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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 13, 2015

State Says Sockeye Fire Sprung From A Burn Pile, 2 Face Charges; Marriage Ruling Doesn’t Protect LBGT Alaskans Against Workplace Discrimination; Calista Shareholders Vote to Enroll ‘Afterborns’; Lessons for Alaska: Oregon Shellfish Hatchery Tackles Ocean Acidification; On the Nushagak, Sportfishers Struggle to Reel In the Kings; New RX Drug Drop Gives Community a Chance to Safely Purge Meds; Haines Sees A Spike in Avian Rescues

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July 13, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 10, 2015

A $23M Military Exercise: A Last Hurrah for JBER’s 4-25th?; BC Mount Polley Mine To Re-Open After 2014 Dam Breach; Metlakatla’s Tourism Industry Blossoms; Hoonah Vets Recount Vietnam War in New Documentary; AK: Adventure-Bound Couple Moves Into $8,600 House on Wheels; 49 Voices: Michelle Spark of Princeton, New Jersey

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July 10, 2015
Little Towns, Big Events

Little Towns, Big Events

For small towns like Seward and Girdwood, events like Mount Marathon and the Forest Fair bring an influx of cash into small communities. Tourism is a major pillar of Alaska’s economy, and on the next Alaska Edition, we’ll talk about what big events mean to small towns.

KSKA: Friday, July 10, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 11, at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Friday, July 10, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 7July 11, at 4:30 p.m.
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July 10, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 9, 2015

Dept. of Revenue Report: Oil Tax Credits Are A Poor Investment; On A Mission in Australia, News Of Army Cuts Trickles In Via Family, Social Media; Bristol Bay Run Nears 20 Million Sockeye; UA System Presidential Candidate Promises to Listen and Share; Inside A Juneau Prison’s Sex Offender Treatment Program; FLOTUS Wows Crowd at Native Youth Confab; Cleaning Alaska’s Remote Beaches, One Piece of Debris at a Time

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July 9, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Army to Cut 2,600 Soldiers from JBER; Ocean Acidification Threatens Shellfish Hatcheries; Fire Crews Scramble to Protect A Village on the Koyukuk; Nakeen Homepack: Processing Salmon With A Little TLC; POW Ferry Service Suspended; Brother Francis Shelter Fields Complaints About Bullying; A Pilgrimage To Minidoka: ‘We Can See The Memories Slipping Away’

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July 8, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Shell Finds Fracture in Icebreaker Hull; Rep. Young Files an Amendment To Block ANWR Wilderness Plan; Alaska Ablaze: Fires Activity Puts State On Track For A Record-Setting Year; Report: Ketchikan Flightseeing Plane Was Equipped with Adequate GPS Tech; Berkowitz Hopes to Swing Knik Arm Funding Over to the Port of Anchorage; Homer Feels the Squeeze of State Budget Cuts; Some Juneau Whale-Watching Companies Commit To A Higher Standard; Historic WWII Bomber, Recovered in Nome, Offers Russian Twist to Iconic American Plane

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July 7, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 6, 2015

Analysis of National Guard Records Released Under Walker Yields Few Significant Findings; From Alaska to Australia: A $23M Military Exercise Takes Flight; Missing Hiker Found Dead Near Juneau; Troopers Detain Man After Standoff in Selawik; Couple Missing from Denali Highway Found Dead; Juneau’s state flags display receives attention as nation debates Confederate flag; East Coast Theology School Selling Off Alaska Native Art, Feds to Investigate; Caribou Emigrate From Adak, Feds Struggle to Stop the Spread; Mt. Marathon Attracts A Deep Field of Competitors This Year

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July 6, 2015

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

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