The Anchorage School District prioritizes security upgrades after Tuesday's school shooting in Texas. Also, where candidates in the special election for U.S. House stand on abortion. And the Sitka resident behind the musical skills of one Spongebob Squarepants character.
The EPA proposes vetoing development of the Pebble Mine. As COVID case numbers rise, health officials urge older Alaskans to take extra precautions. And low Yukon River salmon runs could mean a season without subsistence salmon fishing.
The state's redistricting board must use a new map for this year's elections. Also, Alaska parents and pediatricians face the nationwide shortage of baby formula. And a new program uses artificial intelligence to identify humpback whales.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy picks a running mate for this year's election. Also, a structure fire spreads into nearby trees amid warm and windy weather in Anchorage. And a new community fridge could help address food insecurity in Anchorage.
The state's Office of Children’s Services has been sued over its handling of foster care. Also, Alaskans welcome Ukrainian refugees to the United States. And weeks after a landslide, the road to Lowell Point may soon be cleared.
Alaskans would get $3,200 under a budget passed by the legislature. Also, the Anchorage police union prepares to negotiate over a new body camera policy. And with thousands of Ironman race participants expected in Juneau, the city is encouraging residents to help house them.
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.