The opening of the first cold case office in Alaska focused on Missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives. And, the Anchorage Assembly bans conversion therapy for minors. Plus, pushback from Alaska mail carriers on statements by the postmaster general.
Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz resigns. And, a new study highlights different types of homelessness in Anchorage. Plus, the federal government says it’s investing millions in internet infrastructure for coastal Alaska.
Health officials say the state's healthcare system is cracking under the weight of the pandemic. And, Southeast Alaska communities explore the idea of tourism bubbles. Plus, Alaskans look for covid-safe ways of socializing this winter.
While Alaska's capitol saw no protests over the weekend, Alaska guardsmen head to D.C. to support the presidential inauguration. And, the Alaska Black Caucus celebrates Dr. King. Plus, an Anchorage attorney advocates for prisoners, saying they don't deserve to die of Covid-19.
Ten percent of Cordova residents end up in quarantine after a police officer's trip out of state. And, artists based out of Sitka sign with an iconic record label. Plus, one Anchorage student's campaign to return to in-person learning.
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on whether Alaska Native Corporations have a right to CARES Act funding. And, the statewide Yup'ik Spelling Bee expands to include Inupiaq for the first time. Plus, the city of Anchorage works to transform trails for spring activities.
BP and ConocoPhillips took the first official step today toward federal approval for their proposed gas line project. Plus, searchers in Denali National...
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Obama’s Job Speech Receives Mixed Reviews, SBA Encourages Small Businesses to Export Goods, Services, Cost to Build Donlin Mine Increases, Residents Urge Postal Service to Spare Douglas Post Office, Tannery Means Business, Culture for Sitka Tribe, NPS Ups Denali, Foraker Climbing Fees, Southeast Cruise Line Plans 2012 Expansion
Paid Protesters Attempt To Convince Alaskans To Not Sign Oil Tax Cut Repeal; Redistricting Board To Begin Reviewing District Lines; Senate Work On Immigration ‘Dead On Arrival’ In House; Lightning Strikes Ignite More Wildfires; Tularemia Cases Reported In Delta Junction; Where Are Anchorage’s Homeless Coming From?; AK: Canoe Paddles; 300 Villages: Napakiak Download Audio
Judge Temporarily Halts EPA's 404(c) Process on Pebble Mine; Walker Transition Team Brings 250 Delegates to Shape Policy; Details Sketchy on Expanded Deferred Action for Illegal Immigrants; New Activity Seen At Mount Shishaldin; BBAHC Testing All Expectant Mothers For Opioid Use; For Better Storm Warnings, NWS Goes Local; Interior's Dry Weather To Continue; Report: Subsidized logging costs feds millions; "Frost" Brings Art Seekers into Anchorage Parks Download Audio
Judge reverses House District 40 primary, gives Nageak a two-vote edge; senators want to forever bar offshore rigs from Arctic; US wants to strengthen agreement to ban Arctic Ocean fishing; Conoco aims to up North Slope production with new drilling rig; ISER study analyzes economic impacts of state cuts, taxes; proposed Donlin Gold mine runs afoul of the Iditarod dog mushing community; new bed bug infestation at UAF residence halls; putting Alaska's nursing home deficiencies in context; White Horse, an essay about sexual assault trauma Listen Now
House and Senate look to compromise on oil and gas tax credits; Fairbanks health care rally draws diverse crowd; Black bear that attacked workers near Pogo Mine was behaving like a predator; Silver salmon buyer coming to Kuskokwim Bay; New Anchorage power plant improves efficiency and reliability while increasing rates; As Cape Greig walruses draw “flightseers,” pilots urge caution; YK Delta villages receive federal energy grants; Anchorage exhibit highlights 'unseen' exploits of combat medics; AK: ANSEP students get an inside look on the world of sharks; 49 Voices: Merridy Littell of Anchorage Listen now
Trump lauds ANWR passage; Young: 'We finally got it done'; Oil companies aren’t promising to drill in ANWR…so how interested are they?; ACLU won't challenge Assembly's modified anti-camping measure; Anchorage firefighter wins nearly $780,000 in lawsuit against city; Walker budget proposes fix for spring ferry funding foul-up; Alaska’s only tribal college will waive tuition for Alaska Native students; T-rexes, minions and more at the ninth annual Polar Plunge; The real cost of child care in Juneau Listen now
Murkowski: Mueller investigation must continue; Senate passes its version of state budget after charged debate; Senate Medicaid budget cut likely won’t decrease spending; House Judiciary chair says there won’t be a gun control law this session; Task force meets to discuss first draft of state climate change policy; How do you keep developing rural energy projects in a fiscal drought? More loans.; Fairbanks standing-room-only crowd tells Assembly: don’t demo rec center; Nic Petit first to Ambler in Kobuk 440; AK: Haines recycling group promotes zero waste as part of Earth Week events; 49 Voices: Jerry Ross of Anchorage Listen now
After crossing Bering Strait, Anchorage man detained in Russia; As trade war escalates, AGDC and Gov. Walker minimize threat to state’s LNG project; Southeast Alaska residents react to Roadless Rule announcement; Mat-Su residents to vote on adding local police officers; Ongoing power outages spoil summer subsistence harvests in Tuluksak; Quota raised for subsistence hunting of Chukchi polar bears; Alaska collects $11M in tax revenue from marijuana; Ernie Turner Center finds new home near Eklutna; Pink trash cans bring curbside composting to Anchorage; AK: Quartz Lake denizens adapt to a shrinking water level; 49 Voices: Tom Huddleston of Copper Center
Climate change will cost Alaska hundreds of millions per year, report finds; Is there something for everyone in a new vision for Tongass roads?; Icebreaker could lose out to wall; What’s behind a wave of threats in Anchorage schools?; Community forum focuses on helping people who are homeless with improved behavioral health care; National Guard rescues pilot and passenger after Montague Island plane crash; New legislation improves earthquake preparedness in Alaska; Climate, infrastructure impact Alaska heating costs; Real or fake? Christmas tree companies compete for customers
A week into the legislative session, the House has yet to organize; Oil and gas jobs rebound in December; State of Alaska issues two key permits for Donlin mine; Questions about federal shutdown’s impact on upcoming halibut season go unanswered; Board of Game approves extended Southeast deer season; Jason Pavila wins Bogus Creek 150 in rookie race; Matthew Failor wins blistering fast Kuskokwim 300; Terrell Andrews Wins 2019 Akiak Dash
Murkowski throws support behind opposing Trump emergency declaration; Dunleavy announces Alaska National Guard deployment along Mexico border; Regulators: Top Dunleavy administration official can't conceal consulting firm's clients; State says BP must prove more Prudhoe Bay wells aren't at risk of 'catastrophic failure'; Von Imhof to Anchorage School Board: Dunleavy 'budget bomb' unlikely, but expect cuts; Fairbanks North Star Borough schools hold budget meeting in lieu of potential cuts; Third lawsuit filed against Sitka Police Department; Prospect of commercial fishing in central Arctic Ocean poses big questions for science; Ulsom passes a resting Petit in McGrath to take lead; Iditarod mushers react to rules reducing max dog team size from 16 to 14; Even trickier parts leading to Nikolai are calmer this year, mushers say
Dunleavy administration being sued for withholding $20M in education funding; Senate passes budget that ignores most of Dunleavy’s cuts; Tensions flare among members of Congress as anti-ANWR drilling bill clears committee; Rapidly-growing 2,500-acre wildfire burning on army training range near Fort Greely; Kasigluk boater recovered after being missing for 6 months; An international airplane feud could crimp one of Alaska's most lucrative fisheries; Fish and Game predicts larger salmon harvest compared to 2018; Hoonah Icy Strait Point prepares for influx of cruise ship passengers; MTA announces fiber optic network from Alaska to Lower 48; Whale dies after beaching near Turnagain Arm; Indian Country Today editor discusses TV expansion, search for Alaska reporter; 2 Y-K women recognized by Alaska Women's Hall of Fame