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Midday Report July 13, 2023

Photo by Alice Bailey Brian Ulaski and Jennifer Tusten collect cores from the wrack line at Camel Rock in Kachemak Bay in summer 2021.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Operators of Alaska child care centers say they are having trouble finding staff to meet high demand. Anchorage continues to struggle with a policy on homeless camping. And looking at beach seaweed through a microscope. Photo by Alice BaileyBrian Ulaski and Jennifer Tusten collect cores from the wrack line at Camel Rock …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 13 July 2023

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

This week on the Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines:  KOTZ’s Desiree Hagen reports on the Kotzebue Sound chum season, and Evan Erickson takes us to a meeting of the Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Working Group, courtesy of KYUK. Plus a glimmer of hope for Cook Inlet setnetters in the form of an experimental net.   U.S. Fish and Wildlife …

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Midday Report July 12, 2023

Wildfire smoke was visible in the sunset on the coastline of Frederick Sound on Saturday, June 8th. (Photo by Shelby Herbert/KFSK)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan was in Lithuania yesterday for the NATO summit. Alaska’s labor shortage might have more to do with less people coming into the state than the number of people leaving. And people in Southeast Alaska are starting to see the smoke from Canadian fires. Wildfire smoke was visible in …

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Midday Report July 11, 2023

People of all ages attended the Critical Mass bike ride on Saturday. (Dev Hardikar/Alaska Public Media)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly is deciding whether to back a proposed rule to ban trans girls from women’s high school sports teams. A former hotel in Midtown Anchorage is weeks away from reopening as low-income housing. And Anchorage bike riders take over the streets, for a while. People of all ages …

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Midday Report July 10, 2023

Boat traffic continues as normal while fire crews extinguish a fire at the Whittier Fuel Dock on July 4, 2023. (Valerie Kern/ Alaska Public Media).

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: After a fire closed a fuel dock in the Whittier Harbor this week, city officials say it’s operational again. And arctic Alaska is on the lookout for invasive species. Boat traffic continues as normal while fire crews extinguish a fire at the Whittier Fuel Dock on July 4, 2023. (Valerie Kern/ Alaska …

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Midday Report July 5, 2023

The roof and steeple of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church was consumed by flames. (Photo by Shelby Herbert/KFSK)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Petersburg’s Catholic Church caught fire yesterday afternoon in a blaze that continued for nearly 10 hours. Two Anchorage Assembly members are taking aim at with a proposal to dramatically simplify the city’s residential zoning rules. And Alaska wildfire managers have seen the least-ever acreage burned so far this summer. The roof and …

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Midday Report July 5, 2023

Runners take off at the starting line of the Mount Marathon men’s race in Seward on July 4, 2023. (Dev Hardikar/Alaska Public Media)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: More than 800 runners tackled rain and treacherous trail yesterday in Seward’s grueling Mount Marathon race. The annual Kachemak Bay Highland Games were played on Saturday, complete with kilts. And a new Alaska housing agency has rolled out its first round of grants. Runners take off at the starting line of the …

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Midday Report June 30, 2023

Yaakws greeting the Hōkūle‘a and its crew at Auke Bay. June 10, 2023. (Photo by Yvonne Krumrey/KTOO)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Law-enforcement officers shot and killed a heavily armed man who on Wednesday barricaded himself in his house near Ester. A phone sat at the bottom of the Kenai River for four days last week, until it was reeled in by an unsuspecting angler. And the Polynesian voyaging canoe visiting Southeast will use …

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Midday Report June 29, 2023

Theo Greenly / KUCB Grenades, chemical weapons and other munitions have been turning up on the island’s hiking trails and beaches for decades.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Senator Sullivan says Alaska’s youth mental health crisis is severe and profound. Military weapons experts will visit Unalaska to examine a possible unexploded device. And Anchorage pushes homeless campers from one unofficial site to the next. Grenades, chemical weapons and other munitions have been turning up on Unalaska’s hiking trails and beaches …

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