Anchorage candidates vie for progressive bona fides ahead of primary; Alaskans may soon be able to finance energy improvements through their utility bills; Senator Sullivan holds discussions along Y-K Delta; Anchorage School District may have new school start times for students; New power plant will keep lights on in Togiak; Hundreds of dying seabirds found in Bering and Chukchi seas; With king restrictions, Wrangell tries out new Coho derby; Drag show brings gender play to Sitka Listen now

With tweaks, Alaska Supreme Court rules Yes for Salmon can go on ballot; Interior official: ‘millions’ more acres in NPR-A to open for oil development; Anchorage healthcare providers discuss rural tele-health systems with FCC Commissioner; Division of Public Health releases numbers on opioid overdoses; Mountaineering ranger details how Denali rescue operation became recovery operation; Two men arrested for allegedly shooting bear and two cubs on camera; Likely winner emerges in rare Anchorage Assembly race; Petersburg could look at end or changes to recycling program; 'Art activist' spends week in Togiak to promote conservation; Kodiak service kicks off annual St. Herman pilgrimage Listen now

Proposal would have either Walker or Begich drop out of race; Alaska House candidate Hart asks voters not to consider him; Legislative Council votes against adding Friday hours for legislative information offices; Governor Walker signs bill increasing medical cost transparency, access to health services; Groups seek to influence Murkowski on Kavanaugh vote; Comment period extended for draft Donlin reclamation plan; Y-K nonprofit looking at how rural Alaska handles alcohol; In Palmer, Surgeon General says preventing addiction requires looking at larger community problems; High level military to visit Anchorage this week; New business offers shuttle service between Whitehorse and Haines; Togiak's slow but steady salmon run cracks record; Sugpiaq artist shares work, culture with Kodiak residents Listen now

Pilot identified in fatal Alaska Range crash; Austria man dies in Alaska pack-rafting accident; Kodiak pays $254K to settle lawsuit filed by family of autistic man; New data on Chukchi Sea polar bears leads to subsistence harvest level increase; Troopers seize 33,000 pounds of illegal salmon near Homer; After a long wait, Ugashik fishermen's patience pays off; FCC Commissioner to visit Unalaska during state broadband tour; Empty grocery shelves stem from missed shipments; Kodiak feels tropical at 78F and breaks a 1941 record; Anchor Point residents aim to keep an eye on crime; Philanthropic horticulturists and other prison community leaders Listen now

After crossing Bering Strait, Anchorage man detained in Russia; As trade war escalates, AGDC and Gov. Walker minimize threat to state’s LNG project; Southeast Alaska residents react to Roadless Rule announcement; Mat-Su residents to vote on adding local police officers; Ongoing power outages spoil summer subsistence harvests in Tuluksak; Quota raised for subsistence hunting of Chukchi polar bears; Alaska collects $11M in tax revenue from marijuana; Ernie Turner Center finds new home near Eklutna; Pink trash cans bring curbside composting to Anchorage; AK: Quartz Lake denizens adapt to a shrinking water level; 49 Voices: Tom Huddleston of Copper Center

Alaska Permanent Fund grew by more than $6B in fiscal year; New roads in the Tongass? Forest service signs off on state’s ask; State Climate Action Leadership Team meets in Anchorage; Congressman Young addresses Native issues, gun violence at forum; Group of tourists pledges to cancel trips to Alaska if Murkowski confirms SCOTUS nominee; Earthworm species found by Fairbanks high school student may be native to Interior; ANSEP hosts first program in Y-K Delta; Largest shipment of Yup’ik artifacts in the world arrives in Quinhagak; Six Y-K Delta communities clean up household waste with help from Donlin Gold; When prisoners own the store, everyone profits Listen now

Congress authorizes six icebreakers in Pentagon bill; Following 'severe' computer virus, Mat-Su borough issues disaster declaration; Alaska’s draft climate action plan includes carbon tax on page 43; National chain forces native Hawaiian to drop “Aloha Poke” from Anchorage restaurant; Experiments in Northern Alaska seek to improve projections for a changing Arctic; Here's what you need to know before voting in the August primary; Science program tries to make amends after sending mixed signals to native youth in Y-K Delta; Juneau teens rap about Tlingit culture in new bilingual music video Listen now

Kavanaugh: Alaskans set stakes for Murkowski; Using data as a carrot, state hopes to entice interest in special North Slope oil lease sale; Nome residents continue wait for Quintillion high-speed internet; Nevada man dies when commercial canoe flips in Alaska river; Y-K Delta communities mull options for National Guard armories; Nushagak fishing re-opened after fuel leak from capsized boat; Juneau’s Housing First eyes $7 million expansion; Fairbanks Folk School hopes to expand traditional-skills curriculum at new location; Norton Sound communities look to build commercial reindeer economy Listen now

Whittier police arrest two men with 33-pound bag of meth; Six suspects in custody in connection with North Pole murder; Construction company says its truck didn't drop deadly rock; Alaska House primary has the most candidates in 22 years; Taixtsalda Hill wildfire likely human-caused, officials say; After deadly bear attack, hikers in Eagle River weigh risks; Value of Bristol Bay salmon rises, even as the fish shrink; Halibut dock prices rebound, but upswing may not last; ALASKAbuds signs lease to house Bethel's first cannabis shop; International journalist exchange brings Pakistani reporters to Anchorage TV station Listen now

BLM projects 'insignificant' impact from seismic work in ANWR; Capsized vessel near Clark's Point being salvaged; Computer virus disrupts several Mat-Su services; Woman charged with 149 counts Alaska dividend fraud; Pebble review continues after Walker seeks delay; Taixtsalda Hill fire has 113 firefighters trying to contain it; Two separate people pawed by separate Katmai bears in 'minor' incidents; New farm bill program aims to help food insecurity in Alaska; AK: Petersburg High graduate with cerebral palsy ready for new challenges; 49 Voices: Janene Driscoll of Gustavus Listen now

VPSO director charged with leaving scene of vehicle accident, criminal mischief; Study: Economic recession to end in Anchorage by next year; Did 'the blob' heat the Bering Sea enough to threaten your fish sticks?; Nushagak fishing district closed as officials attempt to contain a fuel leak; Three main candidates vie for open West Anchorage seat; State allows 90-hour dip net opening at Chitina following strong sockeye return; King, red and chum salmon meeting ADF&G escapement goals in Kuskokwim tributaries; Company considers Kodiak for site of second launch pad; Klukwan Community Library carries out initiative to preserve stories of tribal members Listen now

From Congress, a call to help fishermen caught in trade war; The Big Thaw: Fishermen in Kodiak cope with record low cod numbers; After further review, gasline corp still prefers Nikiski over Port Mac; State officials weigh shift to more voting by mail; Tender capsizes near Clark's Point; Body of Togiak fisherman who fell overboard found; Fire crews continue battle with Taixtsalda Hill fire, estimated at 4,700 acres; As lands uplift, a wetland refuge in Juneau is losing ground; Summer camp promotes Alutiiq culture on Afognak Island; Nome Nugget newspaper under new ownership Listen now

Walker leads in fundraising and cash on hand, but other candidates have strengths; Fairbanks Borough mayor seeks consolidation of fire commissions; Crews continue to battle blaze southeast of Tok, now estimated at 730 acres; Legislation allows more immediate wildfire penalties; Will online sales taxes incentivize Alaskans to shop local?; As man is found guilty of 2015 shooting, victim and family hope to move on; College students help keep Bristol Bay sockeye top tier; How little investments can lead to big community change Listen now

State leaders say salmon initiative would cost time and money if it passes; More Y-K Delta tribes protest Donlin Mine as permitting process progresses; Troopers investigate double North Pole shooting; Interior heat wave to continue as temperature records are broken; Small fires put out near Copper River over weekend; Siemens and Knikatnu propose to jointly supply IGU with LNG; Southeast invests in tourism hoping for big return; Solarize Anchorage spreads solar across Airport Heights neighborhood; Selling Arctic science with a BARC-becue; Here's why ice was a hot commodity in the Nushagak this summer Listen now

Murkowski calls on Trump to end 'sad chapter' of splitting families at border; Court filing aims to prevent lawsuits by Alaska victims in Las Vegas shooting; Board of Fisheries declares low Chignik sockeye returns an emergency; Inuit Circumpolar Council signs Utqiaġvik Declaration: a guide for future Arctic action; In apparent suicide, man dies after jumping from eighth floor of UAF building; After Hydro One leaders resign, Avista reassures regulators about merger; The squid or the whale? Reported giant squid in Lynn Canal actually decomposing whale; AK: The journey of Alaska's go-to man in China; 49 Voices: Benito Achas of Kodiak Listen now

USFWS quietly allows land survey in Izembek; Enviros call foul; Endangered Species Act overhaul could put Alaska’s polar bears in crosshairs; Feds join governor in ending Juneau road extension; Anchorage officials employ new methods to clear away illegal homeless camps; Feds request public input on National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska oil leasing; DNA shows Eagle River bears shot after maulings were not to blam; Tlingit & Haida tight-lipped about project near Eaglecrest; Anchorage pilot dies, two suffer injuries in Willow plane crash; Panel finds Alaska lawmaker violated ethics law; A woman seeks Don Young's seat in Congress. And she's never been to Alaska; How bold? Governor’s climate action team talks emissions reduction goals and education Listen now

Weather conditions blamed in Prince of Wales plane crash, preliminary report says; F/V Kristi sinks near Clark’s Point, all on board survive; Parnell endorses Dunleavy for governor; Diesel fuel spills in Gambell after pipeline fails; New sheriff in town? Mat-Su policing discussion includes asking voters; Arctic without borders: Inuit Circumpolar Council meets in Utqiaġvik; Public comment period extended for proposed change to National Park Service bear baiting regulation; In Mountain Village, elder judges use restorative justice to find solutions; World Eskimo Indian Olympics kicks off in Fairbanks; Women aim for firearm mastery at Sitka pistol clinic Listen now

Senators have criticized Trump. Now what?; Alaska governor signs bill banning smoking in workplaces; Search suspended for cruise ship passenger missing in Glacier Bay; Panel deliberates complaint against lawmaker; Young has about $470K in hand toward Alaska re-election bid; Life sentence for Anchorage man in kidnapping, shooting of 2 brothers; Here’s how a planeload of salmon gets from Cook Inlet to customers in Anchorage; Construction on Aniak’s new runway is underway; Dalton Highway closures coming to avoid 'frozen debris lobe'; Alutiiq ancestral objects return home to Kodiak after nearly 150 years; End of an Era: Blockbuster begins final inventory sales Listen now

Alaska senators fault Trump for going easy on Putin; Alaska’s LNG project looking for private contractor to help with federal permitting; Inupiaq woman criticizes use of her image in Dunleavy ad, campaign deletes footage; NTSB: The F/V Destination sank after accumulating ice in heavy freezing spray; Iditarod adds four new board members amid criticism; Alaska National Guard turns over rural armories for public use; Commercial company conducts rocket exercise at Kodiak launch facility; State's only coal mine celebrates 75th anniversary; When traditional banking isn't an option, try this out instead; Looking to fill niche and begin enterprise, Anchorage teen opens streetwear store Listen now

Chinese delegation visits Kodiak as Trump administration issues new proposed tariffs; Trump administration puts brakes on Indian Country in Alaska; Fairbanks Four suit alleges misconduct, questions settlement agreement; With grocery supplies dwindling on remote Alaska island, the government opened seal harvest early; First marijuana dispensary in Haines opens; AK: Spruce tip fever brings economic boost to Southeast; 49 Voices: Noatak Post of Juneau Listen now