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Anchorage man wins 2023 Iditarod Trail Invitational

Miron Golfman crossed the finish line of the Iditarod Trail Invitational in downtown Nome at 12:51 p.m. Wednesday.
Brooke Mulligan

‘A guilty mind’: Sitka woman gets 4 years in cyclist’s hit-and-run death

Brooke Mulligan, 21, pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide in Terry Carlson, Jr.'s death — which the judge called closer to manslaughter.
Tanaga Volcano

Aleutians volcanoes now pose lower threat, after quakes slow

Diminished earthquake activity led authorities to reduce warning levels at two volcanoes on an uninhabited island in Alaska’s Aleutian chain.
Bob Penney

Bob Penney, KRSA founder, dies at 90

Kenai River Sportfishing Association founder Bob Penney died earlier this week at his winter home in Indian Wells, Calif.
two Alaska students

Student leaders speak out against Dunleavy’s parental rights bill

Student advisors to the state Board of Education spoke out against what Gov. Mike Dunleavy calls his “parental rights” bill Wednesday.

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a grocery shopper

‘Back to one meal a day’: SNAP benefits drop as food prices climb

One analysis shows payments are dropping by about $90 a month on average for individuals, or $250 or more for some families.
a Russian fighter jet

The U.S. military releases footage of Black Sea drone crash with Russian jet

Declassified footage shows two Russian fighter jets flying near a U.S. drone over the Black Sea and, the Pentagon says, colliding with it.
grocery shoppers

The unexpected American shopping spree seems to have cooled

Retail spending declined 0.4% in February compared to January, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday.

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Host Lori Townsend sits at a desk, with a monitor across from her showing the face of Dr. Oivind Toien

How understanding hibernation can help improve human medicine | Alaska Insight

On this episode of Alaska Insight, host Lori Townsend is joined by Dr. Kelly Drew and Dr. Oivind Toien, two researchers at the University of Fairbanks Alaska who are looking at the possible medical applications of understanding hibernation.

What is a Seed library? And how are they saving Alaska’s gardens? | INDIE ALASKA

https://youtu.be/2pCMvmLkL8Y For Milena Sevigny, the Covid-19 pandemic was eye-opening. Seeing how much Alaska relies on imports for food and gardening, How could she help it's...
Alaska Public Media News Director Lori Townsend sits at a table with Representative Mary Peltola.

A conversation with Alaska’s first Indigenous congresswoman, Mary Peltola | Alaska Insight

Congresswoman Mary Peltola made history in 2022 when she won both a special and regular election for Alaska's lone seat in the U.S. House.
Above: Spenard artist Duke Russell is not a social services professional. But he saw the conditions people without homes in Anchorage endure and decided to start feeding them home-cooked meals. Now, his unofficial meal service feeds hundreds of people a day. Alaska Public Media’s Jeremy Hsieh reports.

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