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Interview with Dr. Kathy Todd

KVAK’s Laurie Prax talked with Dr. Kathleen Todd regarding COVID. Topics covered include: vaccine distribution in Valdez; testing in Valdez; COVID in children and looking ahead toward summer

Interview with Dr. Kathy Todd

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Dr. Kathy Todd M.D. regarding the Coronavirus. Topics covered include: case numbers in Valdez, vaccination, research and trends.

Interview with Dr. Kathy Todd 4-14-21

KVAK’s Laurie Prax talked to Kathleen Todd of Valdez Medical Clinic and Providence Valdez Medical Center about COVID-19. Topics covered include: Case numbers in Valdez; Johnson & Johnson vaccine on hold for Valdez and the […]

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Frosty Fever Kick-Off Day on KVAK

Tune in for a party on the Airwaves – Get the Scoop on Frosty Fever ‘21 Sponsored by: KVAK & Capt’n Joe’s, Fat Mermaid, Prospector, South Central & Subway Date and Time: March 19th, 11am to […]

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  • Curious Alaska: What happened to hot air ballooning in Anchorage? May 7, 2021
    Hot air balloons prepare to launch from East High School in the mid-1980s. (Bill Roth / ADN archive) (Bill Roth / ADN/)We asked readers for help with a new weekly feature, Curious Alaska, asking: What do you want to know or want us to investigate about life in Alaska, stories behind the news or why […]
  • Can snow dampen shockwaves from bomb blasts? Yes, Eielson airmen conclude after explosive experiment May 7, 2021
    U.S. Air Force airmen from the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) flight, the Iceman Spark Innovation team, Air Force Research Laboratory's innovation team and other partners set off an explosion from afar for the EOD snow mitigation test March 18, 2021 at Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks. The experiment tested the […]
  • Military hasn’t ‘moved the needle’ on issue of sexual assaults, Milley says May 7, 2021
    Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, left, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, right, participate in a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington on Thursday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (Susan Walsh/)WASHINGTON - Pentagon leaders signaled an openness Thursday to altering military rules that govern the prosecution of sexual assaults, as support builds behind […]
  • Pebble keeps reshuffling the deck — but it’s a bad bet May 6, 2021
    FILE - In this July 13, 2007, file photo, workers with the Pebble Mine project test drill in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, near the village of Iliamma. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File) (Al Grillo/)“The Gambler,” perhaps Kenny Rogers’ most well-known country song, cautions poker players “to know when to hold ‘em, know when to […]
  • Babcock deserves confirmation to Judicial Council May 6, 2021
    iStock (Getty Images/iStockphoto/)Alaskans have very little say in who the judges are in their courts. Judges in Alaska aren’t elected. They aren’t appointed like other people to powerful positions in this state. They aren’t confirmed by the lawmakers in Juneau like the people who set gas rates or run state departments. Judges in this state […]

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