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Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards. (Photo by Josh Edge/APRN)

Gov. Bill Walker has hired Craig Richards as an oil and gas consultant, less than a month after Richards resigned as Alaska's attorney general. Listen now
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Akiak Native Community is calling for an emergency meeting of the Association of Village Council Presidents tomorrow and Wednesday in Bethel. Listen now

The shooting death of a puppy in the Fairbanks area has ignited community outcry as residents who have had similar experiences with their animals question how the authorities respond to such incidents. Listen now

Juneau police say two adult siblings whose bodies were found this week both died of accidental drowning. Listen now

Sen. Lisa Murkowski will be traveling in Alaska next week as part of her re-election campaign and won't be attending the national Republican convention.

Federal prosecutors say a 36-year-old Fort Wainwright soldier has pleaded guilty to receiving bribes in a plot to steal fuel at a base in Afghanistan. Listen now

Gunfire broke out around 8:45 p.m. during a Dallas protest over two recent fatal police shootings.
Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public Media

Alaska State Troopers say a Big Lake man's disappearance last year is suspicious and they are investigating it as a death. Listen now

An Alaska legislative official says the Alaska House majority spokesman facing assault charges is no longer employed by the state. Listen now
Cannabis Plant. (Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation allowing for national criminal history checks on people applying for licenses for legal marijuana businesses in Alaska. Listen now
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Two Catholic hospital chains are merging to create the nation's third-largest nonprofit health system, with more than 100,000 employees in seven states Listen now
Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public Media

Alaska State Troopers say the body of a missing 4-year-old Fairbanks boy has been found inside a fish wheel in the Chena River. Listen now
Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public Media

The search has been suspended for a Nome man missing for more than a week. Listen now

The Anchorage Police Department says that the bodies of a man and a woman were discovered on a bike path in the city's downtown.

Park officials say a grizzly bear that has previously charged at people has bitten and scratched a hiker, and they will kill the animal when they find it.
Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public Media

The University of Alaska Board of Regents is set to decide next steps for the partially completed engineering building at the Fairbanks campus. Download Audio
Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public Media

Alaska road crews have dislodged a massive boulder that was poised to come crashing down on a highway busy with summer travelers. Download Audio

The Anchorage district attorney will soon decide whether to file assault charges against the spokesman for the majority caucus of the Alaska House of Representatives. Download Audio
Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public Media

State government officials might be too optimistic about the market when planning to use money from the Alaska Permanent Fund to help pay for state government. Download Audio

The driver of a passenger van that crashed on the remote Aleutian island of Atka, killing three passengers, has been charged with three counts of manslaughter. Download Audio