Curbside pickup could be coming to Alaska’s marijuana stores, as control board advances emergency regulations

Right now, sales are only allowed to take place as they normally would -- inside the store. But, if Governor Mike Dunleavy approves the board's emergency regulations, that will change.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Sept. 30, 2019

A faith-based women's shelter declares victory in its legal battle with the city of Anchorage. And Alaska Airlines is no longer the country's least-polluting domestic air carrier.

Alaska, oil companies to determine economic viability of gasline within 60 days

Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he didn’t hear much interest in Alaska’s gasline at a conference in Texas. But he did hear interest from companies in investing in North Slope oil.

Weather, land rule cancel Tustumena 200 race

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A lack of winter weather — and a lack of flexibility in the federal Wilderness Act — will mean a lack of the Kenai Peninsula's premiere mushing race this year. The Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race, scheduled for Jan. 30, has been canceled. Download Audio

‘A lot of strange haircuts’: Alaskans are getting shaggy, creative and desperate

Many Alaskans have lowered their standards for their haircuts or gotten creative during the state-mandated closure of hair salons.

Catholic Church struggling to fill rural Alaska priest positions

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The Catholic Church is trying to address a priest shortage that’s hitting hard in its rural Alaska parishes. The Fairbanks Catholic Diocese, which oversees...

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.

RUNNING: 2021 Anchorage School Board Race – issues and candidate Q&A responses

UPDATE: Candidate responses to Alaska Public Media's 2021 School Board Candidate questionnaire are now available at Running 2021. Sixteen candidates are running; 12 responded...

Restaurants can open, but doing it safely is complicated, owners say, and many are taking it slow

The risks are high. Logistics are complicated. Rules and best practices are unclear. Safety gear is in short supply. Rushing it, they say, doesn't seem wise.

‘Most wanted’ child pornographer apprehended by Fairbanks Airport police

On Monday morning, Fairbanks International Airport Police Officers arrested 40-year-old Kevin Trask, who had been on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's most wanted list, and was evading police since 2012.

The Alaska Fisheries Report With Jay Barrett

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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.
A whiite man holds a bald eagle in a blanket

Bald eagle euthanized after being found hanging upside down near Juneau’s airport

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The bald eagle was rescued using a fire truck ladder, but it was determined that its previous injuries prevented the eagle from hunting or fishing and that it likely was already starving.

State is allowing Bering Sea fishermen to quarantine on boats. A similar plan from an oil company was denied.

Out-of-state fishing industry workers are supposed to quarantine in their home communities before coming to Alaska, and again once they get on their vessels. But some worry that they could get exposed during air travel to the remote fishing communities.

Exercise near Deadhorse to test paratroopers’ ability to operate in cold

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About 200 paratroopers from Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson (JBER) will drop into Deadhorse Tuesday as part of a joint Army-Air Force rapid-deployment exercise that’ll include Stryker Brigade soldiers and equipment from Fort Wainwright. 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

Sen. Sullivan votes to advance Haaland nomination

The vote was just procedural but it clears the way for a final vote Monday.
The state ferry Columbia will soon sail south for repairs to a damaged propeller. That will leave Southeast with fewer port calls. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)

AMHS budget cuts jeopardize local ocean acidification testing

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Researchers now hope to move the project to the Kennicott.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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Feds charge six tied to white supremacist prison gang in Alaska; Dunleavy relents, will pick new judge from council nominees; Dunleavy pitches budget plans during 'roadshow' event in Anchorage; Years of budget cuts transform University of Alaska system; State attorneys clear trooper in Nikolaevsk shooting; Sitka herring seiners stand down from further test fishing; HAARP goes artsy
A vlacno with smoke coming out in the backgroud

Study: Temperature changes on volcano sides could predict eruptions years in advance

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A University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist led development of a new technique to predict volcanic eruptions years in advance, using satellite imagery to track small changes in temperature on lands around the base of a volcano.