Newscast — Friday, August 19, 2022

In this newscast:

  • Students and teachers are transferred to other school on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson after Ursa Major Elementary School closed over earthquake safety concerns;
  • A Soldotna family was named the 2022 Alaska Farm Family of the Year;
  • Homer’s Sandhill Crane Count starts up again this weekend;
  • The Federal Aviation Administration cleared Aleutian Airways to begin flying in Alaska.

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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