Newscast — Thursday, August 18, 2022

In this newscast:

  • The federal Inflation Reduction Act could spur mine development in Alaska by increasing the demand for domestic minerals;
  • A landslide warning system in Sitka is now available to the public as an online app;
  • The Supreme Court ruled that Cook Inlet fisheries managers don’t have to regulate set-net fisheries to national standards and their decision to close the fishery early was lawful
  • Alaska State Troopers arrested a Fairbanks man connected to an AMBER alert.

Claire Stremple

Alaska News Reporter, KTOO

I believe every Alaskan has a right to timely information about their health and health systems, and their natural environment and its management. My goal is to report thoughtful stories that inform, inspire and quench the curiosity of listeners across the state.

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