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Interview with VCS Superintendent Tim Bauer

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Valdez City Schools Superintendent TIm Bauer regarding the upcoming Valdez City Council meeting Monday night at 7pm. Topics covered include new business items, school trips and discussion about social emotional learning.

CVEA & Alyeska Pipeline to Exchange Energy

KVAK’s Laurie Prax talked with Travis Million, CEO of Copper Valley Electric Association (CVEA), about the agreement recently signed by CVEA and Alyeska Pipeline Service Company (APSC) that allows for the exchange of energy. On […]

Interview with Interim Superintendent Jim Nygaard 4-11-22

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed interim Superintendent Jim Nygaard about the School Board Meeting 4-11-22.

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  • Russia withdraws troops after Ukraine encircles key city October 1, 2022
    Artillery craters are seen in the field from an arial view in the recently liberated area of Kharkiv region, Ukraine, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka) (Evgeniy Maloletka/)KYIV, Ukraine — After being encircled by Ukrainian forces, Russia pulled troops out Saturday from an eastern Ukrainian city that it had been using as a front-line […]
  • Anchorage School District bus driver shortage festers, with staggered service set to continue in October October 1, 2022
    A school bus pulls onto Kincaid Road on Sept. 19 in Anchorage. (Loren Holmes / ADN) (Loren Holmes/)The Anchorage School District said Friday that its rotating bus service suspensions will continue in October as efforts to overcome a driver shortage are taking longer than district officials said they initially expected.That means on Monday, a new […]
  • Hurricane Ian lashes South Carolina as Florida’s death toll rises October 1, 2022
    Wind gusts, blowing down King Street, twist umbrellas during Hurricane Ian in Charleston, S.C., on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (Grace Beahm Alford/The Post and Courier via AP) (Grace Beahm Alford gbeahm@postandcourier.com/)CHARLESTON, S.C. — A revived Hurricane Ian pounded coastal South Carolina on Friday, ripping apart piers and flooding streets after the ferocious storm caused catastrophic […]
  • Amid rising sea levels and land loss, island nations push for legal protections October 1, 2022
    A man makes repairs to his home in RakiRaki, Fiji, Feb. 24, 2016, after Cyclone Winston ripped through the island nation. (Brett Phibbs/New Zealand Herald via AP, File) (Brett Phibbs/)APIA, Samoa — When and if an island nation fully submerges due to rising seas, what happens to the nationalities of its citizens?This and other related […]
  • Anchorage again sets up homeless shelter in Sullivan Arena, with plans for more beds in flux October 1, 2022
    Workers assemble cots on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Late Thursday, the mayor announced the city would transport people living at Centennial Park campground to the Arena on Saturday — back to the same building that was used as the city’s COVID-19 era mass homeless shelter, until Mayor Bronson's administration […]

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