Alaska News Nightly

alaska news nightly

Alaska News Nightly is an award-winning statewide news 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.

Hosted by:
Casey Grove

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

The community of Ambler along the Kobuk river as seen from the air

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 21, 2024

Southwest tribes continue their fight against the Donlin gold mine, while supporters express confidence in the project. Plus, for the third time, a group of Sitkans is aiming to limit cruise ship tourism. And, maintenance crews deal with the impact of major weather events on Southeast hiking trails.
a man

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 20, 2024

A military officer was one of the two men killed in a plane crash. Plus, Angoon prepares to launch a hydro-electric project.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Alaskans' fishy diet means higher standards for wastewater. Plus, two men are presumed dead after their plane crashed into a lake.
A sign in a grassy field reads "Vote here today."

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Firefighters manage a wildfire burning in the Interior. Plus, a string of recent workplace deaths on the North Slope leads to questions.
A selfie of three men wearing jackets and hats, surrounded by snow and mountains.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 17, 2024

A group supports Mary Peltola's reelection as Trump endorses her challenger. Plus, Southeast residents heat their homes with heat pumps.
People march in a Pride parade in Bethel

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 14, 2024

Trawlers say they're fishing legally, despite concerns from nearby residents. Plus, just one company bids for Cook Inlet oil and gas leases.
A woman with a bunch of books waits in line.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 13, 2024

Researchers study why salmon are showing up farther north in the Arctic. Plus, farmers welcome early-season precipitation to the Interior.
A woman points to the color of yarn in a Chilkat Robe.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Environmentalists say the federal government should reconsider TAPS. Plus, the family of a man killed by police asks to view the footage.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Fisheries managers hope a long-term closure will return king salmon. Plus, Fairbanks adds an Indigenous voice to the school board.
people dance on stage for a celebration

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 10, 2024

Moving salmon to the endangered list could impact fisheries. Plus, a lawsuit seeks to restore fishing rights for the only Native reservation.
a child dance in the street during a celebration

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 7, 2024

An Alaskan sues the state over delays in approving Medicaid applications. Plus, Wildlife Refuge managers protect permafrost from wildfires.
a man in a tophat

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 6, 2024

Regulators say Alaska needs tougher limits on pollutants. Plus, businesses say struggles with homelessness have hurt their bottom line.
a woman speaks in front of two flags

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 5, 2024

The Alaska gasline announces a step forward, but the project still faces skepticism. Plus, researchers improve flood forecasts in Juneau.
a white raven

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Sen. Lisa Murkowski shares her nuanced stance on abortion rights. Plus, Anchorage's famed white raven flies south for the summer.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 3, 2024

Young Alaskans sue the state to stop the Alaska gasline project. Plus Juneau's hospital considers cutting some programs.
Canoes in the water near Petersburg

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 31, 2024

The ACLU says the state is violating prisoners' constitutional rights. Plus, cruise companies and the city of Juneau agree to cap passengers.
a flag

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 30, 2024

Alaska's legal community is working to recover from the pandemic. Plus, a needle exchange reduces risk for people who aren't ready to quit.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 29, 2024

A proposed gas pipeline could increase utility rates in Southcentral. Plus, rangers attempt to rescue climbers stranded on Denali.
A family stands in front of a log cabin near Fairbanks.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 28, 2024

A bill aimed at attracting teachers is waiting on a signature from the governor. Plus, could wooly mammoths once again stomp around Alaska?
a boat

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 24, 2024

Prosecutors reveal new information during sentencing for a high profile triple murder. Also, a Juneau inventor wants to harness tidal energy.
a cloudy bay

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 23, 2024

The state is setting up a "green bank" to help fund renewable projects. Plus, the Anchorage Assembly investigates leaked text messages.
woman with long hair and glasses

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Energy bills passed by the Legislature await the governor's signature. Plus, Congresswoman Peltola files bills aimed at curtailing bycatch.
a snowy mountain

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Anchorage officials say homeless camps are bigger and more numerous than ever before. Plus, a Homer man is killed by a cow moose with calves.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 20, 2024

Often at the center of Alaska's political landscape, who is Scott Kendall? Plus, Alaskans are waiting to have Medicaid applications approved.
A woman helps a student with their homework.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 17, 2024

A bill addressing MMIP passed in the final days of the legislative session. Plus, an Alaska smokejumper talks about his job.