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Bethel woman takes 4th international powerlifting meet

Bethel woman takes 4th international powerlifting meet

Last month 25-year-old Alaskan Natalie Hanson placed fourth at an international powerlifting competition in Germany. Download Audio
December 16, 2015

Alaska graduation rate among lowest in the country

Data released by the U.S. Department of Education shows Alaska has one of the lowest graduation rates in the country. Download Audio
December 15, 2015
Mother of teen shot in face speaks out on gun violence

Mother of teen shot in face speaks out on gun violence

In the end of October, 19-year-old Caia Delavergne was shot in the head by a new acquaintance. Incredibly, she survived. Now, her mother, Chelan Schreifels is speaking out against gun violence. Download Audio
December 11, 2015
Fairview Bloods member captured in Wash. by US Marshals

Fairview Bloods member captured in Wash. by US Marshals

Anchorage resident Delano Williams was arrested in Tacoma, Wash. without incident Friday, according to the FBI.
December 11, 2015
What end to military’s glass ceiling means in Alaska

What end to military’s glass ceiling means in Alaska

The decision by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter ends gender prohibitions on about 10 percent of all military jobs may have a big impact on the Army in Alaska
December 10, 2015

Settlement reached over Seward coal facility dispute

The Alaska Railroad and Aurora Energy have agreed to an out-of-court settlement in a dispute involving a water permit. More than a year ago, a federal court sided with the Sierra Club and Alaska Community Action on Toxics in a suit against Aurora and the railroad, alleging that Aurora's coal loading facility in Seward spilled coal into Resurrection Bay. Download Audio
December 10, 2015

Mat-Su student selected as youth delegate

Two Alaska high school students will head to the nation's capital as youth delegates.
December 10, 2015
Knik postal customers to get holiday mail

Knik postal customers to get holiday mail

A new contract has been awarded for the Knik contract post office, ending months of mail disruption for local residents.
December 10, 2015

Settlement reached over Seward coal facility dispute

The Alaska Railroad and Aurora Energy have agreed to an out-of-court settlement in a dispute involving a water permit. More than a year ago, a federal court sided with the Sierra Club and Alaska Community Action on Toxics in a suit against Aurora and the railroad, alleging that Aurora's coal loading facility in Seward spilled coal into Resurrection Bay. Download Audio
December 9, 2015

Assembly migrates toward mail-in elections

A unanimous Assembly vote green-lighted the municipal clerk’s office to increase education and outreach on mail-in elections.
December 8, 2015
After inmate deaths, report finds multiple flaws in DOC protocol

After inmate deaths, report finds multiple flaws in DOC protocol

In Anchorage today, state House and Senate Judiciary Committee members listened to recommendations from the authors of a Department of Corrections administrative review. Download Audio
December 8, 2015
Alaska boasts 8th highest volunteer rate in US

Alaska boasts 8th highest volunteer rate in US

Thirty-four percent of Alaskans volunteer with organizations. That's the eighth highest rate in the United States, according to the Corporation for National and Community Service. Download Audio
December 8, 2015
UAA, Providence 'disappointed' in U-Med road decision

UAA, Providence ‘disappointed’ in U-Med road decision

Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz has withdrawn the city's support for the $20 million dollar Northern Access Project, also called the U-Med District Road. The Department of Transportation says without the municipality's backing, work on the controversial project that links Elmore and Bragaw will stop. Download Audio
December 7, 2015
'Deadbeat' Eklutna dam due for demolition, group says

‘Deadbeat’ Eklutna dam due for demolition, group says

An obsolete, "deadbeat" dam on the lower Eklutna River has blocked salmon runs there for decades. Now, an Alaska Native tribe wants to tear the dam down and restore fish to the river. Download Audio
December 7, 2015
Berkowitz kills controversial road project

Berkowitz kills controversial road project

Mayor's letter asks state Transportation commissioner to take money for the Elmore Extension and put it towards Port Modernization Project.
December 4, 2015
Anchorage aims to re-brand troubled transit center

Anchorage aims to re-brand troubled transit center

The early plan offers a preliminary vision of a revitalized downtown, but few specifics about what happens to many of the people there now. Download Audio
December 4, 2015

Lawmakers on prowl for cheaper digs in Anchorage

With a budget crisis prompting cuts across the state, the high rent at the Legislative Information Office has become an embarrassment for lawmakers. They are actively scouting for alternatives. Download Audio
December 4, 2015
'Deadbeat' dam due for demolition

‘Deadbeat’ dam due for demolition

An obsolete, "deadbeat" dam on the lower Eklutna River has blocked salmon runs there for decades. Now, an Alaska Native tribe wants to tear the dam down and restore fish to the river. Download Audio
December 4, 2015
Weighing enforcement and black market, city introduces marijuana tax

Weighing enforcement and black market, city introduces marijuana tax

The Anchorage Assembly is introducing a measure to tax marijuana at five percent when sales become legal in the year ahead. The proposal hinges, however, on voter approval in April.
December 3, 2015
State report finds potent cannabinoids in Spice

State report finds potent cannabinoids in Spice

A new report from the state health department confirms alarming facts about synthetic drugs that have overwhelmed emergency responders in Anchorage. Download Audio
December 2, 2015