A map of the Willow development on Alaska's North Slope

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, January 30, 2023

A classic fight is brewing over drilling for oil in Alaska, but with some modern nuance. Also, they held out for better prices, and now Kodiak's tanner crab fleet is going… crabbing. And Mt. Edgecumbe High School aviation students get access to some nifty technology.
a man mushes a team of dogs on the snow

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 27, 2023

Day two of sentencing hearings for the man who admitted to setting fire to seven buildings in Two Rivers in 2021. A outage in Newtok's school is just the latest in a pattern of power issues. What to expect as the Kuskokwim 300 kicks off.
a Hilcorp platform in Cook Inlet

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, January 26, 2023

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An analog clock with a black center surrounded by orange stone and with turquoise hands and hour markers reads 3:07.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Questions over the origins of a court order for a mental health check, the courts say never existed. The story of two Russians who crossed the Bering Sea in a fishing boat to avoid the war in Ukraine. Plus the Alaska Long Trail is a long ways off, but supporters say the benefits are worth the wait.
a Kodiak crab boat

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Kodiak's tanner crab fishery is still at a standstill as the fleet holds out for higher prices. Governor Dunleavy lays out his priorities in this year's state of the state address. And after a long hiatus, Sitka's community orchestra is back in business.
a person fills out a mock ballot

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, January 23, 2023

A new ballot measure would repeal the state's ranked choice voting system. Also, teachers rally in Juneau for increased school funding. And the Homer Library Board votes to keep a small number of books that stirred up big controversy.
A ferry at a port

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 20, 2023

Confusion over discrepancies in Representative Mary Peltola's educational record. Families are stuck abroad after the Marine Highway System pulled a ferry from service. Plus Soldotna looks at creating a more walkable - and business friendly - downtown.
a set of Alaska Native regalia

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, January 19, 2023

Alaska farmers step up to supply eggs as the national shortage drags on. Also, a Juneau resident gets her Regalia back, suddenly, two weeks after it was stolen. And a meeting between school officials in Ketchikan and Metlakatla helps heal a rift.
A white polar bear seems to sniff for a scent on the wind as it stands on gravel near a shoreline.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, January 18, 2023

In a rare attack, a polar bear kills a mother and son in Wales. Also, the Alaska House breaks its deadlock and elects a speaker, Republican Cathy Tilton. And as Fairbanks gets ready to demolish a condemned hotel, developers are already thinking about what's next.
the Alaska Capitol

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

The state legislative session kicks off, but without a permanent speaker in the House. Also, Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's working on a fix for getting fisheries disaster relief out more quickly. And Alaska Native leaders remember Oliver Leavitt as a whaling captain and a businessman.
a Kodiak crab boat

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, January 16, 2023

Tanner crab fishermen consider their options as low prices keep them at the docks. Also, legislative leaders talk about the big issues ahead on the eve of the session. And a Homer woman survives an ice skating mishap that features an unusual rescue tool: a dead snowshoe hare.
the Alaska State Capitol

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 13, 2023

The Alaska State House is going into the start of the legislative session with no clear majority coalition. Kodiak's tanner crab fishery is at risk over disagreements on the price. Plus eager beavers are moving North in Alaska, and the impacts can be seen from space.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, January 12, 2023

Months after an Eagle River teen was killed during an ROTC event, her mom has unanswered questions. Also, the Anchorage assembly demands a response from Mayor Dave Bronson over recent allegations. And the Legislature approves new housing in Juneau to help alleviate an acute shortage when lawmakers come to town.
A mostly spruce forest with a bunch of smoke rising and a mcDonalds arch

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, January 11, 2023

In the discussion about increasing education funding, some lawmakers say they want it tied to improved outcomes. The EPA says a plan to improve air quality in Fairbanks falls short of requirements. Plus remembering the legacy of North Slope legend Oliver Leavitt.
a fish camp

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

FEMA addresses how disaster relief information was lost in translation. Why the Kenai Peninsula has one of the few growing populations in the state. Plus breaking down barriers to lift up the next generation of skiers.
Merbok debris

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, January 9, 2023

Disaster assistance information, supposedly translated into Alaska Native languages, turned into a disaster itself. Also, why a federal lease sale in Cook Inlet drew such little interest. And turning plastic waste into useful building materials.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 6, 2023

A North Pole man is waiting for another chance at a heart transplant after Winter storms stopped the first. A replacement for former Assembly Member Forrest Dunbar is officially selected. Plus the dogs on this Skagway bus go woof, woof, woof… and viral.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, January 5, 2023

Day 3 with no house speaker in DC, and lawmakers are looking for ways to break the gridlock. A dispute between oil producers centers on a road to Alaska's next big oil project. And cod season is off to a late start after disagreements over the price per pound.
Red crab apples hang from a tree with snow sitting on top.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, January 4, 2023

A massive bird flu outbreak in Washington leads to an egg shortage in Alaska. How smoke alarms made a clear difference between two New Year's house fires. And climatologists say last month's heavy snow in Anchorage was in part due to climate change.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Alaskans seeking food stamps run into a huge backlog. No House Speaker means no swearing in yet for Mary Peltola. Plus an update on the efforts to dig Anchorage out of last month's snowstorms.