Diesel Almost Emptied from Bligh Reef Tug

Almost all diesel fuel from the undamaged tanks of a tugboat that went aground on Bligh Reef has been removed. Crowley Marine Services spokesman...

Trans Alaska Pipeline Approved to Restart Line

The operator of the Trans Alaska pipeline system says it has received federal approval to restart the 800-mile line after a spill this week....

Great white sharks prowling Alaskan waters

When you think about top predators in Alaska, Great White sharks probably aren't the first thing that comes to mind. But the giant fish...

LIVEBLOG: 2016 Alaska Democratic Caucus

Liveblog of the 2016 Alaska Democratic Caucus from Alaska Public Media.

On mass shootings, Murkowski leaves a word unspoken

Sen. Lisa Murkowski spoke passionately about the Florida school shooting. Congress must take action, she said, and no issue should be off-limits in the discussion. But she left an obvious word unsaid: "gun." Listen now

Murkowski Defends Ties with Lobbyists

The environmental group Greenpeace has filed a Senate Ethics complaint against Senator Lisa Murkowski for consulting lobbyists as she wrote an amendment.  But...

State Department to hear transboundary mine concerns

U.S. State Department officials are in Southeast Alaska this week to talk about transboundary mines. The Environmental Protection Agency also has sent representatives. Listen now

First Day of Special Session Coming to a Close

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau and Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage The House and Senate gaveled in their special session Monday afternoon to...

Correctional officers union vote to censure commissioner Schmidt

The Alaska Correctional Officers Association gave the state corrections commissioner Joe Schmidt a "no confidence" censure vote today. ACOA union members voted 514 to...

Bush administration working to set new Endangered Species rules before Obama takes office

The Department of the Interior is working to finalize a change to the Endangered Species Act. The Bush Administration has less than 30 days...

Gov. Dunleavy opens door to megaprojects with order

Gov. Mike Dunleavy rescinded seven administrative orders last week enacted by his predecessor, Bill Walker. They include an order that halted state spending on six infrastructure projects.

Online Map Keeps Tabs on the Lay of Juneau’s Cemetery

A grease-smudged stack of 25 fading sheets of paper in a storage shed is one of only two copies of who’s buried where in Evergreen Cemetery. All the burials since 1986 are handwritten, but that’s about to change. The City and Borough of Juneau was recently awarded a grant to map its graves digitally. Download Audio

Seeking hidden ‘pockets of oil’, BP takes on a massive project at Prudhoe Bay

The 3-D seismic survey is part of the effort to keep the oil field alive for decades to come.

Alaskans push for acceptance of walrus ivory, but there’s an elephant in the room

Federal law prohibits sales of African elephant ivory, but six states have now banned the sale of ivory more broadly. That has repercussions for Alaska Native ivory carvers, who use tusks from legally hunted walrus.

Don Young's legal expenses outpacing campaign income

Congressman Don Young paid out more in legal fees than his campaign raised during the past three months, according to a federal campaign finance...

Murkowski launches big Alaska bills whose days are numbered

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski this morning brought some of her most controversial Alaska bills to the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, which she chairs. The contentious bills stand almost no chance of passing in this Congress. But some, she hopes, will pack a punch anyway.

‘Devastating’ and ‘significant’: Educators react to Dunleavy’s budget proposal

Education leaders are deeply worried about how the cuts will affect schools.

Alaskans Turn in Impressive Olympic Performance

Alaskan's turned in impressive performances today at the Olympic games in Vancouver. In Hockey, Palmer's Kerry Weiland scored a goal in a 9-1 win...

Towing Drill Tests Emergency Mooring Buoy

After seven years, Unalaska’s emergency system for towing stranded vessels away from shore is finally complete. A new dedicated buoy for disabled ships got its first full-scale test during an annual drill last week. Download Audio