Monday at 7 p.m.: The documentary film Hunting in Wartime will be highlighted on Peace Talk. Produced and directed by independent filmmaker Samantha Farinella, the Vietnam War documentary explores of the lives of veterans who returned home to Hoonah, Alaska after serving combat tours in the during the height of the conflict. Farinella will discuss the story behind the film and her efforts to have it broadcast on PBS. And you’ll hear from two Hoonah veterans what the film has meant to them and their community as well as audience reactions to the screenings Farinella held in Hoonah, Juneau and Anchorage.
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- An email from Alaska's former first lady sheds new light on the actions that drove Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott from office, suggesting he may have invited a woman into his room, newly released emails show.
- A new Alaska group hopes to overhaul the state's oil and gas tax credit system through a ballot initiative called the Fair Share Act.
- Alaska regulators are considering whether the state should continue replenishing a rural telephone and internet service fund or shut it down.
- Hunters said the proposed Ambler Road would be closed to the public, while conservationists said it would hurt caribou and other wildlife needed by area villages.