AVTEC Nursing Programs Cut

AVTEC, the state's vocational and technical school with campuses in Seward and Anchorage, will be losing programs due to the budget ax. Download Audio

Actress comes to Anchorage to play her favorite role: foster child advocate

Alaska continues to have an abundance of foster children and a shortage of foster parents. This week actress, dancer and former foster...

Ballot Measure One: Anti-Corruption or Citizen Gag?

Next Tuesday's primary election contains two ballot measures. Backers of Ballot Measure One tout it as a much needed anti-corruption tool directed...

Alaskans Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Alaskans celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior’s birthday with songs and remarks from state and local leaders. Download Audio

Pilot probation program targets likely violators

If the goal of probation is to help former criminals start new lives and not re-offend, then too often the system doesn't work. ...

Settlement restores bridge status

A settlement reached yesterday has put the Knik Arm Bridge project back on the short-range list of the Anchorage transportation plan. Len Anderson, KSKA -...

Assembly shapes conflict of interest response

Most Anchorage Assembly regular meetings have a familiar pattern, but not the last one.  The session was anything but "business as normal." Len Anderson, KSKA...

New Prelim ASD Budget Reinstates Middle School Model

Anchorage School Board passed a preliminary budget that includes planning time for all middle school teachers and more than 60 new positions. But it's not final until the state legislature passes their final budget later this spring.

Anchorage advocacy group assembles to combat equal rights ordinance rollback

A coalition of Anchorage advocacy groups, unions and faith organizations is mobilizing to oppose an ongoing effort to roll back parts of the city's equal rights ordinance. Listen now

Land Use Issues Mark Mat Su Borough District Two Race

A political upstart is challenging a Matanuska Susitna Borough Assembly incumbent in Tuesday's election. The District Two race highlights the clash between newcomers who want to keep things rural, and old timers who favor an industrial future.

Vote Gap Between Murkowski and Miller Narrows Slightly

The absentee ballot count today in the Republican U.S. Senate primary shows a slight narrowing of the gap between Lisa Murkowski and...
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Anchorage Assembly weighs how to fill the mayor’s seat

On Friday evening, less than two weeks after Mayor Ethan Berkowitz resigned due to a scandal, Austin Quinn-Davidson was sworn in as the acting mayor of Anchorage. Now, the Anchorage Assembly is turning to decide how to permanently fill the mayor’s seat.

Senator Davis Campaigns to Keep Her Seat

Senator Bettye Davis is best known for her support of the Denali Kidcare Program, a state program that provides health insurance for children. She has served East Anchorage for more than a decade. Now she's being challenged in Senate District M by fellow democrat and former state representative Harry Crawford, who is campaigning hard. But Davis says she won't give up her seat without a fight.

Anchorage police ID 2nd man found dead in park

Anchorage police have released the name of a second man who was found dead in a local park over the weekend. Listen now

Man In Officer Involved Shooting Was Holding BB Gun

Anchorage police had another shooting incident Sunday evening and a man is hospitalized. The incident occurred in South Anchorage at a household on Noble Circle that police say they had been to before. The initial report was of a despondent man.

NTSB Report on Wasilla Midair Crash Inconclusive

The NTSB has released a preliminary report on a January midair collision of two light planes. Download Audio

Republicans Declare Romney Winner with Hundreds of Votes Yet to be Counted

Alaska Republicans met at locations across the state yesterday to vote on who they thought should be the Republican Presidential nominee. There are still hundreds of ballots to be counted and just 425 votes separate Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, but, as Daysha Eaton of member station KSKA reports, that doesn't seem to be stopping Republican Party Officials from declaring it a Romney victory.

Anchorage woman fears new mammogram recommendation

The U.S. Senate has voted to require health insurance companies to provide free mammograms and other preventative services to women with a 61 -...

After 7 years jailed in Mexico, Anchorage bank vault manager admits he stole $4M cash

Federal prosecutors say a former Anchorage bank vault manager who walked away from work one day in 2011 with more than $4 million -- then took the cash to Mexico, where he has been jailed ever since -- is now set to be sentenced for the crime back in Alaska.

Recorded phone call embarasses two assembly members; prompts investigation

A recorded telephone conversation has prompted the Alaska Public Offices Commission to investigate two Anchorage Assembly members for possible campaign finance and endorsement...