Katie Anastas, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
The federal government is suing the state of Alaska over its management of Kuskokwim River salmon fishing. Clean water advocates hope for new PFAS regulations by the end of the legislative session. And Pebble Mine opponents ask the Environmental Protection Agency to protect Bristol Bay.
Teachers in the fellowship work with government agencies as they develop new STEM curriculum. Childress will work with the Department of Defense.
Alaska Democrats denounce Sen. Lisa Murkowski's opposition to a federal abortion bill. Also, Manley Hot Springs residents assess the damage after the worst flooding in years. And a Bristol Bay artist honors missing and murdered Alaska Native people.
Monday's ceremony marked the conclusion of a high school experience bookended by two major events: the 2018 earthquake and the COVID pandemic.
Working in their living rooms and at kitchen tables, Anchorage residents are meeting a growing demand for candy leis for graduations, Mother's Day and more.
Little has changed since the Anchorage Police and Fire Departments committed to hiring a more diverse staff. Also, how the U.S. Army is working to reduce suicide rates among Alaska's soldiers. The rules and regulations around a favorite tourist activity: whale-watching.
A monoclonal antibody clinic is under scrutiny for its billing and a rent-free deal with the city of Anchorage. Also, Alaskan and Canadian organizers of the Yukon Quest break up over dog care rules. And the latest in the debate over logging in the Tongass National Forest.
‘It’s destroying our cultural mission’: Alaska Native charter school struggles after losing its building
The Alaska Native Cultural Charter School moved into the upstairs wing of Bettye Davis East High School after ventilation inspections in 2021.
The mayor of Pilot Station dies falling through the ice on the Yukon River. Also, ventilation problems forced an Alaska Native charter school in Anchorage to move into a high school. And University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists study how water got from Earth to the moon.
More than 1,000 students are graduating from the Anchorage campus this year.
“In my discussions with legislators this year, they see the urgency and the need to make sure we get a PDF that’s pretty substantial,” he said.
Communities with some of the state's highest case counts — and sharpest increases — include those frequently visited by cruise ships, like Skagway, Petersburg and Sitka.