Authorities have identified the troopers involved in a fatal shooting of a suspect Sunday outside of Wasilla. Listen now

From Public Safety to Platting, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough’s various departments have unveiled their latest round of budget requests. Listen now

After a sudden resignation, Alaska’s second largest school district finds itself in need of a superintendent for the second time in under a year. Listen now

The State Medical Board has suspended the license of the former chief of staff at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. The suspension of Dr. Christopher Jensen earlier this month is the result of accusations filed by the state, including drug use. Listen now

Arctic sea ice extent hit a new record low in March for the third year in a row. That sea ice, or lack of it, drives climate patterns around the globe. But how? Listen now

The amount Alaska’s state government spends on health care is one of the biggest drivers of state spending. That’s why the legislature is looking at ways to reduce health care costs. Listen now

It’s Tsunami Preparedness Week in Alaska this week. Wednesday morning (March 29) a tsunami warning test message will broadcast over radios and TVs in at-risk communities across the state. The drill takes place once a year, and one village in Southeast has not forgotten the importance of being ready when disaster strikes. Listen now

Alaska skiers turned in strong performances Monday night as the Super Tour finals got underway in Fairbanks. The first of this week’s spring series races at the Birch Hill Recreation Area were skiathlon events, which include both classic and skate technique legs. Listen now

For nearly a week, racers continue arriving ahead of the banquet that officially concludes each year's Iditarod. For some, that means days of free time. And plenty of fun, strange events to fill it. Listen now

Dozens of middle school students are in Anchorage from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District for hands-on learning at the Alaska Native Science and Engineering program (ANSEP). Listen now

The fate of Sitka’s city-owned hospital hangs in the balance. An outside consultant says it’s time to merge with SEARHC – the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium – while hospital leadership wants to remain independent. Listen now
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Fairbanks Police say they’ve contacted a person of interest in an apparent accidental shooting that injured a patron at the Noel Wien Public Library last week.

The Dillingham City School District started its annual statewide assessment in English language arts, math and science today. The testing window for schools around the state opened Monday and runs through April 28. This year schools are using PEAKS (Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s Schools). Listen now

Many businesses in Anchorage aren't happy with the sudden increase in electric bills. Some are taking their case to state regulators, while others are trying more creative solutions to cut back on electricity costs. Listen now

UPS and Delta Air Lines oppose a proposal to triple the state’s jet fuel tax. But the Alaska Trucking Association supports a similar increase on fuel for cars and trucks. Listen now
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The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery opened on Saturday (March 25) in parts of Hayward Strait and Krestof Sound. The fleet caught 5,200 tons in just over three hours, between noon and 3:20 p.m. That brings the cumulative harvest for the season to just over 13,000 tons. Listen now

Alaska reaches a historical milestone this week. On March 30th - 150 years ago - America signed a treaty to purchase Alaska from Russia. Listen now

Big mountain skiers and snowboarders from around the world braved deep snow and steep slopes in the Haines mountains for the Freeride World Tour. Friday’s event took place after a week of waiting for unsafe snow conditions to settle. Listen now
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The country’s best cross country skiers are racing in Fairbanks this week, including in national championship events. The four races at the Birch Hill Recreation area are the conclusion of the season long North American Super Tour Series. More than 140 athletes are signed up, including most of the U.S. Ski Team. Listen now

U.S. Rep. Don Young was at the White House to see President Trump sign a bill that repeals an Obama administration rule known as “BLM Planning 2.0.” Young's an old hand at White House visits but this was his first time with Trump in office. Listen now