Ft. Wainwright soldier charged with assaulting infant son

A Ft. Wainwright soldier is charged with assaulting his infant son. Fairbanks Police say 22-year-old Ronald L. McGriff was arrested Wednesday and charged with first degree assault for severely injuring his 8-month-old son in August. Listen now Police say McGriff admitted to kicking, shaking and throwing the baby, actions that resulted […]

Alaska could become climate change refuge for tropical fish

Ocean sunfish is captured in research trawl in July 2015. (Image courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Scientists are trying to better understand how the world’s fish will adapt to climate change. One recent finding: as temperatures rise new species could move into Alaska waters. Listen now Researchers from the […]

Flood watch for Kenai River drainage as dammed lake releases

The Kenai River (Wikimedia commons image) The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of the Kenai River drainage due to the release of water from a dammed glacial lake. Listen now The flood watch goes into effect Friday morning through Monday morning for Kenai Lake and the […]

Cyrano’s Theatre Company is killing monsters…

Taylor Campbell and Isaac Kumpula in She Kills Monsters Cyrano’s Theatre Company recently moved from their downtown location at 4th and D to 3800 Debarr Rd (site of the former Out North Contemporary Art House) and they are opening their new space with Qui Nguyen’s She Kills Monsters, a story of […]

Gov. Walker cites uncertainty over funding in opposing ACA repeal

Gov. Bill Walker speaks to reporters during a press conference at the Capitol in April. Walker has opposed the latest attempt to repeal the federal Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North) Gov. Bill Walker gave more reasons Thursday why he opposes the latest bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Bill sponsors say […]

Small spill reported at Valdez Marine Terminal

Alyeska Pipeline Service Company is investigating the cause of a spill at the Valdez Marine Terminal. (Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Interior) The operator of the Trans-Alaska pipeline is reporting an oil spill at the Marine Terminal in Valdez. Listen now Alyeska Pipeline Service Company estimated the volume of crude oil spilled to be less […]

Early recognition and interventions for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Baby Feet. (Credit Flickr user: sabianmaggy) Prenatal exposure to alcohol is a leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disabilities. These problems are often lifelong and have high costs for society. Line One will focus on the diagnosis and interventions on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder during this program.   GUESTS: […]

New Strains Alert: CBD Rich Blessing, Raindance, Fallen Angel, and More

Leafly’s New Strains Alert is an ongoing series that announces cannabis strains recently added to our database. Leave a rating and review for any you’ve tried, or find out if a strain is available in your area, by clicking through to the strain page.  We’ve got a full house this week! Fallen Angel from Devil’s […]

Welcoming Anchorage

Welcome sign near the airport. (Credit: Flickr user J. Stephen Conn Americans are debating who we are and who can aspire to join us. In Anchorage, a city where most people come from somewhere else, that debate is different because we’re such a diverse community. On the next Hometown Alaska, we’ll […]

10 Best Amsterdam Cannabis Coffeeshops to Visit

Early this year, news on the shuttering of Amsterdam’s oldest coffeeshop spooked smokers round the world. Many feared the fate of Mellow Yellow, established in 1972, would befall more Dutch cannabis dispensaries. Evolving national legislation has indeed forced closures, though often in connection to specific circumstances, such as proximity to a school. According to a […]