Governor Walker announced today that he is suspending his campaign for reelection. That leaves a two-person race for governor between Republican Mike Dunleavy and Democrat Mark Begich. Listen now
Wrangell’s city manager’s recent decision to hire a sitting Assembly member raised eyebrows. Listen now
While recessions in other energy-dependent states have come and gone, Alaska’s economy has yet to recover. Listen now
A 3.6 magnitude earthquake centered about 12 miles from the slides was recorded at 7:04 a.m. Sunday. The first report of the highway mudslide came just 25 minutes later. Listen now
The first day of the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in Anchorage saw protests and a high-level apology. Listen now
The Department of Fish and Game’s hatchery-wild research project is due to release the first round of several genetic reports in the coming months, which will inform the board’s discussion on hatchery fish. Listen now
Sweeney called for continued vigilance against drug use in Native communities. "I am committed to finding new ways for the BIA to be engaged in protecting our Alaska Native villages," she said. Listen now
The city of Seward is prepared to make an emergency declaration following several days of heavy rainfall and flooding. The city council will meet Friday to vote on the formal declaration. Listen now
Teachers in the Anchorage School District are working without a contract, and in negotiations for a new one. The parties are in mediation Oct. 18 and 19. Listen now
It's the first time in more than a century with no recorded snow -- not even a trace -- this late in October, as of Tuesday the 16th. On top of that, warm weather across the state is setting marks for the latest freeze date on record. We thought this called for an emergency installment of Ask a Climatologist and called our resident climatologist, UAF's Brian Brettschneider. He talked to Alaska Public Media’s Casey Grove. Listen now
Alaska lobbyists have been breaking an anti-corruption law by helping political candidates promote their fundraising events, according to a preliminary opinion from the state’s campaign finance watchdog. Listen now
One of the first presentations to open AFN this year includes honoring a Mountain Village law enforcement officer. Village Police Officer Anna Bill will receive the 2018 Shirley Demientieff Award. Listen now
She spoke at the annual tribal conference, held today at the Egan Center to kick of the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, which starts tomorrow. Listen now
Democratic candidate for Alaska Governor Mark Begich said, like many Alaskans, he was surprised by Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott’s abrupt resignation and withdrawal from the campaign. Listen now
The population growth trend spreads across Western and Northern Alaska.
The news of Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott's resignation Tuesday had a lot of people wondering what will happen next. And that includes Matt Buxton, who is the editor of the online blog Midnight Sun. He also covered the legislature for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner during the Walker-Mallott administration.