KTOO News Department

Newscast – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022

In this newscast: Monday night’s Juneau Assembly meeting was the first following the re-election of Carole Triem, Greg Smith, and Wade Bryson: a recap; Ketchikan’s borough took an early step towards addressing the increasing number of short-term rental properties; The town of Thorne Bay has rallied to bring their new library to life

Newscast – Friday, Oct. 21, 2022

In this newscast: On Saturday, Bartlett Regional Hospital is hosting a walk/run to raise awareness for trauma related to pregnancy and motherhood; Bingo night is back at the Filipino Community Hall; All Juneau candidates for city goverment ran for re-election unopposed, Will Muldoon weighs in; A rally of more than a hundred gathered at AFN to push for environmental and climate action

Newscast – Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022

In this newscast: Juneau’s 2022 municipal election was certified yesterday; Shéiyi X̱aat Hít Youth Shelter been open for a little over a year now and has served dozens of Juneau’s youth; Two Eielson-based F-16 fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska earlier this week; For only the second time this election season, all four candidates running to be the governor of Alaska participated in a debate Wednesday night

Newscast – Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022

In this newscast: The Mill Campground for people experiencing homelessness closed for the winter, and those staying there need to find a place to live; Curious Juneau: How fast did the Mendenhall Glacier retreat this year? A pair of peaks in Chugach State Park are getting new names; Anchorage School District leaders are recommending the closure of six elementary schools

Newscast – Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022

In this newscast: Former University of Alaska Southeast professor and community advocate Sol Neely died this past weekend; Around 50 people have been transferred out of Lemon Creek Correctional Center due to damage to the building; The US Forest Service may add cabins to Juneau’s public cabin system with federal funding; A new statewide pilot program is meant to encourage more tribal control of local schools

Newscast – Monday, Oct. 17, 2022

In this newscast: There’s been a development in the investigation of one of 4 cases of Alaska Native people who went missing in the Fairbanks area 2 years ago; The Tongass School of Arts and Sciences’ assembly is part of the school district’s efforts to promote what’s known as place-based learning; Southeast Alaska’s first big fall storm is forecast to wash ashore this week

Newscast – Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022

In this newscast: Canneries are a big part of Alaska’s history and a former Alaskero spoke at the Alaska State Museum in Juneau about his time at one; Community members in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough are fundraising for an all-gender restroom at one of the district’s high schools; Governor Mike Dunleavy has indicated that he will vote in favor of a constitutional convention

Newscast – Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022

In this newscast: Juneau writer Christy NaMee Eriksen covered Fat Bear Week this year; Sen. Lisa Murkowski joined a prestigious roster of people to receive the William Paul, Sr. Award; The Kenaitze Indian Tribe is holding two days of virtual workshops for early Dena’ina language learners

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