Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 6, 2023
The Mat-Su school board prepares to vote on a pair of policies that would impact transgender students and sex ed. Plus, scientists study how the highly pathogenic bird flu withstood the winter in Alaska.
Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 5, 2023
Teens use a healthy kind of peer pressure to warn each other about the dangers of vaping. Plus, renewable energy projects are expanding, above the Arctic Circle, in Kotzebue.
Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 2, 2023
The governor wants to ramp up development of fossil fuels and renewable energy, even if that's a contradiction for some. Plus, Girdwood's only childcare facility is running out of space.
Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 1, 2023
Sen. Dan Sullivan argues for more military spending amid a looming federal debt default. Plus, the Anchorage airport has become the third-busiest cargo airport in the world.
Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
A former pro-family policy advisor to the governor stands by his offensive podcast, a day after resigning. Plus, a new center in the Mat-Su aims to reduce opioid overdoses and disease transmission.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 11, 2023
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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.