The Associated Press
The Badger Road Elementary school in North Pole will transition to a new name this summer. The Fairbanks North Star School District board voted Tuesday to rename the school Midnight Sun Elementary, but as KUAC’s Robert Hannon reports, the board nearly backed away from changing the Badger name, which links the school to a pedophile.
Alaska's Congressional delegation is largely unconcerned about President-elect Donald Trump's criticism of the $400 billion dollar F-35 fighter jet program. Listen Now
Gov. Bill Walker has undergone surgery to treat prostate cancer, and his office says no further treatment is currently expected. Listen Now
U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan is holding a field hearing this week focused on state laws that prohibit ivory sales. Listen Now
Anchorage police are investigating two robberies of pedestrians on city streets that took place in the early morning hours of Tuesday. Listen Now
Alaska's two U.S. senators resigned leadership posts in the state Republican party in denouncing GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Listen Now
Alaska officials say the first application by an Alaska Native entity to put lands into federal trust has been submitted to the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs. Listen Now
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Alaska's Department of Fish and Game commissioner has rejected calls from petitioners critical of the state's predator control rules to change the hunting program. Listen Now
The United States is trying to broker an agreement between a host of nations to prohibit unregulated fishing in the international waters of the Arctic Ocean. Listen Now
Senator Mike Dunleavy of Wasilla plans to introduce legislation that would restore the portion of Alaska Permanent Fund dividends vetoed by Gov. Bill Walker. Listen Now
Lowell Thomas Jr., a former Alaska lieutenant governor, author, adventurer, glacier pilot and son of the legendary broadcaster, has died. Listen Now
The state has reached a settlement over its problem-plagued Medicaid payment system, agreeing to pay the vendor hired to implement the system $25.9 million it is owed, provided certain terms are met. Listen Now
The state transportation department has been fined $118,100 for its handling of hazardous waste at a maintenance facility in Juneau. Listen Now
Federal prosecutors in Alaska have charged four men with killing walrus gathered on the state's northwest shore last year, removing the animals' ivory tusks and leaving the meat to waste.
The losing incumbent in a northern Alaska state legislative race has filed two lawsuits against state elections officials, alleging illegal procedures were followed. Listen now
Several Blood Bank of Alaska employees have filed a federal complaint accusing the blood bank's leadership of mismanagement and financial impropriety since the organization moved into its $45 million facility in Anchorage earlier this year. Listen now
A grand jury has indicted a second suspect on murder charges in the death of man found on a rural Anchorage road in August.