Above: Alaska has one of the highest per-capita populations of retired military service members of any state in the country. There’s a lot of services out there for retired service members, but as Alaska Public Media’s Madilyn Rose reports, veterans in Alaska are one of their own greatest resources.
3 found dead on boat anchored off Juneau’s Sandy Beach
Police said there were no immediate signs of foul play.
Anchorage Assembly lukewarm on proposal to sanction camps for homeless population this summer
Felix Rivera, the Assembly’s lead on homelessness issues, expects a close vote on a scaled back version of the proposal.
Petersburg fisherman moonlights as up-and-coming rap musician
Petersburg-based fisherman Ashon McCay — who performs under the name Lil Realist X — sometimes even raps about fishing.
Hilcorp fined again for deviating from permit at Milne Point
The company was fined $267,000 for substituting equipment without authorization, the latest in more than 60 compliance issues.
Alaska’s natural gas shortage: How did we get here and what comes next?
Southcentral Alaska is facing a looming energy crisis as natural gas contracts are set to run out. Utilities aren’t sure how to replace it, but foreign imports seem likely.
Saudi Arabia cuts oil production again to shore up prices — this time on its own
Saudi Arabia will begin cutting oil production by 1 million barrels per day in July to support the "stability and balance of oil markets."
Tourist pleads guilty for handling a Yellowstone bison calf, leading to its death
The Hawaii resident was charged with one count of intentionally disturbing wildlife after he tried to help a baby bison return to its herd. Park rangers later had to euthanize the abandoned animal.
Is the debt deal changing student loan repayment? Here’s what you need to know
The U.S. House will vote Wednesday on a deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling — but it doesn't touch on student loan forgiveness.
Supporting Alaska’s veterans | Alaska Insight
Helping veterans and active duty military members cope with service-related trauma to lead healthy, happy lives, takes normalizing the need for mental health care and connecting with people who know the struggle.
Alaska’s child care crisis | Alaska Insight
On this Alaska Insight, host Lori Townsend is joined by Sen. Löki Tobin and Stephanie Berglund, CEO of Thread Alaska, to discuss the scope and possible solutions to the child care crisis.
What’s next for Anchorage after its emergency homeless shelter closes? | Alaska Insight
On this episode of Alaska Insight, host Lori Townsend is joined by midtown assembly member Felix Rivera and Alexis Johnson, the housing and homelessness coordinator for the Bronson administration, to discuss the reasoning for shrinking the Sullivan, and the city's plan moving forward.
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