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How is Medicaid used in Alaska? Test your knowledge - Anchorage Daily News

How is Medicaid used in Alaska? Test your knowledge  Anchorage Daily News

SPONSORED: If you think you know what Medicaid looks like in Alaska, it might be time to think again. Learn more about the program's impact, then put your ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 10:00 am


Alaska Legislature rejects Gov. Dunleavy's bid for marijuana control board - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska Legislature rejects Gov. Dunleavy's bid for marijuana control board  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Last week, the Alaska Legislature rejected Gov. Mike Dunleavy's nomination of former Fairbanks City Councilwoman Vivian Stiver to the state's Marijuana ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Alaska troopers to wear jeans, promoting sexual assault awareness - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska troopers to wear jeans, promoting sexual assault awareness  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska State Troopers are swapping their blue uniform pants for blue jeans today to raise awareness about sexual assault.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Senate Finance makes choice observations of House budget - Must Read Alaska

Senate Finance makes choice observations of House budget  Must Read Alaska

Must Read Alaska curated a few of the comments from senators on the Finance Committee as they discussed the House's version of the operating budget today, ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:55 am


MRAK Almanac: Spring is in the air? - Must Read Alaska

MRAK Almanac: Spring is in the air?  Must Read Alaska

This is snow time for Spring: Anchorage had measurable snow on Tuesday for the 7th day in a row, smashing the previous record of March 31-April 8, 1956, ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 5:55 am


Alaska State Troopers Release Most Wanted List - webcenter11

Alaska State Troopers Release Most Wanted List  webcenter11

The Alaska State Troopers have released a list of the most wanted criminals in the Fairbanks area. In no particular order, they are as follows:

Published on 24 April 2019 | 4:14 am


Alaska native corporation settles lawsuit with whistleblower - Raleigh News & Observer

Alaska native corporation settles lawsuit with whistleblower  Raleigh News & Observer

Alaska Native corporation settles civil lawsuit filed by former employee who says company abused a federal program.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 4:10 am


Fairbanks Officials Allow Use of Marijuana at Certain Stores - U.S. News & World Report

Fairbanks Officials Allow Use of Marijuana at Certain Stores  U.S. News & World Report

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The city of Fairbanks will allow people to recreationally use marijuana inside the authorized stores where they buy it.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 4:10 am


State ends Wellpath contract to run psychiatric institute, could open up contract for bids - Alaska Public Media News

State ends Wellpath contract to run psychiatric institute, could open up contract for bids  Alaska Public Media News

The Alaska state government has changed its plans for the Alaska Psychiatric Institute.  . Wellpath will not operate API under a controversial no-bid ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:21 am


Declined for Alaska Board of Fisheries, Karl Johnstone says Legislature made a mistake - Anchorage Daily News

Declined for Alaska Board of Fisheries, Karl Johnstone says Legislature made a mistake  Anchorage Daily News

Johnstone flatly denies an accusation made in front of a joint session of the Legislature.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:19 am


Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 23, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:02 am


As Capitol reporters dwindle, Alaska lawmakers grapple with rise of political blogs - KTOO

As Capitol reporters dwindle, Alaska lawmakers grapple with rise of political blogs  KTOO

The newest member of the Alaska Capitol press corps isn't your average reporter. But he's one of a growing number of political bloggers who are trying to fill in ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:00 am


S2 E1: Fueling Change - Oil Extraction in Alaska and California | Earth Focus - Link TV

S2 E1: Fueling Change - Oil Extraction in Alaska and California | Earth Focus  Link TV

The global demand for oil and gas has long-lasting impacts on the communities that supply it. In Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, powerful native ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 1:08 am


Future of Northwest E-Recycler Unclear After Fraud Sentences - U.S. News & World Report

Future of Northwest E-Recycler Unclear After Fraud Sentences  U.S. News & World Report

SEATTLE (AP) — The future of one of the Northwest's largest electronics recyclers is uncertain after a judge sentenced its two founders to more than two years in ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 1:05 am


Alaska Zoo polar bear gifted giant, plastic pickle - KTVA

Alaska Zoo polar bear gifted giant, plastic pickle  KTVA

What do you get one of the Arctic's giants as a welcome gift? Finding the answer can be a real pickle.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:39 am


Juneau students on exchange get a taste of life in Western Alaska - KTOO

Juneau students on exchange get a taste of life in Western Alaska  KTOO

Juneau middle schoolers traveled to Western Alaska last month as part of a sister school exchange that aims to bridge the gap between urban and rural Alaska.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:14 am


Travel Tuesday: How Alaska's national parks influenced transport - KTVA

Travel Tuesday: How Alaska's national parks influenced transport  KTVA

As part of National Park Week this April, the National Park *Service* is celebrating "Transportation Tuesday" by remembering the role Alaska's national parks have ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:38 pm


Alaska Congressional Delegation Welcomes Progress on Icebreaker | News - Anchorage Press

Alaska Congressional Delegation Welcomes Progress on Icebreaker | News  Anchorage Press

U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young, all R-Alaska, today welcomed the announcement from the Department of Defense ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:17 pm


As part of Dunleavy administration directive, ADF&G considered selling its hatcheries - Alaska Public Media News

As part of Dunleavy administration directive, ADF&G considered selling its hatcheries  Alaska Public Media News

When Gov. Mike Dunleavy unveiled his budget proposal back in February, he also issued a directive asking departments to seek out state-owned properties that ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:02 pm


10 years anniversary: Ted Stevens still exonerated - Must Read Alaska

10 years anniversary: Ted Stevens still exonerated  Must Read Alaska

It was 10 years ago this month that Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens walked out of court smiling — and vindicated: The corruption charges were thrown out. Rather than ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:30 pm


Cruise industry responds to community concerns about environmental impacts - Alaska Public Media News

Cruise industry responds to community concerns about environmental impacts  Alaska Public Media News

Last summer, Juneau saw a spike in the number of complaints made to state regulators about cruise ship emissions.  . With another cruise season ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:23 pm


9 Coast Guardsmen face drug charges in Alaska - NavyTimes.com

9 Coast Guardsmen face drug charges in Alaska  NavyTimes.com

Nine Coast Guard *service* members face criminal drug charges in Alaska stemming from an internal investigation, according to charging documents.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:45 pm


Red letter day for red pens - Must Read Alaska

Red letter day for red pens  Must Read Alaska

BY ANCHORAGE DAILY PLANET. Those of you who have invested your time, money and red pens to remind lawmakers you want smaller government are ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:27 pm


Fairbanks City Council approves 'cannabis cafes' - Alaska Public Media News

Fairbanks City Council approves 'cannabis cafes'  Alaska Public Media News

The Fairbanks City Council voted Monday to allow consumption of marijuana at authorized cannabis shops in town.  . The council voted 4-to-2 to adopt ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:14 pm


Major issues unresolved in Alaska session's final weeks - KTUU.com

Major issues unresolved in Alaska session's final weeks  KTUU.com

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Major issues heading into this year's legislative session remain unresolved in the session's final weeks, including key pieces of Gov.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:09 pm


2YH: What does measles outbreak mean for Alaska? - KTUU.com

2YH: What does measles outbreak mean for Alaska?  KTUU.com

There's a new alert from the CDC in that more cases of the measles have been reported, but should Alaskans be worried?

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:59 pm


Indian Country Today editor discusses TV expansion, search for Alaska reporter - KNBA

Indian Country Today editor discusses TV expansion, search for Alaska reporter  KNBA

Veteran journalist Mark Trahant started working in radio broadcasting as a teenager. Forty-some years later he's now leading Indian Country Today , a.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:05 pm


Alaska Senate moves toward fully funded school bond debt reimbursement - Kodiak Daily Mirror

Alaska Senate moves toward fully funded school bond debt reimbursement  Kodiak Daily Mirror

The Alaska Senate Finance Committee adopted its substitute to the House's operating budget Monday afternoon with a few significant changes, one of which is ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 2:24 pm


State revises contract for Alaska psychiatric hospital - Juneau Empire

State revises contract for Alaska psychiatric hospital  Juneau Empire

The state plans to seek bids for the long-term operation of the Alaska Psychiatric Institute. State health commissioner Adam Crum said an agreement was ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:00 pm


Health commissioner says Alaska isn't seeking a Medicaid grant - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Health commissioner says Alaska isn't seeking a Medicaid grant  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

On March 1, Gov. Mike Dunleavy sent a letter to President Donald Trump in which he said, among other things: “Your Medicaid administrator, Seema Verma, has ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Alaska Is Bracing for This Year’s Supersize Cruise Season - Skift

Alaska Is Bracing for This Year’s Supersize Cruise Season  Skift

Cruise operators go where they see demand, and Alaska has been a hot market for a while now. Will the introduction of more and bigger ships change that ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:45 am


Alaska Air will 'look at' PDX flight request - My Columbia Basin

Alaska Air will 'look at' PDX flight request  My Columbia Basin

WALLA WALLA, Washington – While last week's meeting between the Walla Walla Air Travel Coalition and Alaska Airlines' officials was short, Port of Walla ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:45 am


Alaska first responders train up on urban search and rescue techniques - KTOO

Alaska first responders train up on urban search and rescue techniques  KTOO

A lot of search and rescue situations in Alaska involve someone missing or injured in the wilderness. But in the case of an earthquake or avalanche, first ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:19 pm


How Some Teachers In Alaska Are Tackling The Subject Of Climate Change - NPR

How Some Teachers In Alaska Are Tackling The Subject Of Climate Change  NPR

Parts of Alaska are warming twice as fast as the global average. But teaching about climate change can be tricky in a state with a strong oil and gas industry.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:07 pm


Anchorage School District cancels after-school activities due to slick roads - Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage School District cancels after-school activities due to slick roads  Anchorage Daily News

Another round of snow was hitting Southcentral on Monday amid National Weather *Service* warnings of wintry conditions and winds across Alaska.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:41 pm


The Time the U.S. Government Planned to Nuke Alaska - Mental Floss

The Time the U.S. Government Planned to Nuke Alaska  Mental Floss

In 1958, the Atomic Energy Commission decided to boost fishing commerce in Alaska by detonating a 1-megaton nuclear bomb to create a deep-water harbor.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:30 pm


Alaska woman killed in rollover crash after driving erratically into ditch - KTUU.com

Alaska woman killed in rollover crash after driving erratically into ditch  KTUU.com

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTUU) - A Fairbanks woman was killed this weekend after the vehicle she was driving reportedly careened off the road and rolled into a ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:39 pm


On Earth Day, NASA asks for Alaska's help to #PictureEarth - KTUU.com

On Earth Day, NASA asks for Alaska's help to #PictureEarth  KTUU.com

When most people think of NASA, they think space exploration but much of NASA's work if focused right here on planet Earth. As part of Earth Day celebrations, ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:08 pm


Former Alaska baseball star killed in California accident - Associated Press

Former Alaska baseball star killed in California accident  Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A former Alaska high school baseball star died after being struck by a car in California, police said. Sladen Mohl, 19, died ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:52 pm


In Photos: Evidence of a Legendary Massacre in Alaska - Live Science

In Photos: Evidence of a Legendary Massacre in Alaska  Live Science

Tens of thousands of artifacts and the remains of 28 human bodies reveal details of a massacre in the village of Nunalleq.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:17 am


Alaska's Insanely Warm Spring Is Killing Animals And People - IFLScience

Alaska's Insanely Warm Spring Is Killing Animals And People  IFLScience

People are claiming Attenborough's walrus deaths are faked, but Alaska's conveniently timed record spring is proving him right.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:58 am


Trump's EPA wants to put a toxic mine in pristine Alaska. What could go wrong? - The Guardian

Trump's EPA wants to put a toxic mine in pristine Alaska. What could go wrong?  The Guardian

Pebble Mine is just the latest story of greedy men exploiting nature for profit, and leaving us with the nasty side-effects.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:00 am


Musical group tours through Alaska to share a dying man's musical dream - KTUU.com

Musical group tours through Alaska to share a dying man's musical dream  KTUU.com

A heartwarming story that is quickly becoming a national sensation shared its positive notes right here in Alaska.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:04 am


Alaska's in The Middle of a Record-Breaking Spring Melt, And It's Killing People - ScienceAlert

Alaska's in The Middle of a Record-Breaking Spring Melt, And It's Killing People  ScienceAlert

Bryan Thomas doesn't want any more "wishy-washy conversations about climate change." For four years, he has served as station chief of the Barrow ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:13 am


4 small earthquakes hit different parts of Alaska - Fox News

4 small earthquakes hit different parts of Alaska  Fox News

KNIK-FAIRVIEW, Alaska – Four small earthquakes hit different parts of Alaska over the weekend, according to an earthquake monitoring center. At 6:04 p.m. ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:37 am


Marijuana is proving to be a profitable crop for Alaska - KTVA

Marijuana is proving to be a profitable crop for Alaska  KTVA

420, one of the busiest days of the year for the shop, has just passed, but marijuana has proven to be a profitable crop in the state year-round.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 10:34 pm


Ex-Alaska teacher, pastor sentenced for sex abuse of teen - KTUU.com

Ex-Alaska teacher, pastor sentenced for sex abuse of teen  KTUU.com

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) - A former Alaska high school teacher and pastor will be going to prison for sexually abusing a teenage girl at the school, a church and ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 6:45 pm


Alaska Marine Pilots Concerned About Royal Princess' Maneuverability in Alaska - TravelPulse

Alaska Marine Pilots Concerned About Royal Princess' Maneuverability in Alaska  TravelPulse

The Southeast Alaska Pilots Association (SEAPA) is concerned with how well one mega-cruise ship will be able to maneuver the state this season. Marine pilots ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 4:20 pm


Alaska pot shops look ahead to on-site consumption - KTOO

Alaska pot shops look ahead to on-site consumption  KTOO

Alaska is poised to become the first state to regulate cannabis cafes. The state's Marijuana Control Board is now accepting applications for on-site consumption.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 3:15 am


Maine governor approves extradition of accused UAF cold case killer to Alaska - KTOO

Maine governor approves extradition of accused UAF cold case killer to Alaska  KTOO

The governor of Maine has signed a warrant allowing the extradition of a man accused of a rape and murder 26 years ago in Fairbanks.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 3:00 am


It takes a village: Stories from Native Alaska - Al Jazeera America

It takes a village: Stories from Native Alaska  Al Jazeera America

What is it like living in a community that is only accessible by plane and where hunting and fishing are vital for survival? Residents of a remote Alaska Native ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 11:53 am


'I know the attack is coming'—UAA Cybersecurity Club to represent Alaska in national cyber defense competition - KTUU.com

'I know the attack is coming'—UAA Cybersecurity Club to represent Alaska in national cyber defense competition  KTUU.com

Eight members of the UAA Cybersecurity Team are preparing their defenses against a team of elite hackers at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 6:48 am


Anchorage man making Alaska Heart Run after heart surgery - KTVA

Anchorage man making Alaska Heart Run after heart surgery  KTVA

Trevor Worrell, who had surgery on a faulty aortic valve four years ago, will be joining Saturday's annual Alaska Heart Run.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 3:49 am


Alaska DOT considering proposal for Berners Bay ferry terminal - KTOO

Alaska DOT considering proposal for Berners Bay ferry terminal  KTOO

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration is considering a new Juneau ferry terminal 30 miles north of the existing one to accommodate the short range of the ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 3:16 am


Southeast Alaska pilots raise concerns over Royal Princess megaship - KTOO

Southeast Alaska pilots raise concerns over Royal Princess megaship  KTOO

Cruise lines are bringing four megaships to Alaska this season. And Southeast marine pilots have been studying the vessels, modeling how they handle in ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 8:47 pm


One of Alaska’s warmest springs on record is causing a dangerous thaw - The Washington Post

One of Alaska’s warmest springs on record is causing a dangerous thaw  The Washington Post

Climate change is happening faster than it's ever happened before in our record,” said Bryan Thomas, station chief for the United States' northernmost climate ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 11:45 am


Alaska's public investment fund tapped to pay state's oil tax debt obligations in FY2020 budget - KTUU.com

Alaska's public investment fund tapped to pay state's oil tax debt obligations in FY2020 budget  KTUU.com

JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - Gov. Mike Dunleavy proposed using funds from Alaska's public investment fund in his FY2020 budget to pay down the state's $800 ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 5:01 am


The special ingredient inside these new gluten-free noodles? Fish, from Alaska. - KTOO

The special ingredient inside these new gluten-free noodles? Fish, from Alaska.  KTOO

The featured ingredient in these new gluten-free “protein noodles” might surprise you: It's pollock, the unassuming whitefish caught by the millions in the Bering ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:12 am


Alaska soldiers compete in Spartan Crucible Open Combatives Tournament - KTUU.com

Alaska soldiers compete in Spartan Crucible Open Combatives Tournament  KTUU.com

Alaskan soldiers soldiers competed in the Spartan Crucible Combative at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:13 pm


Video: Alaska Sports Hall of Fame 2019: Corey Cogdell-Unrein - KTUU.com

Video: Alaska Sports Hall of Fame 2019: Corey Cogdell-Unrein  KTUU.com

Corey Cogdell Unrein is being inducted into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame class of 2019 for her prowess as a trap shooter.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 10:35 pm


Alaska prepares for parasite invasion - New York Post

Alaska prepares for parasite invasion  New York Post

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Health and wildlife officials are taking steps to prepare for potentially dangerous parasites that could gain a foothold because of ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 8:14 pm


Alaska senators set on King Cove road despite federal ruling - KTUU.com

Alaska senators set on King Cove road despite federal ruling  KTUU.com

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Alaska's senators say they won't give up the fight for King Cove. After a federal judge blocked the Trump Administration's plan to ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 7:00 pm


Tools stolen at home being built for slain Alaska officer's family - KTUU.com

Tools stolen at home being built for slain Alaska officer's family  KTUU.com

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Thieves stole tools from a construction company helping to build a house for the family of a Fairbanks Police Department officer killed ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 4:49 pm


Ravn needs more pilots and they want them from Alaska - KTVA

Ravn needs more pilots and they want them from Alaska  KTVA

UAA and Ravn Air Group are teaming up to give students the opportunity to start working as regional airline pilots while they complete their degrees.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 3:47 pm


Maine governor signs warrant for man in Alaska cold case - KTUU.com

Maine governor signs warrant for man in Alaska cold case  KTUU.com

Maine Gov. Janet Mills has signed a warrant allowing a man wanted in Alaska to face charges there that he sexually assaulted and killed a woman more than ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:28 pm


Labor union sues to block privatization of Alaska Psychiatric Institute - Juneau Empire

Labor union sues to block privatization of Alaska Psychiatric Institute  Juneau Empire

ANCHORAGE — A labor union is suing the Alaska governor's administration to halt the privatization of the state's main psychiatric hospital, officials said.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:00 pm


Video: Alaska Red Cross honors Special Olympics Athlete - KTUU.com

Video: Alaska Red Cross honors Special Olympics Athlete  KTUU.com

Glacier Morrow was recognized as an Adult Good Samaritan Hero for saving his family from a house fire.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 6:46 am


A railroad connecting Alaska and Canada may be on track for development sooner than later - KTUU.com

A railroad connecting Alaska and Canada may be on track for development sooner than later  KTUU.com

A $17 billion project to connect Alaska and Canada by rail may be ready to move forward pending the approval of permits for the cross-border project by the U.S. ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 4:37 am


Legislature rejects controversial marijuana board nominee by one vote - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Legislature rejects controversial marijuana board nominee by one vote  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The Alaska Legislature rejected by a single-vote margin well known anti-cannabis activist Vivian Stiver of Fairbanks to the Alaska Marijuana Control Board ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:50 am


Alaska Sports Hall of Fame: Kodiak boys 2001 state championship upset of East - KTUU.com

Alaska Sports Hall of Fame: Kodiak boys 2001 state championship upset of East  KTUU.com

It's considered one of the greatest games in Alaska high basketball history. The 2001 state championship between Kodiak and East. This championship moment ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 1:32 am


Fishing boat captain facing federal charges for dumping waste in SE Alaska - KTUU.com

Fishing boat captain facing federal charges for dumping waste in SE Alaska  KTUU.com

The Captain of a fishing vessel has been indicted on federal charges of discharging 16000 pounds of a pollutant into Sumner Strait, according to the U.S. ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 8:15 pm


Alaska bank employee stole $4.3 million from an Anchorage bank, almost got away with it - KTUU.com

Alaska bank employee stole $4.3 million from an Anchorage bank, almost got away with it  KTUU.com

A man who stole over $4 million from an Anchorage bank did so by arranging an ice cream social, and chartering a private plane, according to a report filed by ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 7:57 pm


Alaska city and regional group agree to hospital purchase - KTUU.com

Alaska city and regional group agree to hospital purchase  KTUU.com

A city government in Alaska has approved agreements enabling a regional health consortium to take over operation of its community hospital.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 2:09 pm


Alaska students disciplined for school bathroom incident - WRAL.com

Alaska students disciplined for school bathroom incident  WRAL.com

An Alaska school district has expelled a girl after she kicked a boy in the groin when he tried to enter the girls' restroom at a high school, the girl's family said.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 2:01 pm


Is living in Alaska enough to keep teachers long-term? - KTVA

Is living in Alaska enough to keep teachers long-term?  KTVA

With no safety net for retirement and no Social Security benefits, educators face the decision to either continue teaching in Alaska or move on.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 1:56 pm


Research tracking tick increase in Alaska - KTUU.com

Research tracking tick increase in Alaska  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - For the past several years veterinarians have been seeing more and more ticks in Alaska. Now, a grant is allowing collaborative ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Video: Alaska Sports Hall of Fame: Alaska Run for Women - KTUU.com

Video: Alaska Sports Hall of Fame: Alaska Run for Women  KTUU.com

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame is inducting the Alaska Run for Women into the Hall of Fame in 2019 in the even category.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 3:58 am


Two Alaska men killed in double murder, authorities say committed by same man - KTUU.com

Two Alaska men killed in double murder, authorities say committed by same man  KTUU.com

SEWARD, Alaska (KTUU) - Monday afternoon, a report was made of a shooting in Seward. When authorities investigated those fired shots, they found two men ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 3:20 pm


Alaska native language spelling bee runs for record time - KTUU.com

Alaska native language spelling bee runs for record time  KTUU.com

An Alaska native language spelling bee has set a record for the time taken to produce a winner.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 2:22 pm


The Sunday Minefield - April 14, 2019 - Alaska Landmine

The Sunday Minefield - April 14, 2019  Alaska Landmine

If you are lucky enough to be in Southcentral Alaska this weekend, you know how beautiful the weather is. Spring is definitely here! I left the Juneau circus for the ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 12:34 am


Record-early Alaska river thaw follows high winter temperatures - Reuters

Record-early Alaska river thaw follows high winter temperatures  Reuters

Key Alaska rivers that are usually frozen at this time of year are now free-flowing, with record-early thaws following record-high winter and spring temperatures.

Published on 14 April 2019 | 7:00 am


What's up with the Mat-Su, and why is it steering Alaska's politics? - KTOO

What's up with the Mat-Su, and why is it steering Alaska's politics?  KTOO

With the Mat-Su's decades long population boom has come political power -- and the rise of a particular brand of conservatism.

Published on 13 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Lawmaker: Alaska student disciplined after she kneed boy in girls bathroom - KTUU.com

Lawmaker: Alaska student disciplined after she kneed boy in girls bathroom  KTUU.com

Controversy stirred following comments made by an Alaska state legislator, detailing an incident inside a high school bathroom between a girl and a group of ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 11:06 pm


Tusk Luck: Alaska Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Stealing Mammoth Fossil - NPR

Tusk Luck: Alaska Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Stealing Mammoth Fossil  NPR

An Alaska man and his co-conspirator took a fossilized tusk from a Bureau of Land Management museum. Then, they cut it up and sold off the pieces.

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


In Alaska, Shrinking Oil Revenues May Mean Severe Cutbacks To State Ferry System - NPR

In Alaska, Shrinking Oil Revenues May Mean Severe Cutbacks To State Ferry System  NPR

For decades, Alaska has collected enough revenue from the oil industry to run government and pay each resident a cash dividend. Now, with oil revenue ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska Relies on Ice. What Happens When It Can’t Be Trusted? - The New York Times

Alaska Relies on Ice. What Happens When It Can’t Be Trusted?  The New York Times

ANCHORAGE — It's not springtime now in Alaska, it's “break-up” — the end of safe travel on ice. And in an era of climate change, break-up has been coming too ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska budget cuts could close transitional housing program - KTUU.com

Alaska budget cuts could close transitional housing program  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Administrators of a transitional housing program in Anchorage say Gov. Mike Dunleavy's proposed budget cuts could cause the ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:00 am


March Temperatures in Alaska: 20 Degrees Hotter Than Usual - New York Times

March Temperatures in Alaska: 20 Degrees Hotter Than Usual  New York Times

Temperatures soared more than 20 degrees Fahrenheit above the March average in many parts of Alaska, a result of disappearing sea ice and a wobbly jet ...

Published on 9 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 5, 2019 - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 5, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...

Published on 6 April 2019 | 1:58 am


Alaska hold music project with Portugal. The Man put on hold after concerns - KTUU.com

Alaska hold music project with Portugal. The Man put on hold after concerns  KTUU.com

The state has put songs from the Grammy award-winning band Portugal. The Man and four other artists with Alaska ties on hold.

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska’s mountain glaciers: A 10-year story - EarthSky

Alaska’s mountain glaciers: A 10-year story  EarthSky

Glaciers in Alaska are losing ice and contributing to sea level rise. To monitor these changes, a team of researchers has been flying scientific instruments on a ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska's fast ferries are being prepped for sale - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska's fast ferries are being prepped for sale  Alaska Public Media News

The state is moving towards selling off its fast ferries. The FVF Fairweather left its home port of Juneau's Auke Bay on Thursday for the last time. It'll join its sister ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 2:12 am


Aboard Alaska’s endangered ferries, passengers fear a ‘giant step back in time’ - Anchorage Daily News

Aboard Alaska’s endangered ferries, passengers fear a ‘giant step back in time’  Anchorage Daily News

A single trip on the LeConte last week showed how residents have knit the ships into their lives — and how they would adapt if the ferries stopped running.

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Fish funds: Coastal communities fight for Alaska's fish tax - National Fisherman

Fish funds: Coastal communities fight for Alaska's fish tax  National Fisherman

Alaska's coastal communities are not impressed by Gov. Mike Dunleavy's plan to pull millions of dollars in fish taxes from remote coastal towns.

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska’s historically warm March ended with even more records - Washington Post

Alaska’s historically warm March ended with even more records  Washington Post

Alaska just finished one of its most unusually warm Marches ever recorded. In its northern reaches, the March warmth was unprecedented. Part of a rapid and ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska bakes in high temps recorded earlier than ever - KTUU.com

Alaska bakes in high temps recorded earlier than ever  KTUU.com

Communities across the state of Alaska are seeing record-high temperatures earlier in the year than ever.

Published on 31 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska hit 70 degrees the earliest ever, and more record highs are expected - CNN

Alaska hit 70 degrees the earliest ever, and more record highs are expected  CNN

Much of the country will see a dive in temperatures this weekend, but Alaska continues to bake with record highs.

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Judge rejects Trump plan for road in Alaska wildlife refuge - KTUU.com

Judge rejects Trump plan for road in Alaska wildlife refuge  KTUU.com

A federal court judge says Trump administration plans for a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska violates federal law.

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska temperatures expected to soar 40 degrees above normal this weekend - CBS News

Alaska temperatures expected to soar 40 degrees above normal this weekend  CBS News

Weather computer models show the warm streak will last at least another week, if not longer.

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska lawmakers weigh becoming only state to not fund medical education - KTOO

Alaska lawmakers weigh becoming only state to not fund medical education  KTOO

As part of Gov. Mike Dunleavy's budget cuts, Alaska would be the only state that doesn't fund medical education. On Monday, lawmakers weighing the proposal ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 7:00 am








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