Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media


Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Nov. 25, 2016

All absentee ballots counted and accounted for; Rural lawmakers wield power without recent precedent; DOC seeks input on re-purposing Palmer Correctional Center; High winds forecast for Aleutians, Alaska Peninsula; Sitkans aim to raise funds, traditional foods for Standing Rock protesters; Trump, Congress and Southeast timber, what are the possibilities?; Ski champ Randall back on women's US Cross Country Ski Team; UAA women take fourth place in Great Alaska Shootout; AK: Native fashion designs dazzle catwalks; 49 Voices: Ma'o Tosi of Anchorage Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016

Rep. Seaton joins bipartisan House caucus; Doyon continues search for Nenana Basin oil and gas; Latest effort to revise Kenai invocation policy stalls; Wood energy grants again offered in Alaska; Alaska Native corporation heads dam removal project; Small explosion delays Healy 2 startup; Northern moose migration corresponds with early snow-melt and increased vegetation; Service dog nonprofit helps veterans; Ask a Climatologist: Dreaming of a white Thanksgiving? Dream on, Anchorage. Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

New head of Federal Subsistence Board says local voices are essential; Anchorage teacher surprised with national award; 4 percent: Anchorage may get a sales tax; Ferry study recommends changes; North Slope schools expand curricula to ‘reflect ideologies of the Inupiat’; AWARE program expands to combat sexual assault at UAS; Two Athabascan men join Standing Rock protest; Group sues over lack of info in Alaska Railroad LNG project; Alaska DOT sees higher car crash fatalities Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Nov. 21, 2016

New legislative leaders prepare to start work ahead of challenging session; Update: Blood Bank denies it put public at risk to boost finances; Community gathers for Transgender Day of Remembrance; Front of new Alaska ferry completed; Great Alaska Shootout enters 39th year, but a 40th isn't guaranteed; Mat-Su Salmon Symposium brings salmon advocates together; Oil advocates optimistic and hopeful of Trump presidency; HEA members question whether subsidiary will be deregulated; Juneau animal control officials seek mandatory microchips for dangerous pets Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Nov. 18, 2016

Breaking: Offshore lease plan excludes Arctic; Breaking: Offshore lease plan excludes Arctic (2way); Bartlett Regional Hospital now recognizes broader gender identities; Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority officially changes leadership; Blood Bank denies it put public at risk to boost finances; New faces in Alaska House of Reps could tackle familiar gas and oil issues; AK: Sitka's Wild Foods Potluck; 49 Voices: Darlena Fritzler of Wasilla Listen Now 

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

Judge upholds Walker’s veto halving Permanent Fund dividends; Alaska Native corporation acquires oil and gas leases in Arctic waters; ConocoPhillips puts historic Kenai LNG plant up for sale; Anchorage man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a minor; Alaska Municipal League meets in Anchorage to discuss heroin addiction; Remembering Nancy McGuire; Coast Guard still investigating what sank the Alaska Juris; Alaska ferry system plans more fare hikes; UFA hones in on salmon habitat issues; Kotzebue brothers release first keyboard for all 20 Alaska Native languages Listen Now 

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

Tension lingers over handling of investigation into linked homicides; Walker names Anchorage lawyer as new chief of staff; NOAA determines that Iliamna Lake harbor seals are not endangered; Anchorage Assembly budget makes several cuts to increase police force; Four new pot shops approved in Anchorage; Fairbanks school to change controversial name; Advocates fear cutting Bethel's Sex Offender Treatment Program could mean more victims; Emmonak struggles to rebuild water systems following fire; Sockeye Fire trial to begin at end of November; Ask a Climatologist: Alaska’s “relentless” streak of warm temperatures Listen Now 

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

APD: gun used to shoot officer linked to five summer murders; Native leaders hold symposium to discuss strengthening self-government; Obama's Alaska regs could cling long into Trump's term; Dakota Access pipeline protesters march in Anchorage; Dillingham grocery store stocks local, hydroponic greens; In Emmonak: need for repairs is urgent after fire cripples water system; Will President Trump follow through on changing Denali's name back to Mt. McKinley?; NPR reporter Corey Flintoff on his Alaskan beginnings Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

Update: APD says officer ambushed and shot; officer in surgery, suspect dead; New House majority boosts Southeast lawmakers’ power; Obama’s last chance to weigh in on Arctic drilling has industry worried, enviros hopeful; Kenai Borough Assembly may appropriate funds to defend invocation policy in court; Wind-farm developer asks court to overturn approval of GVEA Tariff; Closing the achievement gap by talking openly about racial equity; Fairbanks Representative looks to improve rural internet; Video: Artifacts unearthed during TAPS construction remain relevant

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

University of Alaska announces five percent tuition hike; Other states look to Alaska as model for insurance relief; Alaska veteran and advocate unbothered by Trump presidency; Alaskans on front lines of Standing Rock protest; State program stops aiding rising heating payments; New ShoreZone project grants access to Alaska coastal information; AK: Fairbanks Four's plight inspires musician's latest composition; 49 Voices: Ronell Corral of Anchorage Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016

Transitions in gas line team as state takes charge of project; Longtime private-sector engineer to head state’s oil and gas division; New House majority names slate of chairpersons; Veteran Town hall to be held in Palmer; Budget cuts leave some Alaskans chilly this winter; University of Alaska takes sports off the budget chopping block; Juneau Police Department to outfit 40 officers with body cameras; Retail marijuana sales in Juneau could begin this month; Trial of Kavairlook murder suspects postponed until January; New online service aims to ease commutes, encourage alternative transportation; High-level U.S., Canadian military chiefs meet again to confer on Arctic training, operations; Through a student lens: Films focus on place, culture and climate change Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Nov. 7, 2016

Longtime Inupiaq leader and North Slope Mayor Edward Itta dies at 71; Alaska Human Rights Commission proposes regulation changes to protect LGBTQ community; Why Alaska judges don't raise campaign funds to continue to serve, like other states'; Number of registered Alaska voters at all-time high; Where to weep or cheer election returns in Anchorage; Lower 48 ivory bans already hurting Alaska Native carvers; Homegrown and hydroponic: Veggies are St. Paul’s new subsistence food Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Nov. 4, 2016

Walker: Prostate cancer diagnosis won't impair ability to perform duties; Divergent tones in U.S. House and Senate debates; In Alaska, energy policy is key issue for some voters; Tanana Village public safety officers seek ability to carry guns; Polaris Project seeks students from YK Delta; Study downplays leaking mine’s impact on fish; AK: Everyone is family at Gerry’s Barbershop; 49 Voices: Candidates for Alaska Zoo president Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday. Nov. 3, 2016

Lake Clark plane crash victim found; Man convicted in Tanana trooper killings sentenced to 203 years in prison; Strong turnout in early voting across Alaska; Amendment would allow state bonds to back college loans; Interior race between political veterans could shape Alaska Senate; ASD data dashboard helps people glimpse what’s happening in local schools; CoastWalk volunteers clean up local beaches; Alaskan Cub superfans react to their team’s historic victory

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016

Abortion ruling at center justices' retention battle; Alaska’s top oil companies adjusting to low prices; Search continues for downed pilot in Lake Clark National Park; Mushers await release of documentary criticizing the sport; Unlawful 'free samples' postpone Anchorage's first pot shop; 'Guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge' speaks in Anchorage about suicide prevention; Ask a Climatologist: Arctic sea ice at record low for the season; Bering Strait School District unveils Fab Lab course in Unalakleet Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016

Procession held in Anchorage for fallen Fairbanks police officer; Mental Health advocates asking Governor to look into actions of Mental Health Trust; New Mat-Su flood mapping system more accurate; Sea Life Center receives grant; Plot to attack HAARP facility in Gakona stopped by Georgia police; Driest October on record in Fairbanks; Hughes, Hale vie for Senate F; Alaskan gulls carry drug-resistant E. coli; Salmon fishing in St. Paul: Building a new subsistence resource Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Oct. 31, 2016

Alaska Air flight grounded after e-cig batteries ingnite; Miller irks GOP by sending one its old flyers bashing Murkowski; Fairbanks community mourns fallen officer; What is an ‘independent’ candidate this election? ; PFD automatic voter registration could increase turnout but cost is unknown; Insurance rate jumps 35 percent for those switching from Moda to Premera; EPA fines two fuel terminals for clean air violations; Dutch Harbor remains nation’s top fishing port; Longtime Anchorage Costume store closes doors after Halloween Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 28, 2016

With money from Murkowski, GOP goes after Miller; Libertarian VP candidate Bill Weld in Anchorage this week; Mushers frustrated over cell phones on Iditarod trail; Alaska DOC Commissioner to stop in Haines as part of a 15-town visit; New guidelines for Hawk Inlet draw criticism; For Trump volunteer, Clinton presidency raises fears of 'Last Days'; AK: Protecting the environment and preserving the heritage of Denali's dogs; 49 Voices: Starla Heim of Anchorage Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016

Mental Health Trust board push for restructure, prompts resignation by long-time CEO ; Anchorage attorney accuses Justice Thomas of 1999 groping; University of Alaska seeks cuts to skiing and indoor track programs; For this Anchorage Republican, Johnson trumps Trump; Native artisans worry ivory bans in other states could reverberate in Alaska; Licenses for sport fishing, hunting and trapping to increase in price next year; Ask a Climatologist: In Anchorage, first snow is right on schedule; Glacial fjords home to surprise coral, but maybe not for long Listen Now