Alaskans would get $3,200 under a budget passed by the legislature. Also, the Anchorage police union prepares to negotiate over a new body camera policy. And with thousands of Ironman race participants expected in Juneau, the city is encouraging residents to help house them.
The federal government is suing the state of Alaska over its management of Kuskokwim River salmon fishing. Clean water advocates hope for new PFAS regulations by the end of the legislative session. And Pebble Mine opponents ask the Environmental Protection Agency to protect Bristol Bay.
Business owners welcome changes to the state's alcohol restrictions. Also, the University of Alaska boosted faculty salaries, but the union wants to keep negotiating. And cruise ships bring tourists and COVID cases to Southeast.
A missing seven-year-old from Kodiak is found dead a few miles from his home. Also, liberal-leaning Alaska voters worry about splitting the vote in a crowded special primary to fill Don Young's seat. And deep snowpack in the Interior last winter led an increase in wildlife deaths.
Industry leaders and politicians criticize the Biden administration's cancellation of a Cook Inlet lease sale. Also, a mom in Homer finally has some answers about her daughter, who went missing in 2019. And a "ghost barge" is free-floating down the Kuskokwim river after it froze into the river last fall.