Alaska leaders talk about what they've learned about COVID, six months into the Pandemic. And, a Kodiak man camps outside of Anchorage’s Providence Hospital in hopes of seeing his daughter in the intensive care unit. Plus, the pandemic forces a village in Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta to fight a fire on its own.
Alaska tribes go to court to exclude Alaska Native Corporations from CARES Act relief funds. And, a rare animal surprises Bristol Bay residents. Plus, an Anchorage woman commemorates 9/11.
The woman propositioned by former Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallot, tells her story to the Anchorage Daily News. And, Senator Lisa Murkowski on reports that President Trump downplayed the danger of the pandemic. Plus, the Anchorage School District moves to get kids back into classrooms.
A federal judge blocks a request to require an absentee ballot application be sent to every Alaskan voter. And, the oil industry isn't worried about several lawsuits over drilling in ANWR and the NPR-A. Plus, Juneau struggles to find a place for its cold weather homeless shelter.
What can we learn about how Alaskans are experiencing unemployment? And, a new podcast with a familiar voice explores climate change solutions in the U.S and beyond. Plus, competitive video gaming grows at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Hundreds gather in Anchorage for the anniversary of the March on Washington. And, how pandemic misinformation is playing out in Alaska. Plus, two winter sports groups are battling over trail access in Juneau.
State health officials begin preparing to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine, when one is available. And how dramatic is sea ice loss in the Bering Sea? Very dramatic, according to a new study. Plus, a group of Yellowstone Bison arrive in arrive at their new home: a valley on Kodiak island.
Climate change is drawing more pink salmon to the Arctic Ocean. And, Juneau's annual pride week drag show adapts to social distancing requirements. Plus, more activity in Alaska's parks highlights the need for maintenance funds.
Student athletes at the University of Alaska Anchorage try to save their sports programs. And, seafood workers in Petersburg discuss living on a closed campus all season. Plus, the chemistry and health benefits of blueberries.
Climate change is disrupting operations at the Red Dog Mine - and costing millions of dollars. And, students across the state test positive for COVID-19 as school starts. Plus, Southeast Alaska's heavy rains are making some people feel … heavy.
North Pole state Senator John Coghill trails in his primary race by 14 votes. And, a Southwest Alaska village helps a medevac plane land in the dark. Plus, Juneau is no stranger to rain- but this summer has been exceptional.
Federal officials investigate an interaction between the Russian military and Bering Sea fishing vessels. And, a man falsely accused of a murder in Sitka seeks compensation. Plus, re-imagined magazine covers start a new conversation about the Roadless Rule.
The opening of the first cold case office in Alaska focused on Missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives. And, the Anchorage Assembly bans conversion therapy for minors. Plus, pushback from Alaska mail carriers on statements by the postmaster general.
Special shipments of COVID-19 testing supplies haven't been spread evenly across Alaska. And, outdoor enthusiasts hope to build a 500 mile trail between Seward and Fairbanks. Plus, some Juneau residents don’t want a new homeless shelter in their neighborhood.
Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson resigns over texts he sent a younger state employee. And, more students in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta will start school remotely after a spike in covid cases. Plus, the count of a record number of absentee votes began today.
Pebble mine opponents say a new federal requirement effectively ends the project. And, Pacific Islanders in Alaska deal with a high rate of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations. Plus, a ton of salmon data helped answer a question that biologists have been puzzling over.
The Postmaster General floats cutting Alaska's bypass mail program. And, high school students from across Alaska share their thoughts on this unusual school year. Plus, Tlingit master carver Tommy Joseph talks about his latest creation.
A peek into Anchorage classrooms as students experience their first day of school entirely remotely. And, how a shortened Census count could affect Alaskans? Plus, a Bethel-based pilot's positive COVID-19 test puts villages on high alert.
Absentee ballots aside, there are some initial takeaways from yesterday's primary election. And, homeschool programs in Anchorage are overflowing. Plus, what exactly is the large new trail that's appeared on JBER land?
It's primary election day in Alaska. How is it going? And, private schools in Anchorage start the school year with in-person classes. Plus, a new book details the life of popular writer and radio host Richard Nelson.