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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.

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.
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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.

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@aprn

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English

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


Episodes

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

11/19/2018
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Ongoing vote counting flips tight Fairbanks legislative races; Dunleavy inaugural celebration schedule announced; Murkowski won’t block judges to get Mueller protection bill; Heroin disguised as Christmas package seized in Anchorage; Chukchi Sea polar bears thriving, study shows; Municipalities share state funding concerns; Lt. Gov. returns to Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta; ADF&G forecasts a ‘return to normal’ for Bristol Bay sockeye in 2019; State taps Portugal. The Man, other local bands for new...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

11/15/2018
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Civil suit filed in controversial Anchorage assault case; Shrugging off lawsuit, Trump administration forges ahead with offshore Arctic drilling proposal; Dunleavy seeks regulation freeze; Coast Guard bill would end EPA permit mandate for fishing boats; Juneau seasonal cold weather emergency shelter begins operations Thursday; With election of Dunleavy, is climate action team out in the cold?; Anchorage teachers, school district reach contract agreement; The only thing people in Crooked...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

11/14/2018
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Dunleavy names new Natural Resources Commissioner; Fairbanks vote counting flips tight races; Report: Data lacking on murdered Native women; Anchorage mayor proposes alcohol tax to fund health, safety; Judge allows some political signs, but maintains state ban on highway billboards; A changing military brings fewer Alaska Natives into the ranks; DNR proposes auctioning planned Interior Veterans Cemetery site; British Columbia moves to clean defunct Juneau-area metals mine; Kuskokwim 300 race...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

11/13/2018
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Leads shift in still-undecided Fairbanks elections; Jury delivers verdict in ex-cop's lawsuit; Justices wrestle how to set hovercraft case apart from subsistence; As the climate changes, Alaska’s DOT works to keep up; UA regents approve budget proposal; With no probation officer in Dillingham, how does supervision work in Bristol Bay?; Alaska contractors flock to new military construction projects; Fairbanks hires law firms to advise on suing over groundwater-contaminating chemicals; Alaska...

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

11/12/2018
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Dunleavy to be sworn in as governor in Noorvik; Judicial council begins process of replacing ousted judge; Fairweather gets reprieve in draft ferry schedule; Alaska firefighters sent to battle California wildfires; In a warming Arctic, October in Utqiaġvik presents an especially striking picture; What’s so special about the Mustang Field?; Haines Police once again authorized to respond to calls outside the townsite; ‘Integrated’ research merges human experience and fisheries science; Pence...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

11/9/2018
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Dunleavy taps Sean Parnell for gas line advice; University of Alaska copes with increasing Title IX complaints; Health care price transparency law may be helpful, but it’s unlikely to make care cheaper; Court hears arguments in case that could curtail Arctic Ocean oil drilling; As teacher contract dispute continues, Anchorage School District and teachers union schedule third round of mediation; AK: SHUX, the Canadian board game convention with Southeast Alaska roots; 49 Voices: Clare Baldwin...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

11/8/2018
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Dunleavy names Alaska Republican chairman as his chief of staff; House member named as next speaker lacks votes he needs to be elected; Trump administration downsizes NPR-A lease sale after little interest last year; As more ballots are counted, Kreiss-Tomkins opens lead in House race; Sitkans tell Roadless Rule committee that best action is 'no action'; Fall whaling in Utqiaġvik: joy, excitement and this year, mourning too; Nine thousand-year-old tooth holds clues to ancient Alaska; At...

Duration:00:28:59

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018

11/7/2018
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Dunleavy apparent victor in governor's race as Begich concedes; Young defeats Galvin in race for 24th term; Alaska Republicans say Tuesday’s results could give them state House, Senate control; Kelly leads Kawasaki in close Fairbanks Senate race; Southeast continues tradition of sending Democrats to Juneau; Alaska voters strike down ‘Stand for Salmon’ ballot initiative; Anchorage judge ousted after controversial recall effort; Bloomberg philanthropy gives $1M to Anchorage for new project;...

Duration:00:28:59

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018

11/6/2018
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Today is election day; Y-K Delta one of nation's few areas where federal monitors will oversee voting compliance on Tuesday; A warming Arctic means a change of plans for offshore drilling project; Public comment closes on on-site consumption for marijuana retailers; Alaska village residents: Lack of housing hurting community; Sturgeon case heard in Supreme Court for second time; Anchorage official responds to transgender case; 'They need to happen.' Native women turn up the volume in...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

11/5/2018
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How will the next governor affect Permanent Fund Dividends?; Young and Galvin soldier through the last days of the election; As Alaska’s elections come down to wire, ads test limits of campaign finance laws; Meyer, Call bring different backgrounds as lieutenant governor candidates; Absentee, other ballots could leave Alaska governor’s race undecided Tuesday; Controversial ruling brings attention to judges on the ballot; Marijuana industry backing cannabis-friendly candidates, favors Kawasaki...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Nov. 2, 2018

11/2/2018
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To cut crime, candidates weigh adding troopers, increasing drug treatment; Despite progress, Alaska lacks resources to handle rape kit backlog; Alaska urges British Columbia to toughen mining standards; An unusually high number of Black Alaskans are running for the Legislature -- and most are Republicans; First transgender women sworn into Fairbanks-area offices; Donlin Gold still waiting for big state permits; AK: Can opera help give closure to the Princess Sophia tragedy?; 49 Voices: Quinn...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018

11/1/2018
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In last days of race for Congress, activists from both camps canvas through Anchorage; On education, candidates for governor have different priorities and styles; To carry out salmon habitat measure, Alaska must decide what ‘significant’ means; Alaska experienced drops in births, marriages in 2017; Flights between Russia and Alaska suspended; Anchorage community gathers to celebrate Bettye Davis's political legacy; Bristol Bay tribes call for significant changes in Dillingham hospital...

Duration:00:28:57

Anchorage rabbi: Political polarization threatens to ‘rip us to shreds’

11/1/2018
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Rabbi Michael Oblath of Congregation Beth Sholom said he asked police to send a patrol car to sit outside Saturday services for his congregation, which is the largest and oldest Jewish congregation in the state. In a phone interview with Alaska Public Media's Casey Grove on Monday, Oblath recounted how he heard the news, and what the congregation was talking about in its wake. Listen now

Duration:00:04:58

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018

10/31/2018
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Meet the two men who have spent $700,000 trying to make Mike Dunleavy Alaska’s governor; Poll finds less than one percent margin in race for governor; Campaign filings show focus on Fairbanks Senate, House races; Utqiagvik fugitive in fatal shooting taken into custody; Woman struck, killed after stepping out of crashed vehicle; Open enrollment for individual health insurance begins Nov. 1; Gustavus households offered safe drinking water after latest PFAS scare; Public comments for onsite...

Duration:00:28:56

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018

10/30/2018
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Begich spent four years as a consultant. As governor, he could sign bills affecting former clients; Kelly, Kawasaki clash over budget, Medicaid, climate change in last debate before election; Alaska fugitive charged with 2nd degree murder, assault; Alaskans rally in support of youth climate lawsuit, currently in limbo; Sen. Murkowski talks aviation, climate change in Bethel visit; UAS sees increase in first-year students, career and technical education enrollment; Ask a Climatologist: Much...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

10/29/2018
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Tensions show in Young-Galvin debate, and not just between the candidates; Hillary Clinton endorses Mark Begich for governor; Coast Guard medevacs hiker mauled by bear on Afognak Island; Kanakanak Hospital pharmacy puts patients in "immediate jeopardy," survey finds; State taking over Fairbanks air quality regulation; Anchorage rabbi reacts to Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooting; 'Fairbanks Four' to appeal rejected lawsuit vs. city, police; Haines Police ordered to stop responding to calls...

Duration:00:28:59

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Oct. 25, 3018

10/25/2018
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Gov. Walker reflects on what's next following his gubernatorial tenure; From Trump and tribes to Grammy-winning rock bands: Dunleavy and Begich receive varying endorsements; Will Alaska’s new governor keep Walker’s climate team?; Five Alaska volcanoes listed as 'very high threat'; Memorandum of understanding reached between IGU and Siemens; Why isn't the Princess Sophia disaster more well known? Listen now

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018

10/24/2018
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Trump administration approves first oil production in federal Arctic waters; Anchorage Catholic Archdiocese announces investigation into sexual abuse within church; Sitka man faces felony charges for allegedly firing upon state troopers ; Anchorage Assembly approves police move into former LIO building; Two earthquakes rock YK Delta; State delays scheduled Seward Highway closures until spring; The mystery landscape of Ohmer Creek’s flood plain explained; Through digital storytelling, Bristol...

Duration:00:29:00

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018

10/23/2018
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Standoff involving suicidal man in front of Fairbanks Memorial Hospital ends peacefully; District court dismisses Fairbanks Four suit against city ; Proposed Barrick Gold merger could have effects on Donline Mine; Poll numbers show a narrower race for governor following Walker's departure; Village of Buckland set to switch on new solar plant to offset fuel costs; Night closures planned for Seward Highway culvert work; Vote early to get one of Juneau artist Pat Race’s ‘I voted’ stickers;...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Oct. 22, 2018

10/22/2018
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Report: Ex-Anchorage cop suing city interfered with Alaska National Guard investigation; Division of Elections says absentee ballots cast for Walker are final; State's largest union endorses Begich after previously throwing support behind Walker; Alaska senators address AFN on convention's final day; Anchorage School District, union continue contract talks; St. Paul rat evades team of eradication experts; Possible 'green' Halloween on the horizon in Fairbanks; Bald Mountain Air ordered to...

Duration:00:28:57