Tag: Alaska

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...

Talk of Alaska: Citizen Observation of Natural Phenomena

Phenology is the timing of the annual cycles of plants and animals and a national network has been set up to collect observations of...

Legislature Holds Hearings on Next Lieutenant Governor

The State House Judiciary Committee held a hearing in Fairbanks on Monday on the man chosen by Gov. Sarah Palin to be the state's...

Gov. Palin Continues Last Tour of State

Gov. Sarah Palin is touring the state in her final days in office. In the last few weeks, she's visited Kotzebue and Fairbanks to...

Smoke Advisories Are Posted

Smoke advisories are in effect for travelers driving the Edgerton Highway to McCarthy, due to the Chakina fire within the Wrangell St. Elias National...

St. Lazaria Island Celebrates Refuge

One hundred years ago, Teddy Roosevelt set aside St. Lazaria Island in the Sitka Sound as a wildlife refuge. Today the island is the...

Community Forum: Alaska Native Young Professionals

Young Alaska Natives are gaining their place in the community, with the help of leadership programs provided by organizations like the Alaska Native Professional...

Talk of Alaska: How Do We Feel About Gov. Palin’s Resignation?

Gov. Sarah Palin shocked Alaskans by announcing she was quitting and leaving as governor. Her decision reverberated throughout the state and the national political...

Talk of Alaska: Summer Reading

Is there a book you plan to read this summer? Or maybe there's a book you think other Alaskans ought to read? This week...

Near-fatal bear attack in Anchorage prompts outcry, discussion

An Anchorage teenager was scheduled for more surgery today to treat extensive wounds from a bear attack in the city's Bicentennial Park this weekend....

Lawsuit filed to protect Beluga population

Trustees for Alaska filed a lawsuit today in Washington, DC over the delay in moving forward with an Endangered Species Act listing for the...

Alaska joins U.S. as 49th State — 50 years ago today

It's one of the classic, sepia-tinted images of Alaska history: smiling Alaskans holding up newspapers bearing the large, bold headline "WE'RE IN" That moment...

Alaska News Nightly: June 30, 2008

Yesterday's bear mauling of an Anchorage teenager has some people up in arms. But wildlife managers say they're not ready to shoot the bear,...

Alaska News Nightly: June 25, 2008

Alaskans are responding with disbelief to the Supreme Court decision today that slashes the Exxon Valdez punitive damages award. We have reactions from plaintiffs...

Exxon 'Valdez' decision prompting big reactions in Alaska

Plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez punitive damages case are reacting with sadness and disbelief to today's U.S. Supreme Court decision. The Court capped the...

California pilot dies in crash

Shaun Lunt in Alaska, 2007. More photos at shaunlunt.typepad.com Friday night at approximately 7:30 p.m. (ADT), Alaska State Troopers in Bethel were notified a Piper...

VIDEO: Fur Seal Science on St. Paul Island, Alaska

Annie Feidt, reporter for the Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN), visited remote St. Paul Island in Alaska's Bering Sea in October 2007 while covering...