The United States House passed a restrictive abortion measure last night that has no chance in the Senate.
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A state lawmaker is raising privacy concerns about signing petitions, but signature gatherers are calling it a scare tactic that could affect next year’s ballot.
The question was simple: why is gardening (in Alaska of all places!) important to you?
The responses were thoughtful, witty, and it quickly became clear to me that a garden represents something different to each person.
It is a small, yet powerful act of self-sufficiency, localism, and in some cases rebellion.
A huge proportion of Alaska is covered with ice. A lot more than has towns and cities or anything man made on it. That’s a lot of country to explore, and its truly beautiful, like another world. On the next Outdoor Explorer the topic is glacier travel. We’ll be talking with a guide who takes newbies on glacier treks, a photographer who specializes in glacier journeys, and a glaciologist who goes to work on glaciers, and knows how they’re made.
KSKA: Thursday 6/20 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Huge storms in the fall. A winter that was slow to start and then wouldn’t quit. A late, frigid spring that turned into a scorching June. On the next Hometown Alaska, we’ll talk about just how unusual the weather has been, and how that relates to climate–or doesn’t. Tune in with your questions for our weather and climate experts.
KSKA: Wednesday, 6/19, at 2 pm and 7 pm
“Knowledge is not a matter of getting reality right. But rather a matter of acquiring habits of action for coping with reality,” says Michael Lissack, executive director of the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence. This week on Addressing Alaskans listen to his talk on “Better Thinking About Thinking – Coherence, Complexity and Context” hosted by Alaska Pacific University.
KSKA: Tuesday 6/18 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
A group of Anchorage residents is ready to build Alaska’s first co-housing project. A form of condominium, co-housing is not really accounted for in current zoning codes, but may be a housing option preferable to those who seek a sustainable future in an urban environment. It reduces costs and is without the privacy concerns that room-mate situations have. In order to do it, you have to put your money on the line.
KSKA: Tuesday 6/18 at 10:00 am
Allison Warden is an Inupiaq performance artist and rapper, whose passion is helping young people explore their own culture… and find their voices and their place in the world. She doesn’t pretend to speak for all Inupiaq – she says they’re not all as weird as she is.
KSKA: Monday, 6/17 at 1:00 & 8:00pm
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