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Berett Wilber

News Intern

Berett was born and raised in a fishing family from Sitka, Alaska. Fresh from a stint as a legislative aide in Alaska’s capital, she’s a photographer looking foward to spending the summer listening, recording, and photographing Unalaska. In her non-work time, she likes hiking, foraging, swimming, and yoga. 

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Newscast: 08/08/17

Aug 8, 2017

Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott says he and Governor Bill Walker will run together for re-election; hunters come home with a beluga in Dillingham; and a federal grant offers new opportunities to revitalize Native American languages.

Newscast: 08/02/17

Aug 2, 2017

Cheaper insurance for Alaskans enrolled in Obamacare next year; getting behind the closed-door negotiations of the state’s capital budget; and Department of the Interior expert on climate change in Alaska gets reassigned. 

Zoe Sobel/KUCB

Sand Point faces a problem with its police force: It doesn’t have one any more.

In just three weeks, all its officers resigned.

City Administrator Andrew Varner says the first officer wanted to be closer to a spouse who is in the military. A week later, two more officers, a married couple, left because of a “family decision.”

Varner said that left Police Chief Roger Bacon — who was scheduled to vacation in Scotland — as the island's only law enforcement.

Newscast: 07/27/17

Jul 27, 2017

Great Sitkin Volcano is heating up; Alaska may be the first state to allow pot cafes; and President Trump feuds with Sen. Lisa Murkowski over her health care vote. 

Newscast: 07/26/17

Jul 26, 2017

Sand Point loses its police force; the Alaska Legislature nears compromise on a capital budget, and the Republican healthcare bill moves forward in the U.S. Senate.