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Midday Report – February 26, 2024

The M/V Kennicott leaving Wrangell on Jan. 8, 2021 (Sage Smiley/KSTK)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Alaska Congresswoman Mary Peltola ranks second-highest in staff turnover for the U.S. House of Representatives. One of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s 12 executive orders would bring big changes to a board tasked with overseeing Alaska’s ferry system. And federal grants are now available to help reduce rural energy costs. The M/V Kennicott leaving …

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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 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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Midday Report – February 12, 2024

A policeman wears a body camera during St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this year in North Charleston, South Carolina. (Creative Commons photo by North Charleston)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Two longtime King Cove residents died from injuries sustained in a suspicious fire in Anchorage at the start of the month. The city of Anchorage has reached a legal settlement with the organization that sued it over the lengthy amount of time it took to outfit police officers with body cameras. And Alaska lawmakers …

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Midday Report – February 08, 2024

Both the warehouse and nearby stock room were involved in the fire, according to a press release from Peter Pan. The company said there were no injuries.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Sen. Lisa Murkowski was one of only four Republicans to vote for a national security bill that was rejected yesterday. Former Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, accused of misconduct during the 2018 primary and general elections, will face trial starting July 22. And a fire broke out at Sand Point’s Peter Pan Seafood facility …

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