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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 2, 2015

Cross-Border Salmon Dispute Puts A Damper on Summer Troll Opener; Bristol Bay Sockeye: A Run on the Brink?; Berkowitz Emphasizes New Tone for a New Anchorage in Inaugural Address; Anchorage’s 2014-2015 Snowfall Levels Lowest on Record; Alaska’s Shoreline Erosion Rate Among Highest Worldwide; Parasite Plagues Some Yukon Kings; Hjalmar “Ofi” Olson, Bristol Bay Elder, Dies at 75; Sea Shanties, Scurvy, and a Sailboat Regatta Without Wind

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July 2, 2015

Cross-Border Salmon Dispute Puts A Damper on Summer Troll Opener

Harbors emptied throughout Southeast this week as fishermen headed out for the beginning of the summer troll season. July 1 marks the annual start of the summer’s first king salmon opener — the most lucrative time of the year for many trollers.

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July 2, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Walker Delays Payment on Oil Tax Credits; $8.5M In Cuts to Troopers Spread a Thin Force Even Thinner; Shell Gets Federal Approval to Head North, With Some Stipulations; Sand Point Post Office Burglars Sentenced; Citizens Asked To Weigh In On A Proposed Liquor Store in Bethel; Marriage Equality and Mourning: Mildred Boesser Fought Until the End; A Psychologist Follows His Slow-Roasted, Highly Caffeinated Dream; Flying Karamazovs and Friends Bring Chautauqua Spirit to Juneau

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July 1, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Shell Gets Federal Approval to Head North, With Some Stipulations; Study: Climate Change Is A Chief Threat to Polar Bears; On His Way Out, Mayor Sullivan Collects A Couple Souvenirs; State Lifts Burn Ban, OKs Fireworks Before the 4th; In Petersburg, Childcare Shortage Leaves Parents Hanging; Study: Kings Are Smaller Than They Used To Be; Kenai Borough Re-Evaluates Controversial Fish Habitat Protections

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June 30, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 29, 2015

A Dark View of Arctic Geopolitics; Shell’s Arctic Drilling Rig Arrives to Dutch Harbor; Gov. Walker Signs Fuels Tax Increase; What the Supreme Court’s Redistricting Decision Means For Alaska; Kachemak Residents Buck A Hatchery Proposal in Tutka Bay; Katmai Bear Cams Draw International Audience of Millions; Bristol Bay Salmon Camp: ‘Can We Eat the Fin?’

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June 29, 2015

Algo Nuevo: June 21, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, June 21, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the… Read More

June 29, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 26, 2015

ACLU-Alaska Applauds SCOTUS Marriage Decision; Efforts Underway to Recover 9 Plane Crash Victims; Budget Cuts Sideline 3 of Alaska’s 11 Ferries; Senator Calls on Governor to Expand Medicaid; How David Holthouse Decided to Out the ‘Bogeyman’; Juneau Soccer Camp Grooms Players for the International Field; AK: The Journey to Bristol Bay’s Fishing Grounds; 49 Voices: Will Ross from Anchorage

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June 26, 2015
Andrew didn’t intend to make a radio story–he just wanted to listen to people. Photo: Transom/PRX.

Walking Across America: Advice for a Young Man

Andrew Forsthoefel set out at age 23 to walk across America, East to West, 4000 miles, with a sign on him that said, “Walking to Listen.” This hour, co-produced with Jay Allison, tracks his epic journey. It’s a coming of age story, and a portrait of this country — big-hearted, wild, innocent, and wise. Outdoor Explorer returns next week.

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

June 26, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 25, 2015

Plane With 9 On Board Crashes in Misty Fjords; ‘Northern Edge’ Military Exercise Returns to Alaska After 4-Year Hiatus; State Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Subsidies; E. Coli Detected in Haines’ Water Supply; Partial Evacuations Underway in Aniak and Chuathbaluk; Sled Dogs Safe, But Musher Stays To Protect Fire-Threatened Homestead; Soldotna Lodge Opens Doors to Fire Victims 2 Years Running; Ready.. Set… Sparc!; Historic Juneau Park Becomes an Oasis for Alaska Artists

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June 25, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Sen. Sullivan Says VA Must Own Up to ‘Alaska Crisis'; Rep. Young – A Lonely GOP Voice for Puerto Rico Statehood; Surveyors Climb Denali To Settle Dispute Over Its Height; 5.8-Magnitude Quake Rattles Mainland Alaska; Juneau Police Chief Calls Secondhand Goods Ordinance ‘Extremely Successful'; HIV Testing Events Open Access For Those Unsure; Wildfire Hinders Salmon Harvest on the Yukon; KSM Mine Targets Richer Ore While Seeking Investors; Bloom Boom: Juneau Farmer Joins Alaska Peony Rush

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June 24, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Conservation Groups Say Shell’s Drilling Plan Violate Walrus Rule; Interior Alaska Ablaze With Lightning-Ignited Fires; Crews Stage in Kalskag to Quell An Upshot in Wildfires; 55 Homes Destroyed by Sockeye Fire, According to New Estimate; Two Volcanoes Under Watch in the Aleutians; A Collaborative Classroom Drives Team Learning; Guide Academy Helps Locals Land Jobs At Sportfishing Lodges; French Company Courts Petersburg As A Cruise Destination

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June 23, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 22, 2015

‘Fairbanks Four’ Suspect Paroled; Economic Report Assesses Potential for A Recession in Alaska; GOP Presidential Candidate Announces Alaska Team; Wildfire Threatens Nulato; Village Evacuates Upriver; Conflicting Water Rights at the Heart of Chuitna Mining Debate; Breaking the Link Between Childhood Trauma And Suicide; Online Map Keeps Tabs on the Lay of Juneau’s Cemetery

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June 22, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 12, 2015

Mixed Feelings On A New Company’s Plans To Drill in Cook Inlet; Maritime Group Approves Aleutian Shipping ‘Buffer Zones'; NOAA Investigates Steller Sea Lion Deaths Near Cordova; Advocacy Group Puts Setnet Restriction Measure on the Ballot; Cameras May Remedy Gripes With Alaska’s Fisheries Observer Program; Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Visits Fairbanks; 49 Voices: Matt Williams of Anchorage; AK: Ice Dance

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June 12, 2015
Murkowski Votes ‘Nay’ on Icebreaker Provision in Defense Bill

Murkowski Votes ‘Nay’ on Icebreaker Provision in Defense Bill

In Congress Thursday morning, a U.S. senator proposed adding nearly a billion dollars to a Defense spending bill to acquire an icebreaker – and that senator was not from Alaska. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is normally an ardent advocate for more icebreaking capacity, but she felt compelled to vote against the icebreaker amendment.

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June 11, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 11, 2015

Legislature Verges on Gaveling Out; ‘Erin’s Law’ Unanimously Passes In the Senate; Murkowski Votes ‘Nay’ on Icebreaker Provision in Defense Bill; Rep. Young Lobbies To Offer Land Allotments For Alaska Native Vietnam Vets; ACA Subsidies For Alaskans May Be In Jeopardy; Orthodox Cathedral Desecrated During Vandalism Spree in Kodiak; Low Oil Prices Haven’t Reached Dillingham; Flight Service from Alaska to Russia’s Far East To Resume; Feds to Investigate Groundwater Contamination in North Pole; State Study Shows 60% Wolf Decline on POW; Race To Alaska Competitors Close In On Ketchikan

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June 11, 2015

State Consolidates Two Divisions in Dept. of Labor

Gov. Bill Walker will take a modest step toward streamlining state government by combining two divisions within the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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June 10, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Key Provisions of Erin’s Law Restored; Village Crime Victims Need Intervention, Senators Told; State Consolidates Two Divisions in Dept. of Labor; Lawyers Say Walker Can Act On Medicaid Without the Legislature; Fairbanks Man Likely Contracted Measles in Mongolia; State Budget Cuts Squeeze Wildland Firefighters; New Marijuana Restrictions Regulate Secondhand Smoke; Nikiski Seeks More Law Enforcement as Petty Crime Booms; Study Investigates Water Contamination in North Pole; With Seconds to Spare, Coast Guard Rescues Crew of Kupreanof

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June 10, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Budget Negotiators Agree on Per-Pupil School Funding; Coal Lawsuit Results In Little Change; Coastal Communities Protest Naval Activity in the Gulf of Alaska; Rep. Don Young Marries on 82nd Birthday; NOAA Survey Ships Depart for Arctic; Wood Bison Get Acquainted With Their New Habitat; Deciphering the Journey of Bristol Bay Smolt; Budget Woes Hurt Small Spuds; Kinetic Energy, A Ball and An Unlikely Path to Art; Odess: ‘Sitka Opened Her Arms To Me’

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June 9, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 8, 2015

North Pacific Council Cuts Bycatch Caps; Critics Say It’s Not Enough; Governor’s Weekend Think Tank Hits on PFD, Tax Structure; Sen. Sullivan Moves D.C. Office to Hart Building; Army Combat Camp Focuses on New-School Techniques; Innovative Program Brings Dental Care to Underserved Alaskans; Homeless Teens Find Help at ‘My House'; Juneau Symphony Names Troy Quinn its Newest Conductor

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June 8, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: June 5, 2015

FEC Hits Sullivan Campaign With $3k Fine; Governor’s Weekend Retreat To Look Beyond Budget Impasse; Bragaw Extension Stumbles Over Land-Use Regs; Court Allows Pebble v. EPA to Proceed; Rotating Propeller Kills Wasilla Man in Wrangell-St. Elias; Panel Advises Trimming Halibut Bycatch in the Bering Sea; Kuskokwim River Residents Face Early Season Restrictions; On International Donut Day, Kobuk Has You Covered; AK: Tundra Love; 49 Voices: Sheila Arkell of Eagle River

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June 5, 2015