State lawyers want the Supreme Court to reverse the lower court's decision to allow the Stand for Salmon ballot initiative to move forward. Listen now
Anchorage is home to one of Alaska’s most popular peaks—Flattop Mountain. But all those hikers have done a lot of damage to the landscape. So this summer and fall, volunteers have been working hard to rebuild the final section of the trail. Listen now
The meeting was public -- sort of. It wasn't easily accessible. There was no way to call in. The legislative information office, or LIO, was closed for the state holiday. So the meeting wasn't streamed like others are during the legislative session.
The money Newtok was counting on will likely go to Butte and Sutton, in the Mat-Su Borough, instead. Listen now
Alaska and its tribes sign child services compact; Day one of AFN sees rousing speeches on fiscal crisis and "Strength in Unity"; U.S. Senate votes against striking ANWR-related provision from Republican budget resolution; Newtok says a state agency is standing in the way of millions of dollars of relocation funding; Igiugig making slow progress on offsetting diesel consumption with renewable energy; Same building, new name: Sayéik Gastineau Community School; Ask a Climatologist: La Nina could make winter feel like winter in Alaska Listen now
On the first full day of the AFN convention, delegates heard an impassioned speech from Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott focused on the state’s fiscal situation and a keynote address highlighting the convention's theme -- "Strength in Unity." Listen now
Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Karl Kassel said the buildup associated with two squadrons of F-35 warplanes that’ll be coming to Eielson Air Force Base in a couple of years will offset decreases in population and state funding that are both being driven by Alaska’s recession-wracked economy. Listen now
A Skagway resident narrowly elected to a seat on the borough assembly violated state disclosure laws three times. That’s according to Alaska Public Offices Commission staff. They determined Dan Henry has failed to disclose his income, debt, and now, gifts from a private company.
Parent company North Pacific Seafoods settles with EPA for failing to report stored ammonia, and will pay $46,000 and spend $175,000 on energy efficiency upgrades. Listen now
With the Trump administration, King Cove is looking into new options to make their dream of a road to Cold Bay a reality. But environmental groups argue the road would harm wildlife in the Izembek Refuge and any plan should require public input and Congressional approval. Listen now
Anchorage has a plan to end homelessness, but its implementation is just beginning. As community leaders dig into the details of solving one of the city's toughest problems, getting everyone on the same page is bound to complicated. So they're starting with a conversation. But what do people who are experiencing homelessness say?
Federal, state and Anchorage officials roll out "Alaska Anti-Violent Crime Strategy"; King Cove and feds exploring options to build King Cove Road without Congressional approval; All seven resolutions passed on final day of Elders and Youth conference; Iditarod names Joseph Redington, Jr. 2018 Honorary Musher; Dogs test positive for drugs in Alaska's Iditarod; Fish and Game looks to secure water rights along major state rivers; Eielson showcases F-35 as Alaskan command chief emphasizes its lethality, deployability; Red Salmon Cannery dinged for Clean Air Act violation; Sitka's Alaska Day soundtrack includes pipes and drums Listen now
The state’s top law-enforcement officials are rolling out a new initiative aimed at curbing violent crime in Alaska. At its heart is more collaboration between federal, state, and local officials. Listen now
Through simple voice votes, delegates at the 2017 Elders and Youth Conference passed all seven of the resolutions brought to the floor. Listen now
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is securing water rights along Alaska’s major rivers. The Alaska Department of Natural Resources is currently taking public input on water reservation rights applications covering two stretches of the Tanana River near Fairbanks. Listen now
The Iditarod Trail Committee Board of Directors has named Joseph “Joee” Redington, Jr. the 2018 Honorary Musher. Redington passed away in August and was the oldest son of Joseph Redington, Sr., often called the “Father of the Iditarod.” Listen now
La Nina typically brings cooler and drier conditions to Alaska. And because of global warming, that may mean a more typical winter for much of the state. Listen now