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Newscast – Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022

Newscast - Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022 https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/1648-vt-2.mp3 On this newscast:…

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2022 is Juneau’s wettest year on record

Flooding close to Jordan Creek after record-breaking rain on Sept. 26 in Juneau. (Paige Sparks/KTOO) A mixture of rain and…

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In new podcast, Juneau reporter digs into her family’s story of escaping the Khmer Rouge

Lisa Phu and Lan Phu in 2017. (Courtesy of Lisa Phu) Lisa Phu has been a journalist in Alaska for…

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US Department of the Interior puts $40M toward community relocation efforts for Newtok and Napakiak

Drake Charles and Jeffrey Charles Jr. catch fish alongside the banks of Baird Inlet on July 20, 2020 in Mertarvik,…

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‘You can pretty much name your price’

The Midtown Mall in Anchorage. (Picture by Zachariah Hughes/Alaska Public Media) Greater than a month after saying that Kroger and…

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Alaska’s 2nd fatality-free year of commercial fishing could be part of a trend

Fishing boats at Ketchikan’s Thomas Basin harbor in October. (Eric Stone/KRBD) There have been no fatalities inside Alaska’s industrial fishing…

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DOT pursues hybrid design for Tustumena replacement

The 300-foot ocean-class ferry Tustumena is almost six many years previous. (Picture by Hope McKenney/KUCB) The vessel that finally replaces…

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High winds and freezing spray cancel LeConte sailing, but no Takus in downtown Juneau

Eldred Rock Lighthouse in Lynn Canal in 2015. In accordance with the Nationwide Climate Service, gusts had been reaching 60…

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Unalaskans hope new regional airline means better local air service

Aleutian Airways’ inaugural flight marked the primary business flight on a Saab 2000 to Unalaska since 2019. (Picture by Maggie…

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Juneau police make an arrest in September killing of Faith Rogers

Police tape throughout Kaxdigoowu Héen Dei (Brotherhood Bridge Path) on Sept. 23, 2022. The physique of Juneau resident Religion Rogers…

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