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Writers discuss how they were shaped by the North

...within it - and, if you're an artist, portray it.At a recent 49 Writers CrossCurrents panel, moderator Scott Burton of KTOO led three writers and a photographer in discussing how the north and its landscape has influenced their work.Melinda Moustakis...
Walker seeks input to balance budget

...she said.The conference is open to all, and it is being streamed live on 360 North, a public affairs station operated by KTOO-TV, Juneau's public television station. Almost 170 people have signed up to attend in person and about 100 of these were...
Rare shorebird spotted near Juneau

...and one of them was a whimbrel, which we recognized, and the other one was just shockingly different," Kallenberger told KTOO-radio.They consulted guidebooks for nearly an hour trying to confirm the bird's identity.Long-billed curlews have only...
Pro-pot group announces support from some parents

...list of supporters includes Juneau Assembly member Jesse Kiehl and former state House Majority Leader Kyle Johansen.Kiehl told KTOO that he would rather see public safety dollars spent on preventing domestic violence or on cracking down on drugs such as heroin...
Tram conductor gives Tlingit lessons on ride

...the last name of Valentine - his mother's last name.He worked for a while as a features reporter with KTOO, and in TV at KTVA and KTOO TV, he said. He's also DJ-ed in radio stations in towns up and down the West Coast.He's lived in...

...and lockdowns.She also is compiling data to see if there has been an increase in the number of weapons brought to school, KTOO reported. On May 17, police responded to a local middle school, where they say a 13-year-old brought a BB gun to detention...
Protesters fined for illegal personal-use fishing

...the state of Alaska is definitely out to destroy the cultures of the Alaska Native people,'' protester Desa Jacobsson told KTOO-FM afterward. ''We've seen it through legislation and now we've seen it through the court administration, and we've...
Juneau bears waking from winter slumbers

...bears were spotted during the week ending Dec. 21. The baby black bear appeared in the yard of Bill Legere, general manager of KTOO FM and TV. ''It was on its own. It wasn't an infant but very small, about the size of a Labrador retriever. It wandered...
Public radio slated for budget cut, which is expected to exceed $700 million in the fiscal year that begins July 1. Bill Legere, the station manager of KTOO radio in Juneau, said cutting more than 10 percent of the $2.6 million the state spends on public radio would likely push...

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