Alaska News Nightly Monday Oct 5 2015

first_imgStories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter @aprn.Download Audio Holmes implicates new assailant during day 1 of FBX Four hearingDan Bross, KUAC – FairbanksA hearing re-examining long questioned murder convictions opened in state court in Fairbanks today.Obama announced global fishing enforcement, new sanctuariesLiz Ruskin, APRN – AnchoragePresident Obama this morning unveiled a package of global initiatives aimed at cracking down on illegal fishing.Theology school calls off Native Art sale amid investigationElizabeth Jenkins, KTOO – JuneauA Massachusetts college that planned to liquidate its Native art collection has called it off. The pieces are from 52 tribes, including Tlingit and Haida items that might be sacred. Now the country’s oldest theology school could get dinged with penalties as feds investigate.Candlelight vigil honors those who died on streets of AnchorageAnne Hillman, KSKA – AnchorageSunday night about 70 community members gathered on the Park Strip in Anchorage to honor those who died while living outside on the streets this summer.‘I thought he was safe,’ brother says of man found dead in wetlandsLisa Phu, KTOO – JuneauAt least eight people in Juneau have died in the elements in the past three years. These are just the ones we know about based on the 2012 Juneau Homeless Coalition survey.Denali Commission-funded diesel plants planned in Togiak, KoliganekHannah Colton, KDLG – DillinghamNew diesel power plants in two Bristol Bay communities were on a list of Denali Commission projects announced alongside President Obama’s visit a month ago.Volcano farts: Scientists look to gas for clues on atmosphere, geothermal resourceLori Townsend, APRN – AnchorageIn September, a team of scientists crawled around the summit of seven volcanoes in the Aleutian Islands. They updated seismic sensors, replaced 8,000 pounds of batteries and visited one summit that geologists hadn’t been to since the 1940s.last_img

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