people stand in a line, near a casket, as a crowd looks on in a school gym

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, September 18, 2023

Prominent Alaskans travel to Bethel to pay respects to the late Eugene "Buzzy" Peltola, Jr. Plus, Sitka residents hope to ask voters: how much cruise ship traffic is too much? And, a program in Bethel allows hunters to harvest moose for elderly or disabled residents.
A yellow sign says "caution flooding area" near a flooded ditch.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, September 15, 2023

Eugene Peltola's death has aviation experts calling attention to Alaska's high rate of small plane crashes. Plus, infants can now be immunized against a common threat in Alaska — RSV. And, a farmer’s market started by Anchorage's Hmong community grew from a handful of vendors to maximum capacity.
A man with glasses paints on a canvas.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, September 14, 2023

Experts say the odds are not good for a liquefied natural gas line in Alaska, but politicians continue to promote the idea. Plus, a Wasilla man hopes his art can help raise awareness about the importance of cancer screening. And, a new Amazon sorting facility is coming to Anchorage.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Alaskans mourn the death of Eugene "Buzzy" Peltola Jr., the husband of Congresswoman Mary Peltola. Plus, residents of the Interior village of Fort Yukon reflect on life without salmon, four years after stocks collapsed. And, Alaska's pinball scene is thriving in Juneau.
Air Force One on a tarmac as a group of people look on, some taking photos on their cellphones

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Questions abound on the merger of the state's two biggest grocery chains. Plus, members of a church in Juneau decide not to run a community homeless shelter this winter. And, the Southeast community of Hoonah gets proactive about keeping bears out of their trash cans.
A man in a blue suit walks up to the podium.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, September 11, 2023

President Biden speaks in Anchorage on the 22nd anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Plus, a rare glimpse of a fundraiser in Seward that draws national politicians and lobbyists. And, world-renowned climbers seek the guidance of a Petersburg man before a daunting ascent.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, September 8, 2023

New details on a midair collision over Katmai National Park. Plus, the star of Hamilton reflects on bringing the smash Broadway show to Alaska. And, Northwest Arctic communities work to help those struggling with opioid addiction.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, September 7, 2023

The new commissioner of education sits down for her first interview since taking the job. Plus, The Mat-Su school board changes how their student representative can participate. And, Juneau residents confront the mental health impacts from last month's historic flooding.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, September 6, 2023

The Department of the Interior cancels the state's oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Plus, Indigenous healers are featured in a new museum exhibit in Anchorage. And, generations of Nulato women carry on the tradition of summer fish camp, despite declining salmon runs.
a sign on a portable toilet asks users not to use drugs inside

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Congress funds cleanup of ANCSA lands. Plus, increased Russian oil tanker traffic through the Bering Strait has local communities concerned. And, a furry Juneau resident makes their way home nearly a month after devastating floods.
Blueberries on a bush in Bethel

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, September 1, 2023

The families of two men who died in Alaska prisons last year are suing the Department of Corrections. Plus, Anchorage will soon have a new crisis center for people experiencing mental health emergencies.
A crowd of people gather in front of solar panels as those in the front hold a yellow ribbon that is about to be cut by two people holding large scissors.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, August 31, 2023

The Alaska Board of Education bans trans girls from competing in girls high school sports. Plus, federal officials learn about housing issues in Alaska. And, It's a hard life for the feral cattle of Chirikof Island.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Supporters of a bill to ban "forever chemicals" in firefighting foam decry the governor's veto. Also, how an advocate for LGBTQ youth found their way to helping others. And an Inupiaq elder shares her talent for filleting salmon at the state fair.
A man in a neon green sweat shirt unloads a giant pumpkin from a pallet

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, August 29, 2023

While the search is on for a missing plane in Southeast, the NTSB releases a report on a different plane crash earlier this month. Also, federal officials say they remain focused on fentanyl trafficking to Alaska. And visitors to the Alaska State Fair are immensely pumped… for immense pumpkins.
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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, August 28, 2023

President Joe Biden plans a visit to Anchorage on Sept. 11. Also, scientists rediscover signs of dinosaurs that once roamed right where Alaskans live and fish today. And residents of Quinhagak take pride in -- and care of -- artifacts recovered nearby, one piece at a time.
homes on a hillside

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, August 25, 2023

Thousands of Alaskans could lose their Medicaid benefits. Plus, Southcentral Alaska is under a flood watch this weekend. And, the Mat-Su school board considers weakening their student representative position.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, August 24, 2023

Business leaders share the economic impact of Alaska's child care crisis. Plus, with a looming natural gas shortfall and expensive imports, are Southcentral utilities taking renewable energy seriously? And, The Dillingham City School District plans to buy a hydroponic tank so students can grow their own produce.
a docked ferry

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, August 23, 2023

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has a uniquely Alaskan experience during his visit. Plus, a small fire on the ferry Columbia sent some passengers to the hospital for smoke inhalation. And, a rural Alaska airline celebrates 70 years of business.
A woman holds a framed photo of her late husband.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Federal officials tout funding to increase broadband access in rural Alaska. Plus, officials haven't been able to reach the site of a plane crash in Denali National Park, nearly a week after it happened. And, as the Sitka hospital closes its home health department, residents worry about the future of hospice care.
A man wearing a brown suit jacket and blue jeans stands in front a signpost while speaking into a microphone at Point Woronzof.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, August 21, 2023

A new report quantifies the economic impact of National Park tourism in Alaska. Plus, Petersburg joins a growing list of communities trying to solve its housing crisis.