Sen. Wilson says unreleased video shows he didn’t harass Capitol worker

Two news reporters have said Wilson held his cell phone between the legs of the staffer. Listen now

Micciche Says He Does Not Support Parnell Oil Tax Plan

Since his election to the Alaska State Legislature last year, Senator Peter Micciche has found himself neck-deep in oil and gas issues, something he knows about as a long-time employee of Conoco Phillips.

House committees take different approach on crime bills

House members have brought different ideas on addressing crime to the House Judiciary and House Finance committees.

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Undercover operation leads to meth arrests in Unalaska

Unalaska's police department is cracking down on methamphetamine. Listen Now

Carey Shocked at Results of Murkowski-Miller Race So Far

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage Michael Carey has watched the results of the Murkowski-Miller race come in with a good bit of shock. He...
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Alaska Senate announces committee members, Sen. Hoffman returns as only Democrat in majority

This ensures that the mostly Republican Senate majority will have at least one Democrat for the seventh straight year. Hoffman has been the only majority Democrat since 2017.
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As more nations eye the Arctic as a strategic resource, what is the U.S. military’s plan? | Alaska Insight

Alaska's Arctic region is opening to increased vessel traffic and global interest. What are the American military’s plans to ensure security?

Juneau is nuts for public use cabins. If you want to book the new one, get in line.

Eaglecrest Ski Area Marketing Manager Charlie Herrington said it felt like trying to get Burning Man or Coachella tickets.

Haines master carver unveils carving honoring veterans

Tlingit master carver Wayne Price is well-known for his art in Alaska. He’s carved close to 40 totems that stand throughout Southeast. But until recently, none of Price’s totems stood in Haines, where he lives. Art created for the local veteran’s village changes that. Listen now

Two Rural Alaskans Named To Federal Subsistence Board

Two rural Alaskans have been named to the Federal Subsistence Board. There is currently just one rural member on the board that manages fish and wildlife for subsistence uses on federal public lands and waters.
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The company that runs the trans-Alaska pipeline is cutting workforce by 10 percent

The company says it won’t let budget cuts jeopardize the pipeline’s safe operations, since there’s no other way to move oil off the North Slope. Meanwhile, a citizens watchdog group in Valdez says it will seek more information about the company’s reorganization. Listen now

Search called off for Alaska Juris

The search for the abandoned fishing vessel Alaska Juris has been called off. Listen now
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Here’s ASD’s latest plan to bring Anchorage students back to classrooms

Under the plan, small groups of students will return to in-person learning in January, with more joining in phases. But the biggest obstacle will be staffing classrooms.

Air Force disputes Alaska crew favored Trump Scottish hotel

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Military officials are disputing a report that claims a joint Air Force and Alaska Air National Guard unit on a...

Senators want to forever bar offshore rigs from Arctic

Fourteen U.S. senators sent a letter to President Obama today, asking him to keep drill rigs out of federal waters in the Arctic forever. Listen Now

The first COVID-19 vaccine shipment has arrived in Alaska; shots could start Tuesday

Alaska health officials say the first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine from drug company Pfizer arrived in the state late Sunday on a UPS plane, and shots are expected to begin this week.

State ends Wellpath contract to run psychiatric institute, could open up contract for bids

The company will continue to work at the facility through December. The state also has hired a contractor to study whether it makes sense to privatize API.

Dog café opens in Ketchikan

A dog café - apparently the first one in Alaska - celebrated its official opening last weekend in Ketchikan. The café offers gourmet dog treats and an enclosed play yard. There's also coffee and treats for humans. KRBD's Leila Kheiry took her dogs to the new business to check it out. Listen now
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Alaska mushing icon Aliy Zirkle says the 2021 Iditarod will be her last

After more than two decades of competitive mushing, Aliy Zirkle posted a retirement letter on her kennel’s website Thursday evening.