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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.