Ellen Lockyer, Alaska Public Media
The world's best choir is planning a free concert in Anchorage Oct. 4 and 5. The Gracias Choir and Orchestra brings a bit of Christmas flavor to Alaska in October, and the family-friendly show depends on a network of enthusiastic volunteers to make it happen. Listen now
Anchorage police have charged a former Anchorage School District employee with embezzlement. The charges come after a five month investigation. APD fraud division detective Tony Pate told reporters Tuesday that the suspect, Kellie Fagan, allegedly took between $50,000-$60,000 in school district funds from two schools. Listen Now
Mat-Su Borough's Assembly District 1 race brings up zoning and tax issues.
A state Superior court judge is allowing a Matanuska-Susitna Borough marijuana vote to go forward. Earlier Monday Judge David Zwink in Palmer issued an order allowing the October 4 ballot initiative on a Borough ban against commercial marijuana to stay on the ballot. Listen Now
A federal appeals court has sided with United Cook Inlet Drifters Association [UCIDA] in a lawsuit seeking to return Cook Inlet salmon management to federal fisheries control.
A lawsuit challenging an upcoming Matanuska-Susitna Borough ballot initiative could stall a vote on banning commercial marijuana in the Valley. Attorneys for the Borough filed a response Monday, arguing that the suit could wreak...
High wind warnings go into effect Tuesday night throughout the Kenai Peninsula and Anchorage.
At last check, Anchorage police were still on the scene of a gun related incident in Eagle River that started shortly before noon on Monday. According to APD spokesperson Renee Oistad, police got a call regarding a man with a gun threatening people inside a residence. LISTEN NOW
The state Department of Corrections announced Thursday that it is increasing the amount the municipality of Anchorage pays to house city prisoners in state correctional facilities. The rate hike affects Anchorage Correctional Complex, which houses mostly Anchorage area offenders. Listen now
Girdwood officials fear police contract won't come in time, as Alaska State Trooper outpost there closes October 1. Listen now
Work to halt riverbank erosion along a stretch of the Old Glenn Highway near Palmer is about done, but some worry that it is only a stopgap.
It's that time of year again. Giant pumpkins, pig racing and the ever-popular upside down bungee ride make their annual appearance at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer. The venerable fair, which turns 80 this year, manages to attract all ages with an eclectic mix of homespun crafts, toothsome food and lots of rock n' roll. Listen now
In the fallout from the state's primary elections, seven legislative incumbents have lost their seats. How this will change the course of the next session has yet to be seen. Representative Lynn Gattis lost her bid for a Senate seat to a relatively unknown from Wasilla. Listen now
Spring Creek Farm CSA helps low income Alaskans eat well.
More than a dozen people were injured when a recreational vehicle slammed into the back of a tour bus on the Richardson Highway on Sunday. According to Alaska State Troopers, the northbound bus was making a left turn off the highway to the Princess Lodge in Copper Center, when the RV hit it. Listen now