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Chum salmon leaping near Cold Bay, AK. (Photo: K. Mueller, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on August 28, 2011)

Congressional Candidates Debate Alaska Fisheries

On Wednesday, candidates vying for a seat in U.S. Congress will debate one of Alaska’s biggest industries: fisheries. Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Begich squares off against Republican challenger Dan Sullivan, followed by U.S. House Rep. Don Young and his challenger Forrest Dunbar. The debate happens live in Kodiak, and will be streamed live on KSKA.

KSKA: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
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September 30, 2014
Dr. Radwan Ziadeh on “Syria: From Struggle for Freedom to Humanitarian Crisis”

Dr. Radwan Ziadeh on “Syria: From Struggle for Freedom to Humanitarian Crisis”

Dr. Radwan Ziadeh is the founder and director of the Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies in Syria and co-founder and executive director of the Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies in Washington, D.C. He is the managing editor of the Transitional Justice in the Arab World Project. He is also a member of the Syrian National Preparatory committee for Transitional Justice.

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September 30, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 29, 2014

Begich Touts Positive Relationship with Murkowski in Campaign Ad; Aleutian Towns Struggle To Retain Safety Officers; Insurer: Affordable Care Act Needs A Fix In Alaska; ‘No Means No’ – UAS Includes Sexual Assault Ed In Freshmen Orientation; Warm Spell Helps Growers Salvage Harvest After Cool, Soggy Summer; Proposed Film/Photo Regs in Wilderness Areas Come Under Fire; Black Bear Party-Crashes A Ketchikan XC Meet

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September 29, 2014
Literary Alaska: Seth Kantner, Sherry Simpson, Joan Kane

Literary Alaska: Seth Kantner, Sherry Simpson, Joan Kane

Three Alaska writers join us on Hometown Alaska this week. Please welcome Joan Kane, Sherry Simpson and Seth Kantner. We’ll talk about getting your literary arms around a place as amazing as the one we live in.

KSKA: Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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September 26, 2014
A Preview of the 2014 Arctic Human Development Report

A Preview of the 2014 Arctic Human Development Report

The second Arctic Human Development Report is an assessment of trends that affect sustainable human development among residents of the circumpolar world. The first report came out in 2004. In the forthcoming report, authors from around the world compare and contrast cultural, economic, political and social conditions among the eight Arctic countries and in the world at large, and contribute to the knowledge and understanding of the consequences and interplay of physical and social global change processes for human living conditions and adaptability.

KSKA: Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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September 26, 2014
Dave’s Heart Attack – A Personal Health Crisis

Dave’s Heart Attack – A Personal Health Crisis

Line One host Prentiss Pemberton talks to one couple about how a sudden heath crisis changed their lives.

KSKA: Monday, Sept. 26, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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September 26, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 25, 2014

Seismologist: Quake’s Depth Helped Minimize Damage; Quake Shakes Anchorage-ites and Visitors Alike; Poll Shows Sullivan With An Edge; State To Defend Merged Gubernatorial Ticket; US Jets Scramble to Meet Russian Aircraft Near Alaska Airspace; Landslide Destroys Restoration Projects Near Sitka; College Student Wants To Make Voting Easier For Cellphone-Using Peers; Juneau Police Officer Takes on Justice Reform

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September 25, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 24, 2014

Forrest Dunbar: The Millennial Who Aims to Unseat Don Young; Studies Predict Peril for Alaska’s Feathered Migrants; Pilot Program Helps Bethel Farm Ship Produce to Cordova Schools; Petersburg Considers Changes to Senior Sales Tax Exemption; Alaska Power & Telephone Buys Gustavus Electric Co.; Downtown Stores Called Upon to Keep Juneau Attractive Year-Round; Rethinking The Asphalt Parking Spot

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September 24, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 23, 2014

Murkowski Backs Sullivan in TV Spot; Tribes Advance Self-Governance Initiative with Tax Bill; Wasilla Disability Clinic Owner Charged With Medicaid Fraud; Arctic Sea Ice Hits Minimum Extent, 6th Lowest on Record; Anchorage – A Climate Refuge?; Jurors Reach Mixed Verdict in Unalaska Homicide Trial; As Students Turn 18, Some Have Real Questions for Political Candidates; Art is Big Business in Southeast; Banned Books Week: ‘Captain Underpants’ Tops List Filled With Literary Classics

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September 23, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 22, 2014

State Ordered to Improve Voting Materials for Alaska Natives; Senate Candidates Vie for Rural Support; State Files Complaint Against Medicaid Payment Vendor; Deadline Set for Southeast Wolves ESA Review; KTVA Reporter Quits on Air, Dedicates Time to Pot Initiative; EPA’s 404-C Public Comment Period on Pebble Closes; NTSB Report Yields Few Clues In Fatal Soldotna Plane Crash; Murkowski Presses FDA To Clarify Spent-Grain Rule for Brewers; Arctic Researcher Says The Social Changes Are As Drastic as Climate Changes

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September 22, 2014
Farah Killidar on “Iraq: The Beginning of the End”

Farah Killidar on “Iraq: The Beginning of the End”

Farah Killidar has extensive experience in the Middle East, and once served as executive director of the Alaska World Affairs Council. She talks about how global and regional events have shaped the Iraq of today. Her talk, “Iraq: The Beginning of the End,” was hosted by the Alaska World Affairs Council.

KSKA: Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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September 19, 2014
Long-Term Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Long-Term Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Line One host Dr. Woodard and his guest, health journalist Jane Stevens discuss research on the consequences of adverse experiences in childhood.

KSKA: Monday, Sept. 17, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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September 19, 2014

Algo Nuevo: September 14, 2014

Here’s the Sunday, September 14, 2014 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the… Read More

September 18, 2014
Farah Killidar on “Iraq: The Beginning of the End”

Farah Killidar on “Iraq: The Beginning of the End”

Being of Iraqi origin, Farah Killidar has significant personal and professional interest in Iraq’s legal and political development. She has made presentations in the Middle East, the U.K. and the U.S. on Iraq’s legal system and the foreign investment climate; published articles on the subject; was invited as guest-lecturer at educational institutes; advised corporate and government clients on foreign investment in Iraq and ongoing changes to the legal and political system. When residing in Alaska, Farah acted as the executive director of the Alaska World Affairs Council and, more recently, as an independent legal consultant advising the U.S. Department of Commerce on Iraq’s commercial law development.

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September 16, 2014

Opening Remarks of the 2014 Alaska Cold War Conference

The 2014 Alaska Cold War conference brought together veterans, military officials and the public. The following podcast includes the conference’s opening remarks by Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, followed by an address from Lt. Gen. Russell Handy, head of Alaska Command.

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September 16, 2014
Aunt Phil’s Trunk: A Candid Journey Through Alaska History

Aunt Phil’s Trunk: A Candid Journey Through Alaska History

Alaska historian and speaker Laurel Downing Bill shares stories from Alaska’s colorful past. Bill, author of the award-winning Aunt Phil’s Trunk history series, has entertained audiences across the country with little-known tales from the Last Frontier.

KSKA: Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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September 12, 2014
Risk and Benefits of Common Immunizations

Risk and Benefits of Common Immunizations

Line One host Dr. Thad Woodard and two guest physicians discuss the risks, benefits and what’s new regarding childhood immunizations.

KSKA: Monday, Sept. 15, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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September 12, 2014

Algo Nuevo: September 7, 2014

Here’s the Sunday, September 7, 2014 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the… Read More

September 8, 2014
Spies Who Went Into The Cold

Spies Who Went Into The Cold

Robert Wallace is the former director of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Office of Technical Service. He will be speaking on the CIA and espionage technology during the Cold War.

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KSKA: Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.

September 5, 2014
Alcohol-Use Disorders

Alcohol-Use Disorders

Line One host Dr. Thad Woodard interviews a prominent addiction expert to the program. Addiction medicine and research physician Dr. Peter Friedmann of Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies joins the program to talk about disorders of alcohol use.

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KSKA: Monday, Sept. 8, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.

September 5, 2014