Buccaneer Alaska Working To Bring Jack-Up Rig To Cook Inlet, Chenault Renews In-State Gas Line Push, Study Describes North Slope Employment As A Roller Coaster, Sea Ice Delays Bering Sea Snow Crab Season, More Federal Charges Filed Against Fairbanks Militia Group, Senate Opens Crime Summit, Subsistence Board To Review Rural, Non-Rural Status Decision Process, Bristol Bay, Unalaska Papers Returning Next Month, Powerful Solar Flares Surging
State Expects Unemployment Filings To Rise Due To Shutdown; Alaska Native Tribal Governments Keep Doors Open For Now; Bethel Economic Summit Looks At Energy Needs; Signing Up For Insurance On Federal Marketplace Still A Waiting Game; Alaska E-Health Network Defends Privacy Protections Of Medical Records; Why Sea-Tac Airport Workers Can't Join a Union for Better Pay; Tlingit & Haida Housing Authority, CCS To Expand Senior Services In Rural Southeast Download Audio
Key Provisions of Erin's Law Restored; Village Crime Victims Need Intervention, Senators Told; State Consolidates Two Divisions in Dept. of Labor; Lawyers Say Walker Can Act On Medicaid Without the Legislature; Fairbanks Man Likely Contracted Measles in Mongolia; State Budget Cuts Squeeze Wildland Firefighters; New Marijuana Restrictions Regulate Secondhand Smoke; Nikiski Seeks More Law Enforcement as Petty Crime Booms; Study Investigates Water Contamination in North Pole; With Seconds to Spare, Coast Guard Rescues Crew of Kupreanof Download Audio:
Arizona senator on a pork hunt targets Kodiak; Trump's VA pick came to Alaska in 2015; WIIN and NDAA make an Arctic deep draft port more likely; Walrus Islands designated as national historic landmark; Before and after photos of Bogoslof Island show big changes after recent eruption; Extreme cold to move across Alaska in coming week; Anchorage looks to provide shelter for homeless in pending cold snap; Only homeless shelter in Kodiak fights through the cold; Tanker truck spills 4,000 gallons of diesel fuel after crash near Paxson; Sitka’s Green Lake Dam back in service; Homer students to compete in state robotics championship Listen now
Six charged in extensive Anchorage mail fraud case; Long awaited Interior natural gas contract expected; Fish and Game criticized over "chronic failure" regulating Mat-Su waters; PenAir requests subsidy to sustain market in Pribilof Islands; Former senator, longtime Native leader Albert Kookesh fighting cancer; Lawsuit dismissed after prompting abortion rule changes; Responders have mitigated pollution threat of F/V Akutan, Coast Guard says; New study suggests dental therapists improving oral health in YK Delta; Bradley Lake hydro expansion moves forward; Macomb caribou season closed early a day; Someone's painting rainbow colors over a Juneau crosswalk; the city wants it to stop; Ask a Climatologist: Rainy…even by Ketchikan standards Listen now
State senators slam additional Medicaid costs; Alaska senators vote 'no' as Senate renews surveillance law; Bethel police unable to trace cellphone calls to 911; Prison riot prompts lockdown; Anchorage bust nets $1.2M worth of meth, heroin; New app harnesses crowdsourced weather information; What caused the Blob? Scientists conclude: we did; K300 no stranger to severe weather; Board of Fisheries navigates 'uncharted territory' for Southeast's king salmon; Fishermen set off for first tanner crab fishery since 2013. Listen now
Alaska spent millions. So why is this historic building still a wreck?; Anchorage emergency rooms can't handle number of patients needing psychiatric care; Anchorage organization to buy LIO building for $14M; Railroad traffic still stalled as Talkeetna flooding recedes; Juneau’s child care providers concerned by proposed licensing changes; Paul Schaughency And Martin Aure reflect on evacuating Attu Listen now
Murkowski: Kavanaugh debate now about 'victims and their ability to tell their story'; Fairbanks City Council greenlights reality show showcasing local police; Alaska has a climate change policy. Now what?; Supporters outnumber opponents in salmon habitat ballot initiative public hearing; Science around the house: Houston High teacher nominated for Alaska Teacher of the Year; Homer City Council revisits plastic bag ban; ‘Quite an influx’: Numerous army convoys to traverse highway for big training exercise; The man who translates climate change data for Alaskans is retiring. Here’s a Q&A Listen now
Gov. Dunleavy introduces budget with larger PFDs, with cuts to come; Damage tally to Anchorage utilities, facilities stands at $30M; Nenana Native Association receives grant for bridge across Nenana River; ASD accepts resignation of teacher who 'shoved and grabbed' a student in May; Hoonah’s Icy Strait Point plans new dock for megaships; What happens when an oil producer moves into the neighborhood?; AK: A Wrangell scrounge master finds art in scraps left behind; 49 Voices: Katie Irwin of Anchorage
Calls for 'vigilance' on Russian military buildup in Arctic; Governor's mid-year budget bill cuts VPSO recruitment funds; Coast Guard crew member dies in accident on Homer Spit; Medical community mourns loss of missing Guardian Flight colleagues; Klawock mayor pleads guilty to soliciting prostitution; Survey will monitor cruise ship emissions in downtown Juneau this summer; 12 rookie mushers prepare to tackle Yukon Quest trail; ‘Life is going to spring back to us’: the sun returns to Utqiaġvik; AK: Hunters sleep in Bethel parking lot to get muskox permits; 49 Voices: Peter Atchak of Bethel
House forms new tribal affairs subcommittee; House schedules dates for public budget hearings; Over 100 people rally in Anchorage as part of Global Climate Strike; Fairbanks mayors disagree on marijuana use at retail stores; Southeast will see one of the largest old growth timber sales in years; Surviving snowboarders remember fallen Haines avalanche victim; Sitka sac roe fishery on two-hour notice starting Sunday; AK: Ketchikan mental health clinic hopes 'Proof' will debunk taboos; 49 Voices: Geneva Luteria of Anchorage
Napakiak mourns after two prisoners die in jail fire; Pot could leave black mark on immigration cases; Lawmakers are grappling with allowing a $3,000-dollar PFD in the budget; Dry weather forecasted throughout much of the state; Fire season kicks off with over a dozen fires statewide; Diomede’s outdated water system recovers only partially after failure; residents make do with snow melt and run-off; University of Alaska seeking people affected by data breach; The 2019 cruise ship season has begun; Alaska attorney general recovering after 'scare'; Someone took a sack of crap through Juneau airport security; New book packed with history of Southeast salmon canneries; Alaska Women's Hall of Fame induction tomorrow
Vote to draw from state savings account to pay for capital projects falls short; $20M state grant released to Alaska schools, but future funding remains unclear; Work begins on new site for village of Newtok; State employees anxious as government shutdown threat looms; Numerous fires spark around Interior; DEC details new plan to address PFAS in soil; Unusually high number of seal deaths reported along the coast of the Bering and Chukchi Seas; Ask a Climatologist: Anchorage close to record number of 'thunderstorm days'; Goat yoga? In Fairbanks, there’s a new animal to flow with: reindeer
Alaska House absences draw attention; State warns striking ferry workers of loss of health coverage; Moody’s sees negative outlook for Alaska’s credit rating; Alaska appeals court sends murder case back to lower court 'We’re gonna be out on the streets' Anchorage readies for homeless crisis; Chair of Rasmuson Foundation, and Dunleavy voter, walks back support for governor; Governor’s veto could close Head Start classrooms in Southeast Alaska; Donlin Gold suspends operations as Smith Creek Fire grows
A judge describes a crisis in Alaska's criminal justice system. Also: Kodiak Island villages worry about ferry reductions and increased isolation.
It's looking like an oil and gas lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will not happen before the end of the year. Also: Southeast residents are trying to cope with ferry service cuts, reduced further now with a vessel under repair. And private developers want to build a new ferry dock near Ketchikan.
Alaska lawmakers are reviewing Hilcorp's pending purchase of BP's assets. Plus: Alaska Native groups gather in Anchorage to help translate material for the 2020 census.
Sen. Murkowski says she'll vote against impeaching the president, but she doesn't excuse his actions. Plus: Wrangell residents have a message for the governor ahead of his town hall visit. And, a look at Sitka's first hybrid electric fishing boat.
Store managers in Alaska emphasize that supply chains remain intact. Plus: Parents scramble to care for their children while all schools and many daycare centers remain closed. And, the Iditarod Sled Dog Race has a winner.
Over a million pieces of personal protective equipment have landed in Anchorage. And, as some businesses reopen, others close for good. Plus: A Juneau food cart owner adapts to a new socially distant reality.