Keyes Investigation Highlights Lack Of National Missing Persons Database. Group Seeks Funding For Mat Su Borough Sexual Assault Response Team. Kenai Man Describes Bear Attack. Subsistence Fishermen On Kuskokwim Should Get More Kings This Summer. Boy Accidentally Shoots Sister in Mountain Village. Fish Processor Ships Live Crab Out Of Dutch Harbor. Haines Breaks Ground On Veterans Home.
This week on Addressing Alaskans, Professor Barry Eichengreen reviews the past, present and future of the United States dollar contending the gradual decline of the dollar and rise of other currencies will ultimately strengthen the world economy. Recorded last week at the Alaska World Affairs Council listen to Eichengreen’s talk based on his book Exorbitant Privilege: The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System Tuesday on Addressing Alaskans.
KSKA: Tuesday 4/30 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
On the next Line One: Your Health Connection, an international authority on the study and treatment of the effects of various traumas on the mental health of children, Dr. Joy Osofsky and Shirley Pittz of the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services join host Dr. Woodard to discuss the current state of knowledge regarding the effects of childhood trauma.
KSKA: Monday 4/29 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Leigh Newman author of the just published Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-Up World, One Long Journey Home spent some of her early teenage years hanging out at a local bookstore. She said, “It was my refuge. I loved that place. I used to sit and read and dream that I’d grow up to be….no, not a writer…but a bookstore owner.” But Leigh did grow up to be a writer. We shall explore how that happened and other fascinating adventures along the way including her Alaskan training, which taught her to pack light, survive scares aboard her father’s Cessna and elude marauding bears in rising flood waters.
KSKA: Monday 4/29 at 1:00 pm
The fondest dream of many parents is for our children to love the outdoors as much as we do. Summer is the time for that to happen, but how do you get them off the couch and outside when you’re away at work? On this edition of Outdoor Explorer, the topic is outdoors summer camps. We’ll talk about camp options, and also how to make sure it’s a positive and inspiring experience, even for shy indoor kids.What do you look for in a camp for your kids?
KSKA: Thusday 5/2 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
On the next Outdoor Explorer: Climbing North America’s highest peak. The first climbers of the season are beginning their attempts on Denali. And in a few weeks, base camp on the Kahiltna glacier will become an international village of mountaineers. Host Annie Feidt will be joined by Denali climbing guides and a National Park Service climbing ranger on the next Outdoor Explorer.
KSKA: Thursday 4/25 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
“If you couldn’t have wild salmon, what would you do? How is wealth defined in this community? Do you pray when you catch salmon?”
Tasked by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to decipher the cultural values of wild salmon to to Alaska Native residents in Bristol Bay, Dr. Alan Boraas’ and Catherine Knott’s interviews with 53 Dena’ina and Yup’ik elders centered on these three questions. Recorded at the University of Alaska Anchorage on the April 10, listen to Dr. Alan Boraas present what he learned throughout this two-year project Tuesday on Addressing Alaskans.
KSKA: Tuesday 4/23 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Cell phone use, bullying, school violence, and substance abuse are all areas of concern for parents these days. How significant are these problems in our Anchorage area high schools? On the next Line One: Your Health Connection host Prentiss Pemberton and his guests will discuss these topics and explore how prevalent they are in the Anchorage area. They will also address what parents can do to support their children and what we can as a community can do to assist the Anchorage School District in dealing with these threats to our children’s health and well being.
KSKA: Monday 4/22 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Two explosions have rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon, leaving at least 2 dead and 23 injured, the Boston Police Department reports. The explosions happened in quick succession four hours after the beginning of the men’s race. At that point, the majority of runners had crossed the finish line. Thousands, however, were still out on the course.
It’s a sure sign of spring in coastal Alaska, the arrival of migrating shorebirds that flock so thickly they sometimes look like clouds. Several communities welcome the birds and visitors who want to see them and learn about them, and its a great chance to get out on the water early in the season and forget winter. On the next Outdoor Explorer, we’ll be talking about the spring migrations and the shorebird festivals coming up in the next week weeks.
KSKA: Thursday 4/18 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
This week on Addressing Alaskans, we’ll feature one of three panel discussions recorded at the Urban in Alaska conference hosted by UAA. First Dr. Shelia Selkregg speaks on “Community Vision and Genius Loci,” followed by architect Klaus Mayer on “Lost Anchorage: Architecture in the Wild,” then Dr. Sharon Chamard on “Conflict Over Public Spaces: Responses to Chronic Public Inebriates in Anchorage” and finally Bruce Farnsworth of MTS Gallery on “A State in Time.”
KSKA: Tuesday 4/16 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Listen to a special edition of Line One: Your Health Connection when host Dr. Woodard interviews ABC News’ John Donovan about his forthcoming book on autism. Hosted by the Alaska World Affairs Council this interview was recorded in front of a live audience at the Hilton Anchorage on Friday April 12 and can be heard Monday on KSKA’s Line One.
KSKA: Monday 4/15 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Senate Passes Controversial Abortion Bill. House Considers Scrapping Knik Arm Bridge And Toll Authority. Air Force Grounds F-16s At Eielson. Investigators Looking At Alleged Assault By Juneau Football Coach. Nominee To Lead Energy Department Noncommittal On LNG Exports.State Attorney General Weighs In On Tribal Lands Case. Alaska Republican Party Ousts Chairwoman. Legislation Would Arm VPSOs. Alaskan Couple Completes Mega Traverse.
APD Alleges Man Pointed Gun Before Second Deadly Shooting Of 2013. State Vehicles Block Abortion Protesters In Juneau. Judge Tosses Stevens’ Prosecutors’ Suspensions. Legislature Votes Vince Webster Off The Board Of Fisheries. Legislature Considers Bill On Derelict Vessels. Court Decision Has Big Implications For Tribal Lands. Snow Totals Downgraded For Latest Storm. From ‘Bring It On’ To ‘I Can’t Take It Anymore,’ Anchorage Residents React To Snow. Technology Is Changing How Food Is Gathered In Rural Alaska.
Marvin Sentenced To 198 Years. U.N. Passes Global Arms Treaty That Faces Opposition In Senate. Northern Edge Cancelled. Hall Proposes New Testimony Protocol, Unions Apply To Hold Referendum. Ice Rescue. AK Moose Federation Breaks New Ground. More Snow On The Way For Anchorage. AK: Prom. 300 Villages: Upper Kalskag
Now it’s time for 300 villages. This week, we’re heading to Upper Kalskag, a community of about 200 people on the Kuskokwim river east of Bethel.
The media landscape has dramatically changed in the last decade alone. How have Alaska’s journalists adapted to these changes? And what do they predict for the future of journalism in Alaska? This week on Addressing Alaskans listen to a panel discussion on “Truth and Trust: Alaska’s News Media in the 21st Century” with reporters from the Alaska Dispatch, Anchorage Daily News, KTUU Channel 2, National Public Radio and UAA’s journalism school.
KSKA: Tuesday 4/9 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
At the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, the U.S. went from no medals ever in the sport of nordic combined to a gold and three silvers, more than any other country. Now there’s a push on to keep performing in this combination of jumping and distance skiing, and Anchorage is a key to the effort. On the next Outdoor Explorer, host Charles Wohlforth will be joined by a national team skier and coach, in town to build the athlete pipeline.
KSKA: Thursday 4/18 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
News headlines up for discussion this week include: Anchorage election results including school board; Governor Parnell’s oil-tax bill progress in Juneau; Natural gas, House bill 4; A tonguge lashing for Fairbanks Representative Scott Kawasaki; Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority (KABATA) update; Governor Parnell says it is time for Alaskans to embrace smaller government, starting with the budget.
KSKA: Friday, 4/5 at 2:00pm & Saturday, 4/6 at 6:00pm
TV: Friday, 4/5 at 7:30pm & Saturday, 4/6 at 5:00pm