State Ferry Union Averts Strike; Juneau Police Reach Community One Cup Of Coffee At A Time; Comment Period on FEMA Disaster Declaration To Close; Cold, Wet Front Drops 3 Inches of Snow On Deadhorse; ‘You’ve Got To Defend It’ – Denali Celebrates Wilderness Act 50th; NSF Earmarks $1.5M for Native Students Studying STEM Subjects; AK: Haines Songwriter Dreams Big, Courts Her Inspiration’s Ear; 300 Villages: Anvik
Ballot Measure 4 would require the Legislature’s approval for any large-scale, metallic sulfide mine plans in Bristol Bay. It’s being put to a vote in November. Alaska Common Ground brings four panelists together to debate what’s being called the “Bristol Bay Forever” initiative, two in favor and two opposed.
KSKA: Tuesday, September 2, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
There are eight thousand fishing vessels registered in Alaska and not enough qualified Alaskans to fill the jobs aboard them or working on them. Everyone knows the state needs to beef up its vocational training resources, but how do we get there? Maritime work-force development is the subject on the next “Talk of Alaska.”
APRN: Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 10:00 a.m.
Candidates for Alaska governor will be in Kodiak on August 28 to take part in a unique debate that focuses on a single topic: Alaska’s seafood industry. Airing live on KSKA and statewide from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 28. Hear gubernatorial candidates Sean Parnell, Byron Mallott and Bill Walker talk fish.
Cyrano’s Theater Company starts its new season with “4000 Miles,” a story about a young man’s relationship with his grandmother Vera, jokingly dubbed the “token old lady” by actor Linda Benson. Director Krista Schwarting and actor Linda Benson join us in studio to talk more on “4000 Miles.”
Shell Oil Files Exploration Plan for Chukchi Sea; Parnell Vetoes A Bill Curbing Record Access; Alaska Mayors Group Rallies Against Pot; Senate Candidates Stake Ground In Unconventional First Debate; New Study Sheds Light On How the Arctic Was Populated; Investigation Finds 7 Juneau High Schoolers Responsible For Hazing; ENSTAR Strike Ends Without A New Contract; Prince Of Wales Island Finds Success With A 4-Day School Week; New Tanana Rec Site Not Thwarted By Rain
Meeting in Nome Attempts to Elucidate Arctic Policy Goals; Libertarian Senate Candidate To Withdraw, Leaving One Walker On Ballot; Judges Weigh Yup’ik Religious Appeal; DOT To Commence Herbicide Spraying In Southeast; Post-Ferguson, APD Stands By Civil Unrest Preparation Plans; Charges Filed In Haines Bear Shootings; Celebrating Recovery From Alcohol and Drug Addiction
Attorney: Yup’ik Fishermen Wrongfully Convicted; Ad Knocks Begich’s Stance On Women, Noting Staff Pay; More Than A Win, Constitution Party Candidates Want Ballot Access; Alaska Seeks Continued Involvement In BC Mine Review; Five Conservation Groups File Suit To Stop POW Timber Project; Tlingit-Haida and State Sign On to Improve Relations; ‘Never Alone’: Using Video Games For Cultural Learning; State Fair Pumpkin King Misses Record By 3 Pounds
Scientists Check Up On Nuclear Site Rattled By Summer Quake; Experimental Rocket Explodes After Launch In Kodiak; Female Inmate Found Dead In Cell; 4 Injured in Brooks Range Plane Crash; Dems’ Gubernatorial Nominee Makes A Campaign Stop in Juneau; Nees To Run As A Write-In Candidate For State House; Emergency Housing Ministry Looks to Grow In Unalaska; Muskox Killed in Wales While Attacking Dog; New Cookbook Highlights Traditional Foods In the Aleutians/Pribilofs; Binders, Pencils, Erasers: Homer Charity Readies Kids For School
Alaska Seafood Industry Asks for Retaliatory Ban on Russian Imports; Commerce Sec. Pritzker Visits Alaska – Talks Salmon, Infrastructure; Mat-Su Borough To Ask Feds For Ferry Debt Forgiveness; Walker Wins Primary… For Libertarian Senate Nomination; ENSTAR Strike Finishes Second Week, No End in Sight; Fairbanks City Hall Renamed for Pat Cole; AK: Juneau Entrepreneurs Bring Basil To The Masses; 300 Villages: Chitna
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 Kleiman 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.
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
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
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.
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%