07-08-21 midday newscast

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Robyne / KUAC

A local doctor changed his practice for treating pain after learning a new treatment model. He has now written a new textbook to keep up with the demand from other doctors wanting to learn the new techniques.

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Alaska Division of Forestry

Firefighters remain focused on protecting Chena Hot Springs Resort and area cabins from the Munson Creek wildfire. The 24-thousand-acre lightning caused blaze about 50 miles east of Fairbanks made it to the resort property overnight, but as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports firefighters were well prepared.

07-06-21 AM newscast

Isaac Solomon / Alaska DNR DOF

Wind has pushed a wildfire near Chena Hot Springs Resort east of Fairbanks, past a control line, and closer to the resort and other area cabins and homes As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, firefighters have been forced to retreat from the advancing 9 thousand acre Munson Creek Fire and are focused now on protecting resort and other area structures.

Updated: The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of a single-engine airplane just after takeoff Thursday afternoon at a private airstrip in North Pole.

Alaska State Troopers say the pilot and three passengers, who are all North Pole residents, were transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. Troopers later identified the pilot – 63-year-old Evan Wheeler; and the 59-year-old passenger, Sherlyin Wheeler. Both were transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, along with two children, ages 10 and 7.

A Fairbanks Memorial Hospital spokesperson said this morning that all four had been discharged.