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.

a store

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 22, 2024

Alaska Democrats quickly rally support around Kamala Harris. Plus, what will the Supreme Court's rollback of Chevron mean for Alaska?

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 19, 2024

Alaska institutions face disruptions caused by a software update. Plus, arguments in a lawsuit over the Southeast king troll fishery open.
a memorial

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 18, 2024

Juneau residents express frustration after a beloved homeless man is killed by police. Plus, a floating fish processor returns after a fire.
Alaska Native Dancers.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 17, 2024

The state's review of shooting footage draws criticism. Plus, a Cook Inlet lease sale is on hold to consider the impact on endangered whales.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Stories are posted on the statewide news page. Send news tips, questions, and comments to news@alaskapublic.org. Follow Alaska Public Media on Facebook and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. And subscribe to the Alaska News Nightly podcast. Alaska's lieutenant governor makes her case...
A woman gives out food.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 15, 2024

Police shoot an armed man in Downtown Juneau. Also, An Anchorage nonprofit hopes tiny homes will help shelter homeless residents. And, Anchorage police propose a 45-day timeline to release body camera footage of critical incidents.
a composite sketch

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 12, 2024

A judge sentences Brian Smith to 226 years for murdering two Alaska Native women. And an Anchorage group calls for a new police review board.
A group of people cut a ribbon.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 11, 2024

King Cove residents contemplate an uncertain future. Plus, Kuskokwim River groups say trawlers are damaging their fisheries.
Juneau

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Juneau's single-family homes are the most expensive in the state. Plus, investigators are looking at the flight path of a plane that crashed.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Alaska Senators condemn resigned Judge Joshua Kindred's behavior. Plus, employers are looking for more skilled trade workers.
evidence markers

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 8, 2024

The ACLU says the corrections department is restricting inmates' access to private conversations with attorneys.
A breakdancer

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 5, 2024

A U.S. Supreme Court decision will likely have impacts for Alaska. Plus, tribes argue they deserve a say when Canadian mines impact Alaska.
A yellow and red super scooper plane, dumping water over smoke emerging from mountainous terrain

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 3, 2024

New leadership is coming to the Alaska Federation of Natives. Plus, a Palmer mom loses thousands to phone scammers impersonating local police.
Gillnets on the Kuskokwim River during an orange sunet.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 2, 2024

A state Supreme Court ruling is likely not the end. Plus, Denali Park remains closed, despite progress on a fire near its entrance.
Two women at a podium in a park.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 1, 2024

A wildfire closes most of Denali National Park and Preserve. Plus, amid the Cook Inlet gas shortage, many Alaskans turn to solar energy.
bicycles and tents stand in a field near a road overpass

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 28, 2024

The state's industrial agency pushes back after President Biden blocks the Ambler Road. Plus, the federal food stamp program fines Alaska.
Two boats in Cordova

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 27, 2024

The debate over correspondence school allotments lands in the state Supreme Court. Plus, some Interior residents evacuate due to wildfire.
Petersburg

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Chugach Alaska Corporation says a proposed land exchange would right an old wrong. Plus, Gov. Mike Dunleavy talks energy policy in Fairbanks.
the McDonald Fire

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Hot, dry weather leads to more wildfires. Plus, Anchorage's next mayor taps a homegrown cop to be the city's police chief.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 24, 2024

Proponents of ranked-choice voting defend the measure in court. Plus, lightning and hot temperatures increase wildfire activity.
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.
cats

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.