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Yakutat officials ask residents to get tested for COVID-19 after several visitors test positive

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Haines mourns death of Speedy, the ‘Bearoness of the Chilkoot’

<img data-attachment-id="198596" data-permalink="https://www.ktoo.org/2020/09/28/haines-mourns-death-of-speedy-the-bearoness-of-the-chilkoot/bearoness-800×640/" data-orig-file="https://dailynewsalaska.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/haines-mourns-death-of-speedy-the-bearoness-of-the-chilkoot.jpg" data-orig-size="800,640" data-comments-opened="0" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="bearoness-800×640" data-image-description=" Speedy at the Chilkoot. (Courtesy Tom…

Yukon River communities ask governor to declare fishery disaster

<img data-attachment-id="198606" data-permalink="https://www.ktoo.org/2020/09/28/yukon-river-communities-ask-governor-to-declare-fishery-disaster/yukon_salmon_strips_adfg/" data-orig-file="https://dailynewsalaska.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/yukon-river-communities-ask-governor-to-declare-fishery-disaster.jpg" data-orig-size="760,507" data-comments-opened="0" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="yukon_salmon_strips_adfg" data-image-description=" Yukon River salmon strips. (Courtesy of…

Local orgs donate $38,000 to speed up processing of Nome’s sexual assault kits

<img data-attachment-id="198600" data-permalink="https://www.ktoo.org/2020/09/28/local-orgs-donate-38000-to-speed-up-processing-of-nomes-sexual-assault-kits/sexual-assault-evidence-kit-flickr-creative-commons/" data-orig-file="https://dailynewsalaska.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/local-orgs-donate-38000-to-speed-up-processing-of-nomes-sexual-assault-kits.jpg" data-orig-size="799,533" data-comments-opened="0" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"SFC Anthony L. Taylor","camera":"NIKON D4S","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1414149346","copyright":"","focal_length":"28","iso":"1250","shutter_speed":"0.00125","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Sexual-Assault-Evidence-Kit-Flickr-Creative-Commons" data-image-description=" Sexual assault…

Forest Service forging ahead with full Roadless Rule exemption for Tongass despite public opposition

<img data-attachment-id="198524" data-permalink="https://www.ktoo.org/2020/09/24/forest-service-forging-ahead-with-full-roadless-rule-exemption-for-tongass-despite-public-opposition/6-13-12-view-of-ketchikan-from-rainbird-trail-down-tongass-narrows-south-2/" data-orig-file="https://dailynewsalaska.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/forest-service-forging-ahead-with-full-roadless-rule-exemption-for-tongass-despite-public-opposition.jpg" data-orig-size="1250,938" data-comments-opened="0" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="6-13-12-View-of-Ketchikan-from-Rainbird-Trail-down-Tongass-Narrows-south-2" data-image-description=" Portions of the Tongass National Forest…