Casey Kelly fills in for Matt Miller. Stories include, a big earthquake jolts the Aleutian Islands overnight; A decision is expected on Alaska Electric Light & Power’s rate increase request; unions in Anchorage battle the city and a local hotel over wages and working conditions; Juneau man enters not guilty plea to 2nd degree murder charge; a preview of this weekend’s high school football games; and August really was as bad as you thought it was.
- August 31, 2015- Litter, fistfights, intoxicated loiterers, open container violations and sundry calls for emergency services are common at the pocket park in the shadow of the Gastineau Apartments.
- August 31, 2015- "I feel pretty strongly that the way to look at this topic is through science, and I just find it super disappointing that so many people chose to ignore or dismiss solid science," said one protestor.
- August 31, 2015- “I’ve arrived in Alaska a lot of ways and I’ve gotta say that was the most enjoyable," Walker said. "It was really fun, a good experience, a good opportunity for me to have some very meaningful discussions with the president.”
- August 31, 2015- President Barack Obama says submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world unless it takes urgent action on climate change.