Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media


This man hopes to bring the gavel down on ANWR drilling; Urged by Alaska veterans, Sullivan supports cannabis research at VA; Alaska mission to China kicks off with ceremony, trade talks…and speed dating; Additional federal gun charges brought on man charged with 2016 killing of Fairbanks policeman; Three Unalaska residents to be honored for rescuing trapped child on Portage Glacier; Kodiak farmers market kerfuffle results in market move, addition of new market; Ask a Climatologist: Anchorage, this gloomy spring is all in your head; This man and his yellow truck signal the arrival of spring in Fairbanks Listen now

Trump admin sets crosshairs on Park Service predator rule; Murkowski questions military officials over how sexual assaults involving minors are resolved; Alaska AG joins effort to stiffen penalties for drug companies; US files plea deal in deadly Florida airport shooting; UAF hosts 4-day Alaska Native language institute to help preserve knowledge; IGU board considers Siemens proposal for alternative natural gas source for Fairbanks; Ferries fully funded in operating budget; Alaskan fishermen aren’t the only ones noticing the rise of Atlantic halibut; American and Japanese descendants unite after 75 years to ensure Attu occupation is remembered; A lot of people get this pretty basic question about oil wrong Listen now

Governor prepares Alaska trade delegation for China business trip; Late bill amendment allows distillery cocktails to continue; Federal designation puts Alaska in touch with millions to fight drug-trafficking; Juneau Assembly member Kiehl, labor leader Etheridge run for state Senate seat; Ferry Tazlina floated for the first time; AK: After 75 years, a bittersweet homecoming for Attu descendants; 49 Voices: Bruce Schindler of Skagway Listen now

Young squeaks Roadless Rule exemption into Ag bill; The U.S. Forest Service sued over Kuiu Island timber sale; A victory for Wrangell’s tribe, state says no dumping near Pat’s Lake; Troopers identified pilot in fatal crash near Whittier; Kreiss-Tomkins backs funding for NOAA research, Sitka harbors; How can the U.S. Forest Service keep up with Alaska’s tourism boom?; Former Unalaska mayor to run state ferry system; Coast Guard seeks feedback on potential impact of 6 new icebreakers; Kiana youth turn boring meetings into lifelong skills; Fishermen harvest hooligan by the bucketful on the Chilkoot and Chilkat Listen now

With Pruitt, Murkowski chides without charring; State has started delaying Medicaid payments to some hospitals; State attorney general wants to give more criminal justice options to tribes; Murkowski cites rural Alaska in 'net neutrality' vote with Dems; Walker’s trade mission highlights links to China, opportunities for Alaskans; Legislature resurrects Juneau Access Project, sort of; Shayla Shaisnikoff and Karen Abel discuss internment and the military during Aleutian campaign Listen now

Alaska spent millions. So why is this historic building still a wreck?; Anchorage emergency rooms can't handle number of patients needing psychiatric care; Anchorage organization to buy LIO building for $14M; Railroad traffic still stalled as Talkeetna flooding recedes; Juneau’s child care providers concerned by proposed licensing changes; Paul Schaughency And Martin Aure reflect on evacuating Attu Listen now

In murder of 'all-American' Palmer teen, first alleged accomplice goes on trial; Legislature passes state budget before adjourning; MacKinnon won't seek re-election to Alaska Senate; Alaska F-22s intercept Russian military bombers; Firefighters mop up 250-acre wildfire in Delta; Man crushed, killed baling scrap metal at Mat-Su landfill; Pilot dies in crash near Whittier; DeSimone found guilty on first-degree murder charge in Excursion Inlet shooting death; Sealaska offers burial, cremation assistance to shareholders; Lt. Colonel Bob Brocklehurst and Tara Bourdukofsky reflect on the Battle of Attu Listen now

Legislature is forced to compromise on the state's budget; Bill to overhaul Alaska’s alcohol laws is dead, for now; Emergency Alert System sends test warning; Firefighters battle residential blaze in Delta Junction; ‘How much, how fast?’ Alaska researchers ask of melting Antarctic glacier; 75 Years after the Battle of Attu, veterans reflect on the cost of reclaiming US soil; AK: Cross-border effort tracks Taku wild salmon; 49 Voices: Lani Hotch of Klukwan Listen now

Alaska LNG project president says he’s done ‘preaching to the non-believers’; Senate votes to end mandatory release of low- and moderate-risk defendants; ADN report confirms effort details on Alaska election system; Fairbanks lawmaker David Guttenberg won’t seek re-election to 8th House term; Alaska Legislature passes pharmacy bill; Expansion of Bradley Lake hydro facility gets underway; UAF selected to participate in federal pilot program for drones; New PBS show ‘Molly of Denali’ to feature Alaska Native in title role Listen now

Senate seeks to revive Knik Arm, Juneau Access projects; What should Alaska do about climate change? Now’s your chance to weigh in; Cook Inlet oil and gas lease sale attracts just one company; Senators urge Sweeney to be tough at Interior; Denali wolf population up slightly; Despite governor’s request, legislators question pricier option for Wrangell cleanup; Seiners take 17,500 tons of herring in Togiak and Port Moller; With new report, CVRF continues its fight for more fish; Lower 48 hiker looks to tackle Brooks Range; Sitka 5th grade band closes out year with performance showcasing musical growth Listen now

Legislature approves use of Permanent Fund to pay for state government; Is meth back in Alaska? Or did it never leave?; Walker’s oil & gas advisor leaves for job at NANA; Fairbanks City Council approves marijuana regulations that limit retail shops to 25; New automation initiatives driving National Weather Service push to focus staff in urban offices; Ask a Climatologist: Traditional knowledge is critical to climate research; Indian Country Today’s new editor Mark Trahant on the future of Native journalism Listen now

State corporation announces tentative deal with BP to buy gas for Alaska LNG project; Sample sales present snag for major alcohol law revision; Governor Walker to enter Democratic primary in election bid; Report: More staff needed for Alaska public assistance backlog; Calista denies CEO mishandled sexual harassment complaint; Fairbanks North Star Borough receives federal grant to fund cleaner burning appliances; Rise in fuel prices anticipated in Western Alaska; How Sealaska went from $35M in the red to $43M in the black; Can Alaska bison help save permafrost? Russian scientists want to find out Listen now

Why are so many fighter pilots leaving the Air Force?; Derelict vessel bill heads to Gov. Walker's desk; Sen. Murkowski weighs in on Mueller's Russia probe; Haines School Board re-names high school gym; Senate passes bill adding 'hunting preserve' to 8 state wildlife refuge names; Walrus haul out near Bristol Bay village; AK: What does Black Panther mean to America's most diverse community?; 49 Voices: Lyndea Kelleher of Anchorage Listen now

House passes bill to allow bonds to pay off oil and gas tax credits; Ethics panel dismisses complaint over lawmaker moving costs; As the U.S. moves to open ANWR to drilling, Canada says, ‘not so fast’; Hawkins says he has cancer, will stay in governor's race; Anchorage snowmachiner dies in glacier avalanche; Energy Secretary Rick Perry visits the Kodiak Archipelago; New bill would change ferry system management; Alaska recyclers find new overseas markets; Kenai Peninsula's last bowling alley closes after nearly 60 years of operation; The clock has stopped; Kuskokwim Ice Classic announces 3 winners Listen now

Plan to draw from permanent fund is silent on PFDs; Bethel voters to decide whether or not to keep legal alcohol sales; Calista director Colonel Wayne Don denies allegations against him; More than 300 Alaska-based paratroopers to return home this weekend; State wants public input on how to spend Volkswagen settlement money; Kuskowkim River remains jammed as community eagerly awaits breakup; Survival of first Alaskans linked to breast milk; UAF signs deal with New Mexico-based lab for future Arctic projects; Wolves are eating sea otters near Gustavus. What does that mean for the deer?; Hoonah microbrewery gets new owners and location, but will offer familiar tastes Listen now

Troopers continue to investigate one of their own for alleged sexual abuse attempt; Deadline for Northern Dynasty and First Quantum to finalize Pebble option agreement extended, again; Medicaid work requirements won’t save money, state says; Caribou, access concerns vs. mining’s economic promise — BLM releases public input on Ambler Road; Death penalty won't be sought in Florida airport shooting; Newtok school relocation delayed until Fall 2019; Army soldier in Alaska brigade dies in Afghanistan; Corps of Engineers officials visit Fort Greely to plan for nuclear power plant decommissioning; After a tragedy, a Yup'ik dance group in Hooper Bay keeps dancing; Why don't more residents know about Anchorage's flag? Listen now

Charges: Alaska State Trooper tried to meet 16-year-old girl for sex; Sixteen young Alaskans hope courts can force the state to act on climate change; Legislature passes bill lowering bond amounts in order to pay pensions; Before the flames: Alaska firefighters prep for wildfire season; Reception mixed on ASD proposal to switch school start times around; How tourists could see the Mendenhall Glacier after it retreats; Wolf kills dog along Brotherhood Bridge Trail in Juneau; Assembly takes up high cost of Anchorage childcare; Octopus eggs hatch at Alaska SeaLife Center; Friendly competition and sibling rivalry abound at Native Youth Olympics Listen now

Legislative leaders aims for session end in days, not weeks; Doctors, hospitals may soon see delays from state in paying Medicaid bills; Oil prices are up, but how long will it last?; Donlin Gold final environmental impact statement released; Former state senator appointed interim Denali Commission head; Northwest Arctic Borough Village Improvement Fund projects being determined; Making a better “hot dog of the sea”; AK: Haines students prepare to display puppets, sets at first Friday; 49 Voices: Carol Waldo of Haines Listen now

State Supreme Court hears arguments over Yes for Salmon initiative; Senate proposes capital budget, less than Walker's proposal; Ethics committee finds probable cause of violation by Tarr; U.N. shipping standards authority moves toward banning heavy fuel oil in the Arctic; Neff says he'll appeal Quest ban over poor care; E. coli outbreak comes to Alaska, first confirmed cases are Nome inmates; Southeast tribal corporation boosts government contracts; 2018 Native Youth Olympics begin in Anchorage; Trekking in the Chugach: Exploring peaks in Anchorage's backyard Listen now

Legislative Council adopts new sexual harassment policy; Complaint alleged unwanted contact from Parish; Senate joins House in recognizing Alaska Native languages emergency; Alaska to house 6 new cutters, Coast Guard says; Response wraps up on Shuyak Island oil spill; Southcentral Alaska road construction ramping up for summer; Deadline for Teacher of the Year nominations at the end of the month; The climatology behind the Nenena Ice Classic; Ketchikan High Academic Decathlon team gets a hero’s welcome Listen now