Woman Drowns In Prince William Sound Boating Accident

A boat with five people aboard sank after hitting a rock in Prince William Sound Sounday. A man and three children were rescued by the Coast Guard but a woman drowned. She is identified as Cathleen Powell. The 32-foot craft hit the rock off Crafton Island outside Eshamy Lagoon.

Yakutat spring troll fishery closed. Again.

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has canceled the Yakutat Bay spring troll fishery for the third year running. Melissa Marconi-Wentzel, KCAW - Sitka

Mat-Su Assembly Approves Money For M/V Susitna Upkeep

The Mat-Su Borough Assembly has voted to approve more than $65,000 for the upkeep costs of the M/V Susitna. The prototype ferry was constructed by the U.S. Navy, and was acquired by the Borough in order to provide a means of crossing the Knik Arm. The plan to construct suitable docking facilities never came to be, and the ferry remains moored in Ketchikan. Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

Legislators, candidates and party officials respond to campaign finance reports; Murkowski, Sullivan resign GOP posts after denouncing Trump; workers hopeful as Agrium takes steps to reopen its Kenai Peninsula plant; hoping for jobs and lower fuel costs, an Alaska Native Corporation explores for gas; tribe explores 'self-determination' options in downtown Craig; Fairbanks discusses changing the name of an elementary school; ferry storage costs close to a half-million dollars; Alaska Women Speak and growing with the times Listen Now

Searchers Find Body of Missing Snowmachiner

Associated Press They have found the body of a woman missing since last Friday from a snowmachine that went through the ice near Teller.   The...

Multi-partisan House majority takes shape

The newly-formed House majority is working out who will fill its committee seats. Meanwhile, the majority coalition is still trying to add more Republican members who are currently in the minority.

Troopers Seek Help In Musk Ox Investigation

Alaska State Troopers seek the public’s help in getting information about the musk ox found shot dead Oct. 20 across the river near Bethel. The poaching has also been on the mind of Bethel city council member Mark Springer.

Rural villages discuss Citgo fuel donation

Regional non-profit organizations from rural Alaska met in Anchorage today to talk about this year’s Citgo heating fuel donation. They are making a video...

Musher Finds Success Creating ‘Team Williams’ Legacy

Angela Denning-Barnes, KYUK – Bethel Only a handful of mushers from Western Alaska run the Iditarod. One of them—Mike Williams Jr. – is...

Ralph Pasana and Asia Harmeling

Asia Harmeling and Ralph Pasana talk about why they chose nursing. Ralph shares the memory when, as a teen one day, he wanted to spend time with friends rather than care for his grandmother and how that episode influences his work as a nurse today. LISTEN HERE

Nationwide Blood Shortage Hits Alaska

The Blood Bank is critically low in five different blood types, O negative, O positive, A positive, B negative, and AB negative.

Is Bogoslof Volcano done erupting?

Bogoslof Volcano is back at a low-level “advisory” for the first time since it began erupting more than three months ago. Listen now

Alaska News Nightly: November 11, 2014

Alaska Division of Elections Begins Counting Absentee, Questioned Ballots; Claman increases lead in House District 21 race; Archaeological Findings Could Shed Light On Alaska's Early Residents; The Job Hunt Is On As Military Members Transition Back To Civilian Life; BC Official Says Mine Concerns Heard, Critics Disagree; Filmmaker Documents Emotional Toll Of Caring For Alzheimer's Patients; Tlingit Code Talkers Honored At Veterans Day Ceremony In Juneau; After 70 Years, WWII Dog Tag Discovered on Bering Sea Coast is Returning Home Download Audio

Coast Guard rescues four men from grounded fishing vessel

The Coast Guard rescued four men from a grounded fishing vessel in the Aleutian Islands this afternoon. Anne Hillman, KUCB - Unalaska Download Audio

Zombie crabs: Barnacle infects king crab populations

Zombies are real. They’re walking around on the bottom of Alaska’s ocean, mindlessly incubating the next generation of creatures that will, in turn, create even more zombies.

Bipartisan bill aims to improve Alaska students’ reading skills

Alaska lawmakers announced a bipartisan bill on Wednesday that’s intended to improve students’ reading skills.

A plea to DC: Save the Tongass plan

Congress recently learned it has the power to overturn the amended plan for the Tongass National Forest. A Juneau business owner flew to Washington, D.C. with a message for Alaska's Congressional delegation: "Don't." Listen now

Vessel Grounding Prompts Salmon Hatchery Observation

The Coast Guard is closely watching the Main Bay Salmon Hatchery, 40 miles southeast of Whittier, following the nearby grounding of a fish tender in the Western Prince William Sound. The Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a report Monday morning that the Raidawn was taking on water after hitting a rock in the area. Coast Guard spokesperson Lieutenant Allie Ferko says the Good Samaritan vessel, Bipolar, was in the area to assist the Coast Guard.

Alaska Supreme Court To Consider Healy-Area LNG License Appeal

The Alaska Supreme Court is scheduled to hear an appeal of a Healy area natural gas license. The high court will consider the appeal filed by the Denali Citizens Council on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Download Audio

Elfin Cove Buildings Destroyed in Fire

Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO – Juneau An Elfin Cove lodge, restaurant and another building were destroyed by fire over the weekend. Jim Wild says he was awakened...