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Get news from across Alaska each weekday evening from the stations of the Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN). With a central news room in Anchorage and 25 stations spread across the state, we capture the news in the Voices of Alaska and share them with the world. Tune in to your local APRN station in Alaska, visit us online at APRN.ORG or subscribe to the Alaska News Nightly podcast right here. This is the complete 30-minute program as aired on APRN stations. A separate feed is available with individual news articles.

Get news from across Alaska each weekday evening from the stations of the Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN). With a central news room in Anchorage and 25 stations spread across the state, we capture the news in the Voices of Alaska and share them with the world. Tune in to your local APRN station in Alaska, visit us online at APRN.ORG or subscribe to the Alaska News Nightly podcast right here. This is the complete 30-minute program as aired on APRN stations. A separate feed is available with individual news articles.

Location:

Anchorage, AK

Networks:

Alaska PR

Description:

Get news from across Alaska each weekday evening from the stations of the Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN). With a central news room in Anchorage and 25 stations spread across the state, we capture the news in the Voices of Alaska and share them with the world. Tune in to your local APRN station in Alaska, visit us online at APRN.ORG or subscribe to the Alaska News Nightly podcast right here. This is the complete 30-minute program as aired on APRN stations. A separate feed is available with individual news articles.

Twitter:

@aprn

Language:

English

Contact:

Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc 3877 University Dr Anchorage AK 99508-4676 907-550-8444


Episodes

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 23, 2021

7/23/2021
Cordova experiences its worst outbreak of COVID-19. And, a Seward resident tells the story of surviving a brown bear attack on the town runway. Plus, a new app allows fishermen to contribute their ocean observations to science.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 22, 2021

7/22/2021
Former Bethel principal Chris Carmichael is sentenced in state court. Also, subsistence fishing is closed on much of the Yukon river.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

7/21/2021
First Lady Jill Biden stops in Anchorage on her way to the Tokyo Olympics. And, this year's sockeye run in Bristol Bay is the largest on record. Plus, a chaotic rescue along the Tsirku River.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 20, 2021

7/20/2021
Alaska returns to a 'high' COVID alert level as cases rise. And, a bible study offers comfort and camaraderie in Anchorage's emergency shelter. Plus, Petersburg and Wrangell overlook their rivalry to support two special families.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 19, 2021

7/19/2021
A new lawsuit aims to protect funding for subsidized electricity in rural Alaska. Plus, new music celebrates the work of Indigenous Alaska musicians. Also today, Canada announced it will open the border to vaccinated travelers in August. But is it enough for struggling tourism businesses?

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 16, 2021

7/16/2021
Will the State of Alaska's new vaccine incentive program work? And, the Alaska Baseball League's first female umpire says, for her, it's more than just a game. Plus, after a year-long bust, Anchorage restaurants see a boom.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 15, 2021

7/15/2021
President Biden freezes remaining old growth timber sales in the Tongass to invest in other parts of the Southeast economy. And, the Anchorage school district helps students get a pilot license. Plus, biologists monitor the increasing mule deer population in Southeast for disease.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

7/14/2021
The Anchorage Assembly balks at the cost of the new mayor's homeless shelter proposal. And, a couple hiking together has a close encounter of the bruin kind. Plus, crews in Southeast Alaska battle invasive plant species.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 13, 2021

7/13/2021
A new federal grant will support energy projects in several Alaska Native communities. And, vandals strike state parks in the Interior. Plus, Alaska librarians worry about vetoed funding for the statewide system.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 12, 2021

7/12/2021
A lawsuit by party operatives aims to take down the state's new election system. And, One industry where the worker shortage is especially acute in Alaska? Childcare. Plus, a woman who survived two nights on the side of a mountain near Palmer describes her ordeal.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 9, 2021

7/9/2021
Criticism of the Governor's veto of daily payments for lawmakers during session. And, researchers monitor common but little understood ice quakes near Juneau. Plus, the remains of an Alaska Native student buried in Pennsylvania in the 1900s are returned.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 8, 2021

7/8/2021
The pandemic is easing in the state, but doctors say it isn't over. And, A look at the mystery of how a runner disappeared in the 2012 Mount Marathon race. A Juneau event celebrates women chefs of color.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 7, 2021

7/7/2021
Alaska legislators look for a long term solution to the state's budget woes. And, what lessons do other cities have for Anchorage and its plans to build a mass homeless shelter? Plus, a camper recalls her bear encounter on the Kenai Peninsula.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

7/6/2021
Members of the Alaska legislature praise an apparent four-billion dollar error in Governor Dunleavy's veto strategy. And, Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson’s homeless shelter plan draws mixed reactions. Plus, why bumblebees are doing so well in Alaska.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 5, 2021

7/5/2021
Not even a home buyout program can convince some Juneau residents to move out of an avalanche path. And, Kotzebue returns to some 4th of July traditions. Plus, the Museum of the North captures Alaska's pandemic experience.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 2, 2021

7/3/2021
The fight continues over whom the governor gets to appoint to the state Supreme Court. And firefighters defend cabins, homes and a popular resort outside of Fairbanks.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 1, 2021

7/1/2021
Governor Mike Dunleavy vetoes PFD funding and other items from the state budget. And, communities in the Yukon cancel Canada Day celebrations. Plus, now, Alaska Medicaid must cover gender-affirming care.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

6/30/2021
Some key state programs will lose funding tomorrow, even as the governor signs the budget. And, new research highlights the consequences of thawing permafrost on Alaska infrastructure. Plus, how a wilderness safety instructor interrupted a bear attack on her husband.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 29, 2021

6/29/2021
How the deal that averted a state government shutdown came together. And, the implications of the probable cause report in the fatal sinking of the Scandies Rose. Plus, a deadly fungus threatens frogs in the Tongass National Forest.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 28, 2021

6/28/2021
The Alaska House votes to avert a government shutdown. And, remembering unconventional Alaska senator Mike Gravel. Plus, are more mosquitoes buzzing around this year than normal?

Duration:00:28:57