Alaska News Nightly
Kodiak CommSta Killer Sentenced To 4 Consecutive Life Terms; Helicopter Service To Diomede Halted Amid Contract Snag; Merged Alaska Dispatch News Website Launches; National Geographic Remaps Melting Arctic; Study Says Wolf Deaths Have Implications For Pack; Southeast Housing Project Targeting Rural, Native Communities; Mushers Relieved As Kusko Fishing Restrictions Loosened; Dairy Farm Doubles As Educational Opportunity
Bears Maul Hiker Near Bird Ridge; First Marijuana Shops Open In Washington; Juneau Police Arrest Suspect in Gold Street Racial Incident; May Also be Suspect in Celebration Case; Alaska Highway Projects Likely Safe Despite Federal Shortfalls; Refugees Finding Employment Opportunities In Anchorage; Nonprofit Touts Alaska Dental Therapists As Oral Health Pioneers; The Silver Screen Comes Back To Bethel; Alaska Dispatch News Debuts Tuesday
Holly Brooks Reclaims Mt. Marathon Title; Historic Quake Disrupts Life, Habitat In Aleutians; White House Makes Economic Case For Expanding Medicaid In Alaska; Atka Camp Serves Up Subsistence Lessons; Smithsonian Channel Program Attempts To Encapsulate 49th State; Charter Vessel With Exotic Dancing Gets Mixed Reception; AK: Farming; 300 Villages: Tanana
Lawsuit Challenging Native Language Needs at Polls Winds Down; Shaktoolik Erects Coastal Berm to Delay Relocation; After Floods, Huslia Earmarked $356,000 In Federal Funds; Honor Flag Arrives in Anchorage; Air Force Delays Scrapping Research Facility, UAF Seeks Takeover; Bear Urine Tested as Musk Ox Repellent in Nome; Despite Higher Fees, Sitka’s ANB Harbor A Welcome Upgrade; Juneau Utility Sold for $170 Million to Outside Purchaser.
One Person Dies in Fatal Crash at Merrill Field; Alaska Arctic Policy Commission Listens to Community Input; Soboleff Wins Sealaska Board Seat, Nelson Becomes Chairman; Parnell: Pipeline Agreement Signed; U.S. Senator Still After ANC Contracting Advantages; Rainy Weather Continuing Into July; Rain Causing Problems On Interior Roads; Largest Bristol Bay King Salmon Run Reaches Minimum Escapement; Strong Chum Runs Mean Salmon Openings In Norton Sound; UAA Undergoes Prioritization Process; Rural Housing Loans Open Doors For Affordability In Juneau
Gubernatorial Challenger Would Prefer To Face Parnell On His Own; Treadwell Urges US to Check Putin in Arctic; Sullivan Spotlights ‘Pro-Putin Rally’; State Seeks to Join Izembek Lawsuit; UAF Releases Plan For Budget Cuts; Possible Growth at Ted Stevens Airport Has Some Concerned; Southeast Summer King Fishing Opens With Record Hopes; Fairbanks Weathers Wettest June On Record; Predator Run-Ins Threaten Hikers in the Chugach; New Dock at Jewel Lake Makes Area Accessible to Everyone
Proposed Army Cutbacks Could Impact Alaska Bases; Donlin Gold and the Kuskokwim Corporation Sign Long-Term Land-Use Deal; ANTHC Wins $153 Million Settlement; Spring Creek Prison Death Ruled Homicide; Human Remains Discovered On Adak; High Court Throws Out Petition Case; With HIV Cases On The Rise, Alaskans Consider New Tool For Prevention; Large Dredge Unlikely In Grantley Harbor This Season; Public Comment Begins For Sea Lion Protections; Legislation Opens Doors For Medevac Providers; Breaking New Ground With Mendenhall Valley Library
No Fukushima Radiation Found in Alaska Seafood; Cross-Regional Dialogue On Ambler Road As Parties Converge In Kotzebue; U.S. House Passes Bill To Open NPR-A; U.S. Senate Republican Candidates Debate Addresses Resource Development, Government Overreach; Frostbite Among Chief Dangers For Denali Climbers; Y-K Delta Residents Struggle To Put Up Fish; Smokejumpers Deploy in Southwest Alaska; AK: Dance; 300 Villages: Eagle
Flooding Closes Portion of Denali Park Road; Senate Bill Includes $6 Million For New Icebreaker; How will Sealaska Solve its Money Problems?; Housing Tops Juneau’s Economic Concerns; Nenana Bridge Will Provide Access To Agricultural Land; Eaglet Rescued in the Aleutians, Recuperating in Anchorage; Behind the Scenes of Alaska’s Film Industry; Online Program Hopes To Revive Eyak Language
City of Bethel Investigation Reveals Improper Contracts and Perks; NOAA Considers State’s Petition To Delist Humpback; Pavlof Volcano Downgraded To Lowest Alert Level; Questions Remain Despite Successful Missile Defense Test; National Parks Prohibiting UAVs; Alaska’s STD Rates Increase; State Scores Well On Long-Term Care Report Card; Salmon Signs Appear And Disappear In Bethel
Shipping Safety Advocate Criticizes Arctic Preparedness Plans; New Placer Mining Permits Proposed; Groups Ask Seek Endangered Species Protection For Yellow Cedar Trees; Lobbying Efforts Galvanize Unalaska Hospital Project; Should E-Cigarette Vapors Be Treated Like Tobacco Smoke?; In First Drift Opening Near Bethel, Managers Balance Chinook Conservation With Opportunity; Anchorage Celebrates World Refugee Day
Tsunami Warning In Effect From Attu to Nikolski; Medicare Will Penalize Alaska Hospitals For Patient Safety; Initiative Challenging Pebble Development Remains On Ballot; Does The State Do Enough To Serve Alaska Native Language Speakers?; Gov. Parnell Signs Bill To Finance KABATA; Low Unemployment Limits Anchorage’s Business Growth; Legislation Transfers $3 Billion From State Savings To Public Employee Pension Systems; A Mountaineering Season for the Record Books
Convicted Killer Joshua Wade Claims Responsibility for 3 Additional Murders; Family of Wade’s Alleged New Victim Demands Justice; House Ethics Panel Accused Don Young of Misusing Campaign Funds, Accepting Improper Gifts; State Rebuffs A Challenge to Its Gay Marriage Ban; Fairbanks Area Sees Heavy Rainfall, Flooding; New Placer Mining Permits Proposed; Fishers Flock to Anchorage’s Slam’n Salm’n Derby.
Former Haines Police Dispatcher Speaks Out On Alleged Harasser; U.S. Senators Work to Allow Foreign Students Back in Fish Plants; Remains of 17 Servicemen Identified from 1952 Crash; Army Changes Training Procedures In Wake Of Stuart Creek 2 Fire; New Oil Tax Proponents Argue In Favor Of Law; ADF&G Shuts Down Little Su Kings for the Season; Learning Language Through Alutiiq Culture and Tradition
Seismic Flare-Ups Leave Scientists Searching for Answers; Anxiety and Threats on the Kuskokwim as First Salmon Gillnet Opening Nears; Parnell Announces New Agreement With TransCanada; B.C. Developers Defend Near-Border Mines; DEC Works To Contain Fuel Spill on Dalton Highway; Stolen Dance Paddle Recovered in Juneau; Front Street Clinic Opens Its Services to All; Three Sitka Artists, Three Grants – One Last Name.
Alaska Communities To Be Compensated $28.5M for Tax-Exempt Lands; Obama to Expand Pacific Marine Sanctuary; Kodiak Fishermen Find a Niche Consumer Market; Steel Creek Fire Near Fairbanks Draws Air Response; Ferry Workers Reach Tentative Labor Agreement; GCI Celebrates Launch of 3G Service with 6,000 Cheeseburgers; Right-Wing Lt. Gov. Candidate Vies for Ballot Slot; Plans for a Skatepark Get Rolling in Kwethluk; Loo Dedication Draws Small Crowd in Ketchikan.
Seismic Storm Continues in Noatak with Fifth 5.7 Quake; Rebuilding Continues In Galena; Public Comment Open on ‘Land Into Trust’ Until June 30; Tentative Deal Reached On Ferry Union Contract; Crews Making Progress On 100-Mile Creek Fire; Invasive Species Could Increase As Climate Warms; Weaving A Journey Of Change; British Kayakers Arrive in Unalaska
Begich Painted As Soft On VA Scandal; Air Force Considering Transfer Of HAARP Facility To UAF; Health Care Broker Enroll Alaska Scales Back; As Pollock Season Begins, Bycatch Debate Looms; Kuskokwim Fishermen Push for an Opportunity to Fish; Emergency Order Limits Kasilof King Fishing Hours; AK: Gold Miner; 300 Villages: Girdwood
Newly Forming Permafrost May Not Survive Century’s End; Air Quality Permit Raises Ire; Subsistence Users Criticize Miners And Regulators At Nome Meeting; Research Opportunities Abound In Funny River Fire Aftermath; 2,000 Dancers Make Grand Entrance To Celebration; Before The Pipeline: Ritchie Musick; Urban Yeti Improv Group Enters Second Season
Former Haines Police Officer Hired As Security Officer For The Alaska Marine Highway; Missile Defense Budget Shows Continued Alaska Role; Air Force Confirms Delay In HAARP Demolition; State Defends Decision To Certify Citizens Initiative Slowing Pebble Mine; Alaska Judicial Council Recommends All But 1 Judge For Retention; Report Says 12,000 Alaskans Without Reliable Access To Health Care; Source of Shishmaref Sheen Remains Unknown, Locals Work to Absorb Substance; Before The Pipeline: John Davies; All Nations Children’s Dance Group Fosters Cultural Identity