‘Extra Tough’ refreshes the Northern story—past, present and future—with women’s values and sensibilities

Plains Cree and European artist Meryl McMaster poses on the northern peninsula of Newfoundland, a first point of contact between indigenous...
A nurse wearing a mask, glasses, a hair net and gown stands in a hospital room.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, November 27, 2020

An Anchorage ER nurse discusses being one of many healthcare workers getting sick with COVID-19. And, a college student from the village of Noorvik wins the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Plus, Kenai Peninsula business owners struggle to enforce mask wearing without an official mandate.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, November 25, 2020

The Trump administration denies a key permit for the Pebble Mine. And, Alaska's food banks see an influx of people in need. Plus, the island village of Kake moves closer to energy independence.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Health officials say the state's healthcare system is cracking under the weight of the pandemic. And, Southeast Alaska communities explore the idea of tourism bubbles. Plus, Alaskans look for covid-safe ways of socializing this winter.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation's hospital in Bethel.

LISTEN: Alaska’s health care system struggles with capacity amid COVID-19 surge

Hospital officials, doctors and other medical support staff are raising the alarm over high coronavirus case counts in Alaska, illness among their own ranks, and the diminishing number of available beds for critical care.
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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, November 23, 2020

Will oil companies participate in a lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? And, a look at Alaska's newest legislators. Plus, Anchorage restaurants see demand for take-out Thanksgiving dinners.
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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, November 20, 2020

Public records suggest an Alaska agency has been collaborating with the Pebble Mine on its permit application. And, hard-hit Anchorage restaurants prepare for more restrictions as case counts soar. Plus, Anchorage health officials say contact tracing has become too difficult.

Unpacking the gift and power of women in the Alaska community

The YWCA of Alaska recently named its 31st cohort of Women of Achievement. On this edition of...
Pioneer Peak

Preparing for winter recreation

Winter has arrived in Alaska and it's time to play in the snow! On this Outdoor Explorer we'll have Alli Harvey, Anchorage Daily News columnist and Rick Roth from Alaska Mountaineering and Hiking answering questions about winter recreation.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, November 19, 2020

What will it take to get a coronavirus vaccine to Alaska's rural and remote communities? And, a shipwrecked fisherman gets an unexpected rescue. Plus, college students join a Sitka program to take in-person classes.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The Anchorage Daily News learns more about what Alaska officials knew of the former attorney general's misconduct. And, the electric school bus in Tok survives a cold snap earlier this month. Plus, Pollock move north, threatening Alaska's billion dollar industry.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Governor Dunleavy issues several health orders under a new disaster declaration. And, a Sitka science teacher wins one of the highest honors in her field by featuring traditional knowledge. Plus, the Anchorage Assembly extends the city's emergency declaration.
A skier in a blue and red white striped race uniform skis on a snowy trail with spruce trees around

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, November 16, 2020

Former Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and other Alaska Republicans sick with the coronavirus. Congressman Don Young was released from the hospital yesterday. And, how Alaska health officials are preparing for a COVID-19 vaccine. Plus, Alaska's elite skiers weigh the risks of international competition this season.

‘It Will Never Happen To Me’:Growing Up with Addiction

Growing up to become an addict is never part of anyone's plan. Yet despite witnessing firsthand, children who grow up around substance abuse often go on to experience addiction as adults themselves. What can be done to break this cycle?
A manila "vote here" sign hangs in a white room with an election worker in blue sitting at the table.

LISTEN: Two weeks later, how did Alaskans vote this election?

As state election officials continue tallying ballots, major questions remain about the results, even after most races have been called.
A health care provider in full personal protective equipment in a Juneau hospital room.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, November 13, 2020

U.S. congressional candidates Alyse Galvin and Al Gross concede. And, hospital officials across Alaska say the surge in covid cases is threatening healthcare systems. Plus, a new video game is set in the Southeast community of Hoonah.

Coronavirus: Update on help for small business, renters facing eviction

National and state elections were, and continue to be, major distractions from a global pandemic that is...

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, November 12, 2020

As COVID cases surge, Governor Dunleavy urges Alaskans to commit to safe practices. And, a new documentary examines the Pebble Mine's potential impact on Cook Inlet Belugas. Plus, sports that allow for better social distancing gain popularity during the pandemic.

Why is this Mets outfielder teaching baseball in Alaska?| INDIE ALASKA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP6m32h1aNU Signing his first pro contract in 2002, Jamar Hill left Alaska to play outfielder with the...
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Juneau health professionals say they're seeing more mental health issues among kids. And, chicken coop keepers in Bethel wonder what's killing all their chickens. Plus, the Anchorage Assembly will now tax e-cigarettes like other tobacco products.