APRN: Alaska News
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Get Alaska statewide news from the stations of the Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN). With a central news room in Anchorage and contributing reporters spread across the state, we capture news in the Voices of Alaska and share it with the world. Tune in to your local APRN station in Alaska, visit us online at APRN.ORG or subscribe to the Alaska News podcast right here. These are individual news stories, most of which appear in Alaska News Nightly (available as a separate podcast).
||Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 27, 2015||Elections Director Resigns Abruptly at Lt. Gov's Request; Berkowitz Transition Report Draws on Community, Corporate Solutions Alike; Erosion Along the Matanuska Continues to Imperil Homes; Dead Fish, Wildlife In Aleutians May Be Victims Of Toxic Algae Out||27 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Division of Elections director resigns at Lt. Governor’s request||Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has asked the state's Division of Elections director Gail Fenumiai to resign. Claire Richardson is special assistant to Mallott. She says they accepted Fenumiai's resignation on Friday. Download Audio||27 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||7 Homes Imperiled By Erosion on the Matanuska River||The state Department of Transportation is taking emergency action to start work on protecting the Glenn Highway from Matanuska River waters North of Sutton. State Representative Jim Colver says he viewed the damage from river erosion Monday, and has reque||27 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Dead Fish, Wildlife In Aleutians May Be Victims Of Toxic Algae Outbreak||Scientists have been receiving reports of dead and dying whales, birds and small fish in the Aleutian Islands. They think it might be from toxic algae proliferating, thanks to unusually warm ocean temperatures. Download Audio||27 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Forgiving Without Forgetting: A Tlingit Village Up in Smoke||In 1962, the Douglas Indian Village was set ablaze to make way for a new harbor. This month marks 53 years since the city displaced households of Tlingit T’aaku Kwáan families. Little to no restitution has ever been offered. Download Audio||27 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Denali Wolf Hunt Nears Opening Despite Low Population Numbers||Wolf hunting season is scheduled to open next month in and around Denali National Park, despite record low wolf numbers. This spring, Park biologists counted fewer than 50 Denali wolves, heightening a long running battle over the popularly viewed animals.||27 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Groups seek halt to POW wolf hunting, logging||Citing a state study that shows a sharp decline in the wolf population on Prince of Wales Island and surrounding islands, six conservation groups have asked state and federal officials to take steps to help preserve the remaining animals. Download Audio||27 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|