USCG Admiral Talks Arctic Strategy; Wet Weather Likely Too Little, Too Late For Alaska Farmers; Valley Ag Center Boosts Seed Research; Juneau Clinic On The Chopping Block; Homeless Shelters Concerned As Federal Funding Dries Up; Snow Forecast Along North Slope; Camp Near Wrangell Teaches Tlingit Culture, Language Download Audio
Marijuana Efforts Draw Disapproval; Senate OKs Eliminating Daylight Savings Time; Mackeys Want Iditarod Title; Supreme Court Issues Stay in Education Case; Skier Injured in Avalanche; Fish and Game Relocate Wood Bison; Lemon Creek Offers Re-Entry Programs
Two sled dogs die after vehicle collision; Northwest Alaska faces heavy, severe weather warnings; Port Mackenzie repairs spread Mat-Su budget thin; Monitoring Bogoslof: How life responds to volcanic destruction; 'Naughty' Facebook locks North Pole Santa Claus out of account; AK: 2016 favorites Listen Now
Potential initiatives would enshrine Medicaid expansion, ACA provisions in state law; Gov. Walker and Lt. Gov. Mallott officially register for reelection run; Meet the machine handling Anchorage's next election; Alaska Airlines pilots picket at airport over contract negotiations; Oil company sues over Alaska’s beleaguered cash-for-credits program; Naknek man killed after falling overboard on Lake Aleknagik; Quinhagak commercial fishermen struggle after two years without a buyer; Sitkans take to the skies to take in the eclipse Listen now
Legislative session kicks of with hope for productivity in House; Three finalists up for consideration to fill vacant Alaska Senate seat; Economist sees big role for U.S. oil, LNG but finds hurdles in Arctic; AK Attorney General asks Congress to open banking for pot businesses; Anchorage jail secretly, accidentally recorded attorney-client conversations; Knowles quits National Parks panel, says new administration won't listen; Petit takes 1st in Copper Basin 300; Shrimp decline causes concern, restrictions; Known for Denali winter ascent, Dupre now in for another chilly climb; Ask A Climatologist: What's up with that record January heat in Southeast? 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
Alaskans take flight in last-minute push to persuade Murkowski to vote no on Kavanaugh; As Alaskans receive PFD checks, lower amount still politically contentious; Assessing the state of Alaska's recession; Troopers identify 3 men killed in Alaska highway crash; Coast Guard investigates Kodiak members in illicit drug case; Fairbanks Four bring civil case before court; Ravn owner bids highest for PenAir; Bethel local option failed. So, what’s next?; Toxic PCBs threaten orcas around the world; Cruise season ends as industry looks to see even more visitors next year; Sitka research partnership wins $2.1 million for landslide prediction Listen now
Alaska Permanent Fund looks to pay investment managers incentives; Sitka Tribe of Alaska sues state, claiming mismanagement of herring fishery; Alaska governor examines gas line project before weighing in; Farm bill's untold story: What Congress did for fish sticks; Former manager charged with embezzling from village utility; As Alaska warms, the Y-K Delta heats up even faster; Schools’ need for technology outpacing funding for faster internet
Legislature still at reduced capacity as budget deadline looms; Dunleavy's candidate screening process under scrutiny; Trump's pick for Interior secretary has worked for Alaska and energy industry; Teen arrested after trying to take control of a flight from Napakiak to Bethel; Credit agencies paying close attention to state amid budget discussions; Fairbanks City Council holds additional meetings on anti-discrimination ordinance; Shutdown cripples, but doesn't sink ocean science symposium; Gatt, Moore and Sass in early Yukon Quest lead into Dawson City; Aleknagik boys' basketball team hits the court for the first time in 32 years
Dunleavy points to university budget cut agreement as a model for other services; State funding for early education restored, but services this year could still be affected; Homeless shelters and services to see reduced funding; Flood warning issued for several Interior rivers; Sitka Assembly takes no action on police investigation; Chinook runs in Southeast are looking very profitable; Ask A Climatologist: Summer 2019 was rife with records being broken; Petersburg climbers successfully summit Devils Thumb
House committees take different approach on crime bills; Senate bill to change PFD formula advances; Mine opponents ask SEC to investigate Pebble's parent company; Fairbanks joins others in lawsuit against PFAS manufacturers; House Fisheries urges pressure on B.C. over transboundary mining; Trial date set for Sitka herring suit; Sitka Assembly calls for city hiring freeze; Thanks to makeshift driftwood sign, Coast Guard rescues stranded ATV drivers; Pilot study of black-tailed deer underway near Petersburg; Meet the first girls of Juneau Cub Scouts
Dunleavy calls for round two in Wasilla after Alaska Legislature adjourns first special session; Murkowski differs with Trump on campaign help from foreign powers; EPA officials hear concerns over Pebble Mine during Bristol Bay visit; Why fishermen are mailing corks to Murkowski; Corrections commissioner cancels prison's Father's Day event; Alaska's US senators express concerns over transboundary mines in BC letter; Federal review finds gaps in Alaska 'critical incident' reporting; 'Pretty unbelievable,' says Kotlik hunter who helped document recent spike in seal deaths; State attorney general praises federal ruling on road-building in Southeast; Three women removed from state human rights commission without much explanation; Partnering with FBI, Unalaska police aim to finish Ballyhoo crash investigation; Partnering with FBI, Unalaska police aim to finish Ballyhoo crash investigation; Former UAF hockey player part of Stanley Cup-winning Blues
Legislature passes capital budget funding, $1,600 PFD, veto reversals; 'Tired of playing defense': GOP claims the environment issue. But climate change? Not so much.; Coast Guard Commandant makes statewide tour stop in Kodiak; As ferry strike continues, Angoon must find alternatives; Troopers: Hiker dies on the way to Stampede Trail’s 'magic bus'; West Valley pre-season football practice suspended after swimming incident puts 3 players in hospital; With ANWR drilling on its doorstep, an Alaska Native village is poised to profit; Air Force works to decontaminate PFAS-affected areas in Moose Creek; Alaska beekepers suspect pesticides in deaths of honeybees; Online education ad targeting University of Alaska students draws criticism
State Senate Republicans reject the governor's appointee. Also: A brief spike in oil prices from attacks on a Saudi producer won't help the state's budget.
The group seeking to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy says it will take its case to court after its application was denied by a state elections official. Also: Mark Begich says he has a solution to the exorbitant grocery prices that plague rural Alaska.
A look at the historical roots of the tension between Arctic Slope Regional Corporation and the Alaska Federation of Natives. Plus: Alaska's senators weigh in on the U.S House vote to impeach President Donald Trump.
Governor Dunleavy's office asks the legislature for ferry funds. Plus: parents in Sitka struggle to find adequate childcare. And, state and federal officials explain what Alaskans should know about the coronavirus.
Economists expect the coronavirus will have a significant impact the state's economy. Plus: The state says the capacity to test for COVID-19 is improving, but not perfect. And, a federal employee in Skagway says his workplace isn't safely preventing the spread of the coronavirus.
Alaska dentists say new state guidelines for their industry are unnecessarily strict. And, Alaska college students prepare to graduate without the normal pomp and circumstance. Plus, the Alaska zoo reopens to visitors.
Alaska doctors ask the governor to consider a mask mandate. And, healthcare experts worry about coronavirus fatigue in the state. With a virtual Celebration, Native artists miss out on arts and crafts sales.