7 a.m. Newscast
Andrew Kitchenman, Alaska Public Media & KTOO – Juneau
Senate Bill 103 would split the annual draw from permanent fund earnings evenly between dividends and state government.
Liz Ruskin, Alaska Public Media
Two groups hoping to stop the Pebble Mine are asking the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate Pebble’s parent company, claiming that Northern Dynasty Minerals has described a massive deposit to potential investors while Pebble’s permit application describes a mine barely a tenth that size.
Katherine Rose, KCAW – Sitka
A lawsuit over management of the Sitka Sac Roe herring fishery will go to trial later this year.
8 a.m. Newscast
Anna Rose MacArthur, KYUK – Bethel
The search for the Kasigluk man who went missing six months ago is over. Troopers flew to Kasigluk on Tuesday to inform the family of Wassilie Keene that his body had been found.
Fairbanks sues over PFAS contamination
Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks
The City of Fairbanks has filed suit against manufacturers of PFAS containing firefighting foams, which have contaminated ground water in an area on the city’s south side. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the city is joins numerous others in the lower 48 seeking damages.
Isabelle Ross, KDLG – Dillingham
According to ADF&G, the hefty purse seine harvest is due to a recent change in gear type allocation. That change shifted an additional 10 percent of the quota to the purse seine fleet.