The Girdwood TV and FM translators are back on the air. Thank you for your patience.

Menu Schedule Links

The Associated Press

Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Ketchikan man remains missing after 6 months

The family of a Ketchikan man who has been missing for six months has filed a presumptive death petition.

July 2, 2015

Walker makes appointment to Marijuana Control Board

Gov. Bill Walker has appointed members to a new board charged with developing regulations for the cultivation and sale of legal marijuana in Alaska.

July 2, 2015

Man sentenced to 55 years in prison for fatal 2010 beating

A man charged in the beating death of another man in 2010 has been sentenced to 55 years in prison.

July 1, 2015

Investigator: Removal of Alaska plane wreckage weeks away

It could be weeks before the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in steep, rugged terrain in southeast Alaska, killing nine people, is recovered.

July 1, 2015

Tough budget decisions remain in Alaska

It took two special sessions for Alaska legislators to agree to a budget after a crash in oil prices contributed to a severe reduction in the state’s available revenue.

July 1, 2015

Alaska stops Medicaid providers inflation-linked increases

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services will not increase rates for Medicaid providers, citing an underfunded budget.

June 30, 2015

Weekend rains bring relief for Alaska wildfire crews

Weekend rains brought relief to crews battling Alaska wildfires, but conditions are expected to heat up later this week, capping a record fire month.

June 30, 2015

Second Shell Oil drilling rig on its way to Alaska

Royal Dutch Shell’s second Arctic drilling ship, the Noble Discoverer, is on the move from Washington state to Alaska.

June 30, 2015

Gov. Walker Signs Fuels Tax Increase

Alaska Governor Bill Walker has officially signed off on the state’s first tax increase in a decade.

Download Audio:

June 29, 2015

Communications lag rattles relatives after Alaska crash

The DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter turboprop went down Thursday in Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan in southeast Alaska. The shore excursion was sold through Holland America.

June 29, 2015

Anchorage officials look to keep troublemakers out of parks

Anchorage officials are looking for ways to keep people who break the law out of city parks.

June 29, 2015

Musher signs up for Iditarod after losing home in wildfire

Apparently undeterred by the loss of her home in this month’s Sockeye wildfire, veteran musher DeeDee Jonrowe has signed up for the 2016 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

June 29, 2015

3 Alaska Native corporations form business alliance

Three Alaska Native regional corporations whose business interests and lands would be affected by oil and gas and shipping expansions in the arctic are joining together in a formal partnership.

June 26, 2015

Border crossing between Hyder, Canada open again

After more than two months of limited access to services in Canada, Hyder residents will once again be able to cross the border at any hour.

June 25, 2015

Governors of 10 Western states to meet to discuss drought

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is playing host to nine other Western states’ governors and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to try to reach a consensus on region-wide issues such as drought.

June 25, 2015

Body found in lake tentatively identified as Las Vegas man

A body found in an Alaska lake has been tentatively identified as a Las Vegas man who went missing after his canoe overturned in late April.

June 25, 2015

Spike in number of female prisoners at Alaska prisons

The increase in the number of women prisoners in Alaska more than tripled that of male inmate growth between 2004 and 2013.

June 24, 2015

3 insurers plan to leave Alaska individual health market

Thousands of Alaskans will have to find a new insurer after a shake-up in the state’s health insurance market.

June 23, 2015

Repair planned for small leak in trans-Alaska pipeline

Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. is working on a repair for a small crude oil leak found in a buried section of the trans-Alaska pipeline, but for now an employee with a rag suffices for management.

June 23, 2015

Alaska unemployment rate at 6.8 percent in May

Alaska’s preliminary unemployment rate stood at 6.8 percent last month. That compares to 6.7 percent in April and 6.9 percent in May 2014.

June 23, 2015