KUAC Public NewsRoom Archive



Wednesday's Newscast (2008-09-24)
Stories for Wednesday, September 24th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-09-23)
Stories for Tuesday, September 23rd.


Friday's Newscast (2008-09-19)
Stories for Friday, September 19th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-09-18)
Stories for Thursday, September 18th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-09-17)
Stories for Wednesday, September 17th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-09-16)
Stories for Monday, September 16th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-09-12)
Stories for Friday, September 12th.


Palin Homecoming (2008-09-11)
Governor Palin is back in Fairbanks on her first trip to Alaska since being named the Republican Vice Presidential nominee.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-09-11)
Stories for Thursday, September 11th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-09-05)
Stories for Friday, September 5th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-09-04)
Stories for Thursday, September 4th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-09-02)
News headlines for Tuesday, September 9


Thursday's Newscast (2008-08-28)
Stories for Thursday, August 28th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-08-27)
Stories for Wednesday, August 27th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-08-26)
headlines and local news for tuesday, August 26


Monday's Newscast (2008-08-25)
Stories for Monday, August 25th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-08-22)
Stories for Friday, August 22nd.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-08-21)
Stories for Thursday, August 21st.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-08-20)
Stories for Wednesday, August 20th.


Easton, Stagger and Phillips: Interview (2008-08-20)
Easton, Stagger, and Phillips celebrate the release of their debut album "One For The Ditch" and speak with KUAC's Lori Neufeld. This interview is a part of the AlaskaLive series from KUAC.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-08-19)
Stories for Tuesday, August 19th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-08-18)
Stories for Monday, August 18th, 2008.


Friday's Newscast (2008-08-15)
Stories for Friday, August 15th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-08-14)
Stories for Wednesday, August 13th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-08-14)
Stories for Thursday, August 14th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-08-12)
Stories for Tuesday, August 12th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-08-08)
Stories for Friday, August 8th.


KUAC Midday Newscast (2008-08-07)
Headlines for Thursday, August 7, 2008


Newscast for 8/6/08 (2008-08-06)
local headlines for august 6, 2008


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-08-05)
Stories you'll hear include: George W. Bush visits Eielson Air Force Base


President Visits Eielson (2008-08-05)
Presdeint George W. Bush adresses troops during refueling stop at Eielson.


Monday's Newscast (2008-08-04)
Stories for Monday, August 4th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-08-01)
Stories for Friday, August 1st.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-07-31)
Stories for Thursday, July 31st.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-07-30)
Stories for Wednesday, July 30th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-07-25)
Stories for Friday, July 25th.


Interview: Wilco's Glenn Kotche (2008-07-25)
KUAC's Lori Neufeld speaks with Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche about touring, recording, and what it's like to drum for a band as prolific as Wilco.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-07-24)
Stories for Wednesday, July 23rd.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-07-24)
Stories for Thursday, July 24th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-07-22)
Stories for Tuesday, July 22nd.


Monday's Newscast (2008-07-21)
Stories for Monday, July 21st.


Calypso Farm and CSA school project (2008-07-18)
A farm in Fairbanks aims at encouraging everyone to get into gardening, and they found a way to not only teach kids about gardening, give teenagers meaningful work, but also provide fresh healthy food for their community.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-07-17)
Stories for Wednesday, July 17th.


Optimism amidst crisis- Jack Hebert president of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center with his thoughts on the oil crisis (2008-07-16)
With oil prices hovering in record territory, it isn't easy to think about facing the upcoming Alaskan winter. But Jack Hebert says there's reason to be optimistic, and Alaskans are in a position to lead the country towards a better, brighter, and more energy-efficient future.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-07-16)
Stories for Wednesday, July 16th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-07-15)
Stories for Tuesday, July 15th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-07-14)
Stories for Monday, July 14th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-07-09)
Stories for Wednesday, July 9th.


Tuesday;s Newscast (2008-07-08)
Stories for Tuesday, July 8th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-07-07)
Stories for Monday, July 7th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-07-02)
Stories for Wednesday, July 2nd.


Monday's Newscast (2008-06-30)
Stories for Monday, June 30th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-06-27)
Stories for Friday, June 27th.


Bluegrass musician Laurie Lewis interview (2008-06-27)
Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum will perform on the Blue Loon stage on Saturday evening, June 28th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-06-26)
Stories for Thursday, June 26th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-06-25)
Stories for Wednesday, June 25th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-06-24)
Stories for Tuesday, June 24th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-06-23)
Stories for Monday, June 23rd.


Headlines for 6/20 (2008-06-20)
News headlines for Friday, june 20


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-06-17)
Stories for Tuesday, June 17th.


Interview: Ray Troll (2008-06-13)
Ray Troll is known throughout Alaska--and the nation-- for his surreal, fishy artwork. He is visiting Fairbanks for the 2nd Annual Alaska Book Festival, taking palce this weekend. KUAC's Greta Johnsen spoke with Ray on Thursday.


Friday's Newscast (2008-06-13)
Stories for Friday, June 13th.


Fairbanks Cleans Noyes Slough (2008-06-12)
Alaska is recognized for its pristine lakes and rivers, but not all waters are pollution free. KUAC's Dan Bross recently checked on the efforts to clean a polluted slough in this field report.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-06-12)
Stories for Thursday June 12th.


Wednesday's Newscastt (2008-06-11)
Stories for Wednesday, June 11th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-06-10)
Stories for Tuesday, June 10th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-06-09)
Stories for Monday, June 9th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-06-06)
Stories for Friday, June 6th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-06-05)
Stories for Thursday, June 5th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-06-04)
Stories for Wednesday, June 4th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-06-04)
Stories for Tuesday, June 3rd.


Iditarod entry fee goes up, purse goes down (2008-06-03)
Dog mushers who want to enter the 2009 Iditarod will have to pay more and they can expect to win less. KUAC's Libby Casey reports.


Fairbanks celebrates 50 years of statehood (2008-05-29)
Fifty years ago yesterday, the US House of Representatives passed the Alaska Statehood Act. Fairbanks celebrated with a party and visits from Alaska's senators.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-05-29)
leading news stories for 5/28/2008


NPR's Susan Stamberg visits Fairbanks (2008-05-27)
Susan Stamberg has one of the most distinctive voices at NPR, and is known for her decades on the radio. Now Stamberg is in Fairbanks, giving a free lecture called "Art will save the world."


Jorma Kaukonen of Hot Tuna interview (2008-05-23)
Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Cassidy will be joined by mandolinist, Barry Mitterhoff on the Blue Loon stage Saturday night.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-05-21)
Stories for Wednesday, May 21st.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-05-20)
Stories for Tuesday, May 20th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-05-19)
Stories for Monday, May 19th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-05-16)
Stories for Friday, May 16th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-05-15)
Stories for Thursday, May 15th.


Wednesday Newscast (2008-05-14)
Top Stories for Wednesday, 5/14


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-05-13)
Stories for Tuesday, May 13th.


Relay for Life makes a difference for cancer survivors (2008-05-12)
The cancer fundraiser Relay for Life in Fairbanks brings together local people touched by a disease that affects and connects all walks of life.


Monday's Newscast (2008-05-12)
Stories for Monday, May 12th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-05-09)
Stories for Friday, May 9th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-05-08)
Stories for Thursday, May 8th.


Wednesday;s Newscast (2008-05-07)
Stories for Wednesday, May 7th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-05-07)
Stories for Tuesday, May 6th.


Former mayor Jim Hayes sentenced to prison (2008-05-05)
Former Fairbanks mayor Jim Hayes and his wife Chris were sentenced to prison Friday in federal court for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars. KUAC's Libby Casey reports.


Monday's Newscast (2008-05-05)
Stories for Monday, May fifth.


Gas Line Alternative Considered (2008-05-02)
All the attention is on a new pipeline, but the existing oil line could also ship a refined form of North Slope Gas to market.


Antarctic Tourism Grows (2008-05-02)
Guide describes appeal, benefits, and risks of tourism.


Friday's Newscast (2008-05-02)
Stories for Monday, May 2nd.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-05-01)
Stories for Thursday, the first of May.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-04-30)
Stories for Wednesday, April 30th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-04-30)
Stories for Wednesday, April 30th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-04-29)
Stories for Tuesday, April 29th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-04-28)
Stories for Monday, April 28th.


Interview: Tony Furtado (2008-04-25)
Guitarist and Banjo player Tony Furtado, who will perform in Fairbanks this evening, talks with KUAC's Lori Neufeld.


Interview: Helen Thayer (2008-04-25)
Helen Thayer, National Geographic Society Explorer, brings eciting places into Fairbanks classrooms.


Fairbanks celebrates Earth Week (2008-04-25)
Students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks are talking about healthy living for the planet at the Fourth Annual Sustainable Living Conference.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-04-24)
Stories for Thursday, April 24th.


Museum Adds 100,000th Specimen (2008-04-24)
The University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks catalogued it's one hundred thousandth specimen this past weekend. The museum's collection includes everything from meadow voles to ringed seals. KUAC's Emily Schwing reports.


Museum Adds 100,000th Specimen (2008-04-24)
The University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks catalogued it's one hundred thousandth specimen this past weekend. The museum's collection includes everything from meadow voles to ringed seals. KUAC's Emily Schwing reports.


Atmospheric Researchers Sample Arctic Haze (2008-04-24)
Specially instrumented planes fly over the North Pole collecting pollution samples.


Museum Adds 100,000th Specimen (2008-04-24)
The University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks catalogued it's one hundred thousandth specimen this past weekend. The museum's collection includes everything from meadow voles to ringed seals. KUAC's Emily Schwing reports.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-04-23)
Stories for Wednesday, APril 23rd.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-04-22)
Stories for Tuesday, April 22nd.


Long-billed syndrome a mystery (2008-04-22)
Scientists in Alaska are asking the public for help noticing birds with long and deformed beaks. The cause of long-billed syndrome is a mystery.


Monday's Newscast (2008-04-21)
Stories for Monday, April 21st.


Friday's Newscast (2008-04-18)
Top stories for April 18


Thursday's Newscast (2008-04-17)
Top Stories for April 17th


Dan Ison Tribute Show Part 1 (2008-04-16)
A musical celebration of the life of a well-loved local musician.


Dan Ison Tribute Show Part 3 (2008-04-16)
A musical celebration of the life of a well-loved local musician.


Dan Ison Tribute Show Part 2 (2008-04-16)
A musical celebration of the life of a well-loved local musician.


Dan Ison Tribute Show Part 2 (2008-04-16)
A musical celebration of the life of a well-loved local musician.


Wednesday;s Newscast (2008-04-16)
Stories for Wednesday the fifteenth of April.


Dan Ison Tribute Show Part 2 (2008-04-16)
A musical celebration of the life of a well-loved local musician.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-04-15)
Stories for Tuesday, April 15th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-04-14)
Stories for Monday, April 14th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-04-11)
Stories for Friday, April 11th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-04-10)
Stories for Thursday, April 10th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-04-09)
Stories for Wednesday, April ninth.


Course Will Teach Electric Retrofit (2008-04-08)
U.A.F. summer course will demonstrate replacemnet of a gasoline engine with an electric motor.


Monday's Newscast (2008-04-07)
Stories for Monday, April seventh.


Friday's Newscast (2008-04-04)
Stories for Friday, April fourth.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-04-03)
Stories for Thursday, April third.


XC Ski Nationals (2008-04-02)
America's fastest cross country skiers challenged themselves and each other in Fairbanks in the final races of the season.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-04-01)
Stories for Tuesday, April first.


Monday's Newscast (2008-03-31)
Stories for Monday, March 31st (Seward's Day).


Friday's Newscast (2008-03-28)
Stories for Friday the 28th of March.


Interview: Sarah Vowell (2008-03-28)
Sarah Vowell, frequent contributor to "This American Life" and author of five books, is known for her ironic, witty, and at times sarcastic humor.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-03-27)
Stories for Thursday, March 27th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-03-26)
Stories for Wednesday, March 26th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-03-25)
Stories for Tuesday, March 25th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-03-24)
Stories for Monday, March 24th.


Tribal Transportation Symposium in Fairbanks (2008-03-21)
Representatives from villages across Alaska met in Fairbanks this week to discuss their transporation needs.


Friday's Newscast (2008-03-21)
Stories for Friday, March 21st.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-03-19)
Stories for Wednesday, March 19th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-03-18)
Stories for Tuesday, March 18th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-03-18)
Stories for Tuesday, March 18th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-03-18)
Stories for Tuesday, March 18th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-03-18)
Stories for Tuesday, March 18th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-03-18)
Stories for Tuesday, March 18th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-03-18)
Stories for Tuesday, March 18th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-03-17)
Stories for Monday, March seventeenth.


Monday's Newscast (2008-03-17)
Stories for Monday, March seventeenth.


Monday's Newscast (2008-03-17)
Stories for Monday, March seventeenth.


Monday's Newscast (2008-03-17)
Stories for Monday, March seventeenth.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-03-13)
Stories for Thursday, March thirteenth.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-03-13)
Stories for Thursday, March thirteenth.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-03-13)
Stories for Thursday, March thirteenth.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-03-11)
Stories for Tuesday, March 11


Childcare Shortage in Fairbanks (2008-03-10)
The shortage of childcare in Fairbanks puts working parents in a bind,


Friday's Newscast (2008-03-07)
Stories for Friday March 7th


Thursday's Newscast (2008-03-06)
Stories for the sixth of March.


Interview: Rory Stewart (2008-03-05)
Mr. Stewart discusses his background, his experiences walking across Afghanistan, his struggles as deputy governor in Iraq, and his most recent project in Kabul.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-03-05)
Stories for Wednesday the fifth of March.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-03-04)
Stories for the fourth of March.


Monday's Newscast (2008-03-03)
Stories for Monday, March third.


Musher runs with a purpose (2008-03-03)
Some mushers have a greater purpose than their own accomplishment for running a long distance sled dog race.


Plane crash victim recounts experience (2008-03-02)
Numerous planes and helicopters have crashed following the Iditarod this year. None have resulted in serious injuries, but they've shaken up passengers and pilots.


Friday's Newscast (2008-02-29)
Stories for Friday, February 29th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-02-28)
Stories for Thursday, February 28th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-02-27)
Stories for Wednesday the twenty-seventh of February.


Quest wraps up in Whitehorse (2008-02-25)
Fifteen teams are celebrating completing the Yukon Quest. At Saturday's Finish Banquet, mushers won awards and urged officials to make the trail better in future years.


Mushers tell their trail tails (2008-02-22)
11 teams have crossed the Whitehorse finish line. Some like Dan Kaduce have harrowing stories to tell about getting through rough sections of overflow on the last section of trail.


The top five teams are in (2008-02-21)
Dave Dalton of Healy claimed third place in the Yukon Quest last night. He was followed in to Whitehorse by Michelle Phillips and Brent Sass.


The race is on for third (2008-02-20)
Dave Dalton, Michelle Phillips, and Brent Sass are locked in a race for third place. They left the last checkpoint of Braeburn this morning for the final 100 mile run to Whitehorse.


Mackey makes history! (2008-02-20)
Lance Mackey triumphed in the Yukon Quest this morning at 1:23, becoming the first person ever to win the race four times. He beat rookie Ken Anderson by only 15 minutes. Both men say it was a great race.


Mackey forges ahead (2008-02-19)
Lance Mackey has retaken the lead in the Yukon Quest but it's a slim advantage. He arrived in Braeburn 19 minutes ahead of Ken Anderson. The two can leave the checkpoint this afternoon after a mandatory rest, and will battle it out to the Whitehorse finish.


Anderson holds on to the lead (2008-02-18)
Ken Anderson reached the Carmacks checkpoint just three minutes ahead of Lance Mackey. As KUAC's Dan Bross reports, Mackey says the two are racing head to head.


Anderson takes the lead (2008-02-18)
Yukon Quest rookie Ken Anderson pulled ahead of Lance Mackey when Mackey lost the trail leaving Dawson City.


Leaders blaze through the Yukon and locals arrive in Dawson (2008-02-17)
Brent Sass leapfrogs ahead in the Yukon Quest, and back of the packers arrive in Dawson after waiting out a snowstorm.


The leaders are back on the trail (2008-02-16)
As the race leaders forge ahead, mushers look forward to better trail on the Canadian side of the race. Some say the poor conditions on the Alaska side were unacceptable and must be improved in future years if the race wants to survive.


Mackey's first to Dawson, but not by much (2008-02-15)
Three time defending Yukon Quest champion Lance Mackey was first into the race's halfway point of Dawson City yesterday afternoon, just barely beating Fairbanks rookie Ken Anderson. At the back of the race, a scratched musher reflects on her adventure.


Half the Quest roster rests in Dawson (2008-02-15)
Eight teams have reached the half-way point of Dawson City. KUAC's Dan Bross checks in with third place musher Brent Sass and rookie Ann Ledwidge, who's heading to Dawson.


Popular rookie scratches and the race charges to Dawson (2008-02-14)
A popular local musher scratches, the leaders bear down on the halfway mark, and tough trail continues to take its toll.


The race is on to Dawson (2008-02-14)
The race is on to Dawson as Lance Mackey and Ken Anderson head to the race's half-way point, and mid-pack mushers contend with the Quest's challenges.


Mackey and Anderson fight for the lead (2008-02-13)
Defending champion Lance Mackey and rookie Ken Anderson left the Eagle checkpoint within one minute of each other this morning, while at the back of the pack, rookie Julie Estey connects with dogs and kids.


Mid-pack mushers hang tight into Eagle (2008-02-13)
Brent Sass of Fairbanks leads the second pack out of Eagle as another wave of mushers closes in on the checkpoint.


Moose attack shows dangers of cows protecting their young (2008-02-12)
A recent moose attack in Fairbanks shows that everyone is vulnerable to wild animals protecting their young. As KUAC intern Lacie Grosvold reports, this is the time of year when cow moose are especially dangerous.


Leaders head to Eagle (2008-02-12)
Teams ride over jumble ice on the Yukon River, and try to stay positive as they wrestle with the sleep deprivation and a long stretch of trail.


Veterans chase frontrunners on the Yukon (2008-02-12)
Veteran mushers like Dan Kaduce chase race leaders Lance Mackey and Ken Anderson on the Yukon River, while Eagle Summit defeats more teams at the back of the pack.


Quest leaders arrive in Circle (2008-02-11)
Dan Kaduce holds the lead into the Circle checkpoint and three more teams scratch from the Quest.


Teams traverse Eagle Summit (2008-02-11)
Yukon Quest teams traverse Eagle Summit, a musher is withdrawn for poor dog care, and the race has its first scratch as veteran Frank Turner calls it quits.


The race is on (2008-02-10)
Mushers have tackled the first 100 miles of the Yukon Quest to Chena Hot Springs.


Yukon Quest starts in Fairbanks (2008-02-09)
The Yukon Quest gets underway in Fairbanks, despite cold temperatures.


Friday's Newscast (2008-02-08)
Stories for Friday the eighth of February.


Mushers prepare for the 2008 Yukon Quest (2008-02-08)
Dog teams are gathered in Fairbanks for tomorrow's start of the Yukon Quest. KUAC trail reporter Dan Bross previews the mushers to watch.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-02-07)
Stories for Thursday, February 7th.


Quest Founders Celebrate 25 Years (2008-02-07)
The 2008 Yukon Quest has brought together people who've run and helped organize the thousand mile sled dog race over the last 2 and a half decades.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-02-06)
Stories for Wednesday, February 6th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-02-05)
Stories for Tuesday, February 5th.


Quest Preparation (2008-02-04)
Getting ready for a thousand mile race means diffrent things for mushers and organizers.


Dogs Check Out (2008-02-04)
Just like human athletes geting ready for a big race, Yukon Quest dogs see the doctor before the start.


Monday's Newscast (2008-02-04)
Stories for the fourth of February.


Friday's Newscast (2008-02-01)
Stories for the first of February.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-01-31)
Stories for Thursday, January 31st.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-01-30)
Stories for Wednesday, January 30th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-01-29)
Stories for Tuesday, January 29th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-01-28)
Stories for Monday, January 28th.


Draft E.I.S. released in Yukon Flats Wildlife Refuge land swap proposal (2008-01-28)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a draft environmental impact statement that evaluates the effects of swapping federal refuge lands with some owned by Doyon Native Corporation.


Friday's Newscast (2008-01-25)
Stories for Friday, January 25th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-01-25)
Stories for Thursday, January 24th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-01-25)
Stories for Friday, January 25th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-01-25)
Stories for Thursday, January 24th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-01-24)
Stories for Thursday, January 24th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-01-24)
Stories for Thursday, January 24th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-01-23)
Stories for Wednesday, January 23rd.


Hayes trial begins in Fairbanks (2008-01-22)
Former Fairbanks mayor Jim Hayes went on trial today in federal court on charges that include fraud and money laundering.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-01-22)
Stories for Tuesday, January 22nd.


Helicopter overflights concern locals (2008-01-20)
Army operations over downtown Fairbanks concerned some locals this week.


Friday's Newscast (2008-01-18)
Stories for Friday, January 18th.


Fairbanks veteran awarded Silver Star (2008-01-17)
Forty years after earning a Silver Star on the battlefield of Vietnam, Fairbanksan Andy Wescott finally received his award this week.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-01-17)
Stories for Thursday, January 17th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-01-16)
Stories for Wednesday, January 16th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-01-16)
Stories for Wednesday, January 16th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-01-16)
Stories for Wednesday, January 16th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-01-16)
Stories for Wednesday, January 16th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-01-15)
Stories for Tuesday, January 15th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-01-14)
Stories for Monday, January 14th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-01-11)
Stories for Friday, January 11th.


Alaska Gasline Port Authority seeks second chance (2008-01-11)
The Port Authority is asking the state to reconsider its proposal for a natural gas pipeline.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-01-10)
Stories for Thursday, January 10th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-01-09)
Stories for Wednesday, January 9th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2008-01-08)
Stories for Tuesday, January 8th.


Monday's Newscast (2008-01-07)
Stories for Monday, January 7th.


Friday's Newscast (2008-01-04)
Stories for Fridat, January 4th.


Thursday's Newscast (2008-01-03)
Stories for Thursday, January 3rd.


Wednesday's Newscast (2008-01-02)
Stories for Wednesday, January 2nd.


Friday's Newscast (2007-12-28)
Stories for Friday, December 28th.


Fairbanks Struggles with Drunk Driving (2007-12-28)
Drinking and driving has left a legacy of death, injuries and sorrow in Fairbanks, but not eveyone agrees on efforts to stop it.


Museum Showcases Native Art (2007-12-28)
Seattle based artists Denise and Samuel Wallace draw on Alaska Native cultural themes to create jewlery.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-12-27)
Stories for Thursday, December 27th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-12-26)
Stories for Wednesday, December 26th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-12-21)
Stories for Friday, December 21st.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-12-20)
Stories for Thursday, December 20th, 2007.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-12-19)
Stories for Wednesday, December 19th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-12-18)
Stories for Tuesday, December 18th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-12-17)
Stories for Monday the 17th of December


Friday's Newscast (2007-12-14)
Stories for Friday, December 14th.


Soldier Honored (2007-12-14)
Stryker soldier recognized for heroic actions during 2006 Bagdad fire fight.


Wolf Fears Running High (2007-12-14)
Some Fairbanks resdients want wolves that attacked dogs trapped or shot, while others urge caution.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-12-13)
FAIRBANKS, AK (2007-12-13) Stories for Thursday, December 13th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-12-13)
Stories for Thursday, December 13th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-12-12)
Stories for Wednesday, December 12th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-12-11)
Stories for Tuesday, December 11th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-12-10)
Stories for Monday, December 10th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-12-07)
Stories for December 7th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-12-07)
Stories for December 7th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-12-07)
Stories for December 7th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-12-07)
Stories for December 7th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-12-06)
Stories for Thursday, December 6th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-12-05)
Stories for Wednesday, December 5th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-12-04)
Stories for Tuesday, December 4th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-12-03)
Stories for Monday, December 3rd.


Friday's Newscast (2007-11-30)
Stories for Friday, Novemeber 30th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-11-29)
Stories for Thursday, November 29th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-11-28)
Stories for Wednesday, November 28th.


Iraq War widow chooses to have husband's baby (2007-11-27)
Staff Sergeant Stephen Sutherland was killed in Iraq two years ago, but his wife Maria just gave birth to his son last summer using in vitro fertilization. Maria is one of a small number of Iraq War widows choosing to get pregnant after their husbands have died.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-11-27)
Stories for Tuesday, November 27th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-11-26)
Stories for Monday, November 26th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-11-21)
Stories for Wednesday, November 21st.


Jesuits to Pay Abuse Claimants (2007-11-20)
One of the two Catholic entities responsible for clergy accused of abusing native kids in Alaska villages has agreed to a large settlement.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-11-20)
Stories for Tuesday, November 20th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-11-19)
Stories for Monday, November 19th.


Communities Consider Swapping Oil for Wood (2007-11-16)
Pricey oil has revived interest in using local wood for heating and even power generation.


Friday's Newscast (2007-11-16)
Stories for Friday, November 16th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-11-16)
Stories for Friday, November 16th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-11-15)
Stories for Thursday, November 15th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-11-14)
Stories for Wednesday, November 14th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-11-13)
Stories for Tuesday, November 13th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-11-12)
Stories for Monday, November 12th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-11-09)
Stories for Friday, November 9th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-11-08)
Stories for November 8th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-11-07)
Stories for Wednesday, November 7th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-11-06)
Stories for Tuesday, November 6th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-11-05)
Stories for Monday, November 5th.


Dogs fight for their rights in Reykjavik (2007-11-05)
Fairbanks has one of the world's highest dog per capita ratios, but not every community is as accepting of canine companions. In Reykjavik, Iceland, having a pet dog was forbidden until just 20 years ago. Last weekend hundreds of people and pups took to the streets there to fight for dog rights. KUAC's Libby Casey reports on the hidden world of Icelandic dog owners.


Friday's Newscast (2007-11-02)
Stories for Friday, November 2nd.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-11-01)
Stories for November 1st.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-10-31)
Stories for October 31st.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-10-31)
Stories for October 30th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-10-29)
Stories for Monday, October 29th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-10-26)
Stories for Friday, October 26th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-10-25)
Stories for Thursday, October 25th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-10-24)
Stories for Wednesday, October 24th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-10-23)
Stories for Tuesday, October 23rd.


Monday's Newscast (2007-10-22)
Stories for Monday, October 22nd.


Friday's Newscast (2007-10-19)
Stories for Friday, October 19th.


Iceland Shows Alaska the ways of Geothermal (2007-10-18)
Chena Hot Springs Resort, near Fairbanks is the first place in Alaska where geothermal energy is being used for everything from heating swimming pools and greenhouses to generating electricity.


Iceland shows Alaska the ways of geothermal (2007-10-18)
Chena Hot Springs Resort near Fairbanks is the first place in Alaska where geothermal energy is being used for everything from heating swimming pools and greenhouses to generating electricity. Now, imagine the Resort on steroids, and you've got Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland. KUAC's Libby Casey reports from Iceland.


Iceland Shows Alaska the ways of Geothermal (2007-10-18)
Chena Hot Springs Resort, near Fairbanks is the first place in Alaska where geothermal energy is being used for everything from heating swimming pools and greenhouses to generating electricity.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-10-18)
Stories for Thursday, October 18th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-10-17)
Stories for Wednesday, October 17th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-10-17)
Stories for Tuesday, October 16th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-10-15)
Stories for Monday, October 15th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-10-12)
Stories for Friday, October 12th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-10-11)
Stories for Thursday, October 11th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-10-10)
Stories for Wednesday, October 10th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-10-09)
Stories for Tuesday, October 9th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-10-08)
Stories for Monday, October 8th.


A Lesson in the "Cowboy Way" (2007-10-05)
"Riders in the Sky" have helped make cowboy music and humor an American institution. The 25 year Grand Ole Opry veterans, and Grammy award winners recently performed in Fairbanks, and KUAC's Lori Neufeld caught up with Riders co-founder, "Ranger Doug" at a stop on the trail.


Friday's Newscast (2007-10-05)
Stories for Friday, October 5th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-10-04)
Stories for Thursday, October 4th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-10-03)
Stories for Wednesday, October 3rd.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-10-03)
Stories for Tuesday, October 2nd.


Monday's Newscast (2007-10-01)
Stories for Monday, October 1st.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-09-27)
Stories for Thursday, September 27th.


Movie Inspires Another Look at McCandless Bus (2007-09-26)
Locals say the abandoned bus where Christopher McCandless died should be destroyed or moved.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-09-25)
Stories for Tuesday, September 25th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-09-24)
Stories for Monday, September 24th.


Stryker Brigade hosts war simulation (2007-09-23)
A training center at Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks simulates the war-torn streets of Iraq so US soldiers and visiting armies can hone their skills.


Friday's Newscast (2007-09-21)
Stories for Friday, September 21st.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-09-20)
Stories for Thursday, September 20th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-09-19)
Stories for Wednesday, September 19th.


Museum of the North features contemporary Alaska Native art (2007-09-19)
The exhibit "On the Edge" highlights Alaska Native art that is innovative, intellectual, and beautiful. KUAC's Libby Casey reports.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-09-18)
Stories for Tuesday, September 18th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-09-17)
Stories for Monday, September 17th.


Peggy Shoemaker: Just Breathe (2007-09-14)
A Fairbanks poet shares the experience of writing and regaining her memory following her head injury.


Friday's Newscast (2007-09-14)
Top stories for Friday, September 14th.


McCandless Documentary Offers Hollywood Alternative (2007-09-12)
Massachusettes film maker Ron Lamothe documentary provides a new insight into the Christopher McCandless story.


Alaska Army National Guard and Air Guard need more chaplains (2007-09-12)
The National Guard in Alaska is looking for people to serve as chaplains. Unique job qualifications have made it hard to fill open slots in both the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard.


Extended interview with chaplains (2007-09-12)
Major Rick Koch and Lieutenant Colonel Rick Cavens talk about their jobs as chaplains.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-09-12)
Stories for Wednesday, September 12.


Monday's Newscast (2007-09-11)
Stories for Monday the 10th of September.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-09-11)
Stories for Tuesday the 11th of September.


Friday's Newscast (2007-09-07)
Stories for Friday, September 7.


An Interview with Particle (2007-09-07)
The band Particle is making its first appearance in Fairbanks tonight. Join KUAC's Lori Neufeld as she interviews Particle's bassisr, Eric Gould.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-09-06)
Top stories for Thursday, September 6th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-09-05)
Top stories for Wednesday, September 5th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-09-04)
Top stories for Tuesday, September 4th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-08-31)
Top stories for Friday, August 31st.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-08-30)
Top stories for Thursday, August 30th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-08-29)
Top stories for Wednesday, August 29th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-08-28)
Top stories for Tuesday, August 28th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-08-27)
Top stories for Monday, August 27th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-08-24)
Top stories for August 24th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-08-23)
Top stories for August 23rd.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-08-22)
Top stories for August 22nd.


Transplant Saves,Changes Life (2007-08-22)
A Fairbanks man reflects on life after a kidney transplant


Center To Pilot Village Energy Solution (2007-08-22)
The Cold Climate Housing Research Center envisions a component system that could be scaled to meet needs of bush communities.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-08-21)
Top stories for August 21st.


Monday's Newscast (2007-08-20)
Top stories for August 20th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-08-17)
News stories for Friday, August 17th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-08-16)
Stories for Thursday, August 16th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-08-15)
Stories for Wednesday, August 15th.


Alaska Army National Guard troops cope with heat (2007-08-10)
Alaska Army National Guard troops stationed in the Middle East are dealing with the hottest month of the year.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-08-10)
Top stories for Thursday, August 9th.


Interview: CAKE's Vince DiFiore (2007-08-10)
Vince DiFiore, keyboardist and trumpeter from the band CAKE, talks with KUAC's Lori Neufeld.


Today's Newscast (2007-08-10)
Stories from Friday, August 10th.


Bluegrass 101 Interview (2007-08-08)
Juneau singer and songwriter Scott Burton talks about the traditional bluegrass harmonies of the band he's brought to play at the Tanana Valley State Fair tonight.


Today's Newscast (2007-08-08)
Top stories for August 8.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-08-07)
Top stories for August 7th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-08-06)
Top stories for August 6th.


Museum of the North celebrates Mars mission (2007-08-03)
The University of Alaska Museum of the North recently celebrated NASA's Phoenix mission, thanks to two local teachers with a unique connection to the project.


Friday's Newscast (2007-08-03)
Top stories for August 3rd.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-08-02)
Top stories for August 2nd.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-08-01)
Top stories for August 1st.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-07-31)
Top stories for July 31st.


Monday's Newscast (2007-07-30)
Top stories for July 30th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-07-27)
Top stories for July 27th.


Ultra Challenge race draws some of the world's best disabled athletes (2007-07-27)
KUAC's Libby Casey reports on the world-class professional athletes who journey to Alaska for the Sadler's Ultra Challenge.


Ft. Knox Anticipates Heap Leach (2007-07-27)
Fairbanks Gold Mining plans to begin construction of cyanide leach facility this summer.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-07-26)
Top stories for July 26th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-07-25)
Top stories for July 25th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-07-24)
Top stories for July 24th.


Research Station's Completion Inspires Hopes, Fears (2007-07-24)
Station's radio antenna's stimulate electrons in Ionopshere to study effects on communications.


Monday's Newscast (2007-07-23)
Top stories for July 23rd.


Today's Newscast (2007-07-20)
Top stories for Friday, July 20th.


World's longest wheelchair race starts in Ester (2007-07-19)
The Sadler's Ultra Challenge is one of the world's most unique races. KUAC's Libby Casey reports on this week's start in Ester.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-07-19)
Top stories for July 19th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-07-18)
Top stories for July 18th.


Eco-Rhetoric (2007-07-17)
Millikan University Communications professor Tom Duncanson talks about bridging the green gap between environmental science and our every day lives.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-07-17)
Top stories for July 17th.


Expert on preventing bullying visits Fairbanks (2007-07-16)
School counselor Stan Davis says bullying can be reduced with help from schools, parents, and kids themselves.


Monday's Newscast (2007-07-16)
Top stories for July 16th.


Into the Wild, Again (2007-07-16)
The story of Christopher McCandless, fisrt a book, is now a movie.


Kilborn Alley Blues Comes to Fairbanks (2007-07-13)
The group "Kilborn Alley Blues" self titled cd is referred to as a "greasy chunk of funk" by one reviewer. Fairbanks gets a taste of the group's southern fried sound, when it serves up the blues this weekend as part of the University of Alaska's Beluga Nights Concert Series. As Kilborn Alley Blues Band guitarist Adam Duncanson tells KUAC's Lori Neufeld, the bands name originated in high school when members used to hang out in alleys.


Friday's Newscast (2007-07-13)
Top stories for July 13th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-07-12)
Top stories for July 12th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-07-11)
Top stories for July 11th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-07-10)
Top stories for July 10th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-07-09)
Top stories for July 9th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-07-06)
Top stories for July 6th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-07-03)
Top stories for July 3rd.


Monday's Newscast (2007-07-02)
Top stories for July 2nd.


Friday's Newscast (2007-06-29)
Top stories for June 29th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-06-28)
Top stories for June 28th.


Book Chronicles Kantishna Pioneer (2007-06-28)
Fairbanks writer and historian Jane Haig talks about the enigmatic wilderness woman Fannie Quigley of Kantishna.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-06-27)
Top stories for June 27th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-06-26)
Top stories for June 26th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-06-25)
Top stories for June 25th.


Leg hair makes a fashion statement of its own (2007-06-25)
Alaskans are proud growers of hair as a form of fashion.


Today's Newscast (2007-06-22)
Top stories for Friday, June 22nd.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-06-21)
Top stories for June 21st.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-06-20)
Top stories for June 20th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-06-19)
Top stories for June 19th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-06-18)
Top stories for June 18th.


Today's Newscast (2007-06-15)
Top stories for June 15th.


Today's Newscast (2007-06-14)
Top stories for June 14th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-06-13)
Top stories for June 13th from the KUAC newsroom.


Ira Flatow brings Science Friday to Fairbanks (2007-06-13)
Science Friday host Ira Flatow talks about his shared passion for radio and science.


Today's Newscast (2007-06-11)
Top stories for June 11th.


Ira Flatow brings Science Friday to Fairbanks (2007-06-08)
Science Friday host Ira Flatow talks about his shared passion for radio and science.


Ira Flatow brings Science Friday to Fairbanks (2007-06-08)
Science Friday host Ira Flatow talks about his shared passion for radio and science.


Ira Flatow brings Science Friday to Fairbanks (2007-06-08)
Science Friday host Ira Flatow talks about his shared passion for radio and science.


Friday's Newscast (2007-06-08)
Top stories for June 8th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-06-06)
Top stories for June 6th.


Wood Bison Take Another Step Toward Alaska (2007-06-06)
Plan calls for transplanting Wood Bison from Canada to Alaska.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-06-05)
Top stories for June 5th, 2007.


Monday's Newscast (2007-06-04)
Top stories for June 4th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-06-01)
Top stories for June 1st.


Morris Thompson Cultural Center breaks ground (2007-05-31)
Hundreds of people gathered in Fairbanks Wednesday to dedicate the Morris Thompson Cultural Center to the Athabascan leader.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-05-31)
Top stories for May 31st.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-05-30)
Top stories for May 30th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-05-29)
Top stories for May 29th.


Police Dogs Mix Tough and Smart (2007-05-25)
Canine's help officers track and apprehend.


Friday's Newscast (2007-05-25)
Top stories for May 25th.


Downtown Design (2007-05-24)
A Portland design firm has a plan to give downtown Fairbanks a makeover. From Fairbanks KUAC's Sarah Neal Reports.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-05-24)
Top stories for May 24th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-05-23)
Top stories for May 23rd.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-05-22)
Top stories for May 22nd.


Alaska Native graduates celebrated (2007-05-21)
The Doyon Foundation has helped pay for the education of hundreds of the Interior's Alaska Native students. KUAC's Libby Casey reports.


Monday's Newscast (2007-05-21)
Top stories for May 21st.


Friday's Newscast (2007-05-18)
Top stories for May 18th.


Over Hunting Brought Park Protection (2007-05-17)
Denali Park writer Tom Walker talks about the history of Denali National Park.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-05-17)
Top stories for May 17th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-05-16)
Top stories for May 16th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-05-15)
Top stories for May 15th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-05-14)
Top stories for May 14th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-05-14)
Top stories for May 14th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-05-11)
Top stories for May 11th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-05-11)
Top stories for May 11th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-05-10)
Top stories for May 10th.


Naturalist Advocates for Polar Bears (2007-05-10)
Radio producer Richard Nelson calls the polar bear a canary in the coal mine for climate change.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-05-09)
Top stories for May 9th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-05-08)
Top stories for May 8th.


Shorebird Migration Links Students Across the Americas (2007-05-08)
An environmental education project is linking kids along the migratory flyway of shorebirds from Central America to the Arctic Slope. Erin Cooper is an organizer at one of the waypoints in Cordova. She spoke with KUAC's Dan Bross.


Interview with Don Orth (2007-05-07)
An interview with the author of a book frequently called the single most important reference book in the state. Don Orth wrote The Dictionary of Alaska Place Names in the 1960s. And on his visit to Fairbanks this week, he joined KUAC's Sarah Neal in our studio.


Monday's Newscast (2007-05-07)
Top stories for May 7th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-05-04)
Top stories for May 4th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-05-03)
Top stories for May 3rd.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-05-02)
Top stories for May 2nd.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-05-01)
Top stories for May 1st.


Friday's Newscast (2007-04-27)
Top stories for April 27th.


Fairbanks March honors victims of unsolved crimes (2007-04-26)
The annual March of Remembrance in Fairbanks honors victims who lost their lives in unsolved crimes.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-04-26)
Top stories for April 26th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-04-25)
Top stories for April 25th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-04-24)
Top stories for April 24th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-04-23)
Top stories for April 23rd.


Sled dogs in search of homes (2007-04-20)
As the snow melts and the mushing season comes to an end, the Fairbanks Animal Shelter becomes the drop-off point for unwanted sled dogs. As Libby Casey reports, the Borough Animal Control and local volunteers do everything they can to save them, but sometimes there are just too many to rescue.


Friday's Newscast (2007-04-20)
Top stories for April 20th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-04-19)
Top stories for April 19th. b


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-04-18)
Top stories for April 18th.


Alaska's Retirement - The Legislature Weighs Both Sides (2007-04-18)
This is Alaska's third legislative session since the public retirement PRS/TRS debt was discovered in 2005. But legislators are still working to fix the estimated 8 to 10 billion dollar shortfall. And this session picks up where many left off - asking 'who' should pay 'what part.' We'll look at this struggle today in the final part of our PERS/TRS series. K-U-A-C's Sarah Neal reports.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-04-18)
Top stories for April 18th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-04-18)
Top stories for April 18th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-04-18)
Top stories for April 18th.


Alaska's Retirement - The Legislature Weighs Both Sides (2007-04-18)
This is Alaska's third legislative session since the public retirement PRS/TRS debt was discovered in 2005. But legislators are still working to fix the estimated 8 to 10 billion dollar shortfall. And this session picks up where many left off - asking 'who' should pay 'what part.' We'll look at this struggle today in the final part of our PERS/TRS series. K-U-A-C's Sarah Neal reports.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-04-18)
Top stories for April 18th.


Alaska's Retirement - The Legislature Weighs Both Sides (2007-04-18)
This is Alaska's third legislative session since the public retirement PRS/TRS debt was discovered in 2005. But legislators are still working to fix the estimated 8 to 10 billion dollar shortfall. And this session picks up where many left off - asking 'who' should pay 'what part.' We'll look at this struggle today in the final part of our PERS/TRS series. K-U-A-C's Sarah Neal reports.


Alaska's Retirement - The Legislature Weighs Both Sides (2007-04-18)
This is Alaska's third legislative session since the public retirement PRS/TRS debt was discovered in 2005. But legislators are still working to fix the estimated 8 to 10 billion dollar shortfall. And this session picks up where many left off - asking 'who' should pay 'what part.' We'll look at this struggle today in the final part of our PERS/TRS series. K-U-A-C's Sarah Neal reports.


Alaska's Retirement - The Fight over Who Pays What Part. (2007-04-17)
Alaska's Public Retirement programs, PERS and TRS, combine to form a debt almost two times the size of a standard state budget. But while Legislators have worked four years on this problem, they've found no solution. In part two of our series today, we'll explore the cause of the delay - the fight over who pays what part. In Fairbanks, KUAC's Sarah Neal reports.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-04-17)
Top stories for April 17th.


Alaska's Retirement - What Went Wrong? (2007-04-16)
The State's retirement funds are in crisis. Alaska's political leaders have known this since 2003, but there is still no solution. Today, KUAC starts a short series on these public retirement funds, PERS and TRS. And over the next few days, we will bring you a picture of - what went wrong - what remedies have been attempted - and what's happening this week in the legislature. In Fairbanks, KUAC's Sarah Neal begins our series with a portrait of the problem - what went wrong?


Monday's Newscast (2007-04-16)
Top stories for April 16th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-04-13)
Top stories for April 13th.


Cyclists Share Adventure,Cause (2007-04-13)
Two cyclists, who followed their hearts and dreams to pursue a cause, and ride their bikes from Alaska to Argentina.


Early College Initiative encourages Fairbanks students (2007-04-12)
The Effie Kokrine Charter School in Fairbanks is offering students the chance to work toward a college degree while still in high school through a program sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.


Biologist Visits Chile (2007-04-12)
Hawaii, and Mexico are popular spring break spots for Alaskans, but one local recently spent his vacation in Chile, a place with weather similar to coastal Alaska.


Early College Initiative encourages Fairbanks students (2007-04-12)
The Effie Kokrine Charter School in Fairbanks is offering students the chance to work toward a college degree while still in high school through a program sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-04-12)
Top stories for April 12th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-04-11)
Top stories for April 11th.


Author Recounts Early Denali Climbs (2007-04-10)
Denali Park writer Tom Walker talks about the pioneering climbs of Mt. McKinley.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-04-10)
Top stories for April 10th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-04-09)
Top stories for April 9th.


Filmmaker talks about Doggone Addiction (2007-04-09)
Becky Bristow talks about her film Doggone Addiction which profiles women in the 2004 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.


Friday's Newscast (2007-04-06)
Top stories for April 6th.


Open Mic (2007-04-06)
This week, on Open Mic, Fairbanks writer and mom, Nicole Stellon reassesses her poetry goals.


Grand Strategist Shares Insight (2007-04-05)
Best selling author and strategist Tomas P.M. Barnett talks about why globalization is both the root of, and eventual solution to, terrorism.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-04-05)
Top stories for April 5th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-04-04)
Top stories for April 4th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-04-03)
Top stories for April 3rd.


Monday's Newscast (2007-04-02)
Top stories for April 2nd.


Advisory Ballot Raising Questions (2007-03-30)
Advisory vote targets gay partners but the Constitutional Amendment it could support would affect unmarried straight couples as well.


Friday's Newscast (2007-03-30)
Top stories for March 30th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-03-29)
Top stories for March 29th.


Army Winter Wear Goes High Tech (2007-03-29)
The Army is using materials and designs developed for outdoor sports for it's latest line of winter clothing.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-03-27)
Top stories for March 27th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-03-26)
Top stories for March 26th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-03-23)
Top stories for March 23rd.


Science Writer Dava Sobel helps kick off International Polar Year (2007-03-23)
Dava Sobel has brought science into the imaginations of millions of Americans through her stories, which range in focus from Galileo to the solar system.


War protester continues his fight (2007-03-21)
On the fourth anniversary of the Iraq War, a Fairbanks anti-war activist is vowing to continue his fight despite two arrests.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-03-21)
Top stories for March 21st.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-03-20)
Top stories for March 20th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-03-19)
Top stories for March 19th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-03-13)
Top stories for March 13th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-03-12)
Top stories for March 12th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-03-09)
Top stories for March 9th.


Independent journalist talks about Iraq (2007-03-09)
Independent journalist Dahr Jamail was a rock climber living in Anchorage when the Iraq War began four years ago. Skeptical of the mainstream media coverage of the US invasion, he uprooted his life to become one of the few independent US journalists to report from Iraq.


UAF rifle team hosts national competition (2007-03-09)
The UAF Rifle team is ranked top in the nation and for the first time is hosting the NCAA Rifle Championships this weekend. KUAC's Libby Casey recently visited the team at the Patty Center rifle range and has this story.


Fairbanks Film (2007-03-08)
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Theatre Department is partnering with Los Angeles film company Grey Jumper Productions. They are shooting a film in Fairbanks this month. And Fairbanksans will soon see a film crew shooting around town.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-03-08)
Top stories for March 8th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-03-07)
Top stories for March 7th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-03-06)
Top stories for March 6th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-03-05)
Top stories for March 5th.


Ultra Racers Don't Need Dogs (2007-03-02)
Participants in Iditarod Trail Invitation, bike, walk and ski dog race trail.


Friday's Newscast (2007-03-02)
Top stories for March 2nd.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-03-01)
Top stories for March 1st.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-02-28)
Top stories for February 28th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-02-27)
Top stories for February 27th.


Institute Partners with National Park Service (2007-02-27)
Often times State and Federal agencies operate in a vacuum. In Alaska's Copper River Valley, the Wrangell Institute for Science and Environment (WISE)tries to bridge the gap between community and agencies like the National Park Service. KUAC's Dan Bross spoke with Janelle Ekland, WISE Board President.


Yukon Quest Wrap Up (2007-02-26)
The Yukon Quest wraps up in Fairbanks with the Red Lantern finisher and a final banquet at which mushers are honored.


Monday's Newscast (2007-02-26)
Top stories for February 26th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-02-23)
Top stories for February 23rd.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-02-22)
Top stories for February 22nd.


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-22)
Teams reckon with Eagle Summit, and a string of tight races determines the top 10.


Where Have All the Vikings Gone (2007-02-22)
An anthropologist offers a new theory on why the Vikings abandoned their settlements in Greenland in the 1300's.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-02-21)
Top stories for February 21st.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-02-21)
Top Stories for February 21st.


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-21)
Lance Mackey and Hans Gatt reflect on the race, and their futures in the sport.


Yukon Quest Finish (2007-02-21)
Live coverage of Lance Mackey's winning finish.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-02-20)
Top Stories for February 20th


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-20)
Mackey on his way to a third straight victory and new record, and a second dog dies.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-02-20)
Top stories for February 20th.


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-19)
MACKEY ON RECORD PACE DESPITE EXTREME COLD.


Monday's Newscast (2007-02-19)
Top stories for February 19th


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-19)
Mackey closing in, and teams cope with bitter cold.


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-18)
Mackey solid into Circle, Euro chasers jockey, and two more mushers scratch.


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-17)
Mackey widens his lead, Frank Turner scratches, and a missing musher is found.


Friday's Newscast (2007-02-16)
Top stories for February 16th


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-16)
Mackey widens his lead, mid-packers reflect, and musher sports body art.


Fairbanks Funk (2007-02-16)
Fairbanks writer Nicole Stellon reflects on how interior residents respond to the seasons of the sun.


Friday's Newscast (2007-02-16)
Top stories for February 16th


Friday's Newscast (2007-02-16)
Top stories for February 16th


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-16)
Teams run for the border, and 2 race veterans reflect on yesterday's withdrawl of John Hessert.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-02-15)
Top stories for February 15th


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-15)
Leaders say Mackey will be hard to catch.


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-15)
Mackey hits the trail, more teams pad into Dawson, and a musher is withdrawn.


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-14)
Mackey first to Dawson.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-02-14)
Top stories for February 14th


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-14)
The Quest has it's second scratch, and mushers reflect on the first half of the race.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-02-13)
Top stories for February 13th


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-13)
Four race for Dawson.


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-13)
Race leaders pushing toward Dawson.


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-12)
Hugh Neff still leads the pack. Also, the latest on what killed one of musher Yuka Honda's dogs.


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-12)
A dog dies on the trail and Hugh Neff is first out of Pelly.


Monday's Newscast (2007-02-12)
Top stories for February 12th.


Yukon Quest Update (2007-02-11)
The race is underway, and leaders have moved through the first checkpoint.


Quest Update (2007-02-10)
The Yukon Quest Starts in Whitehorse.


Yukon Quest Preview (2007-02-09)
A run down of Saturday's start order and who to watch in the 2007 race.


Affordable Heart Health (2007-02-09)
In the 1960's, Graham and Treena Kerr inspired a generation of Americans to cook with heavy whipping cream and clarified butter. Today the Kerrs encourage Americans to take care of their hearts. Treena Kerr spoke with KUAC's Sarah Neal.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-02-09)
Top stories for February 7th.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-02-09)
Top stories for February 8th.


Film Depicts Life in Afghanistan (2007-02-09)
University of Alaska Museum of the North's film curator Len Kamerling reviews: "Kabul Transit," one of the films being shown at this weekend's Anthropology Film Festival at U.A.F.


Friday's Newscast (2007-02-09)
Top stories for February 9th.


Film Explores Culture Through Food (2007-02-08)
University of Alaska Museum of the North's film curator Len Kamerling reviews: "Buffet - All You Can Eat Las Vegas," the opening film of this weekend's Anthropology Film Festival at U.A.F.


Film Depicts Apartheid Struggle (2007-02-08)
"Between Joyce and Remembrance," is one of several films that will show this weekend as part of the University of Alaska Museum of the North's Culture on Film Festival.


Susan Butcher remembered (2007-02-07)
Friends and family remembered Susan Butcher at a memorial September 2nd for her passion for life, her competitive spirit, and her close bonds with the people and animals she loved.


Memorial for Susan Butcher planned (2007-02-07)
Mushing legend Susan Butcher's husband David Monson talks about her upcoming memorial.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-02-06)
Top stories for February 6th.


Countdown to the Yukon Quest (2007-02-06)
Mushers, dogs, and the organizers of the Yukon Quest are preparing for the race start this Saturday in Whitehorse.


Monday's Newscast (2007-02-05)
Top stories for February 5th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-02-02)
Top stories for February 2nd.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-02-01)
Top stories for February 1st.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-01-31)
Top stories for January 31st.


UAF prepares for International Polar Year (2007-01-31)
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is preparing to help kick off the International Polar Year, which will focus world-wide attention on the science and cultures of the North.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-01-30)
Top stories for January 30th.


Monday's Newscast (2007-01-29)
Top stories for January 29th.


Friday's Newscast (2007-01-26)
Top stories for January 26th.


Open Mic (2007-01-26)
When it comes to staying warm in one of Alaska's coldest places, fire wood gathering can be serious business. Eagle writer Louise Freeman takes the year round commitment to heating with wood to new levels in this essay read by her husband Richard Freeman Toole.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-01-25)
Top stories for January 25th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-01-24)
Top stories for January 24th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-01-23)
Top stories for January 23rd.


Aurora Listener (2007-01-22)
British artist wants to talk to people who've heard the Northern Lights.


Monday's Newscast (2007-01-22)
Top stories for January 22nd.


Stampede Unplugged (2007-01-22)
The Palin Adminstration has dropped the much criticized plan to extend the old mining road near Denali National Park.


Denali Pioneer Dies (2007-01-16)
Washburn's West Buttress Route became the way to the top.


Thursday's Newscast (2007-01-11)
Top stories for January 11th.


Wednesday's Newscast (2007-01-10)
Top stories for January 10th.


Tuesday's Newscast (2007-01-09)
Top stories for January 9th.


Remembering Shirley Demientieff (2007-01-08)
Community activist Shirley Demientieff died of complications from lung cancer this month, leaving behind a legacy of helping those in need.


Monday's Newscast (2007-01-08)
Top stories for January 8th.