Murkowski votes to advance DeVos, angering Alaska school advocates; How will climate science in Alaska fare under Trump? No one knows yet; Walker criticizes Trump’s handling of refugee issue; Sweeping criminal justice overhaul under fire — and revision; Volcanic ash falls on Unalaska in Bogoslof’s longest eruption yet; Plane crash passengers found alive on west side of Cook Inlet; Seeing the value of the forest in the trees: Chugach enters California’s carbon market; Juneau’s downtown cruise terminal preparing for bigger boats; Bethel native sets American record in women’s powerlifting squat Listen now
Judge approves sale of Alaska Dispatch News to Binkley family; As demand for opioid remedy skyrockets, police train for overdose treatment with Naloxone; Ft. Yukon and Ninilchik tribes submit applications for trust status; Anchorage medic mobilizes to help residents of Houston; Most UA campuses see lower enrollment; Building a future after prison through vocational education; Alaska teens ask state to stop delaying action on climate change Listen now
Trump official says Interior aims to move ‘pretty quickly’ on Arctic Refuge oil development; Sweeney Interior nomination in limbo; State, hospitals seek funds to prevent payment emergency; Trump administration sued over Pacific walrus; For this expat mom, raising healthy girls means going to prison; Rep. Guttenberg taken to hospital for ‘unknown medical emergency’; As Iditarod has changed, so has its relationship with its Native roots, mushers say 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
Dunleavy names Alaska Republican chairman as his chief of staff; House member named as next speaker lacks votes he needs to be elected; Trump administration downsizes NPR-A lease sale after little interest last year; As more ballots are counted, Kreiss-Tomkins opens lead in House race; Sitkans tell Roadless Rule committee that best action is 'no action'; Fall whaling in Utqiaġvik: joy, excitement and this year, mourning too; Nine thousand-year-old tooth holds clues to ancient Alaska; At Anchorage library open mic, teen performers take center stage Listen now
Young considers crossing aisle as shutdown grinds on; Furloughed U.S. Forest Service workers feel uncertain about the future; Pebble EIS delayed, but not by federal shutdown, says Army Corps; Fairbanks teen charged in fatal stabbing of older brother; Alaska port official charged with trying to drown daughter; Anchorage School Board member Dave Donley appointed to Dunleavy administration, remains on board; New salmon-counting technique treats Alaska stream like a crime scene; Grant program aims to cultivate specialty crops across Alaska; Fairbanks’ famously severe cold snaps are getting less cold and more rare; Alaska Made: Tonkin cane, silver spoons and the ultimate fly rod
Ferry system stops selling tickets amidst uncertain future; ASRC, after backing Dunleavy’s campaign, blasts his oil tax redistribution plan; Sullivan: Trump’s emergency ‘probably legal’ but unneeded; Judge denies Sitka Tribe of Alaska’s request for injunction; UA president highlights severity of budget cuts to Senate Finance; Senate bill would require UA regents to keep Legislature up to date on program accreditation; Anchorage advocate Ed Wesley reflects on civil rights struggles in Alaska; Why a wilderness lodge in the middle of nowhere became a magnet for mushers
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
From Texas to Colorado to Scotland, ANWR drilling opponents take their case to CEOs; State to ship water to Yakutat following PFAS contamination at well; Negotiations over Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact break down between state and tribes; Pink salmon fisherman still waiting for federal relief funding after season disaster; Alaska man given Coast Guard medal years after girl's rescue; Two bridges named after fallen Interior State Troopers; Scientists find 1,800-year-old footprint near Fairbanks; Author, radio host honored as Alaska’s ‘Distinguished Artist’ for 2019
Montana Creek Fire update for July 4th, 2019; House speaker, Interior lawmakers lay out case for overriding governor’s budget cuts; 40 years after closure, volunteers restore historic Cold War site; Mount Marathon Race participants decide whether to run as smoke lingers in Seward; In Portage, business boom follows glacial recession; Honoring the Stars and Stripes
McKinley Fire close to 50 percent contained, evacuation levels lowered; 'Do they know that it's that bad?' Drivers describe 'hellfire' on Sterling Highway Sunday; Kennicott rescues boat passengers in Canada’s Inside Passage; Dunleavy sends letter encouraging potential Pebble investor; Rockslide blocks Pogo mine entrance; Water shortage looms in Chignik Lagoon; Dunleavy appoints 2 new members to human rights commission; In Alaska, Education Secretary DeVos touts alternative schooling agenda; Veteran musher Jim Lanier denied entry into 2020 Iditarod; Southeast Alaska’s summer chums returned much lower than expected; Elim residents ride on new roads; Kawerak says they’ll improve quality of life
Anchorage police say evidence against a man jailed in a murder includes photos and videos of the killing. Also: The state Supreme Court hears arguments in a lawsuit by Alaskan youth suing the state.
The Dunleavy Administration is defending how it spent federal grant funds as it was working with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture to consider a rollback of the Roadless Rule in the Tongass after two Democratic members of Congress requested an investigation. Plus: Actor Mark Ruffalo draws attention to PFAS water contamination with a new film.
A judge allows the campaign to recall Governor Dunleavy to go forward. Plus: are engine block heaters worth it for your car and the environment?
BP has agreed to pay $20 million in fines for actions -- and inactions -- related to last year's oil pipeline spill on the...
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Orange Goo Determined to Be Plant Fungus Spores, State Getting More Attention in Foreign Policy, BOEMRE Says it Has Corrected Flaws Made Prior to Chukchi Sea Lease, Walrus Start Hauling Out Along North Coast, Checks Sent Out to Hundreds of Clerical Abuse Victims, Blatchford Buys Seward Phoenix Log, Tundra Drums Newspapers, Supreme Court Rules SOS Initiative Can Go Before Voters, Southcentral Foundation Gets Grant to Find Those Who Need Denali Kid Care, Staff Members Tour New Crime Lab, Whale Calf Freed From Fishing Gear
Gov. Parnell Proposes $1 Billion In Budget Cuts; Presidential Adviser Pete Rouse Touts Alaska Roots; Savoonga Whales Fulfill Musical Needs; Warming Arctic Likely Contributing To Erratic Worldwide Weather Patterns; Revisions Required For Shell’s 2014 Chukchi Exploration Plan; Bethel Homeless Shelter To Open By Christmas; Eaglecrest In Finals Of Ski Town Throwdown; US Women’s Nordic Team Entering Third World Cup Week 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
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