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Midday Report – February 06, 2024

Lake Kulik, in the Wood Tikchik State Park.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Advocates call for more education funding locally, and state wide. Lieutenant Governor Dahlstrom’s US House campaign is funded mostly by outside PACs. And Governor Dunleavy wants to eliminate the state board that oversees the nation’s biggest state park. Lake Kulik, in the Wood Tikchik State Park.  

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Midday Report – February 05, 2024

LuLu Small performs at the Watering Hole at the Alaska State Fair. Jacob Mann/Frontiersman

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Alaska is a motherlode of characters, and Lulu Small is one of them. Tribes have submitted evidence to the Canadian government that they hope will give them a voice in transboundary mining discussions. And a condo developer in Juneau borrowed money from the city’s affordable housing fund, but is not offering affordable …

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Midday Report – February 02, 2024

This oil and gas infrastructure is located in Cook Inlet. (Photo by Nathaniel Herz/Northern Journal)

On today’s Midday Report with host Brian Venua: OBI Seafoods will not open its plant in Larsen Bay. Alaska Lt. Gov. Nancy Dahlstrom is reaping the benefit of having the House speaker on her side as she runs for Congress. The Alaska Marine Highway System is cutting back summer service. The primary natural gas utility for Southcentral Alaska says the …

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Midday Report – February 01, 2024

Senate Majority Leader Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, speaks in favor of Senate Bill 88 on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, on the floor of the Alaska Senate. (Photo by James Brooks/Alaska Beacon)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines:  The Alaska Senate passed a bill yesterday to create a new pension plan for state and local government employees. Alaska’s largest utility voiced support for a bill that would step up the use of renewable energy. And a Petersburg-based Lingit actor is featured in the HBO crime drama, True Detective. Senate Majority …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 01 February 2024

Yelloweye rockfish. Credit: Alaska Department of Fish and Game

This week on The Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Nothing is easy in the Cook Inlet EEZ, story by KDLL’s Riley Board, plus Jack Darrell of KRBD on the prohibition on yelloweye fishing in Southeast Alaska. Plus: what is a pelagic performance standard, and can it be enforced? Yelloweye rockfish. Credit: Alaska Department of Fish and Game

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Midday Report – January 31, 2024

Protestors hold a banner calling for an increase in the base student allocation, a key part of the state’s education funding formula, during a rally at the Alaska State Capitol on Jan. 29, 2024. (Eric Stone/Alaska Public Media)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines The Governor’s State of the State praises mining and charter schools. Protesters in Juneau call for increased education funding. And a revamped public employee retirement plan will be getting a hard look by the Senate next week. Protestors hold a banner calling for an increase in the base student allocation, a key …

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Midday Report – January 30, 2024

A “Halt Holtan Hills!” sign sits in the window of a small business at the Girdwood Station Mall on Jan. 5, 2023. (Jeremy Hsieh/Alaska Public Media)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: A controversial deal to develop residential lots in Girdwood is back. The State House is holding hearings on a bill that Governor Mike Dunleavy claims could generate billions of dollars in revenue for the state. And rural Alaska communities will need more than $4 billion over the next 50 years to address …

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Midday Report – January 29, 2024

Pete Kaiser celebrates his eighth Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race victory with his dogs in Bethel, Alaska on January 28th, 2024.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Congresswoman Mary Peltola was in Alaska to kick off her reelection campaign. Lawmakers are considering a measure that would tighten residency requirements for Alaska hunting and fishing licenses. And mushers pushed through 30-below temperatures to finish the 45th running of the Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race. Pete Kaiser celebrates his eighth Kuskokwim …

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Midday Report – January 25, 2024

The village of Newtok

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines:  The war in Ukraine has resulted in the loss of Russian input to an international Arctic monitoring project. The leadership of the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. is advocating for the creation of a new 3% city sales tax. And the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is calling on Congress to streamline federal …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 25 January 2024

actory Trawlers like the F/T Alaska Ocean, pictured here in Dutch Harbor in 2023, harvest Alaska pollock in the Bering Sea and process it onboard, producing fillets, surimi and fish oil all aboard the ship.

This week on The Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines:  Theo Greenly’s extensive interview with Wesley Loy about the pollock TAC for KUCB, and Davis Hovey’s report on the end of the Kodiak Tanner crab season from KMXT.   Factory Trawlers like the F/T Alaska Ocean, pictured here in Dutch Harbor in 2023, harvest Alaska pollock in the Bering Sea …

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