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UAF study shows an increase in Arctic temperatures during perceived pause

Arctic temperature data has nullified a perceived 14-year pause in global warming. Work by a University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher shows global warming did not slow between 1998 and 2012, as previously calculated. Listen now
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Victim of Delta Junction car accident identified

State troopers have identified the woman that was struck and killed by a car along the Alaska Highway near Delta Junction yesterday. Listen now
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BLM is moving forward on proposed Ambler Road project

The Bureau of Land Management is taking the lead on an environmental review of the state proposed Ambler Road. The controversial project would punch an industrial access road from the Dalton Highway west to the Ambler Mining district. The proposed 211-mile road already faces substantial opposition from many area residents. Listen now
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House to debate criminal justice bill over weekend

The bill’s cost could reduce the savings from Senate Bill 91 by roughly 7 percent. Listen now

Five Alaska inmates overdose in 24 hours; DOC credits recovery to anti-OD drug

Five inmates overdosed at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center in Eagle River over a 24-hour period, from Monday night to Tuesday night, according to the Alaska Department of Corrections. All five women are expected to survive. Listen now
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Fairbanks borough mayor sets meetings to explain funding cuts’ budget impact

Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Karl Kassel says state officials have cut funding to the borough for three straight years now, and it appears likely that’ll continue in the years ahead. Listen now
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Fish and Game looks to secure water rights along major state rivers

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is securing water rights along Alaska’s major rivers. The Alaska Department of Natural Resources is currently taking public input on water reservation rights applications covering two stretches of the Tanana River near Fairbanks. Listen now
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State recoups almost $600,000 from suit involving Interior river

The state has re-couped nearly $600,000 in legal fees from a 2012 lawsuit with the Bureau of Land Management over an Eastern Interior river. Listen now
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Doyon says its natural gas prospects in Nenana Basin are promising

There’s renewed optimism about finding a deposit of natural gas in the Nenana Basin that can be developed. Listen now
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UAF joins in Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is also holding events to honor Indigenous Peoples Day, today -- from 4 to 9 p.m. -- highlighting Alaska Native cultures. Listen now

Anchorage’s Spanish-immersion students raise thousands for sister school in Puerto Rico

Spanish-immersion students in Anchorage are well on their way to a goal of raising $10,000 to benefit fellow students in Puerto Rico hit hard by Hurricane Maria. Listen now

Alaska Mental Health Trust hires new CEO

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority has hired a new CEO almost a year after the ousting of its long-time leader. Listen now
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Ban on hovercraft use within Alaska preserve stands, another appeal may come up

The man at the center of a lawsuit over National Park Service authority to regulate rivers in Alaska parks is reacting to the most recent legal decision in the case. Listen now
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UAV industry reps discuss the vehicles’ future in Fairbanks

Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the north is the focus of meetings in Fairbanks this week. The University of Alaska Fairbanks “Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Integration” is hosting industry representatives to talk about UAV based operations in Alaska and the Arctic. Listen now
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Two killed in highway accident near North Pole

Two drivers were killed last night in a two-vehicle accident on the Richardson Highway near North Pole. Listen now
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Ahtna rejects continued public use of Klutina Lake Road

The Ahtna Native Corporation board has rejected a proposed settlement with the State to allow continued public use of Klutina Lake Road. The 25-mile road off the Richardson Highway near Copper Center, crosses Ahtna land, to the Klutina River and Klutina Lake. Listen now
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Ft. Yukon and Ninilchik tribes submit applications for trust status

Two Alaska tribes have submitted applications to place lands into trust with the federal government. Listen now
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Alaskan firefighters dispatched to battle blazes in Montana

Over 500 Alaskans are working wildfires in the Lower 48. According to state and federal wildfire response agencies, a sixth jet load of emergency firefighters from Alaska deployed this week to Montana. Listen now
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First large wind storm of season moving through Southcentral

The season's first serious fall storm is descending on Southcentral Alaska, bringing rain and strong winds to the Gulf of Alaska all the way up to the Mat-Su Borough. Listen now
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Drivers can expect night closures along Denali Highway

Hunters and others with plans to travel the Denali Highway this coming weekend are being advised about overnight closures due to road work. Listen now