AP NEWS
Related topics

AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

June 13, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Alaska at 8:30 a.m.

ALASKA MARIJUANA

JUNEAU — The Alaska Marijuana Control Board could consider both onsite consumption and the question of whether taxes are too high during a three-day meeting, which starts Wednesday. By Becky Bohrer. On merits. AP Photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

HOMER-PRIDE RECOGNITION

HOMER — A city council meeting in Alaska where the mayor had planned to recognize LGBTQ Pride Month was canceled after council members failed to show. SENT: 265 words.

COPPER RIVER SALMON

ANCHORAGE — The commercial salmon harvest in Alaska’s Copper River is so far the second lowest in 50 years. SENT: 320 words.

IN BRIEF:

— MOTORCYCLE FATALITY — A crash of two motorcycles killed a man and seriously injured a second on the Kenai Peninsula.

__

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apanchorage@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

The AP-Anchorage

AP RADIO
Update hourly