Midday Report July 17, 2023

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The 100th anniversary of completion of the Alaska Railroad was celebrated in Nenana Saturday. The sockeye run at Redoubt Lake near Sitka is so big it could be too big. And the spendable portion of the Alaska Permanent Fund is dwindling and could be exhausted entirely within three years.

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President Warren G. Harding pounds the golden spike in a July 15, 1923 ceremony marking completion of the railroad line from Seward to Fairbanks
President Warren G. Harding pounds the golden spike in a July 15, 1923 ceremony marking completion of the railroad line from Seward to Fairbanks.

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