Kotzebue based Maniilaq Association will be laying off around 40 employees effective immediately.
AMATS takesk hours of public testimony from dozens of Anchorage residents opposed to the proposed Bragaw Extension and the Knik Arm Bridge. Download Audio
State public safety officials assured the audience at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention last week that they are aware of Nome police’s troubles and plan to assist NPD.
Governor Parnell announced plans on Thursday to aggressively push oil development on state lands and waters including areas next to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska.
The Anchorage Assembly passed a measure that could have an impact on healthcare for anyone getting care in Alaska’s largest city. Listen now
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is beginning work on a lease sale next year in Arctic waters, even though the larger plan for offshore leasing is still a draft proposal. Listen now
The number of homicides in Alaska's largest city has again hit an all-time high. Listen now
Alaska law enforcement officials are investigating two suspicious deaths in Soldotna. According to a Alaska State Trooper dispatch posted Monday, two burned bodies were found in a burned-out Ford Bronco that was located off a trail near a Soldotna residence.
It was about 7:15am, and Schwing had just seen a press release about a snowmachiner hitting Aily Zirkle and Jeff King en route to Nulato overnight, killing a dog and injuring others. "Zach - get up! GET UP!" I started making calls and poking at the computer while Schwing roused her pilot and basically sprinted toward the plane, and Nulato.
Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Talks to keep the coastal management program going after July first have fallen apart. Word came in messages...
A little piece of Alaska has helped create some of the music industry’s biggest hits. Sitka spruce is a prized “tonewood” used to make guitars and violins. But one guitar company is pushing back and asking the feds and music insiders to reconsider clear cut logging in the Tongass National Forest. Listen Now
Climate change may have spurred the first humans to move into interior Alaska. A new University of Alaska-Fairbanks study, released on Tuesday, found that around 15,000 years ago, the Bering Land Bridge became much wetter and warmer. That coincides with when people began to leave it. Listen now
The University of Alaska Board of Regents this week is meeting in Juneau. Among the topics up for discussion is figuring how the university should move forward in a progressively bleaker fiscal climate, and developing a plan of attack for their legislative budget requests. Download Audio
As public historian David Reamer points out in a recent installment of his column for the Anchorage Daily News, called Histories of Anchorage, there’s little doubt that Alaska Natives are “real” Alaskans. But what about everybody else?
The current House majority mostly is made up of Democrats, with three moderate Republicans and two independents. Tuesday night’s state legislative races yielded several surprises. Listen now
Five more conservation groups filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Tuesday in hopes of stopping the Big Thorne timber project on Prince of Wales Island. Download Audio:
Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage Three candidates are vying to win the Democratic primary this year for the US Senate. Sitka mayor Scott McAdams...
The person is not an Alaska resident and appears to be asymptomatic. They are currently in self-quarantine.
Anchorage has a new law that fines people in possession of the designer drug spice. It's the city's second try at cracking down on the drug...after failed attempts with a narrow law that focused on contents that manufacturers change quickly. The Anchorage Assembly acted quickly Tuesday after hearing public testimony on the damage that spice has been doing. Listen Now