Newscast: 02/28/19

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Three fisheries observers face felony charges for shooting guns in a residential area of the Unalaska Valley; the Iditarod starts Saturday; and the U.S. Coast Guard medevacs two mariners from fishing vessels near Cold Bay.

Several students are breaking new ground in Unalaska as the first debate team in UCSD history, a fact that according to facilitator Lauren Snyder “is not up for debate.”

Snyder recently accompanied UCSD drama coach Carlos Tayag alongside a team of nine students to compete at the 2019 Drama, Debate, and Forensics State Championship in Anchorage from February 22-24th. To compete in the event, teams from around Alaska chose to prepare for various categories including, Policy Debate, Solo Acting, Original Oration, Dramatic Interpretation and even Pantomime.

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Public schools in the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands stand to lose more than $3 million under Gov. Mike Dunleavy's proposals to reduce state spending.

That's left regional educators hoping for the best — but bracing for the worst — as they prepare their budgets.

Newscast: 02/27/19

Feb 27, 2019

School districts in the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands brace for funding cuts; Alaska teachers advocate for immigrant children's rights; Trident Seafoods faces up to a $23 million dollar penalty for Clean Air Act violations.

Newscast: 02/26/19

Feb 26, 2019

Ravn Alaska's Chief Commerical Officer explains why the airline wanted to acquire PenAir; the Alaska Marine Highway System is not selling tickets past September; and Gov. Mike Dunleavy is looking into selling or closing state-owned airports.