In this newscast: U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski addresses mass shootings and what can be done, Alaskan Kikkan Randall wins the women's U.S. cross-country ski team's first ever gold medal, the recycling center in Juneau is closed for safety reasons and relocated, and the wintry storm forecast for Southeast turned out to be mostly rain.
Stories include a proposed appropriation for ANWR seismic testing, University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen advocating for increased funding, publishers of Anchorage Daily News buying three more publications, and a winter storm watch issued for Juneau and parts of Southeast...
In this newscast: State senators discuss public employees' pension funding gap, Gov. Bill Walker makes his third pick for a vacant Senate seat, and gun control protesters crash an Anchorage event headlined by Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young.
In this newscast: Juneau's first case of mumps in more than 20 years confirmed, a retired high school teacher from Douglas files a letter of intent to run for the state House and a man accused of ransacking Jordan Creek businesses now charged with burglarizing a Juneau middle school.
In this newscast: Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott lambastes Juneau for being a bad neighbor to Angoon, state environmental officials warn lawmakers that budget cuts are increasing dangers to Alaskans, and the City and Borough of Juneau commissions Sitka artist Nick Galanin to build a monument at Sayéik Gastineau Elementary School.
Stories include Allen Moore’s victory in the Yukon Quest, Rosie Mancari’s injury at the Winter Olympics, opposition building against Stand for Salmon initiative, and public comment period closes soon on CBJ mining code revisions.
In this newscast: A state agency abandons a tentative lease deal for more downtown parking, the Juneau Assembly backs off part of its annexation plan for Funter Bay, and the Southeast Confernece meets in Juneau.
In this newscast: The Juneau Assembly will review anchoring rules for boats in city waters at tonight's meeting, a proposed federal bill would give 100,000 acres of federal land to Native groups in five Southeast towns and the National Weather Service issues a winter weather advisory for Juneau until 3 p.m. Monday.
In this newscast: The Alaska House of Representatives partially passes a bill to provide early funding assurances to schools, the ferry Malaspina gets delayed from returning to service an extra month, a national group is using Alaska to start a landmark campaign finance challenge it hopes to get to the U.S. Supreme Court, and Juneau's merged high school football team mascot is unveiled.
Stories include selection of a Democratic party chair for House District 38, Alaska Permanent Fund tops $64 billion, Etsy refuses to allow Alaska Natives to sell ivory products, and 15 Yukon Quest mushers and their dog teams have made to...
In this newscast: Juneau Sen. Dennis Egan announces he won't seek reelection, the Juneau Assembly commits $75,000 to intervene in the regulatory process for the local electric utility's merger, and Vice President Mike Pence chats with reporters and state officials during a refueling stop at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
In this newscast: Bethel Democrat Rep. Zach Fansler resigns from Alaska House and the House Community and Regional Affairs Committee heard public testimony Saturday on a bill that would allow distilleries to mix cocktails in their tasting rooms.
In this newscast: Bethel Democrat Rep. Zach Fansler resigns from Alaska House National Weather Service forecasts Taku Winds up to 65 mph Alaska Attorney General’s Office files, then withdraws, legal brief in Juneau’s cruise ship lawsuit State of Alaska reports...
In this newscast: Environmentalists sue over the King Cove road land swap through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge sailings of the ferry LeConte are canceled for repairs, and a Canadian mining company announces plans to open a mine processing facility in Ketchikan.
Stories include an update on failures in the tsunami warning system, latest appointments to the Planning Commission and Bartlett Regional Hospital board, and latest recommendations for improving Alaska’s public school system.
In this newscast: Alaska House Speaker Bryce Edgmon says his caucus is waiting to hear from Rep. Zach Fansler on calls to resign after allegations that he assaulted a woman who denied his sexual advances, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is one of only two Republicans to vote against a bill to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, and local weather.
In this newscast: Alaska House leadership calls for the resignation of Rep. Zach Fansler following allegations of an assault on a Juneau woman and Juneau Empire reporter James Brooks on how he learned about this sensitive story and what it means for the legislature.
In this newscast: The state ferry Columbia will be out of rotation for at least another week for repairs, state lawmakers release a draft update to its sexual and other workplace harassment policies, and Alaska is sending 10 cross country skiers to the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month.