Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprnListen nowMurkowski looks at Trump, sees resource developmentLiz Ruskin, Alaska Public Media – Washington D.C.Sen. Murkowski is skeptical of some of President Trump’s actions, but in a speech to the Alaska Legislature, Murkowski portrayed the Trump administration as an opportunity for resource development. She also says she won’t vote to defund Planned Parenthood or repeal Medicaid expansion.State moves forward on filling attorney general positionAndrew Kitchenman, KTOO – JuneauAlaska moved a step closer today to permanently filling the position of attorney general.Study shows rise in some prenatal exposure to opiatesAnne Hillman, Alaska Public Media – AnchorageA new study from a state epidemiologist looks at babies who were exposed to opiates before birth. Unlike pervious studies, it goes beyond the sharp rise in cases for a portion of the population to explore what happens next.Carbon monoxide a factor in Soldotna deathsShahla Farzan, KBBI – HomerThe deaths of two Soldotna residents found in a burned truck in November have been ruled accidental.After uncertainty, Alaska national parks get green light to hire summer staffEmily Files, KHNS – HainesAlaska National Parks can hire the hundreds of seasonal employees they need to keep up with summer operations. Seasonal staffing was thrown into limbo when President Donald Trump ordered a federal hiring freeze in January. After about a month of questions and waiting, Alaska national parks can now get to business hiring summer staff.Twenty years after the Bethel School shootingAnna Rose MacArthur and Rhonda McBride, KYUK – BethelFebruary 19, 1997. If you lived in Bethel on that day, you would remember exactly where you were and what you were doing, even though it was 20 years ago. That’s the day Evan Ramsey took a 12-gauge shotgun to school and opened fire in the lobby, just before class started.Mt. Edgecumbe High School marks 70th anniversaryEmily Russell, KCAW – Sitka70 years ago, Feb. 22, 1947, the Bureau of Indian Affairs opened Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka. BIA and other boarding institutions that operated in Alaska until the 1980s left some students traumatized, while others say it saved their lives.Ask a Climatologist: We know it’s bad in the Arctic, what about the Antarctic?Annie Feidt, Alaska’s Energy Desk – AnchorageSea ice extent in the waters off Antarctica reached a record low last week. That bucks the recent trend of increasing sea ice off the continent. Alaska’s Energy Desk is checking in with climatologist Brian Brettschneider each week as part of the segment, Ask a Climatologist. This week, we’re responding to a listener who asked whether sea ice in Antarctic waters has been generally increasing while arctic ice has seen dramatic declines.