Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media


Man receives no jail time after being charged with felony assault, prompting outrage; Vandal prevents landing of medical flight at Alaska airport; State revises PFAS action level; Two men charged as feds crack case of missing Anchorage mammoth tusk; K300 Race Committee increases prize money in three races; Proxy hunters help harvest moose for those who can’t; AK: In rural communities, Village Police Officers face impossible job; 49 Voices: Riley Woodford of Juneau Listen now

Walker, Mallott say 'no' on Kavanaugh; Alaska getting more than $10M to fight opioid problem; This solar farm is built on oil industry money and some recycled drilling pipe; Three hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI; City of Sitka denies allegations in police whistleblower suit; Stand for Alaska files campaign complaint against salmon ballot backers; Bethel's 'Yes for Local Option' campaign begins to mobilize; State workgroup recommends more vitamin D for Alaskan children, pregnant women; Homer residents experiment with a tree from Alaska's prehistoric past Listen now

Murkowski keeps faith in Kavanaugh hearing; Man tied to Kotzebue girl's death appears in court; Opponents pack Anchorage hearing on salmon habitat ballot measure; After signs of concern, City of Wrangell says there’s no near threat to island’s dams; Nationwide emergency alerts postponed amid Hurricane Florence; CBD drinks are getting more popular. But are they legal?; In response to their high suicide rate, Mountain Village marches for hope Listen now

Juneau’s cruise passenger fee lawsuit heads toward trial; For methane researcher, golf course bubbles are a first; Courthouse attack won’t lead to more officers, but may increase vigilance; Local SAR reins in search for Stacey Hoagland while troopers gather more information; Calista denies wrongdoing in sexual harassment lawsuit; Former youth hockey treasurer sentenced for embezzlement; GVEA declares Healy 2 power plant operational; Alaska Native organizations receive federal grant for safe and healthy housing; Calls of bear sightings are up around Juneau. But why? Listen now

Charges filed against a Kotzebue man in the case of a missing girl who was found dead; Alaska's U.S. Senators call for more information about sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh; Alaska will see a cut to salmon allocations under proposed treaty with Canada; Three senior Department of Health and Social Services administrators have resigned; Teams of citizen scientists count endangered whales near Anchorage; Public meetings start in Juneau over proposal for news roads in Tongass; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service works to keep rats off St. Paul Island; High rates of suicide in southwest Alaska where healthcare services are overburdened

Sen. Sullivan defends support of Trump nominee Kavanaugh; As administration pursues ANWR drilling, Trump official accuses federal employees of creating ‘road bumps’; Dunleavy absent from candidate debates, speaking events; State and federal officials apologize to Alaska Natives for effects of bird regulations; Meet the married retirees pushing Anchorage to change homeless policy; AK: Petersburg’s Rainforest Festival teaches the public about salmon; 49 Voices: Bobbie Sue Wolk of Anchorage Listen now

Murkowski is urged by AFN to vote no on Kavanaugh confirmation; Candidates for Alaska governor differ over abortion; In case of missing Kotzebue girl, troopers shift from search and rescue to investigation; Here’s how a rag-tag group of scientists produced a paper on a 300-foot Alaska tsunami; Cruise ship air quality violations spike in Alaska; How this week's aurora activity is being driven by the sun; Ask a Climatologist: The state is having a strangely sunny September Listen now

Investigation confirms unsafe conditions at psychiatric hospital; A political consultant’s work was scrutinized amid Anchorage voter fraud allegations. Now he’s dead.; AFN announces its opposition to Brett Kavanuagh's Supreme Court nomination; International Whaling Commission votes to change subsistence quota renewal process; Permit holders, processing workers included in pink salmon disaster money draft plan; Fairbanks passes controversial ordinance affecting labor contracts; In villages, first responders frustrated by an overburdened health care system; How little organizations make a big difference through collaboration; Five Guam-based B-52s parked out in Eielson amidst typhoon Listen now

Southeast bids adieu to fast ferry Fairweather; FBI joins search for missing 10-year-old Kotzebue girl; State fines group opposing salmon habitat initiative for violating naming rule; Park Service extends perioid for public comment on hunting regulations; ACLU-Alaska announces settlement in immigration detention; Clear Air Force station missile defense project receives $14.8 million grant; UAF highlights profitability of Sikuliaq research vessel; Charging details remain confidential for Unalaska teens that allegedly threatened teen with handgun; Alleged assault of grandmother in Juneau courtroom raises concerns about security; Wrangell resident shares her story for World Suicide Prevention Day; Five decades on, a Sitkan takes lessons from the 1968 DNC Riots Listen now

Numerous agencies continue search for missing 10-year-old Kotzebue girl; Judge orders that some political signs can remain for now — but not all; State announces tentative deal with ExxonMobil to supply gas for Alaska LNG project; What happens if Roe v. Wade goes? In Alaska, 'nothing'; Alaska Airlines union workers picket for better wages; Highway re-routed to protect road from migrating debris lobe; Hunters unearth massive mammoth tusk in Northwest Alaska; When Sitka’s public assistance office closed, pantries shouldered need; VA wants more veterans to register for healthcare; How oil companies are confronted by climate change Listen now

Fuel for North Slope oil production arrives by barge for the first time; Trilogy Metals seeks permits for Ambler Mine project; Alaska companies release private data for global seabed mapping project; Former Sitka paralegal sentenced for 2017 murder of his girlfriend; Kenai Peninsula Borough opposes Soldotna's annexation plans; At remote Cape Peirce, Bristol Bay students experience the environment first-hand; AK: For Tlingit-Unangax artist Nicholas Galanin, first retrospective a lifetime in the making; 49 Voices: Mark Wittteveen of Kodiak Listen now

State says it would allow small, temporary political signs on private property; Candidates for governor differ on how to pay for government, PFDs; US and Canadian negotiators reach tentative deal over Pacific salmon; Alaska volcano restless again; Western Alaska still has state’s highest rate of reported felony sex crimes; Walker administration looks for panelists to discuss controversial Roadless Rule; Donlin receives permits to destroy two creeks to build mine; Southeast sport fishing lodge owner appointed to IPHC; Keeping bears and people separate at Haines’ Chilkoot River; Controversial Greens Creek Mine film now online Listen now

New Trooper report shows Alaska drug problem worsening; The company that runs the trans-Alaska oil pipeline is cutting its workforce by 10 percent; Ex-Alaska AG leads Interior office with focus on Arctic, 'adaptation'; Alaska wary of federal push for marine aquaculture; August storms prompt North Slope Borough to file disaster declaration; International group gathers in Unalaska to talk Arctic biodiversity; IGU board to press Siemens for details on proposed LNG deal; New F-35s at Eielson Air Force Base have schools preparing for influx; Eight Alaskans named to national ski team; A man is seeking to keep fresh produce available in Southeast Listen now

Rep. LeDoux, Alaska GOP try to fill in blanks in disputed state House race; Begich stays in governor’s race, says ‘get used to it’; After four-day shore leave, confused sea lion returned to sea; Four dead in multi-vehicle Parks Highway collision; Interior bison herd faces setback; Pacific Northwest cities outsource policing of Airbnb-type rentals; Old Harbor garden bears veggies, residents hope to keep it going; In Kaktovik, sea ice loss means a boom in polar bear tourism Listen now

NOAA works to modernize state nautical charts; UAF celebrates new power plant that replaces unreliable 56-year-old facility; Alaska governor signs bill allowing cities to ban cellphones; SEARHC and Wrangell deal goes to the voters; Mineral exploration company begins assessment of a possible mine site north of Haines; Facebook adds Inupiaq as language option; Wildlife officials work to coax stray sea lion back to sea; Invasive grass is taking over the Brotherhood Bridge meadow; Community health aides: Alaska’s unique solution for rural health care Listen now

Walker, Begich supporters eye withdrawal deadline; Final Pebble scoping report released; Controversy abound as Roadless Rule debate rages on; Fairbanks woman charged with the murder of her two children; Military plans exercises in Gulf of Alaska for spring despite widespread opposition; Salvage team refloating F/V Pacific Knight; AK: Did Wyatt Earp really lose his pistol in Juneau?; 49 Voices: Stephanie Seber of McCarthy Listen now

Two major Arctic oil projects near approval; In the air with NASA: studying environmental change from 40,000 feet; Comments leading to closing the Fairbanks North Star Borough admin building not deemed criminal; Forty Mile caribou hunt breaks record; Snow begins trickling down Alaska Range; New roads in the Tongass? Here’s a chance to weigh in; What risk do hatchery fish pose to Prince William Sound’s pinks?; Chignik fisheries disaster declared; Pogo Mine owners transfer interest to Australian company; Future uncertain for crumbling historic buildings in Anchorage; Anchorage School District begins Yup'ik language immersion program Listen now

Walker announces pay raise for troopers; BSEE employee claims whistleblower protection; Kenai and Sitka newspapers misreported voter eligibility before primary; Anchorage bans plastic bags, starting in 2019; Fourth suspected arrested in Anchorage attempted murder case; Agencies map tectonic fault that touches southeast Alaska; GCI updates emergency alert system; Donlin Gold says they can clean up their proposed mine, and pay for it too; UAF program helps science-oriented youths ‘broaden expertise’ with hands-on learning; Kunniak's Spices brings new flavors to Native dishes

Explainer: What’s going on with the District 15 House race in Anchorage?; Republican Governors Association buys ads in Alaska; State regulator raises bonds required for drilling; After 8 months of silence, family of Juneau man killed by police in Fairbanks demands answers; Tanker truck rollover and fuel spill on the Dalton Highway leaves driver dead; Donlin Gold talks about reclamation and finances ahead of public hearing; New Alaska College of Education prepares to step up teacher recruitment and retention; Ask a Climatologist: What Anchorage's rainy season really means Listen now

'Palpable evidence of voter fraud' in primary election; Academic merit prioritized over financial need in state higher education programs; Anchorage attorney withdraws name from District Court Justice consideration; Weather keeps governor from pharmacy bill signing in Petersburg; Nome officer who pleaded guilty to assault is rehired by police department; Man in state custody dies at Wildwood correctional facility; Chinese buyers hesitant to buy Alaska seafood as U.S. weighs another round of tariffs; PenAir trustee promises no flight interruptions during sale of airline Listen now