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Alaska Live
5:23 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Easton Stagger Phillips "ESP"

Tim Easton, Leeroy Stagger and Evan Phillips
Credit Lori Neufeld

Tim Easton, Evan Phillips and Leeroy Stagger all contributed songs to their newest release "Resolution Road". For the first time in 5 years, this trio is back on the road touring and they pick up with tight harmonies and acoustic arrangements of new and old original songs. Stories from the tour, a look at the new face of the music industry and 3 great singer/songwriters are all packed into this hour of Alaska Live.

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KUAC Newscasts
10:27 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Newscast: Tuesday 7/29/14

Life in Alaska
10:46 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Clearwater Lodge Owners Say They’ll Rebuild Historic Structure Destroyed in Fire

Kevin and Patsy Ewing say they'll rebuild the Clearwater Lodge on the scenic spot it stood for the past 60 years, until it was destroyed by fire in May.
Credit Clearwater Lodge

The owners of Clearwater Lodge near Delta Junction have decided to rebuild the historic structure that burned to the ground in May. And as KUAC’s Tim Ellis reports, fans and friends of the lodge want to help get work started with a fund-raiser next month.


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KUAC Newscasts
10:41 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Newscast: Monday 7/28/14

KUAC Newscasts
10:35 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Newscast: Friday 7/25/14

KUAC Newscasts
10:32 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Newscast: Thursday 7/24/14

Sports
9:16 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Inaugural Beringia Arctic Games Brings Indigenous People Together in Russia

The residents of Novoye Chaplino greeted vistors when they arrived on the beach with traditional song and dance.
Emily Schwing KUAC

Novoye Chaplino - This time of year, indigenous people across the Far North gather to play games and celebrate traditions. Earlier this month, in Fairbanks the took part in the World Eskimo Indian Olympics. There was also a gathering of people from across the Circumpolar north in Inuvik, Canada. This year, native people from Arctic nations joined Russia’s Chukchi and Inuit peoples for the first ever Beringia Arctic Games. It was the largest gathering of it’s kind in a once forgotten corner of the world called Chukotka.

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Local News
12:27 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Usibelli Submits Coal Bed Methane Plan

Usibelli Coal has submitted a plan to drill coal bed methane exploration wells on state land near Healy. The company is licensed to look for shallow gas on over 200 thousand acres of state and private land in the area, and as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, this is the first action the company has taken.

Local News
12:00 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Ambler Road Concerns Draw Officials To Allakaket

Tribal leaders are gathering interested parties, including state and federal officials, in the village of Allakaket to discuss the state’s proposed road into the Ambler Mining District.  As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, upper Koyukuk River people are concerned about impacts to subsistence resources by the road, and mining development it would bring.

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Energy & Environment
11:41 am
Thu July 24, 2014

In Tok, Some Grumbling Over Electricity Rate Hikes vs. Energy Sustainability

This biomass-fueled boiler at Tok School burns chipped timber waste to generate heat and electricity for the campus.
Credit KUAC file photo

Alaska Power Company customers in Tok and other small communities in the eastern Interior saw their electricity bills go up this year.  Utility rate hikes are nothing new in rural Alaska, but they aren’t always strictly due to rising fuel prices.  Some Alaska Power customers are frustrated because they’re being charged more in part because of efforts to conserve electricity – and generate it themselves.


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