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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.

KVAK’s Laurie Prax Interviews SMALL GLORIES – Coming to Valdez, March 29th!

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Small Glories about their upcoming show in Valdez. Give it a listen! Small Glories will be coming to Valdez – Tuesday, March 29th at the Valdez Civic Center. Doors will open […]

KVAK’s Heidi Franke Interview with PRCS Staff – Jennifer James & Nikki Duhamel – BANFF Mountain Film Festival – March 26th!

KVAK’s Heidi Franke interviewed PRCS staff Jennifer James & Nikki Duhamel about this year’s BANFF Mountain Film Festival! We hope to see you at the Civic Center this Saturday, March 26! Doors open at 6pm […]

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  • Tourists and cruise ships are ready to return to Seward. But is Seward ready for them? May 21, 2022
    Customers await departure on Major Marine tour boat Spirit of Matushka in Seward on May 12. The tour took visitors to Aialik Bay. (Marc Lester / ADN) (Marc Lester/)SEWARD — On days like these, when the rugged peaks gleam across the bay and the sun warms the spring air, it’s easy to see why hundreds […]
  • Red flag warning issued for wide swath of Southcentral Alaska heading into weekend May 21, 2022
    State and local fire crews work to contain a small fire in Willow on Tuesday that started from an escaped burn pile of cardboard. (Photo by Kale Casey / Alaska Division of Forestry)The National Weather Service issued a “red flag warning” for a large portion of Southcentral Alaska for much of Saturday — including Anchorage […]
  • Anchorage Wolverines top St. Cloud 2-1 in OT, take 1-0 lead in Robertson Cup semis May 21, 2022
    Anchorage goalie Raythan Robbins keeps an clear view of play despite the traffic in front of his net against St. Cloud Friday. Robbins had 48 saves as the Wolverines defeated the Norsemen 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Jeff Lawler) (Jeff Lawler/)Jackson Reineke scored a goal at 8:53 of overtime to push the Anchorage Wolverines to […]
  • Alaska Legislature modernizes 40-year-old definition of consent in sexual assault cases May 21, 2022
    Rep. Geran Tarr, D-Anchorage, stands outside of the Capitol in May 2022. Tarr sponsored legislation to update a 40-year-old definition of consent in state law, which the Legislature passed on the last day of its session. (Photo by Lisa Phu / Alaska Beacon)Rep. Geran Tarr, D-Anchorage, is relieved her bill to modernize the definition of […]
  • As the defense of Mariupol ends, fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on May 21, 2022
    Ukrainian servicemen sit in a bus after leaving Mariupol's besieged Azovstal steel plant, near a penal colony, in Olyonivka, in territory under the government of the Donetsk People's Republic, eastern Ukraine, Friday, May 20, 2022. (AP Photo)A leader of the far-right Azov Regiment said Friday that the group had been ordered to cease its last-ditch […]

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