Alaska News Nightly: September 25, 2012

Department of the Interior Announces NPR-A Lease Sale; Parnell Visits Asia, Touts Alaska’s Resource Potential; False Pass Experimenting With Hydro Power; Brotherhood Bridge For Sale; Medical Examiners Work To ID Body Found Near Coastal Trail; Alaska Railroad to Resume Freight Service; USGS Tests Early Earthquake Warning System In California; Cruise Ship Wastewater Handling Practices May Change; Historian Discovers Early Cartographer Technique

Alaska News Nightly: July 23, 2014

Fishers in Tell State to Stop Commercial Openings; State Releases New Mercury Guidelines; Enstar Hearing Packed; Judge Rules in Set Netting Case; Canadian Environmental Officials Give OK to Mine Near Ketchikan; Arctic Birds Show More Signs of Mercury; Cup'ik Language Gets App; Daniels Leads Jazz Workshop

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Fed budget includes AK projects; Port Clarence land transferred; presidential race heads to AK in March; Fairbanks woman sentenced; crew maps polar bears; Sass maintains Yukon Quest lead; new SNAP app unveiled; new exhibit highlights AK modern art. Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

Interior Dept. gives Ahtna region more say in moose, caribou hunt; Deadline nears for Murkowski energy bill; Former Attorney General Richards joins Bering Straits Native Corp; Armstrong Oil and Gas has high hopes for another North Slope find this winter; Sockeye fire trial postponed again; North Slope caribou hunters face new restrictions; Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center welcomes two new wolves; Earthquake swarm in Port Heiden continues; Invasive strep outbreak claims lives of 4 Alaskans; Southcentral’s only meat packing plant up for grabs; Anchorage NAACP elects new president; Grand jury indicts man in Anchorage auto shop shooting death; What’s school like in Tenakee Springs without a school? Listen Now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 17, 2017

Walker seeks compromise from Legislature on capital budget; Special session ends with compromise on oil and gas tax credits; Dunleavy announces plans to run for governor in Alaska; BP leak investigation led to shutdown of 5 more wells; Levelock stabbing under investigation as a homicide; North Star Borough to close North Pole transfer site for cleanup, reopen with monitor; Kotzebue commercial fishers have two buyers in town this season; Ecosystem study unlocks the mystery of black cod survival; Hold your nets! Chilkat Inlet subsistence fishery delayed another week; Troopers shoot bear after it kills, eats a dog in a Sitka neighborhood; Anchorage pilot dies in plane crash near Yentna River; Healthy housing market shows Ketchikan’s resilience; ‘Nones’ in Juneau changing religious landscape Listen now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Dec. 18, 2017

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

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 12, 2018

Charges: Ex-Quintillion CEO duped investors in Arctic broadband project; Senate votes down further increasing PFD amounts; Rep. Kito will no longer commit to voting with Alaska House majority; Draft Walker climate policy urges Alaska to transition away from fossil fuels; Technology helping small communities cut high energy costs, conference organizer says; Opening statements begin in Bethel tobacco trial; 16 teams depart Kobuk 440 start in Kotzebue; "A Tale of Two Tricksters" pairs Alaska Native and Puerto Rican traditions Listen now

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 20, 2018

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

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018

Climate change will cost Alaska hundreds of millions per year, report finds; Is there something for everyone in a new vision for Tongass roads?; Icebreaker could lose out to wall; What’s behind a wave of threats in Anchorage schools?; Community forum focuses on helping people who are homeless with improved behavioral health care; National Guard rescues pilot and passenger after Montague Island plane crash; New legislation improves earthquake preparedness in Alaska; Climate, infrastructure impact Alaska heating costs; Real or fake? Christmas tree companies compete for customers

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019

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

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Lawmakers want to know more about economic impact of state budget proposal; Tlingit code talkers recognized by state legislature for their efforts during WWII; Herd on the Hill brings constituent letters right to Congress; Anchorage police: Suspected prowler shot, killed after firing at officers; Lawsuit challenges state’s Medicaid policy denying transgender-related health care coverage; Predicting marine heatwaves can have economic implications; Juneau Assembly rejects cruise invitation, citing possible conflicts of interest; Petit takes lead out of Iditarod checkpoint as musher come off their 24-hour breaks

Through language, a Yup’ik teacher passes on a way of life

As a child, Alice Fitka was punished for speaking her Yup'ik language in school. Since then, she's spent decades teaching it in the Western Alaska village of Tuntutuliak.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Bill to fund full, $3,000 PFD fails narrowly in state Senate; Tanker crash spills 2,000 gallons of diesel on Dalton Highway; University of Alaska task force looking at potential restructure of UA system; As some sea star populations make a comeback, scientists may have found cause of ‘wasting disease’; This ice cream stand was constructed out of local wood. Here’s why that’s unique.; NOAA is trying to encourage more observers to report sexual harassment; Constantine releases Preliminary Economic Assessment of the Palmer Project; Alaska or bust! Racers set out on paddleboards, outrigger canoe, sailboats and skiffs

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 19, 2019

Alaska lawmakers debate bill to fund capital budget; Congressional delegation eyes federal funds at risk in state budget impasse; Lawsuit will not interrupt Alaska public school funding; 1 dead, 5 injured in Tutka Bay floatplane crash, Troopers say; VA Secretary outlines new facilities and funds planned for Alaska; UAS accreditation renewed despite budget concerns; Fire officials shift priorities as wet weather slows Shovel Creek Fire; Anchorage to consider new camp clearance rules to slow fires; Talkeetna food pantry director discusses potential veto impacts; ADEC approves waste management permit for tunnel excavation at the Palmer Project; The Iceman finds roots, captures Sitka
An Alaska State Trooper cruiser parked on Nome’s Front Street in January 2015.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019

DNA evidence may have helped solve an Anchorage murder from the 1970s. Also: How damage caused by the Swan Lake wildfire on the Kenai Peninsula could cause monthly power bills to go up in Anchorage and Fairbanks.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019

In Fairbanks, a protest erupts on the first day of the AFN convention. Also: Sen. Lisa Murkowski responds to the latest revelations regarding the President and Ukraine.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

A Southeast Alaska teen becomes the state's first case of vaping-related illness. Plus: A new documentary tells the story of legendary Huslia sprint musher George Attla. And the Anchorage School District leads the way on Social-Emotional Learning.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 20, 2020

Sen. Murkowski prepares to vote during impeachment trial. Plus: highlights from the Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Some Alaska lawmakers praise the Governor after the House passes a state budget. Plus: Anchorage stores see products fly off the shelves over coronavirus concerns. And, a new exhibit explores the early effort by Alaskan women to fight for the vote.
A mossy spruce forest

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 17, 2020

Officials debate when and how to reopen Alaska's economy. Plus: Thousands of Alaskans depend on a cruise ship season that may not exist this summer. And, A Juneau forest guide turns a walk in the park into therapy.