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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 30, 2023

An aide to the governor resigns ahead of reports on his extreme viewpoints. Plus, Rep. Mary Peltola came out in favor of a compromise to raise the nation's debt ceiling.
An abatement notice near a tent in the woods

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 26, 2023

Lawmakers have gone home but a lot of state business still needs addressing. Also, Anchorage workers clear a homeless camp, even with no shelter space to send people. And an Alaska Native soldier gets recognition on Memorial Day, decades after his death.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 25, 2023

A looming federal debt default could hit hard in Alaska. Plus, utilities try to meet Alaskans' energy needs despite a steady decline in Cook Inlet natural gas.
woman at helm of boat

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Congresswoman Mary Peltola looks for a workaround on limiting salmon bycatch. Plus, the clock is ticking for Railbelt utilities, with an impending shortage of available natural gas.
A man signs a piece of paper at a table, surrounded by men and women.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Anchorage elected officials try to figure out how to respond to people camping on public land. Plus, what exactly are carbon offsets and how much revenue could they bring to Alaska?
The Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska facility

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 22, 2023

Amid a looming gas shortage, lawmakers discuss the expensive option of importing liquefied natural gas. Plus, Western Alaska prepares for flooding as ice jams move down the Yukon River.
Three women walk carrying folders smiling

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 19, 2023

Alaska legislators agree to a budget compromise one day into the special session. Plus, Alaska Native leaders speak out about tribal groups leaving AFN.
Jill Biden

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 18, 2023

Despite a flurry of activity, the legislative session ends without a spending plan. Plus, the youngest female ever convicted of murder in Alaska has a chance at getting out, almost 40 years later.
ice flows on a river

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 17, 2023

A report details safety concerns at the Valdez terminal where Alaska's crude oil is loaded onto tankers. Plus, a bill to sell carbon credits passes the Legislature and heads to the governor's desk.
cots spread across a shelter

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 16, 2023

An investigation finds Bean's Cafe made millions managing Anchorage's pandemic homeless shelter. Plus, heavy winter snow and ice jams cause flooding and damage to homes.
kids in Ketchikan

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 15, 2023

Ice jams bring serious flooding to communities along the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers. Plus, a new vaccine could help prevent a virus that has hit residents in the Y-K Delta especially hard.
Bert Stedman

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 12, 2023

After much debate, the state Senate passes a bill to increase school funding. Also, river breakup is underway, with ice jams causing concern over flooding. And a passenger jet gets a new paint job: an Indigenous design celebrating our connection to salmon.
a Juneau avalanche

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 11, 2023

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A student cleans fish in Bethel

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 10, 2023

A long-awaited bill to increase to Alaska's education formula reaches the full Senate. Plus, a lack of childcare in rural Alaska forces families to make tough choices. 

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Two large tribal organizations leave the Alaska Federation of Natives. Plus, Alaskans mourn missing and murdered Indigenous loved ones.
a mother playing with her baby on the floor

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 8, 2023

How Alaska’s child care crisis is impacting Anchorage families. Plus, researchers are crowd-sourcing river ice photos to help predict potential floods.
a Bering Sea crab

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 5, 2023

Oil company executives testify against legislation that increases their taxes. Plus, a look at the economic toll of a snow crab population crash that coincided with a marine heat wave.
The Ketchikan state courthouse

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 4, 2023

Uncertainty remains for a valuable Southeast Alaska king salmon fishery. Plus, a trial in Ketchikan questions the constitutionality of tribal values posted in schools. 
A display at the Ketchikan Public Library celebrating Pride Month in June 2022.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Lawmakers in Juneau are considering a special legislative session to settle on a fiscal plan for the state. Plus, Alaskans spoke in favor of ranked-choice voting during a hearing on a bill to repeal the measure.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 2, 2023

State officials can no longer appoint public guardians due to a shortage of workers. Plus, Sen. Lisa Murkowski supports a bill requiring U.S. Supreme Court justices to write a code of ethics.