In this newscast: Why the early morning earthquake triggered such small tsunamis, the Juneau Assembly advances annexation plans over protest and with no one making the case for why, and state auditors recommend dissolving a state tourism marketing board for another model.
In this newscast: Gov. Bill Walker uses tough language in his State of the State address calling for a timely budget, Fishermen advocate for some surgical action to protect low king salmon, and two people went to the hospital after an SUV they were in flipped onto its roof on Seward Street.
In this newscast: No injuries or major damage after a house fire in the Behrends neighborhood, Gov. Walker proposes legislation to toughen up on drug distribution, North Pole Rep. Tammie Wilson defies a leadership directive to attend harassment training, and organizers behind a ballot initiative to protect salmon habitat submit 50,000 signatures to elections officials.
In this newscast: Juneau’s airport manager explains how a small plane was forced to land on its belly, a 50-year-old man is found dead in campus housing at the University of Alaska Southeast, and Alaska’s attorney general joins 18 others in a memo seeking banking accommodations for states with legalized marijuana.
In this newscast: The Juneau Assembly rolls back protections in the building codes for eagles’ nests, the small ferry LeConte misses its Juneau-Haines sailings because of nasty weather, new bills to enshrine Alaska Permanent Fund dividends gum up efforts to balance the state’s budget, and Southeast Alaska is under gale warning with gusts forecast up to 55 knots.
In this newscast: Juneau and outgoing police Lt. Kris Sell wrap up the first Year of Kindness, Alaska’s justice system transitions to a new bail system that’s not based on cash, the family of a woman in a wheelchair who died from an escalator injury is suing Alaska Airlines, and locals ring in the new year with a mass dip into Auke Rec.
In this newscast: King salmon in three Southeast Alaska watersheds are labeled “stocks of concern,” Southeast is due for new fisheries proposals at next month’s Board of Fisheries meeting, Ed Schoefeld recaps Southeast Alaska’s biggest stories for 2017, and an Italian company begins the first oil exploration project in Arctic federal waters since 2015.
In this newscast: Details of a state-ExxonMobil plan to develop the Point Thomson natural gas field come out, Juneau school officials pick a head coach of a soon-to-be merged high school football team,
state troopers report officer-involved shootings in both Soldotna and Fairbanks, and a shot is fired to break up a pair of dogs fighting in a Mendenhall Valley neighborhood.