Alaska News Nightly
Controversial Permitting Bill Back For Consideration; HB 77: Gauging Public Sentiment; DEC Commissioner Says Future Sulfolane Spill Liability Shouldn’t Preclude Sale Of Flint Hills’ Refinery; Buser In The Lead As Racers Approach Nulato; GCI Recieves $41 Million To Build 3G, 4G In Rural Alaska; Petersburg Sweeps Education Technology Awards; Bill Stoltze Announces Run For New Senate Seat; AK: Wave Energy; 300 Villages: Tok
Governor’s Mansion On List For EPA Intervention; Former Crime Lab Employee Charged With 6 Felonies; Mayors Seek Assurances On Gas Line Project; King Resting At Ruby, Competitors Close In; Five Nations Tentatively Agree To Arctic Fishing Ban; Dipnets May Be Allowed On Kuskokwim; Delta Western’s Pro-Union Fuelers Strike Again; State Bans Importation, Sale Of Certain Elodea Plants; Kikkan Randall Secures World Cup Sprint Title; Cyclist Obliterates Iditarod Trail Invitational Record; Dogs Fare Better Than Mushers Over Rough Trail
Bill Would Eliminate Ferry Workers’ Cost Of Living Adjustment; Legislature Considers Changing Autopsies In Rural Alaska; Burmeister Leads Mushers Into Cripple; UAA Panel Discussing Pros, Cons Of Pot Legalization; Infusion Suite Opens At Ketchikan Hospital; Nome Business Owners Prepare For Iditarod Influx; Trapper Creek Man Survives Snowmachine Crash Thanks to His Dog; After Perfect Season, Kodiak Girls, Set Sight On Regions
Bypass Mail System Under Attack Again; Bill Would Allow Guns To Be Carried On Campus; Iditarod Leaders Leave Nikolai; Burned Bald Eagles Draw Federal Scrutiny In Adak; Should Humpbacks Lose Endangered Status?; Panel To Discuss Possibility Of Marijuana Legalization; Juneau Athlete Representing U.S. At Paralympic Winter Games
Municipality Sues for Port Damages; Norwegian Contingent Prepared For For Iditarod Challenge; Bringing Money to Politics: A Job for a Pro; Begich Calls For Increased Education Funding; Kikkan Randall Wins World Cup Sprint Race; State Suing Over Flint Hills North Pole Refinery Contamination; Outrage And Praise For The EPA Over 404-C; Gov. Parnell Responds To EPA’s 404-C Decision Regarding Pebble Mine; Alaska Zoo Polar Bears To Get New Home
EPA Starts The 404-C Veto Process To Stop Development At The Pebble Mine; Pebble Opponents, Proponents React To EPA Decision; Bill Could Link Drivers Licenses To Immigration Status; Pacific Area Commander Tapped As Next Coast Guard Commandant; People Say Final Farewell To Former Territorial Governor Stepovich; Senate OKs Medevac Memberships; Final Friday Marks Last Public Day For Alaska State Museum; Willow Runner Sets New Iditarod Trail Invitational Record; AK: New Bishop; 300 Villages: Takotna
Bill Restricting Medicaid Payments For Abortions Passes Committee Review; Magnuson-Stevens Act Up For Reauthorization; 3 OK After Vessel Sinks Near Valdez; 4 Snowmachiners Rescued By Alaska Air National Guard; Turning The Tide Against Marine Debris; Fairbanks Polaris Building’s Owner Optimistic About Renovation; Bristol Bay Forever Initiative Survives Challenge in Court
Pebble Mine Opponents Urge EPA To Kill Project; Quinhagak Man Arrested For Murder of 25-year-old Woman; Glacier Bay Land Slide Excites Scientists; House Democrats Confirm Kito To Downtown Juneau Seat; Bill Limiting Medicaid Abortion Payout Back In Discussion; Peter Tony Pleads Guilty To 3 Counts Of Child Sexual Abuse; Political Solution Sought For China Geoduck Ban; Pro-Union Delta Western Workers Press On; Former Alaskan Appearing On NBC’s ‘Mind Games’
New Oil Tax Opponents Offer Alternatives; Alaska Army National Guard Sexual Misconduct Investigation Results In Administrative Charges; Hollis French Pushing To Nix Same-Sex Marriage Ban; Adult Learning Center Offers Educational Opportunities; Measure Calls For Tongass Timber Transfer; Former Trooper Arrested For Sexual Abuse Of Minor; Anchorage Daily News Launches Project Examining Effects Of Alcohol On Alaskans; Legislation Introduced To Protect ‘Public Interest Litigants’; Fairbanks UAV Testing Center Ramps Up
Sam Kito III Named As New Juneau Representative; Report Focuses On Potential NPR-A Development; ASD Board Taps Reserves to Pass Budget; ‘Arctic Ambassador’ Position Draws Mixed Reaction From Alaska Delegation; Municipal League Supports Pension Infusion Plan; Mekoryuk Residents Seek More Musk Oxen For Local; AK: Rural Recycling; 300 Villages: Tazlina
Legislators Say No To Energy Break; Democrats Offer Their Own Education Package; Dry Well Forces Buccaneer to Abandon West Eagle #1; Alaska Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments On Parental Notification Law; Accuser Absent at Tosi APOC Hearing; Walter Soboleff: ‘He Fed The Spirit Of People From Many Walks Of Life’; Iron Dog Racers Depart Nome; First Section Of Denali National Park Road Remains Open; Anchorage Police Nab $400K In Drugs; Trial Delayed In Coast Guard Shooting Case; Salty Dog Rally Swaggers To Southeast This Summer
Court Reaffirms Trans-Alaska Pipeline Value; Bush Pilots Hit Hard After New Interpretation Of Tax Law; Murkowski Continues To Push For King Cove Road; Ketchikan Assembly Nixes Draft Letter To Gov. Parnell; YK Delta Teen Smoking Rate Well Above National Average; Alaska Senate Opposes Creation Of Beringia International Park; Juneau Childcare Workers See Higher Wages
Employers Struggle With Ballooning Cost Of Workers’ Comp Medical Bills; Delta Western, Employees Clash Over Unionizing; Fairbanks Assembly Votes To Participate In Education Suit; Democrats Use Driver’s License Bill As Vehicle For Gay Rights Fight; APOC Reviewing Tosi Complaint; Tok Residents Trying to Revive Biomass-Fueled Power Plant Project To Cut Energy Costs; Save Our Schools Rallying Cry Heard On Capitol Steps; Supporters Cheer Alaska Native Language Bill
Iditarod to start in Willow, GOP seeks changes to court nominees process, Alaska backs same sex-marriage bans, AFN asks for voting-rights help, not all happy with fish board, VPSO bill moves ahead, new geese habitat emerging, woman claims killing dozens.
John Kerry Creating Arctic Ambassador Position; Fuel Spilled In Dalton Highway Tanker Truck Rollover; Former Alaska Territorial Governor Mike Stepovich Dies; Legislators Get Answers For Interior LNG Questions; APD Policies Now Online; Former Juneau Olympian Reflects On Experiences; AK: Cooking; 300 Villages: Little Tutka Bay
Legislators Rack Up Million-Dollar Travel Bill. Republican Lawmakers Send Support Letter To Northern Dynasty. State Picks Direct Route For U-Med Road. Army Investigate Soldier Death. U.S. Senate Considers Law Enforcement Gaps In Native Alaska. Alaska Could Soon Supply Its Own Donor Human Breast Milk. New Proposal Surfaces To Develop Juneau Subport Property. New Fairbanks Nonprofit Would Make Mushing Accessible.
Senate Considers Treaties To Go After Fish Piracy. Record Run Leads To Glut Of Pink Salmon. Mat-Su Sport Fishermen Applaud Board Action. Fabe Addresses Cost Of Delivering Justice. Construction Spending Expected To Increase. The ‘Kiwi Musher’ Is A Rookie, But He’s No Stranger To Mushing. Late Performer Leaves Seven Decades Of Archive Treasures.
Legislature Considers Amendment to Elect Attorney General. Congress Moves Ahead On Bill To Restore Veteran’s Benefits. Kikkan Randall Finishes Out Of Medals In Olympic Skate Sprint. Fairbanks Chamber Works To Keep Flint Hills Open. Tok Biomass Boiler Heats School, Funds Music Teacher. Sass Still Planning For Iditarod. Raven Guitars, Icy Straits Lumber Win First Path To Prosperity Contest.
State Senate Rejects Pay Raises For Governor, Commissioner . Budget Cuts Shrink AVO’s Seismic Network. Empire Reporter Fired Following Disagreement With Publisher. Fish Board Restricts Commercial Fleet in Cook Inlet. Museum Exhibit Opens Highlighting Marine Debris Problem. Tourists Rescued Near Chatanika. Iditarod Considers Starting In Fairbanks. Moore Wins Yukon Quest. Drumming And Healing At Beans Café.
Postal service to rollback rural rates; Parnell says state not to blame for refinery shutdown; Democrats want constitutional protection for PFD; Goodwill opens jobs center; NBC to air Olympics in rural areas; Alaskans hope for medals; managers give cleanup updates; VPSOs face challenges; Hooper Bay jail to pay millions; Sudanese violence touches Alaska.