Judge rules that independent candidates can run in Alaska Democratic primaries; On Alaska day, lawmakers and staff to meet on oil and gas taxes; "We all walk the same paths": Elder keynote address highlights generational parallels; Alaskan selected for Indian Affairs post at Interior; Walker cabinet member to oversee EPA’s Northwest office; Senator Sullivan hires a new chief of staff; Vigilantes or heroes? Anchorage group takes to streets, reuniting owners with stolen vehicles; "What you heard just didn’t represent the truth": Tony Knowles reflects on Vietnam War; Igiugig hikes to Big Mountain as a part of their local food challenge Listen now

Lawmakers debate the best path forward for crime reduction; State corporation sets December deadline to find customers for Alaska’s gas; "Part Land, Part Water – Always Native": 34th Annual Elders and Youth Conference kicks off; JBER-based soldier dies while traveling from Hawaii to Alaska; State recoups almost $600,000 from suit involving Interior river; Strong year for commercial salmon harvest statewide; People from across the country travel to Kodiak to learn how to smoke fish; 2013 Dalton Highway fuel spill clean-up concludes; Laying the groundwork for housing solutions; Emergency radio kit from Southeast Alaska sent to help Puerto Rico broadcaster Listen now

Trump health subsidy plan throws wrench in planned Premera rate drop; Though wary of Iran nuclear deal, Sullivan bucks Trump on backing out; Pentagon announces changes for immigrants entering the military; Former Alaskan describes evacuating his California home following wildfires; In Iliamna, EPA hears mixed reactions to its new course on Pebble Mine; In Port Heiden, recent storms exacerbate an old problem; AK: The mystery behind Ketchikan Ghost Tours; 49 Voices: Mia Kinard of Anchorage Listen now

EPA hold Iliamna hearing over proposed cuts to Pebble Mine restrictions; Pebble opponents hammer EPA for changed course at Dillingham meeting; Environmental group to sue Trump administration over Pacific walrus; Top two officials in division overseeing prisons no longer work for state; Murkowski-Warren letter slams White House’s response to opioid epidemic; Romig Middle School science teacher honored as Alaska Teacher of the Year; Interior Gas Utility considers taking over Interior Energy Project; Doyon says its natural gas prospects in Nenana Basin are promising; Airport screening change for electronics rolling out in Southeast Alaska; Bering Sea storm expected to cause minor flooding in Alaska; National Guard focuses on increasing operations during tour of Nome, Brevig Mission, and Teller Listen now

As Trump administration removes federal roadblocks, Pebble Mine fight shifts to state; Democrats in Congress join fight against Pebble Mine; New bill aims to reverse Obama restrictions on offshore drilling; Industry, environmental groups speak out as Hilcorp paves the way for drilling in federal Arctic waters; On SB91, Anchorage officials want for reforms, not repeal; Haines Assembly asks university to press pause on 400-acre timber sale; Alaska man sentenced in theft of ATMs with front-end loaders; Citing safety concerns, airlines refuse to fly to Tununak Airport; World’s largest collection of Yup’ik and Cup’ik videos now available online Listen now

How Trump nominees talks about climate; what it means for Alaska; Alaska gets reprieve as it works to implement REAL ID; Sen. Sullivan says he’s hopeful about tax changes, but cautions Trump on tweets; 4-year-old boy killed by SUV backing out of parking space; State and Park Service look to make Parks Highway safety improvements; How an Alaskan traveled back to Vietnam after fighting war years before; Teacher housing teaches life lessons; Human and robot companions retrieve equipment lost at sea Listen now

Judge overrules state, says salmon initiative can go forward; Residents rail against SB91 at rare Anchorage meeting; 'I am proud to be Iñupiat': Alaskans celebrate first official Indigenous Peoples Day; UAF joins in Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations; $250K bail for Ketchikan man charged with first-degree murder; Ridle to focus on costs as administration commissioner; Goldbelt Heritage may inherit city-owned Aak’w Kwáan site; Petersburg resident receives medal from King of Norway; E. Coli present in popular Haines water source, but residents continue to fill up Listen now

Pebble critics call mine concept an investment ploy, not a real plan; Ketchikan police seize meth, heroin, weapons, cash in Tuesday drug bust; F-35A fighter jet coming to Eielson base for testing; Perflourinated compund testing expands across the state; After cleanup at old fuel pipeline facility, agency to monitor leftover contamination; Sitkans pay tribute to a legendary Tlingit athlete; AK: At Wales’ Kingikmiut Festival, dancing to heal; 49 Voices: Andrew Jasper of Bethel Listen now

Pebble gives a first look at its Bristol Bay mining plans; ANWR advances with GOP budget; Climate change roundtable puts Alaska contradictions on full display; New research at Laconte Glacier predicts record retreat; Studying climate change, Korean scientists warm to Western Alaska; New book tells untold story of black soldiers who built the Alaska Highway; Come with a leg or torso, leave with burgers and steaks at Bill’s Meats Listen now

Walker doubles down on opposing Pebble Mine; ANWR takes tiny step down rocky Senate road; Is the Pacific walrus adapting to warming? Feds say no need for more protections; Alaska voters reject local bans on legalized pot; As anger over crime boils over, lawmakers weigh changes to law; Alaska Mental Health Trust hires new CEO; Bering sea crab fisheries face more cutbacks; Ancohrage middle school raises funds to help its Puerto Rican sister school; Statewide fish donations go toward hurricane recovery Listen now

Judge weighs whether ballot initiative favors salmon over mining, oil; Bristol Bay braces for long awaited Pebble Mine plans; Amid expansion, Anchorage Police announce new strategy to fight violent crime; Spring Creek staff acted illegally in 2013 incident, Ombudsman finds; Aleutian volcano remains restless; UAS, Coast Guard establish training and scholarship program for students; Ban on hovercraft use within Alaska preserve stands, another appeal may come up; As permafrost thaws, village cemeteries sink into swamp Listen now

Alaskans among victims of Las Vegas shooting rampage; How Trump's tax plan would affect Alaskans; Court backs hovercraft ban in Alaska's national preserves; Painting an Oasis in prison; Chugach Alutiiq teachers preserve language in villages; Rep. Birch asks governor to move special session to Anchorage; Three IGU candidates' top priority: speeding efforts to bring natural gas to Fairbanks Listen now

Walker says tax is needed to pay for services; Mayors urge Alaska Legislature to take action on deficit; Haines first community to sign DOC contract focused on pretrial services; Senate budget could open door for future ANWR development; Noted Alaskan storyteller sentenced for attempted statutory rape; Alaska VA office gets mixed report from watchdog; Fairbanks voters to decide on outlawing local pot businesses on Tuesday; Sea critters hitchhiked across the Pacific on tsunami debris; Federal court upholds contentious ‘roadless rule’ for national forests; AK: Juneau business showcases diverse artists’ work in postcard contest; 49 Voices: Joey Shugarts of Anchorage Listen now

Next election may delay plan to fund state government; Anchorage police to take on Turnagain Arm traffic patrols; State rejects teen climate change petition; Japanese naval band drums for Anchorage middle-schoolers; New film explores how Arctic ecosystems are affected by climate change; Petersburg’s tribe uses new machine to make compost in bulk; 2018 Alaska Teacher of the Year nominee: Eric Rush; Kodiak art project encourages salmon discussion Listen now

Enviros sound the alarm on ANWR; Japanese navy ports in Anchorage for "good-will" visit; Ferry plan calls for smaller ships, public management; Ketchikan welcomes 1M cruise ship visitors for first time; Walrus advocates, Alaska officials await US listing decision; Sport fishing for king salmon to reopen in Southeast, except near Haines and Skagway; Commercial fishing for Southeast red king crab to open this fall after six years; 2018 Alaska Teacher of the Year nominee: Karen Martin; Ask a Climatologist: How the jet stream affects Alaska Listen now

Even with repeal bill dead, Murkowski still not a firm 'yes' or 'no'; Fairbanks Council OKs Stipend, anticipates further legal, financial fallout over contaminated water; Groups seek investigation of Canadian mining impacts; Yup’ik and Gwich’in political activist Desa Jacobsson dies at age 69; Keynote speakers announced for Elders and Youth; Pre-K in Igiugig is all in Yup’ik; With an Anchorage audience, look into whale's death begins; Researchers want to know why beluga whales haven't recovered; 2018 Alaska Teacher of the Year nominee: Kent Fielding; Sailing To North Pole, explorers find more ice than expected Listen now

ACA repeal bill now peppered with Alaska money to draw Murkowski; Valdez spill response continues as Alyeska investigates cause; 60 Alaska Guardsmen deploying to fight ISIS; How much could electric vehicles put the brakes on Alaska’s oil economy?; Unwanted Unalaska fishing nets find second life in Denmark; 2018 Alaska Teacher of the Year nominee: Ben Walker; Changing the way you think to stay out of prison Listen now

The Alaska impact of ACA repeal bill? Depends where you look; Gov. Walker cites uncertainty over funding in opposing ACA repeal; Gov. Walker pitches 1.5 percent income tax with a limit; Should independents be able to run in a Democratic primary?; The Mayor of Anchorage addresses concern over crime and safety; Lawsuit seeks to allow non-Alaska residents to gather signatures for state ballot initiatives; AK: $15,000 and 2,000 miles later, Kotzebue High volleyball players show Sitka their skills; 49 Voices: Jay Stange of Anchorage Listen now

VP Pence calls in to Anchorage talk radio; Significant layoffs hit ADN, with more changes ahead; New Hilcorp contract pushes Interior Energy Project along; Commercial pot growers paid GVEA more than $500,000 over the past year; Flood watch for Kenai River drainage as dammed lake releases; Spill reported at Valdez Marine Terminal; Ft. Wainwright soldier charged with assaulting infant son; Budget glitch could leave ferries without funding; Alaska could become climate change refuge for tropical fish; Sitka hatchery’s chum run funds improvements; Juneau’s Housing First prepares to open its doors; Gambell’s new health clinic now open to patients Listen now

Interior official says Trump administration has the ‘guts’ to allow oil exploration in ANWR; 'Vote no': Left takes to TV and sky to reach Murkowski; Unsecured database discovered with information from about 600,000 Alaska voters; Fairbanks in a financial jam as state support declines; Amid evolving Afghan mission, Alaska soldiers ready to deploy; Arctic nations tour microgrids, exchange green energy knowledge; La Niña Watch triggered, could affect Alaska winter temparatures; Ask a Climatologist: The fall color formula is pretty simple; Crystal Serenity won't return to Nome for years, if ever Listen now