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MTV's latest reality show, "Slednecks," is set in Mat-Su, and some Alaskans aren't crazy about the wild antics to come. But one of the cast members says they actually held back from the true “Wasilla way.”Suzanna Caldwell

MTV's new 'Slednecks' series spotlights antics of a few Wasilla millennials

October 20, 2014 - 6:36pm -- mdent
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MTV's latest reality show has some Alaskans worried that the hijinks it shows will be an embarrassment to the state. But one of the cast members says they actually held back from the true “Wasilla way.”

The way the Discovery Channel is marketing a new show set in McCarthy called "Edge of Alaska" is rattling residents before it even airs. Zaz Hollander

After 29 years, KTUU's leading women Maria Downey and Jackie Purcell may be among the state's most recognized and respected female journalists.

A lot has changed in broadcast journalism since the mid-1980s. But in an industry known for turmoil, changing faces and a push toward younger journalists, Maria Downey and Jackie Purcell are approaching 30 years on the job at KTUU without a hint of slowing down. Sean Doogan
A new documentary about Haida weaver Delores Churchill's quest to make a traditional hat like the one found with a 300-year-old body on the Alaska-Canada border will debut at the Anchorage Museum.Mike Dunham
An undercurrent of change is quietly moving through Alaska public broadcasting as a familiar radio voice prepares to relaunch a Friday TV news talk show that spent September off-air. Tegan Hanlon


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