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Icicle, Peter Pan land USDA contracts for canned salmon

The United States Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday that it will buy half-pound cans of sockeye salmon from Icicle Seafoods and Peter Pan for federal food programs.

Dunleavy calls for lottery, dividend-land exchanges in State of the State address

Dunleavy called the lottery idea an “innovative new approach to revenue” for the state.

Energy Development Proponents Meet In Anchorage

Proponents of energy development are in Anchorage for the 10th annual Alaska Oil and Gas Congress. Canada’s Northwest Territories Premiere Bob McCloud says Alaska and the Territories have a lot in common – great resources that are stranded in remote locations. Download Audio

Judge weighs whether ballot initiative favors salmon over mining, oil

At a hearing Tuesday in Anchorage, the key question was this: does the ballot initiative give the state enough wiggle room to consider projects like the proposed Pebble Mine or Susitna Dam even if they impact salmon streams? Listen now

For methane researcher, golf course bubbles are a first

“It’s an area that I and some other colleagues have started thinking about: can you get methane forming in terrestrial environments? But it’s a very new area of science,” carbon scientist Katey Walter Anthony said. Listen now

LGBTQ history bus tour highlights changing acceptance in Anchorage

LGBTQ elders say Anchorage was very accepting until the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, when everything changed. Listen now
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If Legislature fails to act, Alaska’s vaccine plan and testing mandate face uncertainty

When Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s pandemic disaster declaration expires this weekend, the state will lose a wide range of special powers to respond to COVID-19.

Fourth annual Capital Brewfest sells out despite rain

Juneau Rotary held its fourth annual Capital Brewfest on Saturday. The annual event showcases dozens of specialty and craft beers from around the state and beyond.
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Murkowski confirms she’ll vote no on witnesses in impeachment trial

Senator Lisa Murkowski announced Friday that she will vote to call witnesses in the impeachment proceedings before the Senate, putting herself among a minority of Republicans to support a Democratic push to extend the proceeding.

EPA’s 404-C Public Comment Period on Pebble Closes

More than 160,000 official public comments have been received by the EPA regarding their proposed restrictions on the controversial Pebble Mine. But it’s expected that once the final numbers are tallied, there will be hundreds of thousands of comments, both pro-and-con. Listen now:

Sen. Sullivan says he’s hopeful about tax changes, but cautions Trump on tweets

The U.S. senator is hopeful about the Trump administration’s infrastructure, permitting and energy policies. But he said Trump doesn’t always help himself. Listen now

Passion for identity: Mt. Edgecumbe science teacher nominated for Alaska Teacher of the Year

Chohla Moll is a science teacher at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka. Moll's teaching style is rooted in making sure her students know about the culture and history of the land around them. Listen now

AK: Knowing the unknown

What’s less visible today than Orthodox crosses and golden cupolas are the Alaska Native belief systems that existed before European contact. KDLG’s Hannah Colton has this story about one Dena’ina man who came to embrace his traditional spirituality, and why he's choosing now to speak up about it. Listen now

Aniak’s Richie Diehl reaches first Kuskokwim 300 win in record time

On his thirteenth K300, Diehl got his his first win, set a new record and earned $25,500.

AVCP panel offers solutions for tribal-state child welfare

Keeping tribal children in their tribal communities is the solution to improving regional child welfare, according to a Tribal-State Child Welfare panel yesterday during the Association of Village Council Presidents 51st Annual Convention at the Bethel Cultural Center.

Alaska’s largest rural solar project set to break ground in Kotzebue

The city of Kotzebue has used wind power for decades to supplement its fuel use, and is now about to break ground on a brand new solar project.

Fire at Nome Multiplex Injures 2, Displaces at Least 20

Fire tore through a Nome eight-unit multiplex Thursday night, displacing more than 20 people and gutting the building with flames that refused to subside after more than an hour of active firefighting.

Pull out of Iran deal? Sullivan says no

Sen. Dan Sullivan was harshly critical of the Iran nuclear agreement in 2015. Now, though, he says the U.S. shouldn't pull out. He says enforcement is a better idea. Listen now

Federal kidnapping, drug charges announced in 2017 Anchorage case

U.S. Attorney's Office uses high-profile case to emphasize growing cooperation between law enforcement agencies in Alaska.

Kenai marijuana operations in hands of the assembly

A citizen petition to ask voters whether commercial marijuana operations should be banned outside city limits in the Kenai Peninsula Borough is now in the hands of the Borough Assembly. The petition has received sufficient signatures to be certified. Listen now