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LISTEN: U.S. Senate incumbent Dan Sullivan is here to answer your questions

Republican Dan Sullivan, Alaska’s junior U.S. Senator for the last six years, is running for reelection. What does he think the most urgent needs are for the state and what are his plans for getting the work done in a fractured senate?
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Weekend storm brings wind, rain and even lightning to Southeast Alaska

The rare weather event brought winds of up to 68 miles per hour in Sitka.

Alaska’s COVID-19 cases rise, worries grow over hospital capacity

Alaska has seen a spike in COVID-19 cases over the last week, including five deaths last Friday. Daily case counts had been hovering in the upper double digits earlier this month, but have been above a hundred cases a day for the last six days.
Sen. Maria Cantwel

Washington senator says Congress should block Pebble’s permit

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell says she’ll support a bill to block a permit for the Pebble Mine. She also wants an investigation into whether Pebble’s CEO lied to Congress.
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Denali Borough COVID-19 spikes shuts down in-person school

Five cases of COVID-19 were reported last week.
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COVID-19 cases send Gambell into lockdown

A VPSO is patrolling the community to limit contact between residents.
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State announces four new COVID-19 deaths over weekend

10 deaths were announced by the state since Friday, though most aren't considered 'recent' and were found through data review.
Shell’s Polar Pioneer leaving Dutch Harbor on Oct. 12, heading for Washington state. (Photo by John Ryan, KUCB - Unalaska)

Shell seeks Alaska lease extension, but no plans to return

The company applied for an extension of its lease holdings in order to make the leases more attractive to a potential buyer, not to develop it them itself.
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Former Yute Commuter Services business manager sued for embezzlement

Yute Commuter Service is suing its former business manager for allegedly embezzling company funds to pay for personal expenses, pay raises and bonuses.
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Alaska regulators seek more money for oil spill fund

Alaska environmental regulators are seeking additional money for the state’s oil spill response fund amid a review of requirements for petroleum producers and shippers.
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‘Pebble Tapes’ prompt Sullivan to raise volume on his opposition to the mine

"No Pebble Mine," Sen. Sullivan wrote on Twitter, after Pebble CEO was caught on tape saying the senator would stay in his corner and be quiet.
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Tribes win decision to exclude Alaska Native corporations from $8B coronavirus fund

A federal appeals court says Alaska Native corporations can't receive a share of the $8 billion coronavirus fund Congress created for tribes.
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Kodiak’s decades-old Tsunami siren system gets a new song

The sirens are being replaced one-by-one and will offer new sounds and features.

LISTEN: Primaries or ranked choice? Vote Yes and Vote No make their case on Ballot Measure 2.

Ballot measure 2 seeks to make changes to the state’s election structure by replacing the political party primary and by selecting candidates through ranked choice voting. What would it mean for elections and what do you need to know about the measure before voting on it?
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LISTEN: Where can you get COVID-19 info you can trust? A local infectious disease specialist weighs in.

As the pandemic continues it is easy to become fatigued with information. Where can you even get information that you can trust?

LISTEN: The fallout from Pebble recordings continues

Pebble Mine opponents say CEO's resignation is just scapegoating. Gov. Dunleavy denies he served as Pebble's messenger to the White House, and Sen. Murkowski is furious.
A face shot of an Alaska Native woman wiith black small plastic glasses. She is smiling slightly.

Missing Nome woman is “loving” and “stubborn,” friends say

Friends and family describe "Flo" as kind and sophisticated, but her upbringing was marred by family tragedy.

Ask a Climatologist: What to expect when you’re expecting La Niña

Alaska is fully into fall now, which means winter is right around the corner. And that, of course, means pondering what sort of temperatures and snow we'll see in the months ahead.
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LISTEN: Not all healthcare heroes wear scrubs. What careers exist outside of doctoring?

There are many exciting clinical careers aside from Doctors and Nurses. If blood and guts are not for you, you can still enjoy a blood-free clinical career in healthcare.