Tag: Alaska

Alaska News Nightly: August 19, 2009

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Alaska News Nightly: August 18, 2009

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Kensington Gets Permit for Tailings Facility

The Kensington Gold Mine just received its long-awaited permit to construct a mine tailings facility at Lower Slate Lake. Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO –...

Legislators Weigh In On Management of Permanent Fund

Legislators on Friday got a chance to weigh in on the recent changes in the new management tool the Permanent Fund now uses...

Alaska News Nightly: August 14, 2009

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Mountain View Celebrates New Project

Graphic provided by Cook Inlet Housing Authority Artist depiction of Bliss Street Village Townhomes Earlier this week, Mountain View hosted a house party of sorts.  The...

Alaska News Nightly: August 13, 2009

Photo by Len Anderson, KSKA - Anchorage Demolition work gets underway in Anchorage's Mountain View neighborhood and makes way for new housing initiative. Individual news stories...

Anchorage Assembly OKs Gay Rights Ordinance

Tuesday night the Anchorage Assembly passed a municipal ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Len Anderson, KSKA - Anchorage Download Audio...

Spill Claimants Encouraged to Cash Checks

A number of claimants in the Exxon Valdez oil spill case who have received punitive damages from the company haven't cashed their settlement checks...

Juneau Nonprofit Has Plans for Former Mine

In Juneau, a new nonprofit has big plans for the site of what was once the world's largest gold mine. Between 1882 and 1922,...

Cabinet Members Visit Bethel

Arne Duncan and three other cabinet Secretaries flew to Bethel today. Their flights were delayed by three hours, so their agenda was pushed back...

Alaska News Nightly: August, 12, 2009

Photo by Christopher Ho, KYUK - Bethel U.S. Secretaries Arne Duncan, Steven Chu, Shaun Donovan, and Tom Vilsack listen to Elder Peter Jacob at the Bethel...

Bill Seeks to Address Violent Crime in Native Communities

Draft legislation called the Tribal Law and Order Act is expected to be on the agenda for lawmakers after their summer recess. The bill...

STDs on the Rise in YK Delta

There is an alarming increase in the rate of two sexually transmitted diseases in the YK Delta.  Both Chlamydia and Gonorrhea have increased dramatically...

Moratorium Lifted on Health Applications

The moratorium has been partially lifted on the state's authority to accept new applications for Personal Care Assistance through the US Department of...

Small Business Owners Wade into Health Care Debate

Alaska small business owners and commercial fishermen are wading into the health care debate. Casey Kelly, KBBI - Homer Download Audio (MP3)

Wet Weather Slows Wildfires

Wet weather in the interior has slowed the progress of wildfires. Dan Bross, KUAC - Fairbanks Download Audio (MP3)

Alaska News Nightly: August 7, 2009

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Two Killed in Seward Highway Accident

Photo Provided by Alaska State Troopers Two people were killed and others sought treatment for injuries after a multiple vehicle accident on the Seward highway...

Alaska Senators Split on Sotomayor

Alaska's senators split their vote on Thursday sending Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court. Senator Mark Begich (D) voted yes. Senator Lisa Murkowski...