Josh Edge, APRN - Anchorage
The University of Alaska Board of Regents on Wednesday approved a total budget of $960 million for next year, which includes a $350 million request from the state. Download Audio
This summer, Alaska Volcano Observatory scientists embarked on an ambitious project to repair seismic monitoring equipment at active volcanoes around Southwest Alaska. Now 176 of the Observatory’s 216 seismic stations are in working order. Download Audio
Anchorage's Planning and Zoning Commission last night [Monday] voted unanimously to move forward with the Northern Access Project. The controversial road would connect Elmore Road and Bragaw Street through the city's U-Med district. But it needs to clear several more hurdles before it's built. Download Audio
As the design for Anchorage's contentious Northern Access Project — the proposed 2-lane road connecting Elmore Road with Bragaw Street in Anchorage' U-Med District – nears completion, the municipality's planning division released a memorandum recommending the project be sent back to the drawing board. Download Audio
Heavy rain mixed with snow throughout Southcentral Alaska has caused some flooding and has city and borough officials around the Matanuska-Susitna Valley keeping a close eye on creek and river levels. Download Audio
The University of Alaska Board of Regents this week is meeting in Juneau. Among the topics up for discussion is figuring how the university should move forward in a progressively bleaker fiscal climate, and developing a plan of attack for their legislative budget requests. Download Audio
GCI unveiled their new "red" internet in Anchorage's Rogers Park neighborhood on Wednesday. Download Audio
It's been less than two weeks since Jim Johnsen took the helm as president of the University of Alaska. And the transition in leadership is coming at a time when the university system is attempting to streamline and rethink the way it operates. Download Audio
As autumn sets in, students and faculty shuffle back into the classrooms of the University of Alaska Anchorage for the fall semester. And members of the engineering department are settling into their new, state-of-the-art building. Download Audio
The University of Alaska Board of Regents on Tuesday appointed Dr. Jim Johnsen as the next university president. Johnsen is on a 5-year contract, making $325,000 dollars annually. Download Audio
Another member of Anchorage's homeless community died early Tuesday morning. It's the sixth such death in the last two weeks. Download Audio
As July begins and the National Weather Service resets their annual snowfall totals to zero, it's official -- Anchorage's snowfall levels last winter are the lowest on record. Download Audio
So far this year, about 78,000 acres have burned in 280 fires in Alaska. Pete Buist, a public information officer for the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center, says that's lower than normal.
The Sockeye fire near Willow has jumped to more than 6,500 acres, consumed structures, closed the Parks Highway and is headed south. How the fire started has not been determined yet, but officials say it is human caused. "We just know it was a human caused fire and it is under investigation," said Tim Mowry, an information officer with the Alaska Division of Forestry.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is investigating the deaths of several Steller sea lions southwest of Cordova. Fifteen dead sea lions were discovered in the area on June 1. Download Audio: