Zoe Grueskin, KTOO - Juneau
Disappointed by the last round of union negotiations, airline workers again rallied at airports across the west coast, including Juneau International Airport.
Unlike other members of the cabinet, the education commissioner is not directly appointed by the governor. Instead, the choice is made by the Alaska Board of Education. The governor confirms the board’s pick.
The three-day language summit brought together nearly 80 speakers of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian languages: Lingít, X̱aad Kíl and Sm’algyax.
Alaska has a federal mandate to provide language assistance to voters who need it. This year, full ballot translations are available in 10 languages, including eight Alaska Native languages and dialects. Listen now
Seabirds have once again been found washed up on beaches in Western Alaska. Listen now
An unknown volume of diesel fuel has spilled in Savoonga. Listen now
Record low levels of ice have changed how the Bering Sea looks throughout the year. Now, scientists want to know if that will also change how the sea sounds. Listen now
Allen Moore is the first musher to reach Eagle checkpoint. He checked in with a full team of dogs at 11:10 this morning. The two-time Quest champion has maintained first position in the international sled dog race since the wee hours of Sunday morning. Listen now
October 31 marks the end of the Coast Guard’s annual operations in the Arctic. Listen now
Commercial salmon fishermen across the state have had a “banner year.” Listen now