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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: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

6/19/2019
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US House approves anti-Pebble amendment; Young votes no, defends permit process; Questions surrounding Supreme Court decision mean no federal officers patrolling Lower Kuskokwim; Defendant in Anchorage teen's homicide case now faces federal child porn charges; Soldier found dead in barracks at Fort Wainwright; Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly gets first satanic invocation; Lower Yukon schools contend with legacy of contamination; Dead gray whale near Wrangell located and secured; Scientists...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

6/18/2019
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Working group seeks a path forward on PFDs amid heated debate; Pogo Mine settles in sex discrimination lawsuit; GCI announces state's first wireless 5G network in Anchorage; Federal agency halts proposed 'hybrid energy' project, citing company's qualifications; Village of Igiugig one step closer to replacing diesel electricity with hydrokinetic system; Federal audit finds gaps in Alaska 'critical incident' reporting; Fairbanks City Council unanimously votes down proposal to increase hotel...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 17, 2019

6/17/2019
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Troopers shoot, kill Fairbanks suspect who allegedly wounded officer serving warrants; Army investigating fatal humvee crash near Ft. Wainwright; Authorities: Man offered money to 'rape and murder' Alaskan; Court: Alaska sex offender registry violates rights; North River wildfire smoke spreads across Norton Sound; Mat-Su Borough to leave Alaska Municipal League; ConocoPhillips picks up another oil prospect west of Prudhoe Bay; For Quinhagak, climate change means they may have to move; Alaska...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 14, 2019

6/14/2019
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Dunleavy: Wasilla special session will be focused on PFD, capital budget can come later; State-to-state restrictions on ivory sales have Bering Straits leaders upset; Swan Lake Fire growth prompts switch from monitoring to firefighting; Fire danger is high in the Chugach National Forest; Kitchen fire sparks Fairbanks lodge evacuation; Alaska lawmakers OK retroactive allowances; How bad are cruise ship emissions in downtown Juneau? An air quality survey aims to find out.; In wake of Copper...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 13, 2019

6/13/2019
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Dunleavy calls for round two in Wasilla after Alaska Legislature adjourns first special session; Murkowski differs with Trump on campaign help from foreign powers; EPA officials hear concerns over Pebble Mine during Bristol Bay visit; Why fishermen are mailing corks to Murkowski; Corrections commissioner cancels prison's Father's Day event; Alaska's US senators express concerns over transboundary mines in BC letter; Federal review finds gaps in Alaska 'critical incident' reporting; 'Pretty...

Duration:00:28:56

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

6/12/2019
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Vote to draw from state savings account to pay for capital projects falls short; $20M state grant released to Alaska schools, but future funding remains unclear; Work begins on new site for village of Newtok; State employees anxious as government shutdown threat looms; Numerous fires spark around Interior; DEC details new plan to address PFAS in soil; Unusually high number of seal deaths reported along the coast of the Bering and Chukchi Seas; Ask a Climatologist: Anchorage close to record...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

6/11/2019
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Capital budget, Power Cost Equalization, college scholarships are caught in PFD debate; As the legislature fights over the budget, a decades-old accounting quirk takes on new importance; Federal child pornography charges against Indiana man related to shooting of Anchorage teenager; As Alaska's population ages, new senior housing developments are drawing elders from all over; Escalating tariffs, lingering questions hamper University of Alaska timber sale in Haines; City of Homer works with...

Duration:00:29:01

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 10, 2019

6/10/2019
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Senate sends budget without dividends to governor; Interior says no permit needed to take aerial survey of ANWR; Four more charged in Anchorage teen's murder; Army National Guard sergeant drowns in Copper River; Settlement allows Alaska inmate to wear some religious Native regalia; Anchorage mayor defends city response to illegal homeless camps; Will a new policing strategy make a dent in Anchorage's crime?; State labor report shows job gains after 3 years of losses; Military celebrates...

Duration:00:28:42

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 7, 2019

6/7/2019
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PFD rally brings out governor's ardent Mat-Su supporters; Budget deadlock could delay Medicaid payments to health care providers; Could Arctic warming be connected to the dead gray whales in Alaska, and elsewhere? Here's why scientists are asking.; Alaska schools now have more guidance on how to teach science in the classroom; Stricter regulations may affected upcoming gillnetter season in Southeast; Kenai hospitality businesses oppose bed tax plan; Juneau icefield researchers resurrect...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 5, 2019

6/6/2019
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US House calls for more research on ocean acidification; Erosion threatens village of Huslia; Akiak seeks funds to move homes away from river; Nome establishes new public safety commission; Juneau’s homeless population declines for first time since 2016; Alaska awards contract to study Medicaid block grant system; North Pacific fish council enters Pebble debate, over state’s objections; State unveils draft hemp regulations; In a rainforest, Southeast Alaska towns face extreme drought; Alaska...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday June 5, 2019

6/5/2019
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Have Alaska's US lawmakers read the Mueller report? We asked.; Murkowski 'not inclined to be supportive' of Trump's Mexico tariff; Critics say politics are driving the Dunleavy policy on PFAS contamination; Two Anchorage juveniles arrested in two separate homicide cases; Tanker crash kills driver, spills 2,000 gallons of diesel on Dalton Highway; Senior companions program expanding to keep pace with growing elderly population; Potential doubling of Pioneer Home rates draws ire from seniors...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

6/4/2019
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Bill to fund full, $3,000 PFD fails narrowly in state Senate; Tanker crash spills 2,000 gallons of diesel on Dalton Highway; University of Alaska task force looking at potential restructure of UA system; As some sea star populations make a comeback, scientists may have found cause of ‘wasting disease’; This ice cream stand was constructed out of local wood. Here’s why that’s unique.; NOAA is trying to encourage more observers to report sexual harassment; Constantine releases Preliminary...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 3, 2019

6/3/2019
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Bill would provide $1,600, with aim of growing permanent fund; Juvenile shoots 2 in woods off Anchorage arena; A stretch of the Denali Park Road sits atop a creeping landslide. And it's picking up speed. ; Felony count climbs to 13 in sexual assault case against Sitka doctor; Alaskans weigh in over Carnival Corporation’s deal with federal prosecutors; Alaska’s Tlikakila and Koyukuk Rivers get own Forever Stamps; Ground broken at soon-to-be SEARHC hospital in Wrangell; 'Sketches of...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 31, 2019

5/31/2019
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Suspect in village fatal shooting makes self-defense claim; Attorney General Barr says 'very basics of public safety are lacking in the villages'; Pilot dies in crash of experimental airplane near Wasilla; NTSB releases preliminary report for Metlakatla floatplane crash; UAF relocating long-standing reindeer herd off campus farm; Federal researchers open formal investigation into gray whale deaths, including Alaska's; Dunleavy taps former aide for vacant Board of Fish seat; Searchers work to...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 30, 2019

5/30/2019
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BP and ExxonMobil commit up to $20 million to Alaska LNG; Interior: Arctic Refuge lease sale still on track for 2019; Koyukuk man detained on suspicion of first-degree murder; Donlin studying how proposed gold mine could impact smelt in the Kuskokwim River; 33-month sentence in theft of ancient mammoth tusk; As sea ice melts, fish are showing up farther north off Alaska. A federal fishing trip will investigate if they're sticking around.; UAF's Toolik Field begins summer research; Juneau...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

5/29/2019
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'Enough is enough': Attorney General Barr hears from Native leaders about rural justice problems; Dunleavy calls for state budget, while senators discuss separate PFD bill; Two victims of Whitehorse plane crash were Palmer-based NPS employees; Local trucking company could get LNG transport contract; Southeast in for hazy skies this week; Anchorage sets record for rain in May; Aggressive bear killed SE of Wrangell; Alaska man charged with assaulting mother, blaming bear; Anchorage 're-entry...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

5/28/2019
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Alaska Legislature prepares to sue governor over school funding; Senate sends criminal justice bill to Dunleavy’s desk; Lawmakers are wary of targeted ads from Dunleavy administration; Trump administration appeals ruling that blocked Arctic offshore drilling; Can 'Indian country' powers combat violence in rural Alaska? Sullivan says he'll discuss it with AG Barr.; Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case; What happens if Roe v. Wade goes? In Alaska, ‘nothing’; Oregon Lakes...

Duration:00:28:59

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 27, 2019

5/27/2019
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Kenai Peninsula rocked by early morning 5.8 quake; Bill aims to make health care coverage for school districts cheaper; Marine Highway cuts could mean trouble for aspiring Susitna Valley ranchers; Southeast Alaska experiencing first recorded extreme drought; High winds expand west perimeter of ongoing Alaska wildfire; To get a count on bowhead whales, North Slope scientists head out onto the sea ice; Using local foods, a Juneau middle school teacher demystifies cooking for kids; Kipnuk...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 24, 2019

5/24/2019
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A judge blocked a Trump plan for a controversial road through an Alaska wildlife refuge. Now the administration is appealing.; Dunleavy says second special session could happen on the road system, listing Mat-Su as an option; Climate change looks different in Southeast Alaska. Here’s how tribes are planning for that.; 1 dead, 2 hurt in Parks Highway collision; Kake tribe urges renaming Saginaw Bay over ‘Kake War’ connection; Study on Iliamna Lake seal teeth adds to debate on conservation...

Duration:00:28:58

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 23, 2019

5/23/2019
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More than a week into special session, lawmakers still divided on budget; If you’ve reported a sexual assault to Alaska State Troopers, a UAA researcher wants to hear from you; Major planned North Slope oil project gets key federal permit; Warm weather causes flooding in village of Allakaket; More Russian bombers and fighter jets intercepted near Alaska; More Russian bombers and fighter jets intercepted near Alaska; As gray whales die along the West Coast, Alaska scientists look for answers...

Duration:00:28:52