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Midday Report November 16, 2023

A cottage built by the Sitka Community Land Trust.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The number of missing and murdered indigenous people in Alaska continues to climb. The Sitka Community Land Trust is bridging the housing gap one cottage at a time. And high prices make Ketchikan an attractive fentanyl market. A cottage built by the Sitka Community Land Trust.

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Alaska Fisheries Report 16 November 2023

Sean Den Adel and Skye Steritz own and operate Noble Ocean Farms out of Cordova. (Photo courtesy Mark Titus)

This week on the Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Alaska Public Media’s Kavitha George talks to Cordova kelp farmers, the Tanana Cheifs Conference weighs salmon hatcheries, as reported by Dan Bross of KUAC, and KMXT’s Brian Venua chats with Undercurrent reporter Kirsten Dobroth about a somber meeting of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Sean Den Adel and Skye Steritz …

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Midday Report November 15, 2023

Snow falls on traffic near the Glenn Highway’s Eagle River bridge on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023. (From

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Anchorage residents have faced a series of snow storms this week. The Anchorage Assembly voted Tuesday to raise the capacity at the city’s walk-in emergency cold weather shelter to 200 beds. And Alaska is falling behind in multiple areas regarding lung cancer, according to a report released yesterday. Snow falls on traffic …

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Talk of the Rock: Movember and Men’s Health

On this week’s Talk of the Rock, host Jared Griffin discusses men’s mental and physical health with guests: Max Skinner, Community Development Manager with Movember Andy Ray, testicular cancer survivor Norma Smihal, Kodiak Movember organizer and advocate Movember is an awareness and health support program, designed to support men through mental health, and prostate and testicular cancer journeys. You can …

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Midday Report November 14, 2023

Military officials say an artillery shell found near Cold Bay in October 2023 was approximately 12 inches in diameter and four feet long (soda can for reference. (Courtesy Harold “Hap” Kremer)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: A United States Coast Guard helicopter crashed near Petersburg last night, critically injuring two crew members. Senator Sullivan supports a rule change to allow confirmation of military promotions over the objections of a fellow Republican Senator. And experts have blown up a large artillery round near Cold Bay. Military officials say an …

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ASMI conference identifies storm of issues in seafood market conditions

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, a partially government-funded organization focused on promoting the state’s seafood, held its All Hand on Deck Conference in Anchorage from Nov. 1st through the 4th. Some of the seafood industry’s top experts presented on the state of the market.  Kirsten Dobroth is the Alaska reporter for Undercurrent News, a commercial fishing and seafood trade magazine. …

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Midday Report November 13, 2023

Cheif Ignatious Andrew speaks to Senator Murkowski in Bethel on Friday

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: About a hundred people gathered in Bethel on Friday for a federal hearing on the impact of the loss of salmon in the region.  A group of Native American women to weigh on how they’ve used their law degrees to help their people. And one person died in a fire at an …

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City of Kodiak staff respond to breach in water main downtown

Updated November 13, 2023 City of Kodiak fixed the breach in the water main downtown and the boil water notice has been lifted, according to a representative for the health department of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. The breach was initially found on Friday and staff worked through the weekend to ensure water quality returned as soon as possible. …

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