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.

Newscast – Monday, Nov. 8, 2021

In this newscast:

Juneau police and family of a missing Juneau man say his body has been found;

State and federal wildlife authorities propose a 31-day harvest for wolves that conservationists would prefer to protect;

Chuck Bundrant, one of the founders of America’s largest seafood company, Trident, died last month at 79.

Newscast—Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021

In this newscast:

The state reports 16 new cases of COVID-19 in Juneau;

Record numbers of behavioral health patients seek care while there’s management upheaval at Bartlett Regional Hospital;

One student raises $50,000 to save endangered Cook Inlet belugas;

and U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski voted to restore arts of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which lacked enough Republican support to pass.

Newscast — Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021

In this newscast:

The state reports 87 Juneau residents tested positive for COVID-19 over the last 4 days;

COVID-19 vaccine mandates are now in effect at the largest healthcare employers in Anchorage;

State Senators are split over the governor’s plan to change the dividend, and how to pay for it.

Newscast — Oct. 12, 2021

In this newscast: There are 33 new cases of COVID-19 in Juneau for Tuesday; Police confirmed that a body found near the Auke Bay Ferry Terminal is a man who has been missing since late August; The family of a Juneau man who has been missing for more tan two weeks are offering reward money for  information about where to find him; Power is expected to be out across most of Gustavus on Wednesday as utility workers upgrade infrastructure; Alaska residents and officials are still seeking Ivermectin, an unconfirmed COVID-19 treatment; After more than four years, the remains of a missing Prince of Wales Island man have been found

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