Department of the Interior Announces NPR-A Lease Sale; Parnell Visits Asia, Touts Alaska’s Resource Potential; False Pass Experimenting With Hydro Power; Brotherhood Bridge For Sale; Medical Examiners Work To ID Body Found Near Coastal Trail; Alaska Railroad to Resume Freight Service; USGS Tests Early Earthquake Warning System In California; Cruise Ship Wastewater Handling Practices May Change; Historian Discovers Early Cartographer Technique
Fishers in Tell State to Stop Commercial Openings; State Releases New Mercury Guidelines; Enstar Hearing Packed; Judge Rules in Set Netting Case; Canadian Environmental Officials Give OK to Mine Near Ketchikan; Arctic Birds Show More Signs of Mercury; Cup'ik Language Gets App; Daniels Leads Jazz Workshop
Education commissioner tosses controversial AMP test; New Medicaid reform committee strives for savings; Report: Alaska prisons, justice system need efficacy overhaul; On Kenai, cracked K-Beach Road re-opens to traffic; Spice conference convenes as overdoses in Anchorage persist; UA looks to consolidate programs at major campuses; New arrivals in Kotzebue Sound preying on belugas; American Polar Society honors UAF professor; Yukon Quest racers drop off food, gear for checkpoints; Mongolia looks to Alaska for help handling domestic violence Download Audio
Procession held in Anchorage for fallen Fairbanks police officer; Mental Health advocates asking Governor to look into actions of Mental Health Trust; New Mat-Su flood mapping system more accurate; Sea Life Center receives grant; Plot to attack HAARP facility in Gakona stopped by Georgia police; Driest October on record in Fairbanks; Hughes, Hale vie for Senate F; Alaskan gulls carry drug-resistant E. coli; Salmon fishing in St. Paul: Building a new subsistence resource Listen Now
Disability advocates meet outside Murkowski's Fairbanks office, protesting Senate Healthcare bill; Alaska governor participates in White House energy meeting; An Interior wildfire sparks back up; University of Alaska Southeast tightens belt, gets creative after budget cuts; Wrangell contract talks resume, strikers return to work; Longliners say killer whales stealing fish more persistent than ever; No joke: A bear walks into a Lemon Creek liquor store; Katmai bear cam is back for its sixth year; AK: Ketchikan Arts Council hosts summertime story slams; 49 Voices: Adam Foutch of Anchorage Listen now
House Majority calls on Dean Westlake to resign amid sexual harassment allegations; One of the Fairbanks Four sues the city over alleged civil rights violations; As Alaska’s gasline corporation pushes for deal in Asia, legislators push for more information; Parents help uncover marijuana edible dealing in Bethel High School; Road crews reopen Richardson Highway after avalanche; DOT officials struggle to keep up with recent snow storm; Ask a Climatologist: Jet stream pattern keeps Alaska warm, Lower 48 cold; AK: In the industrial heart of Anchorage is a warehouse full of wild birds; 49 Voices: Peter Twitchell of Bethel Listen now
Former Planned Parenthood worker rejected for midwives board; Facebook CEO dodges Sullivan's softball; Imprisoned militia leader Schaeffer Cox petitions Supreme Court to review conviction; Trump picks Anchorage attorney for District Court; NTSB releases report on 2017 Hageland Aviation crash; State Senate makes small cut to ferry system budget; University of Alaska extends comment period for proposed timber sale near Haines, Klukwan; John Active retires from KYUK; Building resilience through basketballs and berries Listen now
Alaska senators fault Trump for going easy on Putin; Alaska’s LNG project looking for private contractor to help with federal permitting; Inupiaq woman criticizes use of her image in Dunleavy ad, campaign deletes footage; NTSB: The F/V Destination sank after accumulating ice in heavy freezing spray; Iditarod adds four new board members amid criticism; Alaska National Guard turns over rural armories for public use; Commercial company conducts rocket exercise at Kodiak launch facility; State's only coal mine celebrates 75th anniversary; When traditional banking isn't an option, try this out instead; Looking to fill niche and begin enterprise, Anchorage teen opens streetwear store Listen now
House District One race still tied, headed for coin toss; New federal report: Climate change is going to be expensive in Alaska and impact every household in the state; Medicaid decision allows more beds for substance abuse treatment; Small Business Saturday spotlights Alaska companies; Scientists map shifting migration around Alaska mountains, using GPS-equipped eagles; Bethel remembers Mary Ciuniq Pete; AK: Heated by hot springs, Tenakee Springs Museum tells community’s story; 49 Voices: Russell Sell of Anchorage
Some GOP defied Trump on Russia sanctions, but Alaskans did not; Advocates wonder how policy changes will affect those looking to reenter society after prison; Dillingham well tests positive for PFAS contamination; Native corporations maintaining Alaska forests find a carbon credit buyer: oil company BP; Despite the shutdown, it’s been a dizzying week for a Southeast Alaska timber sale; Volunteer veterinarians at the Kuskokwim 300; AK: Hundreds of Douglas kids band together in music class; 49 Voices: Lawrence Bahovec of Wrangell
Murkowski throws support behind opposing Trump emergency declaration; Dunleavy announces Alaska National Guard deployment along Mexico border; Regulators: Top Dunleavy administration official can't conceal consulting firm's clients; State says BP must prove more Prudhoe Bay wells aren't at risk of 'catastrophic failure'; Von Imhof to Anchorage School Board: Dunleavy 'budget bomb' unlikely, but expect cuts; Fairbanks North Star Borough schools hold budget meeting in lieu of potential cuts; Third lawsuit filed against Sitka Police Department; Prospect of commercial fishing in central Arctic Ocean poses big questions for science; Ulsom passes a resting Petit in McGrath to take lead; Iditarod mushers react to rules reducing max dog team size from 16 to 14; Even trickier parts leading to Nikolai are calmer this year, mushers say
Legislators reject six Dunleavy appointees to boards and commissions; Dunleavy fills second Palmer court seat after delay; Maine governor approves extradition of accused UAF cold case killer to Alaska; Anchorage bust nets heroin, fentanyl totaling 10-plus pounds; Elim without potable water; boil notice issued; As cruise ships grow, more passengers are headed to Alaska; The special ingredient inside these new gluten-free noodles? Fish, from Alaska.; Donlin Gold to begin drilling program; If approved, Fairbanks could have its first female police chief; Ask a Climatologist: The mid-April snow people are seeing is not surprising
Suspect in village fatal shooting makes self-defense claim; Attorney General Barr says 'very basics of public safety are lacking in the villages'; Pilot dies in crash of experimental airplane near Wasilla; NTSB releases preliminary report for Metlakatla floatplane crash; UAF relocating long-standing reindeer herd off campus farm; Federal researchers open formal investigation into gray whale deaths, including Alaska's; Dunleavy taps former aide for vacant Board of Fish seat; Searchers work to recover Napaskiak man who drowned in Kuskokwim River; AK: Silver-haired Haines athletes go for gold; 49 Voices: Shane Baldwin of St. Paul
Dunleavy calls lawmakers to Juneau to continue special session; ACLU sues Dunleavy over "punitive" cuts to court system; National credit rating agency downgrades University of Alaska's credit rating by three notches; Alaska State Arts Council shuts down after funding loss; Alaska sees first measles case since 2015; 'We're never going to surrender' -- Sarah James on a life fighting oil drilling in the Arctic Refuge; Owner of tug that spilled diesel in Canadian waters fined millions; Bears try to move in, Angoon sets boundaries; Author of 'American Predator' describes murder spree of Israel Keyes
Governor Dunleavy selects Representative Laddie Shaw to fill the late Chris Birch's Senate seat. Plus, the state asks the U.S Supreme Court to uphold the rights of a funeral home that fired a transgender employee.
Questions about the governor's relationship with the Alaska Federation of Natives. Also: A proposal to fully exempt Tongass National Forest from the Roadless Rule draws criticism.
Arrests after weeks of waiting: Five people are charged in the murder of a 21-year-old Seward resident, whose body was found three months ago. Plus, a storm hits Western Alaska, knocking out power and phone service for some communities. And, Cable television network A&E is launching a new reality television series called “Alaska PD,” following law enforcement in Kodiak, Petersburg, Kotzebue and Fairbanks.
The Anchorage Archdiocese has released the names of clergy members and church employees accused of sexual misconduct. Plus: Sitka officials consider redesigning the city's seal. And, volunteer cooks prepare to feed hungry mushers during the Kuskowim 300 Sled Dog Race.
The Recall Dunleavy campaign begins signature gathering. Plus: A senate bill that will commemorate a tragedy moves forward. And, researchers struggle to explain why the Cook Inlet beluga whale population continues to decline.
Tension surfaces between coastal cities and the state over quarantine rules. Plus: Alaska Tribes say Native Corporations shouldn't be eligible for CARES act funding. And, putting on a comedy show during a pandemic.