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).
LISTEN: What can history tell us about which Alaskans face the greatest barriers to employment?11/09/2020
Nationally, Black and Asian Americans are facing a much greater increase in the unemployment rate, compared to white Americans.
Ketchikan assembly asks state for LGBTQ protections after overriding mayor’s veto10/09/2020
In a nonbinding resolution, the borough assembly asked for state protections for sexual orientation and gender identity, as the city's resolution doesn't necessarily apply to outlying areas.
UAA coaches, athletes fight to save skiing, hockey and gymnastics04/09/2020
Student athletes, coaches and other community members are pleading with university leaders for more time. They say they can find a way to cut costs, raise revenue and save the sports.
With ‘cheerful honking’ Juneau celebrates Pride with outdoor drive-in drag show04/09/2020
Juneau’s LGBTQ+ community celebrated Pride last week with a series of events focused on advocacy and support for each other.
A pair of stranded killer whales (and a sick sea lion) has biologists looking for answers04/09/2020
Dead orcas are extremely rare to find most years.
LISTEN: U.S. House incumbent Don Young answers listener questions03/09/2020
Alaska has only one U.S. House seat and Congressman Don Young is seeking his 25th term in that position. What does he want to accomplish in the next two years if he is re-elected?