KTOO’s midday newscast for Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 The Alaska Marine Highway System could shut down this spring;
The new owners of Alaska’s largest newspaper laid off reporters, editors and other employees;
A 20-year-old California man who illegally shot two brown bears and a deer in Southeast Alaska has been fined $10,000; and
As ocean temperatures rise from climate change, new species could move into Alaska waters.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. In this newscast:
A Juneau candidate forum ahead of the Oct. 3 municipal election will be Thursday night;
A new special interest group is supporting Juneau Assembly candidates who support fully restoring a senior sales tax exemption;
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen called for a quick resolution to a directive ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program; and
Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell has been sworn in as the city’s mayor.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. In this newscast:
Five girls, ages 3 to 12, died in a mobile home fire in the Butte, near Palmer;
Sheldon Fisher is announced as the new state Department of Revenue commissioner;
a Fairbanks coal plant is expected to be operational next year; and
North Korea’s nuclear bomb test on Saturday was detected in Alaska.