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Alaska weakens air ambulance membership plan regulations - KTUU.com

Alaska weakens air ambulance membership plan regulations  KTUU.com

Alaska health insurance officials have announced the state's plan to weaken air ambulance membership plan regulations.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 8:48 pm


Mummy squirrel tells of a different Alaska 20,000 years ago - Anchorage Daily News

Mummy squirrel tells of a different Alaska 20,000 years ago  Anchorage Daily News

One fall day in Interior Alaska, a lion stalked a ground squirrel that stood at attention on a hillside. The squirrel noticed bending blades of grass, squeaked an ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 7:28 pm


Alaska Airlines accused of abandoning 13-year-old headed to Spokane at SFO - KOMO News

Alaska Airlines accused of abandoning 13-year-old headed to Spokane at SFO  KOMO News

A Fayetteville, N. C. man and his wife are furious with Alaska Airlines after they claim the airline deserted their unaccompanied 13-year-old daughter during her ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:24 pm


51 homes, 3 businesses lost in wildfire Alaska - Yahoo News

51 homes, 3 businesses lost in wildfire Alaska  Yahoo News

A wildfire burning north of Anchorage, Alaska, destroyed 51 homes and three businesses, Alaskan officials said Friday.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 2:55 pm


Why Is Alaska Air (ALK) Down 9.3% Since Last Earnings Report? - Yahoo Finance

Why Is Alaska Air (ALK) Down 9.3% Since Last Earnings Report?  Yahoo Finance

It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Alaska Air Group (ALK). Shares have lost about 9.3% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:31 pm


Ambler Road project analysis open for public comment - Must Read Alaska

Ambler Road project analysis open for public comment  Must Read Alaska

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Ambler Mining District industrial access road is available today on the Bureau of Land Management ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 6:01 am


EPA gets it right for Alaska with return to rule of law - Must Read Alaska

EPA gets it right for Alaska with return to rule of law  Must Read Alaska

By TOM COLLIER PEBBLE PARTNERSHIP. The Los Angeles Times recently published an inflammatory and inaccurate perspective about the Pebble Project.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:24 am


Roanoke County soldier killed in Alaska, remembered for football and character - WSLS 10

Roanoke County soldier killed in Alaska, remembered for football and character  WSLS 10

The Glenvar High School Community is grieving alongside a family native to Roanoke County for the loss of their 26-year-old son, teammate and friend after a ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 4:36 am


51 homes, 3 businesses lost in Alaska wildfire - ABC News

51 homes, 3 businesses lost in Alaska wildfire  ABC News

A wildfire burning north of Anchorage, Alaska, has destroyed 51 homes and three businesses, officials said Friday. Another 84 buildings between the ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 2:54 am


ConocoPhillips' next big oil project in Alaska takes another step forward - KTOO

ConocoPhillips' next big oil project in Alaska takes another step forward  KTOO

The company hopes to construct a new oil processing facility, up to five drill sites, about 40 miles of permanent roads, a gravel mine and hundreds of miles of ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 2:42 am


Alaska State Fair and Parade is 'recall' battleground - Must Read Alaska

Alaska State Fair and Parade is 'recall' battleground  Must Read Alaska

TRYING TO REVERSE THE RESULTS OF THE ELECTION IN THE HEART OF DUNLEAVY COUNTRY. The Recall Dunleavy group will be out and about on ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:18 am


Plan to improve Alaska based missiles canceled by Pentagon - webcenter11

Plan to improve Alaska based missiles canceled by Pentagon  webcenter11

Alaska's members of Congress have said they plan to look into a Pentagon decision to cancel a project to improve Alaska-based missiles.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:17 am


Alaska Life Hack: How to make a hornet trap - Must Read Alaska

Alaska Life Hack: How to make a hornet trap  Must Read Alaska

Hornets and yellow jackets are out in force right now and Alaskans are complaining about being dive-bombed and stung by the aggressive winged creatures ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:02 am


Alaska Railroad cancels service to State Fair - KTUU.com

Alaska Railroad cancels service to State Fair  KTUU.com

The decision was made due to overburdened compliance resources after flooding, rockslides and fires.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:23 pm


Alaska salmon deaths blamed on record high temperatures - Anchorage Daily News

Alaska salmon deaths blamed on record high temperatures  Anchorage Daily News

Dead salmon have shown up in river systems throughout Alaska, and the mortalities are probably connected to warm water or low river water levels, said a Fish ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:44 pm


Experts: Heat and drought, not spruce beetles or leaf miners, turned Alaska forests into kindling - KTOO

Experts: Heat and drought, not spruce beetles or leaf miners, turned Alaska forests into kindling  KTOO

There are more insects in the forest than other years, but experts say climate is the biggest factor for fires.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:39 pm


National humanities chair makes point to visit rural Alaska, including Hoonah - Juneau Empire

National humanities chair makes point to visit rural Alaska, including Hoonah  Juneau Empire

Growing up in the Southeastern United States partly explains why National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jon Parrish Peede is in Southeast Alaska.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:00 pm


Indigenous knowledge from Alaska shaping children's TV today - IndianCountryToday.com - News Maven

Indigenous knowledge from Alaska shaping children's TV today - IndianCountryToday.com  News Maven

Molly of Denali can break trail for other educational programs that intentionally build in more authenticity and local Indigenous forms of knowledge says Dewey ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:48 pm


Once vetoed by Dunleavy, funding for Alaska's arts council is back in the budget - Alaska Public Media News

Once vetoed by Dunleavy, funding for Alaska's arts council is back in the budget  Alaska Public Media News

When Gov. Mike Dunleavy signed the state's final operating budget earlier this week, he repeated his earlier vetoes for many state programs and agencies.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:47 pm


51 homes burned from McKinley fire, 3 businesses, 80 outbuildings - Alaska Public Media News

51 homes burned from McKinley fire, 3 businesses, 80 outbuildings  Alaska Public Media News

Officials dealing with the McKinley fire burning between Willow and Talkeetna released an assessment Friday of damage since the blaze ignited last weekend.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:42 pm


Red Cross of Alaska to consolidate the emergency shelter at the Upper Susitna Senior Center - KTUU.com

Red Cross of Alaska to consolidate the emergency shelter at the Upper Susitna Senior Center  KTUU.com

The Red Cross of Alaska is transitioning all overnight shelter services to the Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center as it starts consolidating the emergency ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 6:00 pm


Alaska Airlines loses 13-year-old girl, father says - KIRO Seattle

Alaska Airlines loses 13-year-old girl, father says  KIRO Seattle

A Fayetteville man said his 13-year-old daughter was left alone, crying at an airport in San Francisco, WTVD reports.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:48 pm


7 clergy members named in Alaska sexual misconduct review - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

7 clergy members named in Alaska sexual misconduct review  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

An independent review has found credible accusations of past sexual misconduct against seven clergy members of an Alaska Catholic diocese, including a ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:04 pm


6 Things to Know About Alaska Airlines Lounges - NerdWallet

6 Things to Know About Alaska Airlines Lounges  NerdWallet

From printed pancakes to low-cost day passes, Alaska Lounges are a great option for your next adventure if you fly through these five airports.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:42 pm


Alaskan Expeditions Are the Latest Luxury Travel - TownandCountrymag.com

Alaskan Expeditions Are the Latest Luxury Travel  TownandCountrymag.com

Leave your passport at home for the kind of luxury travel experience usually reserved for African safaris and ski vacations in the Alps.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:00 pm


Alaska Airlines loses 13-year-old daughter, Fayetteville father says - WSOC Charlotte

Alaska Airlines loses 13-year-old daughter, Fayetteville father says  WSOC Charlotte

A Fayetteville father said his 13-year-old daughter was left alone, crying at an airport in San Francisco, WTVD reports.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:56 pm


Warm and drought-dry conditions in Southcentral, Alaska - KTUU.com

Warm and drought-dry conditions in Southcentral, Alaska  KTUU.com

Smoke still lingering in the southcentral region, warm and dry into the weekend.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:21 am


'There is no silver lining': why Alaska fires are a glimpse of our climate future - The Guardian

'There is no silver lining': why Alaska fires are a glimpse of our climate future  The Guardian

For residents of Anchorage, July's wildfire and unprecedented temperatures plus the current McKinley Fire confirm that global heating has changed life forever.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:00 am


The Alaska Stalker - August 22, 2019 - Alaska Landmine

The Alaska Stalker - August 22, 2019  Alaska Landmine

Make it so, fam. ***. The big news this week on the interwebs was CNN's Chris Cillizza writing how buying Alaska “didn't work out so well” in a response to ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:42 am


Upset Fayetteville family says Alaska Airlines lost 13-year-old daughter - WTVD-TV

Upset Fayetteville family says Alaska Airlines lost 13-year-old daughter  WTVD-TV

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A flight from RDU took a chaotic turn for a 13-year-old girl. Her father said he got a call from a stranger who said his daughter ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:28 am


Alaska rolls back air ambulance 'membership plan' regulations - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska rolls back air ambulance 'membership plan' regulations  Alaska Public Media News

Alaska is taking a step back from regulating the membership plans marketed by air ambulance providers. State regulators say it'll cut unnecessary red tape.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:15 am


7 Alaska clergy members named in Catholic church review of sexual misconduct allegations - Anchorage Daily News

7 Alaska clergy members named in Catholic church review of sexual misconduct allegations  Anchorage Daily News

An independent review has found credible accusations of past sexual misconduct against seven clergy members of an Alaska Catholic diocese, including a ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:07 am


Trump's path to 'energy dominance' in Alaska has a key opponent: Lawyers - KTOO

Trump's path to 'energy dominance' in Alaska has a key opponent: Lawyers  KTOO

Not long after Trump took office, former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke famously proclaimed "the only path for energy dominance is a path through the great state ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:04 am


Southcentral Alaska wildfire updates: Calmer winds aid firefighters, but evacuation notices remain in place - Anchorage Daily News

Southcentral Alaska wildfire updates: Calmer winds aid firefighters, but evacuation notices remain in place  Anchorage Daily News

Calmer winds and reinforcements from out of state have helped firefighting crews get a better handle on wildfires blazing around Southcentral Alaska in recent ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 11:53 pm


Renewable energy in Alaska - Alaska Public Media News

Renewable energy in Alaska  Alaska Public Media News

From hydropower to solar energy, renewable and alternative energy projects are taking root statewide. What are the challenges -- and emerging opportunities ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 10:11 pm


Review: 7 clergy members named in Alaska misconduct review - KTUU.com

Review: 7 clergy members named in Alaska misconduct review  KTUU.com

Catholic church officials say an independent review has found credible accusations of past sexual misconduct against seven clergy members of an Alaska ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 7:16 pm


In Alaska, a summer of extreme weather continues - Washington Post

In Alaska, a summer of extreme weather continues  Washington Post

Alaska is having a rough summer. Following a July that was Alaska's hottest month on record, erratic and unusual precipitation totals have caused downpours in ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 2:58 pm


Alaska's Kenai Peninsula experiencing drought conditions - KTUU.com

Alaska's Kenai Peninsula experiencing drought conditions  KTUU.com

Alaska's Kenai Peninsula has gone without rain for more than three weeks, although experts say some precipitation could arrive in the coming weekend.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 2:19 pm


Army Alaska soldier dies after motorcycle crash - ArmyTimes.com

Army Alaska soldier dies after motorcycle crash  ArmyTimes.com

An Army Alaska soldier died Wednesday from injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident over the weekend. Sgt. Timothy Scott Woods II was ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 2:02 pm


Governor dismisses Chair of Alaska Railroad Corporation Board of Directors - KTUU.com

Governor dismisses Chair of Alaska Railroad Corporation Board of Directors  KTUU.com

Jon Cook was a member of the Alaska Railroad's board of directors for 10 years. He was the chairman of the board for a while until Governor Dunleavy ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 1:40 pm


Records: 4 Alaska lawmakers claim maximum retroactive allowance - Anchorage Daily News

Records: 4 Alaska lawmakers claim maximum retroactive allowance  Anchorage Daily News

JUNEAU — Four Alaska lawmakers received the maximum allowable daily allowances for the time between the end of the drawn-out regular session in May and ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 12:00 am


One-two punch: Planned Parenthood in Alaska loses state and federal funding - Kenai Peninsula Online

One-two punch: Planned Parenthood in Alaska loses state and federal funding  Kenai Peninsula Online

On Monday, as Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced cuts to the state budget, including $50 million for Medicaid, Planned Parenthood affiliates nationwide decided to ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:10 pm


McKinley Fire in Alaska threatens more than 1,000 structures as wildfires rage in a dozen states - CNN

McKinley Fire in Alaska threatens more than 1,000 structures as wildfires rage in a dozen states  CNN

The McKinley Fire in Alaska has spread across more than 4300 acres, while other fires rage across 12 states.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:47 pm


Arts Advocates Help Restore Funding to Alaska's Arts Agency - Hyperallergic

Arts Advocates Help Restore Funding to Alaska's Arts Agency  Hyperallergic

Following statewide outcry, in an emergency special session of the Alaska state legislature, representatives restored full funding to the state's arts agency in a ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:46 pm


Why did hundreds of salmon suddenly die in Alaska? - FRANCE 24

Why did hundreds of salmon suddenly die in Alaska?  FRANCE 24

Follow international news through our Observers' amateur images and eyewitness testimony. All the *content* is verified and explained by our journalists.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:21 pm


Alaskan Joe Balash, a Trump administration leader on ANWR drilling, is leaving the Interior Department - Anchorage Daily News

Alaskan Joe Balash, a Trump administration leader on ANWR drilling, is leaving the Interior Department  Anchorage Daily News

Joe Balash, an Alaskan with a key role in efforts to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, is leaving his post as an assistant secretary at the Interior ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:50 pm


Man finds a 50-year-old message in a bottle in Alaska - ABC News

Man finds a 50-year-old message in a bottle in Alaska  ABC News

"Heartfelt greetings!" the note began. Tyler Ivanoff found the surprise of a lifetime in a bottle on the shores of western Alaska earlier this month. While gathering ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:08 pm


University of Alaska Ends Financial Exigency - Inside Higher Ed

University of Alaska Ends Financial Exigency  Inside Higher Ed

The Board of Regents of the University of Alaska system voted Tuesday to end the declaration of financial exigency that it adopted last month, Alaska Public ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:08 am


Furie Operating Alaska files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection - KTUU.com

Furie Operating Alaska files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection  KTUU.com

Natural gas company Furie Operating Alaska filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Aug. 8, citing production challenges as well as unpaid tax credits from the state ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska Railroad adjusts course to deal with effects of Valley wildfires - KTUU.com

Alaska Railroad adjusts course to deal with effects of Valley wildfires  KTUU.com

The Alaska Railroad had to stop some of its services Monday through wildfire areas just north of Anchorage due to safety concerns and threats of the fire to the ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:26 am


Alaska's Daishen Nix commits to UCLA - KTUU.com

Alaska's Daishen Nix commits to UCLA  KTUU.com

The nation's top rated high school point guard Daishen Nix committed to play basketball at UCLA. The five star point guard was raised in Anchorage.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:53 am


Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:35 am


About 2.5 Million Acres in Alaska Have Burned. The State's Wildfire Seasons Are Getting Worse, Experts Say - TIME

About 2.5 Million Acres in Alaska Have Burned. The State's Wildfire Seasons Are Getting Worse, Experts Say  TIME

Wildfires are a normal part of life in Alaskan forests. While the state is experiencing an “extreme” fire season this year, with over 2.5 million acres burned, the size ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:28 am


Alaskan Joe Balash resigns as assistant secretary of Interior - Alaska Public Media News

Alaskan Joe Balash resigns as assistant secretary of Interior  Alaska Public Media News

Assistant Interior Secretary Joe Balash, one of the highest placed Alaskans in the Trump administration, has resigned. His boss, Interior Secretary David ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:01 am


Wildfire roundup: Here’s the latest on Southcentral Alaska blazes - Anchorage Daily News

Wildfire roundup: Here’s the latest on Southcentral Alaska blazes  Anchorage Daily News

Several wildfires continued to burn Tuesday in Southcentral Alaska, casting a blanket of smoke over Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 9:53 pm


Alaska Regents Vote to Terminate Exigency Declaration - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Alaska Regents Vote to Terminate Exigency Declaration  The Chronicle of Higher Education

The University of Alaska Board of Regents voted unanimously on Tuesday to terminate its declaration of financial exigency. The motion is effective August 19, ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 9:24 pm


Alaska governor signs sharp Medicaid cuts as hospitals sue - ModernHealthcare.com

Alaska governor signs sharp Medicaid cuts as hospitals sue  ModernHealthcare.com

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's cuts, combined with a prior legislative cut, will shrink state Medicaid spending by 22%.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 8:14 pm


Here it comes: Snow advisory issued for eastern Interior Alaska - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Here it comes: Snow advisory issued for eastern Interior Alaska  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Frost was reported in low-lying areas overnight in the Fairbanks area this morning, while Tok and other communities to the east had temperatures in the 20s ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 5:41 pm


Kayakers Shoot Dramatic Video of Alaska Glacier Collapse - TIME

Kayakers Shoot Dramatic Video of Alaska Glacier Collapse  TIME

See dramatic footage from kayakers caught up in an Alaskan glacier collapse.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 12:36 pm


Opinion | Harvesting Irony in Alaska - The New York Times

Opinion | Harvesting Irony in Alaska  The New York Times

Global warming, budget cuts and musical instruments carved from ancient trees: A summer in Sitka is an exercise in extremes.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 10:00 am


Video: Alaska calls for reinforcements from Lower 48 to contain Southcentral wildfires - KTUU.com

Video: Alaska calls for reinforcements from Lower 48 to contain Southcentral wildfires  KTUU.com

The Alaska Division of Forestry has called in over 200 firefighters from Washington to help contain multiple wildfires raging across Southcentral.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 8:42 am


Video Shows Kayakers Get up Close With Collapsing Alaska Glacier - KTLA Los Angeles

Video Shows Kayakers Get up Close With Collapsing Alaska Glacier  KTLA Los Angeles

Andrew Hooper's wife had warned him about getting too close to an Alaska glacier. She wasn't pleased, he said, when he returned from a kayaking trip earlier ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 4:07 am


Alaska's Planned Parenthood chapter withdraws from federal family planning program - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska's Planned Parenthood chapter withdraws from federal family planning program  Alaska Public Media News

Alaska's chapter of Planned Parenthood announced Monday that it will leave a federal program that provides funding for family planning services to patients ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 1:59 am


Alaska wildfire season continues with new fires, hot weather - WTOP

Alaska wildfire season continues with new fires, hot weather  WTOP

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's wildfire season usually ends well before mid-August but persistent hot, dry weather has contributed to the start of new ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 11:30 pm


Video: Outdoor Alaska: Fishing in Council - KTUU.com

Video: Outdoor Alaska: Fishing in Council  KTUU.com

Everybody in Alaska has their favorite fishing holes, and for folks in Nome thats Council. This week on Outdoor Alaska, Patrick Enslow checks out the Silver ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 9:17 pm


GRAPHIC: Alaska's record heat a killer for some salmon, researchers say - KTUU.com

GRAPHIC: Alaska's record heat a killer for some salmon, researchers say  KTUU.com

Researchers on a river expedition last month found more than 800 dead chum salmon.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 3:53 pm


Before Trump's Greenland offer, the US bought Alaska from Russia - Quartz

Before Trump's Greenland offer, the US bought Alaska from Russia  Quartz

The US bought Alaska from Russia in 1867 for $7.2 million, or $125 million in 2019 dollars.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 3:10 pm


Russian Sailor's Message In A Bottle Washes Up In Alaska - NPR

Russian Sailor's Message In A Bottle Washes Up In Alaska  NPR

Tyler Ivanoff was gathering firewood in Alaska when he found a Russian sailor's letter written more than 50 years ago during the Cold War, KTUU-TV reports.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 10:58 am


Trump’s interest in buying Greenland is being mocked. So was the purchase of Alaska. - Washington Post

Trump’s interest in buying Greenland is being mocked. So was the purchase of Alaska.  Washington Post

“We are open for business, but we're not for sale.” That was the message from Greenland's government after news leaked that President Trump is interested in ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaskan Man Discovers 50-Year-Old Russian Message in a Bottle - TIME

Alaskan Man Discovers 50-Year-Old Russian Message in a Bottle  TIME

A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska.

Published on 18 August 2019 | 6:42 pm


Alaska becomes target for GOP's infamous budget mercenary - Salon

Alaska becomes target for GOP's infamous budget mercenary  Salon

The University of Alaska system's 2020 budget has been cut by 41 percent.

Published on 18 August 2019 | 3:29 pm


Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations - USA TODAY

Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations  USA TODAY

Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska's George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 8:37 am


Power largely restored in Anchorage after wind causes outages across Southcentral Alaska - Anchorage Daily News

Power largely restored in Anchorage after wind causes outages across Southcentral Alaska  Anchorage Daily News

Multiple power outages affecting more than 4,000 people were reported across Southcentral Alaska on Saturday morning, including a large outage in East ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 11:27 pm


For Alaska Salmon, This Year Is Brutal - Newser

For Alaska Salmon, This Year Is Brutal  Newser

An extraordinary heat wave has proved fatal for thousands of Alaska salmon this summer, CNN reports. Alerted by locals, scientists traveled along the Koyukuk ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 9:15 pm


When biologists stocked a deer-heavy Southeast Alaska island with wolves - Anchorage Daily News

When biologists stocked a deer-heavy Southeast Alaska island with wolves  Anchorage Daily News

Alaska had been a state for one year in 1960 when its Department of Fish and Game conducted a wolf-planting experiment on Coronation Island in Southeast ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 8:37 pm


Alaska records its warmest month ever; future records likely - Los Angeles Times

Alaska records its warmest month ever; future records likely  Los Angeles Times

Alaska has been America's canary in the coal mine for climate warming, and the yellow bird is swooning. July was Alaska's warmest month ever, according to ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 5:09 pm


Alaskan village looks to replace fossil fuels with water power - Los Angeles Times

Alaskan village looks to replace fossil fuels with water power  Los Angeles Times

Residents of Igiugig, a Native village far from roads and off the grid, have tried for years to wean themselves off the diesel that fuels their electrical system.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 1:00 pm


Why some Alaskan salmon are dying off - CNN

Why some Alaskan salmon are dying off  CNN

CNN's Allison Chinchar discusses the latest heat wave in Alaska and its impact on several varieties of Alaskan salmon.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 11:19 am


Alaska Railroad north of Denali closed - KTUU.com

Alaska Railroad north of Denali closed  KTUU.com

A section of the Alaska Railroad is shut down north of Denali Park due to the failure of a retaining wall, the railroad said Friday night.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 6:45 am


An Alaskan Women’s Shelter Is Sued for Turning Away a ‘Man in a Nightgown’ - National Review

An Alaskan Women’s Shelter Is Sued for Turning Away a ‘Man in a Nightgown’  National Review

The municipality of Anchorage goes after the Hope Center for acting in the best interests of the women it serves.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 9:07 pm


More freak weather comes to Alaska, which has had an unprecedented summer - Washington Post

More freak weather comes to Alaska, which has had an unprecedented summer  Washington Post

Alaska has seen its warmest summer on record, and every aspect of the state's environment is impacted, from the southeastern temperate forests to the ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 2:49 pm


CNN corrects article criticizing purchase of Alaska in Greenland debate - Washington Examiner

CNN corrects article criticizing purchase of Alaska in Greenland debate  Washington Examiner

CNN stated that the 1867 purchase of Alaska by the United States "didn't work out so well" in an analysis article outlining potential problems if the U.S. pursued ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska Stalker - best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape and political gossip - Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Stalker - best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape and political gossip  Anchorage Daily News

Welcome to this week's edition of the Alaska Stalker, a lighthearted roundup of the best and worst of Alaska's social media landscape and political gossip.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Zac Brown loses bid to stop public access along Alaska estate - Fox News

Zac Brown loses bid to stop public access along Alaska estate  Fox News

Country musician Zac Brown has lost a bid to limit snoopers on his private property in Alaska, the latest case where the desires of the wealthy or celebrity for ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 11:21 am


Warm waters across Alaska cause salmon die-offs - Juneau Empire

Warm waters across Alaska cause salmon die-offs  Juneau Empire

From the Koyukuk River, to the Kuskokwim, to Norton Sound, to Bristol Bay's Igushik River, unusually warm temperatures across Alaska this summer led to ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 11:00 am


Alaska's Governor Is Sabotaging a Crucial Tool in the Fight Against Climate Change | Opinion - Newsweek

Alaska's Governor Is Sabotaging a Crucial Tool in the Fight Against Climate Change | Opinion  Newsweek

The unprecedented spate of superstorms, heat waves, wildfires and floods we've seen in recent summers bear the fingerprint of human-caused climate change.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska's summer heatwave - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska's summer heatwave  Alaska Public Media News

How has this summer affected marine mammal, fish and seabird populations? And what does the hot weather mean for the state as Alaskans adapt to the reality ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Fairbanks City Council OKs application for Alaska's first cannabis shop with onsite-consumption area - Alaska Public Media News

Fairbanks City Council OKs application for Alaska's first cannabis shop with onsite-consumption area  Alaska Public Media News

The Fairbanks City Council voted Monday to support a cannabis entrepreneur's bid to open Alaska's first on-site marijuana consumption facility. But the ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Leaving Alaska: Thousands migrate for a strong Lower 48 economy - KTUU.com

Leaving Alaska: Thousands migrate for a strong Lower 48 economy  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) According to a study from the Alaska Department of Labor, when the economy is strong in the Lower 48 and unemployment is low, more ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 5:00 am


The University Of Alaska Avoids The Worst As Governor Shows How Not To Govern - Forbes

The University Of Alaska Avoids The Worst As Governor Shows How Not To Govern  Forbes

On Tuesday Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy unveiled a new budget plan for the University of Alaska (UA), reversing course from his controversial plan to slash ...

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Policy decisions of Alaska Chamber of Commerce draw criticism from coastal members - Anchorage Daily News

Policy decisions of Alaska Chamber of Commerce draw criticism from coastal members  Anchorage Daily News

Fish Factor: In a canvassing of nearly 25 members and trade groups, not one said they were aware of Chamber policy positions, nor were they queried.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska vs. the Lower 48 - Juneau Empire

Alaska vs. the Lower 48  Juneau Empire

It's been 14 years since I moved as far from home as possible without having to exchange currency or mess around with power adapters. So I often take for ...

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska’s northern wheatears are about to embark on a remarkable journey - Anchorage Daily News

Alaska’s northern wheatears are about to embark on a remarkable journey  Anchorage Daily News

Their trip of 9000 miles — perhaps the longest migration of any songbird — will take three months, until they stop for winter in eastern Africa.

Published on 10 August 2019 | 7:00 am


EPA dropped salmon protection after Trump met with Alaska governor - CNN

EPA dropped salmon protection after Trump met with Alaska governor  CNN

The Environmental Protection Agency told staff scientists that it was no longer opposing a controversial Alaska mining project that could devastate one of the ...

Published on 9 August 2019 | 7:00 am


‘It’s gonna kill this community’: A tiny Alaska town and others in the state brace as governor guts budget - The Seattle Times

‘It’s gonna kill this community’: A tiny Alaska town and others in the state brace as governor guts budget  The Seattle Times

In Alaska, the fishing town of Cordova is afraid that cuts to the state ferry system will eliminate their highway to the outside world. That's just one example of what.

Published on 9 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska's hottest month portends transformation into 'unfrozen state' - Reuters

Alaska's hottest month portends transformation into 'unfrozen state'  Reuters

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - July 2019 now stands as Alaska's hottest month on record, the latest benchmark in a long-term warming trend with ominous ...

Published on 9 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 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 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Confused about Alaska's budget? You're not alone. Here are 10 things to know. - Alaska Public Media News

Confused about Alaska's budget? You're not alone. Here are 10 things to know.  Alaska Public Media News

Between budgets passing and parts being vetoed, the reverse sweep and a divided Legislature, it can be a confusing time. But there are some essential facts ...

Published on 1 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska’s sweltering summer is ‘basically off the charts’ - The Washington Post

Alaska’s sweltering summer is ‘basically off the charts’  The Washington Post

Record heat, sweeping wildfires, shrinking sea ice: Residents in the Last Frontier are grappling with unprecedented changes.

Published on 31 July 2019 | 7:00 am


University Of Alaska Brouhaha: The Governor Has A Point - Forbes

University Of Alaska Brouhaha: The Governor Has A Point  Forbes

Governor Mike Dunleavy of Alaska caused quite a stir in American higher education when he used his line item budget power to reduce the appropriation of the ...

Published on 29 July 2019 | 7:00 am








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