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300 Villages: Chitna

This week we’re heading to Chitna, a town of about 125 people on the Copper River. Judy Block is the administrator of the Chitna Traditional Indian Village Council.

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August 22, 2014 - 2:13 pm
Postpartum Distress: Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts

Postpartum Distress: Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts

The vast majority of new moms will at some point experience disturbing thoughts about their newborn children. These thoughts are extremely difficult — shameful, even, for some women — but they’re also normal. Join Line One host Prentiss Pemberton and international expert Karen Kleinman on the next Line One for a continued discussion on maternal mental health.

KSKA: Monday, August 25, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.

August 22, 2014 - 11:00 am

Alaska News Nightly: August 21, 2014

Alaska Serial Killer Robert Hansen Dies at 75; Anchorage Attorney Hired In Cases Against Bethel Police; Yukon River Kings Meet Escapement Goal, But Not Yet In The Clear; $1M Ad Buy Targets Begich for Absenteeism; Mat-Su Stares Down Deadline to Repay $12M For Failed Ferry System; A 25-year Look at the Anchorage Youth Court; Touring By Tesla: From The Mexico Border to Fairbanks; Tlingit Expert, Linguist and Writer Dies at 91; Ice Bucket Challenge Splashes Into Petersburg

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August 21, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Alaska News Nightly: August 20, 2014

Begich Says ‘Bring It On’; Oil Tax Referendum Opponents Declare Victory; Oil Vote Goes Down In State Record Books as the Most Expensive Issue Race; Report: Alaskans Aren’t All That Healthy; A Susitna Valley Farm Sells Its Produce Close to Home; Yup’ik Voters Give Ballot Translation Mixed Reviews; Indian Village Totem Poles Come Down in Juneau; Peninsula Women Swim Across Kachemak Bay

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August 20, 2014 - 5:40 pm

Oil Industry Puts $10M Into Oil Vote

The referendum was the most expensive issue race over a ballot measure in the state history, with the oil industry putting in more than $10 million to defeat the measure. Referendum sponsors spent a fraction of that amount, with a little over half a million raised.

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August 20, 2014 - 5:39 pm
Dan Sullivan Wins GOP Bid; Results In for Other Races

Dan Sullivan Wins GOP Bid; Results In for Other Races

Former Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan won the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. He will run against incumbent Democrat Mark Begich who easily won renomination Tuesday. Sullivan took 40 percent of the vote, 8 points ahead of Fairbanks Attorney Joe Miller. Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell finished third with about 25 percent of the vote.

Dan Sullivan: 40.05%
Mead Treadwell: 24.91%
Joe Miller: 32.02%

August 20, 2014 - 5:45 am
Ballot Measure 1 – Oil Tax Referendum

Ballot Measure 1 – Oil Tax Referendum

Last year the Legislature narrowly passed Senate Bill 21, which offers tax cuts to encourage more drilling in the wake of declining oil production statewide. Today, Alaska voters have the opportunity to repeal the cuts laid out under SB 21. Those voting “yes” on Ballot Measure 1 are voting to repeal the cuts. Those voting “no” are electing to leave the tax reform as it stands under Senate Bill 21.

Current poll numbers are being pulled from the Alaska Division of Elections webpage.

YES: 47.78%
NO: 52.22%

98.6% of precincts reporting.

August 19, 2014 - 9:07 pm

2014 Candidates for Alaska Legislature – Primaries

Two-term incumbent Eric Feige lost his race for House District 9 to challenger Bill Colver. Benny Nageak narrowly keeps his seat in House District 40 (Barrow/Kotzebue) after a tight race against Dean Westlake. Over in Fairbanks’ House District 3, incumbent Tammie Wilson won over incumbent Doug Isaacson; the two were pitted against each other due to redistricting.

August 19, 2014 - 8:44 pm

Alaska News Nightly: August 15, 2014

US Arctic Rep Visits, Tours Alaska; Regulators Issue Trespass Notices for Kuskokwim Vessels; Joe Miller Says He’ll Back One of His GOP Rivals If He Loses the Primary; House District 3 Primary: Mostly Agreement – And A Few Key Differences; New Sealaska CEO Plans Big Investments in Southeast; AK: A Kinder, Gentler Militia? Alaska’s Militia Rebrands Itself; 300 Villages: Healy

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August 15, 2014 - 4:47 pm

300 Villages: Healy

This week we’re headed to Healy, a small community on the fringes of Denali National Park. Clay Walker is mayor of the Denali Borough.

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August 15, 2014 - 2:29 pm

Alaska News Nightly: August 13, 2014

Sen. Begich Courts Votes in Rural Alaska; APRN Hosts Statewide Debate with GOP Candidates, Sullivan Declines to Participate; FAA Advises Pilots on GPS Problems as Air Force Training Jams Signals; Bethel Residents Press City Council on Police Brutality Allegations; New UAF Student Fee to Cover Facility Upgrade, Other Projects; Juneau School District Brings In Attorney to Investigate Hazing Allegations; Cordova Hiker Mauled By Brown Bear; A Big Comeback for Kotzebue’s Commercial Fishery; Stream Restoration On Kuiu Island Nears Completion

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August 13, 2014 - 5:31 pm

Alaska News Nightly: August 12, 2014

Oil Tax Referendum Spurs a Neighborly Sign War; Ad Claims Treadwell’s Company Erodes Privacy; Bethel Tribal Leaders Speak Out on Police Brutality Allegations; Tribal Groups Disagree on Stakes of B.C. Mine Projects; ANTHC Program To Monitor Toxicity in Subsistence Foods; Body of Wilderness Classic Racer Recovered From Tana River; Court Orders A Second Look At Controversial Fisheries Observer Program

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August 12, 2014 - 5:31 pm

Algo Nuevo: August 10, 2014

Here’s the Sunday, August 10, 2014 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

August 12, 2014 - 4:18 pm
Sen. Murkowski On Issues Alaskans Face

Sen. Murkowski On Issues Alaskans Face

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski will brief the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce on news from Washington, D.C., that matters to Alaskans. Natural resource development, the state’s economy, health care reform and global climate change are just some of the issues Alaskans face. How are these topics being handled by lawmakers in Washington?

August 12, 2014 - 12:30 pm
Running and Your Health

Running and Your Health

Running has beneficial effects on lipoproteins levels, improves blood pressure and diabetes control and may even prevent type 2 diabetes. It clearly helps increase bone density, may decrease the risk of dementia and/or cognitive decline, reduces stress, anxiety, and depression, and helps prevent and treat obesity. It has some risks but doesn’t cost much. So why don’t more people run? Learn more about the effect running has on your health with Line One host Dr. Thad Woodard and guests.

KSKA: Monday, August 18, 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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August 12, 2014 - 11:00 am

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, August 8, 2014

Project Chariot – A Nuclear Legacy in Point Hope; With Capitol Renovations on Schedule, Contractors Get More Work; Early Tests Show B.C. Tailings Spillwater Is ‘Safe’; Westward Plant Workers Face Air Pollution Charges; New Geotags May Shed Light on Auklet Migrations; Fairbanks Fimmaker Rolls Out Plans For Yup’ik Themed Movie; AK: Farming Off the Grid; 300 Villages: Port Lions

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August 8, 2014 - 4:46 pm
Republican U.S. Senate Debate

Republican U.S. Senate Debate

As Republicans try to regain control of the U.S. Senate, Alaska’s race is attracting new levels of national attention and an unprecedented volume of Outside money. Three Republicans are running for the chance to take on Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Begich in the November election. One is Alaska Lt. Governor and entrepreneur, Mead Treadwell. Ex-DNR commissioner and former Alaska attorney general Dan Sullivan is also vying for the job. And third, Joe Miller, a combat veteran and Yale Law School grad who calls his rivals too moderate. Hear all three at a debate hosted by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce.

KSKA: Tuesday, August 12, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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August 8, 2014 - 12:30 pm
The Brain, Emotion and Social Behavior

The Brain, Emotion and Social Behavior

What is the source of emotions in the brain? How do emotions affect behavior? Why do humans even have emotions? We will discuss these questions and learn more about the brain, emotion, and social behavior on the next Line One program with guest Anchorage neuropsychologist Dr Deborah Gideon.

KSKA: Monday, August 11, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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August 8, 2014 - 11:00 am

Anchorage candidate faces residency dispute

Last election cycle, state legislator Mia Costello’s opponents falsely alleged that she didn’t actually live in the Sand Lake neighborhood of Anchorage that she represents. Now, similar charges are being levied in the same district — but against a new candidate.

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August 7, 2014 - 6:04 pm

Alaska News Nightly: August 7, 2014

Eielson A Frontrunner to House F-35 Fighter Jets; Mat-Su Asked to Return $12.3M in Federal Grants for Ferry Project; Mud-Slinging Ratchets Up In U.S. Senate Republican Primary; Murkowski Demands Begich Stop Using Her Image in Campaign Ads; Teen Who Allegedly Struck, Killed Anchorage Cyclist To Be Tried As An Adult; Anchorage Candidate Stares Down Residency Dispute; Alaska Entrepreneurs Host Pitch Slam Aboard A Moving Train; Juneau Whale Watching Captain Arrested for Allegedly Driving Boat Intoxicated.

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August 7, 2014 - 5:34 pm