9 Sep
2019

Alaska News Nightly Monday April 23 2018

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 alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprnListen nowNo oil companies oppose bonds for tax credits, commissioner saysAndrew Kitchenman, KTOO – JuneauState payments for the credits slowed as oil prices fell. But companies have said the delayed payments have hurt development.Air Force to host meeting to unveil plan to provide potable water to Moose CreekTim Ellis, KUAC – FairbanksAir Force officials will host an open house meeting Monday to talk about proposals to provide drinking water to Moose Creek residents whose well water has been made unpotable due to groundwater contamination.Fairbanks ranks highest nationwide for year-round particulate pollutionDan Bross, KUAC – FairbanksThe Fairbanks area has the worst fine particulate pollution in the United States according to the American Lung Association.Undead Arctic microbes feel the heat, unleash diseaseRashah McChesney, Alaska’s Energy Desk – JuneauA CDC doctor in Anchorage lays out the zombie apocalypse that could happen in the Arctic.Haines Mining and Water Forum draws dozens, critics question objectivityDaysha Eaton, KHNS – HainesThe Palmer Project, a potential hard-rock underground mine was the focus of a forum on water and mining attended by dozens of residents at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall in Haines on Wednesday.Study finds Mt. Hunter has been melting faster Dan Bross, KUAC – FairbanksAn Alaska Range glacier melted faster last century than it did in the previous three hundred years. That’s the finding of a study that analyzed ice cores drilled on Mt. Hunter.Troopers intercept 56 grams of heroin in TogiakAvery Lill, KDLG – DillinghamAlaska State Troopers contacted Patrick Einhellig, 32, of Dillingham when he arrived at the Togiak airport on Friday. Investigation revealed that he was carrying heroin worth at least $56,000 in Bristol Bay.Homer’s annual flood of tourists may be eroding its long-term rental marketAaron Bolton, KBBI – HomerHomer has a housing problem. Like many rural Alaskan communities, finding a place to live can be a challenge. But the growing tourism industry may be making it more difficult for year-round residents to find long-term housing.Togiak herring fishing gets windy startAvery Lill, KDLG – DillinghamThe Togiak herring fishery opened Sunday morning with a windy start. Gusts over 30 mph posed a challenge for fishermen during the state’s largest sac roe herring fishery.Kashega elder Eva Tcheripanoff dies at age 90Laura Kraegel, KUCB – UnalaskaEva Tcheripanoff — the last person born in the traditional village of Kashega — has died.last_img read more

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31 Aug
2019

Forensic experts inspect Park Street Metro station

first_imgKolkata: Experts from state Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) visited the Park Street metro station on Wednesday afternoon. According to sources, FSL scientists went to Shakespeare Sarani police station and met the investigating officer regarding the case lodged against Metro Railway. Later, they went to the Park Street metro station to inquire the case.After reaching Park Street metro station FSL team members met the staff of metro who was on duty at the time of the incident. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataLater, the distance was measured using a measuring equipment. FSL experts observed that on Saturday, Sajal Kanjilal travelled almost 50 metres from the boarding point to the falling point. Also, several other information were noted down by the FSL experts. The CCTV camera footage of the Saturday incident will also be scrutinised. After measurements and gathering information, FSL team went to Noapara metro car shed and inspected the ‘medha’ rake, which the deceased Sajal Kanjilal tried to board on Saturday. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in stateSources informed that the inquiry on Wednesday was just preliminary. Elaborate investigation would be conducted soon. FSL team may visit Noapara metro car shed and Park Street metro station again. Metro Railway has decided to fine commuters if they try to stop the door from closing to board the train at the last moment. According to Metro Railway officials, though the law was there in the books, but it was never implemented till date. After the Saturday incident, which claimed the life of a senior citizen, metro authority decided to implement the law stringently. According to the provisions in the law, if any passenger is found trying to obstruct the metro rake door while closing, he or she will be detained and prosecuted. The maximum fine amount may go up to Rs 1,000 while the minimum amount is Rs 500. Also, there is provision of imprisonment for such cases. If the rule violator fails to pay the fine amount then he or she may get imprisoned for six months. There are also provisions of both fine and imprisonment. To create awareness about the prosecution, Metro Railway will display the information in all metro stations and circulate messages through television channel, which runs in the metro stations.last_img read more

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