Biden-Harris Administration announces funding to improve ferry service, better connecting Alaskan communities
WASHINGTON (KINY) – Alaskan communities that depend on ferry service to connect with other parts of the state will see significant improvement due to increased funding of the Alaska Marine Highway announced Wednesday, Jan. 26.
A busy year of waterfront projects ahead in Juneau, says Port Director
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Carl Uchytil, the Port Director of Juneau, was a guest on Action Line on KINY radio.
Five members and associates of white supremacist gang sentenced to life in prison for racketeering, kidnapping, and murder
Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - Filthy Fuhrer, formerly Timothy Lobdell, 46; Roy Naughton, aka Thumper, 44; Glen Baldwin, aka Glen Dog, 41; Colter O’Dell, 30; and Craig King, aka Oakie, 57, were sentenced this week in Alaska to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Anderson named director of UAF Institute of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Extension
Fairbanks, Alaska (KINY) - Soil scientist Jodie Anderson has been named director of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Institute of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Extension.
Wade Albright selected as director of Alaska Satellite Facility
Fairbanks, Alaska (KINY) - Wade Albright has been named director of the Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute.
Kodiak man indicted on federal gun and drug charges
Kodiak, Alaska (KINY) - A federal grand jury in Alaska returned an indictment charging a Kodiak man with possession of fentanyl, methamphetamine, heroin, and numerous firearms.
Alaska library board keeps LGBTQ books in youth sections
Homer, Alaska (AP) - An advisory board overseeing a public library in Alaska has voted to keep scores of books containing supposed LGBTQ themes in the children’s and young adult sections instead of moving them to a separate location after complaints were made.
Judicial Nominees for Kenai Supreme Court
Kenai, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska Judicial Council met in Kenai on January 23-24 to interview applicants for a position in the Kenai Supreme Court.
DOT&PF Statewide Aviation Employee Rebecca Douglas wins national award from Aviation Pros
Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - Rebecca Douglas, a 12-year employee of DOT&PF won a spot on the 2022 Airport Business top 40 under 40 from Aviation Pros magazine.
Protecting individuals with dementia from wandering during the winter: tips from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Wandering is a very common and potentially dangerous behavior among individuals living with dementia.
Murkowski, Sullivan: Tongass is a National Forest, not a political football
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan released the following statements after the USDA Forest Service finalized its repeal of the Tongass National Forest’s exemption from the 2001 Roadless Rule.
Winter ferry service to begin Feb. 13 for SE Alaska to Bellingham
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska Marine Highway winter ferry main line will begin service on Feb. 13, said DOT Public Information Officer Sam Dapcevich. In the meantime, local service for the Northern Panhandle is being provided by the Tazlina while the LeConte is offline for overhaul work.