Josh Edge, Alaska Public Media


Iditarod 2016 photos from the trail by Alaska Public Media's Zachariah Hughes and KNOM's Emily Schwing.

This week we're hearing from Donna Erickson, who lives in Unalakleet. She remembers learning tv and radio skills growing up  in Barrow. Listen Now

This week we're going to Tyonek to hear from Jane Standifer. She remembers working at the teen center in town when she was a teen herself back in the early 1980s. Download Audio

The University of Alaska Anchorage men's basketball team took sixth place in the Great Alaska Shootout, falling to San Jose State University, 91-87. Download Audio

Today, we're hearing from Bernadette Charlie, a Navajo woman from New Mexico who moved to Fairbanks 11 years ago and married an Athabascan man. Listen Now

This week we went hunting for one of the best Halloween displays in Anchorage. When we knocked on the door, Eugene Enstice answered. He says he's been going all out with decorations since he bought the house in 1988. Download Audio

This week, we're hearing from Agatha Erickson who lives in Anchorage and recalls a moose hunting adventure outside of Nenana with her ex boyfriend a few years back.
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This week we're hearing from Mike Humphrey who spent 20 years in Fairbanks but reluctantly relocated to Anchorage two years ago. Download Audio

This week, we're talking with Chelan Schreifels, a civil engineer for the Army Corp of Engineers. She's currently on rotation in Japan, and that job has given her a unique perspective on her home state. Download Audio

This week, we hear from Matt Williams, who works as a special ed teacher in Anchorage most of the year. Every summer, he and his wife trade their frumpy teacher's clothes for Grundens and head out to Bristol Bay, where they work as commercial fishermen. Williams shares some thoughts on life at fish camp on Nushagak Bay. Download Audio

Now it's time for 49 voices. Sheila Arkell and her husband moved to Anchorage from Washington D.C. in the 1980s. She says the city felt a lot more isolated in those days. Download Audio

This week, we're talking with chef Amanda Cash, who owns a new food trailer in Anchorage called 'The Magpie' that specializes in making breakfast- and lunch- with local ingredients. Download Audio

This week, we're hearing from Jean Aspen, a writer of wilderness books and a nurse who lives in Homer. Download Audio

This week, we're hearing from Seth Landon, who also participated in the Clean Air Challenge. Landon moved to Alaska five years ago from the flat lands of Michigan and now calls Wasilla home. Download Audio

This week, we hear from Christie Willett, who moved to Alaska from New York State as a young teacher in 1975. Her first teaching job was in Hydaburg, on Prince of Wales Island. She remembers her first week in the town vividly. Download Audio

This week, we're hearing from Tom Irons, who is retired and lives in Homer. Download Audio

Republican Lawmakers Looking To Avoid Constitutional Budget Reserve Vote; More National Guard Records Released; The Blind Spot: Beyond No-Man's Land; Testing Refusals Hit Haines, Put Star Rating And Funding At Risk; Southwest's Healthy Sea Stars Could Shed Light on Wasting Disease; AK: Small Town Newspaper; 49 Voices: Tom Irons of Homer Download Audio

US To Assume Arctic Council Chair Amid Dispute Over Russian Military Moves; US Senate Confirms Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch; Alaska Miners Dispute Claim That 'Much' Of Alaska's Federal Lands Are Open To Mining; Jury Convicts Tanana Man In Evidence Tampering Case; The Blind Spot: Quitting Meth Alone, Together; UAF Announces Academic Program Cuts, Changes; Cessna 185 Makes Emergency Landing In Nome; PSP: With New Lab, STA Takes A Gamble On Shellfish Testing; Gov. Bill Walker Adopted Into Tlingit Clan Download Audio

With Legislature In Limbo, Walker Calls For Action On Bills; Sen. Sullivan Adds Amendment To Human Trafficking Bill; Rep. Young Advocating For Transfer Of Air Force Land To Galena; The Blind Spot: Harm Reduction at the Transit Center; Unalaska's Geothermal Hopes Stall Without City Backing; Two Face Felony Charges for Alleged $25,000 Theft from Nome Schools; Bethel Team Envisions Greywater Recycling; PSP: Tribal Partnership Seeks Modern Solution To An Ancient Problem Download Audio

Lawmakers Still Searching For Elusive Budgetary Compromise; Investigators: Suspect Tampered With Slain Troopers' Guns; Snaring Death Of Denali Wolf Prompts Push For Protection; The Blind Spot: A System of Order Over Chaos; Raven Landing Gets Financing to Expand, Meet Growing Need for Senior Housing; Town Hall Meetings Tackle Alaska's Food Security Issues; Cultivating Native Values, NYO Tournament Continues Growing Download Audio