Mayowa Aina, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage


Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Jan. 3, 2020

A Fairbanks food entrepreneur pitches a farmers market on wheels. Plus: Officials try to manage changes for halibut charter fishing. And, Anchorage officials weigh different tax measures to address years of budget cuts.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020

After rescuing two fishermen from a life raft, the U.S. Coast Guard suspends the search for five others near Kodiak Island. Plus, a new facility in Anchorage is using a different approach to sexual assault investigations that centers victims and survivors. And, residents in Kotzebue finally see fireworks after weather delayed the display on New Year's Eve.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019

The Haines community is shaken after an avalanche kills two young men. Plus, wildlife officials try to strike a balance between oil drilling and animal conservation. And, the city of Anchorage closes out the year by setting a new warm weather record.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Dec. 30, 2019

Juneau experiences its first fatal officer involved shooting in 12 years. And, two Alaska high school students will go to D.C as part of the United States Senate Youth Program.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Dec. 20, 2019

Questions swirl around letters signed by Gov. Mike Dunleavy in support of the proposed Pebble Mine. Plus: Transportation officials prepare for huge gaps in ferry service.
The BP Building in Anchorage.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019

BP employees face decisions about whether to stay or go ahead of the company's pending sale to Hilcorp. Plus: Parents in Bethel react to a local principal charged with sex crimes involving minors.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019

A look at the historical roots of the tension between Arctic Slope Regional Corporation and the Alaska Federation of Natives. Plus: Alaska's senators weigh in on the U.S House vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019

Alaska lawmakers are reviewing Hilcorp's pending purchase of BP's assets. Plus: Alaska Native groups gather in Anchorage to help translate material for the 2020 census.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Dec. 16, 2019

Wrangell's Fish and Game office could close due to cost-cutting under Governor Dunleavy's proposed budget, but local officials are fighting to prevent it. Plus, how a free local mini-bus has changed the lives some of Petersburg's most vulnerable residents.

Capacity and safety animate debate over post-earthquake plan for Chugiak-Eagle River schools

Anchorage Assembly members called a town hall last week to discuss a long-term solution for two schools that were closed due to damage from last year's earthquake. The central question is whether or not the two area high schools should merge in order to provide a new campus for the closed middle school, rather than rebuilding the middle school where it currently is.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Dec. 13, 2019

Disrupted ferry service in Southeast puts school breakfast and lunch at risk. And, why some herring fisherman are not returning to Togiak this year.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019

How the U.S. stacks up against Russia and China for strategic power in the Arctic. Plus, Planned Parenthood challenges an Alaska law that prohibits medical practitioners from providing abortions. And, Bethel's first marijuana store prepares to open.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019

Gov. Mike Dunleavy has released a proposed budget that spends savings to pay large PFDs. Plus: A U.S. Senate bill could provide new guidance for ship travel in the Arctic. And, a fully electric seaplane made its first flight over the Fraser River near Vancouver.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019

Gov. Mike Duleavy is preparing to release his budget for next year, but how much does that proposal matter? Plus: Brick-and-mortar business owners in Sitka remain hopeful despite Alaska's economic downturn and competition from online retailers.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Dec. 9, 2019

A new deal between Hilcorp and Native Corporation Doyon will allow for oil and gas exploration in the Yukon Flats region. And, another project that is already in the advanced stages of exploration north of Haines faces some pushback. Plus, Christmas comes early for residents in Napakiak this year as Santa Claus delivers presents in a Black Hawk helicopter.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

A looming state budget proposal deadline is challenged by a low revenue forecast. Plus: A new timber sale helps the school in Tok stay warm.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019

The company trying to get federal permits for the Pebble Mine is going to need a lot more money to keep up the pace. Plus: A group of young scientists are logging data to try to figure out how warmer water temperatures will affect future salmon returns. And, a service member sues an Anchorage car dealer over a so-called "yo-yo scam."

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019

President Trump's nominee for the U.S. District Court vacancy in Anchorage appeared for his Senate confirmation hearing today. Plus: The Alaska Bar Association tries to address the "justice gap."

HUD grants $35.8M to Alaska for long-term earthquake recovery effort

The state has already received more than $130 million in federal aid to help recover from the 2018 earthquake.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Dec. 2, 2019

Under the Trump administration, a different take on selecting federal judges for Alaska. Plus, A Delta Junction High School senior becomes the first Delta athlete to be recruited to a Division One university. And, how cultural interpreters at the Sealaska Heritage Institute share Southeast Alaska Native culture with cruise ship tourists and visitors.