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FAA provides details of Alaska furloughs due to federal sequestration

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday released some details about the effect of the national sequestration budget cuts in Alaska.

Recent Earthquakes That Shook the World

-  Monday at 8:00  -  Science for Alaska hosts seismologist Natalie Ruppert from the Alaska Earthquake Information Center.  Ruppert provides a look at the occurrence and effects of the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and New Zealand, 2008 earthquake in China and 2011 earthquake in Japan. These earthquakes occurred in different socio-economic and tectonic settings. [...]

Talk of Alaska

Talk of Alaska-  Saturdays at 5:00 p.m.  -  Join Steve Heimel from the Alaska Public Radio Network each week for Talk of Alaska.

Tsunami warning system test scheduled for Wednesday

Tsunami warning system test scheduled for WednesdayAlaska's warning communications system will be tested as part of Tsunami Preparedness Week.

Parnell declares this Tsunami Preparedness Week

Parnell declares this Tsunami Preparedness WeekGov. Sean Parnell has declared this Tsunami Preparedness Week in Alaska.

“Stand your ground” bill passes Alaska House

“Stand your ground” bill passes Alaska HouseHouse Bill 24 expands what’s known as the "castle doctrine," which allows people to use deadly force to protect their homes and businesses from intruders, extending it to anyplace a person lawfully has a right to be.

Ostebo: Sequestration cost for USCG less painful in AK

Ostebo: Sequestration cost for USCG less painful in AKFederal spending cuts known as sequestration will have less of an impact on the Coast Guard in Alaska than elsewhere in the country. That’s the word from Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, who is in charge of the Coast Guard’s District 17, which encompasses the entire state.

Iditarod teams face the windy Bering Sea coast

Iditarod teams face the windy Bering Sea coastIt’s getting close to the time when mushers will make some of their last moves. It’s only a matter of time before decisions on the trail turn into race results.

Great Programs All Week

Great Programs All WeekMonday – Science and Health; Tuesday – Alaska Native and Native American films and series; Wednesday – Alaska Documentaries and Specials; Thursday – Alaska Public Affairs; Friday – Public Affairs and Weekly Wrap-up;  Saturday – Music;  Sunday – Best of the Week Documentaries

U.S. Senator Begich Speaks

Senator Mark Begich will address the Alaska legislature today at 11:00 am. Watch live on 360 North and 360north.org