The Southeast public radio consortium CoastAlaska will acquire Wrangell station KSTK. The move is an effort by both parties to keep the station healthy in the face of increased funding challenges on both the state and national level.
More than 2,500 comments were submitted to the FCC this year with Juneau addresses. There’s evidence that identities were stolen to submit millions of comments to the Federal Communications Commission arguing against net neutrality.
The debate over whether Alaska’s distilleries can serve cocktails continues. The Alcohol Control Board reviewed at their meeting Monday new regulations which would ban mixed drinks — unless you mix them yourself.
State regulators agreed to make permanent a nearly 4 percent electric rate hike enacted by Alaska Electric Light & Power a year ago. But state lawyers were able to wring some concessions out of Juneau’s electric utility in return.