Alaska's unemployment now highest in the nation

Alaska is facing the highest unemployment rate in the US, with June's employment rate down by an estimated 5,500 jobs compared to this time last year.


Alaska broadcaster, Monte Bowen, is retiring after 46 years in the news business. We hear from friends and colleagues about Bowen's history of reporting Alaska news.


Fairbanks Mayor Jim Matherly has nominated Jonathan Bagwill to fill the vacant seat on City Council. The Council will vote whether or not to accept Bagwill's nomination on Monday.



The US House passed a bill Thursday that will allow construction of a road from King Cove to Cold Bay. The road would cut through an 11-mile stretch of the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.


Car fire shuts down Richardson Highway's north-bound lanes Friday afternoon


Parents honor their late son's memory with new kind of park


Morning News Update B 7-24


Morning News Update A 7-24


Morning News Update B 7-21


WEIO opening ceremony brings together a culture full of tradition and unity


Miss WEIO contestants visit Presbyterian Hospitality House


More high school graduates taking 'gap year'


North Pole man sentenced to 2 years for sexually abusing child


Black Bear sighting on Ft. Wainwright


Blind man hopes new treatment will help him regain sight


Sen. John McCain is diagnosed with brain cancer,


S Salon's wig program helps local women through hair loss


Rubber Ducky Race returns to Fairbanks Saturday


North Pole candidate filing period ends July 28th


Sen. Sullivan frustrated after Republican health care plan dissolves


Republican health care bill halted for lack of support: Vote to repeal ACA scheduled


Murkowski & Energy Committee hopeful for future of oil and natural gas production


Road construction moves Golden Days Parade to Barnette Street


FNSB candidate filing period ends July 31st


Alaskan lawmakers speak about their stance on the Republican health care bill


Ft. Wainwright change of command ceremony welcomes Colonel Sean Fisher


Alaska Legislature adjourns after 180 days


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