Tax Credits, Subsidies Could Be Things Of The Past As Alaska Faces Multi-Billion Dollar Deficit; Lawmakers Weigh Exempting Alaska From Daylight Saving Time; Ethan Berkowitz Enters Anchorage Mayoral Race; Alaska Seeks Delay In Tribal Sovereignty Case; Gov. Walker Pulls Alaska Commission Of Judicial Conduct Nomination; Mat-Su Pursues Waste Solution; Honey Buckets Here For The Long Haul; Brent Sass First Yukon Quest Musher To Reach Dawson; Seabird Decline Could Signal Drop In Ocean Productivity Download Audio
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
Alaska attorney general joins others arguing that redistricting can be too partisan; Trump's decision to end DACA prompts Anchorage protest; Anchorage DA announces departure from position, move to private sector; Skagway rocked by second landslide in under 2 weeks; No injuries in Sitka Labor Day landslide; First large wind storm moving through Southcentral; Russian River flooding is affecting Kodiak residents; Drivers can expect night closures along Denali Highway; 18 animals left to waste during Forty Mile caribou hunt; New exhibit tells little-known story of a plan to settle Jewish refugees in Alaska during WWII; Groups conserve habitat on Afognak Island Listen now
Trump official says Interior aims to move ‘pretty quickly’ on Arctic Refuge oil development; Sweeney Interior nomination in limbo; State, hospitals seek funds to prevent payment emergency; Trump administration sued over Pacific walrus; For this expat mom, raising healthy girls means going to prison; Rep. Guttenberg taken to hospital for ‘unknown medical emergency’; As Iditarod has changed, so has its relationship with its Native roots, mushers say Listen now
Conoco buys BP's stake in Alaska No. 2 oilfield; Two new wildfires are fought in Yukon Flats; Alaska CDQ group wants Congress to count heads; Missing backpackers found dead; Stand for Salmon join Bethel group in protesting Donlin Mine; State officials tour Yukon River communities, talking salmon; Head of Iditarod drug testing resigns; Wildlife get 3,000 more acres creating corridor on Afognak Island; Coast Guard moves north for 'Arctic Shield' 2018; North Pole moves ahead with water project; Mount Marathon racers: David Norris Listen now
Dunleavy names Alaska Republican chairman as his chief of staff; House member named as next speaker lacks votes he needs to be elected; Trump administration downsizes NPR-A lease sale after little interest last year; As more ballots are counted, Kreiss-Tomkins opens lead in House race; Sitkans tell Roadless Rule committee that best action is 'no action'; Fall whaling in Utqiaġvik: joy, excitement and this year, mourning too; Nine thousand-year-old tooth holds clues to ancient Alaska; At Anchorage library open mic, teen performers take center stage Listen now
Young considers crossing aisle as shutdown grinds on; Furloughed U.S. Forest Service workers feel uncertain about the future; Pebble EIS delayed, but not by federal shutdown, says Army Corps; Fairbanks teen charged in fatal stabbing of older brother; Alaska port official charged with trying to drown daughter; Anchorage School Board member Dave Donley appointed to Dunleavy administration, remains on board; New salmon-counting technique treats Alaska stream like a crime scene; Grant program aims to cultivate specialty crops across Alaska; Fairbanks’ famously severe cold snaps are getting less cold and more rare; Alaska Made: Tonkin cane, silver spoons and the ultimate fly rod
Ferry system stops selling tickets amidst uncertain future; ASRC, after backing Dunleavy’s campaign, blasts his oil tax redistribution plan; Sullivan: Trump’s emergency ‘probably legal’ but unneeded; Judge denies Sitka Tribe of Alaska’s request for injunction; UA president highlights severity of budget cuts to Senate Finance; Senate bill would require UA regents to keep Legislature up to date on program accreditation; Anchorage advocate Ed Wesley reflects on civil rights struggles in Alaska; Why a wilderness lodge in the middle of nowhere became a magnet for mushers
Lawmakers wrestle with the state plans to privatize the Alaska Psychiatric Institute; Ballot initiative to move Alaska Legislature’s meetings clears early hurdle; Alaska Democrats look to swap caucuses with primary for 2020; Pebble backs lawsuit to halt Bristol Bay seafood association's funding for anti-mine groups; Former Gov. Bill Walker lands at political ally's law firm; A New York Times reporter discusses his story revealing the ANWR test well was ‘worthless’ ; State of Alaska petitions federal government to delist Arctic ringed seals under the Endangered Species Act; Southeast Alaska researchers get rare opportunity to study a sperm whale; AK: Know the risks before you visit Mendenhall Glacier’s newest ice cave; 49 Voices: Benjamin Agimuk of Bethel
From Texas to Colorado to Scotland, ANWR drilling opponents take their case to CEOs; State to ship water to Yakutat following PFAS contamination at well; Negotiations over Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact break down between state and tribes; Pink salmon fisherman still waiting for federal relief funding after season disaster; Alaska man given Coast Guard medal years after girl's rescue; Two bridges named after fallen Interior State Troopers; Scientists find 1,800-year-old footprint near Fairbanks; Author, radio host honored as Alaska’s ‘Distinguished Artist’ for 2019
Montana Creek Fire update for July 4th, 2019; House speaker, Interior lawmakers lay out case for overriding governor’s budget cuts; 40 years after closure, volunteers restore historic Cold War site; Mount Marathon Race participants decide whether to run as smoke lingers in Seward; In Portage, business boom follows glacial recession; Honoring the Stars and Stripes
McKinley Fire close to 50 percent contained, evacuation levels lowered; 'Do they know that it's that bad?' Drivers describe 'hellfire' on Sterling Highway Sunday; Kennicott rescues boat passengers in Canada’s Inside Passage; Dunleavy sends letter encouraging potential Pebble investor; Rockslide blocks Pogo mine entrance; Water shortage looms in Chignik Lagoon; Dunleavy appoints 2 new members to human rights commission; In Alaska, Education Secretary DeVos touts alternative schooling agenda; Veteran musher Jim Lanier denied entry into 2020 Iditarod; Southeast Alaska’s summer chums returned much lower than expected; Elim residents ride on new roads; Kawerak says they’ll improve quality of life
Anchorage police say evidence against a man jailed in a murder includes photos and videos of the killing. Also: The state Supreme Court hears arguments in a lawsuit by Alaskan youth suing the state.
The Dunleavy Administration is defending how it spent federal grant funds as it was working with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture to consider a rollback of the Roadless Rule in the Tongass after two Democratic members of Congress requested an investigation. Plus: Actor Mark Ruffalo draws attention to PFAS water contamination with a new film.
A judge allows the campaign to recall Governor Dunleavy to go forward. Plus: are engine block heaters worth it for your car and the environment?
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36-year-old man found dead in Anchorage jail; lawmakers invite Walker to discuss budget, primarily Permanent Fund drawings; Trans-Alaska Pipeline up and running after tank fire the previous day; ConocoPhillips to add wells at CD5 site in Alpine Field; Emmonak public safety official arrested for pointing gun at residents; community organization prevents child neglect through social networks; UAF involved in new project in climate change and wildfire studies; “It Just Didn’t Work”: Legacy of botched project haunts port’s future; Haines bear mauling victim was attacked by brown bear; Egegik incinerator burns down Download Audio
F/V Arctic Hunter Runs Aground Near Unalaska; Murkowski, Young Criticize Shared Beringian Heritage Program Plan’s Transparency; Murkowski Meets With FEMA About Galena Flooding Response; Crews Clear Huge Alaska Landslide From Road; Anchorage Has Warmest October In Nearly A Century; Calista Board Sanctions 6 Board Members For Ethics Violations; Milken Family Foundation Surprises Juneau Principal With $25,000 Award; Can Logging Switch To Second-Growth Sooner?; AK: Road Trip; 300 Villages: Tyonek Download Audio
Rep. Hawker won't seek re-election; Russian icebreaker makes record-setting Arctic voyage; Fairbanks marijuana club treads carefully forward; About 7,700 Alaskans have enrolled in expanded Medicaid; Alaska school districts advised to adopt transgender policies; Behavioral health the focus of Mat-Su grants; Holy Bible translated into modern Yup'ik; Former Juneau mayor Jamie Parsons dies at 74 Download Audio