Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 29, 2022

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.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 28, 2022

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.
people looking at bees

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 27, 2022

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.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

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.
A 32=foot gilnetter sails in blue waters next to green spruce-covered mountains.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 25, 2022

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.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 22, 2022

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.
A tan colored mountain with a road on the side in blue skies with snow-covered mountains in the background.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 21, 2022

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.
A giant snowy mountain

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 20, 2022

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.
A man in a suit and tie at a lectern

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Sen. Dan Sullivan promotes the King Cove road and Arctic drilling in his address to the legislature. Also, Native leaders call for land acknowledgements at Fairbanks city council meetings. And how school counselors are supporting students' mental health.
A person holds baby chicks in their hands

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 18, 2022

How an increase in short-term rentals impacts the housing market in Juneau. Bird flu has swept across the lower 48, and Alaskan biologists are on the lookout. And students test their knowledge at the tenth annual Yup'ik spelling bee.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 15, 2022

A new opioid treatment program in Juneau is the first of its kind in Southeast. Also, how a volcano could help power an Aleutian community. And birch tree sap harvesters in Talkeetna face effects of a warming climate.
Harbor seals rest on ice near South Sawyer Glacier in 2007. New federal guidelines suggest, but don’t require, vessels to stay about 500 yards away from the marine mammals to lessen disturbances. (Photo courtesy NOAA’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center)

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 14, 2022

State officials are investigating human remains discovered by a construction crew in Haines. Also, a new study shows the number of spills at Alaska's mines may be higher than expected. And after COVID put studies on hold, scientists are surveying ice seals in the Bering Sea.
A seining boat tows bags of something in the ocean on a partly cloudy day

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Anne Garland Young endorses state Sen. Josh Revak to replace her late husband in Congress. Also, business leaders plan to build up Alaska's mariculture industry. And Wrangell high school students' shoe designs could win them $50,000.
An open Parking lot with various cars in it and trees surrounding.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Homeless families in Anchorage are living in hotel rooms, waiting for more permanent housing. Remembering trail blazing Alaska politician Arliss Sturgulewski. And Delta Junction is preparing to welcome Ukranian refugees to town.
a person wearing camo, jeans, and an American flag shirt holds a firearm near a door and another firearm is visible above him

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 11, 2022

Many of Sarah Palin's former supporters say they won't vote for her in the U.S. House race. Also, the state has started testing wildlife for COVID-19, including beluga, caribou and bears. And Hugh Neff wins Alaska's last major sled dog race of the season.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 8, 2022

A man who threatened Alaska's senators last year is sentenced to prison. Also, leaders from around the world meet in Anchorage to discuss Arctic policy. And the Alaska Folk Festival returns to Juneau for the first time in two years.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 7, 2022

Sen. Lisa Murkowski votes to confirm judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. Also, the state House passes a budget amendment cutting Medicaid funding for abortions. And Juneau considers ending its relationship with a sister city in Russia.
a person receives a ballot from an election worker

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Results for the Anchorage municipal election start to come in. Also, tribes could run pilot project schools under a bill passed by the state Senate. And a hiker survives falling more than one thousand feet down a snowy peak in Sitka.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Anchorage voters head to polling places and drop boxes on election day. Plus, a massive overhaul of the state's alcohol laws nears the finish line.
Seen from the balcony, a tall man hands something to a woman in front of a stage

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 4, 2022

State leaders remember Don Young at a memorial service in Anchorage. Also, masks become optional at schools in Juneau. And how one woman helped revive Yup'ik dancing in Napaskiak.