Taku Glacier, once the Juneau Icefield’s last advancing glacier, is now in retreat

A soon-to-be-published research paper will show how climate change is responsible for the glacier’s recent about-face into retreat. But scientists, Juneau-area hunters and residents have seen it coming for decades.

49 Voices: Geser Bat-Erdene of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Geser Bat-Erdene in Anchorage. Bat-Erdene is a foreign exchange student at the University of Alaska Anchorage who will serve as commencement speaker on Sunday. He had previously served as UAA's student body president; a term that ended last weekend.
U.S. Senate candidate, Republican Kelly Tshibaka, pumps her fist in the air while standing next to former President Donald Trump, standing in front of a crowd

Trump rallies his Alaska faithful against Murkowski, for Tshibaka and Palin

Donald Trump fulfilled a pledge to punish Sen. Murkowski for her vote to impeach him.

Anchorage bus overhaul pushes frequency over breadth

Officials in Anchorage Tuesday unveiled a long-waited overhaul of the municipality's public transportation system. And planners are gearing up to spend the next six months preparing residents and visitors for major changes. Listen now

State budget cuts hitting Interior’s main public media company

KUAC, which brings public radio and television programming to Fairbanks, the Interior, and communities across rural Alaska, is scaling back its operations. Listen now

Dunleavy responds to Alaska legislators’ push for protection from British Columbia mines

Gov. Mike Dunleavy has pledged to engage with British Columbia to protect Alaska’s natural resources and environment.
a person holds a sign that reads "abortion is basic healthcare"

What to know about Alaska’s privacy clause and its link to abortion rights

As Alaskans prepare to vote in November on whether to hold a constitutional convention, the privacy clause is a major focus.
Donald Trump, wearing a black suit and dred tie, gestures in a rainy lot next to several black SUVs with microphones visible in the foreground

Trump tweets about the Pebble Mine in response to Fox News ad

The developers of the proposed Pebble Mine aired an ad on Fox News last night, and it seems to have hit home with one viewer in the White House.

LISTEN: ‘Snow Flyers’ puts adaptation, innovation and joy of winter on display at the Anchorage Museum

A new exhibit at the Anchorage museum called "Snow Flyers" is all about the connection Alaskans have to snow. That's both the physical connection to snow -- specifically, how we travel on it -- and how we feel about our connection to snow.

Key House member says Dunleavy’s office didn’t act in good faith on crime bill

North Pole Republican Rep. Tammie Wilson said Dunleavy’s office agreed to provisions of House Bill 49 in private discussions that the administration has since criticized.

Bristol Bay Native Corp. against Stand for Salmon initiative

Despite firm opposition to the Pebble Mine, BBNC believes HB 199 and the Stand for Salmon ballot initiative threaten responsible resource development and possibly even subsistence activities. Listen now
A grizzly bear walks on a river bank

Hunter fatally mauled by grizzly bear in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

It’s the first time a bear mauling has been recorded in the park since it was established in 1980.

Crowd packs Eagle River school for quake recovery update

Local, state, and federal officials were on hand in Eagle River to give information on how property owners should be filing damage claims, and what comes next.

GVEA fires up backup generators after earthquake knocks Intertie offline in Mat-Su

When a magnitude 7 earthquake rumbled through the Anchorage area Nov. 30, Golden Valley Electric Association customers were using a total of 165 megawatts of electricity. About a fifth of that was coming through a 170-mile transmission line known as the Intertie. Then the Intertie went dead.

Indicators mixed in US House race

Challenger Alyse Galvin would seem to be on a roll. Two recent polls have shown she's close to Rep. Don Young, and she's raised nearly $1.2 million. But other signs aren't so positive for her. Listen now
Grey and white sled dogs howl in nblack harnesses

Yukon mushers struggle to feed dogs after poor salmon runs

Mushers usually rely on king and chum salmon - this year, both species have hadd poor returns.

Meals for Angoon school children hinge on regular ferry service

In many Alaska coastal communities, ferry service is more than just a transportation link. It can also be a form of survival.

Palmer man dies in Prince William Sound floatplane crash

A 75-year-old Mat-Su borough man was killed in a Tuesday floatplane crash in Prince William Sound.
The back of a police vehicle

State won’t charge officers in fatal 2017 shooting of Fairbanks man

The state will not charge officers who fatally shot a Fairbanks man last Christmas Eve. An Alaska Office of Special Prosecutions report says three State Troopers and two Fairbanks Police officers lawfully used deadly force against 20 year old Cody Eyre. Listen now
Political Candidate Alyse Galvin smiles at the camera in front of trees

Challenger says Don Young is ducking debates

The two candidates vying for Alaska's House seat will meet twice, but Alyse Galvin says Don Young declined four other events.