Alaska state ferry supporters come out in force

A long procession of Alaskans signed up to testify Tuesday over the future of the state’s ferry system.

$23M Paratrooper Drill Sets Off From Alaska to Australia

Drill involving 33,000 members of the military across three continents takes 425th Airborne Brigade to the opposite side of the globe. Download Audio

Anchorage School Board votes to repair two quake-damaged Eagle River schools

The Anchorage School Board voted unanimously Monday night to repair two schools damaged by last November's earthquake.

Wrangell moves forward on new water treatment plant

The new plant should be up in running in three years.

The Alaska Fisheries Report With Jay Barrett

Friday, August 12 @ 2:30pm Coming up this week, the makers of Frankenfish push back against their detractors; changes are afoot at the University of Alaska's Fisheries Technology Center, and which gear group whine the most.

Number of bears at Brooks Falls may depend on the size of the salmon run

Officials at Brooks Camp in the Katmai National Park have noticed a lot more young bears have returned to the area this summer and it could have something to do with salmon. A park service biologist is conducting a study to try and figure out if there's a connection with the size of annual salmon runs and the amount of bear's that return to Brooks River annually. Listen now

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Dunleavy keeps open court seat, questions nomination process; Lawmakers, open meeting advocates criticize conditions on attending Gov. Dunleavy meetings; Dunleavy appointee to lead state environmental agency hits back at critics; China, Russia find common cause in Arctic; Foretold Disaster – the Exxon Valdez oil spill; Anchorage efforts to reduce homelessness see success, challenges; Wild dogs take down muskox near Toksook Bay; Racist graffiti targets Homer restaurant owners; Eagles fly free as Alaska Raptor Center rings in spring

The Blob expands from Gulf of Alaska to Baja California

Scientists are watching for how a warmer North Pacific Ocean could affect weather and climate this year. There could also be significant impacts to marine life, including species that form the basis for Alaska’s commercial fisheries. Download Audio:

Nome woman arrested after confronting Dunleavy at airport

During Governor Mike Dunleavy's visit to Nome yesterday, which was one of his scheduled “roadshow” stops around the state, he was greeted at the airport by Brenda Evak, who was ultimately taken away in handcuffs for alleged disorderly conduct.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Pointing at Pebble, EPA leader looks to rein in agency’s veto power; Locals react to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows employees to opt out of union dues; First Y-K Delta tribe marches against Donlin Gold in Bethel; Governor’s climate change task force adds science education to draft plan; Assembly rejects pot tax hike, tightens unlawful camp rules; Housing expert: Many Sitkans struggle to make rent; Excursion Inlet cannery ramps up frozen fish production; Scientists study spring transition in Bering Strait waters Listen now

Anchorage keeps liberal-leaning Assembly, says no to alcohol tax in initial municipal results

In unofficial results for Tuesday’s Municipal election in Anchorage, two Anchorage Assembly members handily won reelection, while three new faces will join the local municipal body.

LISTEN: A NOAA research vessel, docked in Nome, offers a peek into multi-year Arctic fish study

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel Ocean Starr made a stop in Nome before the third and final leg of the Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Program, a multi-year study of fish species in the Chukchi sea.

State petitions federal government to delist Arctic ringed seals under Endangered Species Act

In the latest chapter of an ongoing debate over the status of Arctic ringed seals, the state of Alaska has petitioned the federal government to take them off the list of threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

Man accused of documenting woman’s killing pleads not guilty

Smith faces charges of murder, sexual assault and evidence tampering in the death of 30-year-old Kathleen Henry.

The Housing Continuum: Building a vibrant community Part 3

This week, we hear about policy efforts that are underway to address Anchorage’s priority housing issues, as well as how community members can get involved. Thanks for listening!

Iditapod: Top-5 Mushers Sprint for the Coast

In Episode 12, we talk about Mitch Seavey taking the lead, the Iditarod's international contingent, and we hear harrowing Iditasport tales.

Final Pebble hearing draws mix of views

A sizable minority of speakers - maybe one in three - argued in favor of the mine, saying the state needs the jobs. Others, like Emily Taylor, said the mine threatens the salmon runs of Bristol Bay.

Fairbanks Man Travels, Writes In Dangerous Places

A Fairbanks man has found adventure traveling and writing overseas. Download Audio

Wintergreens prepares to open the first marijuana lounge in Haines

Alaska is poised to become the first state to regulate cannabis cafes. The state’s Marijuana Control Board is now accepting applications for onsite consumption. That’s despite uncertainty stemming from recent board appointees by Governor Mike Dunleavy’s administration.

Lake Street bear’s rare tear sparks neighborhood scare

That lake-lurking bear has been particularly active, even destroying property and eating poultry. And it’s not the only one.