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12:46 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Tanacross Native Group, Village, Partner With Utility on Tok-area Hydro Proposal

The facility that Upper Tanana Energy partnership proposes to build would be a "run-of-the-river" design that has a relatively small environmental impact.
Credit U.S. Department of Agriculture

A Native village corporation near Tok and the utility that serves that area have partnered up on a venture to build a small hydroelectric project that could reduce the area’s high energy costs. Alaska Power and Telephone officials say the partnership will now seek state and private funding and for the $19 million project.


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KUAC Newscasts
10:10 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Newscast: Monday 9/15/14

KUAC Newscasts
11:21 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Newscast: Friday 9/12/14

Local News
10:42 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Visiting Doctor Warns of Smoke Dangers

Wood stove pipe on a Fairbanks home.
Credit Dan Bross / KUAC

A Utah based doctor is warning Fairbanks residents about the dangers of smoky air.  As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, Doctor Brian Moench (MENCH), who scheduled to speak in Fairbanks tomorrow (Sat.), cites medical research and his own experience in a Salt Lake City hospital, to paint a dire picture of the health impacts of fine particulate pollution.

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Local News
9:14 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Motorcyclists Celebrate Life On The Road

Mathias Knura and Kai Bagus talk about their motrocycle adventures while stopped over in Fairbanks.
Dan Bross KUAC

The summer tourism season is winding down, with even the hardiest travelers thinking about heading south. Alaska regularly attracts adventurous people from around the world, including motorcycle tourists.  KUAC’s Dan Bross met up with two German visitors on extended motorcycle journeys.

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Yukon Quest
7:44 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Champion Distance Musher Jeff King Plans a Return to the Yukon Quest

Jeff King won the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog race in 1989.
Credit Yukon Quest Archive

  Fairbanks, AK - Champion distance musher Jeff King of Denali plans to return to the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race next February.  It’s been a quarter century since he’s run that race.  in 2015, he’ll face a three-time defending champion, a rule change regarding rest times and mandatory stops and number of young, upcoming mushers. 

It’s been 25 year’s since Jeff King has driven a dog team on the 1000 mile trail between Fairbanks and Whitehorse. King announced via Facebook he plans to make a comeback in February. 

 

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Local News
12:41 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

State Hires Security, Sets Procedure for Accessing New Tanana River Bridge

The state has established a procedure to enable hunters and others to use the new $187 million bridge across the Tanana River at Salcha to cross over to the west side.
Credit HDR Inc.

The state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has hired a security firm to control access across the new Tanana River bridge at Salcha for hunters to get across to the training area west of the river.

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Local News
12:10 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Military’s Busy Schedule Limits Moose Hunting on Training Range Near Greely

Military personnel engaged in training exercises like this one on the Army's Donnelly Training Area near Fort Greely have limited hunting on the range.
Credit U.S. Army

One of the best moose-hunting areas in the Interior can be found on a military training range near Fort Greely. But a busy Army and Air Force training schedule is limiting hunters’ ability to get back into the area.


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KUAC Newscasts
10:38 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Newscast: Thursday 9/11/14

KUAC Newscasts
11:45 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Newscast: Wednesday 9/10/14

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