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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Defense bills clear US Senate with Alaska projects; Feds take comment on Hilcorp's offshore Liberty project; Juneau educator named 2016 Teacher of the Year; Complaint alleges campaign disclosure violations; US marshals join search for Bethel officer accused of misconduct; Troopers to review controversial Sitka arrest; KMXT radio sues Kodiak for documents in police brutality case; KSM mine developers say they've struck more gold; Homerites pitch camp to bring attention to homelessness; Petersburg hatchery equipped with better technology for raising salmon; Woody, top draw at Seward aquarium, dies at 22; Sitka skate park lures young asphalt surfers alongside older delinquents; Haines ski manufacturer lands storefront Download Audio
November 10, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

New test scores show Alaska students fall short in English, math; Alaskans opt out of insurance, into health care sharing ministries; Federal dollars directed at helping tribes combat meth, suicide; Support pours in as Bethel school re-opens; Homer, state argue over gas assessments; Buccaneer Oil trustees agree to reduced payments; Ice locked in glaciers could substantially contribute to sea level rise; Thermokarst: The after-burn of wildfire over permafrost; Southeast conservation leader steps down; A look back as Juneau Assembly considers Gastineau reboot Download Audio
November 9, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

With Alaska LNG, how secret is too secret?; Obama brings Native youth into spotlight; Alaska appeals abortion funding decision; Walker ousts agricultural director; At Fairbanks 4 hearing, bootmark ID'd on victim in question; With new medical provider, Juneau clinic finds stability; AK: A classic holiday opera gets an Inupiat twist; 49 Voices: Bernadette Charlie of Fairbanks Download Audio
November 6, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

Alaska boards, commissions skew male 2 to 1; Pebble finds friends on US House panel; 4 plane crash survivors swam to shore through 5-ft. seas; Lack of physical evidence ongoing issue at Fairbanks Four hearing; UA Regents approve $960M budget, 5% tuition hike; With cuts, ferry system unreliable; Interior Energy Project finalists pitch their plans; Math, science teachers convene on testing, curriculum and moon rocks Download Audio
November 5, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015

House approves TransCanada buyout; Plane goes down near Haines - 3 passengers OK, 1 critical; FBI practices nuclear bomb drill at Anchorage port; Fire marshals investigate Kilbuck disaster; Therapeutic foster care program struggles to get off its feet in YK Delta; WEIO champ Big Bob Aiken dies at 62; Study: Carbon emissions from northern fires likely underestimated; Subsistence harvest of emperor geese on hold until 2017; Southeast shelters assist 40+ animals rescued from Ketchikan house Download Audio
November 4, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Yup'ik artifacts spared in Bethel school fire; Sitka officials say taser incident conformed to police policy; Senate votes to buyout TransCanada; Senate witnesses describe dark side of Russian bear; Detective defends interrogation tactics in Fairbanks 4 case; For seniors with Alzheimer's, staying busy is key; 3D-printed replicas: Savior or scorn for rare artifacts?; Rising seas, peat may have caused Ice Age extinction event Download Audio
November 3, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Nov. 2, 2015

Video shows Sitka teen hog-tied, tasered repeatedly in Sitka jail; Alternate suspect Jason Wallace testifies at Fairbanks 4 hearing; SecDef talks to Fairbanks servicemen on drawdown, suicide; With icy roads afoot, APD responds to 87 collisions; Museum of the Aleutians reopens; Director reprimanded; Sitka keeps Alaska Bulk Water afloat with 6th contract extension; In Juneau, Filipino community stays connected over radio waves Download Audio
November 2, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Anchorage School Board won't renew superintendent's contract; Arctic coast guards team up, Russia included; Who's the boss of Alaska LNG? I am, Walker says; Senators grounded while SecDef visits Alaska without them; 2 jailhouse informants say Fairbanks 4 talked on crime; Staffer honored for thwarting would-be school shooter in Newtok; Museum exhibits German photographer's Arctic collection; AK: Stalking the ultimate Halloween movie; 49 Voices: Halloween display king Eugene Enstice of Anchorage Download Audio
October 30, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Legislature likely to approve TransCanada buyout; Shell's Q3 reports reflect Arctic loss; PacRim to appeal water decision; City's first responders on front lines of Spice epidemic; Ex Fairbanks DA questioned over handling of 2011 Holmes statement; US Marshals arrest 3 suspects in Kavairlook murder; Bill to ditch daylight saving time is back; Mother-daughter duo speak candidly, courageously on abuse; 'I Sing, You Dance' - Toksook Bay teen releases Yup'ik album Download Audio
October 29, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Walker proposes Permanent Fund overhaul to cover budget; Lawmakers grapple with whether to buy-out TransCanada; US House passes budget deal; Rep. Young votes no; Witness claims Fairbanks 4 defendant had blood-stained shoes; Alaskans lobby to keep ferry system strong; DOT picks less expensive Gravina ferry option, Ketchikan laments; Tlingit clan conference convenes in Juneau; St. Paul Island revives Aleut language, culture Download Audio
October 28, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Alaskans weigh options as health insurance rates soar; Defense secretary to visit AK this week; State introduces first witness at Fairbanks 4 hearing; Release of new state test scores unexpectedly delayed; Grant poised to bring Oscarville well back from the grave; Dip in Kenai brown bears linked to liberalized harvest quotas; Wasilla dancers soar on 'Dance Battle America' Download Audio
October 27, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Deep-draft Arctic port study in Nome gets shelved; To buyout, or not to buyout? A Legislature debates; Park Service bans controversial methods of hunting bear, wolves; Walker appoints attorney general to Permanent Fund board; Wasilla lawmaker: Keep education spending in check, cut rural schools; Marvin Roberts testifies at Fairbanks 4 hearing; Former Dutch Harbor fisheries observer missing at sea off Peru; Writer Nick Jans captivates audience with tales of Romeo the wolf Download Audio
October 26, 2015
Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

What is Alaska LNG? Part 2: Meet the liquifaction plant; Bill to combat illegal fishing awaits president's signature; Arctic Council concludes 1st meeting under US chairmanship; Polygraph results debated at Fairbanks 4 hearing; Victory for Sealaska Heritage underscores weakness in the law; State cuts could close Sitka harbor; AK: On scene at a suicide, and healing thereafter; 49 Voices: Moose-hunting adventure with Agatha Erickson Download Audio
October 23, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

BLM approves drilling permit in Alaska petroleum reserve; A quick and handy guide to the enigmatic Alaska LNG project; Spice-related hospitalizations spike, but not enough to deter use; Ex-FBI agent faults Fairbanks police interrogation tactics; Drones vie for role in wildfire fight; The weatherman at the end of the western world; Sitka rolls out welcome wagon for Russian diplomat Download Audio
October 22, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Walker: I'll pull reserves tax if AKLNG partners cement withdrawal agreement; Palmer prison hearing outlines ankle-monitoring plan; Fear, confusion prompted false confessions, say Fairbanks 4; NTSB: Unbalanced weight caused 2013 crash that killed 10; Women’s legal rights handbook gets update, publishes online; Leaked memo shows Morris misled Juneau, Kenai newspaper readers; Survey finds billions of Arctic cod under sea ice; Volcano Observatory repairs seismic monitors in Southwest Alaska; French sailor makes desperate Pacific Ocean leap onto Shell vessel Download Audio
October 21, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

UAF comes clean about disciplinary failures in sex abuse, rape cases; City unveils plan to combat escalating Spice emergencies; Unalaska museum closes after ancient Bible found in director's house; Murkowski's irate over canceled leases, Interior nominee heard all about it; Under US chairmanship, Arctic Council convenes in Anchorage; Fairbanks Police Department under fire at city council meeting; Alaskan stuck in Russia after visiting relatives there Download Audio
October 20, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

On Attu Island, WWII battlefield awaits clean-up as seabirds recolonize the isle; State Dept. official to talk on nuclear treaty in Fairbanks; Confronting suicide in Alaska: Talk about it; Expert disputes boot print evidence at Fairbanks 4 hearing; Fairbanks 4 parolee speaks out at AFN to standing ovation; In tight race, Halter wins Mat-Su mayor's seat; NAACP asks Sitka to rename Alaska Day event; Online map plots coastal erosion in eight Western Alaska locations Download Audio
October 19, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Obama administration cancels offshore lease sales, citing lack of interest; Murkowski spotlights civic heroes at AFN; At AFN, protesters slam Murkowski's support for Arctic drilling; New joint tribal-state court established; Pease testifies, says confession was coerced; Juneau judge sides with trapper, but no damages awarded; Bethel puzzles over how to unclog a seriously frozen well; AK: Tlingit carver featured in small-town, large-scale Smithsonian project; 49 Voices: Martin Lee Woods of Kotzebue Download Audio
October 16, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

Hearing ends 26 years of litigation over Exxon Valdez oil spill; For Sen. Sullivan, Rep. Young - An easier AFN; FBX 4 witnesses recall aggressive police questioning; 'Fairbanks 4' suppers stage protest during Gov's AFN speech; AFN keynote, Haida master weaver talks on family, heritage; Utah housing expert who cut chronic homelessness 90% pitches Alaska solutions; Juneau campground closes for winter, displacing homeless; Hunting season opens for musk ox stranded on sea ice Download Audio
October 15, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

State, feds won't pursue $92M more in '89 Exxon Valdez spill; With $3B budget deficit, lawmakers eye oil tax credits; Murkowski raises cash, expects a fight in 2016; APD chief Mew turns the baton to incomer Tolley; Walker convenes tribal advisory council; Forensic psychologist doubtful of witness testimony at FBX 4 hearing; New drug reduces heroin cravings, may reduce recidivism; Aleknagik celebrates new bridge over the Wood River; Planned totem poles in Douglas mark ‘A Time for Healing’ Download Audio
October 14, 2015