Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media


Fairbanks protesters organize against the state wolf control program; Anchorage man beaten, bound and put in dog kennel, police searching for suspects; Trump’s streamlining order: You’ve seen its kind before; Alaska Airlines pilots plan picket over lack of compensation; During NTSB investigative hearing, Ravn announces changes; more to come; Feds say ferry system violates family leave act; Catching food security in a dipnet; AK: Cyclists support the fight against cancer while riding from Texas to Alaska; 49 Voices: William "Pops" Wilson of Wasilla Listen now

Alaska senators fault Trump's tack on racist rally; Nearly half of structures on dock affected by fire, says processing plant fire witness; Feds move forward with review of Hilcorp’s Arctic drilling plans; There’s a new Arctic drilling battle brewing — and it’s not in ANWR; Several inmates charged with assault, rioting at Fairbanks prison; M/V Tustumena back on the water; Diving for answers: Will blue king crab come back in the Pribilofs?; Sun’aq wins grant to study invasive species' effect on subsistence resources; Solar eclipse has stargazers excited all around the world; Juneau chef crowned King of Seafood at Great American Seafood Cook-Off Listen now

Imprisoned former militia leader Schaeffer Cox has appeal hearing; Governors of 2 pot states push back on Trump administration; Haines Assembly members survive divisive recall election; Peter Pan Seafoods Port Moller plant devastated in overnight fire; Some Alaska cities have sales tax, but not through Amazon; Mat-Su Assembly puts off plastic bag tax vote; As sea ice recedes, walrus haul out near Point Lay earlier than ever; Clark’s Point drawing families back to the village by reopening its school; Dimond High Presidential Scholar travels to D.C. to receive award Listen now

100+ Sitkans attend candlelight vigil for Charlottesville; Anchorage partners with DHS on human trafficking; With F-35 squads set for Eielson, thousands of people may come up with them; Can Alaska Native villagers in the YK Delta get a fair trial?; High levels of wastewater bacteria found at Alaska beaches; Walker signs SB 88, Mental Health Trust land exchange; Prominent musher Joee Redington passes away at 74; Dam protects Fairbanks from another '67 flood; Can sea stars make a comeback in Kachemak Bay? Listen now

Sen. Sullivan calls out neo-Nazis; Critics abound; Commuter flight makes emergency water landing outside Juneau, all occupants unharmed; ADN declares bankruptcy and new owners emerge; Recall election spotlights political division in Haines; BlueCrest is latest company to stop work, citing state’s defunct cash-for-credits scheme; St. George Island receives apology from USFWS... 75 years after WWII internment; Newtok village holds ribbon cutting at Mertarvik; Tularemia reported around Fairbanks, Palmer; vets urge quick diagnosis, treatment for pets; Longtime Juneau painter Herb Bonnett dies at 87 Listen now

Lawsuit to evict ADN over unpaid bills threatens paper’s future; Permanent Fund Corp. headquarters to undergo $4 million renovation; Hilcorp reports another spill in Cook Inlet; How books and buses are fighting summer hunger in rural Alaska; Alaska officials proceed with hydroelectric plant expansion; Delta Junction state parks user fees to stay the same this year; AK: Metlakatla residents celebrate their community's 130th birthday; 49 Voices: Sierra Anderson of Nome Listen now

Sullivan wants 28 more interceptors at Ft. Greely; As Fairbanks police deal with spike in violent crime, low pay complicates filling vacancies; Two murders occur within two hours; Anchorage police say they're unrelated; Nearly 30 people hurt in Skagway tour accident; The future of an oil state: What’s next for Alaska?; What’s next for Nunavut Alaska? A vote; Global warming makes expedition to ice-locked North Pole possible; Wild Alaska salmon not on menus in China…yet Listen now

North Slope well leak estimated at over 7,000 gallons; Juneau Empire, Peninsula Clarion, Homer News sold to GateHouse Media; Industry officials react to Southeast king fishery closure; City employees to see new health clinic in Anchorage; Feds seek comments on Alaska’s in-state natural gas pipeline; Necropsy planned for humpback hit by cruise ship; Want the freshest Unalaska fish? Try Europe; NTSB unsure what led to 2015 Lynn Canal plane crash, investigation completed; Sign project revives 1967 Fairbanks flood history Listen now

Leaked climate report warns of rapid warming in Alaska, Arctic; US Senate passes marine debris bill; Fish and Game to shut down Southeast commercial and sport king fishing; Fuel tanker wreck closes Yukon section of Alaska Highway; Walker receives national attention as example for politico independents; Interior temperatures to drop this weekend; YK Delta tribes sign treaty, forming Nunavut provisional government; GCI launches cell tower near Coldfoot; Douglas Indian Association tours T’aaḵu Kwáan territory; Anchorage Parks and Recreation builds new community garden plots to keep up with demand Listen now

Trump administration signals it could open more of the Arctic to drilling; Witness hearings start Monday in F/V Destination investigation; Drue Pearce appointed to US pipeline safety agency; With a few weeks to go, Alaska schools are short 245 educators; PenAir files for bankruptcy protection as CEO promises to refocus on Alaska routes; In Angoon, a rural water system is built with the help of beavers; More than $100,000 raised for injured Anchorage firefighter; Firefighters work to extinguish Chistochina Fire; Teaching the next crop of whale entanglement responders; Norton Sound salmon arrive in high numbers, save for kings; Forest Service could delay Wrangell contaminated soil move Listen now

U.S. senators: Same state, same party, not same page; State lets Conoco expand North Slope unit, but with conditions; State budget cuts hitting Interior’s main public media company; Egan calls for criminal justice bill, income tax; Alaska men sentenced in musk oxen poaching case; Mandated reporting of prescribed controlled substances begins in Alaska; No charges filed in Mount Polley mine disaster; AK: Southeast researchers are keeping up with the humpbacks; 49 Voices: Phil Runkle of Nicolai Listen now

Zinke tweets beer pic showing he's A-OK with Murkowski; Lt. Gov. Mallott says he and Gov. Walker will run for re-election; Both sides seek to drop Alaska abortion lawsuit; Britsol Bay sees an unexpectedly large salmon run; Foretold Disaster – the Exxon Valdez oil spill; Climate change may have driven gray whale up Kuskowkim; Changing climate pushes polar bears toward more dangerous interactions with humans; Climate expert predicts warmer-than-normal fall, continuing 10-year trend; Southcentral Alaska to feel hotter weather this weekend Listen now

Closed process on capital budget draws criticism; GoFundMe campaigns created to help cruise ship murder victim's family; Nunapitchuk VPO shot in Napaskiak; Alaska police training facility nears completion; Mat-Su sales tax ordinance postponed indefinitely; Cruise-ship tourism will expand next summer; Gelvin's air strip being restored with tons of gravel; Water restored to all New Stuyahok homes; Tsunami zone update gets pushback from Oregon Coast legislators; Ask a Climatologist: August is Alaska’s rainiest month Listen now

Premera says ACA premiums to drop 22%; Revenue commissioner resigns to serve ministry; State Sen. Gary Stevens files to run for lieutenant governor; No commercial fishing on Kuskokwim this year; With cut after cut, state food safety inspections stretch years apart; Less mercury found in Beaufort Sea polar bears — that’s not necessarily a good thing; Feds look to relinquish mineral rich Interior lands to the state; Ekwok substance use recovery program teaches subsistence skills to fight addiction; Transgender activist looks to connect trans men in the 49th state Listen now

Murkowski in Sitka hours after critical health care vote; Gray whale harvest on the Kuskokwim stirs up controversy; Test missile launches from Kodiak; Man killed with hatchet in Fairbanks bar; Sand Point loses entire police force; State fire service battles blazes north of Ft. Yukon; State looks to update Bicycle and Pedestrian plan; Beluga whale harvested near Dillingham Sunday evening; Teenage Gambell whaler under social media fire from noted environmentalist Listen now

New capital budget is much lower than previous budgets; $5 million in capital budget designated for UA renovations and repairs; Pilot recovered from wreckage of Regal Air Cessna 206 north of Lake Clark; State OSHA investigation targets Silver Bay Seafoods in Naknek; NSSP plant in Nome violated processing discharge permit, agreement reached with EPA; Review finds Fairbanks officers justified in May shooting; Competition for airspace between drones and eagles intensifies in Unalaska; Caterpillars spike around lakes and rivers near Aleknagik and Dillingham for second year; AK: Russian adventurers look to retrace Alaska route of past countrymen; 49 Voices: Casey Ketchum of Anchorage Listen now

Alaskans weigh-in on Senator Murkowski's role in the health care debate; Legislature divided as they pass a capital budget; Aircraft downed on north side of Lake Clark, recovery efforts underway; Feds charge Utah man with wife's murder aboard cruise ship in Alaska; When the lights went out – Alaska’s great recession; Controversial Anchorage bathroom bill will go on April ballot; Fish Creek opens for dipnetting, drawing crowds Listen now

Following health care vote, Trump singles out Murkowski with critical tweet; Transgender Air Force Staff Sergeant reacts to Trump's declaration against transgender service-members; Lawmakers to vote on capital budget on Thursday; FBI investigating death of woman aboard Southeast cruise ship; ‘Forward-deployed’ Coast Guard helicopter crews help rescue 6 people in two searches; Late state budget delays fall-winter-spring ferry schedule; Work starts on expanding Richardson Highway; Green sponge discovered in Southeast could treat some cancers; Entomologist tracks the year in Alaska bugs; Ask a Climatologist: For summer in Alaska, 70 is the magic number Listen now

Murkowski bucks party with health care vote; Walker signs opioid addiction prevention bill; Coast Guard works together with mariners on Kodiak rescue; Reassigned climate official worries “nobody home” on village relocation; Top VA official in Alaska talks privatization, staffing challenges; Fairbanks approves putting tax increase in hands of voters; Slow gas deal causing problems for Interior Energy Project; Hospitalized in Alaska, Maryland teacher wants to come home; Afognak Island elk study looks at balancing logging with game management; UAA celebrates 10 years of bringing writers together during summer reading series Listen now

Lawmakers to meet in Juneau this week to vote on capital budget; Washington man pleads not guilty to murder, theft in Ketchikan doctor’s death; Strong winds sweep through Interior; Two separate deaths on road system over the weekend; Trump nominates Alaska US attorney; Marine debris won’t stop, but neither will those cleaning it up; 2 Haines food entrepreneurs are finalists in Southeast business contest; Personal use king crab fishery in Juneau area to open for 5 days; 'Mayor' Stubbs the Cat passes away at 20; Behind the scenes of Wild Alaska Live Listen now