Frequent texts from political campaigns are irritating some Alaska voters. Also, homeless service providers in Fairbanks say more and more people are coming from Anchorage. And a pet snake escapes a Dillingham classroom...twice.
U.S. Senate candidates debate campaign funding and abortion rights. Also, Ketchikan residents move one step closer to accessing rural subsistence status. And for the first time since the late 1800s, students in Angoon build a canoe.
Candidates for Alaska's U.S. House seat discuss partisan politics. Also, how state House candidates are talking to voters about public education funding. And in Kenai, one man's trash is another man's treasure.
A project to build a new homeless shelter in Anchorage is put on hold. Also, how Republicans running against other Republicans are approaching this year's election. And why the value of Southeast Alaska's Dungeness crab dropped this year.
Lieutenant governor candidate Edie Grunwald drops out of the race. Subsistence rights hinge on the definition of a rural community. And activists in Petersburg work to prevent domestic violence.
A former Kenai Peninsula Borough employee accuses former mayor and current gubernatorial candidate Charlie Pierce of sexual harassment. Also, AFN hosts a forum for U.S. House and Senate candidates. And an unexpected predator attacks a North Pole woman's dog.
Investigators say two float planes that crashed this month, leaving both pilots dead, had holes in their floats. Also, why some voters think the way Alaska selects judges should change. And a half-million dollar grant will help restore the bus from "Into the Wild."
Alaska Native advocates rally for climate action in Anchorage. Also, AFN hosts a session on reporting hate and racism. And students join a last-ditch effort to stop a 300-acre clear cut in Whale Pass.
Weather and terrain slows the investigation into an air taxi pilot's death. Also, closing schools in Anchorage could ease the district's budget and staffing problems. And Alaska's superintendent of the year says teacher retention is critical.
Anchorage assembly leaders condemn racist testimony at a recent meeting. Also, a campground for people experiencing homelessness in Juneau shuts down. And a dance group from Bethel prepares for their first statewide performance.
Troopers face criticism over their search of a missing man in Northwest Alaska. Also, for the first time in three years, the Elders and Youth Conference kicks off in person. And Wrangell's cross country team wins the state championship.
Alaska State Troopers receive new information about a missing person's case in Fairbanks. Also, Juneau residents whose homes were damaged in a landslide wonder what's next. Firefighters in Petersburg make fire safety and fireproof suits a little less scary.
What local leaders want to see from the federal government's Arctic Strategy. Also, a visit to U.S. House campaign headquarters in Anchorage. And a museum exhibit honors the history of Filipino cannery workers in Juneau.
Community members fundraise for an all-gender restroom at a Palmer high school. Also, cleanup efforts and a state investigation into a large oil spill in Bethel. And those fat bears' diets might be more diverse than you thought.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Kelly Tshibaka say President Biden was wrong to cancel student debt. Also, the Bering Sea king and snow crab fisheries will be closed this year. And the Fat Bear Week superfan tracking this year's tournament.
Activists and family members of inmates who've died jailed in Alaska are sounding the alarm. Also, Alaska's Republican U.S. House candidates want voters to "rank the red." And new fiber optic cable projects could improve Internet access in Bethel.
Another fall storm brings high winds and coastal flooding to Northwest Alaska. Alaskans weigh a constitutional convention ahead of next month's election. And a bear-viewing site in Southeast Alaska puts its own spin on Fat Bear Week.
An Alaska girl’s report leads investigators to a major child pornography scheme. Also, how the state's fishing permit system has affected local communities. In Western Alaska, the September storm brought some unexpected treasures.
A new storm could bring flooding and high winds to Alaska’s northwest coast. Many homeless campers in Anchorage don't want to go to a city-run shelter. And from Bethel to Ketchikan, voters cast their ballots in municipal elections.
Candidates in the governor's race share their goals for Alaska's seafood industry. Also, Alaska State Troopers seized more than 2 million doses of fentanyl this summer. And a new fictional TV show set in Alaska has roots in reality.