Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media

Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

Sullivan rips failure to disavow KKK plug as ‘idiotic’; Energy lobbyist denounces Walker’s oil and gas tax changes; New bill on sex education passes in Alaska Senate; Habitat for threatened polar bears found to be legal in federal court; Alaska Airlines flight struck by lightning, none harmed; Climate, costs, convenience drive mushing onto the road; Color of Justice strives to involve youth, rural voices with the justice system; Fur Rondy carnival celebrates 50 years with a Golden Carousel Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

Alaska Democrats announce finalists to fill Gruenberg seat; Hundreds of millions more in budget cuts recommended; Rep. Young wins lightning round on bears, feds, ANWR; AVCP Allanivik Hotel and Mud Hut shutting down; In rural Alaska, people power is as important as wind power; Iron Dog approaches its final stage: Johnson, Aklestad in lead; AK: Escape the room and save Talkeetna; 49 Voices: Robert Johnson of Anchorage Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Fairbanks strides closer to F-35 answer; at the mouth of the Kusko, a pioneering wind system; AFHC to stop accepting Home Energy Rebate applications; lawmakers recommend more cuts to University budget; on day one, state gets 68 marijuana applications; sobering center considered as an alternative to prison in Fairbanks; Yarducopia: a means to spread space for gardening; ANSEP proposal to re-purpose Mt. Edgecumbe High comes under criticism; mysterious Sumerian tablet puzzles UAF librarians Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Alaska Air National Guard members deploying to Middle East; Democrats want to embrace candidates who won’t wear label; Cannabis deadline means beginning of applications, but not sales; Legislature to hear bill for Alaskan income tax; $7 million of next years budget to be cut from liquid natural gas; UA president touts plan to save state money; 2016 Iron Dog snowmachine racers start to arrive in Nome; Nanwalek school bursting at the seams; Lack of snow, winds fuel Alaska’s first wildfire of 2016; IFA releases report on effects of Southeast Alaska ferries Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

Japanese community recalls internment camp; ANC sets record for no snow; Kenai gets major snow dump; AK weather warmest in more than a century; Obama: prepare for a cleaner future; new charter school focuses on nature; AK novelist tell the story of 4 teens; Fairbanks skier wins XC ski race; Nome rookie has high hopes for Iron Dog; fans, mushers celebrate '16 Quest. Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Did Murkowski flip-flop on filling SCOTUS vacancy?; House Speaker questions administration's analysis of oil and gas tax changes; Anchorage School Board passes preliminary $768M budget; Alaska House renames committee room after late Gruenberg; how to salvage a huge tugboat without spilling 9,500 gallons of fuel and oil; elder rescues two young lost relatives on snowmachine; Anchorage to tie record winter with 36 straight days of no snow; AK: High levels of mercury spell hazards for subsistence in Southeast village; 49 Voices: Ryan Kennedy of Anchorage Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

In a day, Murkowski changes her tone on court nominee; GAO: Rush imperils missile defense; UA opposes bill that would allow for concealed carrying on campus; state leaders look to fix Alaskan health issues; Palmer heroin dealer to face federal charges; former Juneau lawmaker fined $18K for allegedly helping oil companies while seeking oil jobs; budding cannabis entrepreneur is not who you think; 2016 Iron Dog Race projected to be faster and riskier; Yukon Quest rookies help each other on the trail Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016

Myers announces retirement, third Walker cabinet change in three weeks; hovercraft case among those Scalia’s death leaves in limbo; Murkowski field hearing highlights rural Alaska’s unique energy issues, solutions; no easy solution for Anchorage detox bed shortage; damaged cable leaves Sitka and Angoon with shoddy service; Unalaska residents flock to Museum of the Aleutians open house; cyclist surprises as Yukon Quest winds down and racers reach the finish Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Feb 8, 2016

Legislature to focus on budget; ANC buys part of gas field; MODA gets OK to continue selling insurance; Angoon calls for help with mercury levels; AMHS benefits more than Southeast, Southwest; Dillingham police get body cam upgrade; Sass takes Yukon Quest lead; youngsters learning trapping tradition Download Audio

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Richter scale a poor measure of localized shaking; 4 homes lost to gas fire after Cook Inlet earthquake; Senate to take up energy modernization bill; Sullivan moves to halt proposed ban on predator control in Alaska refuges; Denali Park proposes to better protect wolves; Plans announced for new state Public Integrity Unit; Redington first in Northern Lights 300, despite quake; Inupiaq tattoos to make big screen at Sundance Download Audio