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Midday Report – February 23, 2024

On today’s Midday Report with host Brian Venua: Kodiak Electric Association suspects eagles for recent power outages. An avalanche in Chignik caused a loss of power and phone service. The Alaska House passed a wide-ranging, bipartisan education bill. The American Library Association is taking a direct look at Alaska libraries. And Anchorage is getting a $25,000 grant to aid the …

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Midday Report – February 21, 2024

On today’s Midday Report with host Brian Venua: The U.S. Department of Agriculture will buy millions of pounds of Alaska seafood like salmon and pollock. Dan Sullivan spoke to the Alaska State Legislature about issues with Iran’s Navy. Updates continue to flow about Kotzebue’s water issues. And the Chocolate Lover’s Fling and Art Auctions raised thousands to boost tourism to …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 22 February 2024

North Pacific Right Whales seen in Barnabas Trough, 25 miles south of Kodiak Island, in 2021 (NOAA Fisheries)

This week on the Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Davis Hovey reports on expansion of critical habitat for North Pacific Right Whales for KMXT, Jeremy Hsieh on Eklutna Lake restoration wrangling for Alaska Public Radio, and KDLL’s Riley Board reports that the EPA has charged a Soldotna man with damaging salmon habitat. North Pacific Right Whales seen in Barnabas …

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Midday Report – February 21, 2024

On today’s Midday Report with host Brian Venua: Kodiak scientists dissected and studied a Cuvier’s Beaked whale on Fossil Beach over the weekend. New ways to survey pollock populations will soon be under way. Dr. Anne Zink, the state’s chief medical officer during the pandemic, will leave her position in April. And Alaska Public Media’s Wesley Early and Tim Rockey …

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Midday Report – February 20, 2020

On today’s Midday Report with host Brian Venua: Trident seeks a temporary exception to the Marine Mammal Protection Act. The Alaska House is seeing a snag in the state’s education bill. The Alaska Senate is working to nix several of the Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s executive orders. And old fishing line could be used to make handwoven rugs.   Reps. CJ …

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Midday Report – February 16, 2024

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski addressed the Alaska Legislature on the morning of February 15th. (Photo courtesy of Gavel Alaska/KTOO).

On today’s Midday Report with host Brian Venua: Senator Lisa Murkowski addressed the Alaska Legislature yesterday. The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank has seen an increase in need as the state continues to struggle distributing SNAP benefits. Seafood Processors are feeling a historic squeeze. And a Fairbanks-born inventor promoted his work on a popular reality TV show. U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski …

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Midday Report – February 15, 2024

North Pacific Right Whales seen in Barnabas Trough, 25 miles south of Kodiak Island, in 2021 (NOAA Fisheries)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The Kodiak Police Department says reports of a firearm at Kodiak High School this morning were found to be not credible. Though he won’t be born for another 300 years — and he’s a fictitious character — William Riker just might be the most famous person born in Valdez. And Northern Right …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 15 February 2024

Alaska razor clams. (Jenny Neyman/KDLL)

This week on the Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: A report about paralytic shellfish poisoning from Alaska Public Media’s Kavitha George, KBBI’s Jamie Diep on the effects of ocean acidification on razor clams, and Hannah Flor reports about an electronic monitoring bill that gets a lukewarm reception from industry. Alaska razor clams. (Jenny Neyman/KDLL)

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Midday Report – February 14, 2024

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy delivers the State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Rep. Sarah Vance of Homer apologized on the house floor on Monday for comments she made about assault rates and violence against Indigenous women. Midwives in Alaska are speaking out against a plan from Governor Mike Dunleavy to dissolve the board that governs their profession. And members of the state House and …

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