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  • Planned Parenthood's clinic in Anchorage – healthcare providers in Bristol Bay refer all patients to Anchorage clinics for abortion services.
    Planned Parenthood
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    Earlier this month, KLDG’s Katherine Moncure reported on abortion access in Bristol Bay. She spoke with fellow reporter Brian Venua about the experience of searching for information on a highly polarized issue.
  • Mifeprex, formerly called RU-486, is the brand name of the abortion pill called mifepristone.
    Michelle Del Guercio
    In the wake of the recent reversal of Roe vs. Wade, abortion remains legal in Alaska and is protected by the state constitution’s right to privacy. But, that doesn’t mean it’s available across the state. In Bristol Bay, patients seeking abortions have always faced obstacles to care.