KTOO News Department

Newscast – Friday, Dec. 2, 2022

In this newscast: On Saturday, Juneau’s largest convention space, Centennial Hall, will close until late summer; The US Dept. of the Interior is putting $75 million towards community relocation efforts for three tribes, two of which are in Alaska; Alaska tribal leaders are headed home from the White House Tribal Nations Summit, with ICWA on the mind; The hourly wage rate in Alaska has historically been higher than those of other states, but that’s changing

Newscast – Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022

In this newscast: Juneau public health officials warn that this flu and respiratory virus season is likely to be more severe than usual; Federal safety investigators are calling for new, more restrictive regulations on flightseeing tours in the Ketchikan area after a series of crashes; Students were evacuated from Kodiak’s North Star Elementary after a suspicious package was reported Wednesday; A member of a national committee researching PFAS health effects shared information about the project

Newscast – Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022

In this newscast: There were no fatalities within the Alaska’s commercial fishing fleets this year, for only the second time on record; A former Alaska couple has been ordered to pay nearly one and a half million dollars for taking money from a Yakutat elder; The US Senate passed a bill to protect same sex marriage, with the support of both Alaska Senators; Alaska Congresswoman Mary Peltola voted against a bill to avert a railroad strike

Newscast – Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022

In this newscast: A young climate activist from Ketchikan was named to Forbes “30 Under 30” list; An elementary school in Petersburg has temporarily canceled its after-school recess due to staffing shortages; Bethel Winter House is the area’s only low-barrier emergency shelter, and it may have to close early

Newscast – Monday, Nov. 28, 2022

In this newscast: The suspect arrested in the killing of Faith Rogers was already in custody for a harassment case; Elementary students in Dillingham have been pushing for the renaming of a creek; A panel in Sitka examined the history of its former residential school Sheldon Jackson

Newscast – Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022

In this newscast: Lt. Krag Campbell with the Juneau Police Department explains how to avoid rental scams; Molly of Denali” has been nominated for two Children’s & Family Emmy Awards; Three cruise ships that visited Southeast Alaska this summer received awards for reporting whale sightings 

Newscast – Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022

In this newscast: Dozens of people gathered in Juneau to remember Sol Neely; A totem pole that spent more than 100 years far from home has returned to Kasaan; On Walter Soboleff Day, a panel discussed the Presbyterian Church’s decision to close his church in 1963

Newscast – Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022

In this newscast: Juneau nonprofits are feeling the impact of a slowdown of volunteers; The race for House District 1 is separated by fewer than 200 votes; Biologists say wolves on Prince of Wales Island have a high level of inbreeding; The biggest town on Prince of Wales Island needs a bigger cemetery; The families of the victims of a 2020 midair crash over Soldotna have reached a settlement

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