Alaska News Nightly Friday Aug 31 2018

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 @AKPublicNewsListen nowWalker, Begich supporters eye withdrawal deadlineAndrew Kitchenman, KTOO – JuneauIt’s nearly unprecedented for conservative and Republican candidates to share less of the vote than former Gov. Sean Parnell had four years ago.Final Pebble scoping report releasedAvery Lill, KDLG – DillinghamThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its final scoping report today for the proposed Pebble Mine’s environmental impact statement. The 90-day scoping period ended June 29.Controversy abound as Roadless Rule debate rages onRobert Woolsey, KCAW – SitkaEver since the state filed a petition in January of this year for a roadless exemption, opponents have argued that the move reopens a debate that was finally closed in 2016.Fairbanks woman charged with the murder of her two childrenDan Bross, KUAC – FairbanksA Fairbanks woman is charged with killing her two infant children.Military plans exercises in Gulf of Alaska for spring despite widespread oppositionDaysha Eaton, KMXT – KodiakAfter requests from Gulf of Alaska communities that the U.S. Military reschedule or cancel its Northern Edge exercises in the Gulf, officials recently announced they’ll go ahead and hold the training this spring.Salvage team refloating F/V Pacific KnightAvery Lill, KDLG – DillinghamThe 58-foot vessel, which was operating as a tender near Clark’s Point, sank July 25. After more than a month at the bottom of the Nushagak Bay, a salvage team is lifting the ship and will tow it to Dutch Harbor.AK: Did Wyatt Earp really lose his pistol in Juneau?Jacob Resneck, CoastAlaska – JuneauA bar in Juneau claims it has a pistol that belonged to one of history’s most notorious gunslingers. But does the story check out?49 Voices: Stephanie Seber of McCarthyErin McKinstry, Alaska Public Media – AnchorageThis week we’re hearing from Stephanie Seber in McCarthy. Seber is a massage therapist who moved to McCarthy in 2009 from Colorado.last_img read more