Environmental Groups Ask For Further Study Of Chukchi Sea Coral; New State Forest Proposed In Susitna Valley; Alaska Schools Waiting To Be Excused From ‘No Child Left Behind’; Robots Offer New Medical Care Options In Remote Communities; Voice of ‘Pocahontas’ Launching Film Production Company In Anchorage; Berries, Trash Blamed For Bear Problems On Popular Fairbanks Trail; Forest Service Seeks Information About Stolen Cedar Planks For Trail Project; Artist In Residence Sets Gates of the Arctic to Music
Project Chariot - A Nuclear Legacy in Point Hope; With Capitol Renovations on Schedule, Contractors Get More Work; Early Tests Show B.C. Tailings Spillwater Is 'Safe'; Westward Plant Workers Face Air Pollution Charges; New Geotags May Shed Light on Auklet Migrations; Fairbanks Fimmaker Rolls Out Plans For Yup'ik Themed Movie; AK: Farming Off the Grid; 300 Villages: Port Lions Listen now:
Following hold on previous administrative order, CFEC to keep most of its functions; report ponders future of University of Alaska athletics; former Bethel PO Andrew Reid sentenced; victim's sister speaks up about lasting trauma; grounded by fog, would-be travelers watch Huna Tribal House festivities from afar; Kenai Borough Assembly keeps invocation, hears from deeply divided residents; police funding concerns intertwine with Fairbanks mayoral race; Alaska State Fair kicks off its 80th birthday in Palmer Listen now
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
With 35th homicide this year, Anchorage hits an all-time high; Warning from left: Deficit could eat Alaska's ANWR money; Canada rejects transboundary mine permit protest; AIDEA board OKs sale of Pentex to Interior Gas Utility; GOA Pacific cod allocations hacked 80 percent after massive stock decline; Staggeringly low forecasts for king salmon in the Stikine; Reaching out to youth where they are; Does Sitka’s Baranov statue impress or oppress? Listen now
Independent challenger raising competitive amounts to unseat Don Young; Alaska House and Senate pass dueling school funding plans; Capitol rally calls for more funding to support STEAM education in Alaska; ConocoPhillips announces three new oil discoveries on the North Slope; At USACE scoping meetings in Iliamna Lake region, locals express concerns about Pebble; Court hears arguments in suit over borough invocation policy; Bethel fire chief says BIA building could burn for up to two days; Thousands of quakes hit Alaska since January's major shake; Ted Stevens International Airport ranked fifth busiest hub for air cargo; Nicolas Petit claims decisive win in 2018 Kobuk 440; John Oliver offers movie memorabilia to Anchorage Blockbuster Listen now
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
Dunleavy retains Michael Johnson as education commissioner; Appeals court rules on decade-old challenge of four Tongass timber sales; Alaska credit union to serve marijuana businesses; New trial date set for man convicted in Coast Guard killings; National report says Alaska Natives, rural Alaskans bear the brunt of climate change; No piped sewer and water for Bethel's Avenues neighborhood; Eielson AFB commander says F-35's will usher new era of combat power; Wrangell removes prayer from public meetings… sort of; Alaska musher banned from Iditarod sled race next year; In Golovin, search continues for missing elder; Pacific High carving class brings serenity to students
Alaska State of the State speech a go after House agreement; Republican Talerico falls one vote short of becoming House speaker; Mother of slain Alaska teen appointed chair of parole board; Industry rep says he's being replaced on Alaska marijuana board; Popular well at Dillingham Catholic church closed due to PFAS contamination; USPS scraps plan to make northern Alaska deliveries cheaper; Unalaska council looks at potentially taxing online sales; Students remain frustrated while UAA works to resolve education accreditation debacle; Arctic Man to hold first event without skiers, snowboarders pulled by snow machine; Weather forces change in Yukon Quest format; Tons of food headed for Yukon Quest trail; Sitka High design class marries tradition and technology in student paddle carving project; Wasilla woman reunited with cat that was missing for years
For decades, the government stood between the Unangan people and the seals they subsist on. Now, that’s changing. ; Keith Miller, Alaska's third governor, dies at 94; Don Young: 46 years in an office he never expected to win; Alaskans split on Dunleavy PFD repayment plan; Dunleavy budget faces criticism at Alaska Native forum; State labor economist says state policies have affected recession length; EPA report shows increased chemical releases at Red Dog Mine, state pushes back; Trail stories unfold as musher begin to take 24-hour breaks in Takotna
Legislators reject six Dunleavy appointees to boards and commissions; Dunleavy fills second Palmer court seat after delay; Maine governor approves extradition of accused UAF cold case killer to Alaska; Anchorage bust nets heroin, fentanyl totaling 10-plus pounds; Elim without potable water; boil notice issued; As cruise ships grow, more passengers are headed to Alaska; The special ingredient inside these new gluten-free noodles? Fish, from Alaska.; Donlin Gold to begin drilling program; If approved, Fairbanks could have its first female police chief; Ask a Climatologist: The mid-April snow people are seeing is not surprising
Suspect in village fatal shooting makes self-defense claim; Attorney General Barr says 'very basics of public safety are lacking in the villages'; Pilot dies in crash of experimental airplane near Wasilla; NTSB releases preliminary report for Metlakatla floatplane crash; UAF relocating long-standing reindeer herd off campus farm; Federal researchers open formal investigation into gray whale deaths, including Alaska's; Dunleavy taps former aide for vacant Board of Fish seat; Searchers work to recover Napaskiak man who drowned in Kuskokwim River; AK: Silver-haired Haines athletes go for gold; 49 Voices: Shane Baldwin of St. Paul
Alaska Legislature sues governor over validity of school funding law; As University of Alaska faces uncertain financial future, officials focus on supporting current students; Lawmakers here from constituents at Wasilla LIO; Draft ferry schedule shows long gaps in service to coastal communities; Effort to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy working to coalesce around legal grounds; Meet the Trump administration official whose signature could formally open ANWR to drilling ; Young votes against condemning Trump for racist tweets; Galvin tries again to unseat Young; Containment efforts keep Swan Lake Fire away from communities
A new pool of warm water in the Pacific brings back memories of the blob. Plus, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe wants Alaskans to talk more about global warming.
The proposed Pebble Mine's backers spent more than $1 million dollars this year to lobby Congress. Also: A judge orders the state to stop housing psychiatric patients in jails.
A looming state budget proposal deadline is challenged by a low revenue forecast. Plus: A new timber sale helps the school in Tok stay warm.
Debate over the PFD fractures the Senate Majority caucus and the recall Dunleavy campaign resumes after an accidental delay.
Governor Dunleavy tries to reassure Alaskans as the coronavirus upends the global economy. Plus: Training dogs as a rookie Iditarod musher. And, a Wrangell basketball player finally gets a chance to play after spending years on the bench.
Bristol Bay communities face balancing health concerns with a lucrative fishing season. Plus: an Anchorage toy store owner provides distractions during tough times. And, Bethel's close-knit community turns to videochats during a time of social distancing.
The state prepares for out of state travelers arriving with proof that they're COVID free. And, some fear a planned protest in Palmer could turn violent. Plus: child care advocates in Alaska push for funding and reform.