Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media

The Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel to Whittier. (Flickr Creative Commons photo by Travis)

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

Lawmakers juggle ideas on alternatives to Walker's PFD cut; Whittier Tunnel closed after rocks fall, repairs underway; US Senate candidates debate Arctic issues in Barrow; A week after return to duty, Fairbanks police Chief back on leave; State's anti-discrimination agency under scrutiny; Defense Secretary halts Pentagon recall of bonuses from California National Guard service members; Kenai Borough Assembly overrides mayor's veto of invocation policy resolution; 722 days after vote, Alaska’s first pot shop opens Saturday; Young Clinton fan 'totes' her support Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016

Walker puts the brakes on issuing bonds to pay pensions; For the first time, Pick.Click.Give. donations take a dip; More than a decade later, one man’s discrimination case is still in limbo; Fairbanks campus rape case draws scrutiny; Alaskan investment mogul David Rubenstein launches prime-time TV talk show; Federal grant to bolster Alaska's aviation, health care apprenticeships; LEDs will light up Homer Harbor next year Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Oct. 24, 2016

Court ruling keeps bearded seals on Endangered Species List; Alaska GOP accuses Joe Miller of campaign finance violations; absentee and early voting opens for general election; anti-incumbent mood could threaten Republican-led House majority; your U.S. senator is a chairman. What does that do for you?; Central Council, state working to expand tribal court jurisdiction; three bears shot and killed in Sitka neighborhood; Homer Folk School teaches skills in carpentry, gardening and medicine Listen Now
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Algo Nuevo October 23, 2016

Here’s the Sunday, October 23nd, 2016 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave, send email to algonuevo@alaskapublic.org or post your comment at the bottom of this post.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announces inclusion of Native communities in land management; Sen. Sullivan address water concerns at AFN; joint state-tribal wellness court officially established; Anchorage Senate race pits labor leader against staunch industry supporter; Bethel drug bust nets 7 adults; Kenai Borough Assembly invocation policy is unconstitutional, says ACLU; Big tobacco stands trial in Bethel court; JPD finds explosive device in impounded car being prepped for auction; bringing science home: In St. Paul, a former student becomes the teacher; AK: The crafty side of AFN; 49 Voices: Josh Lynch of Fairbanks Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

AFN convention opens with awards and keynote address; Interior Secretary Jewell to address AFN Friday; Rural opioid and heroin addiction discussed; right-to-farm Supreme Court arguments heard at Colony High School; as objection hearings wrap, countdown to new Tongass plan; Skagway celebration marks completion of fiber-optic cable installation; following month of leave, Fairbanks police chief returns to work; Bethel Catholic priest died of natural causes rather than fire says medical examiner; potential Wrangell pot business applies for licenses; in St. Paul, this Alaskan vows 'Never Trump'; will this winter be snowy? don't believe anyone who says they know for sure Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

Alaska’s largest Native organization endorses Clinton for president, first endorsement in history; Nikiski residents in limbo after LNG land grab; after five days, Moose Fire nearly half contained; in Anchorage, a Trump supporter keeps the faith; marijuana fees generate funds for student travel in Sitka; Kodiak Police Department chooses new camera model for body-worn camera program; Master Of Alaska details life of Aleksandr Baranov Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

Man arrested for shooting of Fairbanks police officer; really? Alaska in play in presidential race?; firefighters work to continue fighting Moose Creek wildfire; Anchorage police investigate 2 early morning robberies; Sullivan plans Senate field hearing on ivory sales; tribal leaders discuss placing lands into trust during opening day discussions for Leaders Summit; Day Two of Elders and Youth conference in Fairbanks; after Haines and Skagway visit, Walker says he's close to Juneau Access Road decision; squirmy sustainability: one man’s mission to fix a common problem Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

Fairbanks police officer in stable condition after suffering multiple gunshot wounds; late-season fire burning near Sutton; Elders and Youth conference kicks off today in Fairbanks; for Caelus CEO, North Slope ‘big find’ wouldn’t be the first; Juneau beats Fairbanks to first snowfall for first time in 70+ years; Anchorage Police Department participating in national police data initiative; Dillingham protesters prevail with city council on liquor license transfer; Homer man charged in "Poopdeck Trail" murder case; Kenai residents voice opposition to new Borough invocation policy Listen Now
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Algo Nuevo October 16, 2016

Here’s the Sunday, October 16nd, 2016 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave, send email to algonuevo@alaskapublic.org or post your comment at the bottom of this post.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

Barrow votes to change name to Utqiagvik; Wielechowski, Kastner fight for votes in East Anchorage; Trump, Johnson miss deadline for state's election pamphlet; lynch-pin of legal pot is nearly ready, but major transportation questions remain; what happened to Anchorage's Spice epidemic?; AK: Transformation through fire, a state-wide mask tour comes to an end; 49 Voices: Kate Mongeon of Eureka Listen Now

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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

AGDC board asks president tough questions about gasline’s future; house fire in Chefornak results in the death of Catholic priest; Fisheries panel hears transboundary mine concerns; Russian aggression unlikely to hit Arctic, say security experts; salvaged whale takes flight at Kincaid Park; new Southeast atlas identifies valuable habitat and threats; the numbers are in on Juneau’s economy; details of Togiak crash remain few as NTSB investigates; Ski Land renaissance; with Bristol Bay Borough donation, Little Angels Childcare Academy one step closer to opening Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

Supreme Court declares Dean Westlake winner of House District 40 Primary race; Fairbanks advocates file another lawsuit against EPA over air quality; search commences for missing Fairbanks man; aggressive bears concern Sitka Police; a ton of junk removed from Togiak National Wildlife Refuge; down year for BSAI crab fisheries; Southeast weather: exceedingly beautiful and very unusual; Building Fires in The Snow Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

Legislators, candidates and party officials respond to campaign finance reports; Murkowski, Sullivan resign GOP posts after denouncing Trump; workers hopeful as Agrium takes steps to reopen its Kenai Peninsula plant; hoping for jobs and lower fuel costs, an Alaska Native Corporation explores for gas; tribe explores 'self-determination' options in downtown Craig; Fairbanks discusses changing the name of an elementary school; ferry storage costs close to a half-million dollars; Alaska Women Speak and growing with the times Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

State says first federal trust status application filed; one last chance to protest at the end of an era for the Tongass; Pew report sees Alaska ahead of other states in its ‘sovereign wealth fund’; GOP unites behind Trump after weekend defections; troopers investigate death of woman in Willow home; commissioner turns down challenge of predator control rules; grant issued to hospitals for offering legal aid to patients; canoe steaming carries on Tlingit and Haida tradition; arson suspected in Sunday morning market fire in Dillingham; mushroom hunting brings risks and rewards Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 7, 2016

Walker administration looks to sell billions in bonds to pay for pensions; Walker to return to S. Korea to pitch gasline plan; Amb. Balton: Focus grows on Arctic Council; walruses return to Point Lay – but this year, they’re late; White House honors Sitkan as champion of fisheries; British Columbia, Alaska sign transboundary mine agreement; FEMA to fund landslide mapping for Sitka; Learn & Grow seeks to improve childcare evaluation and quality statewide; AK: How do you build a swim culture where one's never existed?; 49 Voices: Jacqui Lambert of Kotzebue Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016

Judge reverses House District 40 primary, gives Nageak a two-vote edge; senators want to forever bar offshore rigs from Arctic; US wants to strengthen agreement to ban Arctic Ocean fishing; Conoco aims to up North Slope production with new drilling rig; ISER study analyzes economic impacts of state cuts, taxes; proposed Donlin Gold mine runs afoul of the Iditarod dog mushing community; new bed bug infestation at UAF residence halls; putting Alaska's nursing home deficiencies in context; White Horse, an essay about sexual assault trauma Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016

Mat-Su votes are in, ban on marijuana growth out; after vote, Anchorage could see first pot shop by late October; Fairbanks likely to have new mayor; Juneau access road proves to be point of contention among officials; Wasilla legislator plans bill to restore dividend amount; Snow Trac program issues final grants after being vetoed; Fish and Game conservative in herring forecast; online fundraiser nets nearly $50k for erosion control project at Delta-area park; Brotherhood, Sisterhood prep for convention

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016

Caelus announces big oil find on North Slope; Catholic Church announces Alaska's next Archbishop; due to funding reductions, Alaska DOT cuts back on maintenance; Walker requests expedited review of Permanent Fund lawsuit; Chuitna mine application changes may muddy a lengthy process; Alaska to receive federal grant to process over 1000 untested sexual assault kits; outside health experts stress low infection risk from YKHC dental instruments; to cut costs, UAF merges Journalism and Communications majors; Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters Listen Now