In Tuesday’s news: Unalakleet residents boil water due to out-of-order water treatment center; White Mountain attempts to avoid a water system freeze-up; City of Nome gets authorization to remove the Rustler; North Slope oil companies back proposed oil tax overhaul; Evan Booth wins Archie Ferguson Willie Goodwin Memorial Snowmachine Race.
This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 10 am), we’re talking about inspirational teachers. Can you remember a teacher who believed in you? Did you ever have a coach who gave you a second chance? Who was an elder who motivated you to keep going when times got tough? What message would [...]
This Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:30 pm, we’re hosting a special call-in show on Arctic policy. Four special guests will be in studio to answer your questions about Arctic planning and policy. Hear about what’s being done locally, state-wide and internationally on key issues: from sustaining fisheries to protecting subsistence lifestyles, from fostering smart oil and [...]
In Monday’s news: Environmental groups praise new federal report on arctic management; Alaska House passes bill that gives cities power to remove derelict and abandoned vessels; State Senate okays $2 billion capital budget; Alaska command cancels a second major military training exercise due to sequester; Iditarod veterans and local mushers sign up for Kobuk 440.
In Friday’s news: Noorvik man in custody after pointing semi-automatic rifle at VPSO; City of Emmonak still working on water/sewer vacuum system; Senator Lisa Murkowski hosted Senate hearing on subsistence in Bethel; Bethel senator says Alaskans deserve better than proposal eliminating water reservation applications; Nome District Attorney responds to animal rights group regarding Iditarod dog [...]
In Thursday’s news: U.S. District court decides on Akiachak Native Community v. Salazar: Alaska tribes have the right to be treated the same as other tribes; National Transportation Safety Board investigates Trooper helicopter crash; Bethel considers amendment to make drunken walking illegal on city streets or ice roads; Nome officials debate film license applications; Governor [...]
This Friday on TouchStone (April 5, 2013 at 10 am), we’re talking about snowmachine trip safety and preparedness. How do you prepare for safe snowmachine travel between villages? What emergency gear do you bring with you? Do you have tips for staying safe? How do you discern the safety of the weather conditions before heading out [...]
In Wednesday’s news: VAWA passage thrusts tribal jurisdiction debate into the spotlight again; Twelve Alaska Native Regional Corporations have come together supporting change in oil tax structure; Fairbanks lawmaker has asked to be excused from call of Alaska House for nine months; Non-profit group donates money for Anchorage soup kitchen equipment.
This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, April 4 at 10am), we’re talking about libraries, literacy, and learning. What is the role of libraries in our communities? How can libraries evolve with the advent of e-books? What programs have you attended at libraries? How do you use your local library? What do you think a library [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Persons in Alaska State Trooper helicopter crash have been identified; Alaska House passes legislation advancing pipeline to transport natural gas to Southcentral Alaska; Alaska Senate passes Governor Parnell’s omnibus crime bill; More than 25,000 Alaska voters may also be registered in another state; Six horses running along Anchorage streets have been recaptured.
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