Alaska News Nightly

alaska news nightly

Alaska News Nightly is an award-winning statewide news magazine program featuring stories of interest to all Alaskans from all over Alaska and other northern communities. From Alaska’s unique politics to issues affecting its Indigenous people, resources, environment and more, Alaska News Nightly has covered the most important issues in the state for more than four decades.

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Casey Grove

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Listen to Alaska News Nightly on KSKA FM 91.1 in Anchorage, AK. 
Monday through Friday at 6:00 p.m.

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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 24, 2023

A bipartisan group of freshman legislators proposed term limits for lawmakers in Juneau. Plus, Indigenous dancers and musicians converge on Bethel for the first full Cama-i festival in three years.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 23, 2023

State regulators hear from the Nuiqsut mayor about last year's gas leak at the Alpine oil field near the village. Plus, Anchorage Assembly members consider a "clean slate" approach to finding a new space for a homeless shelter.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Lawmakers consider denying themselves pay raises after a convoluted process recommended a significant bump in compensation. Months-long delays for Medicaid application approvals are causing some Alaskans to forego needed health care.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Climate protestors in Washington D.C. continue to press President Joe Biden after his approval of the Willow Project. Plus, homicides increased steadily and significantly in Alaska over the last decade, according to a state report.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 20, 2023

A remote Alaska community grapples with the aftermath of the first polar bear attack in three decades. Plus, Senator Dan Sullivan addresses the commercial fishing trade show in Kodiak.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 17, 2023

Student representatives on the state school board share their thoughts with lawmakers on a controversial gender identity bill. Plus, Remembering sportfishing advocate Bob Penney, who fell in love with the Kenai River in the 70s.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 16, 2023

Senator Murkowski decries the collapse of several fisheries at the commercial fishing trade show in Kodiak. Plus, court system officials defend the state's grand jury system against protests.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 15, 2023

The EPA proposes a national limit on PFAS compounds in drinking water. Plus, an Alaska oil and gas expert's idea for the state to make money by NOT drilling in ANWR.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Ryan Redington is the first in his family to capture the Iditarod crown, fulfilling a lifelong dream. Plus, Senator Murkowski reacts to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland starting a new process to secure a road out of King Cove.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 13, 2023

Alaska's congressional delegation cheers as the federal government approves the controversial Willow oil drilling project. Plus, Ryan Redington arrives in White Mountain, in good position to win the Iditarod.