Newscast – Monday, May 16, 2022

In this newscast:

  • The Alaska Senate passed a bill that would recognize the state’s 229 federally recognized tribes,
  • Skagway is moving ahead with a public vote to determine whether SEARHC will purchased its medical clinic,
  • A heavy snowpack led to more wildlife deaths in the eastern Interior this winter, and the snow melting is creating further issues,
  • Alaska coal miner and philanthropist Joseph E. Usibelli died last week

Yvonne Krumrey

Local News Reporter, KTOO

Juneau is built on hidden and assumed layers of power and access, influencing how we interact with identity, with the law and with each other. I bring you stories of the gaps in access to power, and those who are working to close those gaps.

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