Alaska News Nightly Monday July 24 2017

first_imgStories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter @aprnListen nowLawmakers to meet in Juneau this week to vote on capital budgetAndrew Kitchenman, KTOO – JuneauThe Legislature will return to Juneau on Thursday to vote on a capital budget that senators and House members have agreed to.Washington man pleads not guilty to murder, theft in Ketchikan doctor’s deathLeila Kheiry, KRBD – KetchikanA 32-year-old Washington state man pleaded not guilty Monday to first- and second-degree murder charges related to the March 16 death of Ketchikan surgeon Dr. Eric Garcia.Strong winds sweep through InteriorDan Bross, KUAC – FairbanksHigh winds swept across the Interior late yesterday, causing downed trees and numerous power outages.Two separate deaths on road system over the weekendAssociated PressThere were two unrelated fatalities this weekend weekend along the road system.Trump nominates Alaska US attorneyCasey Grove, Alaska Public Media – AnchorageVeteran federal prosecutor Bryan Schroder was nominated Friday by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. Attorney for the District of Alaska.Marine debris won’t stop, but neither will those cleaning it upAaron Bolton, Alaska’s Energy Desk – HomerOn many Alaska beaches, plastic washes up faster than it can be picked up. The remote locations and mountains of plastic make Chris Pallister’s clean up work incredibly expensive.2 Haines food entrepreneurs are finalists in Southeast business contestEmily Files, KHNS – HainesTwo Haines entrepreneurs are finalists in a regional business competition. The Path to Prosperity program offers support to small businesses and startups in Southeast Alaska.Personal use king crab fishery in Juneau area to open for 5 daysQuinton Chandler, KTOO – JuneauThe Alaska Department of Fish and Game will allow each household to take two male crab total for the five-day summer season. It’s been years since any personal use king crab could be taken.‘Mayor’ Stubbs the Cat passes away at 20Phillip Manning, KTNA – TalkeetnaStubbs the cat passed away in the overnight hours between Thursday and Friday, according to his owners.Behind the scenes of Wild Alaska LiveMikko Wilson, KTOO – JuneauThe BBC and PBS are teaming up on a special series of live, prime-time nature programs showcasing Alaska’s wildlife to tens of millions of people around the world. The first Wild Alaska Live show premiered Sunday.last_img

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