Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Legislature confirms all of Gov. Dunleavy’s commissioners; Cost to move Legislature could be up to $45M if state builds office, analysts find; Murkowski calls for many 'silver bullets' to tackle climate change; Glennallen man selected to lead Denali Commission; North Pole High 'bathroom incident' raises concerns over bullying, policy; Southeast captain admits to dumping 8 tons of waste overboard; State dials back PFAS response standard; Homer Rep. Vance looks into Board of Fish vote on Cook Inlet meeting location; Juneau high schoolers headed to world robotics championship; American Ninja Warriors Nate DeHaan and Nick Hanson talk friendship and representing rural Alaska

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Legislature to decide on Dunleavy appointees tomorrow; Union sues to block API privatization plan; Final Pebble hearing draws mix of views; Troopers: Seward man fatally shot 2 men in van; Man held in Mexican jail for 7 years after fleeing state for bank robbery to be sentenced in Alaska; State ferry reshaping study stalls as coastal lawmakers remain skeptical; 3 finalists for Fairbanks Police chief make their cases during public meeting; Kodiak goat dairy faces an uncertain future amid proposed budget cuts; Yup’ik literacy reaches new heights in spelling bee

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 15, 2019

Bill would shift Medicaid recipients to private insurance market; Candidate Dunleavy said he had no plans to cut ferries, schools, university. Then Gov. Dunleavy proposed deep reductions; Murkowski says she doesn't like education cuts in Dunleavy budget; Melting ice is disrupting daily life in the Y-K Delta in the worst possible way; Builders in Anchorage await a mini-boom from earthquake repairs; Southcentral residents still have until April 30 to file taxes, due to earthquake; An end to school bond debt reimbursement could hike local property taxes; To stay or to go? Anchor Point parents and teachers grapple with potential school closure; Eielson prepares for incoming F-35 fighters

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 12, 2019

State House passes operating budget; State DHSS suspends thousands of senior benefits payments; Caring for Alaska’s seniors during tense budget talks; Army Corp begins hearings on draft EIS for proposed Pebble Mine; Missile defense test success accelerates arms race with Russia, China, program critic says; AK: Experimental tilapia skin burn treatment heals Haines dog; 49 Voices: John Fitka of Tuntutuliak

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 11, 2019

Dunleavy says money set aside for Alaska schools is subject to veto. Lawmakers disagree.; Senators weigh splitting permanent fund draw between state and dividends — and limiting spending; AG Barr to visit rural Alaska; Experts say efforts by cruise ships to reduce air pollution may be causing water pollution instead; Alleged head of 1488 gang moved to Washington ahead of trial; Federal money for trails will no longer be shared with local communities by the state; Two men admit to stealing, cutting up 10,000-year-old mammoth tusk; Meet Alice Qannik Glenn, the podcaster who’s trying to get more young Alaska Native voices on the mic

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Alaska Gov. Dunleavy's red veto pen looms over this year's budget debate; House budget could come as early as tomorrow; Ask an Economist: New year brings new direction for Alaska job numbers; 13 convicted of drug and money laundering crimes on Kodiak; Unusually warm weather leading to dangerous Y-K ice roads; Hilcorp delays seismic exploration in lower Cook Inlet; 2 popular camp grounds close due to spruce beetles; Homer needs to increase climate change adaptation efforts, study says; State-sponsored raffle for public schools generates almost $1M in first year; New Stuyahok educator chosen as National Assistant Principal of the Year

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Dunleavy calls for action on constitutional amendments, crime bills; 2 Alaska human rights commission members resign; Fairbanks City Council delays on-site cannabis consumption vote; Alleged Alaska prison gang member arrested in Georgia; Alaska’s rural schools could get a boost in internet speed; Donlin promises economic development if mine goes through; Three entrepreneurs propose heli-ski operation in Hatcher Pass; Regalia, stories abound at Cama-i

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 8, 2019

House prepares its version of the budget; In Ketchikan, Dunleavy presents arguments for big budget cuts; Federal legislation would nullify many prohibitions on states that have legalized marijuana; Alaska businesses remain closed 4 months after earthquake; Alaska Senate OKs bill for fair liquor license; Budget cuts put Anchorage transitional housing program at risk for closure; UA Board of Regents begins process to eliminate UAA Education department; Spill responders war-game worst-case scenarios in Southeast Alaska; ADN owners buy 3 more Alaska newspapers; Rookie Ryan Redington wins 2019 Kobuk 440

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 5, 2019

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

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 4, 2019

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

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

VAWA bill would create limited 'Indian Country' for 5 Alaska tribes; Jurors hear rap song recorded by suspected police shooter; Alaska public defender says he plans to resign; The night a Guardian Flight vanished, the Coast Guard’s nearest helicopters couldn’t fly; Lawmakers amend budget to stop reimbursing municipalities for school bond debt; Aboard Alaska's endangered ferries, passengers fear a "giant step back in time"; At Iliamna Lake hearings, residents speak out on Pebble Mine; Anchorage keeps liberal-leaning Assembly, says no to alcohol tax in initial municipal results

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Lawsuit seeks to eliminate Medicaid application backlog; Seeking hidden 'pockets of oil', BP takes on a massive project at Prudhoe Bay; Police: Man shot, killed after pointing BB gun at officers; UA President Johnsen recommends closing UAA College of Education, amid accreditation debacle; Pre-K schools in Southeast Alaska wait for better budget news; In response to high case backlog, Juneau judge begins term ; Ask A Climatologist: 2019 had warmest March on record in Alaska

Alaska News Nightly: April 1, 2019

Judge blocks Trump administration move to undo Obama ban on Arctic oil leasing; Soldier killed during live-fire exercise near Fort Greely; 'Stay off the ice' BSAR warns as two die from four-wheelers falling through ice; Anchorage municipal ballots due April 2; State regulators propose changing how to implement Clean Water Act; Tariffs force Alaska seafood industry to look beyond China; Juneau homeless service providers worry governor’s budget could close facilities; For Kachemak City residents, DIY roadwork beats higher taxes; Auluturta: The story of the 2019 Cama-i Spirit Mask

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 29, 2019

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

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Nome woman arrested after confronting Dunleavy at airport; Lawmakers consider tweaking how permanent fund dividends are set; Interior secretary nominee faces jabs over prior lobbying work; Flight company ends search for Alaska plane crash victims; GVEA asks state, US regulators to OK halt to tariff for ‘hybrid’ renewable-energy proposal; International study to shed light on the mysterious lives of salmon at sea; AC plans new liquor store in Bethel; Sitka police want an upgrade to their facilities, starting with their own building

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Feds charge six tied to white supremacist prison gang in Alaska; Dunleavy relents, will pick new judge from council nominees; Dunleavy pitches budget plans during 'roadshow' event in Anchorage; Years of budget cuts transform University of Alaska system; State attorneys clear trooper in Nikolaevsk shooting; Sitka herring seiners stand down from further test fishing; HAARP goes artsy

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Bill seeks to rescind decision to allow drilling in ANWR; US Supreme Court rules in favor of Sturgeon, limiting NPS jurisdiction of state-owned rivers; On Talk of Alaska, Dunleavy takes calls on budget cuts, taxes; UAA investigates misconduct allegations against ex-teacher; House members propose budget amendments; Alaska delegation introduces bills to curb states’ bans on walrus ivory; Pebble CEO emphasizes mining project’s changes at legislative meeting; History of Alaska's worst environmental disaster preserved in State Archives

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 25, 2019

Sullivan on Mueller report: 'There's no evidence of collusion. It's over.'; Alaska lawmakers weigh becoming only state to not fund medical education; Environmental groups threaten to sue federal government over dispersants used on oil spills; Pentagon: Missile defense test succeeds in shootdown; Alaska chief justice defends judicial nominating process; Alaskans pack Anchorage hearing to testify on proposed state budget cuts; Yukon Territory says the US is on the hook for Alaska Highway upgrades; DEC looks into helicopter fuel spill in Jakolof Bay; NPS gives go-ahead to 7 new cruise lines to Glacier Bay; Public divided over process for establishing federal water quality protections; Ketchikan Kings reclaim state title after 45 years

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 22, 2019

Dunleavy goes past deadline to appoint Palmer judge; Speaker Edgmon: Dunleavy's ten-year budget plan puts him at odds with Legislature; Botulism confirmed as source of illnesses and death in Nome this January; Local residents show support after racist message spray-painted on Homer restaurant; Lower Yukon School District partners with Anchorage to bring rural students to CTE classes; Small solar storm coming to Earth but no big light show; AK: What happens when a community gets running water? People get healthier; 49 Voices: Mary Miner of Anchorage

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Dunleavy keeps open court seat, questions nomination process; Lawmakers, open meeting advocates criticize conditions on attending Gov. Dunleavy meetings; Dunleavy appointee to lead state environmental agency hits back at critics; China, Russia find common cause in Arctic; Foretold Disaster – the Exxon Valdez oil spill; Anchorage efforts to reduce homelessness see success, challenges; Wild dogs take down muskox near Toksook Bay; Racist graffiti targets Homer restaurant owners; Eagles fly free as Alaska Raptor Center rings in spring