BP halts oil and gas leaking from North Slope well; Troopers: Peaceful end to Seward Highway shots fired incident; Vice President meets with Walker over the weekend on his way to Asia; In a rare case of river piracy, climate change is the culprit; House sends income tax bill to Senate; As session breaks deadline, Senate passes bill to allow cellphone fee; SEC alleges inside trading in GCI sale; As first hunt on emperor geese begins, officials ask for conservative hunting; Tenured teachers address Ketchikan School Board; Annual Yup’ik spelling bee connects identity and culture in young spellers Listen now
Republican senators concerned with scale of proposed budget cuts; Cash assistance to Alaska low income seniors faces cut; CEO says genetically engineered salmon is no threat; Boeing plane involved in two deadly crashes not currently operating in Alaska; Homer Rep. Vance apologizes after criticizing letters from high school students; How school districts can keep students safe from abuse; Kaiser takes lead as Petit stalls en route to Koyuk; Warm wet conditions punctuate bad winter for this year's Iditarod mushers
CBO sees peril in Senate bill for uncrowded regions; Trump's Interior secretary takes first baby step on King Cove road; More Alaskans mauled by bears; Wilderness race cancelled due to bear mauling; Chilkat weaver receives national folk art honor; Chitina dip netters can now catch salon in Copper River after spring ban; Low tide reveals Alutiiq fishing method in Kodiak; New treasure trove of Inupiat recordings being assessed for possible digital use; Talkeetna’s inaugural Pride celebration draws a crowd; Study examines the ripple effect of charter operators' choices; Man becomes first person to Race to Alaska on a stand-up paddle board Listen now
Bill would repeal conflict of interest requirements enacted last year; Bethel's Pete Kaiser wins 2019 Iditarod; Bethel fans sing praises for hometown hero Pete Kaiser; Alaska rules for onsite marijuana use take effect in April; Alaska state ferry supporters come out in force; The Alaska Roadless Rule decision is moving along. Some tribal governments say it’s moving too fast.; Are more Juneau high school graduates ready for college? It depends.; Sparse snowfall in Eastern Interior leaves little ground insulation, may boost wildfire danger; Ahead of 2022 Olympics, APU skiers get an early preview of Beijing courses
Dunleavy outlines approach ahead of big budget rollout; Seismic ANWR exploration may happen in winter after all, says Interior; Drilling foes in House launch bill to close ANWR; Former Quintillion CEO admits to felony fraud; Pebble officials outline future of controversial mine; Of 140,000 comments, most favor keeping the Tongass Forest Roadless Rule; Investors are backing Southeast’s largest oyster farms; Brent Sass wins claims his 2nd Yukon Quest title; Southeast Alaska tribe takes initial steps to create their own tribal court; UAF plans for cuts amid Governor's budget proposal; Alaska Native Arts teacher asks Governor to reconsider proposed budget cuts
Memo raises legal questions with Alaska budget language; Plan to eliminate Power Cost Equalization Fund meets resistance; Alaska GOP Gov. Dunleavy disbands state climate response team; Gov. Dunleavy opens door to megaprojects with order; US Senate sidelines "Born-Alive" bill; Drug trafficking charges filed against former head of Kotzebue post office; Nome discusses public safety commission proposal; Homer opioid task force hopes to spur community action through conversation; ‘Pretty amazing that we’re here’: Morgan and Olds win second Iron Dog in a row; Streeper wins 7th Fur Rondy title; Brent Sass reflects on Quest victories, his Iditarod future
Search continues for missing medevac plane near Kake; Death of Coast Guard member sparks investigation in Unalaska; Dunleavy proposes constitutional amendments to enshrine PFDs, require public support for taxes, cap spending; Ferry system would lose millions under proposed Dunleavy budget; Interior delays public comment deadline for ANWR oil leasing; Pebble boosts spending to lobby feds; Rep. Young loses committee chairmanship; Valhalla strip mall closed for biz, even two months after quake; Ask an Economist: Growth and uncertainty for Alaska's cannabis industry; Willow 300 cancelled due to poor trail conditions; Alaska Communications planning to repair, replace slowly toppling telephone poles; Chicago, Midwest deals with Fairbanks-level cold snap
New legislation could make hiring vets less cumbersome; Boulder on the inside: a pot lawyer grows up fast; More snow means moose move to roads; Troopers investigate Soldotna home invasion, fatal shooting; Seward declares local emergency after heavy snowfall; Heavy snow factors in collapse of 'The Dome' sports complex; Egegik man sentenced for intent to distribute meth; Funding for opioid overdose kits offers "hope" for Alaska's drug epidemic; River otters use latrines as social hubs; Even before leading John McPhee down the Salmon River, Pat Pourchot landed dream job Listen now
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What's next for the legislature after narrowly avoiding a shutdown?; Ombudsman reports show failures at OCS; No answers for low Kuskokwim king run; Yukon salmon runs offering opportunities for harvest; Paddler sought life off the beaten path, respite from ‘paying to live’; AK: How do you grow a zoo in Anchorage?; 49 Voices: Nanne Boorgeart of Anchorage Listen now
Legislature Passes Bill On AGDC Appointment; Legislature Considers $150m to Help Refineries; Nikiski LNG Plant May Reopen Soon; Yukon Fishermen Prepare For Summer Of Conservation; Some Southeast Chinook Runs Expected To Be Strong; MEA Official Accuses Anchorage Assembly Of Misusing City Funds; Haines Residents Pursue Railroad Link; Group Uses National Water Dance To Raise Compassion Download Audio
Murkowski votes to block Trump's emergency; Sullivan votes opposite; Alaska, oil companies to determine economic viability of gasline within 60 days; Juneau, cruise industry reach tentative agreement on passenger fees; Man dies in Haines avalanche; Young asks Army surgeon general for suicide inquiry; House committee to hold budget hearings across Alaska; Juneau legislators address budget concerns at town hall; Virginia GOP group helps boost conservative Anchorage school board candidates; Aerial surveys begin as ADF&G prepares for herring fishery; Three women finish in top ten for Iditarod, for the first time; 'This Much Country' chronicles path from journalism to mushing dogs
House deadlock persists after Knopp votes for himself for speaker; State Revenue Commissioner outlines administration's budgeting policy; Big win for Murkowski: Public lands bill passes Senate; Alaska Native issues feature prominently at hearing on Arctic Refuge oil leasing; Brazil dam disaster sparks questions over the safety of Donlin's tailings dam; Ask an Economist: What does the PFD do for jobs, crime and health in Alaska?; Brent Sass recounts winning strategy for his second Yukon Quest victory
As Dunleavy defends budget, nonpartisan analyst questions whether it was designed ‘to create chaos’; Native Vietnam vets get another chance to claim 160 acres; Maine man charged in Fairbanks cold case denies involvement; Sitka senator opposes Dunleavy’s plan to sell new aquatics center; Cleanup underway for Prince of Wales landslide; Icelander visits Juneau to share advice for handling growing tourism industry; State's first female African American judge reflects on relatively recent milestone
A week into the legislative session, the House has yet to organize; Oil and gas jobs rebound in December; State of Alaska issues two key permits for Donlin mine; Questions about federal shutdown’s impact on upcoming halibut season go unanswered; Board of Game approves extended Southeast deer season; Jason Pavila wins Bogus Creek 150 in rookie race; Matthew Failor wins blistering fast Kuskokwim 300; Terrell Andrews Wins 2019 Akiak Dash
Judge reverses House District 40 primary, gives Nageak a two-vote edge; senators want to forever bar offshore rigs from Arctic; US wants to strengthen agreement to ban Arctic Ocean fishing; Conoco aims to up North Slope production with new drilling rig; ISER study analyzes economic impacts of state cuts, taxes; proposed Donlin Gold mine runs afoul of the Iditarod dog mushing community; new bed bug infestation at UAF residence halls; putting Alaska's nursing home deficiencies in context; White Horse, an essay about sexual assault trauma Listen Now
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State Senate Rejects Pay Raises For Governor, Commissioner . Budget Cuts Shrink AVO's Seismic Network. Empire Reporter Fired Following Disagreement With Publisher. Fish Board Restricts Commercial Fleet in Cook Inlet. Museum Exhibit Opens Highlighting Marine Debris Problem. Tourists Rescued Near Chatanika. Iditarod Considers Starting In Fairbanks. Moore Wins Yukon Quest. Drumming And Healing At Beans Café. Listen Now