Do you have a bear story? Whether it got in your garbage or up close and personal, bear stories are usually dramatic, sometimes poignant, and can often times make great radio. In that regard, KTOO is collecting stories about our wild neighbors for an upcoming radio program. If you have a bear story you’d like to share, call Jeff Brown at 463-6425 and leave a message or your story, or e-mail email@example.com to set up a recording.
- In visits to the Lower 48, Alaskans may have caught a ride in an Uber or Lyft car. Now, people around the state can use the ride-sharing companies at home. This month, Alaska became the latest state to make way for the transportation apps.
- It’s do-or-die week in Olympia. It's cliché to say, but if lawmakers don’t pass a budget and send it to the governor for his signature before midnight on Friday, state government will go into partial shutdown. Washington lawmakers are optimistic that won’t happen.
- The management slate won this year’s Sealaska board election. Three incumbents and a newcomer who ran with them beat out eight independent candidates.
- A local archaeologist says there may be the remains of a historic Alutiiq fish trap on the north end of Kodiak Island. Those types of man-made formations are rare to discover in the region, he said.