Attorney General pushes back on ACLU lawsuit over court cuts; Hospital group sues to block emergency Medicaid payment cut; Could climate change research in Alaska be put on ice?; Locals testify for hours at Senate Finance hearing in Fairbanks; Two worlds that overlap: Richard Glenn sees ANWR drilling as a boon to Inupiaq communities; Planes violating airspace restrictions raise safety, operations concerns at Swan Lake Fire; Amid PCE issues, what Y-K Delta residents can expect electric bills to look like; New ADN report details how villages hire police with criminal background
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With winter closing in, whalers in Utqiaġvik haven't landed a single bowhead whale. Also: Unalaska residents brace for at least another 10 days with no scheduled air service. For one mom,that means being separated from her kids.
A new deal between Hilcorp and Native Corporation Doyon will allow for oil and gas exploration in the Yukon Flats region. And, another project that is already in the advanced stages of exploration north of Haines faces some pushback. Plus, Christmas comes early for residents in Napakiak this year as Santa Claus delivers presents in a Black Hawk helicopter.
Lawmakers vote against overriding the Governor's vetoes, health officials monitor the spread of coronavirus, and a Nome resident converts a church into a common house.
State officials say preparation can slow the spread of coronavirus when it gets to Alaska. Plus: hear from an Anchorage resident whose parents have been stuck on that coronavirus cruise ship in California. And, weakening migratory bird protections could have a significant impact for species in Alaska.
Some business owners prepare to reopen Monday after being closed for weeks. Plus: Some Alaskans protest the health mandates that have shuttered much of the economy. And, forecasters keep tabs on river breakup that could cause flooding in some communities.
The state prepares for out of state travelers arriving with proof that they're COVID free. And, some fear a planned protest in Palmer could turn violent. Plus: child care advocates in Alaska push for funding and reform.
The Army Corps of Engineers prepares to publish an important Pebble Mine study later this week. And Anchorage officials defend the city's plan to expand services for the homeless.Plus, the cruise ships may be absent but tourists are still visiting Juneau.
Climate change is disrupting operations at the Red Dog Mine - and costing millions of dollars. And, students across the state test positive for COVID-19 as school starts. Plus, Southeast Alaska's heavy rains are making some people feel … heavy.
Alaskans line up to cast their ballots as early in-person voting begins. And, lack of running water is linked to covid-19 outbreaks in some Alaska communities. Plus, a new animated series works to attract a modern audience to Alaska Native stories.
Inmates at the Goose Creek prison and their loved ones grapple with a growing coronavirus outbreak. And, some Bristol Bay residents cheer the denial of a permit for the Pebble Mine, others are disappointed. Plus, one of Alaska's oldest standing churches gets an upgrade.
An oil industry supply boat sinks under an offshore platform in icy Cook Inlet. Plus, the crew of the Alaska Warrior are honored in...
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