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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020

Gov. Dunleavy responds to the campaign to recall him, the fight to control student vaping, and rocket launch preparations.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 20, 2020

Sen. Murkowski prepares to vote during impeachment trial. Plus: highlights from the Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Jan. 17, 2020

The task of counting every person living in the United States begins right here in Alaska. Plus: A school in Hooper Bay becomes another cold weather casualty. And, as mushers, dogs, and volunteers gather in Bethel for the K300 this weekend, vets help keep the dogs in tip-top shape.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020

The Anchorage Archdiocese has released the names of clergy members and church employees accused of sexual misconduct. Plus: Sitka officials consider redesigning the city's seal. And, volunteer cooks prepare to feed hungry mushers during the Kuskowim 300 Sled Dog Race.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020

Researchers say food scarcity is why so many birds died in Alaska in 2015. Plus: Pete Kaiser's dad, Ron, returns to the trail to race the Bogus Creek 150. And, how people suffering from homelessness in Juneau manage during a cold snap.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020

Some Alaska Native corporation shareholders are slapped with fines for their Facebook comments. Plus: Researchers say the hottest-ever summer in Bristol Bay was deadly for salmon. And, Toksook Bay gets ready to kick off the 2020 Census as the first town in the country to be counted.
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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

Despite rising tension in the Middle East, Alaska North Slope crude oil prices are lower than they were ten days ago after the U.S. killed an Iranian General. Plus, the Northwest Arctic Borough fills three public safety officer positions after months of vacancies.
A structural engineer address the crowd on a tour of the damage at Gruening Middle School

Gruening Middle School teachers and staff take first look at earthquake damage

Gruening suffered the most damage of any school in the district during the earthquake and will receive the bulk of the money in the school bond proposal for repairs and seismic upgrades.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Jan. 10, 2020

A judge allows the campaign to recall Governor Dunleavy to go forward. Plus: are engine block heaters worth it for your car and the environment?

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020

Both sides in the campaign to recall Governor Mike Dunleavy will be making their cases tomorrow in front of a Superior Court judge in Anchorage. Plus, campaigners for an initiative to reform Alaska's elections submitted tens of thousands of signatures to the division of elections today.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski could influence a congressional resolution that might limit the President's military interactions with Iran. Plus, frozen pipes force some residents in Yukon-Kuskowim Delta to go back to using honey buckets. And, a remembrance of longtime National Weather Service forecaster and Fairbanks public radio music host Bob Fisher.

Anchorage Public Library will no longer charge fines for overdue materials

The policy change is aimed at making the library more accessible to the people who need its services the most.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020

Starting this month the Anchorage Public Library system goes fine free. Plus: A volcanic eruption in the Aleutians is intensifying.
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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 6, 2020

Alaska's Senators react to the attack that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran's Quds force. Plus: Juneau residents are divided over an officer's use of lethal force which killed a man last month.

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.