Study: Carbon emissions from northern fires likely underestimated

A recent study indicates fires in the Yukon Flat region of Alaska are releasing more carbon into the atmosphere than previously thought. Download Audio

GLACIER conference ends with a dire, if vague, keynote from Obama

As the President continues touring Alaska, the aims and outcomes of Monday's GLACIER Conference are still being sorted out.

UAA Receives Grant For FASD Prevention Work

As part of a national effort to curb risky drinking habits and prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, the Center for Disease Control awarded grants to six universities across the country - including the University of Alaska Anchorage. Download Audio

Proposed ASD budget includes 24 new teachers

The Anchorage School District’s proposed $770 million budget for next year includes 24 new teaching positions and only cuts four administrative positions. Download Audio

Crude spill at Valdez Terminal under investigation

According to Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, which operates the terminal, under 200 gallons of oil leaked from two arms used to load crude onto tankers. Listen now

Amid criticism of homeless camps, Anchorage officials weigh aggressive policy change

Increasingly organized and vocal community groups are demanding that more aggressive steps be taken to deal with encampments along the city's green-belt. Listen now

Lesil McGuire Announces Candidacy For Lieutenant Governor

Anchorage Republican Lesil McGuire announced her candidacy for Lieutenant Governor for the 2014 election on Wednesday.

Murkowski: OCS Revenue-Sharing is ‘Simple Fairness’

Sen. Lisa Murkowski wants Alaska to get a share of the federal revenues from oil and gas development off Alaska’s shores. Alaska’s congressional delegation has tried before, but this time Murkowski hopes to harness the support of other coastal senators. The idea proved controversial at an Energy Committee hearing Tuesday morning. Download Audio:

Young, Credited With Effectiveness, Says Personality is Part of his M.O.

Alaska Congressman Don Young was sworn in today for his 22nd term, having missed the main swearing-in last week due to the death of his brother. Recent research by two political scientists say Young is one of the 20 most effective lawmakers in the U.S. House. Nationally, though, he is more known for his big, sometimes brash personality. Young says that's how he likes it. Download Audio

Gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker

Over the past two weeks, the top challengers campaigning to be Alaska's next Governor have outlined their positions on the state's future needs. Now it's the incumbent's turn. Independent Bill Walker joins us to make his case for keeping the job of Alaska's top elected official. What would he focus on if he wins a second term? Listen now

Seward Highway Reopened After Rock Slide

Alaska Department of Transportation and Anchorage police report the Seward highway is open again. It was closed this morning due to a rock slide near the scales south of Potter Marsh. Both lanes of the highway were closed. Download Audio

Arctic tourism hot topic at industry convention

Alaska gets close to 2 million visitors a year,and more and more of them are visiting the Arctic Circle and beyond. That’s what a large audience at this week’s Alaska Travel Industry Association convention in Juneau heard during a “Tourism in the Arctic” panel discussion. Download Audio

Debt, anxiety, confusion: a year later, some earthquake victims still recovering

For many of the residents whose property saw the most severe damage, the earthquake has gone from a natural disaster to a financial one.

Jeff King Maintains Lead Into White Mountain

After taking the lead from Aliy Zirkle early Monday morning, Jeff King has extended his Iditarod lead to nearly an hour, rolling into White Mountain at 7:02 a.m. Zirkle checked into White Mountain at 7:59 a.m. with 11 dogs to King's 12.

The challenges of being the only woman on a pipeline crew

Diane Schenker had recently graduated from Reed College and was living in Fairbanks when she heard a rumor that Welding Union 798 had been forced to hire women to help build the trans-Alaska pipeline. A 21-year-old with no experience in construction, Schenker convinced the union office manager to let her work with an all-male crew of welders from the South. Listen now

Father and son face off in Iditarod sprint finish

The top three teams in this year’s Iditarod have pulled into White Mountain, the final big stop along the trail. But as KNOM’s Emily Schwing reports, it’s not entirely clear who will finish first. Download Audio

American Petroleum Institute Says Shell Should Move Forward With Arctic Ocean Drilling Plans

The top oil lobbyist in Washington DC says Shell Oil should not be hampered by the grounding of the Kulluk. The American Petroleum Institute says Shell Oil should move forward with its Arctic Ocean plans this year.

PHOTOS: At JBER, Alaskans mark Veterans Day with music and a moment of silence

The Alaska National Guard hosted the annual Veterans Day ceremony at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Nov. 11, 2019.

Fewer Kids Going to Preschool in Alaska, Waiting Lists Long

The number of children attending preschool in Alaska is on the decline, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Researchers say Alaska now ranks nearly last in the nation for preschool enrollment. Download Audio

Miller Will Continue Fight Against Division of Elections

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Joe Miller will continue his fight against the state division of buy kamagra online elections in federal court. ...