Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 27, 2019

Kenai Peninsula rocked by early morning 5.8 quake; Bill aims to make health care coverage for school districts cheaper; Marine Highway cuts could mean trouble for aspiring Susitna Valley ranchers; Southeast Alaska experiencing first recorded extreme drought; High winds expand west perimeter of ongoing Alaska wildfire; To get a count on bowhead whales, North Slope scientists head out onto the sea ice; Using local foods, a Juneau middle school teacher demystifies cooking for kids; Kipnuk celebrates life of late high school basketball star Keoni Aliralria at graduation

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 24, 2019

A judge blocked a Trump plan for a controversial road through an Alaska wildlife refuge. Now the administration is appealing.; Dunleavy says second special session could happen on the road system, listing Mat-Su as an option; Climate change looks different in Southeast Alaska. Here’s how tribes are planning for that.; 1 dead, 2 hurt in Parks Highway collision; Kake tribe urges renaming Saginaw Bay over ‘Kake War’ connection; Study on Iliamna Lake seal teeth adds to debate on conservation status; AK: The end of Wrangell’s king salmon derby leaves locals longing; 49 Voices: Frank Hauser of Anchorage

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 23, 2019

More than a week into special session, lawmakers still divided on budget; If you’ve reported a sexual assault to Alaska State Troopers, a UAA researcher wants to hear from you; Major planned North Slope oil project gets key federal permit; Warm weather causes flooding in village of Allakaket; More Russian bombers and fighter jets intercepted near Alaska; More Russian bombers and fighter jets intercepted near Alaska; As gray whales die along the West Coast, Alaska scientists look for answers beneath blubber; Under a new pilot program, several Anchorage elementary schools will have longer lunch and recess next fall; Fukushima radiation is present in Bering Sea, researchers say — but no cause for concern

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Palmer man dies in Prince William Sound floatplane crash; NTSB releases preliminary report on May 13 mid-air collision; House bill seeks full PFD this year, with lower amounts in the future; ANWR fight not over for Democrats in Congress; Anchorage adopts Climate Action Plan; Juneau protesters rally in support of abortion access; Kenai radio reporter claims she was attacked while covering Soldtona abortion rally; Akiak loses a mile of riverbank to erosion; Coast Guard cutter captain relieved of duty after investigation of crew member death; Former Naknek Electric Association manager sentenced for embezzling over $500,000; DEC extends public comment period for Palmer Project permits; US Postal Service announced Tlikakila River stamp

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Victims in floatplane crash near Metlakatla identified; Legal views conflict on Alaska school funding law; State agencies disagree over major well bonding increase for oil companies; Alaska-based fighters intercept 6 Russian aircraft flying near Alaska; Environmental worries persist as Northern Edge grows; New icebreaker won't have much time for the Arctic, says Coast Guard boss; Alaska officially parting ways with fast ferries; Skagway looks into developing a local ferry authority; ADN report: 1 in 3 Alaska villages lacks law enforcement

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 20, 2019

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

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 17, 2019

Lawmaker says she won't hear Alaska abortion ban bill; Murkowski suggests multi-faceted approach is necessary to combat carbon emissions; Court throws out Pebble-backed lawsuit against BBRSDA; Ferry system could still be operational with Legislature's suggested cuts; Feds demand armed backup to keep Prince Rupert ferry terminal open; Feds demand armed backup to keep Prince Rupert ferry terminal open; Spring Creek continues clean-up, investigation of May 7 riot; AK: Counting the hooligan swimming through Haines streams; 49 Voices: Maurice Nanalook of Bethel

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 17, 2019

Alaska lawmakers say compromise crime bill repeals Senate Bill 91; Murkowski sticks with GOP to confirm anti-abortion nominee to bench; US House bill clears path for Alaska tribes to put land in trust; Two of Alaska’s biggest exports are caught up in the US and China trade dispute; Residents step up to help victims of Southeast plan collision; Legislature passes bill allowing Alaska State Fair, ski areas to serve alcohol; Aspiring to have a ‘live city again,’ Solomon moves forward on path to renewable energy; Anchorage musician Quinn Christopherson wins NPR's Tiny Desk Concert contest

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Ketchikan tour companies in plane crash both had GPS trackers. So what went wrong?; Legislature works to finish budget on last day of session; Warrant issued for man suspected in Fairbanks woman's death; What the healthcare overhaul at VA means for Alaska vets; Iliamna Natives Limited reaches right-of-way agreement with Pebble; State plan proposes tougher burning controls in Fairbanks; Kathryn Dodge running for mayor of City of Fairbanks; In Utqiaġvik, learning about climate change includes studying your backyard

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Search continues for those missing from mid-air plane collision near Ketchikan; NTSB: Southeast plane collision happened at about 3,300 feet; As end of regular session approaches, lawmakers in disagreement over crime bills; Unangax cemetery at former WWII internment camp may be added to Funter Bay park; Prosecutors build case around Anchorage man's illegal weapons charges and racist social media; Man dies in Akiachak jail; Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan and environmental groups appeal decision in mining case; Court system inches forward with years-long upgrade to digital filing system; Court system inches forward with years-long upgrade to digital filing system; Wind, waves hamper efforts to salvage grounded longliner; UAF students propose guidelines for Fairbanks-area climate change response plan

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 13, 2019

Three dead after two planes collided midair near George Inlet; Senate committee goes further than House in repealing controversial crime law; Alaska lawmakers are trying to fight crime by toughening prison sentences. Not everyone agrees that will work.; Fire officials take preventative measures to combat Oregon Lakes Fire; University of Alaska begins transition for Anchorage campus's teacher education program; Workplace anti-discrimination agency sues free sample company, alleges ADA violations in Juneau; Military begins Northern Edge exercises in Alaska; Eielson GPS signal-jamming exercise may affect navigation devices, cellphone apps; Rangers rescue Denali climber hurt in snowboarding fall; Claiming two first ascents, climbing group seeks to create more opportunities for women in the mountains; Shaktoolik students save abandoned bearded seal pup

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 10, 2019

Dividend size to be a focus in session’s closing days; Bob Penney spent more than $300,000 to get Gov. Dunleavy elected. Then his grandson got an $8,000-a-month no-bid contract.; Dunleavy administration weighs in on Pebble-backed lawsuit against BBRSDA; Dunleavy responds to Alaska legislators push for protection from British Columbia mines; UA Board of Regents prepare for budget scenarios in light of likely cuts; Women in Alaska’s fishing industry hope to curb sexual harassment; Napakiak says goodbye to residents who died in jail fire; AK: Petersburg students turn plastic trash into artsy treasures; 49 Voices: Robert Fowler of Tuntutuliak

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 9, 2019

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

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Alaska prison riot damage estimated at $100,000; House passes sweeping crime bill; Why is the US so far behind in the Arctic? Clues emerge at congressional hearing; Constitutional delegate Vic Fischer opposes Dunleavy’s amendment proposals; Anchorage man indicted for 2018 murder of girlfriend's 6-year-old son; Trappers and dog-owners at odds over new restrictions in Anchorage; Tazlina makes maiden voyage to Haines and Skagway; Search renewed for Iliamna Lake's 'monster' with DNA testing and underwater video

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 7, 2019

House and Senate work to finish their budgets; LeDoux stripped of assignments after break with caucus; As memories of the Exxon Valdez fade, a plea to Congress to retain the lessons learned; Conservation groups sue over Prince of Wales Island project; Anchorage School District HR head charged with harassment; University of Alaska reorganizing HR department; Palmer telecom begins work on first overland fiber-optic link to Lower 48; Alaska salmon industry's access to lucrative markets hinges on sustainable eco-label; Friend and running partner, ‘Rascal’ fatally mauled thwarting bear attack; Eagle with 8-foot wing span crashes into Alaska home; Haines Women’s A Cappella Chorus welcomes Tazlina to the Upper Lynn Canal

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 6, 2018

Big parts of Gov. Dunleavy's agenda remain unfinished. But he still has time, tools at his disposal.; Pompeo to Arctic Council: Easy days are over; Communities in Anchorage and Fairbanks commemorate missing Native women and children; Public will have chance to weigh in on proposal to move Juneau City HallAnchorage utility racing to fix sewer line unmoored by quake; New Anchorage climate plan calls for 80 percent cut to emissions by 2050; As the Lower 48 continues to dry out, Alaska could get wetter; Ft. Greely wildfire gores to 6,700 acres; Donlin Gold looks to schools, workforce development for future employees; Public will have chance to weigh in on proposal to move Juneau City Hall; Anchorage Bike Blessing draws riders from around the state

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 3, 2019

Dunleavy administration dismisses Alaska ferries chief; US Army Corps extends comment period on Pebble's draft EIS; House Resources Committee considers making Tier 3 water protection a legislative process; Four months into 2019, Anchorage on pace to break homicide record; In Anchorage, land acknowledgements are gaining ground; Homer High School students place in Caring for the Kenai Contest; Single winner of Alaska ice-melt guessing game announced; AK: Search dogs harness their super-powered noses; 49 Voices: Geser Bat-Erdene of Anchorage

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 2, 2019

Navy plans to be more active in the Arctic; New legislation introduced in Congress aims to strengthen Roadless Rule; Dunleavy administration pick for $94,000-a-year labor relations manager comes without labor relations experience; Juneau man dies of stab wounds; police detain suspect; Emmonak votes to keep alcohol and remain 'damp'; Kenai rejects changing local rules for onsite marijuana use; GVEA plans to highlight state's largest solar farm; Marie Adams Carroll became a ‘folk hero’ fighting for Iñupiat whaling rights. Now she’s in the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame.; Region I music director of the year reflects on teaching in Dillingham; 'The Sun is a Compass' highlights yearn for the outdoors 

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

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