In this newscast: The Alaska House of Representatives will debate what name to call the money that will be sent to Alaskans later this year; A subsistence fishing method some sockeye harvesters use in Sitka is now banned
In this newscast: A recent diesel spill north of Sitka has lead authorities to advise against herring egg harvests in certain areas; Ethel Makinen, a prominent Lingít, culture bearer, died in February at age 90; Unalaska’s Iliuliuk Family and Health Services clinic hired a new interim CEO
The group’s moderators are people who’ve lost loved ones themselves. Their work with the group means they’ve had to make tough choices while processing their own losses.
In this newscast: Juneau’s missing persons Facebook group is run by those who’ve lost someone; Dillingham tribal members and elementary school students have worked to rename a creek and road; Last week’s major Eagle River avalanche could take weeks to clean up
In this newscast: AKPM’s Liz Ruskin investigates the claim that the US cutting off Russian oil means that Alaska should produce more oil; A proposed bill seeks to address high school dropout rates by putting the education plans in the hands of Tribes
In this newscast: Juneau Bartlett Region Hospital is the first state in to be cited for COVID-19 workplace safety violations; A new episode of Molly of Denali celebrates Filipino Athabascan identity; Tlingit and Haida President is in Washington D.C. for the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act
A new episode of the kids’ show “Molly of Denali” centers around a character named Vera Malakas, who is Filibascan, a combination of Filipino and Athabascan. Those who worked on the show say that representation of Filipino Alaskans will allow more kids to see themselves and their lives on TV.
In this newscast: There multiple avalanches above the Flume trail this week; Congress’s omnibus package will fund a water pipe on Wrangell Island; A bill to improve the Village Public Safety Officer program is in the Alaska House; The omnibus package will also reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act
The center will serve community members with programs ranging from youth mentoring to aging support to tribal citizen resources.
In this newscast: The Juneau Assembly made a change to the city’s Long Range Waterfront Plan, allowing for another cruise ship dock; Storytime at Mendenhall Valley Public Library is back; The Malaspina ferry ship could be turned into a museum; Alaska’s state government expects to raise more than $3.5 billion more this and next year than projected in December; A Fairbanks jury has indicted the man who is accused of a fatal shooting at a Safeway