Hope McKenney

Reporter

Born in rural Northern California, Hope started as a reporter and producer at KZYX in Mendocino County. She then worked at Kichwa Hatari -- the first Quechua language radio station in the U.S., based in New York -- and KQED in San Francisco. 

She has lived in Bolivia, Peru, and Cuba, and is now excited to cover the beautiful Aleutians.  

Ways to Connect

Newscast: 12/12/19

Dec 12, 2019

A short-lived explosion from Shishaldin Volcano this morning has produced an ash cloud 20,000 - 25,000 feet that is moving northwest; Gov. Mike Dunleavy has proposed a state budget that would rely heavily on savings; and a fully electric seaplane made its first flight over the mouth of the Fraser River near Vancouver, British Columbia this week.

Berett Wilber/KUCB

A U.S. Coast Guardsman accused of murdering his shipmate in Unalaska is set to find out whether he will face court-martial for murder within weeks.

Newscast: 12/11/19

Dec 11, 2019

KUCB is holding a live Q&A program with RavnAir Group officials to discuss Unalaska's flight service on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at noon; a U.S. Coast Guardsman accused of murdering his shipmate in Unalaska is set to find out whether he will face court-martial for murder within weeks; and Gov. Mike Dunleavy is expected to release his proposed budget today.

Laura Kraegel/KUCB

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, KUCB is hosting a live show with RavnAir Group to discuss Unalaska's flight service following October's fatal plane crash.

The show starts at noon on 89.7 FM, and RavnAir officials will respond to questions from the public that have been submitted in advance. 

Newscast: 12/10/19

Dec 10, 2019

With renovations complete at the Unalaska Marine Center, city officials are finally getting ready to lease out the dock space; an innovative new seaweed farm is getting underway in Sand Point; and the state is looking to partner with tribes to educate children.

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