Tag: Alaska

Alaska News Nightly: July 29, 2009

Individual news stories are posted in the Alaska News category and you can subscribe to APRN’s news feeds via email, podcast and RSS. Download Audio...

Cargo Shipments to Anchorage Falling

Cargo shipments in and out of Anchorage's Ted Stevens International Airport are down, and that's not helping much as the city deals with a...

Alaska News Nightly: July 28, 2009

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Fairbanks Woman Dies after Contracting Swine Flu

A woman in her 40's from Fairbanks died this month after contracting the H1N1 swine flu. She is the first Alaskan to die from...

Legislative Session Meets DOE Rules

The special legislative session scheduled in Anchorage on August 10 will meet the requirements made official today by the US Department of Energy. Dave Donaldson,...

Territorial Guard Could See Hike in Benefits

Alaska Territorial Guard members could see their military benefit payments restored by the federal government under a bill that passed the US Senate Thursday...

Palin to Leave Office on Sunday

Gov. Sarah Palin's resignation becomes official on Sunday. Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO - Juneau Download Audio (MP3)

Healy Coal Plant Takes Another Turn

The long struggle to bring the Healy Clean Coal plant on line has taken another turn. Dan Bross, KUAC - Fairbanks Download Audio (MP3)

Arctic Waters Near Barrow Are Crowded This Week

There's no harbor in Barrow but the waters near the arctic city are a bit crowded this week. Annie Feidt, APRN - Anchorage Download Audio (MP3)

Alaska News Nightly: July 24, 2009

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Talk of Alaska: What is a Frivolous Complaint?

Is the proliferation of ethics complaints in Alaska a warning sign of political divisions to come? In a nearly unprecedented step, Governor Sarah Palin (R)...

Seniors Caught in Bureaucratic Bind

As Congress grapples with the enormous task of trying to overhaul the health care system, Alaska's seniors are getting a one-two punch from Medicare...

Chum Salmon Now Prized on Yukon River

Chum Salmon are replacing Yukon Kings as the main target for commercial fisheries on the Yukon River. The Yukon King used to be the...

Alaska News Nightly: July 23, 2009

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Agency Head Working to Correct Home Healthcare Challenges

The head of the state agency that oversees a troubled home healthcare waiver program says they're working hard to correct problems.  Last month the...

Field Crowded for Democratic Gubernatorial Race

Next year's Democratic Primary race for governor will be a crowded field,  with three people already in the race and a fourth preparing to...

Railbelt Fires Sparing Structures

Despite weeks of growth, the Railbelt complex of wildfires have not burned any structures.  The complex's three fires have charred over 250 thousand acres...

Alaska News Nightly: July 22, 2009

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Juneau Assembly Hears Plans for Harbor

The Juneau Assembly's heard about a plan this week to deposit 30,000-cubic yards of sediment from Douglas Harbor into Gastineau Channel.  It's part of the...

Alaska News Nightly: July 22, 2009

Individual news stories are posted in the Alaska News category and you can subscribe to APRN’s news feeds via email, podcast and RSS. Download Audio...