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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, August 27, 2015

Judge strikes down law restricting Medicaid-funded abortions; Judge hears arguments in anti-Medicaid lawsuit; Plaintiff's attorney joins by Skype; BC official says they're open to more mine treaty talks; Anchorage prepares for a stately crew of visitors; Science takes center stage at USARC meeting in Nome; For hungry bears, it's open season on garbage; Farmer in Homer tries to cultivate a north-hardy strain of garlic; Cleaning Up to Be with His Kid — Stories from Brother Francis Download Audio
August 27, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, August 26, 2015

With VA problems clear, Sullivan summons officials for solutions; GOP candidate Rand Paul drums up support in Alaska; YWCA races to close the gender pay gap in Alaska; Final Sitka landslide victim recovered; Speaking at Assembly, officials say: 'Thank you, Sitka'; Bethel preschool re-opens after a monumental cleanup effort; Juneau protest looks to give BC mines a classic Alaska 'boot'; Hoonah hyrdo project cuts energy bills for local businesses; Voices From Nome's Dream Theater Download Audio
August 26, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Walker hopes to reframe the president's perspective; Gov. Walker continues to fight land into trust for Alaska tribes; Anchorage law firm intervenes on behalf of state in anti-Medicaid lawsuit; Vets vent about poor VA care during listening sessions in Fairbanks, Kenai; Comrades fondly remember Iraq War veteran 'Eskimo Joe'; El Nino, 'The Blob' prime Alaska for another warm winter; Quitting meth: two teens tell their story Download Audio
August 25, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, August 24, 2015

Walker plans to recommend TransCanada buy-out in gas project; As national media hone in on Alaska, ICC plots its course; The devil's in the details: How to keep a presidential visit secure; Calling from Alaska jails? It's complicated; Parents feel sticker shock at rising price of high school activity fees; New science shows Sitka geologically separate from rest of Alaska; 'It's Good to Be Here' -- Working at the Brother Francis Shelter Download Audio
August 24, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, August 21, 2015

359 years for man convicted of double-homicide, sexual assault of a 2-year-old; Potentially exonerating info leaked in Fairbanks Four case; A year after Roxanne Smart was killed, Chevak still waits for justice; Search teams race to find 3rd victim before storm sets in; Murkowski hears testimony on the state's growing prison population; DNR vets competing water applications in Chuitna coal proposal; AK: Saving a life by leaving it behind; 49 Voices: Gary Hanchett of Bettles Download Audio
August 21, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, August 20, 2015

Second body recovered from slide, crews hone in on the third; To stand a fighting chance, anti-Medicaid lawsuit needs to show irreparable harm; NOAA: whale deaths in the Gulf are three times the average; As fur seal numbers in the Aleutians decline, one population is curiously thriving; Flint Hills refinery asks for loosened cleanup standards; Transforming teaching: Nanwalek School received Apple tech grant; Storyworks: Refugees share their journeys Download Audio
August 20, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Gov. Walker visits Sitka, meets with families of those presumed dead; Running from the slide: two city officials, one survivor; Out with Mew, in with the new: DEA agent to take over as APD chief; Ellis sentenced to 3 years, 2 suspended for death of 51-year-old cyclist; Small-scale hydro project comes online in Iguigig; Glacier Bay’s missing stories find a new home in Tlingit tribal house Download Audio
August 19, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Recovery efforts of 4 missing persons suspended until terrain stabilizes; Legislative panel votes to spend $450K to stop Medicaid expansion in court; A project to remap Alaska reaches its halfway mark; Yukon king run shows signs of recovery; Anchorage hospitals appeal state's ER bed cap; Woman pleads guilty to running a sex-trafficking ring, sentenced to 5 1/2 years; Life's curvy road leads to homelessness for some; A lifetime of fighting: A history of Alaska LGBT rights; Can we call it 'Hoo-Brew'? A new brewery opens in Hoonah Download Audio
August 18, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, August 17, 2015

Shell Gets Final Approval To Drill Into Oil-Bearing Rock in the Chukchi; 24 Apache Choppers To Nest At Ft. Wainwright; Legislators Plot Their Next Move As Medicaid Rollout Looms; Bethel Preschool Trashed by Vandals; VA Sec. Visits Point Hope, Kotzebue; Bush Vets Share The Woes of Accessing Remote Care; Staffing the Grill & State: Walker's First Governor's Picnic; 2015 Dungeness Season: Lackluster Against 2014's Harvest, But Still Average; Roasting Twinkies And Other Wisdom From Kid Camp In the Togiak; Dispatch From the Couch: Google Trekker Lets You 'Hike' the Chilkoot Trail Download Audio
August 17, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, August 14, 2015

Mat-Su Vets Rail Against VA During Secretary's Visit; Climate Change, Not Arctic Drilling, Brings Obama to Alaska; Doyon Announces New Oil & Gas Prospect Near Nenana; LGBT Discrimination Claims Still Not Valid in Alaska Despite Federal Ruling; Governor Nominates Elizabeth Peratrovich As The Face of the $10 Bill; Earthquake Swarm Hits Yakutat; AK: Sitka Cirque Lassos Sitkans Into The Show; 49 Voices: Zach Carothers of Portugal. The Man Download Audio
August 14, 2015
AK: Sitka Cirque Lassos Sitkans Into The Show

AK: Sitka Cirque Lassos Sitkans Into The Show

The circus is coming to Sitka, Alaska, but the performers aren't from out of town. They are ordinary citizens, who in the past two years, have learned to climb, swing, and soar. Led by an aerialist with roots in Alaska, Sitka Cirque is dreaming up a new kind of circus that provides as much thrill to the participants as it does to the audience. Download Audio:
August 14, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, August 13, 2015

Mayor Pulls the Plug on A Slow and Spendy Software Project; University of Alaska Defines Consent in New Student Conduct Code; Child Porn Suspect Arrested in South Carolina; 70 Years After WWII, Two Nations' Militaries Jump Side By Side; Anchorage Assembly Seeks to Add LBGT Clause To Anti-Discrimination Code; Bethel Council Nixes City-Run Liquor Store Vote in October; Permafrost Carbon Takes A Trip to Davy Jones' Locker; After More Than 30 Years, The Mendenhall Valley Library Moves Out Of the Mall; Happy 40th, Kupreanof! All 24 Residents Celebrate A Remote Alaska Lifestyle Download Audio
August 13, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Former YKHC Network Manager Indicted for Child Porn Distribution; Berkowitz Moves to Unravel The 'Gordian Knot' of City's Homelessness Problem; Shell Ready To Drill For Arctic Oil As Delayed Icebreaker Arrives; Looking (And Listening) For Alaska's Rarest Whale; As The Final Dock Pilings are Drilled, a Hoonah Controversy is Put to Rest; Marijuana Regulators Run Low on Time And Money; A Two-Wheeled Crusade Against Transphobia Hits the Road Download Audio
August 12, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Feds Move to Protect Polar Bear Habitat; M/V Challenger and barge overturned in Nushagak near Kokwok; Visa-Free Travel to Russia Reinstated for Eligible Alaska Natives; AG Rejects Cook Inlet Gas Facility Sale, Calls for Revision; Juneau Assembly Relaxes Child Care Facility Restrictions; Why SEARHC Thinks Paying for 8 Weeks of Parental Leave Will Save Money; New York-Based Investors Buy Majority Stake in Ravn; Hull Crack Forces Ferry Aurora Out of Service Early for Repairs; Southeast Tourism Economy Hinged on Cruise Ship Travel; Alaska Greats 'Portugal. The Man' To Rock AK State Fair Download Audio
August 11, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, August 10, 2015

5M Acres Burned Puts This Fire Season in the Record Books; FBI Charges Wasilla Man In Abduction of 2 North Pole Kids; Governor Meets with Tribes in Advance of Land Trust Deadline; Cruise Lines Cited for Violating Air Regulations; 'Stop the Violence' Walk Demands Community Pay Attention; Federal Agency Launches Website to Help Universities, Colleges Deal with Campus Violence; Alaska Joins Lawsuit Asking Judge to Block New Federal Water Rule; Miller Energy Charged with Inflating Company's Value; Commercial Fishing on the Kuskokwim Opens Monday; Norton Sound Sees Bumper Salmon, Crab Season; Government to Buy $30M of Canned Sockeye; Humpback Researchers See 'Old Timer' Again After 44 Years Download Audio
August 10, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, August 7, 2015

Newtok Tribal Governance Dispute Settled By Federal Panel; Budget Cuts Tighten Local Law Departments in Southeast; 3-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Himself In Anchorage Home; Troopers Puzzle Over Plane Found On Knik Mudflats Sans Pilot, Passengers; Juneau Swimmers Bring Home Gold From Special Olympics World Games; Special Olympics Athlete Returns Home in Kodiak to Fanfare; Unified Voice Needed for Federal Response to BC Mines; AIDEA Shares Info On 16 Interior Energy Project Proposals; SEC Charges Miller Energy Execs With Cooking the Books; AK: Like A Seafaring Santa, Kachemak's Mailman Always Hits His Route; 49 Voices: Brandon Hall From Resolution Brewing Company in Anchorage Download Audio
August 7, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, August 6, 2015

32 Hospitalized After Smoking Spice In Anchorage; Choice Improvement Act Helps Close VA Funding Gap; Coast Guard Boss: Ahoy! Icebreakers on Budget Horizon; No More Kicking the Can Down the Road: Talkeetna Starts Recycling; In Price William Sound, AEA Hears Input On Regional Energy Plans; Open Call for Gas Supply Proposals Closes; Harnessing the Fizz of A Ferment: Homer Gets A Lesson From A Pro; Ishmael Hope Recrafts A Family Tale in 'Never Alone' Follow-Up Download Audio
August 6, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Shell's Arctic Icebreaker Returns to Unalaska; Gov. Walker Meets with Kuskokwim Tribes on Trust Lands; University of Alaska-Fairbanks Cuts Means $200k Bite to Nome’s Northwest Campus; 'Expedited Partner Therapy' Lowers Gonorrhea Cases in the YK Delta; The Elasmosaur: A Nessie-Like Dino Unearthed Near Talkeetna; Bering Straits Native Corp. Buys Alaska Industrial Hardware; Kodiak's Alutiiq Museum Releases Book On Karluk Archaeological Site; A New Totem Pole Graces Ketchikan Shipyard; Drums of Hazardous Waste Dumped Near Kodiak Download Audio
August 5, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Happy 225th Birthday, Coast Guard!; Bird Death Reports Are Up In Homer, Food Sources Possibly To Blame; Atchak Arraigned For Murder Charge In Death of Roxanne Smart; Murkowski's Planned Parenthood Vote Has the Left Seething, the Right Unmoved; Legislative Special Session Cost Nearly $1M; Artist Casts Bodies in Bethel to Highlight Mental Health; Suspected Capitol Flag Thieves Caught on Tape; Construction to start at Brucejack Mine in British Columbia; A Year After Mine Disaster, Wrangellites Protest BC Mines; Cantwell Hydro Projects Draw Skepticism Download Audio
August 4, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, August 3, 2015

3,000 In Anchorage to Lose Food Stamps After Work Requirement Change; Alaska Exempt From New Federal Clean Power Rules; Murkowski Votes to Move Planned Parenthood Defunding Bill; Summer Work Underway at Red Devil Mine in Advance of Big Cleanup; Pregnant Kotlik Woman Loses Child After Assault; Former NICU Parent Helps Others Navigate A Stressful Time; With Subsistence Foods Running Short, Bering Strait Villages Receive A Donation of Halibut; Gambell Basketball Player Chooses Between Hometown Team and Seattle Offer Download Audio
August 3, 2015