Related topics

AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory, AK

August 23, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Alaska at 8:45 a.m.



ANCHORAGE — The Anchorage School District has canceled a high school football team’s activities for a week following allegations of hazing and sexual misconduct. Superintendent Deena Bishop sent an email to Dimond High School parents and staff Wednesday, saying the football program was suspended, including its practices and games.


ANCHORAGE — Alaska regulators are investigating after crude oil was discovered along a buried section of the trans-Alaska pipeline north of Fairbanks. Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. has recovered 10 gallons (39 liters) of crude oil discovered Sunday following an excavation at the site south of Atigun Pass, the Anchorage Daily News reported.


— ALASKA EARTHQUAKE — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Wednesday night in Alaska.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apanchorage@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

The AP-Anchorage

Update hourly