A sky with clouds and a coastline.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Two special elections will decide who serves the remainder of Rep. Don Young's term. Also, the City of Nome settles a lawsuit after a police mishandled a woman's sexual assault case.
A musher and a dog team

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 21, 2022

State leaders on both sides of the aisle remember Rep. Don Young. Also, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services will be split in two. The Iditarod wraps up, and mushers compete in Fairbanks.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 18, 2022

Alaska's only Congressman, Republican Don Young, has died. Also, the state Supreme Court hears arguments over public testimony on redistricting.
a person holds a Covid-19 vaccination record card

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 17, 2022

Disagreement over a bill that would bar the state from requiring COVID vaccines. Also, a records request leads to more questions from the Anchorage Assembly about Mayor Dave Bronson and his team.
Sea ice

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Lawmakers see the Russian oil ban as an opportunity for Alaska, but experts say it's not so simple. Also, a more contagious subvariant of omicron is gaining ground. And scientists study life during the ice age on the Bering Land Bridge.
an emotional musher

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Gov. Mike Dunleavy says the new revenue forecast will allow the Legislature to spend more on PFDs. Brent Sass claims his first Iditarod victory.
A woman holding a blue and pink striped flag in a snow storm

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 14, 2022

Eureka musher Brent Sass is poised to win his first Iditarod. Also, hours of public testimony on a bill to ban transgender athletes includes a voice from the Iditarod. And kelp farmers hope to give coastal communities an economic boost.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 11, 2022

Advocates celebrate a federal bill that allows Alaska tribal courts to have more power. Also, how rising oil prices affect gas, groceries and everything else. And commercial and subsistence fishermen debate Sitka herring management.
a person looks at dog sleds in front of a building

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 10, 2022

Alaska could increase funding for its schools, but some leaders say it's not enough. Plus, after 100 years, historians correct a key detail about Alaska's flag designer. And many Iditarod teams take their 24-hour breaks and reflect on the race so far.
Girl cutting wood with saw

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Gov. Mike Dunleavy criticizes the Biden administration's handling of proposed oil and mining projects. Also, Hilcorp pays fines after delaying reports of potential gas leaks. And students in Anchorage learn carpentry skills and explore a new career path.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Legislators consider renaming the Glenn Highway. Also, hospital officials look toward a return to normalcy following the omicron wave. And opponents of a state bill banning transgender athletes from girls' sports teams say much more is at stake.
A white wooden church with a golden onion dome

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 7, 2022

A new bill aims to help retain village public safety officers in rural Alaska. Also, the state's Board of Game could change requirements for beaver traps. And the legal dispute over a toddler's burial place comes to a close in tribal court.
A man in a fuzzy orange hoodie and a mustache kneels next to a dog, petting it

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 4, 2022

There are now no limits on campaign contributions in Alaska, unless lawmakers act. Also, advocates for police body cameras in Anchorage are frustrated by the slow pace of implementation. And how training for the Iditarod helped an ER nurse cope with a traumatic year.
A ship in the water

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 3, 2022

Lawmakers propose relief checks for Alaskans as fuel costs rise. Also, Gov. Mike Dunleavy announces plans for the state to divest from Russia. And the owner of a Mexican restaurant in Anchorage celebrates 50 years of business.
Slushy and watery roads near a gas station.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Washington changes course on a new gas tax. A COVID-positive Iditarod musher gets a four-time champion to take his place.
a moose

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Tensions with Russia hit Alaska’s economy. Also, a charter boat crew saves a man clinging to ice in Cook Inlet. And aggressive moose are putting Iditarod mushers on high alert.
A few dozen people pose for a group photograph holding signs in support of Ukraine

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 28, 2022

Alaska senators say boosting local industries could help push back against Russia. Also, opponents to the Ambler Road raise concerns as the state seeks public comment. And new efforts to prevent suicide among Alaska's soldiers.
A black and white dog lying in the mountins in the background

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 25, 2022

Alaskans with ties to Ukraine react to Russia's invasion. Also, a man shot at by Juneau police tells his side of the story. And one dog's journey from a shelter to the Iditarod.
downtown Juneau seen from across the water at sunrise

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 24, 2022

As Washington state considers a new fuel tax, Alaska legislators prepare to retaliate. Also, authorities are investigating after a police officer shot at a man and struck two trailer homes in Juneau. And how telehealth companies and state legislation could improve access to birth control in Alaska.
Green and purple aurora light up the dark sky.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Alaska's congressional delegation reacts to a setback on permission for the Ambler road. Legislators file bills targeting public school curricula. And a former Fairbanks resident studies the aurora from afar.