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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 18, 2019 - Alaska Public Media News

Thu, 2019-04-18 18:22
Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, April 18, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...

Gavel Alaska is vital to democracy in our state - Anchorage Daily News

Thu, 2019-04-18 16:32
Gavel Alaska is vital to democracy in our state  Anchorage Daily News

People all across Alaska, particularly in rural communities, watch Gavel Alaska to see how the Legislature works.

MRAK Almanac: Easter train, Don Young event, 'Unplanned' movie in Juneau - Must Read Alaska

Thu, 2019-04-18 16:10
MRAK Almanac: Easter train, Don Young event, 'Unplanned' movie in Juneau  Must Read Alaska

April 19, 1933: John W. Troy, owner of the Daily Alaska Empire, was inaugurated as the 12th governor of Alaska, a position he held until 1939. Born in ...

ND Legislature Wrap - Thu. - knoxradio

Thu, 2019-04-18 14:14
ND Legislature Wrap - Thu.  knoxradio

North Dakota's Senate has killed a resolution that would have made it tougher for the Legislature to tap earnings from the state's oil tax savings account.

EAGLEXIT: Chugiak-Eagle River residents renew separation push - Alaskastar

Thu, 2019-04-18 13:30
EAGLEXIT: Chugiak-Eagle River residents renew separation push  Alaskastar

Former Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan used to refer to Chugiak-Eagle River as “the breakaway republic,” and for decades residents of the northern reaches of ...

Lawmakers reject Stiver appointment to pot board | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD - KFQD

Thu, 2019-04-18 11:09
Lawmakers reject Stiver appointment to pot board | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD  KFQD

FILE - This April 2, 2012, file photo shows the front entrance of the Alaska state Capitol building in Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File). JUNEAU ...

Lawmakers vote down Board of Fish appointee after sexual harassment allegations arise - KBBI

Thu, 2019-04-18 10:52
Lawmakers vote down Board of Fish appointee after sexual harassment allegations arise  KBBI

The Alaska Legislature approved all but one of Gov. Mike Dunleavy's four appointments to the Alaska Board of Fisheries Wednesday. Legislators tabled.

Winners, losers in the confirmation process - Must Read Alaska

Thu, 2019-04-18 10:50
Winners, losers in the confirmation process  Must Read Alaska

ANALYSIS: TRUST BROKEN BY CHARACTER ASSASSINATION. The confirmation process for the Dunleavy Administration devolved late in the evening on ...

Winners, losers in the confirmation process - Must Read Alaska

Thu, 2019-04-18 10:50
Winners, losers in the confirmation process  Must Read Alaska

ANALYSIS: TRUST BROKEN BY CHARACTER ASSASSINATION. The confirmation process for the Dunleavy Administration devolved late the evening on ...

Homer Rep. Vance looks into Board of Fish vote on Cook Inlet meeting location - Alaska Public Media News

Thu, 2019-04-18 10:05
Homer Rep. Vance looks into Board of Fish vote on Cook Inlet meeting location  Alaska Public Media News

Homer House Rep. Sarah Vance announced Friday that she is launching an inquiry into the Alaska Board of Fisheries' January vote to move its 2020 Upper ...

Legault cites equalization, hockey as reasons to be proud Canadian - Alaska Highway News

Thu, 2019-04-18 10:04
Legault cites equalization, hockey as reasons to be proud Canadian  Alaska Highway News

QUEBEC — As "gotcha" questions go, it was pretty mild, but Quebec Premier Francois Legault stumbled this week when asked why he is proud to be Canadian.

Commercial Fishermen Dismayed with Legislature's Confirmation of Pro-Pebble Advocate to Head Key Water Quality Watchdog Agency - Alaska Native News

Thu, 2019-04-18 09:56
Commercial Fishermen Dismayed with Legislature's Confirmation of Pro-Pebble Advocate to Head Key Water Quality Watchdog Agency  Alaska Native News

Jason Brune Approved as Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner. Juneau – Legislators voted to confirm Jason Brune as Commissioner for ...

Johnstone Out of Alaska Board of Fisheries After Last-Minute Allegations of Sexual Misconduct - SeafoodNews

Thu, 2019-04-18 07:41
Johnstone Out of Alaska Board of Fisheries After Last-Minute Allegations of Sexual Misconduct  SeafoodNews

Johnstone Out of Alaska Board of Fisheries After Last-Minute Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Alaska Governor Dunleavy's nomination of Board of Fisheries ...

Capitol Live: Labor leaders deliver protest letter to governor - Juneau Empire

Thu, 2019-04-18 07:30
Capitol Live: Labor leaders deliver protest letter to governor  Juneau Empire

3:25 p.m.. Dunleavy's administration announced this afternoon that the governor has set two more dates for community conversations. These will take place at 2 ...

Protections for nurses' working conditions supported by Eastside legislators - Kirkland Reporter

Thu, 2019-04-18 07:30
Protections for nurses' working conditions supported by Eastside legislators  Kirkland Reporter

Improvements to working conditions for nurses are closer than ever thanks to House Bill 1155.

Legislators reject six Dunleavy appointees to boards and commissions - Alaska Public Media News

Thu, 2019-04-18 07:24
Legislators reject six Dunleavy appointees to boards and commissions  Alaska Public Media News

The Alaska Legislature voted against confirming six of Gov. Mike Dunleavy's appointees to boards and commissions. Anchorage resident Karl Johnstone was ...

Larsen Elected as the Senate's New President Pro Tempore. - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 2019-04-18 06:07
Larsen Elected as the Senate's New President Pro Tempore.  U.S. News & World Report

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Minot Republican Sen. Oley Larsen has been elected as the Senate's new president pro tempore.

A plea to legislators: See through the character assignation of Board of Fish nominee - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Thu, 2019-04-18 00:25
A plea to legislators: See through the character assignation of Board of Fish nominee  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

As this is being written, the legislative confirmation vote for the Governor's Boards and Commissions nominees has yet to occur. I pay attention when Board of ...

Alaska Voices: In Support of the Constitutional Amendments - Kenai Peninsula Online

Wed, 2019-04-17 21:30
Alaska Voices: In Support of the Constitutional Amendments  Kenai Peninsula Online

Here we go again, seems like I've been defending all three of these issues my whole political life, 40-plus years. The difference this time that we have a ...

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