Governor to make pick for vacant House seat; Murkowski, Sullivan contend with less-Republican Senate; Alaska's first electric bus for public transit ready for Anchorage streets; Unprecedented open water, warm weather cause K300 route change; Alaska-to-Argentina bikers into Central America; Anchorage author chronicles 8-year friendship with Dizzy Gillespie. Listen now

Murkowski condemns Trump for 'offensive' remark; Alaska leaders got more than bargained for in Interior’s offshore drilling proposal; Petitions submitted to bar payments to lawmakers if they miss budget deadline; Salmon initiative supporters hit signature target; Wilson calls on LeDoux to resign; Juneau’s state legislators field questions, cynicism at town hall; Roster set for 2018 Yukon Quest after signup deadline; Seventeen students leave Haines school district during winter break; Prince of Wales Island schools started growing food. Now 1st graders are binging on broccoli. Listen now

Four decisions in three weeks: How Trump is transforming Alaska; Interview: How fast-moving Trump administration policies for Alaska took shape; Walker plans to meet House nominees before making pick; To invest or not to invest? For Alaska's Permanent Fund Corp. that is the question; Alaska Sam's Club stores to close; Eastern Interior wolf kills to end in spring; Alaska's lone, longtime congressman has challenger in Alyse Galvin; A flurry of private donations for Sitka's historic cathedral. Listen now
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Alaska's lone U.S. House rep honored as longest-serving member; Permanent Fund Corp. sees rapid growth; Vice President Mike Pence to visit missile facilities in Alaska in February; Alaska's new bail rules, pretrial division take effect; For Anchorage to Mat-Su commuter rail, a task force takes shape; Citizens group investigates Cook Inlet’s aging oil infrastructure; Kodiak fishermen find extra work through halibut research amid stock concern; Ask a Climatologist: What is polar amplification? Listen now
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After budget cuts and crime spikes, Alaska prosecutors struggle to keep up; Juneau’s legal bills mount from cruise ship lawsuit; Wasilla city council votes to ban plastic bags, effective July 1; Alaska Airlines workers to get $1,000 bonuses after tax cut Trump signed; Harris Air lands in Haines; Ferry or scrap metal? Retired state ferry's future uncertain; Southeast ferries fall victim to weather, mechanical problems; Juneau’s eagle nest buffers scrapped on 5-4 vote; North Pole awards $52M water-system contract to Fairbanks firm; Sitka down to one hospital for childbirth Listen now

King Cove and feds reach deal on controversial road; State report details potential health impacts of climate change; Republican lawmaker resigns to focus on gubernatorial campaign; Alaskan skiers dominate top of podiums at US Nationals; Knik 200 begins Southcentral sled dog racing season; St. Seraphim Church’s parish sends out its slavii stars on Christmas; Sitka Salmon Share expanding to Midwest; To protest borough’s invocation policy, resident worships the Flying Spaghetti MonsterListen now

With new life under Trump administration, fresh Pebble Mine details released; Coastal communities react to proposal to open nearly all Alaska offshore waters to drilling; Kuskokwim Bay communities seek aid after wind storm; Study recounts discovery of ‘ancient Beringian’ ancestors of indigenous peoples; 'Microbial Worlds' art exhibit bridges arts, sciences; AK: Leaving Alaska on the ferry; 49 Voices: Frieda Koper in Anchorage

Trump administration proposes vast increase to offshore oil leasing in Alaska; Uncertainty in Alaska as Trump administration upends cannabis policy; Alaska state regulators urge caution to investors eyeing cryptocurrencies; Ambulance, vehicle crash kills 1 in Wasilla; Popular new pet trend driving antler theft in Anchorage; Halibut commission might tighten catch limits; Patterson siblings inch closer to Olympics with US National wins; Ask a Climatologist: 2017 was hot around the globe, warm in Alaska. Listen now

Supporters say Trump’s infrastructure proposal could fund ‘Road Belt’ power line; Porcupine caribou herd numbers highest in monitoring history; Ancient DNA gives glimpse of ancestors of Native Americans; School damaged by suspicious fire will reopen on time; Juneau’s domestic violence shelter opens to all genders; Alaska reports dip in marijuana tax revenue in latest report; Scientists study how beavers are changing the Arctic; Togiak NWR manager participates in federal disaster relief in Puerto Rico; Friends and family remember Judge Roy Madsen; Juneau’s first Year of Kindness ends, but kindness effort will continue Listen now

Trollers call for chinook management ‘with a scalpel, not a sledgehammer’; North Slope oil production ticked up again in 2017; Less than an hour into 2018, Anchorage records first homicide; Anchorage man sentenced to 11 years for selling Oxycodone; Father's body recovered, five rescued after family falls through Kuskokwim; Parents file wrongful death lawsuit in death of daughter; Marine scientist Michelle Ridgway remembered for being outspoken conservationist; Anchorage hosting Olympic hopefuls at U.S. Cross Country Nationals; After two-week delay, sled dog racing season kicks off on the Kuskokwim; Popular Anchorage polar bear unexpectedly dies; When preschoolers meet Pioneers, both benefit Listen now

For some states, climate change may be a credit problem. For Alaska? Maybe not; Walker appoints former Attorney General to Permanent Fund Corporation’s board; How energy systems across the state are saving costs; Feds jump into transboundary mining dispute; Sexual assault survivor, advocacy group speak out against sexual predatory behavior; AK: Anchorage's thriving skateboard scene retreats underground; 49 Voices: Simon Vongsamath in Bethel Listen now

Unique payment plan for companies who owe TAPS settlement money; Clock approaches midnight for Congress to renew this oil industry tax; Fairbanks Four file wrongful imprisonment suit against city; First Alaska Native Superior Court Judge passes away; Murkowski bill targets ocean acidification in rural communities; Shellfish first, finfish second at Sitka meeting of Board of Fish; Old gold slows borough land selection; Kake hydro gets boost in governor’s budget; City will not donate funds to St. Michael’s Cathedral for renovation project; On New Year's Day, America's State Parks says take a hike! Listen now

Locals attempt to rebuild after powerful winds tear through Kuskokwim communities; Port Heiden loses road access to safe harbor and old village; Work starts on oil exploration project in Arctic federal waters; As kings suffer across Southeast, Chilkat Chinook candidate for “stock of concern”; Unalaska mayor will face recall election in 2018; Come 2018, the state plans to dispose of F/V Akutan; Juneau revisits scrapping eagle nest protections; Sheldon Chalet offers luxury at elevation in the Alaska Range; Memoir details emigration from Ireland to New York to Alaska Listen now

State approves ExxonMobil’s expansion plan for Point Thomson, ending months-long fight; Fairbanks police, state troopers fatally shoot man; Police: Trooper shoots armed man in back of patrol car; Tax appeal challenges Alaska’s fish landing tax; Unalaska's fire chief says he was forced to resign; BSAR asks surrounding villages, own members for help responding to nightly alcohol emergencies; 'Let them talk!’ Iconic political figure Jack Coghill urges collegiality among legislators; Rural Alaska losing access to fisheries, report says Listen now

New oil estimate for NPR-A: It's 'HUGE'; State looks to settle TAPS tariff cases; North Slope borough storm gets disaster declaration; Refuge drilling opponents prepare for next phase of struggle; Bethel Search and Rescue seeks stronger partnership with local police; Alaska Christmas trees: backyard charm or out-of-state beauty?; AK: Anchorage celebrates winter solstice with tour of trees; 49 Voices: Anita Laulainen of Palmer Listen now

Man killed in fourth Anchorage officer-involved shooting of the year; Two arrested in Juneau for murder in Anchorage cold case from 1995; Pebble announces federal permit application; State’s latest water quality report has bad news for popular Kenai River; $200m for Fort Greely interceptors in spending bill; Chugach announces proposal to by ML&P; Homer fishermen grapple with cod decline; For some Native corp shareholders, cultural role outweighs the economic; Ask a Climatologist: A remarkably warm December Listen now

Trump lauds ANWR passage; Young: 'We finally got it done'; Oil companies aren’t promising to drill in ANWR…so how interested are they?; ACLU won't challenge Assembly's modified anti-camping measure; Anchorage firefighter wins nearly $780,000 in lawsuit against city; Walker budget proposes fix for spring ferry funding foul-up; Alaska’s only tribal college will waive tuition for Alaska Native students; T-rexes, minions and more at the ninth annual Polar Plunge; The real cost of child care in Juneau Listen now

Long ANWR battle ending quietly; Climate task force begins work – and push-back begins, too; New trial ordered for man convicted in Coast Guard killings; State mandated review of Juneau’s untested sexual assault kits is underway; Mat-Su teacher contract negotiations hit impasse over pay, health insurance; Local athletes hope to represent Juneau at Native Youth Olympics; Preventing problems with exercise for elders Listen now

Pebble names First Quantum Minerals as new partner; Landslide south of Anchorage creates 'unusual' highway blockage; Sarah Palin's son charged with hitting father; Walker wants to borrow money to pay $900 million in oil tax credits; Permanent Fund Corporation to study ethical and sustainable investing; Why prison drug treatment programs in Alaska ramped down at ‘exactly the wrong time’; Wolves and logging both cut into Prince of Wales deer; Mt. Edgecumbe girls smash records at state wrestling tournament Listen now

Amid sexual harassment claims, Rep. Westlake says he’ll resign; Murkowski unsure Congress can investigate Trump on groping charges; Walker proposes smaller budget, plans to fill gap with savings; Conoco hopes to crack open off-limits North Slope land; Alaska marijuana regulators issue first-ever license revocation after slew of violations; ACLU sounds alarm on non-criminal immigrant detentions in Anchorage; Marine biologists seek answers in a warmer Bering Sea; AK: How do you recruit more young Alaska Native nurses?; 49 Voices: Alexandria McLearen of Anchorage Listen now