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Alaska News Nightly

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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, April 16, 2021

4/16/2021
The Dunleavy administration announces a massive tourism marketing plan, including offering vaccines to visitors. And, Sealaska Heritage Institute is producing an opera based on the true story of the Tlingit-Russian War. Plus, a new “mini-home” project works toward affordable housing in Yakutat.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 15, 2021

4/15/2021
Congressman Don Young goes against his party and stands up for Puerto Rican statehood. And, Anchorage's acting mayor talks about the city's target for Covid vaccinations. Plus, a seafood company apologizes to Unalaska after COVID-positive crew visited a bar.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 14, 2021

4/14/2021
Alaska's congressional delegation takes aim at federal obstacles to Alaska's cruise season. And, Governor Dunleavy pitches a new green energy bill. Plus, Anchorage's Muslim community comes together to celebrate Ramadan.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 13, 2021

4/13/2021
Alaska providers pause distribution of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine following federal guidance. And, two Yup’ik engineers team up to build language learning apps. Plus, some Juneau activists want voters to decide whether to limit cruises.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 12, 2021

4/12/2021
Alaska businesses take a variety of approaches toward getting their employees vaccinated. And, Alaska legislators vote to expand a park to protect a historic grave site. Plus, an Inupiaq woman's reaction to receiving her doctorate goes viral.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 9, 2021

4/9/2021
Alaska domestic violence shelters grapple with a massive federal funding cut. And, some Alaska businesses say mandating the COVID vaccine is about workplace safety. Plus, a virtual Alaska Folk Fest features artist collaborations from around the world.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 8, 2021

4/8/2021
Budget cuts to the University of Alaska could jeopardize federal funds for schools. And, a magnitude 5.5 earthquake rumbles from Fairbanks to the Kenai Peninsula. Plus, the town of Tenakee Springs raises money online for it's broken bridge.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 7, 2021

4/7/2021
Tens of thousands of Alaskans could once-again be eligible for the state's most generous retirement plan. And, a judge says all inmates can visit in-person with their lawyers. Plus, Hooper Bay's girls basketball team takes home their first state title.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

4/6/2021
Alaska legislators begin to grapple with the budget but still haven't settled on a PFD amount. And, mushers finally cross the finish line after a brutal Kobuk 440 sled dog race. Plus, Juneau health officials entice residents to get vaccinated with cash prizes.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 5, 2021

4/5/2021
Mushers, road crews and pilots contend with wild spring weather across Alaska. And, a single mom in Sitka benefits from a local program to encourage home ownership. Plus, an Anchorage startup helps companies launch rockets.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, April 2, 2021

4/2/2021
Tribes in Alaska face a good problem: how to best spend millions in COVID relief money. Volunteers pitching in to elect the next mayor of Anchorage talk about why they're backing their chosen candidate. Plus, the Kobuk 440 sled dog race kicks of in Kotzebue.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 1, 2021

4/1/2021
A Hail Mary attempt to salvage the cruise season. And, An alaska inmate sentenced to life in prison as a teenager sees hope in a new law. Plus, Chevak's high school girl's basketball team makes an appearance at state championships.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 31, 2021

3/31/2021
The latest on the investigation into a helicopter crash near Anchorage that killed five people. And, Anchorage health officials turn to trusted sources like pastors to help encourage people to get vaccinated. Plus, an Alaska lawmaker tackles police reform legislation.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 30, 2021

3/30/2021
Alaska lawmakers consider how federal relief funds will affect PFD payments this year. And, Anchorage sees an uptick in COVID cases. Plus, how one Anchorage city block has been transformed by the pandemic.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 29, 2021

3/29/2021
Officials say Canada's border policy with the United States is unlikely to change anytime soon. And, researchers find a new species of weasel in Southeast Alaska. Plus, slowed by the pandemic, Bering Sea crabbers push for an extension.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 26, 2021

3/26/2021
Legislators take a step toward extending the Governor's pandemic disaster declaration. And, Alaskans speak up about the pause on oil leasing on federal land. Plus, medication-assisted alcohol addiction treatment can be effective, but it's not widely used.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 25, 2021

3/25/2021
Alaska lawmakers look for a way to get cruise ships and their passengers to the state. And, a mother-daughter duo in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta help their community reach almost total vaccination. Plus, Alaska health officials try to dispel COVID vaccine myths.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

3/24/2021
Alaska joins a lawsuit against the Biden administration over its suspension of new federal oil and gas leases. And, Alaska's Asian community grapples with the increase in violence against Asian people nationwide. Plus, the state of Alaska makes the case to allow development in the Tongass.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 23, 2021

3/23/2021
Some Alaska lawmakers say their regions are suffering without a disaster declaration for the pandemic. And, new reporting examines the tragic journey of legendry heli skiing guide Dean Cummings. Plus, Anchorage officials face barriers to deploying a smartphone app for contact tracing.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 22, 2021

3/22/2021
Alaska health officials combat rising vaccine hesitancy in more conservative parts of the state. And, Sitka researchers conduct their first necropsy in five years. Plus, the latest federal stimulus bill could mean extra funds for Alaska families.

Duration:00:28:57