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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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English

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


Episodes

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 25, 2019

4/25/2019
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Interior delays offshore drilling plan, citing judge's decision; Health commissioner downplays block grant idea; Anchorage hires consultants to review Port of Alaska project; Murkowski asks for longer Pebble comment period; Largest Tongass timber sale in state moving forward; Before, some teens in crisis had to leave their families in Juneau to get help. That’s changing; Emergency response workshop details communication shortfalls in rural Alaska; Juneau forum discusses local impacts of...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

4/24/2019
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Two tribes, Dunleavy at odds over tribal sovereignty; Dunleavy not planning marijuana board repeal this session; City of Nome again delays reading on public safety commission; Man who left correctional farm spotted at Mat-Su lake cabin; Proposed agriculture funding cuts would hurt ‘state’s ability to feed itself,’ farmers say; Anchorage School District to allow for tribal, cultural attire at graduation; Amid Anchorage budget adjustment, state actions loom large; Former state chief medical...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

4/23/2019
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State ends Wellpath contract to run psychiatric institute, could open up contract for bids; Defense department chooses icebreaker contractor ; As Capitol reporters dwindle, Alaska lawmakers grapple with rise of political blogs; As part of Dunleavy administration directive, ADF&G considered selling its hatcheries; Anchorage files appeal over $2M award to former police officer; Fairbanks City Council approves 'cannabis cafes'; Southeast business survey shows misgivings over Dunleavy budget;...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 22, 2019

4/22/2019
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As his crime bills languish, Gov. Dunleavy renews the idea of a special session; Lawmakers strike compromise on scaling back conflict of interest restrictions; Yukon River ready for breakup; Alaska first responders train up on urban search and rescue techniques; Southeast Alaska pilots raise concerns over Royal Princess megaship; At Anchorage library, pilot program connects patrons to social services; Through language, a Yup’ik teacher passes on a way of life The post Alaska News Nightly:...

Duration:00:28:56

Through language, a Yup’ik teacher passes on a way of life

4/22/2019
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As a child, Alice Fitka was punished for speaking her Yup'ik language in school. Since then, she's spent decades teaching it in the Western Alaska village of Tuntutuliak. The post Through language, a Yup’ik teacher passes on a way of life appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:05:43

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 19, 2019

4/19/2019
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Senate budget taking place with less than a month of session to go; Government says marijuana involvement can derail citizenship; Wintergreens prepares to open the first marijuana lounge in Haines; Group apologizes after appearance by banned UAA professor; Ketchikan pastor, teacher sentenced to 18 years, 12 suspended; Records reveal DOT planning Berners Bay ferry terminal on Lynn Canal; AK: One family’s pirate home is Sitka’s hidden treasure; 49 Voices: Leena Tarar of Anchorage The post...

Duration:00:28:56

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 18, 2019

4/18/2019
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Legislators reject six Dunleavy appointees to boards and commissions; Dunleavy fills second Palmer court seat after delay; Maine governor approves extradition of accused UAF cold case killer to Alaska; Anchorage bust nets heroin, fentanyl totaling 10-plus pounds; Elim without potable water; boil notice issued; As cruise ships grow, more passengers are headed to Alaska; The special ingredient inside these new gluten-free noodles? Fish, from Alaska.; Donlin Gold to begin drilling program; If...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

4/17/2019
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Legislature confirms all of Gov. Dunleavy’s commissioners; Cost to move Legislature could be up to $45M if state builds office, analysts find; Murkowski calls for many 'silver bullets' to tackle climate change; Glennallen man selected to lead Denali Commission; North Pole High 'bathroom incident' raises concerns over bullying, policy; Southeast captain admits to dumping 8 tons of waste overboard; State dials back PFAS response standard; Homer Rep. Vance looks into Board of Fish vote on Cook...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

4/16/2019
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Legislature to decide on Dunleavy appointees tomorrow; Union sues to block API privatization plan; Final Pebble hearing draws mix of views; Troopers: Seward man fatally shot 2 men in van; Man held in Mexican jail for 7 years after fleeing state for bank robbery to be sentenced in Alaska; State ferry reshaping study stalls as coastal lawmakers remain skeptical; 3 finalists for Fairbanks Police chief make their cases during public meeting; Kodiak goat dairy faces an uncertain future amid...

Duration:00:28:55

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 15, 2019

4/15/2019
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Bill would shift Medicaid recipients to private insurance market; Candidate Dunleavy said he had no plans to cut ferries, schools, university. Then Gov. Dunleavy proposed deep reductions; Murkowski says she doesn't like education cuts in Dunleavy budget; Melting ice is disrupting daily life in the Y-K Delta in the worst possible way; Builders in Anchorage await a mini-boom from earthquake repairs; Southcentral residents still have until April 30 to file taxes, due to earthquake; An end to...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 12, 2019

4/12/2019
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State House passes operating budget; State DHSS suspends thousands of senior benefits payments; Caring for Alaska’s seniors during tense budget talks; Army Corp begins hearings on draft EIS for proposed Pebble Mine; Missile defense test success accelerates arms race with Russia, China, program critic says; AK: Experimental tilapia skin burn treatment heals Haines dog; 49 Voices: John Fitka of Tuntutuliak The post Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 12, 2019 appeared first on Alaska Public...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 11, 2019

4/11/2019
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Dunleavy says money set aside for Alaska schools is subject to veto. Lawmakers disagree.; Senators weigh splitting permanent fund draw between state and dividends — and limiting spending; AG Barr to visit rural Alaska; Experts say efforts by cruise ships to reduce air pollution may be causing water pollution instead; Alleged head of 1488 gang moved to Washington ahead of trial; Federal money for trails will no longer be shared with local communities by the state; Two men admit to stealing,...

Duration:00:28:56

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

4/10/2019
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Alaska Gov. Dunleavy's red veto pen looms over this year's budget debate; House budget could come as early as tomorrow; Ask an Economist: New year brings new direction for Alaska job numbers; 13 convicted of drug and money laundering crimes on Kodiak; Unusually warm weather leading to dangerous Y-K ice roads; Hilcorp delays seismic exploration in lower Cook Inlet; 2 popular camp grounds close due to spruce beetles; Homer needs to increase climate change adaptation efforts, study says;...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

4/9/2019
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Dunleavy calls for action on constitutional amendments, crime bills; 2 Alaska human rights commission members resign; Fairbanks City Council delays on-site cannabis consumption vote; Alleged Alaska prison gang member arrested in Georgia; Alaska’s rural schools could get a boost in internet speed; Donlin promises economic development if mine goes through; Three entrepreneurs propose heli-ski operation in Hatcher Pass; Regalia, stories abound at Cama-i The post Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday,...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 8, 2019

4/8/2019
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House prepares its version of the budget; In Ketchikan, Dunleavy presents arguments for big budget cuts; Federal legislation would nullify many prohibitions on states that have legalized marijuana; Alaska businesses remain closed 4 months after earthquake; Alaska Senate OKs bill for fair liquor license; Budget cuts put Anchorage transitional housing program at risk for closure; UA Board of Regents begins process to eliminate UAA Education department; Spill responders war-game worst-case...

Duration:00:28:53

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 5, 2019

4/5/2019
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Lawmakers wrestle with the state plans to privatize the Alaska Psychiatric Institute; Ballot initiative to move Alaska Legislature’s meetings clears early hurdle; Alaska Democrats look to swap caucuses with primary for 2020; Pebble backs lawsuit to halt Bristol Bay seafood association's funding for anti-mine groups; Former Gov. Bill Walker lands at political ally's law firm; A New York Times reporter discusses his story revealing the ANWR test well was ‘worthless’ ; State of Alaska petitions...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 4, 2019

4/4/2019
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Rep. Young shoves reporter on way to VAWA vote; Alaska aims to be first state receiving federal Medicaid funding as a block grant; House hears strong public testimony against cutting senior benefits; Man convicted of 2016 murder of Fairbanks officer; Army investigating fatal shooting of soldier during live-fire field-training exercise; Upper Cook Inlet fishermen take issue with Dunleavy Board of Fish appointee; Alaska’s fast ferries are being prepped for sale; For one petroleum engineering...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

4/3/2019
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VAWA bill would create limited 'Indian Country' for 5 Alaska tribes; Jurors hear rap song recorded by suspected police shooter; Alaska public defender says he plans to resign; The night a Guardian Flight vanished, the Coast Guard’s nearest helicopters couldn’t fly; Lawmakers amend budget to stop reimbursing municipalities for school bond debt; Aboard Alaska's endangered ferries, passengers fear a "giant step back in time"; At Iliamna Lake hearings, residents speak out on Pebble Mine;...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

4/2/2019
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Lawsuit seeks to eliminate Medicaid application backlog; Seeking hidden 'pockets of oil', BP takes on a massive project at Prudhoe Bay; Police: Man shot, killed after pointing BB gun at officers; UA President Johnsen recommends closing UAA College of Education, amid accreditation debacle; Pre-K schools in Southeast Alaska wait for better budget news; In response to high case backlog, Juneau judge begins term ; Ask A Climatologist: 2019 had warmest March on record in Alaska The post Alaska...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: April 1, 2019

4/1/2019
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Judge blocks Trump administration move to undo Obama ban on Arctic oil leasing; Soldier killed during live-fire exercise near Fort Greely; 'Stay off the ice' BSAR warns as two die from four-wheelers falling through ice; Anchorage municipal ballots due April 2; State regulators propose changing how to implement Clean Water Act; Tariffs force Alaska seafood industry to look beyond China; Juneau homeless service providers worry governor’s budget could close facilities; For Kachemak City...

Duration:00:28:57