Establishing an Alaska green bank is one of the goals included in a draft policy, which is expected to be submitted to the governor next month.
Some advocates say it’s largely because of federal policy that some of these villages are so vulnerable to climate change in the first place. Listen now
Former lieutenant governor says the odds are strong the Republicans will win the race. Listen now
Donlin Mine takes massive step with two crucial permits; Biggest-ever earthquake recorded on North Slope; Airline employee who stole and crashed Horizon Air plane had Wasilla roots; Treadwell points to experience in campaign for governor; Alaska DOT removes political campaign signs, sparks outrage; In wake of pack-rafter incident at Wrangell St. Elias, experts highlight proper preparation; Anchorage Assembly to hear testimony on potential plastic bag ban; Decades-old federal policy placed Newtok in the path of climate change Listen now
The death of a pack-rafter in Wrangell St. Elias National Park earlier this month, has raised awareness about proper preparation for the increasingly popular sport of floating back country rivers in tiny ultralight inflatable boats. Listen now
The airline worker authorities say stole a commercial plane Friday at Sea-Tac International Airport before crashing on a Puget Sound island is a former Alaskan and 2008 graduate of Wasilla High School. Listen now
The Alaska Fire Service is floating a plan to contract with Alaska Native corporations and tribal groups to provide wildfire crews.
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
The lieutenant governor has limited duties under the state constitution: to succeed the governor if necessary, and to oversee initiatives and referendums.
High-ranking military officials highlight recruitment difficulties in Anchorage visit; Charges pending for three Katmai visitors who approached feeding brown bears; Galvin outraises Young in July; Young has more cash banked; Army Corp to announce record of decision on Donlin; State fire service looks to open partnerships with Native organziations; Could industrial hemp become the next big crop for Alaska?; Native tribes in Ketchikan tell Interior department to keep land-trust program; AK: Annual community dig brings archaeology to life in Kodiak; 49 Voices: Ralph Watkins on Hoonah Listen now
Three visitors to Katmai National Park could face charges after approaching brown bears feeding on salmon Thursday evening. Listen now
Over the past few centuries in the United States, laws and policies have favored some racial and ethnic groups over others. It's led to racial inequity in Alaska and beyond. Now different groups are working together to educate people about these problems and develop solutions. LISTEN HERE
The Department of the Interior is reviewing at Alaska tribes' ability to put land into trust, a right available to these tribes only since 2014. DOI is holding consultations across the state to get feedback on the land-trust program. Listen now
After about a year of discussion and a consultant's study, Anchorage School District Superintendent Dr. Deena Bishop has proposed later start times for high school and junior high students. Bishop's proposal would also have elementary school students starting slightly earlier. Listen now
Every summer, the Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository hosts a community project in Kodiak. Students and community members join in. Listen now
U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan visited 11 Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta villages in four days last week. Listen now
Marijuana and hemp are technically the same plant: cannabis sativa. So it's surprising that as Alaska’s recreational marijuana industry has bloomed, growing hemp remains illegal. But that could change by 2019. Listen now