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Midday Report January 13, 2023

Photo: (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Anchorage Assembly leaders say they want Mayor Dave Bronson to publicly respond to scathing allegations made against him. Senator Bert Stedman says the state needs to balance its long-term fiscal health against its ability to pay large Permanent Fund dividends. And a pilot training program is underway to combat the Certified Nursing …

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Midday Report January 12, 2023

Photo taken from the University of Alaska Fairbanks on Jan. 6, 2019, when there was an air quality alert in effect for the area. (Ravenna Koenig/ Alaska’s Energy Desk)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: A Soldotna doctor known as the “Candyman” pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a charge that he overprescribed addictive narcotics. The US Environmental Protection Agency could reject portions of a state plan to reduce Fairbanks North Pole area wintertime fine particulate pollution. And Independent Representative Bryce Edgmon looks ahead to the start of …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 12 January 2023

A large male killer whale in the Fraser River, where southern resident whales are now endangered. Photograph: jonmccormackphoto/Getty Images

This week on the Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Maggie Nelson of KUCB reports on the Unalaska cod strike, and KCAW’s Katherine Rose on the lawsuit that threatens to shut down Southeast chinook trolling. A large male killer whale in the Fraser River, where southern resident whales are now endangered. Photograph: jonmccormackphoto/Getty Images  

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Midday Report January 11, 2023

Professional skier Ellen Bradley at Native Youth Snow Sports Community Night at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Jan. 6, 2023. (Photo courtesy of K̲aachgóon Rochelle Smallwood)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Two F-22 fighter jets from JBER stopped off unexpectedly in Whitehorse on the way home from Europe. The National Park Service has awarded a contract to build a bridge over a slumping section of the road into Denali National Park. And a pro skier is working to get more Alaska Native youth …

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Midday Report January 10, 2023

Sean Gallup—Getty Image

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Alaska legislators have so far pre-filed 68 bills and resolutions ahead of the January 17 session start date. Klawock police chief Terry Stonecipher died unexpectedly Monday morning.  And scientists say glaciers are melting faster than they thought. Photo: Sean Gallup

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Midday Report January 09, 2023

Sean McDermott / KBBI

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Alaska has a fully fledged member of the U.S. House again. Ketchikan’s borough and school district take cautious steps forward in resolving their dispute over health care payments. And a Homer entrepreneur is making lumber from plastic. Sean McDermott/KBBI

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Midday Report January 06, 2023

Mo Mountain Mutts’ dogs in snow. (Mo Thompson photo)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: A dog walking duo in Skagway has gained internet fame. Last year’s fire season is the largest on record for Bristol Bay. And Alaska Congresswoman Mary Peltola says it might be time to start thinking about a bipartisan solution to the House Speaker impasse. Mo Mountain Mutts’ dogs in snow. (Mo Thompson …

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Midday Report January 05, 2023

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Last month was the wettest December on record in Anchorage. A nationwide egg shortage has hit Alaska especially hard.  And Rhonda McBride looks back on Mary Peltola’s fight to be the first Alaska Native to serve in Congress. 

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Midday Report January 04, 2023

Rep. Mary Peltola was the only member of Congress wearing a kuspuk on the first day of the 2023 session. (Liz Ruskin/Alaska Public Media)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Alaska’s job market will continue on a path of recovery this year, but slower than other states. Mary Peltola waits to be sworn in while Republicans struggle to elect a leader. And Anchorage is still hauling snow, and has a long way to go. Rep. Mary Peltola was the only member of …

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