APRN News


  • Carnival Miracle Cancels 15 Ketchikan Port Calls

    April 18, 2014
    Citing mechanical issues that affect the Carnival Miracle’s maximum cruising speed, Carnival Cruise Lines has canceled 15 of that ship’s port calls in Ketchikan this summer.


  • Alaska Lawmakers Vote To Allow Medevac Membership Programs

    April 18, 2014
    Legislation allowing medevac membership programs to continue is on its way to Gov. Sean Parnell for his signature. The Alaska House unanimously approved Senate Bill 159 on Tuesday. It sailed through the Senate in late February.


  • Congressional Issues: U.S. Representative Don Young

    April 18, 2014
    Taking phone calls from all over the largest congressional district in the nation can be a challenge, but it also makes for quite a radio show. Alaska Congressman Don Young is back in his district for the spring recess, and ready to talk with you on the next Talk of Alaska. APRN: Tuesday, 4/22 at 10:00am


  • 300 Villages: Akiachak

    April 19, 2014
    This week, we’re heading to Akiachak, in Southwest Alaska. The village is the first in the state to formally decide to dissolve its local government in favor of traditional tribal representation. Jonathan Lomack is the executive director for Akiachak Native Community Tribal Government. Download Audio


  • Alaska News Nightly: April 18, 2014

    April 19, 2014
    School Advocates Unhappy With Education Bill’s Latest Rendering; Legislators Enter Session’s Home Stretch; Series Of Quakes Rattle Northwest Alaska; 'Recall Lindsey Holmes' Group Takes Petition Dismissal To Court; NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Fatal Hageland Crash; Talkeetna Guides With Everest Experience Speak About Deadly Incident; AK: Hazing Birds; 300 Villages: Akiachak Download Audio


  • NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Fatal Hageland Crash

    April 19, 2014
    The National Transportation Safety Board has published a preliminary report about the crash that killed two pilots near Three Step Mountain. Download Audio


  • Talkeetna Guides With Everest Experience Speak About Deadly Incident

    April 19, 2014
    On Friday, a deadly incident claimed the lives of at least 12 people on Mount Everest. Willi Prittie and Ellie Henke, both residents of Talkeetna, have extensive experience on Everest. Download Audio


  • ‘Recall Lindsey Holmes’ Group Takes Petition Dismissal To Court

    April 19, 2014
    Representatives from the "Recall Lindsey Holmes" group and Alaska's Division of Elections met in State Superior Court on Thursday. Download Audio


  • Series Of Quakes Rattle Northwest Alaska

    April 19, 2014
    A series of earthquakes rattled Northwest Alaska about 40 miles northeast of Kotzebue on Friday morning. The tremors began with a strong 5.6 magnitude earthquake at 10:44 Friday morning. Download Audio


  • Legislators Enter Session’s Home Stretch

    April 19, 2014
    Education isn’t the only thing left on the Legislature’s plate. APRN’s Alexandra Gutierrez is our Capitol correspondent, and she’s joining us today to walk us through what lawmakers need to do in the 60 hours before they gavel out. Download Audio