Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media


Dunleavy to be sworn in as governor in Noorvik; Judicial council begins process of replacing ousted judge; Fairweather gets reprieve in draft ferry schedule; Alaska firefighters sent to battle California wildfires; In a warming Arctic, October in Utqiaġvik presents an especially striking picture; What’s so special about the Mustang Field?; Haines Police once again authorized to respond to calls outside the townsite; ‘Integrated’ research merges human experience and fisheries science; Pence makes brief stop in Alaska en route to Asia; Gold exploration near Herbert Glacier excites investors; Udder surprise: Loose cow startles Anchorage cyclists Listen now

Dunleavy taps Sean Parnell for gas line advice; University of Alaska copes with increasing Title IX complaints; Health care price transparency law may be helpful, but it’s unlikely to make care cheaper; Court hears arguments in case that could curtail Arctic Ocean oil drilling; As teacher contract dispute continues, Anchorage School District and teachers union schedule third round of mediation; AK: SHUX, the Canadian board game convention with Southeast Alaska roots; 49 Voices: Clare Baldwin of Anchorage Listen now

Dunleavy names Alaska Republican chairman as his chief of staff; House member named as next speaker lacks votes he needs to be elected; Trump administration downsizes NPR-A lease sale after little interest last year; As more ballots are counted, Kreiss-Tomkins opens lead in House race; Sitkans tell Roadless Rule committee that best action is 'no action'; Fall whaling in Utqiaġvik: joy, excitement and this year, mourning too; Nine thousand-year-old tooth holds clues to ancient Alaska; At Anchorage library open mic, teen performers take center stage Listen now

Dunleavy apparent victor in governor's race as Begich concedes; Young defeats Galvin in race for 24th term; Alaska Republicans say Tuesday’s results could give them state House, Senate control; Kelly leads Kawasaki in close Fairbanks Senate race; Southeast continues tradition of sending Democrats to Juneau; Alaska voters strike down ‘Stand for Salmon’ ballot initiative; Anchorage judge ousted after controversial recall effort; Bloomberg philanthropy gives $1M to Anchorage for new project; Problem ‘Ender Cards’ create election headache for Sitka House race Listen now

Today is election day; Y-K Delta one of nation's few areas where federal monitors will oversee voting compliance on Tuesday; A warming Arctic means a change of plans for offshore drilling project; Public comment closes on on-site consumption for marijuana retailers; Alaska village residents: Lack of housing hurting community; Sturgeon case heard in Supreme Court for second time; Anchorage official responds to transgender case; 'They need to happen.' Native women turn up the volume in violence, sexual assault conversations; Hundreds of frustrated Anchorage teachers stage walkout during school board meeting; Voting materials available in Alaska Native languages, Spanish, Tagalog; New glacial melt data collected from the ocean floor at Leconte Glacier Listen now

How will the next governor affect Permanent Fund Dividends?; Young and Galvin soldier through the last days of the election; As Alaska’s elections come down to wire, ads test limits of campaign finance laws; Meyer, Call bring different backgrounds as lieutenant governor candidates; Absentee, other ballots could leave Alaska governor’s race undecided Tuesday; Controversial ruling brings attention to judges on the ballot; Marijuana industry backing cannabis-friendly candidates, favors Kawasaki over Kelly Listen now

To cut crime, candidates weigh adding troopers, increasing drug treatment; Despite progress, Alaska lacks resources to handle rape kit backlog; Alaska urges British Columbia to toughen mining standards; An unusually high number of Black Alaskans are running for the Legislature -- and most are Republicans; First transgender women sworn into Fairbanks-area offices; Donlin Gold still waiting for big state permits; AK: Can opera help give closure to the Princess Sophia tragedy?; 49 Voices: Quinn Bennett of Anchorage Listen now

In last days of race for Congress, activists from both camps canvas through Anchorage; On education, candidates for governor have different priorities and styles; To carry out salmon habitat measure, Alaska must decide what ‘significant’ means; Alaska experienced drops in births, marriages in 2017; Flights between Russia and Alaska suspended; Anchorage community gathers to celebrate Bettye Davis's political legacy; Bristol Bay tribes call for significant changes in Dillingham hospital leadership; Feds propose Tongass old growth timber sale Listen now

Meet the two men who have spent $700,000 trying to make Mike Dunleavy Alaska’s governor; Poll finds less than one percent margin in race for governor; Campaign filings show focus on Fairbanks Senate, House races; Utqiagvik fugitive in fatal shooting taken into custody; Woman struck, killed after stepping out of crashed vehicle; Open enrollment for individual health insurance begins Nov. 1; Gustavus households offered safe drinking water after latest PFAS scare; Public comments for onsite marijuana consumption due by Thursday evening; Amid growing global demand for aircraft mechanics, local training program opens in Y-K Delta; In Goodnews Bay, the Pledge of Allegiance is a way to speak Yup’ik in school Listen now

Begich spent four years as a consultant. As governor, he could sign bills affecting former clients; Kelly, Kawasaki clash over budget, Medicaid, climate change in last debate before election; Alaska fugitive charged with 2nd degree murder, assault; Alaskans rally in support of youth climate lawsuit, currently in limbo; Sen. Murkowski talks aviation, climate change in Bethel visit; UAS sees increase in first-year students, career and technical education enrollment; Ask a Climatologist: Much of Alaska finally sees snow Listen now

Tensions show in Young-Galvin debate, and not just between the candidates; Hillary Clinton endorses Mark Begich for governor; Coast Guard medevacs hiker mauled by bear on Afognak Island; Kanakanak Hospital pharmacy puts patients in "immediate jeopardy," survey finds; State taking over Fairbanks air quality regulation; Anchorage rabbi reacts to Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooting; 'Fairbanks Four' to appeal rejected lawsuit vs. city, police; Haines Police ordered to stop responding to calls outside the townsite; Alaska Native Cultural Charter School teacher selected as Alaska Teacher of the Year; Marine pilots put megaships to the test in Southeast Alaska; Denali National Park considers upgrading infrastrcture

Murkowski endorses Dunleavy and wants Ballot Measure 1 to fail; Dunleavy, Begich spar on budget, crime in debate; ConocoPhillips to begin work on $1 billion North Slope oil development this winter; Wrangell moves to get rid of prayer during public meetings; Alaska records 75 cases of syphilis this year; NASA renews satellite services contract with UAF; Crews begin repairs on flooded roads near Seward; Winter weather to hit Interior next week; Atka school in danger of shutting down; AK: The haunting of Alaskan Hotel's Room 315; 49 Voices: Gina Hays of Anchorage Listen now

Gov. Walker reflects on what's next following his gubernatorial tenure; From Trump and tribes to Grammy-winning rock bands: Dunleavy and Begich receive varying endorsements; Will Alaska’s new governor keep Walker’s climate team?; Five Alaska volcanoes listed as 'very high threat'; Memorandum of understanding reached between IGU and Siemens; Why isn't the Princess Sophia disaster more well known? Listen now

Trump administration approves first oil production in federal Arctic waters; Anchorage Catholic Archdiocese announces investigation into sexual abuse within church; Sitka man faces felony charges for allegedly firing upon state troopers ; Anchorage Assembly approves police move into former LIO building; Two earthquakes rock YK Delta; State delays scheduled Seward Highway closures until spring; The mystery landscape of Ohmer Creek’s flood plain explained; Through digital storytelling, Bristol Bay students uncover the NN Cannery's history; How the Princess Sophia grounded and sank with all aboard 100 years ago Listen now

Standoff involving suicidal man in front of Fairbanks Memorial Hospital ends peacefully; District court dismisses Fairbanks Four suit against city ; Proposed Barrick Gold merger could have effects on Donline Mine; Poll numbers show a narrower race for governor following Walker's departure; Village of Buckland set to switch on new solar plant to offset fuel costs; Night closures planned for Seward Highway culvert work; Vote early to get one of Juneau artist Pat Race’s ‘I voted’ stickers; Needle exchange hopes to install sharp disposal boxes in Homer bathrooms; New for-profit Juneau addiction clinic has some locals concerned Listen now

Report: Ex-Anchorage cop suing city interfered with Alaska National Guard investigation; Division of Elections says absentee ballots cast for Walker are final; State's largest union endorses Begich after previously throwing support behind Walker; Alaska senators address AFN on convention's final day; Anchorage School District, union continue contract talks; St. Paul rat evades team of eradication experts; Possible 'green' Halloween on the horizon in Fairbanks; Bald Mountain Air ordered to pay $500,000 in whistleblower case; Petersburg’s assembly, hospital board meet again on future of the facility Listen now

Gov. Walker suspends campaign for reelection in AFN announcement; Defending Native women from violence remains hot topic at AFN; What's the deal with Murkowski's 'present' vote?; Debris slide closes road into Denali National Park; New report compares Alaska's recession to other energy-dependent states; After decades of ineligibility, Diomede finally included in Essential Air Service; AK: Vusi Mahlasela, 'The Voice,' sings for Hiland; 49 Voices: Nolan Charles of Toksook Bay Listen now

Walker remains in the race — for now; Apology from Gov. Walker over historical trauma highlights day one of annual AFN convention; Tara Sweeney returns to AFN, now representing feds; Ex juvenile official charged with possessing child pornography; Anchorage School District enters mediation with teachers union over contracts; Seward prepares for emergency declaration as flooding continues; Seismologist says earthquake may have triggered mudslide on the Haines Highway; Fairbanks commission calls for more sustainable practices; Some Board of Fish members express interest in limiting hatchery production; In small town Alaska, conflicts of interest a tricky subject Listen now

Democrats would like to see Walker step aside in campaign; Begich discusses campaign viability, ‘path forward’; Lt. Gov. Davidson delivers first public speech in new position; State regulators to Alaska lobbyist: Stop helping candidates raise money; 35th Elders and Youth conference wraps up; Bethel VPO to be honored for improving the lives of Alaska Native women and children; Ester hosts meeting to discuss high levels of arsenic; Ask a Climatologist: Why hasn't it snowed in Fairbanks yet? Listen now

Indicators mixed in US House race; ConocoPhillips Alaska CEO says wave of oil production coming to North Slope; 'Our ancestors are our fire': Elders and Youth conference kicks off in Anchorage; Despite legality in Canada, border-crossing with marijuana still will be illegal; Gubernatorial campaigns present their ideas on how to improve Alaska rural public safety; Board of Fish agenda heavy with hatchery issues; Seldovia woman fends off bear inside her home with a broom; Aniak airport construction raises fears of flooding in spring; Redefining sports: Petersburg High School supports starting a video gaming team Listen now