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News stories specifically for Western Alaska. Each newscast is filled with information about current events, legislation, political races, cultural celebrations, and more; we strive to air what’s happening and what’s important in this region.

Update News: Friday, March 5, 2013

In Friday’s news: Noorvik man in custody after pointing semi-automatic rifle at VPSO; City of Emmonak still working on water/sewer vacuum system; Senator Lisa Murkowski hosted…

Update News: Wednesday, April 3, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: VAWA passage thrusts tribal jurisdiction debate into the spotlight again; Twelve Alaska Native Regional Corporations have come together supporting change in oil tax…

Update News: Tuesday, April 2, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Persons in Alaska State Trooper helicopter crash have been identified; Alaska House passes legislation advancing pipeline to transport natural gas to Southcentral Alaska;…

Update News: Monday, April 1, 2013

In Monday’s News: Trooper helicopter down; Pipeline to study whether less water content will improve performance; State spending will require dipping into reserves; CDC grant to…

Update News: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

In Wednesday’s News: PTPC issues severe reprimand to former NPS Superintendent Mike Brawner, sexual harassment charges placed on Brawner’s record; AK House of Representatives calls for…