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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, Aug. 22, 2019

8/22/2019
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The latest on Southcentral wildfires: Aug. 22, 2019; Volunteers remain hopeful, as Levelock Fire reaches 5% containment; Experts: It’s heat and drought, not spruce beetles or leaf miners, that turned Alaska forests into kindling; Budget cuts rely on Medicaid savings that will be difficult to achieve; State agricultural workers react to restorations, and vetoes, from Dunleavy; Diocese of Juneau finds ‘credible evidence’ of sexual misconduct by Southeast Alaska priests; Alaska rolls back air...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019

8/21/2019
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'Pride' and 'sadness' for local Alaska crews who saved some homes from wildfires, and saw others burn; Caribou Lake Fire grows to 700 acres overnight; Swan Lake Fire pushes Cooper Landing's smoky air quality off the charts, literally; Pentagon scraps Fort Greely missile plan; Will EPA veto Pebble? Boss of agency says it’s not his call; Trump’s path to ‘energy dominance’ in Alaska hits a key obstacle: lawyers; Veto to debt reimbursement could raise your tax bill; To bolster financial options...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019

8/20/2019
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Alaska wildfire officials reassess cause of McKinley fire; ‘Nothing survived. It’s just ash.’ In a trickle of information, fire evacuees learn fate of homes; Wildfires crimp Alaska’s major transportation corridor, halting tourist operations, delaying groceries; 5,000-acre fire continues to burn outside Levelock; Dunleavy repeats calls for closing budget gap, paying full dividends; University of Alaska regents vote to end financial exigency; EPA hears testimony on air plan; Alaskan Joe Balash...

Duration:11:31:19

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Aug. 19, 2019

8/19/2019
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Southcentral fires burn, traffic at a crawl on highways, evacuees tell of heavy smoke and flames; Heavy winds breath new life into Swan Lake Fire; Smoke from Southcentral blazes creating unhealthy air conditions in Anchorage; This August is extremely abnormal, and fire likes it; Governor says third special session would focus on full dividend after allowing $1,600 PFD to stand ; Proposed Fair Share Act would raise taxes on oil companies; Alaska’s Planned Parenthood chapter withdraws from...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

8/16/2019
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Group seeking Dunleavy recall isn’t stopping at minimum as it continues to gather signatures; Dunleavy says he won't veto $800K for OWL and homework help programs; Tali Birch Kindred, daughter of deceased state Sen. Birch, takes step toward trying to fill his seat; Heavy rainfall continues in Fairbanks area; Haines water department works to keep water flowing from Lily Lake amid drought; Plans for moving Napakiak school fuel tanks to develop at pace of erosion; Michael Krauss, Alaska...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

8/15/2019
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Dunleavy points to university budget cut agreement as a model for other services; State funding for early education restored, but services this year could still be affected; Homeless shelters and services to see reduced funding; Flood warning issued for several Interior rivers; Sitka Assembly takes no action on police investigation; Chinook runs in Southeast are looking very profitable; Ask A Climatologist: Summer 2019 was rife with records being broken; Petersburg climbers successfully...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019

8/14/2019
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Dunleavy cites public response in veto reversals; Murkowski says federal decision on Tongass and Roadless Rule coming soon; Skiff capsizes from ferry Columbia’s wake in Wrangell Narrows; Army, contractor begin planning to dismantle deactivated Fort Greely nuclear power plant; Dunleavy vetoes funds for Cold Climate Housing Research Center; Curyung Tribe to leave BBAHC; New report shows bear attacks are on the rise; Two decades later, Alaska's H3 says music is sanctuary The post Alaska News...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019

8/13/2019
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Dunleavy halves vetoes to University of Alaska, spreads cuts over three years; Dunleavy agrees to fully restore $9M in funding to Head Start, early learning programs; New water test results show Bethel city subdivision lead and copper levels meeting federal standards; Fairbanks city council OK's what could be state's first marijuana onsite consumption facility; Heatwave shuts down dog sled tour on Denver Glacier early; NSHC opens new health clinic in Shaktoolik; Sophocles play added to Ft....

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Aug. 12, 2019

8/12/2019
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Dunleavy reverses potential cuts to senior benefits; Alaska governor seeks to tighten work rules for food stamps; Environmentalists concerned over changes to Endangered Species Act; Dunleavy vetoes some funds for marine vessel tracking; Juneau forum brainstorms ways Native communities can adapt to public service cuts; Forest Service proposes plan changes for young-growth logging on karst lands; Conservation groups ask DEC to reconsider Palmer Project permits; As Kenai Peninsula dries out,...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Aug. 9, 2019

8/9/2019
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Capital budget vetoes to hit homelessness, addiction treatment; Human Rights Commission quietly fires director; Circuit Court justices hears Fairbanks Four appeal; Law governing adoptions of Native children upheld; Indiana man enters not guilty pleas in Alaska murder plot; Native corporation CIRI joins voices for Dunleavy recall; Quinhagak opposes Donlin Gold Mine; Why has Bethel been so wet? It's been swimming in an atmospheric river; Road to Denali National Park re-opens; Drought increases...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

8/8/2019
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Dunleavy decision on PFD could affect timing of dividend payment; Anchorage senator Chris Birch dies of heart attack; 5 recent missile-launch alerts direct Fort Greely residents, workers to take shelter; Russian nuclear power plant afloat in Arctic causes anxiety across Bering Strait; Grant program offers down payment assistance for Alaska homebuyers; Students in Mertarvik will go to school in evacuation center; The post Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 appeared first on Alaska...

Duration:00:28:56

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019

8/7/2019
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Under 'Save Our State' banner, more than 25 organizations implore Dunleavy: No more vetoes; Ferry workers union explains why strike happened, and what workers gained from it; Ferry workers union explains why strike happened, and what workers gained from it; New Izembek land swap? New lawsuit, too.; Canadian authorities believe they've found bodies of 2 murder suspects; Man finds loaded AR-15 rifle along Anchorage bike path; Anchorage police officer faces two counts of child sexual abuse;...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019

8/6/2019
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Bill setting PFDs, reversing vetoes headed to Dunleavy on Wednesday, spokesperson says; Bethel water testing shows lead and copper levels exceeding federal standards; Nome officials suspend search for missing 14-year-old Nome girl; Man charged in Alaska cold case enters not guilty pleas; 2 men drown in canoeing accident on Kasilof River; University of Alaska to survey staff, students, community members about how to move forward; Parents recount traumatic stories from WVHS football players;...

Duration:11:29:15

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Aug. 5, 2019

8/5/2019
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4 believed to be on plane in deadly crash near Girdwood; Alaska ferries resume sailing after striking workers ratify new contract; Alaska Psychiatric Institute struggles to fill positions; Conduct of Denali Commission staffer draws scrutiny; Alaska senators host commission to discuss transboundary mining disputes; Anchorage police shoot man they say pointed a BB gun at officers; Anchorage police officer charged with sexual abuse of teen; 22-year-old Army soldier dies from gunshot in...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Aug. 2, 2019

8/2/2019
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State and ferry workers union reach tentative agreement; Rate increases coming for Pioneer Home residents; Newtok's infrastructure erodes like the ground below it; 25-year-old Coast Guard man killed in fall near Buskin Beach; State authorities release IDs of 3 found in glacier lake; Interior farmers purchase North Pole slaughterhouse, with goal of boosting state's meat processing industry; As Bristol Bay celebrates larger than average catch, warmer waters could be affecting salmon; Nome...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

8/1/2019
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Recall effort against Gov. Dunleavy kicks off statewide; Change of opinion: AEDC projects 3 more years of recession in Anchorage; Concerns are raised over ow Red Dog cleans up after truck rollover spills; Point Lay sees earliest walrus haul out ever; Politico: Science 'trampled' as Interior hurries toward ANWR lease sale; Children could bear large burden of Alaska's budget cuts; Budget uncertainty could make it harder for the elderly to access medical care; All 3 West Valley students...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

7/31/2019
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Gov. Dunleavy chooses new chief of staff, Babcock moved to policy advisor; Campaign to recall Gov. Dunleavy set to start August 1; Confused about Alaska’s budget? You’re not alone. Here’s 10 things to know; Legislature restores Ocean Ranger program; Groups sue for information on Arctic refuge lease sale; Following promising news from EPA, stock prices rise for Pebble owner; Delays bump UAF power plant up-and-running date to mid-August; Amid UA budget woes, some students are noticing...

Duration:00:28:56

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

7/30/2019
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UA regents move to consolidate University of Alaska system into one accredited university; Ferry workers strike continues as Marine Highway cancels sailings into August; This time, EPA decision has Pebble mine developers cheering; Feds award nearly $5M to combat rural Alaska violence; NTSB: Pilot safely evacuated passengers from burning plane; Can Alaska learn anything from 'the Kansas experiment'?; IGU borrows millions to continue to store natural gas; Ferry workers’ strike chokes supply...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 27, 2019

7/29/2019
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Legislature passes capital budget funding, $1,600 PFD, veto reversals; 'Tired of playing defense': GOP claims the environment issue. But climate change? Not so much.; Coast Guard Commandant makes statewide tour stop in Kodiak; As ferry strike continues, Angoon must find alternatives; Troopers: Hiker dies on the way to Stampede Trail’s 'magic bus'; West Valley pre-season football practice suspended after swimming incident puts 3 players in hospital; With ANWR drilling on its doorstep, an...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 26, 2019

7/26/2019
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Alaska House absences draw attention; State warns striking ferry workers of loss of health coverage; Moody’s sees negative outlook for Alaska’s credit rating; Alaska appeals court sends murder case back to lower court 'We’re gonna be out on the streets' Anchorage readies for homeless crisis; Chair of Rasmuson Foundation, and Dunleavy voter, walks back support for governor; Governor’s veto could close Head Start classrooms in Southeast Alaska; Donlin Gold suspends operations as Smith Creek...

Duration:00:28:58