Compromise to avoid state shutdown could happen soon; 'Sense of relief' as cuts to UA system are less than expected; Walker signs bill granting health insurance to dependents of fallen police, firefighters; Murkowski's take on health bill? Stay tuned; Body of missing boater recovered on Bering Strait beach; “Doesn’t he know it’s frozen?” How Alaska almost overlooked Prudhoe Bay; Fish and Game shoots black bear thought to have killed 16-year-old runner; Man charged in 2015 Wasilla double murder; Alaska trail advocates warn Governor Walker of transportation funding lapses Listen now
State eyes Alaska Permanent Fund earnings draw without plan; Hilcorp picks up more acreage in Cook Inlet for oil and gas development; Borough Assembly approves funding for Port Mac repairs; Man dies in Army Corps industrial accident in Alaska; Fairbanks looks to recruit seasoned officers with $20,000 bonus; Bristol bay reacts to influx of fishermen population; Advocates opposed to mining in Bristol Bay region ramp up summer outreach; Assembly member wants to turn fallow land into an urban farm; A ‘funnybug’ holds a serious clue to Ice Age ecology Listen now
Supreme Court of Alaska hears arguments over legality of Walker's PFD veto; Alaskan appointed to help manage national fisheries; Fairbanks Police say Monday morning shooter was prepared for armed confrontation; Pogo mine field work halted after black bear attack kills worker; Searchers seek Wasilla man missing from capsized canoe; Unionized borough workers want more contract talkers; Sitka considers code changes in landslide zones; Smithsonian representatives wrap up information meetings for Native veterans memorial; Confusion over legalities is hurting Alaskan ivory market, locals say; Ask a Climatologist: Summer solstice Listen now
Sharp comments reflect ill will as Legislature starts 2nd special session; Interior Secretary reassigns top climate policy adviser; Alaska Department of Natural Resources tracks bear that killed Anchorage teenager; East Fork Fire grows to 1,300 acres; New equipment helps scientists keep tabs on Bogoslof now and study it later; Alleged gunman shot by Fairbanks police Monday morning; Former Kenai city manager dies after motorcycle crash; SEARHC land transfer advances in congressional committees; Homer City Council members survive recall effort; 2 Anchorage men die when boat capsizes near Seward; Alaska looks to reform its solitary confinement practices Listen now
Walker narrows Legislature’s focus to the budget; As swing vote on ACA repeal, Murkowski draws attention; An Anchorage program has people role-playing in a refugee camp; Climber dies of unknown illness descending Denali; Former Fairbanks DA dies in motorcycle accident; Fairbanks Borough air quality letters yield single citation; Alaska Highway Project: Memorializing civil rights legacy of black soldiers in state history; AK: World's only urban king fishery has lines casting in downtown Anchorage; 49 Voices: Albert Scott of Anchorage Listen now
With one day left in special session, little public progress on budget; Uber, Lyft cleared to launch in Alaska; Southeast tribal organization says it will support the Paris Climate Accord; Federal officials make formal apology for WWII internment of Unangan people; U.S. Senate committee advances bill to make Native tribes eligible for Amber Alert grants; Shareholders consider shrinking Sealaska board; Propeller problems postpone ferry Columbia’s return; Team Pure and Wild Freeburd wins 2017 Race to Alaska; Fiber broadband coming to Nome by year’s end, Quintillion says; Longevity crucial to teachers' impact in classroom; After over 40 years at Prudhoe Bay, general store manager to retire Listen now
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The Kenakuchuk Creek fire northeast of Okstukuk Lake likely started by lightning, and first reported by area pilots. State firefighting assets out of McGrath will monitor fire that is in a "limited protection zone."
With special session halfway over, Alaska legislators at a stalemate over budget; Season's first major wildfire burns near Tok; Alaska VA faces issues, but is making steady progress; State proposes fine for safety violations at Ahtna-owned gas exploration well; Survivors look back on the Japanese bombing of Unalaska 75 years ago; Alaska officials show no strong response to U.S. leaving the Paris accords; Demolition of Polaris building in Fairbanks on hold; Igiugig staves off opening new landfill by recycling; Warmer Kodiak seasons mean more fruit; AK: McPherson Music leaves behind a legacy of Ketchikan performers; 49 Voices: Frage Schaefer of Palmer Listen now
Murkowski talks climate change, health care during Juneau visit; Senate passes opioid addiction prevention bill by wide margin; As lawmakers mull budget, unprecedented state shutdown looms; Anchorage advocacy group assembles to combat equal rights ordinance rollback; Putin calls the recent U.S. anti-ballistic missile exercises a threat to Russia; Fairbanks project looks to restore crippled Cripple Creek; Haines Assembly sees its second resignation since April; Once-flagging Alaska space business shows signs of liftoff; Scientists discover a third species of flying squrirrel hiding in plain sight; Summers in Palmer home to Friday Fling market Listen now
Interior Secretary signs order aiming to open more of the North Slope to oil leasing; Alaska Highway 75th Anniversary: tribute to vets who helped build ‘road to civil rights’; Brown bear shot on Douglas Island — the first documented kill in decades; AT&T rolls out 4G cellular in Nome; New 'Five for Five' effort pushes Alaska Grown in front of shoppers; Sitka homeowners appeal new flood map lines; Anchorage to receive EPA grant to clean distressed properties; Improving the lives of people and dogs in rural Alaska; Unalaska sculptor wins art award as she continues 40-year career Listen now
Governor's office warns state workers of potential government shutdown; U.S. Missile Defense conducts anti-ICBM system successfully; AVCP calls for reinstating order giving tribes a voice in Northern Bering Sea development; Is Anchorage America's most diverse city? Depends on who you ask; With tug still underwater, Samson develops salvage plan; Group trying to keep Fox Spring open faces impending fundraising deadline; Forum addresses Kodiak food systems; One victim in Portland hate speech stabbing has Juneau ties; Copper River fisherman found dead; Bethel robotics team "The Moosekateers" goes to Nationals; Ask a Climatologist: Will May gloom bring summer doom? Listen now
Alaska reflects on Memorial Day; Bogoslof erupts again; aviation alert raised to red; Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says Denali name should remain; Teacher turnover costs state's school districts around $20M per year; Troopers identify 2 Juneau men in plane crash near Haines; Fairbanks police chief one of four officers involved in Thursday shooting; Quake prone cities on West Coast aim to improve countermeasures; Native groups install totem pole at Gastineau Elementary, lost cemetery; Digital restoration of The Drums Of Winter deepens colors, brings light to shadows; Petersburg school uses Minecraft video game in student led program Listen now
This weekend, Ryan Zinke makes inaugural Alaska visit as Interior Secretary; Per diems driving special session costs; Deceased members of WWII Alaska militia honored; UAF's chancellor faces tough decisions in new position; Two Interior residents missing after Yukon boating accident; Man shot by Fairbanks police after ramming into trooper, officer vehicles; Feds will take over Lower And Middle Kuskokwim beginning June 12; Fee to hike Kodiak's Termination Point removed; UAF doctoral candidate documents Yup'ik-named places for project; AK: Fire investigators train to determine how blazes begin; 49 Voices: Erik Boltman of Anchorage Listen now
Southeast Alaska spring troll fishery shut down for lack of king salmon; Young joins Afghanistan war skeptics in Congress; Hatchet-wielding man shot by Anchorage police Thursday morning; NTSB investigating helicopter crash on Herbert Glacier; What goes into Juneau's legislative budget numbers?; 220 Anchorage teachers receive layoff notices; Police say boats at PAF yard in Dillingham broken into again this winter; Many GCI customers will see internet bills go up; Delta-area dairy owners decide to stay in business, but worker shortage persists; Low pressure front near Denali Park brings snow Listen now
After a week of special session, nothing new in Juneau; JPD sends Capitol slap case to Office of Special Prosecutions; Some Homer City Coucil members weigh recall case appeal; Alaska justices rule victim can sue state's foster care; Human leg pulled from Gastineau Channel, owner unknown; Should the U.S. enter conflict with North Korea, Alaska at center of response; He's back: Former Gov. Murkowski pitches Alaska-Canada rail link (again); Sea lion feeding hot spots have reliable, not necessarily abundant, food; A conversation about death over cake and coffee; The Bard of Mooselandia: a wordsmithing wildlife worker Listen now
3 things for Alaskans to know about Trump's budget; Violent streak in Fairbanks draws concern from officials; House passes bill intended to curb opioid overdose deaths; Cape Greig walrus are back, ADF&G plans changed fishery boundary again; Navy to scan Kodiak waters for WWII explosives; Anchorage aims to ease fee on 'cottage food' industry; For the sake of the herring egg harvest, Sitka Tribe calls for smaller fishery; Grant looks to educate western and northern village children on environmental issues; Ask a Climatologist: The early arrival of ‘peak summer’ in Alaska Listen now