Ice in Cook Inlet likely to delay fix to Hilcorp gas leak for weeks; Senate reveals plan to limit budgetary Permanent Fund use; Local advocates push for town hall meetings from Alaska delegation; Industry pushes back against proposed changes to state’s oil tax system; Murkowski says Trump policies on Arctic, climate still unclear; Light on Trump, Sullivan aims for optimism; Fish and Game experiments with new moose counting method; AK: The history of the water fluoride debate in Juneau; 49 Voices: Kokayi Nosakhere of Anchorage Listen now

Spicer says feds likely to boost enforcement of anti-marijuana laws; Alaska sees positive federal signals on individual insurance market; House Science to EPA: drop Pebble Mine veto; Walker wants Trump on board the gasline; Against the odds, proving solar can power Alaska; Alaska Aces hockey team to fold after this season; New Iditarod two-way communication rules for safety, not advantage Listen now

Murkowski looks at Trump, sees resource development; State moves forward on filling attorney general position; Study shows rise in some prenatal exposure to opiates; Carbon monoxide a factor in Soldotna deaths; After uncertainty, Alaska national parks get green light to hire summer staff; Twenty years after the Bethel School shooting; Mt. Edgecumbe High School marks 70th anniversary; Ask a Climatologist: We know it’s bad in the Arctic, what about the Antarctic? Listen now

Several proposals emerge for using Permanent Fund to fix budget; Northern Dynasty rebuts Kerrisdale attack, warns of action to protect investors; Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office hires new director; Alaska board, prompted by suit, proposes new abortion rules; Sullivan urges Board of Game to repeal predator control regulations; Exercise near Deadhorse to test paratroopers' ability to operate in cold; Alaska farmers push for hemp legalization; New taxi regulations will be on April ballot; Most Alaska high school grads unprepared for UA math and English; HAARP schedules first experiments since UAF takeover; Sheet metal apprenticeship organized in rural Alaska; Sitka author’s “Alaskan Laundry” wins statewide award Listen now

University of Alaska to update protocol for sexual assault, harassment cases; 1 dead, 7 in hospital after home carbon monoxide poisoning; St. Lawrence Island assistance centers offer state aid for storm repairs; Brent Sass withdraws mushing team from Iditarod; Juneau Assembly bans homeless from sleeping downtown; Students, teachers and extended absences at the Haines School; Pending EPA cuts lead to new junk cleanups in villages; Tlingit woman to represent Alaska at Miss USA pageant Listen now

Veteran of Alaska campaigns said to be in line for White House job; New York hedge fund slams Northern Dynasty, Pebble Mine in investor report; Legislators hear public testimony on income tax bill; Alaska's gender wage gap among largest in U.S.; Denali wolf protection back before Game Board; Waiting for winter: ice roads mean the North Slope can get to work; AK: Fleeing violence and feeling fearful in a new home; 49 Voices: Zion Phillips of Anchorage Listen now

Rep. Young joins motley cannabis caucus; U.S. House lifts restrictions on predator hunting in Alaska refuges; Walker orders state agencies to pursue grants to fight opioid epidemic; Lobbyist tax gets pushback in Alaska state House; Can home wood pellet boilers go from fringe to mainstream?; Ask a Climatologist: This winter’s alarming record low Arctic sea ice; Yukon Quest rookie mushes in at 7th place; Adventure is the profit: the economics of dog handling Listen now

Fire destroys Anchorage apartment building, kills 2; Governor Walker issues disaster declaration on opioid epidemic; Reserves, dividends would be gone in 10 years without action, lawmakers told; New bill from House lawmaker would hike minimum tax on oil industry; Environmental group to sue Hilcorp over Cook Inlet gas leak; Kenai Borough Assembly to consider eliminating religious invocation; Watchdog group skeptical of tugboats used as oil transport escorts; Alaska migratory bird co-management council proposes an emperor goose subsistence hunt; After die-off, sea stars face uncertain future Listen now

Matt Hall wins Yukon Quest race, just in time for lunch; Cook Inlet company fined nearly half a million dollars for safety violations; Legislators want to know how the AGDC spends its money; Predator reg debate veers from 'puppy killing' to 'bull poop'; Health workers trying to control rare strep outbreak in homeless population; New fee would sharply hike state fees for studded tires; From the ashes: Life returns to Kasatochi volcano; Murkowski backs bill to strengthen volcano monitoring; Kenai to buy land affected by erosion for federal project; Alaska couple credits the radio for 35 years of marriage Listen now

No sign of missing fishing vessel or 6 fisherman in Bering Sea; 3 rescued near Akutan after fishing vessel takes on water; Legislators mixed in response to income tax bill; Trump’s federal hiring freeze leaves Alaska national parks in limbo; 22 candidates in election that could shakeup Anchorage Assembly; Renewed fight, but old arguments for lawmakers wanting to open ANWR for drilling; At a safe distance: Monitoring remote volcanoes from remote locations; Ketchikan testing local beaches for PSP toxins; Matt Hall leads Yukon Quest mushers towards Central Listen now

The Iditarod is moving to Fairbanks; Bill would bring back income tax, draw Permanent Fund money for state budget; Environmental group calls for shutdown of leaking gas line in Cook Inlet; Alaska regulators raid pot stores over oil sales; Juneau’s proposed ‘camping ban’ could affect HUD funding; Yukon Quest mushers continue following a stop in Dawson; AK: Happiness is orange at Hoonah City Schools; 49 Voices: Phillip Eben of Anchorage Listen now

EPA employee numbers limited at Alaska environmental conference; City data on crime, property, health brought online; State coffers won’t cover cost of cleanup if oil companies walk away; Alaska’s infrastructure report card probably not going on the fridge; Real ID cards to be mandatory starting in June; One refugee's story of fleeing war and finding love; Musher suffers dog "expiration" as racers continue Yukon Quest; Ask a Climatologist: What the fog, Anchorage? Listen now

University of Alaska president addresses lawmakers after no-confidence votes; Chief justice urges lawmakers to collaborate and compromise; Legislative uproar erupts during discussion of oil tax credits; Dakota Access Pipeline builder says they will resume construction as soon as possible; Presbyterian Church formally apologizes to North Slope Natives for denouncing culture; Rep. Young named 'chairman emeritus,' loses power of the gavel; Fairbanks School District eliminates graduate tests; Fishermen forced to share pounds in herring fishery Listen now

Motor fuel tax would triple under bill, but remain below national average; Following winter storms, Governor Walker declares disaster in Savoonga and Gambell; Due to damaged reservoir, St. George Island waits for water delivery; Alaska senators ultimately split as DeVos becomes Education secretary; State looks to sell royalty oil to Petro Star; Fairbanks considers becoming a sanctuary city; North Pole municipality expands water system to areas impacted by sulfolane spill; Spike in alcohol related calls straining Bethel resources; Court to issue opinion on possible DNA testing in decades-old Juneau homicide; Dawson serves as marathon racing test for Yukon mushers Listen now

Privatization could save some money at API, not at youth centers; Walker, House Dems aim to put climate policy back on the table; DeVos opponents press Sullivan; Alaska town's new Inupiaq name to stay - for now; Now that it’s legal, what’s it like to buy pot in Alaska?; After Alaska lawmaker’s fundraising controversy, Senate considers tighter rules; What road lies ahead for Juneau’s electric cars?; Yukon Quest race pushes through to Steeping Stone Listen now

A day later, on-site cannabis issue still alive; New measure puts Uber back before Anchorage Assembly; BLM listens to public input on plan for millions of Interior acres; Alaska’s budget, easier to swallow with ice cream and beer; Servicemen stationed at Camp Lejeune decades ago may have diseases from bad drinking water; Alaska Forum on the Environment to kick off next week; Lawmakers consider protecting ‘ballot selfies’ as part of free speech; AK: Options dwindle for orphaned sea otters; 49 Voices: Lawrence Bahovec of Wrangell Listen now

Senators stick by Trump, but how close?; ConocoPhillips still struggling globally, but profitable in Alaska; North Slope oil companies ask lawmakers for stable tax laws; Legislators weigh a potential spending cap; Whale Pass vote certified, voters OK new city on Prince of Wales Island; To counter cuts, Anchorage weighs unified snow plow plan; Alaska Marijuana Control Board nixes on-site consumption; Refugee art show highlights local stories of people impacted by the ban; Following travel ban, an Anchorage lawyer may have less family at his wedding Listen now

Iditarod could move back to Fairbanks for a third time; Murkowski says she'll vote 'no' on DeVos; Sullivan to vote 'yes'; Wandering bison that "captured the hearts" of Western Alaska poached near Quinhagak; State health officials concerned for Medicaid following ACA repeal; Alaska authorities investigate fatal shooting of urban moose; Bristol Bay Forever bill sees first hearing in Juneau; Cumbersome process slows rate for examining sexual assault kits; As APU seeks fiscal sustainability, tribal college transition possible; Army Aviation unit’s deployment reduces military role in remote civilian rescues; Ask a Climatologist: Calculating wind chill, then and now Listen now

Murkowski votes to advance DeVos, angering Alaska school advocates; How will climate science in Alaska fare under Trump? No one knows yet; Walker criticizes Trump’s handling of refugee issue; Sweeping criminal justice overhaul under fire — and revision; Volcanic ash falls on Unalaska in Bogoslof’s longest eruption yet; Plane crash passengers found alive on west side of Cook Inlet; Seeing the value of the forest in the trees: Chugach enters California’s carbon market; Juneau’s downtown cruise terminal preparing for bigger boats; Bethel native sets American record in women’s powerlifting squat Listen now

Alaska congressional delegation avoids criticizing refugee ban; Hundreds gather in Anchorage to protest executive order on immigration; Several Alaskan conservatives defend Trump’s immigration halt; Alaska resident worried to travel after temporary travel ban; Wrangell business owner held up at LAX due to Trump travel order; Search under way for missing plane in Kenai Peninsula; Three Anchorage utility companies announce partnership to lower costs; Anchorage School District faces another budget gap; Alaska railroad see substantial revenue loss; Kodiak could soon see new missile testing; Smyth wins Tustumena 200 sled dog race Listen now