Juneau’s new mayor says the Capital City needs to take on a bigger leadership role in Southeast Alaska. Just after being sworn-in Monday night, Merrill Sanford urged his fellow Assembly members to reach out to other communities in the state, especially Southeast.
As part of their strategy going forward, opponents to drilling in ANWR are looking beyond Washington, D.C. and across U.S.-Canada border for support. Listen now
The contentious issue of antlerless moose hunts drew a large crowd to a Fairbanks Fish and Game Advisory Committee meeting Thursday night.
A new study says that half of women in Alaska say they have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both.
The Alaska Supreme Court announced Friday morning that it has ruled in favor of the state of Alaska in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s lawsuit challenging the state’s required local contribution for education. Download Audio
New figures from the Obama administration show more than 6500 Alaskans have enrolled in insurance plans on healthcare.gov. The deadline to sign up is March 31st. And that has prompted many Alaskans to bite the bullet and figure out what the Affordable Care Act means for them. For some commercial fishermen and others who are self-employed, what they’ve found has been a pleasant surprise. Download Audio
Alaska’s Senators helped an effort Monday to advance the proposed tax cut bill currently being hotly debated in Washington. Both Senator Lisa Murkowski and...
A report by the Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council said the state should make it policy to promote Alaska Native language schools wherever possible. Listen now
National political podcast host Jody Avirgan and his wife recently visited Juneau, marking Alaska as the 50th state to which he's traveled. Listen now
Steve Heimel, APRN - Anchorage Senator Mark Begich gave his annual speech to the state Legislature today, during a recess swing through Southeast. Begich spoke...
Opponents of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea believe they have the necessary votes to block ratification. Supporters say election year politics are slowing the process.
Alaska Senator Mark Begich put a hold on the promotion of an Air Force General last week, citing frustration with a lack of answers about the proposed move of the F-16 fighter squadron from Eielson Air Force Base to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
The Alaska Court System takes in and maintains hard copies of millions of pages of documents annually. It’s been trying to upgrade to an electronic, paper-on-demand system for years.
Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The major issue to be argued in this year’s U.S. Senate race is how the winner of the General...
The Anchorage Assembly last night passed a new version of Mayor Dan Sullivan's ordinance outlawing sitting on municipal sidewalks. A number of people from the Occupy Anchorage protest were in the room and watched the vote, which was seven to four.
Alaska Public Media and Alaska Dispatch News are suing Governor Sean Parnell over access to documents related to the National Guard Scandal. The complaint seeks to make facts about the case public before the upcoming gubernatorial election.
Lawmakers in Washington are considering what it would take to use natural gas in more cars. There’s some potential for using Alaska’s gas, though there are huge barriers.
Former state senator John Torgerson has been appointed to run the Denali Commission while a search is underway for the organization's next leader. Listen now
On Nov. 6, Alaskans will vote on a bond proposition that would allow the state to borrow close to half a billion dollars for transportation related projects around the state.