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The board tasked with regulating Alaska's nascent marijuana industry has approved draft regulations for how customers will be allowed to consume pot they buy in certain retail stores on site.
Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public Media

Alaska State Wildlife Troopers are investigating two cases of wanton waste of caribou in northwest Alaska. Download Audio

House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement for use of any excess earnings from a fund set up to help rural areas faced with high electricity costs. Download Audio
Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public Media

A Two Rivers man died in a weekend crash of an all-terrain vehicle. Download Audio

Multiple systemic failures, including a lack of capable staff, contributed to the mishandling of five sexual abuse cases at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Download Audio

The Alaska Senate has reversed course, accepting House changes to an alcohol bill that added provisions related to the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers. Download Audio

A 36-year-old inmate has been found dead at the Anchorage Correctional Complex. Download Audio

Oil development is ramping up in the National Petroleum Reserve. ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. says it's adding wells and other infrastructure at its CD5 site in the Alpine Field. Download Audio

Subsistence hunters in Alaska's North Slope Borough have harvested a 41-foot bowhead whale, marking the fourth animal that has been captured during the borough's spring whale hunt. Download Audio

Three tax proposals have been rolled into one bill being considered by a state House committee. Download Audio

Gov. Bill Walker says he would veto the purchase of a legislative office building in Anchorage if that item remains in the state infrastructure budget. Download Audio
Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public Media

Two large shipping containers, each stamped with the words "Contains: Guided Missile," were discovered bobbing in the Pacific Ocean near the southeast Alaska island community of Craig. Download Audio

Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young says he's looking forward to a spirited and energetic campaign as he seeks a 23rd term in Congress. Download Audio

Residents of the North Slope Borough have voted to recall Mayor Charlotte Brower. Download Audio

A co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee is looking at whether bills that would increase local contributions for two state retirement plans are needed this session given new actuarial estimates.

Today, the decision on where to base the F-35 was made official. Download Audio
Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public Media

The Alaska Oil and Gas Association has announced that the state had its first year-over-year increase in oil production in more than a decade.

A Catholic bishop in Juneau told the House Judiciary Committee that the church reversed a 75-year-old policy of allowing people of other faiths to get married in one of its landmark chapels after same-sex marriage became legal.

Researchers say Pavlof volcano is still rumbling and exploding but is no longer sending up massive ash clouds. Download Audio
APRN News by Alaska Public Media

State officials in Alaska are proposing a program to address high-cost health insurance claims in hopes of stabilizing rising rates on the individual policy market. Download Audio