Madilyn Rose, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, December 20, 2022

The Anchorage School Board approves cut recommendations, but there's likely still more to come. Plus Alaskans are losing their food benefits with no explanation from the state. And Kodiak High School students are working to tackle food insecurity among their peers.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, December 19, 2022

Oath Keeper founder Stewart Rhodes testifies at Representative David Eastman's trial. Plus, Anchorage city manager Amy Demboski resigns suddenly with no explanation.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, December 16, 2022

Anchorage teachers worry about budget cuts that could mean larger class sizes. Plus, we dig deep into your questions about the Winter storms in Southcentral Alaska. And, a logging operation in Yakutat faces pushback over concerns about the historical importance of the site.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, December 15, 2022

Governor Dunleavy releases his draft of the next state budget. Plus, the struggle to plow Anchorage streets continues after a third snowstorm hit the municipality. And a film festival on the Kenai peninsula shines a light on native languages.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, December 14, 2022

A mix of respiratory viruses are putting a strain on Alaska hospitals this Winter. Plus the director of the division of elections retires after a wild, and successful, 2022 election year. And University of Alaska students who do academic research, teaching, and support work are seeking to unionize.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Alaska's new Lieutenant Governor weighs in on her priorities for the new term. The Anchorage School District is looking at a smaller budget gap than previously thought. And you've heard of the fiddle made of gold, but what about violins made of cardboard?
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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, December 12, 2022

Anchorage schools closed again, and so did the city's buses today after being buried in another massive snowstorm. Fire marshals investigate a massive explosion in Wasilla over the weekend. And an unconventional Christmas album by Alaskan artists, raising money for Alaskan nonprofits.
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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, December 9, 2022

Anchorage plows are racing the clock before another expected snow dump hits. And Ironman Alaska pumps the brakes on its planned Juneau races. Plus, local volunteers are working to make the holidays in Craig just a little bit warmer.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, December 8, 2022

A small launch for SpaceX means one giant leap for satellite broadband in Alaska. And, if you thought Anchorage was done getting snowed on, you might want to pull your shovel back out. Plus, new evidence shows that a historic climb of Denali was more than just a tall tale.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

More than a foot of snow in Anchorage strands drivers across the city. Plus, a crab fishery five years in the making gets ready to open.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Alaska's northernmost community is seeing a bizarrely warm Winter. Congress extends a program helping survivors of domestic violence. And a Kenai man makes the top twenty in a national mullet contest.
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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, December 5, 2022

The Anchorage assembly considers approving a controversial housing development in Girdwood. Plus, Sitka residents looking for halibut find something very different instead. And you might want to hang on to your bear spray this Winter.

Alaska’s Role in the new US Arctic Strategy | Alaska Insight

Lori Townsend speaks with Ambassador David Balton, who helped craft the new US National Strategy for the Arctic Region, and Liz Qualluq Cravalho of the United States Arctic Research Commission, about the ways the plan could impact Alaska's future.
Inside the permafrost tunnel, a walkway that is framed on all sides by frozen dirt, two people wearing hard hats examine ice formations.

White House officials are working directly with Alaskans on the issues around climate change

As national interest in the Arctic grows, White House officials visit Alaska to learn more about the issues Alaskans endure in the face of climate change.