Alaska News Nightly

Weekdays from 6 - 6:30 pm

Alaska News Nightly is 30 minutes of news from around the state of Alaska, brought to you from the studios of APRN.

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  • Friday, January 19, 2018 5:46pm
    What's open, what's closed if the government shuts down; Interior aims to sign King Cove road deal Monday, official confirms; Anchorage mayor's race is on, as incumbent and challenger file to run; In State of the State speech, governor strikes optimistic tone; Diverse backgrounds among three on list for vacant state Senate seat; Kusko 300 race day has arrived; AK: The man behind the plow. Listen now
  • Thursday, January 18, 2018 5:53pm
    State senators slam additional Medicaid costs; Alaska senators vote 'no' as Senate renews surveillance law; Bethel police unable to trace cellphone calls to 911; Prison riot prompts lockdown; Anchorage bust nets $1.2M worth of meth, heroin; New app harnesses crowdsourced weather information; What caused the Blob? Scientists conclude: we did; K300 no stranger to severe weather; Board of Fisheries navigates 'uncharted territory' for Southeast's king salmon; Fishermen set off for first tanner crab fishery since 2013. Listen now
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 5:44pm
    Top Republican, Democrat in Alaska Senate differ on income tax; Lawmaker skips training amid dispute over harassment probe; Rep. Young wants earmarks back, and he’s not alone; State-ordered investigation following BP leak finds no additional problem wells; Once thought settled, Alaska LNG eyes alternative gasline routes; Calls for service plummet amid new strategy at Anchorage shelter; Among 100-plus proposals, Sitka’s sac roe herring fishery a top issue; Mat-Su Borough Assembly rejects agreement with state on air quality; State agencies provide stopgap timber for Southeast industry; World’s 'tightest house' on the market in Dillingham. Listen now
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018 5:49pm
    Legislative session kicks of with hope for productivity in House; Three finalists up for consideration to fill vacant Alaska Senate seat; Economist sees big role for U.S. oil, LNG but finds hurdles in Arctic; AK Attorney General asks Congress to open banking for pot businesses; Anchorage jail secretly, accidentally recorded attorney-client conversations; Knowles quits National Parks panel, says new administration won't listen; Petit takes 1st in Copper Basin 300; Shrimp decline causes concern, restrictions; Known for Denali winter ascent, Dupre now in for another chilly climb; Ask A Climatologist: What's up with that record January heat in Southeast? Listen now
  • Monday, January 15, 2018 5:42pm
    Governor to make pick for vacant House seat; Murkowski, Sullivan contend with less-Republican Senate; Alaska's first electric bus for public transit ready for Anchorage streets; Unprecedented open water, warm weather cause K300 route change; Alaska-to-Argentina bikers into Central America; Anchorage author chronicles 8-year friendship with Dizzy Gillespie. Listen now