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For more than four decades, Alaska News Nightly has brought you award-winning statewide news. From Dutch Harbor to Prudhoe Bay, from Metlakatla to Kaktovik, Alaska News Nightly covers every corner of Alaska.






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Alaska News Nightly: February 21, 2024

Sen. Dan Sullivan addresses legislators in Juneau. Plus, state senators aim to thwart a proposal that would give the governor sole authority to appoint marine highway board members. And, Anchorage residents get road-plowing help from a pizza company.


Alaska News Nightly: February 20, 2024

Anchorage looks to spend marijuana tax revenue to create more childcare options. Plus, what exactly is a charter school, and where do they fit into Alaska's public school system? And, a new curriculum aims to Indigenize how Alaska history is taught in schools.


Alaska News Nightly: February 19, 2024

A comprehensive and controversial education bill gets stalled before a House vote. Plus, the federal government rejects Alaska's transportation project plan, potentially costing the state billions. And, an Anchorage skier becomes the first American man to win a World Cup distance race in decades


Alaska News Nightly: February 16, 2024

State senators press forward with overturning some of the governor's executive orders. Plus, utilities reject a request for more time to plan for restoring the dammed-up Eklutna River. And, a Fairbanks inventor and his camera-equipped birdhouse will appear on Shark Tank tonight.


Alaska News Nightly: February 15, 2024

A federal subsistence board looks to add more Alaska Native members. Plus, Sen. Murkowski addresses legislators in Juneau. And, Kenai students spend a day shadowing professionals at jobs they might want someday.


Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Legislators call for an apology from a house member who made insensitive comments during a hearing. Plus, midwives speak out against an executive order that would dissolve their governing board. And, fans work to build a statue to honor a beloved Star Trek character originally from Valdez.


Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Legislators get closer to a deal on an education bill, but funding is still a sticking point. Plus, the state's largest Native organization looks for new leadership. And, a former municipal employee is poised to become the next member of the Anchorage Assembly.


Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 12, 2024

Alaska's U.S. Sens. vote to advance a foreign aid bill with domestic security implications. Plus, Anchorage roofers scramble to clear snow-loads from aging industrial buildings. And, young anglers on the Kenai Peninsula learn to ice fish.


Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 9, 2024

Utility company executives and lawmakers discuss solutions to a looming natural gas shortage. Plus, the state epidemiology department reports the first fatal case of Alaskapox. And, fans remember the late Nellie Moore, a pioneer for Indigenous journalists.


Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 8, 2024

Gov. Dunleavy is skeptical about a bill that would give pensions to many state employees. Plus, a new, business-oriented Costco opens in Anchorage. And, Indigenous groups plan to protest the Kansas City football team's mascot at the Super Bowl.


Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Congress fails to pass a carefully negotiated bipartisan national security bill. Plus, a Mat-Su lawmaker's proposal would have the state take control of Anchorage's port. And, an Anchorage woman wants to offer an alternative to handling remains after a person dies.


Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, February 6, 2024

The Anchorage Assembly changes course on plans to restore the Eklutna River. Plus, Southeast tribes say mining decisions in Canada should include their input. And, an Anchorage Facebook group where members “Find Olive The Things” and a lot more.


Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 5, 2024

School district administrators detail their challenges to lawmakers in Juneau. Plus, new mothers will now get Medicaid benefits for longer after they give birth. And, officials say more workers will help spur economic growth in Anchorage.


Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 2, 2024

An Anchorage entity sells a valuable piece of downtown property for far less than its appraised value. Plus, an executive order to eliminate the oversight board for the nation's largest state park shocks residents. And, mushers and dog teams in the Yukon Quest will brave frigid temperatures this weekend.


Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 1, 2024

Frigid temperatures and increased demand for natural gas cause concern in Southcentral. Plus, Alaska's charter school students rank first in the nation, as lawmakers consider an expansion. And, the Board of Game considers changes for hunting and trapping in Western Alaska.


Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Governor Dunleavy's State of the State address calls for increased resource development. Plus, a bill that would set standards for renewable energy could help ease a natural gas shortage. And, Irish bluegrass artists reconnect with their heritage through song.


Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Lawmakers consider a change back to a pension-style retirement system for public employees. Plus, protestors rally at the state capitol for an increase to Alaska's per-student funding. And, an agreement with cruise companies in Juneau dramatically reduced their waste.


Alaska News Nightly: Monday, January 29, 2024

A controversial housing project in Girdwood passes the Anchorage Assembly. Plus, Congresswoman Mary Peltola touts approval of the Willow project as she seeks reelection. And, mushers enjoyed competing in the Kuskokwim 300 despite sub-zero temperatures.


Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 26, 2024

Legislators consider changes to residency requirements for hunting and fishing licenses. Plus, researchers track permafrost thaw in Nunapitchuk as the village plans to relocate to higher ground. And, mushers and dog teams kick off the Kuskokwim 300 tonight.


Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, January 25, 2024

Federal prosecutors say more than 50 indicted drug traffickers targeted both Alaska's cities and its far-flung communities. Plus, a new report puts a price tag on the impacts of climate change in rural Alaska. And, teens in Wasilla go ice fishing to learn about food sovereignty.