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Fairbanks North Star Borough

Fairbanks area governments are working to develop a marijuana business licensing program.   Commercial marijuana becomes legal in Alaska next spring, and a local working group is preparing for growing, processing and retail operations in the Fairbanks-North Pole area.

Alaska Department of Fish and Game

A stronger than expected run of Yukon River Chinook salmon is allowing fishery managers to loosen subsistence harvest restrictions on both the U.S. and Canadian sides of the river. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the better than anticipated run is still small by historical standards, but may signal that Yukon King stocks are beginning to rebuild. 

The Inupiat people of Point Hope, Alaska, celebrate a successful whaling season with song and dance.


7-30-15 KUAC News

Jul 30, 2015

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Bureau of Land Management

The Federal Government has backed down in a long running legal dispute with the State of Alaska over ownership of an eastern interior river. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, state ownership of the Mosquito Fork of the Forty Mile River will open it up to new activity, including mining.

7-29-15 KUAC AM News

Jul 29, 2015

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Small hydro-electric projects proposed for the Cantwell area are receiving a mixed response.  As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the proposals outlined at a public meeting this week include both dam and river diversion projects.

Steve David / Alaska Division of Forestry

The statewide wildfire response that’s been operating at peak for more than a month is ramping down. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, wet weather over areas of the interior has calmed many fires.

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