Anchorage to close year with 34 homicides and no clear solution; National Weather Service forecasts snow for much of Alaska; In wake of impending snowstorm Golden Valley Electric preps for outages; No missing people or property damage reported after avalanche scare over downtown Juneau; Winter fire pops up in Delta Junction; Continued unrest at Bogoslof volcano; Alaska village renews push for road through federal refuge; Anchorage schools taking proactive approach to security, safety; State monitoring spill at Tesoro pipeline facility near Cook Inlet; Demolition begins on shuttered North Pole refinery; Galena to receive more than 1,000 acres of land from National Defense Authorization Act; Clamming halted on East Cook Inlet beaches due to low razor clam numbers; Nome-based non-profit hopes to revitalize Inupiaq with ‘language nest’ Listen Now
Sunday killing marks 2 dozen Anchorage homicides in 2017; Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority moves to clear Juneau homeless camp; Mental Health Trust leaders resign while organization undergoes special audit; New Pebble advisory committee meets indoors, while mine protesters gather outside; Feds review annual whaling quotas for Alaska Native hunters; How oyster milkshakes and teamwork are getting Alaska’s shellfish safely to market; Ketchikan floods cause some damage, have fish swimming on roads; Scientists look into declining Steller sea lion numbers; Another mine opens close to the Alaska border; How could getting rid of for-profit medical insurance save the country money? Listen now
Vice President Mike Pence visits JBER, emphasizes missile defense; China seeks bigger role in Arctic; Alaska Sen. Dennis Egan won’t seek re-election; Legislators hope to fix uncertainty plaguing school budgets this session; Alaska’s only tribal college now offering bachelor’s degree in business; Sitka sewer emergency required “all hands on deck”; Yukon Quest: Allen Moore maintains lead at Eagle; New research illuminates “bear necessity” in Alaska’s berry patches Listen now
What they mean when they say 'immigration problem'; In Alaska, family separations evoke past trauma; Fansler sentenced to year of probation, alcohol treatment and community service; State receives $56 million in federal relief for 2016 pink salmon season disaster; Farm bill with large changes to food stamps narrowly passes the US House; Crews tackle small wildfire in Ketchikan; Southcentral king salmon sport fishing closures continue; Climate change may have sparked human migration into Interior Alaska, UAF study finds; Spike in shipping costs has Southeast businesses up in arms; Kake to reuse historic cannery for tourism; At the top of the world, an international field school for research students Listen now
Trump administration approves first oil production in federal Arctic waters; Anchorage Catholic Archdiocese announces investigation into sexual abuse within church; Sitka man faces felony charges for allegedly firing upon state troopers ; Anchorage Assembly approves police move into former LIO building; Two earthquakes rock YK Delta; State delays scheduled Seward Highway closures until spring; The mystery landscape of Ohmer Creek’s flood plain explained; Through digital storytelling, Bristol Bay students uncover the NN Cannery's history; How the Princess Sophia grounded and sank with all aboard 100 years ago Listen now
Security concerns prompt closing of online PFD applications; Fairbanks election lawsuit goes before Supreme Court; Murkowski aims to revive public lands bill, despite objection; DOT proposes fee for Uber and Lyft to operate at Alaska international airports; Kenai Assembly's prayer list broadens after policy change; Single-use plastic bag ban takes effect in Unalaska; Public health data shows 13 percent rise in Alaska suicides; Proposed Prince of Wales old timber logging draws ire from environmentalists; Pebble proponents continue the battle despite years of stagnation; CVRF hopes tiny homes could serve as big solution for region's housing crisis
After a month of deadlock, Bryce Edgmon selected as state House speaker; Among Dunleavy's proposed DOC cuts, sending 500 prisoners out of state; Dunleavy floats deep cuts, privatization of ferry system; Findings released regarding governor’s bid to fire state oil and gas watchdog chair; Rep. Young sponsors bill to bring back deported vets; Marijuana Control Board nominee draws fire from industry; Storms erode Bering Sea ice pack; caution is urged; Calista shareholders voice dissent over Donlin Mine in letter to board; U.S. Air Force ‘barren lands’ survival course teaches how to stay alive in Arctic wilderness; 2019 World Ice Art Championships kick off in Fairbanks
Judge deals blow to King Cove road; Alleged white supremacist gang members make court appearances for murder and kidnapping charges; Most Dunleavy budget cuts face legal, political obstacles; AFP 'roadshow' comes to Fairbanks; Will Alaska endorse climate science education?; Bethel welcomes dancers to Cama-i 2019; AK: Sludge, scum and grit take toll on Sitka’s aging wastewater facility; 49 Voices: Eli Pelletier of Anchorage
Three dead after two planes collided midair near George Inlet; Senate committee goes further than House in repealing controversial crime law; Alaska lawmakers are trying to fight crime by toughening prison sentences. Not everyone agrees that will work.; Fire officials take preventative measures to combat Oregon Lakes Fire; University of Alaska begins transition for Anchorage campus's teacher education program; Workplace anti-discrimination agency sues free sample company, alleges ADA violations in Juneau; Military begins Northern Edge exercises in Alaska; Eielson GPS signal-jamming exercise may affect navigation devices, cellphone apps; Rangers rescue Denali climber hurt in snowboarding fall; Claiming two first ascents, climbing group seeks to create more opportunities for women in the mountains; Shaktoolik students save abandoned bearded seal pup
Alaska AG: Dunleavy could have state troopers bring legislators to Wasilla; University of Alaska officials wary of cuts as impending budget drop date looms; EPA reconsiders restrictions on Pebble; Winds cause Shovel Creek Fire to spread; Traffic flow remains intermittent as Swan Lake Fire grows; University of Alaska president testifies, criticizing Chinese-made drones; After 44 years, Nordstrom store to leave Anchorage; After record season, scientists work to predict this year's Bristol Bay salmon haul; In tribute to original residents, Juneau Assembly renames downtown Willoughby District; New Anchorage art exhibit connects bird research to backyards
Capital budget vetoes to hit homelessness, addiction treatment; Human Rights Commission quietly fires director; Circuit Court justices hears Fairbanks Four appeal; Law governing adoptions of Native children upheld; Indiana man enters not guilty pleas in Alaska murder plot; Native corporation CIRI joins voices for Dunleavy recall; Quinhagak opposes Donlin Gold Mine; Why has Bethel been so wet? It's been swimming in an atmospheric river; Road to Denali National Park re-opens; Drought increases in SE Alaska while July temps break records; Summer heat accelerates Alaska peony harvest
With help from an Anchorage conservative group, the city of Fairbanks' mayor appears headed for reelection. Also: A fight out in the Aleutian islands, over a lot of cod worth a lot of money.
The family of a Homer woman who disappeared a month ago continues to search. Also: With SEA-TAC getting closer to capacity limits, a look at planning the next big Pacific Northwest airport.
A Fairbanks food entrepreneur pitches a farmers market on wheels. Plus: Officials try to manage changes for halibut charter fishing. And, Anchorage officials weigh different tax measures to address years of budget cuts.
Below is the complete story list and audio from today's Alaska News Nightly, as broadcast on APRN stations statewide. Individual stories are available in...
Photo Courtesy of Annie Feidt, APRN - Anchorage Amelia Earhart's plane, with mangled propeller, after Earhart was forced to land near Eureka, Utah. Individual news stories...
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Walker sacks DOC commissioner after scathing report; House lawmakers scour prison stats; FBI to investigate controversial Sitka arrest, tasing event; Railroad hopes Congress fixes expensive math gaffe; Trans-Pacific Partnership nixes sockeye tariffs; BC tells Tulsequah mine to control leakage; Forum: Alaska holding out against emission-cutting policies; Dillingham youth center to close as funding runs dry Download Audio
Anchorage police determine one man responsible for 5 killings last summer; Alaska governor tries to force lawmakers to weigh nominees; In public testimony, most support state income tax bill; State's biggest military training exercise takes off next week; Southeast Alaska hatchery to reopen with new owner; With loss of leader, Alaska Commons faces uncertain future; Wrangell’s Happy Cannabis given go-ahead, but its doors will remain closed; Government shutdown would close Skagway’s national park at the start of cruise ship season; Alaska city to get giant egg-shaped aircraft by 2019; Mariculture poised to come of age in Alaska; Two dead squid in two weeks: Coincidence?; Remote controlled kayaks ready for research at LeConte Glacier Listen now