As the ice goes, Arctic nations find their bonds are tested; Attorney general says school funding plan is unconstitutional; Dissent at DEC emerges over roll-back of PFAS regulations; How a small, Arctic village found itself in the middle of Alaska's new oil boom; In Utqiaġvik, temperatures are warmer, and the ice is changing. What does that mean for whalers?; Annual volunteer effort to clean up Anchorage waterways commences
Legislators defy Dunleavy, announce Juneau as special session location; Swan Lake fire grows, moving closer to Sterling Highway; State extends air quality advisory amid Swan Lake Fire; Team assigned to Creek Fire northwest of Fairbanks; Passengers in fatal Kenai airplane crash were from Michigan; Tongass forest supporters rally in favor of roadless rule; Alaska considers $10 million loan fund to prop up Ketchikan’s shipyard; Russian ambassador seeks conversation, friendship in first visit to Sitka; Jökulhlaup raises Taku River levels; Suicide Basin release likely in next few weeks; Hydro lakes rebounding, but a long way from full; Meet Sovereign Bill, the voice behind Molly of Denali
Under 'Save Our State' banner, more than 25 organizations implore Dunleavy: No more vetoes; Ferry workers union explains why strike happened, and what workers gained from it; Ferry workers union explains why strike happened, and what workers gained from it; New Izembek land swap? New lawsuit, too.; Canadian authorities believe they've found bodies of 2 murder suspects; Man finds loaded AR-15 rifle along Anchorage bike path; Anchorage police officer faces two counts of child sexual abuse; Hilcorp clears some regulatory hurdles to conduct a seismic survey in lower Cook Inlet; Napakiak loses access to a main road As riverbank erosion persists; Citizen scientists sought for beluga monitoring effort; Erosion continues to eat away at Talkeetna riverfront; Honored nationally, a Juneau scientist helps Alaska fisheries managers see the bigger picture
A faith-based women's shelter declares victory in its legal battle with the city of Anchorage. And Alaska Airlines is no longer the country's least-polluting domestic air carrier.
At a U.S. House hearing today, people for and against the Roadless Rule in the Tongass National Forest said removing the restrictions won't make much difference for the logging industry. Plus: Unalaska’s regular flights are set to resume tomorrow, nearly a month after Ravn Air Group shut down service in the wake of a fatal plane crash.
Juneau experiences its first fatal officer involved shooting in 12 years. And, two Alaska high school students will go to D.C as part of the United States Senate Youth Program.
Senator Murkowski briefs her colleagues on the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Plus: A father-daughter team prepare for the grueling Iron Dog snowmachine race. And, an Anchorage textile artist sews together clothes and community.
A new study shows the current "hunker down" mandate could be necessary for months. And Alaska lawmakers passed a budget that doesn't include a stimulus payment.
An investigation sheds more light on a Bethel elementary school principal's inappropriate behavior. And, The Calista Corporation seeks to form a federally-recognized tribal government in the Yukon-Kuskowim Delta. Plus: New federal rules change Title IX regulations on college campuses.
Anchorage's mayor says masks may be required if coronavirus cases continue to rise. And, new funding moves the controversial Ambler Road project forward. Plus, the pandemic continues to affect the salmon market.
Anchorage restaurant owners are furious with the mayor's shutdown order. And, parents in Juneau want more details on the school start plan. Plus, how difficult is it to cross the Canadian border right now?
Pebble CEO Tom Collier resigns amid blowback from secret recordings. And, Anchorage teachers express concern over reopening plans. Plus, an Anchorage bear breaks into the Alaska Zoo and kills an alpaca.
People in and out of Alaska question the decision to wait to count mailed-in ballots. And, a federal judge puts a speed bump in the way of selling genetically modified salmon. Plus, Alaska's Pacific Islander community battles against the rapid spread of COVID-19.
A state-owned entity considers bidding in the upcoming ANWR lease sale. And, surveys show Anchorage residents are being more and more cautious during the pandemic. Plus, an Alaska journalist sues state officials to be allowed to cover the Dunleavy administration.
After more than three weeks without drinking water, Governor Dunleavy sends state aid to Tuluksak. And, a popular Seward mural gets an upgrade. Plus, hundreds of scientists push for Indigenous inclusion in Arctic research.
Legislators take a step toward extending the Governor's pandemic disaster declaration. And, Alaskans speak up about the pause on oil leasing on federal land. Plus, medication-assisted alcohol addiction treatment can be effective, but it's not widely used.
A new study shows fish farms in British Columbia are on the verge of wiping out wild salmon runs. Plus, a Fort Wainwright soldier...
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Alaska Legislature Faces First Budget Deficit; Tsunami Debris Docks are Unique Opportunity for Scientists; Agency Proposes Recovery Plan For Rare Right Whale; Commissioner Apologizes For Lack Of Communication In Alaska Class Ferry Plan; Parnell Urges Mining Students To Follow Their Passions; UAF Moves Forward With Power, Heating Plant Replacement Plan; Former Reporter Rips Reporters For Lack Of Climate Change Coverage