Stories 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 nowRep. Eastman becomes first Alaska House member to be censuredAndrew Kitchenman, KTOO – JuneauRepresentative David Eastman became the first member of the Alaska House to be censured on Wednesday.Murkowski, Sullivan diverge in statements on Comey firingLiz Ruskin, Alaska Public Media – Washington D.C.Murkowski sees “serious cause for concern” in timing of President Trump’s dismissal of the FBI director. Sullivan sees “questions” there, and in the conduct of the Obama White House.Verdict looms in Sockeye Fire trialCasey Grove, Alaska Public Media – AnchorageA half-dozen jurors are set to decide whether an Anchorage couple started a costly Willow wildfire in 2015, known as the Sockeye Fire.Walker tells Assembly he expects revenues in fiscal planZachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media – AnchorageDuring a short trip to Anchorage, the governor used a brief window to tell the body he’s optimistic lawmaker’s will deliver a fiscal plan this session.Return to sender: Juneau pot business blocked from mailing tax paymentsJacob Resneck, KTOO – JuneauAlaska tax officials have set up a system to tax licensed marijuana businesses. Due to Alaska’s geography actually getting the revenue to the state isn’t always easy.Arctic representatives kick off Arctic Conference in FairbanksRachel Waldholz, Alaska’s Energy Desk – AnchorageSecretary of State Rex Tillerson flew to Fairbanks today, accompanied by both of Alaska’s U.S. Senators. Tillerson is preparing to meet with his counterparts from seven other Arctic nations tomorrow morning. That’s when the U.S. will formally hand over the two-year chairmanship of the Arctic Council to Finland.After high-level Arctic talks, the party moves to AnchorageZachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media – AnchorageAs delegates, dignitaries, and stakeholders wind-down high level council meetings, the Anchorage Museum is hosting North By North, a first-time festival focused on issues specific to the Circumpolar North.Experts outline benefits of boosting Arctic broadband; but some cite cultural ‘concern’Tim Ellis, KUAC – FairbanksParticipants in the Arctic Broadband Forum held this week at the University of Alaska Fairbanks got an update on the progress of a project that promises to bring high-speed internet to remote northern Alaskan communities.Ask a Climatologist: Alaska wins the daylight prizeAnnie Feidt, Alaska’s Energy Desk – AnchorageAlaska is once again the land of the midnight sun. If you live in Utqiaġvik (formerly Barrow), the sun won’t set again until August 2.
The biggest fighting game tournament in the world is without a doubt EVO, or Evolution Championship Series. This year things are a little different as Super Smash Bros. has managed to knock off long standing Street Fighter games as the headlining tournament. Evo 2019 Finals Order!Friday = SC6Saturday = UNIST ==> DBFZ ==> SAMSHO ==> MK11Sunday = BBTAG ==> SFV ==> TEKKEN 7 ==> SMASH#Evo2019— Joey Cuellar (@MrWiz) July 22, 2019 The news has come from the President of Evo, Joey Cuellar who recently took to Twitter to reveal the Evo 2019 finals order. According to Cuellar, on Friday Evo participants will see Soulcalibur VI finals be played out, on Saturday we will get Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st], Dragon Ball FighterZ, Samurai Shodown, and Mortal Kombat 11. Sunday will be BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Street Fighter V, Tekken 7 and finally Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This is quite unprecedented as the newest Street Fighter game usually holds the headlining spot at Evo, but this year Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s overwhelming popularity has swooped in and dethroned the long-running fighter. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was also the most registered title at this years Evo, check out more on that here. If you didn’t know, Super Smash Bros. Melee was dropped from this years Evo competition, find out why here. Evo 2019 will be held in Las Vegas on August 2nd. – $60.56 Nintendo Super Smash Bro. Video Game Switch System US$60.56 – TodayYesterday7 days ago30 days ago Buy