Yvonne Krumrey

Local News Reporter, KTOO

Juneau is built on hidden and assumed layers of power and access, influencing how we interact with identity, with the law and with each other. I bring you stories of the gaps in access to power, and those who are working to close those gaps.

Newscast – Tuesday, May 17, 2022

In this newscast: Two bills that would tighten PFAS regulations are stalled in committee, and activists are worried; The cruise industry and Pacific Northwest ports announced that they are working to try and eliminate gas emissions from cruising in the region; Demonstrators gathered on Ketchikan’s cruise ship docks on Saturday to show support for abortion rights; The U.S. Coast Guard searched for an overboard cruise ship passenger today

Newscast – Monday, May 16, 2022

In this newscast: The Alaska Senate passed a bill that would recognize the state’s 229 federally recognized tribes; Skagway is moving ahead with a public vote to determine whether SEARHC will purchased its medical clinic; A heavy snowpack led to more wildlife deaths in the eastern Interior this winter, and the snow melting is creating further issues; Alaska coal miner and philanthropist Joseph E. Usibelli died last week

Newscast – Friday, May 13, 2022

In this newscast: A Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska Former Chief Justice has been appointed to the Not Invisible Act Commission; Last fall, a company left two barges to freeze in Y-K Delta rivers, and one has dislodged and become a floating ghost barge; Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium held a carnival to celebrate their nursing staff

Newscast – Thursday, May 12, 2022

In this newscast: Sen. Jesse Kiehl was the only member of the judiciary committee to move to vote against an anti-trans youth athlete bill; Two pairs of Vans sneakers designed by Wrangell High School students have made it to the top 5 in a competition; The Iditarod Trail Committee has partially reversed its penalty for two mushers who sheltered their dog team during the race

Newscast – Wednesday, May 11, 2022

In this newscast: Alaska is short on nurses and nursing assistants, all the way to the training level; Cruises are required to report their COVID numbers, but they stay illusive for everyday people; The search continues for 7-year old Sawyer Cipolla, who went missing Saturday on Kodiak Island

Newscast – Tuesday, May 10, 2022

In this newscast: Naloxone doses have doubled to combat the surge in fentanyl overdoses; A group of Unalaskans marched in support of women’s abortion rights on Sunday; Law professors are critical of the Ninth Circuit for a split ruling on the road between King Cove and Cold Bay

Newscast – Monday, May 9, 2022

In this newscast: Hundreds of voters in Alaska are waiting for results in the Philippine national election; A crew of scientist, artists, and divers are trying to find the wreck of the Star of Bengal; Alaska’s state Senate has voted to pay Alaskans $1,300 on top of their permanent fund dividends

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