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“Roadless Rule” Restored, Tongas National Forest

The Biden administration has finalized protections for the Tongass national forest here in Alaska. The department of agriculture has reinstated restrictions on road-building and logging on the Tongass. Originally created with the goal of protecting the environment — the so called “roadless rule” was rolled back under the trump administration. Roughly the size of West […]

Iditarod Volunteers Needed

It’s one of Alaska’s biggest sporting events and the Idiarod is now nearly a month away! Your Alaska Link’s Ian Stewart has details on how you can volunteer and get involved in the action. The Iditarod is Alaska’s premiere event featuring sled dog teams from around the world. While it’s still a ways away they […]

Brew & Barley Wine Festival 

Looking to have some fun this weekend? And maybe enjoy a cold one? The Alaska Craft Brew and Barley Wine festival is happening this weekend in Anchorage. We stopped by the Dena’ina center earlier today as organizers were setting up! The big event features local craft brews, barley wines, food and even live entertainment! “We’ve […]

Chilkoot Receives National Historical Trail Recognition

Meanwhile, a little national recognition for a stunning trail in Alaska. The Chilkoot is now one of just 20 national historic trails in the country. Snd at just 16 miles long, it is also the shortest. Unfortunately, the public cannot enjoy the Chilkoot trail right now. The national park service says the trail is closed […]

Hometown Hero January 27

Hometown Hero January 27

Congratulations to Robert Ramirez with the Steese volunteer fire department on his achievement of 2021 driver of the year!  

Book Battle At Homer Library

An update for you now on a book battle that’s been underway at the Homer library. Dozens of children’s and young adult books will stay exactly where they are. The books are considered LGBTQ content, and a group had been pushing to completely remove them from the library or move them to the adult section. […]

AK Teaching in Running for National Teacher Of The Year

Meanwhile — a teacher from northwest Alaska is in the running to become “National teacher of the year.” Congratulations to Harlee Harvey! Born and raised in Fairbanks — she teaches first grade at Tikigaq school in Point Hope. Miss Harvey is one of just five finalists vying for this prestigious honor. The council of chief […]