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Alaska News September 30 – October 01, 2023

KTUU: No injuries after bullet strikes school bus in Wasilla; Anchorage couple pleads not guilty to all counts in fraud indictments related to fraudulent COVID-19 relief distributions; Anchorage couple pleads not guilty to all counts in fraud indictments related to fraudulent COVID-19 relief distributions; Nonprofit to host first basketball referee training for veterans, service members in Alaska and more ->
KTOO: Alaska Permanent Fund leaders discuss whether to seek exemption from open-government law; Orange Shirt Day is a chance to confront and learn from the history of residential schools and more ->

KYUK: Alaska Federation of Natives sides with federal government in Kuskokwim salmon dispute and more ->


Alaska Native News: Seaweed: The Miracle Macroalgae with Major Economic and Environmental Value; The world according to a dog’s nose; This Day in Alaska History-September 30th, 1909; This Day in Alaska History-October 1st, 1909 and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Anchorage police continue search for jewelry scam suspects after double arrest in Fairbanks and more ->

KINY: Tlingit & Haida and Forest Service sign agreements for co-stewardship of the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area; Juneau Police Department and the City and Borough of Juneau held a retirement ceremony for Deputy Chief David Campbell; A bright year at the 2023 fair and more ->


KSTK: Wrangell Borough Manager Jeff Good to step down at the end of the year and more ->

KFSK: More than a third of Petersburg’s Mitkof Middle School runs cross-country and more ->

Craig Medred: Wild Fish Aid

Michael R Dougherty: Anchorage Peggy’s Restaurant Memories
Do you know the history of one of Anchorage’s most beloved restaurants? Meet Peggy Lott, the woman who started it all in this nostalgic edition.

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Alaska News September 29, 2023

KTUU: ‘It’s a battle every day’: Twin sister, cousin speak on holding out hope of finding missing loved one Anchorage police also emphasizing importance of reporting missing persons cases as soon as possible and more ->
KTOO: She received chemo in two states. Why did it cost so much more in Alaska?; Looming government shutdown could put Fat Bear Week on pause and more ->

KYUK: Aniak resolution asks for changes to the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, and to add a Native commissioner; Aniak’s power prices decrease, but the Regulatory Commission of Alaska looks into two irregularities in the company’s filings; Tesla needs graphite. Alaska has plenty. But mining it raises fears in nearby villages. and more ->


Alaska Native News: NANA shareholders hold historic NRC Shareholder Trust beneficiary vote, approve the creation of a shareholder permanent fund; This Day in Alaska History-September 29th, 1904 and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Chokecherry trees: an invasive species in Interior Alaska and more ->


KINY: Prince of Wales Landscape Level Analysis Project (POW LLA) workshop, comment period scheduled for October; Jim Adams convicted of second-degree murder for beating wife, Rhoda Adams, with crowbar and more ->
KUCB: Ultra-rare whales swimming in Alaska waters could get bigger areas of protection and more ->

KMXT: Midday Report

Craig Medred: Wet and wetter
South Anchorage & Midtown Farmer’s Market
September 30, 2023
HOURS: 9am-2pm
Last Outdoor market for South Anchorage, and next-to-last Midtown market outdoors. Still LOTS of late-season terrific fresh vegetables, plus Seafood, Ice Cream, Pasta, Preserves, Donuts…Oh My!
FOR THE KIDS at Midtown: We have colored chalk on hand for young artists to draw their favorite veggies & flowers on the pavement. (weather permitting)

Alaska News September 28, 2023

KTOO: Glenn Highway closed near Kings River after fuel tanker rollover; ‘Inadequate’ pilot training largely blamed for deadly 2021 helicopter crash that killed 5, including Czech billionaire; First fraud indictments related to Anchorage COVID-19 distributions charge couple for $1.6M in stolen funds and more ->
KTOO: NTSB: Plane in crash that killed Peltola’s husband was heavily laden with moose meat, antlers and more ->
Alaska Native News: This Day in Alaska History-September 28th, 1907 and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: 100 years of tradition Starvation Gulch at the University of Alaska Fairbanks celebrates a century of existence; Fairbanks hosts Alaska Bar Association Annual Convention and more ->
KINY: Peruvian national arrested in Peru for sending over 150 hoax bomb threats to schools and other institutions in the United States and soliciting child pornography; A new rush arrives on the Seward Peninsula: for graphite, not gold and more ->
KFSK: Second, unrelated, threat against the Petersburg School District; PMC staff to report on flu season preparedness at monthly Hospital Board Meeting PMC staff to report on flu season preparedness at monthly Hospital Board Meeting and more ->
KUCB: Activists urge reforms after Bering Sea trawlers haul up 9 dead orcas and more ->
Delta Wind: Three Bears to buy Buffalo Center Service and more ->
KMXT: Alaska Fisheries Report 28 September 2023
By Megan McDonld, Only In Your State Alaska: Shrine of St. Therese In Juneau Alaska Is So Little-Known, You Just Might Have It All To Yourself
Lofty Minded in Alaska: Pointing Toward Winter
Craig Medred: Blinders on
Simple Living Alaska: 6 Days and 6 Nights Hunting Elusive Animals in Alaska

Alaska News September 27, 2023

Alaska Native News: This Day in Alaska History-September 27th, 1957 and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Woman charged in 2 Fairbanks car accidents which resulted in injuries and more ->

KINY: Former Saint Paul Chief of Police convicted for sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree and more ->

The Seward Journal: September 27 to October 03, 2023


KRBD: Ketchikan City Council candidate gets protective order against another candidate and more ->
KUCB: Japanese whaling vessel refuels in Unalaska and more ->


KMXT: Midday Report


Alaska News September 24-26, 2023

KTUU: Anchorage asks SCOTUS to reconsider lower court homeless ruling; moves ahead with camp abatement plan; ‘It’s a wicked problem’: AFD says no easy solution to homeless encampment fires; Anchorage Health Department terminates contract with safety patrol and safety center provider and more ->

KTOO: Alaska congressional delegation takes concerns about Albertsons-Kroger merger to FTC and more ->
KYUK: FEMA Disaster Assistance teams visiting Bethel and more ->
Aloaska Native News: Alaska Native Heritage Center receives prestigious Museum Institutional Excellence Award by the National Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums; The varying colors of fall equinox; Defense Department military, civilian leaders tour Geophysical Institute; This Day in Alaska History-September 24th, 1918; This Day in Alaska History-September 25th, 1907; This Day in Alaska History-September 26th, 1922 and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: DOT announces steps taken to improve safety along ore hauling route and more ->
KFSK: Petersburg School District to cut back on sugar and salt; possibly add traditional foods to school meals and more ->

KUCB: Alaska’s new marine highway receives blowback from environmental group and more ->
KNOM Radio Mission: The Nome Static, Transmission 714: September 2023

KMXT: Midday Reports

Craig Medred: The indictment
Craig Medred: Demarketing
By Ammon Swenson, Alaska Public Media: State of Art: Wild Shore New Music returns for 10th season
By Joe Dziemianowicz, Oxygen True Crime: Alleged North Pole Serial Killer Strangled and Shot 4 Young Women and 1 Girl The search for the killer of young women in North Pole, Alaska, leads investigators to the local air force base.

Edible Alaska: #58: Touring the Alaska Food Ecosystem

Alaska News September 23, 2023

KTUU: NOAA ship wraps up extensive Alaska expedition following fascinating discovery; Alaska marijuana industry hopes tax relief will reduce black market availability and more ->
KTOO: After viral ad offering expense-free living, Alaska community will have school for the first time since 2018; Finalist for Juneau police chief job led an investigation that divided a small Colorado town; Experts gather in Sitka to talk Southeast housing solutions and more ->

K:Y:UK: Scientists found fewer positive cases of bird flu in Alaska this year; Bethel tribal organization ramps up support for state predator control program aimed at protecting Mulchatna caribou herd and more ->


Alaska Native News: This Day in Alaska History-September 23rd, 1928 and more ->
Simple Living Alaska: From High Tunnel to Chicken Run | Working Away to Winter’s Arrival

Alaska News September 22, 2023

KTUU: Parks and Recreation addressing public health concerns regarding portable toilets; Fire at former Golden Lion Hotel in Midtown; ASD hopes new behavior program pilot will reduce discipline issues and more ->


KTOO: Can this robot print a whole house? Nome is going to find out; Alaska heading toward fiscal ‘brick wall’ that could force end to PFD formula debate; 2023 Rasmuson Distinguished Artist awardee plans to weave biggest Chilkat blanket ever and more ->
KYUK: Starlink connections among latest round of tribal broadband funding for Alaska and more ->
Alaska Native News: U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Alaska Celebrates $3M Awarded to Alaska Department of Public Safety for Criminal Records System Updates; Murkowski, Sullivan Applaud $53 Million in Additional Tribal Broadband Grants; This Day in Alaska History-September 22nd, 1898 and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: SNAP backlog cleared Division of Public Assistance offers SNAP applications and more ->
The Arctic Sounder: Retiring Kotzebue fire chief says care and hard work is what it takes to do the job well and more ->
KINY: National District Attorneys Association honors Fairbanks DA; With Alaska’s federal judge vacancy nearing 2-year mark, Sullivan breaks from nomination tradition and more ->

KSTK: Wrangell wades into local impacts of Supreme Court’s wetlands ruling and more ->

KUCB: Visiting scientists use drone technology to monitor Makushin Volcano and more ->
Holland & Knight: Alaska Releases Online Portal for Alcohol Licenses and Permits

Alaska News September 21, 2023

KTUU: Midtown Anchorage search for suspect ends in arrest; Newborn sea otter pup recovering at Alaska SeaLife Center after orca attack kills mother and more ->

KTOO: National Weather Service revamps Alaska maps to improve forecasts, advisories; Alaska bears’ doughnut heist makes international news: ‘I’m still getting phone calls,’ store manager says and more ->

KYUK: Bethel Police Department has new K-9 Unit and more ->

Alaska Native News: Kasilof Man Arrested on Assault/Weapons Charges Twice in Same Day; William Myers Convicted of Attempted Sexual Assault; Surveys in full swing for joint Bethel Native Corporation-GCI AIRRAQ Network fiber project; This Day in Alaska History-September 21st, 1891 and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: 35 million grant allocated to TCC for rural broadband internet and more ->


KINY: Three Alaska schools awarded 2023 National Blue Ribbon Schools; No special session this year on fiscal issues, Alaska legislators say and more ->

KUCB: Russian military conducts exercises in Bering Sea and more ->

Facets: ncluding local voices in marine debris conversations to advance environmental justice for island and coastal communities: perspectives from St. Paul Island, Alaska
Selina Alexander (Koyukon Athabascan) Artist Talk at Sheldon Jackson Museum
by LAM Webmaster on September 21st, 2023 in Events, Sheldon Jackson Museum | 0 Comments
Selina AlexanderSheldon Jackson Museum Alaska Native artist-in-residence Selena Alexander will give a talk on “Learning Art Forms,” on September 28 at 2 pm. She will share how she came to be a beader, porcupine quill worker, caribou tufter, and skin and fur sewer. To reserve a spot to attend the talk in-person, call the museum at (907) 747-8981. The talk will also be streamed live on Zoom, and the recording will be available later on the Friends of SJM YouTube channel.
Zoom information
Visit and input Meeting ID: 895 9860 0094 and Passcode: SELINA
Or visit
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Alaska News September 18-20, 2023

KTUU: Municipal IT director resigns after city election dispute; Anchorage police ask public for help in identifying worst intersections for red light runners; Professor Kellie Puff cooks her way to the top of Alaska’s culinary scene and more ->

KTOO: Volunteers hope for city support with cleaning up Douglas Island graveyards and more ->


KYUK: A Y-K Delta college student auditioned for American Idol from Nome; New ‘berry booklets’ combine traditional knowledge and science that Alaska’s berry pickers can use and more ->

Alaksa Native News: Anchorage Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Trafficking Fentanyl, Meth; First seismic network installed on Mount Edgecumbe volcano; This Day in Alaska History-September 18th, 1915; This Day in Alaska History-September 19th, 1903; This Day in Alaska History-September 20th, 1914 and more ->


Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: FBI searches for Anchorage bank robbery suspect and more ->

KINY: Sitka Cime Report

The Seward Journal: September 20 to September 26, 2023


Delta Wind: Bogus threat made to Alaska schools

Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing – September 20, 2023

KMXT: Talk of the Rock: Non-profits with Michele Whetzel and more ->

 BusinessLend: Verizon improves the experience for customers in Alaska’s
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kenai Peninsula residents and visitors now have more options to stay connected. With its recent network expansion along the Kenai and new retail store in Soldotna, Verizon is serving customers where they live, work and play.

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Governor Dunleavy Appoints Public Defender, Anchorage Superior Court Judge
Mike Dunleavy, Governor: Alaska Adult Education and Family Literacy Week
Mike Dunleavy, Governor: Forensic Science Week
Mike Dunleavy, Governor: Prisoners of War and Missing in Action Recognition Day

Alaska News September 15-17, 2023

KTUU: 2 killed in Kenai Peninsula school zone crash; 2023 PFD payments coming in early October; Viewing Alaska from above through the lens of Bradford Washburn and more ->

KTOO: Juneau celebrates newest US citizens with naturalization ceremony and more ->


KYUK: FEMA Disaster Assistance teams visiting Kasigluk and returning to Emmonak and more ->

Alaska Native News: USDA Forest Service Awards Anchorage Park Foundation $2M for Forest Health; ACUASI completes first drone flight from Nenana to Fairbanks International Airport; This Day in Alaska History-September 15th, 1904; This Day in Alaska History-September 16th, 1929; This Day in Alaska History-September 17th, 1868 and more ->

The Arctic Sounder: Kaktovik captain landed the first whale of the season for the region ->


KSTK: Wrangell wins 2023 ‘Walk Southeast’ competition and more ->


Resurrection Bay Historical Society

Thursdays: Our History in October will feature Bev Dunham unveiling the contents of the Centennial Time Capsule. A member of Seward’s 2003 Centennial Committee, she will describe what items were added to the capsule in 2003 and 2013, while encouraging folks to bring items to be added in 2023 that reflect important events in the Seward area over the past 10 years. The program will start at 7 pm Thursday, Oct. 19 at the Seward Community Library & Museum.

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KFSK: Petersburg Borough receives third party feedback on safety and HR practices and more ->

KRBD: Southeast Alaska salmon season: fish were there, markets weren’t and more ->

KUCB: ‘Explosive eruption’ spews ash over eastern Aleutians and more ->

Delta Wind: Zachgo to be inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame and more ->

AK Public Media: State of Art: The Alaska Writers Guild annual conference connects writers and illustrators


Michael R Dougherty: Anchorage Pioneers
Have you heard of “Osky” Weeda and his wife Henrietta? Their story takes us to Anchorage and Palmer, Alaska.

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