China responds to U.S. tariffs with tariff on Alaska seafood; State backlog means long wait for health coverage for some Alaskans; Final public hearing on ANWR drilling held in DC; Even a rainforest can experience a drought, weather service says; AK: Keeping memories alive on Father's Day; 49 Voices: Bruce Gordon of Excursion Inlet Listen now

Sport and personal-use fishing closes on the Copper and Chitina rivers; Murkowski concerned about Sessions border policy; Gov. Walker lets Juneau road money stand, but maintains no-build policy; Special election set for vacant West Anchorage assembly seat; Optimism scarce as commercial fisheries start up in Southeast; UA Board of Regents discuss approval process for Chilkat Valley timber sale plans; Four young filmmakers from the Y-K Delta tackle climate change; New Anchorage museum exhibit hopes to shed light on pingoes Listen now

Two planes collide north of Anchorage; one dead upon Susitna River crash; Walker vetoes Knik Arm bridge money, Vitamin D study; Rating agency improves Alaska’s credit outlook; Rural healthcare facilities struggle paying Internet bills as FCC rate review holds up subsidies; Seward receives funding relief for December storm damage; Anchorage moves forward on LIO purchase; Juneau seeks community help with $1 million endowment for Alaska College of Education; As the Arctic warms, a changing landscape on the Chukchi Sea; Romig Middle Schoolers present history project at the Smithsonian Listen now

Retired Ketchikan teacher, pastor charged with sexual abuse of a minor; NOAA law enforcement researches sexual harassment, assault among fisheries observers; Alaska's legal pot industry decries taxes, seeks changes; Fairbanks City Council OKs ordinance advancing bid to secure Polaris; LGBTQ mayoral proclamation causes controversy in Homer; Including seal oil in this food competition is about more than taste; Avrum Gross: Gov. Hammond’s ‘long-haired hippie’ ally, attorney general and in-house antagonist Listen now

Bill would shift 3% of state's ANWR revenue to Native corporations; Two men deceased after Katlian Bay plane crash; Report highlights long-standing issue of VPSOs with criminal convictions; Iditarod board approves rule changes for dog deaths in race; Supreme Court denies Schaeffer Cox request for appeal of conviction; Elders look on with pride as younger generations step up at Celebration 2018; Ironworkers help men prep for life outside of Goose Creek Correctional Center; Bethel family and community gathers to remember Y-K Delta legend John Active Listen now

Conoco’s big plans for NPR-A are getting even bigger; Can a Northeast Chinese city be Alaska's next big trading partner?; Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation votes to support Yes for Salmon; An Alaska geologist returns from the lava scene on Hawaii's Big Island; Anchorage police investigating chlorine powder near homeless shelter; Sitka man takes plea deal in murder of girlfriend; will serve 45 years; AK: The tucked-away Icy Waves Surf Shop on the island of Yakutat; 49 Voices: Nellie Vale of Yakutat Listen now

Interior announces “Readiness Project” for ANWR; Alaska officials dispute some findings in election memo; Donlin Gold advances in permit process; New UAF research could help scientists develop an early; Kachemak Selo School bond proposition up for voter approvalwarning system for earthquakes; No bids on controversial old growth timber sale… again; Alaska’s regulatory authority OKs Hydro One acquisition; Gillnet disposal underway in Wrangell; Fairbanks airfields convert to alternative firefighting foam over contamination concerns; Weavers share traditional knowledge, stories behind textiles; Special Olympics Summer Games foster independence and inclusiveness Listen now

Sweeney nomination wins committee approval; US, Russia agree on shipping standards for Bering Strait; Special audit finds Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority violated multiple state laws; Legislative ethics bill will keep issue off fall ballot; New Anchorage fire chief is first woman to lead the department; Anchorage Assembly member Tim Steele announces resignation due to 'serious health issue'; Newest megaship docks in Juneau for the first time; Totem pole represents long-delayed healing for descendants of Douglas Indian Village; Social media post criticizes Trident Seafoods, Gulf of Alaska trawl fleet for halibut bycatch Listen now

Special audit finds Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority violated multiple state laws; Controversial former Anchorage LIO building to become new APD headquarters; Police question 2 in pedestrian death on Anchorage sidewalk; State saw 19 wildfires yesterday; Gara latest Alaska lawmaker to announce retirement plans; Alaska agency to review discrimination lawsuit; Prices are up, but commercial salmon harvests and forecasts are down; New UAF project to investigate North Slope heavy oil extraction; Sterling Highway renovations approved; Larsen Bay struggles with the prospect of losing its school; Canoes arriving is unofficial kick off for Celebration Listen now

Interior sees first wildfire of note this season; Seaton files to run as independent in Democratic primary; ‘Little slice of heaven’ Juneau subdivision threatened by river erosion; UA Regents defer consideration of Haines timber sale plan; How hard is it to find an electrician in Bethel?; Remembering our friend, Native media pioneer John Active; Turning a temporary stay into long-term stability, 30 days at a time Listen now

Begich and Treadwell throw their hats into Alaska Governor's race; In AOGA gubernatorial debate, Dunleavy and Hawkins grill Walker on China, gasline prospects; Three Democrats running to unseat Don Young; Former House District 38 Rep. Zach Fansler to plead guilty to harassment; Alaska businesses find a niche: helping oil companies cope with climate change; Fast ferry’s future sailings uncertain; Breakfast, horses, and other wisdom from retiring uber-reporter Ed Schoenfeld; AK: Safari Quest returns to Petersburg; 49 Voices: Marin Lee of Homer Listen now

Almandinger found guilty on all charges in Grunwald murder trial; Native Corporations ask to start looking for oil in ANWR; Interior asking public not ‘if’, but ‘how’ to allow drilling in ANWR; Murkowski irked at tariffs, and Trump team; Sen. Cantwell asks Army to expand, extend Pebble scoping period; New chancellor selected for UAA; Local researchers try to understand why Pacific Cod stocks are crashing in the gulf; In Norton Sound, expect strong salmon runs this summer; Rock strike suspends White Pass train service in Skagway; After 50 years at Dillingham Elementary, Sophie Woods retires Listen now

First of David Grunwald murder trails goes to jury; ANWR coastal plain oil, gas lease plan draws heated opposition in Fairbanks; As Medicaid funds dry up, Wrangell and other rural hospitals are still receiving payments for now; Fairbanks man charged with murdering infant daughter; One month into the season, Bristol Bay halibut fishermen harvest a quarter of the quota; ‘Small’ king has big lead in 63rd Sitka Salmon Derby; Celebration 2018 brings 45 dance groups to Juneau Listen now

After courting potential business partners, Walker's Opportunity Alaska group prepares to depart from China; Alaska Healy Lake tribal leader killed; suspect in custody; Lt. Gov. Mallott views growth in energy sector as Alaska’s future; Number of complaints against South Peninsula Hospital dept. manager grows; Alaska National Guard hopes to increase number of Alaska Native soldiers; Petersburg celebrates Memorial Day weekend derby-free; Drawing on historical strengths to prevent problems in the future Listen now

Bill would increase health care price transparency for Alaskans; Trident Seafoods looks to expand its China profile; Fairbanks Borough stops use of groundwater-contaminated wells to irrigate sports fields; UAF Native language expo receives warm reception; Department of Energy scientists to attend first Alaska National Lab Day; 'One Health' holistic medical approach discussed at UAF; Four gubernatorial candidates to debate at Bristol Bay Fish Expo; Annual smelt run hits Bethel; Veterans from Kotzebue have war stories archived online Listen now

Pebble Mine loses funding from First Quantum Minerals; EPA administrator Pruitt pledges to combat PFAS groundwater contamination; Judge orders higher-calorie meals for Alaska Muslim inmates; Indictment adds charges for ex-trooper accused of attempted sex abuse; Wasilla teen dead after canoe capsizes; Army officer charged with fraudulent insurance claims; SEARHC looking to pay between $25 to $40 million for new Wrangell hospital; CVRF distributed record amount of heating oil this winter; Alaska police chief: War on weed a 'waste of time'; Essential oils company drops support for Seavey; AK: Sublime summer rafting down the Klehini River; 49 Voices: Nancy Murphy of Anchorage Listen now

As China trade mission moves to Beijing, a few agreements and more talks; Social media records brought in for evidence as alleged Grunwald murder accomplice stands trial; Appeal challenges Alaska’s exclusion of village residents from juries; Wildwood Correction Center inmate dies; This old growth timber didn’t sell last time. Can it attract a buyer now?; State experiencing outbreak of Gonorrhea; Homer’s first pot shop set to open Thursday; Meet the companies testing self-driving vehicles in the Pacific Northwest; Community in Unity: Life in Limbo Listen now

State-run raffle could be new way to fund schools; Bethel's AC Quickstop liquor store shuts down; Alaska man pleads guilty in Florida airport shooting; Alaska jail sued over alleged mistreatment of Muslim inmates; Transboundary mine meeting includes State Department, B.C. reps; Final lecture from beloved UAF history professor Terrence Cole to be held tonight; HistoryMakers to document diversity of Alaska African Americans as part of national project Listen now

This man hopes to bring the gavel down on ANWR drilling; Urged by Alaska veterans, Sullivan supports cannabis research at VA; Alaska mission to China kicks off with ceremony, trade talks…and speed dating; Additional federal gun charges brought on man charged with 2016 killing of Fairbanks policeman; Three Unalaska residents to be honored for rescuing trapped child on Portage Glacier; Kodiak farmers market kerfuffle results in market move, addition of new market; Ask a Climatologist: Anchorage, this gloomy spring is all in your head; This man and his yellow truck signal the arrival of spring in Fairbanks Listen now

Trump admin sets crosshairs on Park Service predator rule; Murkowski questions military officials over how sexual assaults involving minors are resolved; Alaska AG joins effort to stiffen penalties for drug companies; US files plea deal in deadly Florida airport shooting; UAF hosts 4-day Alaska Native language institute to help preserve knowledge; IGU board considers Siemens proposal for alternative natural gas source for Fairbanks; Ferries fully funded in operating budget; Alaskan fishermen aren’t the only ones noticing the rise of Atlantic halibut; American and Japanese descendants unite after 75 years to ensure Attu occupation is remembered; A lot of people get this pretty basic question about oil wrong Listen now