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Stampede Trail bus airlifted away

Jun 30, 2020

The abandoned bus where Christopher McCandless starved to death in 1992, has been removed from the wilderness north of Denali National Park.  At the request of the state, the National Guard airlifted the bus yesterday, an effort aimed at reducing the number of people making the dangerous hike.

As Heard on Morning Line: ANSEP Summer Bridge

Aug 18, 2017
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation

Recent East High School graduate Augustine Hamner spent her summer in an extraordinarily productive way - taking an advanced math course and working for a major corporation.

This was all part of Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program's Summer Bridge component, which is the most recent step she's taken with ANSEP to prepare her for college. 

Climate change, Alaska Native issues high profile during President Obama visit to Alaska

Alaska Native issues will be the subject of high-level international attention during President Obama’s three-day visit to Alaska that begins today [Monday]. The president has scheduled a listening session with Alaska Native leaders today to discuss climate change, and economic issues. He’s expected to announce a new initiative to help dozens of Native communities facing destruction by erosion and flooding due to the effects of climate change.

In a lawsuit alleging the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its authority in erecting roadblocks to the Pebble Mine, the group behind the mine has requested advance notice of EPA  actions affecting the mine.

Alaska has set a record in the number of tourists visiting Alaska in the year beginning May 1, 2013.