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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


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Episodes

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 5, 2021

3/5/2021
Governor Dunleavy shares his experience getting sick with COVID-19. And, in Western Alaska, residents are hopeful a new Internet project will have the same impact that cell service did. Plus, a new research technique might help in the study of the endangered Cook Inlet belugas.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 4, 2021

3/4/2021
Iditarod mushers and officials prepare for a race with pandemic-style rules and regulations. And, keeping a mask mandate in place, Anchorage's mayor lifts capacity restrictions on all businesses. Plus, climbers return to Denali although fewer are from other countries.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 3, 2021

3/3/2021
Alaska legislators question the state's long-term budget plan. And, three Alaska tribes join a new pilot program to address the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous people. And, Anchorage's reimagined Fur Rondy aims to offers some sense of normalcy.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

3/2/2021
Ten percent of Cordova residents end up in quarantine after a police officer's trip out of state. And, artists based out of Sitka sign with an iconic record label. Plus, one Anchorage student's campaign to return to in-person learning.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 1, 2021

3/1/2021
Alaska's legislators grapple with the idea of unplanned spending from the permanent fund. And, a 10,000-year-old bone found near Wrangell provides new clues about domesticated dogs in the Americas. Plus, an Unalaska grocery store's battle with a bald eagle.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 26, 2021

2/26/2021
A major Alaska foundation helps purchase property to support homeless services in Anchorage. And, Petersburg experiences a COVID outbreak across all age groups. Plus, can the energy failure that happened in Texas happen in Alaska too?

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 25, 2021

2/25/2021
The University of Alaska Board of Regents grants Anchorage’s hockey and gymnastics teams more time to fundraise. And, Ketchikan businesses brace for another summer without tourists. Plus, how some Unalaska teachers are approaching Black History Month this year.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

2/24/2021
Alaska Native leaders closely watch the confirmation process for Interior Secretary nominee Deb Haaland. And, an Anchorage vaccination clinic sets up in a Samoan church to reach the Pacific Islander community. Plus, once a national leader in COVID cases, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta now leads in vaccinations.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

2/23/2021
Congresswoman Deb Haaland's confirmation for Interior Secretary begins with broad support from Alaska Native leaders. And, several small Alaska communities have managed to stay COVID free throughout the pandemic. Plus, a Petersburg family deals with a destructive fire and robbery.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 22, 2021

2/22/2021
FEMA will provide disaster assistance to Haines, to recover from the deadly landslides in December. And, a large solar array will power a lodge at Denali National Park, after a delicate installation. Plus, remembering Katie Hurley, who helped draft Alaska's constitution.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 19th, 2021

2/19/2021
Congressman Don Young defends allowing weapons into committee hearing rooms. And, the Sea Life Center celebrates at its annual gala after bouncing back from the brink of closure. Plus, an Anchorage teacher marks one month of teaching in-person.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 18th, 2021

2/18/2021
Alaska sees some of its lowest COVID case counts in months. And, musher Dallas Seavey returns to the Iditarod after a scandal rocked his career four years ago. Plus, a project in Unalakleet aims to create more affordable housing using shipping containers.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

2/17/2021
Senator Lisa Murkowski addresses the state of the Republican party and her vote to convict former President Trump. And, a typical trip to Chilkat Lake leads to an atypical encounter for a group of Haines residents. Plus, mushers share new insights at the end of the altered Yukon Quest sled dog race.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

2/16/2021
Months after the election, a surprise contributor sheds light on Alaska's changing election law. And, the family of a man killed at a Kodiak military base looks for answers. Plus, Dan Kaduce wins the Summit Quest 300 sled dog race.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 15th, 2021

2/15/2021
State officials sort through what happens now that Alaska's emergency powers for COVID-19 have expired. And, Anchorage looks to residents for funding police body cameras. Plus, Richie Diehl wins his first Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race in record-breaking time.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 12th, 2021

2/12/2021
The legislature has failed to extend the state's pandemic disaster declaration. And, Wasilla police come under scrutiny after video of a woman's arrest goes viral. Plus, legendary musher Aliy Zirkle says this year will be her last Iditarod.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 11th, 2021

2/11/2021
Tens of thousands more Alaskans are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. And, the state's disaster declaration is about to expire and the Dunleavy administration is scrambling to prepare. Plus, teachers in Anchorage jump at the chance to get vaccinated.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

2/10/2021
Alaska's senators react to a dramatic day of arguments in former President Trump's second impeachment trial. And, what happens if Governor Dunleavy allows the state's pandemic disaster declaration to expire? Plus, a new radio show helps Anchorage residents pass the time while waiting for COVID tests.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, February 9th, 2021

2/9/2021
Alaska officials team up with local researchers to study new strains of the coronavirus. And, hundreds of millions of dollars in federal rent relief aid will be available to Alaskans this month. Plus, what happens when pregnant rural moms can't get to city hospitals.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 8th, 2021

2/8/2021
After more than three weeks without drinking water, Governor Dunleavy sends state aid to Tuluksak. And, a popular Seward mural gets an upgrade. Plus, hundreds of scientists push for Indigenous inclusion in Arctic research.

Duration:00:28:57