Josh Edge, Alaska Public Media

Josh Edge, Alaska Public Media

Alaska News Nightly: February 20, 2015

Arctic Drilling Regs Require Relief Rig; Shell Sees 'Critical' Flexibility; University of Alaska Board Of Regents Approves 5% Tuition Increase; Board of Fisheries Nominee Withdraws; Anchorage Man Indicted On Sex Trafficking, Sexual Assault, Weapons Misconduct Charges; After Providers Lobby, Walker Reverses Cuts To Homeless Programs; New Prelim ASD Budget Reinstates Middle School Model; Iron Dog Snowmachine Race Primed For Big Lake Start; AK: Tracking Halibut; 300 Villages: Douglas Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: February 19, 2015

Walker Aims To Ramp Up Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline Project; New Alaska Branch of Americans For Prosperity Campaigns Against Medicaid Expansion; Tlingit Masks On 'Antiques Roadshow' Draw Questions From Southeast Alaska; Alaska Tops Gallup's Index of Well-Being; Seward Highway Reopened After Rock Slide; Tanaina Supporters Appeal To UA Board of Regents; YKEDC Gets Grant to Improve Economy, Housing Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: February 18, 2015

Murkowski Concludes Obama Aims to Kill Alaska's Pipeline; Crowd Rallies Attention Toward Climate Change; Port Officials Call For "Tweaks" to Shell Moorage Plan; Army Using Alaska To Prep For Cold Weather Combat; Alaska's Enrollment Jumps To Nearly 21K; With Budget Changes, Walker Boosts Ferry, Community Jails Funding; Gov. Walker’s New Adviser To Focus On Rural Economy, Local Governments; Anchorage YWCA Works for Gender Pay Equity; Fairbanks Mountaineer Nearing Seven Summit Feat Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: February 17, 2015

Alaska Lawmakers Frustrated After Meeting With Interior Secretary Jewell; Sen. Murkowski Says Protecting Lands Is Top Priority; Lawsuit Challenges Alaska's Regulation Restricting Abortions For Low Income Women; Brent Sass Outduels Allen Moore For Yukon Quest Win; Alaska Budget Cuts Threaten Local Jails; Rescued Hiker: “We Definitely Got More Than We Bargained For”; "Emotional Creature" Teaches Young Women To Speak Download Audio

300 Villages: Nondalton

This week we're heading to Nondalton, an Athabascan village on the edge of Lake Clark National Park: William Evanoff is president of the Nondalton Tribal Council. Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: February 13, 2015

Murkowski Turns Sec. Kerry's Gaze North; Corps. of Engineers Recommend Expanding Nome's Deep-Water Arctic Port; Haines Police Department Faces Serious Shortfall In State Budget; Bill Clarifies Alaska Attorney General’s Power To Settle Oil, Gas Litigation; AVTEC Nursing Programs Cut; Cuts Could Cost Fairbanks Schools Over 60 Jobs; Some Yukon Quest Teams Surprised To Find Themselves Among Top-10; From Frozen To Cover Girl, Drag Queen Style Hinges On Hair; 300 Villages: Nondalton Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: February 12, 2015

Facing First Cuts In Years, Alaska Lawmakers Tackle The Budget; Alaska Writer David Holthouse Shows Support For Erin's Law; Sullivan Stands With House on DHS Funding; BOEM Assessment Suggests Shell's Chukchi Leases Remain Intact; Alaska Delegation Seeks New Limits On National Monuments; As The Iditarod Start Shifts North, So Does The Economic Boon; Learning to Sew With Seal Guts; Story49: Love Series - Coffee and Rolls Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: February 11, 2015

Senate Takes Up Controversial Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan; Three Weeks, No Flights: Diomede Residents Stranded without Mail, Food Deliveries; Gov. Walker Dropping Pt. Thomson Lawsuit; Alaska Aerospace Corporation CEO Pitches Privatization; Chief Justice Fabe Argues For Judicial Branch Funding; Iditarod Restart Moving To Fairbanks; For Musher Lance Mackey, 'Retirement' Is A 4-Letter Word; Stampede State Rec Area Advocates Say They’ll Persist, Despite Budget Woes; NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Contest Not So Tiny Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: February 10, 2015

Tax Credits, Subsidies Could Be Things Of The Past As Alaska Faces Multi-Billion Dollar Deficit; Lawmakers Weigh Exempting Alaska From Daylight Saving Time; Ethan Berkowitz Enters Anchorage Mayoral Race; Alaska Seeks Delay In Tribal Sovereignty Case; Gov. Walker Pulls Alaska Commission Of Judicial Conduct Nomination; Mat-Su Pursues Waste Solution; Honey Buckets Here For The Long Haul; Brent Sass First Yukon Quest Musher To Reach Dawson; Seabird Decline Could Signal Drop In Ocean Productivity Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: February 9, 2015

Climate Change Rarely Major Discussion Topic In Alaska Capital; Alaska Lawmaker Introduces Right-To-Die Legislation; North Pacific Halibut Bycatch Limit Could See 50 Percent Cut; Middle School Teachers Think Planning Time Cuts Are Hurting Students; Economic Group Sees Affordable Housing Shortage As Barrier To Growth For Anchorage; New EPA Standards Slash Wood-Fired Heater Emissions; Little Green Apple Ends Haines Junction's Long Grocery Commute; Yukon Quest Trail Puts Dog Sled Designs To The Test Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: February 6, 2015

Health Department Says Medicaid Expansion Can Save State Money; Report: Mat-Su Behavioral Health Services Inadequate; Supreme Court Denies Rachelle Waterman Appeal; State Seeks Delay In Indian Country Expansion; Kuskokwim Fishermen Set Sights on Co-Management; Cook Inlet LNG Will Require Lead Time; High Winds, Low Temperatures Cut Through Southeast Alaska; AK: Climate Change and the Quest; 300 Villages: Levelock Download Audio

300 Villages: Levelock

This week, we're heading to Levelock on the Kvichak River near Bristol Bay. Chadalin Washington is an administrative assistant in Levelock. Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: February 5, 2015

Governor's New Budget Cuts 300 State Employees; Training Nears For First Wave Of Armed Alaska VPSOs; U.S. Senators Try Again to Kill Vessel Discharge Regs; Glory Hole Homeless Shelter Reopens After Repairs; Yukon Quest Rookies Tout Knowledge, Experience Of Champions; SeaLife Center Blind Seal Warms Trainers' Hearts; Why Some Alaskans Are Learning The Tlingit Language Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: February 4, 2015

EPA Administrator Insists Water Rule isn't a Power Grab; UAA Prioritization Report Lays Out Next Steps, Many Questions Remain; Priceless Yupik Art Stolen From YKHC; Tax On Alcohol to Treat Anchorage's Worsening Substance Abuse Issues Fails; How Much Debris Litters Alaska's Beaches?; Interior Tourism Expecting Boost In 2015; Another Congress, Another Bill to Rename it Mount Denali Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: February 3, 2015

Point Thomson Settlement Challengers Request More Time; Walker Files Supplemental Budget; Homeless Assistance Program Scrambling For Funding; Vet Suicide Prevention Bill Passes Congress; Pipeline Coordinator Still Shuttering Shop While Obama Calls for Funding; Alaska Railroad Seeks Approval To Move LNG; Fishermen Test Experimental Cook Inlet Pollock Fishery; After Regrouping In Anchorage, Kikkan Randall Looks Towards World Championships; Joyce Kerttula Dies At 91 Download Audio

300 Villages: Huslia

This week we're heading to Huslia, near the Koyukuk river- where there has been no shortage of winter this week. Elsie Vent is the city administrator for the city of Huslia. Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: January 30, 2015

Laurie Hummel Named Alaska National Guard's Adjutant General; Lawmakers Skeptical Of State's Plan To Buy Fairbanks Natural Gas Utility; Lack of Customers Puts CIRI Wind Farm Plans On Hold; Much To Sort Out Before Subsistence Gillnets Hit Kenai, Kasilof; Fairbanks Delays Vote On Air Quality Regulations; In Response To Obama Actions, Senator Goes Seuss; AK: Curling; 300 Villages: Huslia Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: January 29, 2015

National Guard Problems Highlight Outdated Code; Shell Says It Plans Offshore Arctic Drilling This Year; Conoco Dials Back Investment in NPR-A; Western Aleutian Steller Sea Lions Potentially Falling Prey To Sleeper Sharks; Anchorage Police Address Rise In Gun Violence; Common Core Stirs Mat-Su Debate; Earthquake Forecasting At Kayhi; Alaska History Gallery To Get Complete Rebuild Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: January 28, 2015

Lawmakers Scrap Bill Addressing Pot Legalization; Anchorage Assembly Bans Marijuana From Public Use; State To Appeal Education Funding Lawsuit Ruling; Murkowski Swings at Obama's Arctic Wilderness Plan But Misses; With Greater Numbers, Democrats Hope For More Leverage Over Medicaid Expansion; Donlin Gold Closes Camp During Permitting; Sugar Creates Genetic Trouble For Coastal Alaska Natives; Project Homeless Connect Brings Services, Information To Anchorage’s Homeless; Scattered Services Make Homelessness In Haines Hard To Grasp Download Audio

Alaska New Nightly: January 27, 2015

Obama Withdraws 9.8m Acres of Arctic Ocean; Invoices, Invitations, Litigation, and Even Secession: Walker Says All Responses Possible To Arctic Drilling Decision; Cook Inlet Gas Considered To Relieve Interior Alaska's Energy Costs; Sullivan: Alaskans Dream Big, Breathe Air 'Bathed in Promise'; Proposed ASD budget includes 24 new teachers; Delta To Add Year-Round Competition In Juneau, Fairbanks; Unalaska Locals Hope Proposed Watershed Fixes Are First of Many; Walker Says Rupert Terminal Will Be Rebuilt; AMHS To Close Ferry Bar Service This Winter Download Audio