Alaska Public Radio News 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. This is the complete 30-minute program as aired on APRN stations.

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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. This is the complete 30-minute program as aired on APRN stations.

Most Recent Episodes

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The village of St. Paul on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. (Nathaniel Herz / Alaska's Energy Desk) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly: 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. Reports tonight from: Liz Ruskin and Nat Herz in Anchorage Jacob Resneck in Juneau Angela Denning Petersburg Erin McKinstry in Sitka Send news tips, questions or comments to news@alaskapublic.org.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 22, 2021

Heavy rains led to a landslide in Haines on Wednesday, December 2. (Jacob Cheeseman photo) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Monday on Alaska News Nightly: 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. Reports tonight from: Tegan Hanlon in Anchorage Henry Leasia in Haines Hope McKenney in Unalaska Robyne and Molly Rettig in Fairbanks Robert Woolsey in Sitka Tim Ellis in Delta Junction Send news tips, questions or comments to news@alaskapublic.org.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 22, 2021

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 19th, 2021

Alaska Congressman Don Young during a virtual meeting of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee on February 18, 2021. (Screensho/Liz Ruskin) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Friday on Alaska News Nightly: Congressman Don Young defends allowing weapons into committee hearing rooms. And, the SeaLife 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. Reports tonight from: Andrew Kitchenman and Jacob Resneck in Juneau Liz Ruskin in Anchorage Hope McKenney in Unalaska Sage Smiley in Wrangell Sabine Poux in Kenai Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg Send news tips, questions or comments to news@alaskapublic.org.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 19th, 2021

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Musher Dallas Seavey is returning to the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race this year. The four-time champion's success streak came to an abrupt halt in 2017 when race officials announced that several of his dogs tested positive for a prohibited pain reliever. Seavey says he did not give the drug to his dogs, and the race cleared him of any wrongdoing in 2018. Seavey now lives on a vast property in Talkeetna with more than 100 sled dogs. He says he's coming back to the Iditarod with a new perspective after wading through some of the biggest challenges of his life. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Thursday on Alaska News Nightly: 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. Reports tonight from: Andrew Kitchenman and Rashah McChesney in Juneau Nat Herz, Lex Treinen and Tegan Hanlon in Anchorage Dan Bross in Fairbanks Angela Denning in Petersburg Send news tips, questions or comments to news@alaskapublic.org.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski speaks to reporters during her annual visit to the Alaska State Capitol in Juneau, on Feb. 16, 2021. (Andrew Kitchenman/KTOO and Alaska Public Media) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly: 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. Reports tonight from: Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau Erin McKinstry in Sitka Tripp Crouse in Anchorage Henry Leasia in Haines Sabine Poux in Kenai Lex Treinen at the end of the Yukon Quest trail in Circle and Molly Rettig in Fairbanks Send news tips, questions or comments to news@alaskapublic.org.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

Jayson Vinberg with his wife Becky and sons Eaen and Duncan in Sept. 2018. (Furio) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly: 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. Reports tonight from: Andrew Kitchenman and Jacob Resneck in Juneau Nat Herz in Anchorage Sabine Poux in Kenai Tim Ellis in Delta Junction Wesley Early in Kotzebue Maria Dudzak in Ketchikan Lex Treinen in Circle Send news tips, questions or comments to news@alaskapublic.org.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 15th, 2021

Richie Diehl of Aniak is the 2021 Kuskokwim 300 Champion. Diehl is pictured here with his fiancé, Emerie Fairbanks, for his Valentine's Day finish. February 14, 2021 in Bethel, Alaska. (Katie Basile/KYUK) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Monday on Alaska News Nightly: 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. Reports tonight from: Rashah McChesney in Juneau Nat Herz and Kavitha George in Anchorage Angela Denning in Petersburg Dan Bross in Fairbanks Greg Kim in Bethel

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 15th, 2021

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 12th, 2021

Two Wasilla police officers hold a woman under arrest at Walmart on Feb. 6, 2021, in a screen shot from a video recorded on Facebook live by Mike Linn. Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Friday on Alaska News Nightly: 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. Reports tonight from: Rashah McChesney and Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau Tegan Hanlon and Adelyn Baxter in Anchorage Lex Treinen in Fairbanks Sage Smiley in Wrangell Erin McKinstry in Sitka

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 12th, 2021

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 11th, 2021

Dr. Anne Zink, Alaska's Chief Medical Officer, watches Gov. Mike Dunleavy during a press conference on the COVID-19 pandemic on April 2, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Creative Commons photo courtesy Alaska Governor's Office) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Thursday on Alaska News Nightly: 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. Reports tonight from: Tegan Hanlon in Anchorage Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau Wesley Early in Kotzebue Tim Ellis in Delta Junction Claire Stremple in Haines

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 11th, 2021

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Protesters outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 before Pro-Trump extremists stormed that capitol. Photo from a 10:21 a.m. tweet. (Liz Ruskin/Alaska Public Media). Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly: 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. Reports tonight from: Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C. Andrew Kitchenman, Jacob Resneck and Rashah McChesney in Juneau Lex Treinen in Fairbanks Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel Henry Leasia in Haines Kavitha George in Anchorage Alaska News Nightly wants to help share your Valentine's messages to loved ones, family, friends, and important people in your life. Send us an audio message, that's what we'd prefer, or a written message, to news@alaskapublic.org with the subject line 'VDAY' so we don't miss it. We'll share your Valentines on the air Friday.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

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