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

An abatement notice near a tent in the woods

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 26, 2023

Lawmakers have gone home but a lot of state business still needs addressing. Also, Anchorage workers clear a homeless camp, even with no shelter space to send people. And an Alaska Native soldier gets recognition on Memorial Day, decades after his death.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 25, 2023

A looming federal debt default could hit hard in Alaska. Plus, utilities try to meet Alaskans' energy needs despite a steady decline in Cook Inlet natural gas.
woman at helm of boat

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Congresswoman Mary Peltola looks for a workaround on limiting salmon bycatch. Plus, the clock is ticking for Railbelt utilities, with an impending shortage of available natural gas.
A man signs a piece of paper at a table, surrounded by men and women.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Anchorage elected officials try to figure out how to respond to people camping on public land. Plus, what exactly are carbon offsets and how much revenue could they bring to Alaska?
The Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska facility

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 22, 2023

Amid a looming gas shortage, lawmakers discuss the expensive option of importing liquefied natural gas. Plus, Western Alaska prepares for flooding as ice jams move down the Yukon River.
Three women walk carrying folders smiling

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 19, 2023

Alaska legislators agree to a budget compromise one day into the special session. Plus, Alaska Native leaders speak out about tribal groups leaving AFN.
Jill Biden

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 18, 2023

Despite a flurry of activity, the legislative session ends without a spending plan. Plus, the youngest female ever convicted of murder in Alaska has a chance at getting out, almost 40 years later.
ice flows on a river

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 17, 2023

A report details safety concerns at the Valdez terminal where Alaska's crude oil is loaded onto tankers. Plus, a bill to sell carbon credits passes the Legislature and heads to the governor's desk.
cots spread across a shelter

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 16, 2023

An investigation finds Bean's Cafe made millions managing Anchorage's pandemic homeless shelter. Plus, heavy winter snow and ice jams cause flooding and damage to homes.
kids in Ketchikan

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 15, 2023

Ice jams bring serious flooding to communities along the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers. Plus, a new vaccine could help prevent a virus that has hit residents in the Y-K Delta especially hard.