Barrow votes to change name to Utqiagvik; Wielechowski, Kastner fight for votes in East Anchorage; Trump, Johnson miss deadline for state's election pamphlet; lynch-pin of legal pot is nearly ready, but major transportation questions remain; what happened to Anchorage's Spice epidemic?; AK: Transformation through fire, a state-wide mask tour comes to an end; 49 Voices: Kate Mongeon of Eureka Listen Now

AGDC board asks president tough questions about gasline’s future; house fire in Chefornak results in the death of Catholic priest; Fisheries panel hears transboundary mine concerns; Russian aggression unlikely to hit Arctic, say security experts; salvaged whale takes flight at Kincaid Park; new Southeast atlas identifies valuable habitat and threats; the numbers are in on Juneau’s economy; details of Togiak crash remain few as NTSB investigates; Ski Land renaissance; with Bristol Bay Borough donation, Little Angels Childcare Academy one step closer to opening Listen Now

Supreme Court declares Dean Westlake winner of House District 40 Primary race; Fairbanks advocates file another lawsuit against EPA over air quality; search commences for missing Fairbanks man; aggressive bears concern Sitka Police; a ton of junk removed from Togiak National Wildlife Refuge; down year for BSAI crab fisheries; Southeast weather: exceedingly beautiful and very unusual; Building Fires in The Snow Listen Now

Legislators, candidates and party officials respond to campaign finance reports; Murkowski, Sullivan resign GOP posts after denouncing Trump; workers hopeful as Agrium takes steps to reopen its Kenai Peninsula plant; hoping for jobs and lower fuel costs, an Alaska Native Corporation explores for gas; tribe explores 'self-determination' options in downtown Craig; Fairbanks discusses changing the name of an elementary school; ferry storage costs close to a half-million dollars; Alaska Women Speak and growing with the times Listen Now

State says first federal trust status application filed; one last chance to protest at the end of an era for the Tongass; Pew report sees Alaska ahead of other states in its ‘sovereign wealth fund’; GOP unites behind Trump after weekend defections; troopers investigate death of woman in Willow home; commissioner turns down challenge of predator control rules; grant issued to hospitals for offering legal aid to patients; canoe steaming carries on Tlingit and Haida tradition; arson suspected in Sunday morning market fire in Dillingham; mushroom hunting brings risks and rewards Listen Now

Walker administration looks to sell billions in bonds to pay for pensions; Walker to return to S. Korea to pitch gasline plan; Amb. Balton: Focus grows on Arctic Council; walruses return to Point Lay – but this year, they’re late; White House honors Sitkan as champion of fisheries; British Columbia, Alaska sign transboundary mine agreement; FEMA to fund landslide mapping for Sitka; Learn & Grow seeks to improve childcare evaluation and quality statewide; AK: How do you build a swim culture where one's never existed?; 49 Voices: Jacqui Lambert of Kotzebue Listen Now

Judge reverses House District 40 primary, gives Nageak a two-vote edge; senators want to forever bar offshore rigs from Arctic; US wants to strengthen agreement to ban Arctic Ocean fishing; Conoco aims to up North Slope production with new drilling rig; ISER study analyzes economic impacts of state cuts, taxes; proposed Donlin Gold mine runs afoul of the Iditarod dog mushing community; new bed bug infestation at UAF residence halls; putting Alaska's nursing home deficiencies in context; White Horse, an essay about sexual assault trauma Listen Now

Mat-Su votes are in, ban on marijuana growth out; after vote, Anchorage could see first pot shop by late October; Fairbanks likely to have new mayor; Juneau access road proves to be point of contention among officials; Wasilla legislator plans bill to restore dividend amount; Snow Trac program issues final grants after being vetoed; Fish and Game conservative in herring forecast; online fundraiser nets nearly $50k for erosion control project at Delta-area park; Brotherhood, Sisterhood prep for convention

Caelus announces big oil find on North Slope; Catholic Church announces Alaska's next Archbishop; due to funding reductions, Alaska DOT cuts back on maintenance; Walker requests expedited review of Permanent Fund lawsuit; Chuitna mine application changes may muddy a lengthy process; Alaska to receive federal grant to process over 1000 untested sexual assault kits; outside health experts stress low infection risk from YKHC dental instruments; to cut costs, UAF merges Journalism and Communications majors; Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters Listen Now

3 dead in Hageland plane crash en route to Togiak; former Lt. Gov. Lowell Thomas Jr. dies just shy of 93; Alaska gets $500m in base construction; most for Fairbanks; St. George applies for marine sanctuary; 2 hunters rescued, 1 mauled near Hoonah; new addition will help food bank store even more food than before; future of Fox Spring still unclear;

Lawmakers see Walker's potential pension bonds as risky; In Asia, Walker's team gets audience but no deals; Anchorage's $35M budget hole filled by taxes, leftover surplus, and cuts; Assembly member proposes overhaul of Anchorage taxi industry; hundreds of thousands “misappropriated” by former Naknek Electric manager; Prince William and Kate Middleton visit Yukon communities; AK: Gracias Choir: Christmas in October; 49 Voices: Andrew Freed of Anchorage Listen Now

Will Obama look north for his legacy?; YKHC offering blood tests to patients potentially affected by partially sterilized dental tools; Alaska settles complaint over Medicaid payment system; Russian Jack shooting victim dies in hospital, fourth suspect turns himself in; Downtown assembly member kneels for pledge; with assembly approval, Central Council expands plans for 3-acre Immersion Park; Ketchikan volleyball players and coaches raise Title IX concerns to school board;

Rep. Young bucks tide, supports Obama on veto; Alaska transportation agency fined over waste storage; Homer Electric wants more control, is that best for consumers?; 1919: The Spanish Flu in Dillingham; Forest Service purchases 4,500 acres of Cube Cove forest; Bethel Native Corporation opens Bethel's second liquor store; ask a Climatologist: Long temperature streak ends; Luxury cruises don’t signal Arctic shipping boom, expert says Listen Now

Access to overdose preventative still bogged down in barriers; ASD employee charged with embezzling thousands from schools; White House: No nation an island on Arctic science; new satellite-based technology aims to crack down on illegal fishing; North Star Borough looks to reduce wintertime smoke pollution; citizen scientists track crane population; Shaktoolik plans to “stay and defend” current location; Napaskiak man kills puppy to threaten ex-girlfriend and her husband Listen Now

State Superior judge okays Mat-Su marijuana vote; Obama addresses tribes one more time; Doyon's $2b discount: Fair play or 'rip off'?; Lance Mackey withdraws from 2017 Iditarod; Nanwalek school converts garage into classroom; why Alaska utilities can build now, ask for rate increases later; State cuts will stifle Southeast’s economic growth; Body of missing hiker found in Sitka; guide in mauling near Angoon was storied Fish & Game researcher LaVern Beier; 'I'm a girl': Knowing who you are at 4-years-old Listen Now

Alaskans weigh in on this year's smaller dividend check. State calls truce in Prudoe Bay dispute. After 42 hours, barricade suspect found dead in home. Courts sides with UCIDA on Cook Inlet Salmon Management. Anchorage expecting 24M budget shortfall from drop in state funds. Parole violation sends banished man back to jail. Travel fair brings PFD deals under one roof.

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