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Midday Report February 09, 2023

(Photo by Angela Denning/KFSK)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Brent Sass won the Yukon Quest 550 sled dog race in Fairbanks last night. School districts around the state are grappling with holes in their budgets for the coming school year. And the tanner crab fishery begins this weekend in Southeast Alaska. (Photo by Angela Denning/KFSK)

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Midday Report February 08, 2023

Cassandra Segevan poses for a photo after getting juice and hot oatmeal from Duke Russell’s unofficial meal service at the Sullivan Arena emergency shelter in Anchorage on Jan. 18, 2023. Segevan said she was really grateful for the food and services there. Also pictured: Volunteer Michelle Gonzalez. (Jeremy Hsieh/Alaska Public Media)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Brent Sass is on track to win the Yukon Quest Alaska 550 later today. Mary Peltola’s announcement last week that she hired a Republican to be her state director has ruffled some feathers. And one Anchorage man inspires others to help the un-housed. Cassandra Segevan poses for a photo after getting juice …

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Midday Report February 07, 2023

Matt Hall’s team approaches the finish of the 2022 Yukon Quest 350-mile race (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Matt Hall won the Yukon Quest 300 yesterday. Meanwhile, Brent Sass continues to lead the Quest 550. And some Kenai city council members say it’s a good time to loosen restrictions on owning chickens inside city limits. Matt Hall’s team approaches the finish of the 2022 Yukon Quest 350-mile race (Lex Treinen/Alaska …

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Midday Report February 06, 2023

Preston Kopp (far right) at winner's podium, after receiving a bronze medal in the Biathlon Snowshoe competition. Preston spoke with England's Prince William about his Biathlon race, which involves running on snowshoes and hitting targets. Photo courtesy of Arctic Winter Games.

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: It was a fast and furious finale for Team Alaska at the Arctic Winter Games. A bus station in Ninilchik, has the potential to become a small Native reservation — but the state of Alaska is pushing back. And a Toksok Bay couple is an internet sensation. Preston Kopp (far right) at …

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Midday Report February 03, 2023

Participants in a pro-education rally hold signs in front of the Alaska State Capitol on Monday night, Jan. 23, 2023. (James Brooks/Alaska Beacon)

On today’s Midday Report with host Kirsten Dobroth: A Senate Committee has proposed adding $1000 to the Base Student Allocation. Southeast Alaska has seen an uptick in fentanyl-laced pills. And Fairbanks’ only natural gas supplier signed a 20-year contract with Hilcorp to begin sourcing gas from the North Slope. Participants in a pro-education rally hold signs in front of the …

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Midday Report February 02, 2023

Renee Trafton, owner of Beak Restaurant in Sitka, Alaska

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The Bureau of Land Management is inclined to allow the development of  the Willow project, to drill for oil on federal land in the Arctic. Sitka chef Renee Trafton is a finalist for a James Beard Award. And the Kenai Peninsula Board of Education has upheld the firing of a Soldotna physical …

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Midday Report February 01, 2023

The proposed Pebble Mine site, pictured in 2014. (Jason Sear/KDLG)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy repeated his goal to make Alaska the “most pro-life state in the country” yesterday. Gas supply from proven fields in Cook Inlet will only satisfy demand from Alaska’s main population center for about four more years. The Bristol Bay Native Corporation has cheered the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision …

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Midday Report January 31, 2023

Alohna Johnson of Nome receives the Fair Play Award at the Dene Stick Pull games

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The 2023 Arctic Winter Games got underway in Wood Buffalo, Alberta Canada on Sunday night. A trial is set for late summer in the criminal case involving the deaths of two teenagers in a crash on Unalaska’s Mount Ballyhoo nearly four years ago. And environmental protesters against the Willow Project seem few …

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Midday Report January 30, 2023

Pete Kaiser wins his seventh Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race on Jan. 29, 2023 in Bethel. (Katie Basile)

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: The Fairbanks Native Association and Tanana Chiefs Conference hosted a gathering to raise awareness about cases of missing and murdered Alaska Native people. A sentencing hearing for admitted arsonist Jamison Gallion concluded Wednesday in Fairbanks. And Bethel musher Pete Kaiser has won the Kuskokwim 300. Pete Kaiser wins his seventh Kuskokwim 300 …

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