Katie Anastas, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
A former Kenai Peninsula Borough employee accuses former mayor and current gubernatorial candidate Charlie Pierce of sexual harassment. Also, AFN hosts a forum for U.S. House and Senate candidates. And an unexpected predator attacks a North Pole woman's dog.
Investigators say two float planes that crashed this month, leaving both pilots dead, had holes in their floats. Also, why some voters think the way Alaska selects judges should change. And a half-million dollar grant will help restore the bus from "Into the Wild."
The minimum wage is adjusted annually, based on how much the consumer price index for urban consumers in Anchorage increased the previous year.
Opponents said the policy would increase feelings of isolation for transgender students and likely be struck down in court.
State epidemiologist Dr. Joe McLaughlin said an omicron wave in Germany is showing the importance of getting boosted.
Weather and terrain slows the investigation into an air taxi pilot's death. Also, closing schools in Anchorage could ease the district's budget and staffing problems. And Alaska's superintendent of the year says teacher retention is critical.
Compact agreements would allow tribes to develop their own K-12 curriculum, independent of an existing school district.
Closing all six schools could save the district between $3.5 and 4 million, or around 5% of the district's expected budget deficit.
Alaska State Troopers receive new information about a missing person's case in Fairbanks. Also, Juneau residents whose homes were damaged in a landslide wonder what's next. Firefighters in Petersburg make fire safety and fireproof suits a little less scary.
To keep trans students from “outing” themselves by asking to use nurses' bathrooms, Morgan Clemmer had an idea: converting a Colony High restroom to be all-gender.
Activists and family members of inmates who've died jailed in Alaska are sounding the alarm. Also, Alaska's Republican U.S. House candidates want voters to "rank the red." And new fiber optic cable projects could improve Internet access in Bethel.