Newscast — Friday, November 18, 2022

In this news update:

  • Local naturalists reveal the life of the spruce tree that destroyed houses on Gastineau Avenue this September;
  • Alaska writers of the animated children’s show “Molly of Denali” react to its two Emmy nominations;
  • The number of patrons at Juneau’s main food pantry doubled over the pandemic and hasn’t gone down;
  • Alaska’s two U.S. senators voted to advance a bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage rights towards final passage.

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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