When he was on the campaign trail, Alaska Gov. Michael Dunleavy promised to pay Permanent Fund dividends of more than $6,000. And now, he’s trying to making good on that promise. But delivering on that promise isn’t going to be simple. It might not even be possible. Paying Dividends, a new podcast from KTOO and Alaska Public Media, will follow along with the legislative session as this high stakes debate plays out in Juneau.
With pixels and stagecraft, ‘Arctic Experience’ aims to inspire the next generation to fight Big OilA traveling interactive exhibit is designed to compel young people to care about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
- Alaska Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration is coming to the aid of an oil company’s plans to search for oil in Cook Inlet, in the face of a lawsuit filed by environmental organizations.
- The Kodiak village of Akhiok is replacing its 40-year-old power grid and generator.
- An organization funded by Rupert Murdoch’s left-leaning daughter-in-law has donated more than a half-million dollars to a campaign to overhaul Alaska’s election laws.