KTOO News Update

KTOO News Update

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


Newscast – Friday, Dec. 2, 2022

In this newscast: On Saturday, Juneau's largest convention space, Centennial Hall, will close until late summer; The US Dept. of the Interior is putting $75 million towards community relocation efforts for three tribes, two of which are in Alaska; Alaska tribal leaders are headed home from the White House Tribal Nations Summit, with ICWA on the mind; The hourly wage rate in Alaska has historically been higher than those of other states, but that's changing

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Newscast – Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022

In this newscast: Juneau public health officials warn that this flu and respiratory virus season is likely to be more severe than usual; Federal safety investigators are calling for new, more restrictive regulations on flightseeing tours in the Ketchikan area after a series of crashes; Students were evacuated from Kodiak's North Star Elementary after a suspicious package was reported Wednesday; A member of a national committee researching PFAS health effects shared information about the project

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Newscast – Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022

In this newscast: There were no fatalities within the Alaska's commercial fishing fleets this year, for only the second time on record; A former Alaska couple has been ordered to pay nearly one and a half million dollars for taking money from a Yakutat elder; The US Senate passed a bill to protect same sex marriage, with the support of both Alaska Senators; Alaska Congresswoman Mary Peltola voted against a bill to avert a railroad strike

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