The Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors discussed budget crises and changes in education law during their annual conference held recently in Minneapolis. KTOO-TV’s Bill McAllister attended the conference and later picked up an award for KTOO’s “Alaska Week” program for its coverage of the Alaska Legislature.Related Link: KTOO wins national awards
- When traveling into the wilderness, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center recommends travelers take a personal locator with them.
- The subsistence harvest is scheduled to open April 2 and run through August 31. The fall hunt is set to begin in September.
- The Bethel City Manager decided to change the accident policy to give city truck drivers who are found to be negligent tickets and drug tests.
- Two months after Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the executive order that paved the way for Japanese-American internment. Decades later, those dark days resonate.