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KTOO's John Ryan takes 2007 PRNDI Series reporting award

The Alaska Public Radio Network is full of talent, and we're racking up the awards to prove it. In addition to the recent national...

Sheir covers WEIO events for Only a Game

During the recent World Eskimo-Indian Olympics in Anchorage, AK's Rebecca Sheir took camera and microphone to the events and captured a story for Only...

Scientists watching walrus movements as sea ice recedes

Biologists in Anchorage are getting a daily look at how walrus in the Chukchi Sea are responding to rapidly retreating sea ice. Walrus, especially...

Alaska suspects merger by Japanese seafood processors is anticompetitive

The State of Alaska is opening its own antitrust investigation into a proposed merger of two Japanese seafood companies with major processing operations in...

Moose population management debated, especially in Tyonek Corporation lands

Every spring and summer in Alaska, an undetermined number of moose calves are orphaned when their mothers are killed in automobile collisions or taken...

Bethel chooses to allow cyanide transport through the city's port

The Bethel City Council recently voted against banning cyanide from the city port. For the past two months the Council considered banning any amount...

BLM hosting Denali Highway volunteer clean-up this weekend

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hoping for a large turnout tomorrow for a clean-up of public lands along the Denali Highway. The...

Yakutat's new 'totem trail' grants access to memorial pole and fisheries demo

Work crews in Yakutat recently completed an accessible walkway leading to the first totem pole erected in the community in decades. The pathway will...

Albino porpoise — or Pacific white-sided dolphin — sighted in Southeast

Travelers aboard the Chilkat Cruises ship Yukon Queen were treated to a rare sighting last Sunday. A large, white sea mammal was seen near...

Anchorage adding 2,500 jobs in steady growth trend

The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation released a mid-year report yesterday indicating the city will likely add 2,500 new jobs in 2007. That's an increase...

Anchorage adding 2,500 jobs in steady growth trend

The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation released a mid-year report yesterday indicating the city will likely add 2,500 new jobs in 2007. That's an increase...

Alaska Airlines stock nosedives on high fuel, low earnings

Rising fuel costs overwhelmed an increase in passenger traffic and cut into Alaska Air Group's second quarter earnings. Alaska Air Group is the...

Murkowski sells back Kenai River land to short circuit ethics concerns

Over the past week, Senator Lisa Murkowski's Kenai River land deal with long-time friend and political supporter Bob Penney has brought her a firestorm...

Alaska Democrats start campaign against Don Young online

The Alaska Democratic Party has begun a full campaign against Don Young's re-election next year. Party leaders showcased a new website today called dropdon.com...

New report shows consistent warming across Alaska

The Alaska Public Interest Research Group (AKPIRG) released a report today (written by U.S. PIRG) compiling and analyzing government climate data from Alaska and...

Gold mine outside Fairbanks cleared for cyanide heap leach construction

The operator of the state's largest gold mine hopes to begin construction of a proposed heap leach facility later this summer. The project at...

IHS Director contract up for renewal amidst constrained funding

Charles Grim's appointment as Indian Health Service (IHS) Director is up for renewal. At a U.S. Senate Indian Affairs hearing today, lawmakers praised Grim's...

New ferry authority in Southeast seeing mixed ridership numbers

Traffic is up for Southeast Alaska's newest ferry -- the Stikine. More passengers and vehicles are traveling on the Inter-Island Ferry Authority (IFA) ship...

Forest Service employees and volunteers cut new trails into Petersburg wilderness

A small crew is at work carving a new trail up Petersburg mountain. The team of eight Forest Service employees and volunteers has been...

Murkowski says she's giving up Kenai land to end ethics controversy

Senator Lisa Murkowski is trying to put a stop to the political flak she has gotten for buying Kenai riverfront property from family friend...