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 nowVeteran of Alaska campaigns said to be in line for White House jobLiz Ruskin, Alaska Public Media – Washington D.C.Multiple news outlets report Mike Dubke is about to be named as President Trump’s new communications director. The Washington-based political strategist has worked on several Alaska campaigns, including those of Sens. Murkowski and Sullivan.New York hedge fund slams Northern Dynasty, Pebble Mine in investor reportDave Bendinger, KDLG – Dillingham“Worthless” is how a New York hedge fund labeled the value of Northern Dynasty stock in a report issued Tuesday. Northern Dynasty is the Vancouver-based company behind the proposed Pebble Mine, which Kerrisdale said is a project that will never be commercially or politically viable.Legislators hear public testimony on income tax billAndrew Kitchenman, KTOO – JuneauPublic testimony was split today on a bill that would introduce an income tax and use money from Permanent Fund earnings to pay for state government.Alaska’s gender wage gap among largest in U.S.Shahla Farzan, KBBI – HomerAlaska has one of the largest wage gaps between men and women in the country, according to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released Tuesday.Denali wolf protection back before Game BoardDan Bross, KUAC – FairbanksProposals to reinstate a no wolf kill area on state land along Denali National Park’s northeast edge, will be considered by the Alaska Board of Game.Waiting for winter: ice roads mean the North Slope can get to workElizabeth Harball, Alaska’s Energy Desk – AnchorageEvery winter, a massive infrastructure project takes place on the North Slope — one that’s designed to disappear. Ice roads are built to minimize the oil industry’s footprint on the sensitive tundra, and melt away in spring. Many of the oil industry’s multi-million dollar projects on the North Slope can’t be built until the ice roads are finished each year.AK: Fleeing violence and feeling fearful in a new homeAnne Hillman, Alaska Public Media – AnchorageAfter three years of waiting for special immigrant visas, a family from Iraq finally arrived in Anchorage last fall. They were seeking safety. Then, on January 27, President Trump signed an executive order, and everything seemed to change.49 Voices: Zion Phillips of AnchorageWesley Early, Alaska Public Media – AnchorageThis week we’re hearing from Zion Phillips in Anchorage. Phillips is a UAA freshmen and president of UAA’s Black Student Union.