Monica Gokey, KSKA - Anchorage

Monica Gokey, KSKA - Anchorage

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Walker replaces 2 members on gas line board; Alaska may be 1st state to allow marijuana cafes; Tongass plan drafts timeline for transition to young-growth harvest; Chugach Tree fulfills holiday destiny on Captiol lawn; Estrada subsistence fishing case may influence other bag limits; Skipjack tuna, other warm-water fish increasingly turn up in Alaska; ABC Board hires first Yup’ik investigator in 15 years; AK: With sustainable logging in mind, Galena looks to forests for fuel; 49 Voices: Leonard Savage of Wasilla Download Audio

Delusion: Stories of Seeing Things, Defying Reality and Sky-High Dreaming

Every community has a place, where people gather and stories are told. The East Coast has stoops, the South has porches, and in Alaska we have Arctic Entries. This week's theme is “Delusion: Stories of Seeing Things, Defying Reality and Sky-High Dreaming.” KSKA: Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 2:00 p.m. Download Audio:

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Alaska delegation to push for 'frankenfish' labeling; Pot board convenes to solidify regs; ABC grants Bethel 2 liquor licenses; Substance abuse, lack of treatment a top Mat-Su health concern; Alaska literary journal dabbles in music artistry; Inupiaq school in Kotz fundraises for Yup’ik sister school; Necropsy elucidates cause of Katmai brown bear death; Alaskan serves up her own brand of backcountry grub Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Weds., Nov. 18, 2015

Conoco advances NPR development on Slope; Judge tosses Pebble subpoenas for some individuals, groups; State Forester: Feds should ease certification for fire aircraft; AFD overruns budget, points to 7% uptick in calls; As APD struggles to recruit, diversity goals fall to wayside; Chanlyut helps men restart, learn to 'live life on life's terms'; Alaska drafts transboundary mine agreement with BC; Sitkans gather for edible celebration at Wild Foods Potluck Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

Statoil will exit Alaska, following Shell; Gas line team reshuffle puts scrutiny on high salaries; Congressional delegation says no to Syrian refugees; DOC report: Juneau inmate denied care before dying of heart attack; Anchorage mayor unveils new plan to end homelessness; AVCP aims to establish tribal court in every YK village; Warming landscape triggers northward habitat shift; Budding photographers prep for this winter's strong aurora Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Terrorism in Paris felt deeply in Alaska; Search for missing Ketchikan hiker stretches to third day; Bethel passes anti-discrimination law; Juneau puts spotlight on rising heroin deaths; 8 vie for Chief Justice as Fabe retires; UAA runners prep for NCAA National Championships; Bethel declares local disaster after Kilbuck fire; Troopers: Woman raped over 5 weeks at rural cabin; AK: 100-year-old artifacts in building's walls tell of early Norwegian settlers; 49 Voices: Beckie Etukeok of Anchorage Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Walker's appointee for top DC job? No one; City of Sitka seeks legal counsel in wake of landslides; UA execs abruptly resign after meeting with new president; Juneau artist Crystal Worl honored at VP Biden’s house; Arctic Council looks to Alaska citizen science network; My degeneration: Peter Dunlap-Shohl illustrates Parkinson's; Alaska Native leader Bob Loescher dies at 68; Ninilchik Tribal Council files suit over inability to subsistence fish Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

Alaska vets by the numbers; Fugitive Bethel police officer arrested in Anchorage; Fairbanks Four hearing wraps up; Case in hands of judge; Forecast: Oil at $80/barrel by decade's end; Assembly passes anti-Spice ordinance... but will it work? ; Bethel's new aircraft mechanic school ready, just needs students; Wind storm blows out windows, rips roofs in Unalaska; Delays, quality concerns plague AMP test; Haines ski manufacturer lands its own storefront Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Defense bills clear US Senate with Alaska projects; Feds take comment on Hilcorp's offshore Liberty project; Juneau educator named 2016 Teacher of the Year; Complaint alleges campaign disclosure violations; US marshals join search for Bethel officer accused of misconduct; Troopers to review controversial Sitka arrest; KMXT radio sues Kodiak for documents in police brutality case; KSM mine developers say they've struck more gold; Homerites pitch camp to bring attention to homelessness; Petersburg hatchery equipped with better technology for raising salmon; Woody, top draw at Seward aquarium, dies at 22; Sitka skate park lures young asphalt surfers alongside older delinquents; Haines ski manufacturer lands storefront Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

New test scores show Alaska students fall short in English, math; Alaskans opt out of insurance, into health care sharing ministries; Federal dollars directed at helping tribes combat meth, suicide; Support pours in as Bethel school re-opens; Homer, state argue over gas assessments; Buccaneer Oil trustees agree to reduced payments; Ice locked in glaciers could substantially contribute to sea level rise; Thermokarst: The after-burn of wildfire over permafrost; Southeast conservation leader steps down; A look back as Juneau Assembly considers Gastineau reboot Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

With Alaska LNG, how secret is too secret?; Obama brings Native youth into spotlight; Alaska appeals abortion funding decision; Walker ousts agricultural director; At Fairbanks 4 hearing, bootmark ID'd on victim in question; With new medical provider, Juneau clinic finds stability; AK: A classic holiday opera gets an Inupiat twist; 49 Voices: Bernadette Charlie of Fairbanks Download Audio

AK: A classic holiday opera gets an Inupiat twist

‘Hansel and Gretel’ is a classic German opera, often performed around the holidays. But an upcoming performance in Anchorage packs a uniquely Alaska twist. For an opera singer from Unalakleet, the performance blends a European performance with the traditional Inupiat folk lore she knew as a kid. Download Audio:

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

Alaska boards, commissions skew male 2 to 1; Pebble finds friends on US House panel; 4 plane crash survivors swam to shore through 5-ft. seas; Lack of physical evidence ongoing issue at Fairbanks Four hearing; UA Regents approve $960M budget, 5% tuition hike; With cuts, ferry system unreliable; Interior Energy Project finalists pitch their plans; Math, science teachers convene on testing, curriculum and moon rocks Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015

House approves TransCanada buyout; Plane goes down near Haines - 3 passengers OK, 1 critical; FBI practices nuclear bomb drill at Anchorage port; Fire marshals investigate Kilbuck disaster; Therapeutic foster care program struggles to get off its feet in YK Delta; WEIO champ Big Bob Aiken dies at 62; Study: Carbon emissions from northern fires likely underestimated; Subsistence harvest of emperor geese on hold until 2017; Southeast shelters assist 40+ animals rescued from Ketchikan house Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Yup'ik artifacts spared in Bethel school fire; Sitka officials say taser incident conformed to police policy; Senate votes to buyout TransCanada; Senate witnesses describe dark side of Russian bear; Detective defends interrogation tactics in Fairbanks 4 case; For seniors with Alzheimer's, staying busy is key; 3D-printed replicas: Savior or scorn for rare artifacts?; Rising seas, peat may have caused Ice Age extinction event Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Nov. 2, 2015

Video shows Sitka teen hog-tied, tasered repeatedly in Sitka jail; Alternate suspect Jason Wallace testifies at Fairbanks 4 hearing; SecDef talks to Fairbanks servicemen on drawdown, suicide; With icy roads afoot, APD responds to 87 collisions; Museum of the Aleutians reopens; Director reprimanded; Sitka keeps Alaska Bulk Water afloat with 6th contract extension; In Juneau, Filipino community stays connected over radio waves Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Anchorage School Board won't renew superintendent's contract; Arctic coast guards team up, Russia included; Who's the boss of Alaska LNG? I am, Walker says; Senators grounded while SecDef visits Alaska without them; 2 jailhouse informants say Fairbanks 4 talked on crime; Staffer honored for thwarting would-be school shooter in Newtok; Museum exhibits German photographer's Arctic collection; AK: Stalking the ultimate Halloween movie; 49 Voices: Halloween display king Eugene Enstice of Anchorage Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Legislature likely to approve TransCanada buyout; Shell's Q3 reports reflect Arctic loss; PacRim to appeal water decision; City's first responders on front lines of Spice epidemic; Ex Fairbanks DA questioned over handling of 2011 Holmes statement; US Marshals arrest 3 suspects in Kavairlook murder; Bill to ditch daylight saving time is back; Mother-daughter duo speak candidly, courageously on abuse; 'I Sing, You Dance' - Toksook Bay teen releases Yup'ik album Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Walker proposes Permanent Fund overhaul to cover budget; Lawmakers grapple with whether to buy-out TransCanada; US House passes budget deal; Rep. Young votes no; Witness claims Fairbanks 4 defendant had blood-stained shoes; Alaskans lobby to keep ferry system strong; DOT picks less expensive Gravina ferry option, Ketchikan laments; Tlingit clan conference convenes in Juneau; St. Paul Island revives Aleut language, culture Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Alaskans weigh options as health insurance rates soar; Defense secretary to visit AK this week; State introduces first witness at Fairbanks 4 hearing; Release of new state test scores unexpectedly delayed; Grant poised to bring Oscarville well back from the grave; Dip in Kenai brown bears linked to liberalized harvest quotas; Wasilla dancers soar on 'Dance Battle America' Download Audio