Tim Rockey, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

Tim Rockey, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
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Tim Rockey is the producer of Alaska News Nightly and covers education for Alaska Public Media. Reach him at trockey@alaskapublic.org or 907-550-8487. Read more about Tim here
A group of people cut a ribbon.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 11, 2024

King Cove residents contemplate an uncertain future. Plus, Kuskokwim River groups say trawlers are damaging their fisheries.
Juneau

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Juneau's single-family homes are the most expensive in the state. Plus, investigators are looking at the flight path of a plane that crashed.
A picture of the Mat-Su Borough School District Center

Mat-Su book review committee concludes, some books returned to shelves

The Mat-Su School Board has not taken action on all committee recommendations, but has voted to remove seven so far.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Alaska Senators condemn resigned Judge Joshua Kindred's behavior. Plus, employers are looking for more skilled trade workers.
evidence markers

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 8, 2024

The ACLU says the corrections department is restricting inmates' access to private conversations with attorneys.
A breakdancer

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 5, 2024

A U.S. Supreme Court decision will likely have impacts for Alaska. Plus, tribes argue they deserve a say when Canadian mines impact Alaska.
A yellow and red super scooper plane, dumping water over smoke emerging from mountainous terrain

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 3, 2024

New leadership is coming to the Alaska Federation of Natives. Plus, a Palmer mom loses thousands to phone scammers impersonating local police.
Gillnets on the Kuskokwim River during an orange sunet.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 2, 2024

A state Supreme Court ruling is likely not the end. Plus, Denali Park remains closed, despite progress on a fire near its entrance.
Two women at a podium in a park.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 1, 2024

A wildfire closes most of Denali National Park and Preserve. Plus, amid the Cook Inlet gas shortage, many Alaskans turn to solar energy.
Students walking through a hallway.

‘Bold, transformational initiatives’ for Anchorage schools leave unanswered questions

School Board members and parents are concerned about a lack of funding and a possible reduction in core class time.
bicycles and tents stand in a field near a road overpass

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 28, 2024

The state's industrial agency pushes back after President Biden blocks the Ambler Road. Plus, the federal food stamp program fines Alaska.
Two boats in Cordova

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 27, 2024

The debate over correspondence school allotments lands in the state Supreme Court. Plus, some Interior residents evacuate due to wildfire.
Petersburg

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Chugach Alaska Corporation says a proposed land exchange would right an old wrong. Plus, Gov. Mike Dunleavy talks energy policy in Fairbanks.
the McDonald Fire

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Hot, dry weather leads to more wildfires. Plus, Anchorage's next mayor taps a homegrown cop to be the city's police chief.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 24, 2024

Proponents of ranked-choice voting defend the measure in court. Plus, lightning and hot temperatures increase wildfire activity.
a man

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 20, 2024

A military officer was one of the two men killed in a plane crash. Plus, Angoon prepares to launch a hydro-electric project.
cats

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Alaskans' fishy diet means higher standards for wastewater. Plus, two men are presumed dead after their plane crashed into a lake.
A crescent-shaped lake in the mountains on the Kenai Peninsula.

2 men presumed dead after Kenai Peninsula plane crash

Two hikers witnessed the small plane crash into Crescent Lake, troopers say.
A sign in a grassy field reads "Vote here today."

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Firefighters manage a wildfire burning in the Interior. Plus, a string of recent workplace deaths on the North Slope leads to questions.
A selfie of three men wearing jackets and hats, surrounded by snow and mountains.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 17, 2024

A group supports Mary Peltola's reelection as Trump endorses her challenger. Plus, Southeast residents heat their homes with heat pumps.