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Algo Nuevo October 16, 2016

Here’s the Sunday, October 16nd, 2016 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave, send email to algonuevo@alaskapublic.org or post your comment at the bottom of this post.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

Barrow votes to change name to Utqiagvik; Wielechowski, Kastner fight for votes in East Anchorage; Trump, Johnson miss deadline for state's election pamphlet; lynch-pin of legal pot is nearly ready, but major transportation questions remain; what happened to Anchorage's Spice epidemic?; AK: Transformation through fire, a state-wide mask tour comes to an end; 49 Voices: Kate Mongeon of Eureka Listen Now

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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

AGDC board asks president tough questions about gasline’s future; house fire in Chefornak results in the death of Catholic priest; Fisheries panel hears transboundary mine concerns; Russian aggression unlikely to hit Arctic, say security experts; salvaged whale takes flight at Kincaid Park; new Southeast atlas identifies valuable habitat and threats; the numbers are in on Juneau’s economy; details of Togiak crash remain few as NTSB investigates; Ski Land renaissance; with Bristol Bay Borough donation, Little Angels Childcare Academy one step closer to opening Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

Supreme Court declares Dean Westlake winner of House District 40 Primary race; Fairbanks advocates file another lawsuit against EPA over air quality; search commences for missing Fairbanks man; aggressive bears concern Sitka Police; a ton of junk removed from Togiak National Wildlife Refuge; down year for BSAI crab fisheries; Southeast weather: exceedingly beautiful and very unusual; Building Fires in The Snow Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

Legislators, candidates and party officials respond to campaign finance reports; Murkowski, Sullivan resign GOP posts after denouncing Trump; workers hopeful as Agrium takes steps to reopen its Kenai Peninsula plant; hoping for jobs and lower fuel costs, an Alaska Native Corporation explores for gas; tribe explores 'self-determination' options in downtown Craig; Fairbanks discusses changing the name of an elementary school; ferry storage costs close to a half-million dollars; Alaska Women Speak and growing with the times Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

State says first federal trust status application filed; one last chance to protest at the end of an era for the Tongass; Pew report sees Alaska ahead of other states in its ‘sovereign wealth fund’; GOP unites behind Trump after weekend defections; troopers investigate death of woman in Willow home; commissioner turns down challenge of predator control rules; grant issued to hospitals for offering legal aid to patients; canoe steaming carries on Tlingit and Haida tradition; arson suspected in Sunday morning market fire in Dillingham; mushroom hunting brings risks and rewards Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 7, 2016

Walker administration looks to sell billions in bonds to pay for pensions; Walker to return to S. Korea to pitch gasline plan; Amb. Balton: Focus grows on Arctic Council; walruses return to Point Lay – but this year, they’re late; White House honors Sitkan as champion of fisheries; British Columbia, Alaska sign transboundary mine agreement; FEMA to fund landslide mapping for Sitka; Learn & Grow seeks to improve childcare evaluation and quality statewide; AK: How do you build a swim culture where one's never existed?; 49 Voices: Jacqui Lambert of Kotzebue Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016

Judge reverses House District 40 primary, gives Nageak a two-vote edge; senators want to forever bar offshore rigs from Arctic; US wants to strengthen agreement to ban Arctic Ocean fishing; Conoco aims to up North Slope production with new drilling rig; ISER study analyzes economic impacts of state cuts, taxes; proposed Donlin Gold mine runs afoul of the Iditarod dog mushing community; new bed bug infestation at UAF residence halls; putting Alaska's nursing home deficiencies in context; White Horse, an essay about sexual assault trauma Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016

Mat-Su votes are in, ban on marijuana growth out; after vote, Anchorage could see first pot shop by late October; Fairbanks likely to have new mayor; Juneau access road proves to be point of contention among officials; Wasilla legislator plans bill to restore dividend amount; Snow Trac program issues final grants after being vetoed; Fish and Game conservative in herring forecast; online fundraiser nets nearly $50k for erosion control project at Delta-area park; Brotherhood, Sisterhood prep for convention

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016

Caelus announces big oil find on North Slope; Catholic Church announces Alaska's next Archbishop; due to funding reductions, Alaska DOT cuts back on maintenance; Walker requests expedited review of Permanent Fund lawsuit; Chuitna mine application changes may muddy a lengthy process; Alaska to receive federal grant to process over 1000 untested sexual assault kits; outside health experts stress low infection risk from YKHC dental instruments; to cut costs, UAF merges Journalism and Communications majors; Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Oct. 03, 2016

3 dead in Hageland plane crash en route to Togiak; former Lt. Gov. Lowell Thomas Jr. dies just shy of 93; Alaska gets $500m in base construction; most for Fairbanks; St. George applies for marine sanctuary; 2 hunters rescued, 1 mauled near Hoonah; new addition will help food bank store even more food than before; future of Fox Spring still unclear;

Alaska News Nightly: Friday Sept. 30, 2016

Lawmakers see Walker's potential pension bonds as risky; In Asia, Walker's team gets audience but no deals; Anchorage's $35M budget hole filled by taxes, leftover surplus, and cuts; Assembly member proposes overhaul of Anchorage taxi industry; hundreds of thousands “misappropriated” by former Naknek Electric manager; Prince William and Kate Middleton visit Yukon communities; AK: Gracias Choir: Christmas in October; 49 Voices: Andrew Freed of Anchorage Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

Will Obama look north for his legacy?; YKHC offering blood tests to patients potentially affected by partially sterilized dental tools; Alaska settles complaint over Medicaid payment system; Russian Jack shooting victim dies in hospital, fourth suspect turns himself in; Downtown assembly member kneels for pledge; with assembly approval, Central Council expands plans for 3-acre Immersion Park; Ketchikan volleyball players and coaches raise Title IX concerns to school board;

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Rep. Young bucks tide, supports Obama on veto; Alaska transportation agency fined over waste storage; Homer Electric wants more control, is that best for consumers?; 1919: The Spanish Flu in Dillingham; Forest Service purchases 4,500 acres of Cube Cove forest; Bethel Native Corporation opens Bethel's second liquor store; ask a Climatologist: Long temperature streak ends; Luxury cruises don’t signal Arctic shipping boom, expert says Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Access to overdose preventative still bogged down in barriers; ASD employee charged with embezzling thousands from schools; White House: No nation an island on Arctic science; new satellite-based technology aims to crack down on illegal fishing; North Star Borough looks to reduce wintertime smoke pollution; citizen scientists track crane population; Shaktoolik plans to “stay and defend” current location; Napaskiak man kills puppy to threaten ex-girlfriend and her husband Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

State Superior judge okays Mat-Su marijuana vote; Obama addresses tribes one more time; Doyon's $2b discount: Fair play or 'rip off'?; Lance Mackey withdraws from 2017 Iditarod; Nanwalek school converts garage into classroom; why Alaska utilities can build now, ask for rate increases later; State cuts will stifle Southeast’s economic growth; Body of missing hiker found in Sitka; guide in mauling near Angoon was storied Fish & Game researcher LaVern Beier; 'I'm a girl': Knowing who you are at 4-years-old Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Walker on PFD suit: 'Taking the low road'; employees allege financial misconduct Alaska blood bank; Healy 2 Power plant poised to restart in Golden Valley; a hydro license brings district heating one step closer in Juneau; Anchorage Municipality to see higher costs for housing prisoners; Unalaska cleans up fish oil spill; Burning Basket is an honored Homer tradition; AK: High tunnel greenhouses on the Kenai Peninsula; 49 Voices: Pa Mipajntsuab in Anchorage

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016

Wielechowski to file suit against Permanent Fund Corp. on Friday; mudslide hits Railroad train near Cantwell; Girdwood leaders urge more speed in police contract talks; details slowly emerge surrounding Kodiak floatplane crash; transboundary mine developer shutting down; will paperwork kill a traditional tattoo revival?; Arctic Sea ice at second lowest level on record; Alaska's Bears: How the understanding of human-bear interactions has changed; save those cans, aluminum recycling returning to Bethel Listen now

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

Marijuana industry advocates criticize slowness of regulation; Flint Water Resources bill likely to spill over into rural Alaska; State Natural Resources department hires new oil and gas overseer; dead body discovered in Unalaska Creek; Lullaby Project connects mothers to their kids through prison walls; Homer tourism reaches all-time high; one Skagway Assembly seat may be vacant soon, but won’t be on election ballot; Petersburg opposes Mental Health logging plan; U.S.-Canada trade deal creating uncertainty in Southeast timber market