.

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Daysha Eaton, KYUK - Bethel

Foraker Says Bethel Residents Out-Give Urban Alaskans

(Courtesy of Foraker Group)

A recent study about Alaska non-profits confirms what many in the field know: that federal grant money has been drying up over the past couple of years. On the other hand, it shows that non-profits are developing new revenue streams, and counting on personal giving, particularly in rural areas.

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Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska - Juneau

Business Leaders Meet For Innovation Summit

More than 200 business leaders, researchers and policy-makers gather in Juneau this week for the 2015 Innovation Summit.

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Annie Ropeik, KUCB - Unalaska

Two Indicted After Break-In at Sand Point Post Office

(Credit: Austin Roof/KSDP)

Two Sand Point men are facing federal charges after allegedly breaking into the town’s post office in late December. Sheldon Shuravloff, 21, and Keith Lee Wilson, Jr., 18, were indicted Thursday on charges of burglary with intent to commit larceny, and conspiracy to commit burglary.

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Leila Kheiry, KRBD - Ketchikan

Family Worried About Missing Ketchikan Man

Family Worried About Missing Ketchikan Man

A Ketchikan man has been missing for nearly a month, with no evidence that he left the island.

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Emily Schwing, KUAC - Fairbanks

Mushers Hand Off Their Drop Bags In Anticipation Of 2015 Yukon Quest

Mushers Hand Off Their Drop Bags In Anticipation Of 2015 Yukon Quest

Yukon Quest mushers dropped off all the food and gear they’ll need for the 1000-mile sled dog race in both Fairbanks and Whitehorse, Yukon over the weekend.

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Liz Ruskin, APRN

Walker, Delegation Irked By President’s ANWR Proposal

President Obama is proposing the largest ever wilderness designation in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which would forever put the coastal plain off-limits to oil and gas development.

Zach Hughes, KSKA - Anchorage

Alaska Military Bases Could Lose 11,100 Troops Amid National Drawdown

Municipal Manager George Vakalis briefed members of the Anchorage Assembly on news that Army downsizing, and ongoing efforts to coordinate with stakeholders.

Zach Hughes, KSKA - Anchorage

Joint Session to Address Marijuana Decriminalization As Municipalities Scramble to Regulate

Senate Bill 30 has a deadline of February 24th in order to meet the requirements of Ballot Measure 2.

Republican Senator Lesil McGuire of Anchorage has introduced the first large-scale bill regulating marijuana like alcohol in Alaska. The measure includes fine points that lawmakers, police, and the public need to adapt November’s Ballot Measure 2 into a legal framework.

Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska - Juneau

Walker Names Transportation Commissioner

There’s a new boss at the state agency overseeing, roads, airports and ferries. Gov. Bill Walker on Friday named Marc Luiken as his commissioner of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.

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Independent Generation of Electricity

It’s power politics of an electrifying kind.  What should the rules be for selling independently generated power to utilities, who have borrowed money and invested heavily to assure reliability for their customers?

APRN: Tuesday, 1/27 at 10:00 a.m.

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AK: Rescue Training

In 2014, Alaska’s Air National Guard rescued more than 90 people. They picked up individuals from downed aircrafts, snow machines that fell through ice, and lost hikers in the wilderness.

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300 Villages

300 Villages: Lower Kalskag

This week, we’re heading to Lower Kalskag – a community of about 250 people on the Kuskokwim River. Janet Evan is the city clerk in Lower Kalskag.

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Alaska News Nightly: January 26, 2015

Murkowski Says Obama Plans 3 Gut Punches to Alaska Economy This Week; Aleutian Sanctuary Proposal Stalls Out; Subsistence Community Allowed To Use Set Gillnets On Kenai, Kasilof Rivers; Fish Commissioner Names New Habitat Director; Bristol Bay Sockeye’s Prey Quality Affected By Ocean Temperature; Foraker Says Bethel Residents Out-Give Urban Alaskans; Business Leaders Meet For Innovation Summit; Two Indicted After Break-In at Sand Point Post Office; Family Worried About Missing Ketchikan Man; Mushers Hand Off Their Drop Bags In Anticipation Of 2015 Yukon Quest

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