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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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Alaska Fisheries Report 09 November 2023

Photo by Kate Ruck Pink salmon spawn in Gilmour Creek near where it enters Prince William Sound, Alaska, as a field technician works to collect carcasses of dead fish.

This week on the Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: CoastAlaska’s Angela Denning reports on the power of pink salmon, the Alaska Beacon shines a light on an average red run forecasted for next year in Bristol Bay, and Riley Board tells the tale of east side setnet closures in Upper Cook Inlet, courtesy of KDLL. Photo by Kate RuckPink …

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