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Midday Report October 23, 2023

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Vic Fischer, the last living signer of Alaska’s constitution, died yesterday at his Anchorage home. Subsistence concerns were a major topic of discussion at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention on Friday.  And two teenagers will pay fines, and forfeit their guns and hunting licenses, for illegally shooting two brown bears in …

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Midday Report October 20, 2023

Sophie Minich, outgoing CEO and president of CIRI, speaks at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023. (Matt Faubion/Alaska Public Media)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The annual Alaska Federation of Natives Convention has kicked off in Anchorage. Hundreds of people in Anchorage are moving from encampments into hotel rooms as the winter shelter season begins. And the Southeast island community of Whale Pass is asking the state to pursue carbon credits instead of a nearby timber sale. …

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Midday Report October 19, 2023

A small group of caribou in Denali National Park and Preserve. NPS/Jay Elhard

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The Western Arctic Caribou Herd continues to decline and managers are proposing dramatically reducing harvest limits. The slow uphill speed of Mahn Choh Mine ore haul trucks is a safety concern. And Alaska has one of the highest suicide rates in the country. A small group of caribou in Denali National Park …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 19 October 2023

Twenty-seven classes from 15 schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District attended the two-day event on the Anchor River and Bear Creek. (Courtesy Eric Hart/Chapman Elementary School)

This week on the Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Rhonda McBride reports that AFN is joining the fed in suing the state, Janie Diep of KBBI on kids and salmon eggs, and from KDLG Christina McDermott offers a profile of Bristol Bay fisherman Dan Barr. Twenty-seven classes from 15 schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District attended the …

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Midday Report October 18, 2023

A fuel barge on the Yukon River. Angela Denning/KYUK

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Villages in the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta say fuel deliveries are behind schedule, and now the river is more treacherous. An international human rights commission says mining practices in British Columbia could violate the human rights of Southeast Alaskans. And Tribes in the Ketchikan area are calling for rural designation for everyone in …

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Midday Report October 17, 2023

A crowd watches as the bell tower from the St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church is removed on Friday. (Shiri Segal/Alaska Public Media)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The large number of unfilled jobs in Alaska is about demographics, according to new data. The Service High School jazz band jammed with members of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on Friday. And an effort is underway to renovate the oldest standing building in the Municipality of Anchorage. A crowd watches as the …

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Midday Report October 16, 2023

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The Catholic Diocese of Fairbanks ordained and installed its seventh bishop, Father Steven Maekawa, last week. Anchorage Mayor Bronson says they are ready for extreme snow this year. And mushers are signing up for the 45th Kuskokwim 300. Katie BasileMushers head down the chute at the start of the Kuskokwim 300. Jan. …

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Midday Report October 13, 2023

One of the 95-foot Kinross truck and trailer combinations

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The Anchorage Assembly has approved a new, temporary homeless shelter for the winter. Unalaska may be getting its first legal cannabis dispensary. And the State DOT will spend millions making the route safer for 95 foot long, 80-ton double trailer rigs that will haul ore through Northwest Alaska. One of the 95-foot …

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Midday Report October 12, 2023

An unmanned delivery drone in Alaska.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: El Nino conditions are forecast to persist through the winter. Rural Alaska could see drone deliveries in its future. And a humpback whale calf known as Tango that washed up dead near Auke Bay earlier this summer was killed by a large boat. An unmanned delivery drone in Alaska.

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