After a weekend of testing and contact tracing, the district gave five programs at Eagle River the go-ahead to resume activities Monday including flag football, gymnastics and drama, debate and forensics.
A worker at the Pogo gold mine has tested positive to COVID-19. And he may have come in contact with up to 14 others at the mine that’s located 38 miles northeast of Delta Junction.
Senator Lyman Hoffman failed to file complete financial disclosures, according to a decision by the Senate Committee on Legislative Ethics. The committee found that Senator Hoffman “knowingly” prepared and filed incomplete disclosures, leaving out a “substantial” amount of income.
Tim Ellis, KUAC – Fairbanks More than 16,000 federal workers are on the job in Alaska. And with a Congressional impasse over the...
The Canadian company that operates the Red Dog Mine in northwest Alaska says it won’t build a pipeline to carry wastewater away from the mine site to the Chukchi Sea. Now a court will decide if the company will have to pay a fine laid out in a 2008 lawsuit settlement. Download Audio
The commercial herring season opened Thursday, more abruptly than in past years. Herring seiners had about 2-days’ notice to get to Sitka. And then about another 4 hours’ notice to prep their gear. Download Audio
President Obama’s 2017 Air Force budget would slow the pace of buying F-35s, the new fighter jet slated for Eielson Air Force Base. But the Air Force chief of staff still speaks highly of the plan to keep them at the Fairbanks base.
Less than ten years after oil started flowing, Alaska’s economy cratered. The recession was quick and deep. Ten banks failed, real estate values plummeted and tens of thousands of people fled the state. It was Alaska’s great recession, 20 years before the rest of the country went through almost the same thing.
Yesterday, the Alaska State Senate was expected to vote on a bill that would change the way that waste from cruise ships is regulated. But instead, they opened the bill up to amendments and put off a real vote on the measure until next week. The bill is a priority of the governor, and the administration had hoped for passage by this week. APRN’s Alexandra Gutierrez is here with us to explain why that didn’t happen.
Under state law, disaster declarations expire after no more than 30 days unless the Legislature votes to extend them.
The state’s largest city is publicly speaking out against Ballot Measure 2, which aims to legalize marijuana. But the Anchorage Assembly’s vote was not unanimous.
On Wednesday afternoon, students walked out of class at Bethel Regional High School to raise awareness about school shootings and to demand stricter gun laws. Listen now
Denali Commission Money Survives House; Fairbanks Wind Energy Battle Continues; Rep. Guttenberg Looks To Jumpstart Fairbanks LNG; Fairbanks Rains Approach Record Levels; 'Among Wolves' Details Researcher's Lifelong Passion; Alaska Native Leader Don Wright Passes Away; AK: Bear Aware; 300 Villages: Palmer Download Audio
After being delayed for almost a decade, the federal government is moving forward with the process for designating critical habitat for two species of seal listed as threatened.
Huslia marks the halfway point along this year’s Iditarod Trail. Many mushers are looking forward to leaving the Yukon River and heading for the tiny Interior village.