Alaska News Nightly: May 19, 2008

The state is refusing to release recommendations its own biologists made on preserving Alaska's polar bear populations. Plus, a novel technique that could mean...

Alaska News Nightly: May 16, 2008

While the Bureau of Land Management has announced a leasing plan for the northeastern section of the NPRA, the Marine Mineral Service wants to...

Alaska News Nightly: May 15, 2008

Governor Palin announces plan to help Alaskans weather the energy crisis. Plus, legislators begin planning for the Special Session in June. Also, the Coast...

Alaska News Nightly: May 14, 2008

The Interior Department announced today it will list the polar bear as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act, but the decision comes with conditions....

Alaska News Nightly: May 13, 2008

Searching Attu Island for the remains of WWII Japanese soldiers. Plus,Ted Stevens takes on the TSA during a Senate hearing today, and Flint Hill...

Alaska News Nightly: May 12, 2008

Lawmakers are considering direct payments to Alaska residents to help offset the high cost of energy. Plus, a rare Aleut mask that was almost...

Alaska News Nightly: May 9, 2008

Oil production at Prudhoe Bay shut down temporarily, Plus, Juneau protesters demonstrate against sharp rise in power rates. Also, Karleen Jackson, Alaska Commissioner...

Alaska News Nightly: May 7, 2008

Democrat candidate for Congress, Jake Metcalfe drops out of the race. Plus, Congress does battle over high oil and gasoline prices. And the Governor's...

Alaska News Nightly: May 6, 2008

Senator Ted Stevens is asking for more funding to fight illegal and unregulated fishing on the high seas. Plus, Seward is the latest Alaska...

Alaska News Nightly: May 5, 2008

CORRECTION: When originally published, we titled this post as May 6 rather than May 5, 2008. Sorry for the confusion. Conservation organizations turned to the...

Alaska News Nightly: May 2, 2008

Former Fairbanks mayor Jim Hayes and his wife Chris are sentenced to prison. Also, convicted former legislator Vic Kohring tries to limit his time...

Alaska News Nightly: May 1, 2008

UPDATE, MAY 2: When originally posted -- and sent out via nightly e-mail -- we incorrectly identified Jake Metcalfe as "Ray Metcalfe" in the...

Alaska News Nightly: April 30, 2008

Don Young took to the floor of the U.S. House today in an attempt to silence critics of the controversial "Coconut Road" earmark that...

Alaska News Nightly: April 29, 2008

Conservation groups celebrate yesterday's ruling by a federal judge ordering a quick decision on listing Polar bears as an endangered species.  Also, President Bush...

Alaska News Nightly: April 28, 2008

Democrats are asking questions about some dirty web tricks being played upon Ethan Berkowitz, who's running for Alaska's sole seat in the U.S. House...

Alaska News Nightly: April 25, 2008

Kodiak School Superintendent Larry LeDoux is appointed state Education Commissioner. Meanwhile the US House passes a new Coast Guard authorization bill. Plus, the Alaska...

Alaska News Nightly: April 24, 2008

A new report shows a remarkable jump in greenhouse gas totals in Earth's atmosphere, raising fears of accelerated global warming. Meanwhile we cover energy...

Alaska News Nightly: April 23, 2008

A U.S. House committee approved a land swap today that would allow a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. Plus, 100 federal researchers...

Alaska News Nightly: April 22, 2008

Joshua Wade pleads not guilty in the murder of Mindy Schloss. Meanwhile, Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Irwin foils Exxon’s latest attempt to keep open...

Alaska News Nightly: April 21, 2008

It's official: Mark Begich is running for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by legendary legislator Ted Stevens. Meanwhile, Cook Inlet belugas remain in...