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18 animals left to waste during Forty Mile caribou hunt

Some animals were left to waste in last week’s Forty Mile caribou hunt along the Steese Highway. Listen now
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Russian River flooding is affecting Kodiak residents

Russian River flooded last week in Kodiak leaving some residents scrambling to address the damage. Listen now

State rejects Exxon’s plan for Pt. Thomson

This week, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources rejected part of the company’s plan to expand its Pt. Thomson field.
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Syringe exchange struggles to keep up with demand

The state's main syringe exchange can't keep up with demand for clean needles among injection drug users.
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Building burns north of Grayling, investigation underway

Another remote property along the middle Yukon River has burned. Alaska State Troopers report that several structures at an unoccupied compound about 40 miles north of the village of Grayling, were damaged by fire Sunday. Listen now
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Fleet consolidation and loss of fishing jobs a hot topic at MSA hearing

Timed to coincide with the 25th annual Kenai River Classic invitation-only fishing derby, Senator Dan Sullivan brought his Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard to Soldotna on Wednesday for a hearing on the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. Listen now
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Fish and Game criticized over “chronic failure” regulating Mat-Su waters

Leadership at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game got an earful Tuesday night in Palmer. Listen now
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Naknek man killed after falling overboard on Lake Aleknagik

A boating incident late Sunday on Lake Aleknagik claimed the life of 35-year-old Bryan Anderson of Naknek, the well-known boys varsity basketball coach at Bristol Bay. Listen now
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M/V Tustumena back on the water

After 75-days in the shipyard, southwest Alaska’s ferry is finally back in the water. Listen now
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Mat-Su Assembly puts off plastic bag tax vote

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly has put off voting on a proposal to tax retailers for the plastic bags they give customers -- at least for now. Listen now
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Nearly 30 people hurt in Skagway tour accident

Nearly 30 people were injured Wednesday on a tour in Skagway. Listen now
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Interior temperatures to drop this weekend

A forecast weather shift is expected to cool interior temperatures this weekend. Listen now
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Firefighters work to extinguish Chistochina Fire

State and federal firefighters are mopping up a wildfire in the Copper River Valley. Listen now
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Southcentral Alaska to feel hotter weather this weekend

Unseasonably warm spell weather is coming for Southcentral Alaska, just in time for the weekend. Listen now
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GoFundMe campaigns created to help cruise ship murder victim’s family

A family friend and neighbor of the Utah woman who was killed aboard a cruise ship off Alaska’s coast last week is raising money for her three daughters. Listen now
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Nunapitchuk VPO shot in Napaskiak

Alcohol appears to be at the center of the shooting death of an off-duty Nunapitchuk Village Police Officer (VPO) in Napaskiak. Listen now
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Gelvin’s air strip being restored with tons of gravel

A hundred tons of gravel have restored a remote runway in Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve. The Gelvin’s 700-foot-long air strip along the Charley River was damaged by a 2012 flood. Listen now
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No commercial fishing on Kuskokwim this year

For the second year in a row, there will be no commercial fishing on the Kuskokwim. Listen now
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Feds look to relinquish mineral rich Interior lands to the state

A tract of potentially mineral rich land northeast of Fairbanks is recommended for transfer from federal to state hands. Listen now
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Numerous blazes battled near Ft. Yukon

Wildfire season is holding on in Alaska as warm dry weather persists later than normal. The Alaska Fire Service reports that water scooping planes and smoke jumpers corralled a new blaze north of Ft. Yukon over the weekend. Listen now