The latest local, state, and regional news is compiled from reports from the KTOO newsroom, CoastAlaska stations, wire services, the Alaska Public Radio Network, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and can be heard as often as five times each morning during Morning Edition.
- If you’re a berry picker in Southeast, you may have noticed it’s been a particularly good season for salmonberries and other varieties.
- The Sitka Seafood Festival has issued a call for help after the 2016 event was placed on hold earlier this year.
- A Native American caucus from the Pacific Northwest is in Philadelphia this week to speak for the priorities of Northwest tribes at the Democratic National Convention.
- The Petersburg Borough Assembly agrees with the governor -- on at least one thing. They favor a state income tax over a state sales tax.