Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018
Kathryn Dodge files appeal after falling behind in HD1 race by one vote; Dunleavy names new AG, corrections and public safety commissioners; Ben Stevens, former Alaska senator investigated by FBI, lands job with Dunleavy administration; Got quake damage? Officials outline next steps for claims; Disaster aid for Alaska to be linked to relief for Calif. wildfires; Gruening Middle School closed for the rest of the school year due to earthquake damage; After Friday's quake, UAA classes resume in under a week; Two Anchorage Assembly members are resigning -- for two different reasons; Anchorage Assembly approves $1B sale of ML&P to Chugach Electric; Wasilla holds celebration for newly-minted Governor Dunleavy; Two teams of Lower 48 geologists are coming to Anchorage to study quake
Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019
Alaska State of the State speech a go after House agreement; Republican Talerico falls one vote short of becoming House speaker; Mother of slain Alaska teen appointed chair of parole board; Industry rep says he's being replaced on Alaska marijuana board; Popular well at Dillingham Catholic church closed due to PFAS contamination; USPS scraps plan to make northern Alaska deliveries cheaper; Unalaska council looks at potentially taxing online sales; Students remain frustrated while UAA works to resolve education accreditation debacle; Arctic Man to hold first event without skiers, snowboarders pulled by snow machine; Weather forces change in Yukon Quest format; Tons of food headed for Yukon Quest trail; Sitka High design class marries tradition and technology in student paddle carving project; Wasilla woman reunited with cat that was missing for years
Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Lawmakers want to know more about economic impact of state budget proposal; Tlingit code talkers recognized by state legislature for their efforts during WWII; Herd on the Hill brings constituent letters right to Congress; Anchorage police: Suspected prowler shot, killed after firing at officers; Lawsuit challenges state’s Medicaid policy denying transgender-related health care coverage; Predicting marine heatwaves can have economic implications; Juneau Assembly rejects cruise invitation, citing possible conflicts of interest; Petit takes lead out of Iditarod checkpoint as musher come off their 24-hour breaks
Through language, a Yup’ik teacher passes on a way of life
As a child, Alice Fitka was punished for speaking her Yup'ik language in school. Since then, she's spent decades teaching it in the Western Alaska village of Tuntutuliak.
Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Bill to fund full, $3,000 PFD fails narrowly in state Senate; Tanker crash spills 2,000 gallons of diesel on Dalton Highway; University of Alaska task force looking at potential restructure of UA system; As some sea star populations make a comeback, scientists may have found cause of ‘wasting disease’; This ice cream stand was constructed out of local wood. Here’s why that’s unique.; NOAA is trying to encourage more observers to report sexual harassment; Constantine releases Preliminary Economic Assessment of the Palmer Project; Alaska or bust! Racers set out on paddleboards, outrigger canoe, sailboats and skiffs
Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 19, 2019
Alaska lawmakers debate bill to fund capital budget; Congressional delegation eyes federal funds at risk in state budget impasse; Lawsuit will not interrupt Alaska public school funding; 1 dead, 5 injured in Tutka Bay floatplane crash, Troopers say; VA Secretary outlines new facilities and funds planned for Alaska; UAS accreditation renewed despite budget concerns; Fire officials shift priorities as wet weather slows Shovel Creek Fire; Anchorage to consider new camp clearance rules to slow fires; Talkeetna food pantry director discusses potential veto impacts; ADEC approves waste management permit for tunnel excavation at the Palmer Project; The Iceman finds roots, captures Sitka
Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019
DNA evidence may have helped solve an Anchorage murder from the 1970s. Also: How damage caused by the Swan Lake wildfire on the Kenai Peninsula could cause monthly power bills to go up in Anchorage and Fairbanks.
Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019
In Fairbanks, a protest erupts on the first day of the AFN convention. Also: Sen. Lisa Murkowski responds to the latest revelations regarding the President and Ukraine.
Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019
A Southeast Alaska teen becomes the state's first case of vaping-related illness. Plus: A new documentary tells the story of legendary Huslia sprint musher George Attla. And the Anchorage School District leads the way on Social-Emotional Learning.
Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 20, 2020
Sen. Murkowski prepares to vote during impeachment trial. Plus: highlights from the Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race.
Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Some Alaska lawmakers praise the Governor after the House passes a state budget. Plus: Anchorage stores see products fly off the shelves over coronavirus concerns. And, a new exhibit explores the early effort by Alaskan women to fight for the vote.
Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 17, 2020
Officials debate when and how to reopen Alaska's economy. Plus: Thousands of Alaskans depend on a cruise ship season that may not exist this summer. And, A Juneau forest guide turns a walk in the park into therapy.
Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 1, 2020
Seafood companies are putting their coronavirus plans to the test. And, hundreds of Alaskans rallied last weekend to protest the death of George Floyd. Plus: Alaska's Native Youth Olympians compete online.
Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Officials say young people are driving the increase in Alaska's coronavirus cases. And, international students in Alaska react to new guidance from the Trump administration. Plus, a new FCC program could help tribes provide broadband to their communities.
Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, August 27, 2020
The opening of the first cold case office in Alaska focused on Missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives. And, the Anchorage Assembly bans conversion therapy for minors. Plus, pushback from Alaska mail carriers on statements by the postmaster general.
Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, October 7, 2020
A sitting senator claims underdog status as challenger Al Gross raises $9 million. And Gov. Dunleavy stands behind the Pebble project, even as many other Republicans voice their opposition. Plus, the Anchorage School District has a bleak assessment of online learning.
Alaska News Nightly: Monday, November 16, 2020
Former Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and other Alaska Republicans sick with the coronavirus. Congressman Don Young was released from the hospital yesterday. And, how Alaska health officials are preparing for a COVID-19 vaccine. Plus, Alaska's elite skiers weigh the risks of international competition this season.
Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 15th, 2021
Some are calling for state Rep. David Eastman's removal after he attended a rally held prior to the riot at the U.S. Capitol. And, a decades-old video store in the Yukon-Kuskowim Delta closes up shop. Plus, Anchorage teachers are preparing to welcome students back to the classroom.
Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Ten percent of Cordova residents end up in quarantine after a police officer's trip out of state. And, artists based out of Sitka sign with an iconic record label. Plus, one Anchorage student's campaign to return to in-person learning.
Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Congressman Don Young goes against his party and stands up for Puerto Rican statehood. And, Anchorage's acting mayor talks about the city's target for Covid vaccinations. Plus, a seafood company apologizes to Unalaska after COVID-positive crew visited a bar.