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Indictment adds charges for ex-trooper accused of attempted sex abuse

Indictment adds charges for ex-trooper accused of attempted sex abuse

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Former Alaska State Trooper Vance Peronto, 57, was charged with attempted sexual abuse of a juvenile....


Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 25, 2018

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 25, 2018

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Pebble Mine loses funding from First Quantum Minerals; EPA administrator Pruitt pledges to combat PFAS...


Improving the foster care system

Improving the foster care system

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Alaska's foster care system has problems. Caseworkers don't stick around for long. It can take years...


SEARHC looking to pay between $25 to $40 million for new Wrangell hospital

SEARHC looking to pay between $25 to $40 million for new Wrangell hospital

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Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium is continuing forward in acquiring Wrangell’s hospital. T...


Revisiting train and ferry adventures

Revisiting train and ferry adventures

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We Alaskans have a unique way to get into the backcountry, on our state-owned railroad or ferry system...


49 Voices: Nancy Murphy of Anchorage

49 Voices: Nancy Murphy of Anchorage

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This week we're hearing from Nancy Murphy in Anchorage. Murphy's husband is in the Coast Guard, so she's...


AK: Sublime summer rafting down the Klehini River

AK: Sublime summer rafting down the Klehini River

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The Klehini River near Haines is about 42 miles long, from its source in British Columbia to its mouth...


The Hmong in Anchorage: a conversation across generations

The Hmong in Anchorage: a conversation across generations

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Anchorage is home to 3,500 Hmong, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. On today's program, a Hmong elder...


Fish habitat ballot measure is ill-conceived

Fish habitat ballot measure is ill-conceived

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I love salmon, but I care deeply about Alaska too. That's why I oppose the salmon initiative. I doubt...


This Alaskan climbed Denali at 78. He has some life lessons for all of us.

This Alaskan climbed Denali at 78. He has some life lessons for all of us.

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Tom Choate greeted me with a silly grin and a goofy pun, not what I expected when I set up an interview...


Borough\'s gift boosts opportunities for students

Borough's gift boosts opportunities for students

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Fellow residents of the North Slope Borough: Educating our youth here at home is what those who walked...


Making public safety a priority in Alaska

Making public safety a priority in Alaska

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Public safety is an issue that is important to all Alaskans. Rising crime, dwindling resources, and inadequate...


Amid excitement for summer, it\'s important to note boating safety tips

Amid excitement for summer, it's important to note boating safety tips

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For many of us, this weekend marks the kickoff to Alaska's summer, whether or not the weather agrees....


Coast Guard prepares for National Safe Boating Week

Coast Guard prepares for National Safe Boating Week

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In recognition of National Safe Boating Week 2018, May 19-25, the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary...


Research highlights Northwest Alaska\'s suicide prevention work

Research highlights Northwest Alaska's suicide prevention work

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Suicide rates dropping, possible link to local efforts


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