Alaska Native leaders closely watch the confirmation process for Interior Secretary nominee Deb Haaland. And, an Anchorage vaccination clinic sets up in a Samoan church to reach the Pacific Islander community. Plus, once a national leader in COVID cases, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta now leads in vaccinations.
Congresswoman Deb Haaland's confirmation for Interior Secretary begins with broad support from Alaska Native leaders. And, several small Alaska communities have managed to stay COVID free throughout the pandemic. Plus, a Petersburg family deals with a destructive fire and robbery.
FEMA will provide disaster assistance to Haines, to recover from the deadly landslides in December. And, a large solar array will power a lodge at Denali National Park, after a delicate installation. Plus, remembering Katie Hurley, who helped draft Alaska's constitution.
Congressman Don Young defends allowing weapons into committee hearing rooms. And, the Sea Life Center celebrates at its annual gala after bouncing back from the brink of closure. Plus, an Anchorage teacher marks one month of teaching in-person.
Alaska sees some of its lowest COVID case counts in months. And, musher Dallas Seavey returns to the Iditarod after a scandal rocked his career four years ago. Plus, a project in Unalakleet aims to create more affordable housing using shipping containers.
Senator Lisa Murkowski addresses the state of the Republican party and her vote to convict former President Trump. And, a typical trip to Chilkat Lake leads to an atypical encounter for a group of Haines residents. Plus, mushers share new insights at the end of the altered Yukon Quest sled dog race.
Months after the election, a surprise contributor sheds light on Alaska's changing election law. And, the family of a man killed at a Kodiak military base looks for answers. Plus, Dan Kaduce wins the Summit Quest 300 sled dog race.
State officials sort through what happens now that Alaska's emergency powers for COVID-19 have expired. And, Anchorage looks to residents for funding police body cameras. Plus, Richie Diehl wins his first Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race in record-breaking time.
The legislature has failed to extend the state's pandemic disaster declaration. And, Wasilla police come under scrutiny after video of a woman's arrest goes viral. Plus, legendary musher Aliy Zirkle says this year will be her last Iditarod.
Tens of thousands more Alaskans are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. And, the state's disaster declaration is about to expire and the Dunleavy administration is scrambling to prepare. Plus, teachers in Anchorage jump at the chance to get vaccinated.
Alaska's senators react to a dramatic day of arguments in former President Trump's second impeachment trial. And, what happens if Governor Dunleavy allows the state's pandemic disaster declaration to expire? Plus, a new radio show helps Anchorage residents pass the time while waiting for COVID tests.
Alaska officials team up with local researchers to study new strains of the coronavirus. And, hundreds of millions of dollars in federal rent relief aid will be available to Alaskans this month. Plus, what happens when pregnant rural moms can't get to city hospitals.
After more than three weeks without drinking water, Governor Dunleavy sends state aid to Tuluksak. And, a popular Seward mural gets an upgrade. Plus, hundreds of scientists push for Indigenous inclusion in Arctic research.
Dr. Zink tackles false information claiming Alaskans have died from the COVID-19 vaccine. And, why the state's largest homeless shelter has seen so few COVID cases. Plus, individual donations of bottled water to Tuluksak outpace the state's contributions.
Alaska might not see cruise ships this year after Canada extends its ban. And, a candidate for mayor of Seattle discusses growing up in Delta Junction. Plus, the New Stuyahok school focuses on subsistence education during the pandemic.
Anchorage's international airport makes room for a massive cold storage facility. And, Alaskan mitten makers work to monetize that viral Bernie Sanders meme. Plus, a mom shares her experience giving birth during a pandemic.
As Democrats move to pass a COVID relief bill without Republican support, Senator Murkowski urges caution. And, a Juneau public art project combines storytelling and street signs. Plus, two large timber sales in the Tongass come under scrutiny.
For the second time in six months, Alaska's Attorney General has resigned, this time amid allegations of a possible crime. And, parents in Bethel plead for reopening after more than half of students in the district failed their classes last semester. Plus, health officials say Alaskans should be double-masking.
Alaska's Permanent Fund Corporation holds millions of dollars in GameStop shares. And, a Fairbanks physician shares how the pandemic has affected her work and home life. Plus, water donations trickle in to Tuluksak after the community's washeteria burned down.
Will Senator Murkowski change her approach, without the threat of a primary challenge? And, an Alaska Native artist achieves a historic win. Plus, Skagway businesses prepare for what could be another season without tourists.