The U.S. Forest Service wrapped up objection hearings Wednesday on a plan that could shape the future of timber in the Tongass National Forest. Listen Now

Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks were at Kincaid Beach in Anchorage to finish recovering the skeleton of the humpback whale that washed up there in July. Listen Now

Urban Affairs

Alaska Public Media's community dialogue series is back! Our first topic, Being Transgender, was recorded on Sept. 28! Download Audio.


There’s nothing like taking a walk on Alaska’s pristine wilderness. Unless you step in something — unexpected along the way. For park goers, what dogs leave behind on the trail can be a sensitive topic. But one Juneau man has an unconventional solution he thinks could ease tensions and reduce waste, all at once. Listen Now

In a shallow bay off Alaska’s North Slope, Caelus Energy may have made the biggest oil discovery the world has seen since 2010. If developed, the field could have a major impact on Alaska’s economy and the global oil market. But that’s a big “if” — there are plenty of obstacles to overcome. Listen Now

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation met today in Kenai for an update on the state’s progress taking over the gas line project. AGDC president Keith Meyer said the transition should wrap up by the end of the year. Listen Now

Health Care

One of the two companies offering individual health insurance policies for Alaskans on the federally facilitated health insurance marketplace has announced that it will be withdrawing from that market next year. Monday's announcement by Moda Health would leave Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield as the only company providing individual health insurance policies in the state.


Cyrano's Theatre Company is presenting Calendar Girls based on the film of the same name by Tim Firth, opening October 21 and running through November 20. Join three of the "girls" today on Stage Talk and they talk about friendship, struggle and an ingenious way of raising money. Based on a true story. KSKA: Friday, October 21 at 2:45pm