KTOO News Update

KTOO News Update

The day’s local and state news in about 10 minutes.


Newscast – Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021

In this newscast: Federal investigators have released more information about a plane that crashed at Juneau's airport last month; Through this past weekend, sea ice extent in the Chuckchi Sea was well above average from the last 30 years; An Anchorage man who was blinded by a bear is taking his story to the silver screen; Skagway will offer unemployment benefits to those who stay in town this winter

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Newscast – Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021

In this newscast: Juneau's Board of Education has approved new oral narrative standards for Lingít language to be taught to children; A new airline with Juneau ties that will be making flights between Unalaska and Anchorage as delayed that route launch until 2022; Legal challenges are expected after a divided Alaska's Redistricting Board approved new maps; Alaska Congressman Don Young named two veteran political consultants to his campaign team on Monday; Yakutat's village corporation has postponed its annual board election while it confers with its attorneys over its logging operations; Petersburg's latest COVID-19 outbreak has caused widespread disruption in the community; A federal judge has blocked the enforcement of part of the American Rescue Plan that prohibits state from using pandemic relief to offset tax cuts

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Newscast – Monday, Nov. 15, 2021

In this newscast:  COVID-19 numbers are falling statewide; Juneau emergency officials relax some COVID precautions; Tsimshian language learner Nancy Barnes shares how the language helped her get through the pandemic; The Qawalangin Tribe of Unalaska brings together coastal communities to discuss adapting to climate change;  A scientist who discovered the first fossils that showed the oldest whales walked on land visits UAF;  A Utah doctor is accused of lying about ill patients in his climbing party to get a helicopter ride off Denali.

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