The federal government is suing the state of Alaska over its management of Kuskokwim River salmon fishing. Clean water advocates hope for new PFAS regulations by the end of the legislative session. And Pebble Mine opponents ask the Environmental Protection Agency to protect Bristol Bay.
Business owners welcome changes to the state's alcohol restrictions. Also, the University of Alaska boosted faculty salaries, but the union wants to keep negotiating. And cruise ships bring tourists and COVID cases to Southeast.
A missing seven-year-old from Kodiak is found dead a few miles from his home. Also, liberal-leaning Alaska voters worry about splitting the vote in a crowded special primary to fill Don Young's seat. And deep snowpack in the Interior last winter led an increase in wildlife deaths.
Industry leaders and politicians criticize the Biden administration's cancellation of a Cook Inlet lease sale. Also, a mom in Homer finally has some answers about her daughter, who went missing in 2019. And a "ghost barge" is free-floating down the Kuskokwim river after it froze into the river last fall.
Alaska now leads the nation in drug overdose deaths. Also, the state House still has to decide if it agrees with the Senate's budget proposal. And years after spotting a sunken ship, a diver sets out to identify it.
Alaska Democrats denounce Sen. Lisa Murkowski's opposition to a federal abortion bill. Also, Manley Hot Springs residents assess the damage after the worst flooding in years. And a Bristol Bay artist honors missing and murdered Alaska Native people.
State health officials are changing the way they fight drug overdoses. Also, how Alaska's wildland firefighters are preparing for the upcoming season. And Anchorage high school students celebrate graduation and their culture.
State senators vote to give energy relief payments on top of permanent fund dividends. Travelers adapt after a landslide blocks a road near Seward. And Alaska Native U.S. House candidates discuss rural issues in Bethel.
Some anti-abortion advocates doubt a constitutional convention will bring a state ban. Also, Alaska’s largest electric utility fires its CEO less than a month after hiring him. And what happened to Juneau's Taco Bell?
Anchorage police ask for help in two cases, including one that involves a missing child. Also, tuberculosis cases surge in the Y-K Delta amid a nurse shortage. And recognizing the signs of eating disorders in young people.
Little has changed since the Anchorage Police and Fire Departments committed to hiring a more diverse staff. Also, how the U.S. Army is working to reduce suicide rates among Alaska's soldiers. The rules and regulations around a favorite tourist activity: whale-watching.
A monoclonal antibody clinic is under scrutiny for its billing and a rent-free deal with the city of Anchorage. Also, Alaskan and Canadian organizers of the Yukon Quest break up over dog care rules. And the latest in the debate over logging in the Tongass National Forest.
The mayor of Pilot Station dies falling through the ice on the Yukon River. Also, ventilation problems forced an Alaska Native charter school in Anchorage to move into a high school. And University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists study how water got from Earth to the moon.
Santa Claus could be a frontrunner in the special election for Alaska's U.S. House seat. Barriers to exempting food from Juneau's sales tax. Tenants in Sitka's largest apartment building wait over a year for elevator repairs.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy says the state can save money while giving larger PFDs. Staff prepare to ship Congressman Don Young's hunting trophies from D.C. to Alaska. And how a church in Juneau became the city's emergency cold weather shelter.
Out-of-state travelers head to Southeast during a nationwide rise in COVID cases. Also, millions of honeybees die in transit on their way to Alaska. And a trip to Yakutat, home to one of the state's best surf breaks.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine brings work among Arctic nations to a halt. Also, Juneau residents and business owners welcome the first cruise ship of the season. And large cruise ships save money by burning cheaper, dirtier fuel.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy doubts Interior Secretary Deb Haaland will approve the King Cove road. Also, the state's first missing and murdered indigenous persons investigator is a veteran of the troopers. And years after a man was charged with illegally fishing near his Annette Island home, legal questions remain.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Considers her position on the King Cove road after a visit this week. Also, a new film shows the never-ending work of cleaning up ocean plastic. And biologists are counting clams to see if a Kenai Peninsula fishery can reopen.
Republicans look ahead to ranked-choice voting at a convention in Fairbanks. Also, a bill changing marijuana possession charges passes the state House. And the National Park Service gears up for Denali climbing season.