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Walker on PFD suit: 'Taking the low road'; employees allege financial misconduct Alaska blood bank; Healy 2 Power plant poised to restart in Golden Valley; a hydro license brings district heating one step closer in Juneau; Anchorage Municipality to see higher costs for housing prisoners; Unalaska cleans up fish oil spill; Burning Basket is an honored Homer tradition; AK: High tunnel greenhouses on the Kenai Peninsula; 49 Voices: Pa Mipajntsuab in Anchorage
Wielechowski to file suit against Permanent Fund Corp. on Friday; mudslide hits Railroad train near Cantwell; Girdwood leaders urge more speed in police contract talks; details slowly emerge surrounding Kodiak floatplane crash; transboundary mine developer shutting down; will paperwork kill a traditional tattoo revival?; Arctic Sea ice at second lowest level on record; Alaska's Bears: How the understanding of human-bear interactions has changed; save those cans, aluminum recycling returning to Bethel Listen now
Marijuana industry advocates criticize slowness of regulation; Flint Water Resources bill likely to spill over into rural Alaska; State Natural Resources department hires new oil and gas overseer; dead body discovered in Unalaska Creek; Lullaby Project connects mothers to their kids through prison walls; Homer tourism reaches all-time high; one Skagway Assembly seat may be vacant soon, but won’t be on election ballot; Petersburg opposes Mental Health logging plan; U.S.-Canada trade deal creating uncertainty in Southeast timber market
Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprn Listen now Fairbanks representative calls for an investigation...
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DOC inmate Dies of apparent suicide Anne Hillman, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage A man at the Wildwood Correctional Complex died by apparent suicide Tuesday afternoon, though his death is still under investigation. Lawsuit over institutionalizing foster youth in psychiatric hospitals continues Anne Hillman, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage When foster youth are admitted to a psychiatric hospital in Alaska against their will, they can stay there for up to 30 days without judicial review. Two tribes are arguing that's too long. The Office of Children's services says a judge shouldn't have to sign off at all on keeping kids at North Star Hospital in Anchorage. The court battle has lasted over two years, and a judge will hear more oral arguments later this month. Alaska Public Media's Anne Hillman has more.
Joe Miller files to run for Lisa Murkowski's Senate seat as Libertarian; Westlake still leading Nageak as District 40 votes are certified; NOAA announces some Alaska whales no longer endangered; tanker trailer goes off the road near Fairbanks and leaks fuel, cleanup ensues; past crime rates give perspective on lower juvenile detention numbers; licensed child care availability up 21% in Juneau; Gone glacier: fashion magazine depicts Mendenhall melt too soon; another record high harvest of Yukon coho; BIA aids Togiak couples with moving into HUD homes Listen now
In U.S. House Race, both claim labor's love; As waters warm, Arctic fish populations change; An increase in students for Skagway's school; Weekend shooting in Fairbanks leaves one dead, two others injured; Tanana road opens; Planning underway for youth court in Juneau; Pre-school Aluttiq Immersion program planned by Kodiak's Sun'aq Tribe; Want to learn Tlingit? Yes, there's an app for that; New photo id cards for Southeast tribe Listen now
Should the Permanent Fund invest in oil tax credits?; Alaska Legislature shutters offices on Friday afternoons; Homer residents respond to proposed drilling; plan expands rural cell, broadband service; One People Canoe Society to paddle for Standing Rock Tribe to protest controversial pipeline; Anchorage professor bets on bio-insulation made from mushrooms; Homer Fire gets boost through remodel, grants; AK: Marine mammal camp nurtures budding scientists; 49 Voices: Will Schlimgen of Eagle River Listen now
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No survivors in mid-air plane collision north of Russian Mission; marijuana social clubs are illegal, attorney general says; Alaska GOP chair suggests new election for state House seat; following robbery and assault, Fairbanks man fatally shot by police; heroin laced with fentanyl in Dillingham too, says Bristol Bay law enforcement; federal money for water and sewer systems floods the Delta, but more is needed; Bethel family clinic breaks ground for new facility; as summer ends, daily high temperature records fall around the state; Fairbanks North Star Borough first to be certified Storm Ready; Assembly seeks help for Denali wolves Listen now
Westlake leads Nageak as DOE works to resolve District 40 election; should Alaskans fear diseases frozen in the permafrost?; Search for missing Chena hiker ends in success; Alaska Native elder and leader dies at age 77; Anchorage police ID 2nd man found dead in park; Forest service gives go ahead for Kuiu Island timber sale; leaf-mining bug infestation leaving birch leaves brown across the state; Crystal Serenity brought tourists, but little profit for Nome businesses; AT&T donates $750K to help Anchorage high school graduates; researchers combine science and traditional food preparation; ice-Age salmon harvests Listen now
District 40 election results under scrutiny from legislators; grid referee could ensure cheaper electricity for Alaska’s Railbelt; Young updating filings to reflect farm stake, lease income; search continues for missing hiker by Chena Hot Springs; two men found dead at Valley of the Moon park, police say homicide; new Attorney General Lindemuth speaks on tribal land trust status; odd housing market in Wrangell puts the squeeze on WMC’s recruitment; mineral exploration near Haines given green light to expand Listen now
As state prepares to take over Alaska LNG project, consultant warns of major risks; new Attorney General weighs in against ExxonMobil’s tactics fighting climate change investigations; Fairbanks citizens gather signatures to ban commercial marijuana sales; Troopers say powerful painkiller found in Alaska heroin; migratory duck tests positive for bird flu in Fairbanks; longtime manager ousted from three village corporations; Moose and vehicles: Dangerous mix; AVTEC closes Anchorage campus due to cuts; AK: Hammer-time in Haines; 49 Voices: Fia Ape of Anchorage Listen now
Following hold on previous administrative order, CFEC to keep most of its functions; report ponders future of University of Alaska athletics; former Bethel PO Andrew Reid sentenced; victim's sister speaks up about lasting trauma; grounded by fog, would-be travelers watch Huna Tribal House festivities from afar; Kenai Borough Assembly keeps invocation, hears from deeply divided residents; police funding concerns intertwine with Fairbanks mayoral race; Alaska State Fair kicks off its 80th birthday in Palmer Listen now
Consultant: Alaska LNG project not feasible without major changes; three votes separate candidates in Arctic House race; municipal sales tax could dive due to Walker’s PFD veto; crews begin efforts to protect Butte, Old Glenn Highway; paratroopers dot the skies over Fort Richardson; several new species of snailfish discovered on Bering seafloor; tribal leader optimistic after State Department, EPA meeting; Kenai marijuana operations in hands of the assembly; weather balloons help solve climate puzzle in Alaska; Barry Zevan: My Life Among the Giants Listen now