Sen. Sullivan: Mueller doesn’t need Congress to protect him
Liz Ruskin, Alaska Public Media – Washington
U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan says he doesn’t think Congress needs to pass a bill to protect the Mueller investigation.
Trump administration moves to open environmentally sensitive National Petroleum Reserve land to oil drilling
Elizabeth Harball, Alaska’s Energy Desk – Anchorage
The Trump administration has moved to open up even more federal land in the Arctic to oil development, kicking off what could be Alaska’s next big environmental controversy.
Search continues for White Mountain man missing since Nov. 4
Emily Hofstaedter, KNOM – Nome
The search continues for 63-year-old Lincoln Simon of White Mountain, with crews from Golovin, White Mountain, Savoonga and Bethel all joining the effort.
State asks for new housing units to help Alaskans in recovery
Zachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage
Tamika Ledbetter currently manages the Anchorage/Mat-Su Economic Region for the department.
Citing E. coli outbreak, US officials say don’t eat romaine
U.S. health officials are telling people to avoid eating romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 32 people in 11 states.
Fairbanks City Council approves homeless camp removal ordinance
Tim Ellis, KUAC – Fairbanks
The Fairbanks City Council approved an ordinance Monday that provides a legal basis for city police and public works employees to remove homeless camps in unauthorized areas on public land.
Ask a Climatologist
Will Alaska see more snow or colder temps for Thanksgiving? Catch up with resident climatologist Brian Brettschneider.
Fairbanks considers air quality improvement recommendations
Robyne, KUAC – Fairbanks
A Fairbanks North Star Borough-organized group is forwarding dozens of recommendations for how to improve local air quality to the state for consideration.
First Costco opens in Fairbanks
Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks
Fairbanks’ first Costco has been highly anticipated, and a crowd turned out for the store’s opening.