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Get Alaska statewide news from the stations of the Alaska Public Media News (AKPM). 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 public radio station in Alaska, visit us online at alaskapublic.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).

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Get Alaska statewide news from the stations of the Alaska Public Media News (AKPM). 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 public radio station in Alaska, visit us online at alaskapublic.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).

    House bill, called ‘watershed legislation,’ would give tribes recognition in Alaska

    House bill, called ‘watershed legislation,’ would give tribes recognition in Alaska

    The federal government has long recognized Alaska Native tribes, similar to how it recognizes tribes in the rest of the country. But Alaska’s state government hasn’t been as consistent, and state lawmakers are looking to change that.

    LISTEN: A story of love, loss and letting go in ‘The Adventurer’s Son’

    LISTEN: A story of love, loss and letting go in ‘The Adventurer’s Son’

    The book is centered around a tragedy: It describes the disappearance of Roman Dial’s son, Cody Roman Dial, who vanished in the rainforest of Costa Rica in 2014.

    A new fish processor is buoying King Cove’s fishermen. But now the town’s finances are sinking.

    A new fish processor is buoying King Cove’s fishermen. But now the town’s finances are sinking.

    The opening of a new processing plant in a nearby village has reduced frustrations for fishermen in King Cove, who were long frustrated at the limited market for their catch. But with the fish being sold elsewhere, the town of King Cove itself is now contending with a massive budget hole caused by a crash in fish tax revenue.

    Push begins in the Legislature to restore ferry service

    Push begins in the Legislature to restore ferry service

    House lawmakers have taken a first step to bolster funding to the Alaska Marine Highway System.

    LISTEN: Looking for love? These Anchorage matchmakers say the odds are good.

    LISTEN: Looking for love? These Anchorage matchmakers say the odds are good.

    This version of matchmaking involves both introducing would-be lovers in person and improving their experiences in the online realm.

    Alaska Supreme Court says judge was wrong to stall recall of Gov. Dunleavy while appeal plays out

    Alaska Supreme Court says judge was wrong to stall recall of Gov. Dunleavy while appeal plays out

    The group seeking to recall Alaska GOP Gov. Mike Dunleavy can proceed with signature-gathering while an appeal of the campaign's legality plays out, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled Friday.

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