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Midday Report November 28, 2023

Drag performer Lamia Monroe after being crowned Miss Gay Alaska in Juneau on Nov. 18, 2023. (Photo courtesy of Robin O’Donoghue)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: In Bristol Bay, students got a chance to practice their first aid and health triage skills as part of crisis training. Work has begun to clear a path through the landslide debris in Wrangell. And drag queens from across the state vied for the title of Miss Gay Alaska America recently. Drag …

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Midday Report November 27, 2023

Sen. Murkowski talks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol in 2020. (JeffMalet/MaletPhot.co)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Two people are still missing after last week’s deadly landslide in Wrangell. The only known survivor of the Wrangell Landslide tells her story. And Senator Lisa Murkowski has an idea to ease Congressional tension. Sen. Murkowski talks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol in 2020. (Jeff Malet/MaletPhoto.com)  

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Midday Report November 24, 2023

Wood stove pipe on a Fairbanks area home.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: While the search continued out the road on Thanksgiving Day, many Wrangell residents gathered at the local community center. The US Environmental Protection Agency has announced final action on a state plan to improve Fairbanks North Pole area wintertime air quality. And Alaska’s Minimum Wage will rise, but Minimum Salary probably matters …

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Midday Report November 22, 2023

A fatal landslide at roughly Mile 11 of the Zimovia Highway near Wrangell, seen from the air on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023. (Courtesy Sunrise Aviation)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The Environmental Protection Agency has announced plans to give $150 Million to Alaska Tribes for clean energy, and climate change resilience projects. Three are dead and three people are still missing after a large landslide outside of Wrangell Monday night. And many Alaskans commute to work via aircraft, making coldwater aircraft crash …

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Midday Report November 21, 2023

City of Wrangell, Alaska. (Photo taken from the City and Borough of Wrangell Facebook page)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: An unknown number of people are missing after a “massive” landslide in Wrangell. A lawsuit filed Friday accuses the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District of violating six students’ constitutional rights by removing books from school library shelves. And an emergency subsistence hunt held in Kake at the start of the COVID pandemic has …

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Midday Report November 20, 2023

Wrigley Barley Field with Mt. Hayes Looming. Photograph courtesy of Alaska Flour Company

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Recent overdoses overshadowed Covenant House Alaska’s annual candlelight vigil. Sitka’s Assembly has voted to return excess sales tax revenues as energy credits. And the state will step in to stabilize barley prices in Delta Junction. Wrigley Barley Field with Mt. Hayes Looming. Photograph courtesy of Alaska Flour Company  

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Midday Report November 17, 2023

“Well, it was it was dark,” said Logan Padgett, captain of the Lydia Marie as the helicopter from Air Station Sitka arrived. “So we were just looking at the helicopter lights and there wasn’t really much to see. But we could hear the rotors one second, and then loud crash the next. Then silence.” In the photo, an Air Station Sitka Jayhawk on a training flight. (Photo courtesy of Don Kluting)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Many people scrambled to help rescue the crew of the downed Coast Guard helicopter near Sitka. And Alaskans are encouraged to check out health insurance plans offered during the Affordable Care act’s open enrollment period. “Well, it was it was dark,” said Logan Padgett, captain of the Lydia Marie as the helicopter …

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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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