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Algo Nuevo: November 22, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, November 22, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the … Read More

November 23, 2015

Algo Nuevo: November 15, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, November 15, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the … Read More

November 23, 2015

49 Voices: Leonard Savage of Wasilla

This week we're talking with Athabascan ivory carver Leonard Savage about how he got his start. Savage splits his time between Wasilla and Kentucky. Download Audio
November 20, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

Walker sacks DOC commissioner after scathing report; House lawmakers scour prison stats; FBI to investigate controversial Sitka arrest, tasing event; Railroad hopes Congress fixes expensive math gaffe; Trans-Pacific Partnership nixes sockeye tariffs; BC tells Tulsequah mine to control leakage; Forum: Alaska holding out against emission-cutting policies; Dillingham youth center to close as funding runs dry Download Audio
November 16, 2015
Sitka officials say taser incident conformed to police policy

Sitka officials say taser incident conformed to police policy

Municipal officials in Sitka were briefed about the repeated tasering of a teen in police custody, shortly after the incident occurred in September of last year. Download Audio
November 3, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

BLM approves drilling permit in Alaska petroleum reserve; A quick and handy guide to the enigmatic Alaska LNG project; Spice-related hospitalizations spike, but not enough to deter use; Ex-FBI agent faults Fairbanks police interrogation tactics; Drones vie for role in wildfire fight; The weatherman at the end of the western world; Sitka rolls out welcome wagon for Russian diplomat Download Audio
October 22, 2015
Savoonga man marooned in Russia, hoping for a charter home

Savoonga man marooned in Russia, hoping for a charter home

A man from the Bering Sea island community of Savoonga is stuck in Russia after traveling there through a unique visa-free travel program for Alaska Natives. Despite not needing a visa for the trip, Sivoy Miklahook now finds himself on the wrong side of the Strait as his Russian papers inch closer to expiration. Download Audio
October 20, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

UAF comes clean about disciplinary failures in sex abuse, rape cases; City unveils plan to combat escalating Spice emergencies; Unalaska museum closes after ancient Bible found in director's house; Murkowski's irate over canceled leases, Interior nominee heard all about it; Under US chairmanship, Arctic Council convenes in Anchorage; Fairbanks Police Department under fire at city council meeting; Alaskan stuck in Russia after visiting relatives there Download Audio
October 20, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Obama administration cancels offshore lease sales, citing lack of interest; Murkowski spotlights civic heroes at AFN; At AFN, protesters slam Murkowski's support for Arctic drilling; New joint tribal-state court established; Pease testifies, says confession was coerced; Juneau judge sides with trapper, but no damages awarded; Bethel puzzles over how to unclog a seriously frozen well; AK: Tlingit carver featured in small-town, large-scale Smithsonian project; 49 Voices: Martin Lee Woods of Kotzebue Download Audio
October 16, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

State, feds won't pursue $92M more in '89 Exxon Valdez spill; With $3B budget deficit, lawmakers eye oil tax credits; Murkowski raises cash, expects a fight in 2016; APD chief Mew turns the baton to incomer Tolley; Walker convenes tribal advisory council; Forensic psychologist doubtful of witness testimony at FBX 4 hearing; New drug reduces heroin cravings, may reduce recidivism; Aleknagik celebrates new bridge over the Wood River; Planned totem poles in Douglas mark ‘A Time for Healing’ Download Audio
October 14, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Shell oil rigs leave the Arctic, skip Seattle; Why did Shell walk away from Alaska?; FBX 4 investigators testify, point to languishing evidence; Kachemak sea otter deaths under investigation, authorities seek public's help; Juneau trapper, hiker take stand at first day of trial; Study: Alaska's wild berry harvests becoming more variable; IndiGenius: Connecting conference attendees with craft, heritage; ‘Assimilation’ playwright flips the script on Native history Download Audio
October 13, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Ex-Parnell revenue official chosen to head Permanent Fund; US House passes Native energy bill, White House threatens veto; FBX 4 testimony: Classmate says Wallace confessed to him; Plane crash in Houston claims 23-year-old pilot; Mudslide blocks Haines Highway; Snow scientist helps archaeologists know where to look; Arctic tourism hot topic at industry convention; Keeping produce on the menu: Church picks up state's slack; AK: Palmer taxidermist devotes a lifetime to still life; 49 Voices: Mike Humphrey of Anchorage Download Audio
October 9, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Defense bill passes with measure Sullivan hopes will halt JBER cuts; Legislators spar with Gov over LNG session agenda; Court sees video deposition in Fairbanks Four case; 17-year-old Alaska poet earns White House accolades; Hurricane Oho barrels in on Southeast; CHOICES program takes new approach to housing people with severe mental illness; Drilling for gold: Inside the KSM’s exploration project; At the Anchorage Museum, Van Gogh gets a digital makeover Download Audio
October 8, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Arctic no rival to Suez, not this century, says shipping expert; City's proposal to purchase Conoco gas leases moves ahead; Water permit decision angers salmon activists; New faces dot Alaska's mayoral line-up; In Bethel, voters back liquor store, sin taxes; State budget cuts sideline 4 ferries; Southeast red, blue king crab fishery closed, again; Warming ocean temps may bode poorly for pollock Download Audio
October 7, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

State tallies $50k in consultant fees prepping for Obama visit; Chief justice Dana Fabe to retire; Court subpoenas emails of Pebble opponents; 3 suicides in a week leave Hooper Bay distraught; Muni planning commission approves controversial Elmore extension; Looking for love: Newspaper diversifies revenue stream with dating website; For middle schoolers to love Shakespeare, they must know Shakespeare Download Audio
October 6, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Holmes implicates new assailant during day 1 of FBX Four hearing; Obama announced global fishing enforcement, new sanctuaries; Theology school calls off Native Art sale amid investigation; Candlelight vigil honors those who died on streets of Anchorage; ‘I thought he was safe,’ brother says of man found dead in wetlands; Denali Commission-funded diesel plants planned in Togiak, Koliganek; Volcano farts: Scientists look to gas for beta on atmosphere, geothermal resource Download Audio
October 5, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Supreme Court to hear appeal challenging NPS authority on Alaska land; Court to hear new evidence in Fairbanks Four case; APOC fines Slope mayor Charlotte Brower $35k for failure to disclose; More cops, fewer consultants in Anchorage's opening budget volley; Scientists stumble over active underwater volcano in Southeast; Chopper-cowboys herd hundreds of remote cattle in Aleutians; AK: Southeast dairy goat business presents unique challenges; 49 Voices: Chelan Schreifels of Japan Download Audio
October 2, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

What's the value of an LNG line? Numbers trickle in; Alaska's fiscal crisis: Apocalyptic or overblown?; Muni memo sends Elmore extension project back to drawing board; With Medicaid expansion, the chance for a fresh start; Ancient human remains found in dirt pile in Haines; AVCP elects first female traditional chief; Red and blue king crab fishery closed again in Southeast Download Audio
October 1, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

City budget allots added $5M to police, fire; Anchorage LBGT anti-discrimination measure 9 to 2; Sullivan calls in Corps to bash EPA over water rule; Heavy snowfall cuts power to thousands around Fairbanks; Floodwater recedes in Willow; Houston officials eye Little Su; Survey scans for elodea spread in Interior, finds naught; Report: Southeast's economy is shrinking; Broken partnership puts Juneau senior housing project in limbo; Salvation Army buys building to house Bethel headquarters Download Audio
September 30, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Aleutians monument fought as threat, derided as 'straw man'; Protesters flood Capitol steps in support of Planned Parenthood; Arctic Energy Summit focuses on both fossil fuels and renewables; Bipartisan effort to enact justice reform taps Outside help; Public asked to help find 23-year-old moose hunter; Flurries fly and winter arrives to the Last Frontier; Tourists spent more in Southeast this season; Flooding at Baird Glacier spreads green water Download Audio
September 29, 2015