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The latest local, state, and regional news is compiled from reports from the KTOO newsroom in Juneau.

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The latest local, state, and regional news is compiled from reports from the KTOO newsroom in Juneau.

    Newscast – Friday, May 20, 2022

    Newscast – Friday, May 20, 2022

    In this newscast: Hundreds of hours of audio from the retired Southeast Native Radio are now archived online; Dolena Fox is one of the world's first female Yup'ik commercial pilots

    Newscast – Thursday, May 19, 2022

    Newscast – Thursday, May 19, 2022

    In this newscast: The Juneau Assembly's annual budget debate is winding down, but it still hasn't decided what to do about exempting food from sales tax; Around 5,000 people are expected to come to Juneau in August for an Ironman race, and the city is encouraging residents to rent their homes and go on vacation for the week; Juneau's two public high schools saw an increase in new COVID-19 cases following their proms

    Newscast – Wednesday, May 18, 2022

    Newscast – Wednesday, May 18, 2022

    In this newscast: The U.S. Forest Service will begin a restoration project on Zarembo Island, but first, they need to clear some cars out of the way; A bill that rewrites alcohol restrictions cleared the Alaska Legislature this week; Denali National Park received the most snow in 99 years this winter

    Newscast – Tuesday, May 17, 2022

    Newscast – Tuesday, May 17, 2022

    In this newscast: Two bills that would tighten PFAS regulations are stalled in committee, and activists are worried; The cruise industry and Pacific Northwest ports announced that they are working to try and eliminate gas emissions from cruising in the region; Demonstrators gathered on Ketchikan's cruise ship docks on Saturday to show support for abortion rights; The U.S. Coast Guard searched for an overboard cruise ship passenger today

    Newscast – Monday, May 16, 2022

    Newscast – Monday, May 16, 2022

    In this newscast: The Alaska Senate passed a bill that would recognize the state's 229 federally recognized tribes; Skagway is moving ahead with a public vote to determine whether SEARHC will purchased its medical clinic; A heavy snowpack led to more wildlife deaths in the eastern Interior this winter, and the snow melting is creating further issues; Alaska coal miner and philanthropist Joseph E. Usibelli died last week

    Newscast – Friday, May 13, 2022

    Newscast – Friday, May 13, 2022

    In this newscast: A Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska Former Chief Justice has been appointed to the Not Invisible Act Commission; Last fall, a company left two barges to freeze in Y-K Delta rivers, and one has dislodged and become a floating ghost barge; Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium held a carnival to celebrate their nursing staff

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