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The highway connecting Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula will close at night periodically over two weeks.

The board for Alaska's most famous sled dog race has approved a rule change that will kick mushers out of the race if their dogs die while on the trail. Listen now

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed today that North Korea's latest missile test was with an intercontinental ballistic missile. Though the U.S. military's initial assessment was that the North Koreans fired an intermediate-range missile, Tillerson's statement offered the first confirmation from the Administration that it was in fact an ICBM.

The Badger Road Elementary school in North Pole will transition to a new name this summer. The Fairbanks North Star School District board voted Tuesday to rename the school Midnight Sun Elementary, but as KUAC’s Robert Hannon reports, the board nearly backed away from changing the Badger name, which links the school to a pedophile.

Alaska's Congressional delegation is largely unconcerned about President-elect Donald Trump's criticism of the $400 billion dollar F-35 fighter jet program. Listen Now

Gov. Bill Walker has undergone surgery to treat prostate cancer, and his office says no further treatment is currently expected. Listen Now
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Alaska environmental regulators are monitoring the cleanup of a fuel spill in the interior village of Beaver.
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U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan is holding a field hearing this week focused on state laws that prohibit ivory sales. Listen Now

Anchorage police are investigating two robberies of pedestrians on city streets that took place in the early morning hours of Tuesday. Listen Now

Alaska's two U.S. senators resigned leadership posts in the state Republican party in denouncing GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Listen Now

Alaska officials say the first application by an Alaska Native entity to put lands into federal trust has been submitted to the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs. Listen Now

Alaska State Troopers are investigating the death of a woman at a home in Willow. Listen Now
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Alaska's Department of Fish and Game commissioner has rejected calls from petitioners critical of the state's predator control rules to change the hunting program. Listen Now

The United States is trying to broker an agreement between a host of nations to prohibit unregulated fishing in the international waters of the Arctic Ocean. Listen Now
Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, on the floor of the Senate during debate about the state operating budget, March 14, 2016. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North)

Senator Mike Dunleavy of Wasilla plans to introduce legislation that would restore the portion of Alaska Permanent Fund dividends vetoed by Gov. Bill Walker. Listen Now

Lowell Thomas Jr., a former Alaska lieutenant governor, author, adventurer, glacier pilot and son of the legendary broadcaster, has died. Listen Now
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The state has reached a settlement over its problem-plagued Medicaid payment system, agreeing to pay the vendor hired to implement the system $25.9 million it is owed, provided certain terms are met. Listen Now
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The state transportation department has been fined $118,100 for its handling of hazardous waste at a maintenance facility in Juneau. Listen Now

Federal prosecutors in Alaska have charged four men with killing walrus gathered on the state's northwest shore last year, removing the animals' ivory tusks and leaving the meat to waste.
Rep. Benjamin Nageak, D-Bethel, during debate on the creation of Indigenous Peoples Day, April 1, 2016. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North)

The losing incumbent in a northern Alaska state legislative race has filed two lawsuits against state elections officials, alleging illegal procedures were followed. Listen now