Senator Lisa Murkowski condemns President Trump's tweet predicting election fraud. And, Ketchikan's school board votes for a normal school schedule this fall. Plus, fishing activists lobby for more help.
Teachers in the Mat-Su school district inch toward a strike. And, the U.S. Forest Service attempts a new version of a timber sale that was halted by a federal court. Plus, who in Anchorage is campaigning for a Kanye West presidency?
Governor Dunleavy says local leaders have the power to impose mask mandates but some of those leaders aren't so sure. And, Anchorage families ask the assembly to weigh in on the school district's reopening plan. Plus, cruise ships can resume sailings but that doesn't guarantee a cruise season for Alaska.
Despite a Juneau healthcare worker's allergic reaction, Alaska officials say vaccine distribution will continue. And, Senator Murkowski urges Congress to pass a coronavirus relief bill before the holiday break. Plus, the Anchorage School District commits to start in-person learning in January.
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Resource Committee Members Take ‘Show Me’ Approach To Oil Tax Cuts; Tribal Organizations Await Results Of Salazar v. Ramah Navajo Case; Air Force General’s Promotion On Hold Until More Questions Answered About Possible F-16 Move; Election Commission Digs Into Ballot Mess; ‘Occupy Fairbanks’ Protesters Pack Up Camp; Flood Advisory In Effect For Salcha Area; Museum Of The North New Home To Seal Stone; Alaska Folk Festival Honors Musicians Buddy Tabor, Barb Kalen
Sam Kito III Named As New Juneau Representative; Report Focuses On Potential NPR-A Development; ASD Board Taps Reserves to Pass Budget; ‘Arctic Ambassador’ Position Draws Mixed Reaction From Alaska Delegation; Municipal League Supports Pension Infusion Plan; Mekoryuk Residents Seek More Musk Oxen For Local; AK: Rural Recycling; 300 Villages: Tazlina Download Audio
Rep. Kito prefiles bill to revert to 120-day legislative session; White House invites Alaskan to State of Union; 'The Blob'... on vacation or gone for good?; Councilman calls on Fairbanks marijuana clubs to get retail licenses; Anchorage Assembly to vet commercial cannabis measures; Dillingham drug bust nets $19K cash, 12.5g heroin; Rasmuson Foundation, family gift $24M to Anchorage Museum; Matt Hall wins Copper Basin 300, Aliy Zirkle takes 4th; Former Anchorage Archbishop Francis Hurley dies at 88 Download Audio
Senate defies Walker’s call to weigh nominees; Trump to rescind Obama's 'permanent' Arctic leasing ban; Trump may have plans for Alaska, but not for its national monuments; US Postal Service blocks pot farm from shipping tax money; Labor issues loom for Alaska Airlines-Virgin America merger; Construction at area's Air Force installations to inject $1.5 billion into Interior economy; Coast Guard cleans up graffiti on World War II bunker as tagging investigation continues; Lake and Peninsula School District to have shorter calendar next year; Internet improvements bode well for location-neutral workers in Haines; Pollen and mold season upon Alaskans; Native Youth Olympics kicks off for 47th year Listen now
Pebble critics call mine concept an investment ploy, not a real plan; Ketchikan police seize meth, heroin, weapons, cash in Tuesday drug bust; F-35A fighter jet coming to Eielson base for testing; Perflourinated compund testing expands across the state; After cleanup at old fuel pipeline facility, agency to monitor leftover contamination; Sitkans pay tribute to a legendary Tlingit athlete; AK: At Wales’ Kingikmiut Festival, dancing to heal; 49 Voices: Andrew Jasper of Bethel Listen now
House passes fast-track bill to fund Medicaid, ferries; Tariffs already boosting Alaska aluminum prices; To disrupt land in Upper Kuskokwim, Donlin Gold may preserve land by Cook Inlet; Weather hampers ongoing search for missing Mendenhall climbers; Petit lead disappears as Ulsom overtakes on coast; Alaskan skier wins gold, silver medals at Paralympic Games; Governor Walker asks feds to declare Pacific cod disaster; Ferry reform effort gets a legislative boost; Cama-i 2018 honors its roots; Ask a Climatologist: A winter of warm temps and decent snow 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
Rabbi Michael Oblath of Congregation Beth Sholom said he asked police to send a patrol car to sit outside Saturday services for his congregation, which is the largest and oldest Jewish congregation in the state. In a phone interview with Alaska Public Media's Casey Grove on Monday, Oblath recounted how he heard the news, and what the congregation was talking about in its wake. Listen now
Build a wall with military funds? Murkowski says no; Renegade Alaska House member makes his case: 'This partisan thing has been killing us'; Alaska resumes online applications for PFDs; Anchorage's inspection backlog numbers 1,200 properties; Alaska calls for less federal control of wildlife management; Alaska guide pleads guilty to herding bears toward clients; Anti-discrimination ordinance supporters tell Fairbanks council about harassment during hearing; After years of loss, state economists forecast modest job growth in 2019; Fairbanks organizers work to restore historic SS Nenana; Over 5,000 people have signed a petition, asking for longer lunch and recess in Anchorage elementary schools; Fairbanks elementary schools receive massive donation of musical instruments
Alaska chief justice calls for computer security upgrade; U.S. Army Corps releases Pebble Mine's draft EIS; A Wasilla teacher is charged with abusing students. Now their parents are suing the school district; Old DC jobs are new again for two Alaskans; Head of cruise ship monitoring for the state concerned about loss of watchdog group; With winter snow trails, North Slope Borough hopes to offer residents a safe path over tundra; As proposed Dunleavy cuts loom, Anchorage School Board passes larger budget; In Anchorage, emotionally preparing students for the scary prospect of climate change
Rep. Young shoves reporter on way to VAWA vote; Alaska aims to be first state receiving federal Medicaid funding as a block grant; House hears strong public testimony against cutting senior benefits; Man convicted of 2016 murder of Fairbanks officer; Army investigating fatal shooting of soldier during live-fire field-training exercise; Upper Cook Inlet fishermen take issue with Dunleavy Board of Fish appointee; Alaska’s fast ferries are being prepped for sale; For one petroleum engineering student, oil prices change but the dream stays the same; Juneau elementary students to release album of original songs
Lawmaker says she won't hear Alaska abortion ban bill; Murkowski suggests multi-faceted approach is necessary to combat carbon emissions; Court throws out Pebble-backed lawsuit against BBRSDA; Ferry system could still be operational with Legislature's suggested cuts; Feds demand armed backup to keep Prince Rupert ferry terminal open; Feds demand armed backup to keep Prince Rupert ferry terminal open; Spring Creek continues clean-up, investigation of May 7 riot; AK: Counting the hooligan swimming through Haines streams; 49 Voices: Maurice Nanalook of Bethel
State officials say wildfire ignited near Talkeetna and Parks Highway, warn of possible evacuations and delays; Anchorage wildfire forces rapid response to contain; Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor declares disaster emergency due to Shovel Creek wildfire; Cleanup crew recover diesel spilled after double-tanker wreck on Richardson Highway; Hundreds protest Governor's budget vetoes outside Anchorage legislative office; Yukon River summer chum salmon run rebounds from weak start; St. Paul's rogue rat is dead after 10 months of evading traps and causing ecosystem concerns; DOT’s Chiniak Highway Erosion Control Project fights a never-ending battle against coastal erosion; Sitkans protest conditions in detention centers from afar; Study on salmon ear stones cited by EPA in Pebble draft EIS comments; Mount Marathon Race officials offer deferral due to wildfires smoke