people in a boat pull up a net

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Subsistence chinook and chum salmon fishing at the Yukon River will likely stay closed through the end of the season. Also, thunderstorms and dry weather keep Alaska's fire season raging. And the future of oil and gas leases in Cook Inlet.
A abeach with people playing in the sand and the water

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Wildland firefighting efforts ramp up as Alaska approaches 2.4 million acres burned this summer. Also, how the state saw some of its driest June weather on record. And Alaska Public Media embarks on an effort to engage on elections.
a map

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 1, 2022

Fire danger heading into the Fourth of July holiday weekend prompts emergency burn bans. A ruling on states' powers to prosecute on tribal land is among recent, major Supreme Court decisions. And a traditional Filipino folk dance makes a comeback in Juneau.
pople stand in line by a bus

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 30, 2022

As the Sullivan Arena shelter closes in Anchorage, people prepare to camp outside. Also, firefighters prepare for lightning in the Interior as fires burn throughout the state. And rare genetic mutation in Sitka's cat population.
An envelope with a division of elections address is placed in a mailbox

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Why so many ballots from rural Alaska were rejected in the special primary election. Also, Democratic House candidate Mary Peltola has a reputation for being nice. And state health officials tell parents it's important to get young kids vaccinated.
A woman in a tie dyed shit and hat wipes her eye standing over a camping tent

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Victims rights advocates are concerned after a man accused in a stabbing was found incompetent to stand trial. Also, community leaders respond after Anchorage opens a public campground to homeless residents. And restaurant owners struggle to hire workers during a busy summer season.
people walk through the city with signs

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 27, 2022

Special election candidates share their views on abortion. Also, Anchorage opens a public campground to homeless residents as the state's largest shelter prepares to close. And the University of Alaska Southeast will offer free Alaska Native language classes to students this fall.
a group of firefighers in smokey woods near a stream

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 24, 2022

Alaskans react to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. Also, new programs for homeless youth in Anchorage combine housing and job training. And this could be Anchorage's warmest June on record.
Three men standing on the deck of a sailboat

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 23, 2022

Sen. Lisa Murkowski says the bipartisan gun bill does not take Second Amendment rights away from responsible gun owners. Also, Anchorage’s ombudsman is reviewing complaints about a t-shirt the city’s HR director wore at a meeting. And a district court judge rules that Cook Inlet drift fishermen can fish the inlet's federal waters.
An Alaska state ferry waiting at a dock

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Republican Tara Sweeney says her campaign will not sue over elections officials' decision that she cannot advance to the special U.S. House election. Also, firefighters, aircraft and other resources are heading north to Alaska's wildfires. And after three years without service, Alaskans board a ferry to British Columbia.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

A federal fisheries council declines action on salmon bycatch. And after weeks of heated debate, a drag queen leads story time at the Ketchikan library.
two people smile and wave in dresses

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 20, 2022

A federal fisheries council declines action on salmon bycatch. And after weeks of heated debate, a drag queen leads story time at the Ketchikan library.
People in line wiht a bunch of bags on the grounds

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 17, 2022

Fire crews in the Interior are on standby as the weather forecast calls for thunderstorms. Also, St. Mary's residents are staying cautious as the threat of the fire decreases. And high gas prices aren't stopping RV-ers from visiting Alaska.
two people voting

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 16, 2022

Ballot rejections in the special election are most frequent in rural Alaska. Also, evacuees in Bethel prepare to return to St. Mary's after the fire. And the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board approves a policy that prevents transgender girls from competing on girls’ sports teams.
boats on the shore

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Scientists draw a direct link between climate change and the state's largest wildfire. Also, people leaving the state's largest homeless shelter have few places to go next. And sportfisheries in Cook Inlet close as king salmon populations suffer.
a boat on the water

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 14, 2022

The search is on for housing before Alaska’s largest homeless shelter closes. Also, as a tundra fire burns, a nearby village could lose running water. And a Norwegian cruise line visits Southeast for the first time.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 13, 2022

Dozens of wildfires burn in Western Alaska, sending smoke across the state. Also, lodge owners fight a proposed hundred-mile road to an area with mining potential. And Alaskans have lost millions of dollars to online scammers this year.
A white biulding with an american flag waving next to a stairway and ramp

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 10, 2022

Residents evacuate as a tundra fire continues to spread near St. Mary's. Also, tenants in Anchorage face rising rent costs. And the regional director for the federal health department says things here are just different.
The side of a parked fire truck

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 9, 2022

Residents of St. Mary's prepare to evacuate as a tundra fire continues to burn. Also, the state prepares to distribute COVID vaccines for young children. And inflation drives up grocery bills in rural Alaska.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Fires spread in Southwest Alaska as hot, dry weather continues. As some legislators celebrate the Alaska Reads Act, others worry about rural school districts. And cruise passengers take to social media to share information on COVID outbreaks.