first_imgStories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter @aprn.Download Audio A Psychologist Follows His Slow-Roasted, Highly Caffeinated DreamAnne Hillman, KSKA – AnchorageTucked among the summer crop of food trucks in Anchorage is a vintage bus, a frying pan, and an exceptionally mellow public school psychologist following a highly-caffeinated dream.Flying Karamazovs and Friends Bring Chautauqua Spirit to JuneauAnnie Bartholomew, KTOO – JuneauWhen the New Old Time Chautauqua marched into a TEDx talk in Seattle in 2012, there were jugglers, marching band musicians with mismatched uniforms, a saxophonist with a fez and a mustachioed ringmaster in a kilt. Now, the motley troupe of almost 60 performers and educators is in Juneau for three days of workshops, shows and activities that start Thursday. Walker Delays Payment on Oil Tax CreditsAlexandra Gutierrez, APRN – JuneauGov. Bill Walker is delaying payment of $200 million worth of oil tax credits. APRN’s Alexandra Gutierrez reports that the veto is the most significant change the governor made to the state budget.$8.5M In Cuts to Troopers Spread a Thin Force Even ThinnerJoaqlin Estus, KNBA – AnchorageRural residents already complain that state troopers are slow to respond to serious crimes and dangerous situations. But as of July first, 30 state trooper positions have been eliminated. With more lay-offs coming, it’s going to get worse — in both urban and rural Alaska.Shell Gets Federal Approval to Head North, With Some StipulationsEmily Schwing, KUCB – UnalaskaBillions of dollars worth of drilling equipment and support vessels operated by Royal Dutch Shell are sitting out in the Bay in front of Dutch Harbor this week. Many of the local businesses are benefiting from the oil giant’s presence.Sand Point Post Office Burglars SentencedEmily Schwing, KUCB – UnalaskaTwo men have been sentenced in U.S. District Court to serve 21 months in federal prison for burglarizing the post office in Sand Point.Citizens Asked To Weigh In On A Proposed Liquor Store in BethelBen Matheson, KYUK – BethelAn application for Bethel’s first liquor store in four decades is still alive.Marriage Equality and Mourning: Mildred Boesser Fought Until the EndLisa Phu, KTOO – JuneauWhen the Supreme Court legalized same sex marriage nationwide last week, President Obama called the ruling “a consequence of the countless small acts of courage of millions of people across decades who stood up.” Mildred Boesser stood 5 feet tall, and she was one of those people. On the day of the ruling, Boesser was on her deathbed at home in Juneau, surrounded by family.last_img

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