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KSKA Tweetup: Captured on video

Alaska travel guru Scott McMurren attended last week’s “Tweetup” at KSKA and kindly shot video of the proceedings. With this video (below) plus the photos collected on Flickr, I think we’ve just about documented everything!

Thanks again to everyone that came out… Read More

January 13, 2009
KSKA Tweetup: A great success

KSKA Tweetup: A great success

Thanks to everyone that came out to the KSKA Tweetup Thursday night at KSKA / KAKM / APRN!

What a great group of people — we were proud to spend time meeting the people behind the avatars on Twitter, Facebook and elsewhere. And we had… Read More

January 9, 2009
Anchorage Edition: January 9, 2009

Anchorage Edition: January 9, 2009

Each week, host Michael Carey gathers journalists and commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics this week include:

  • Vern McCorkle, publisher of Alaska Business Monthly and all-around good man, has passed away.
  • Change comes

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January 9, 2009
Reminder: KSKA Tweetup today at 6pm

Reminder: KSKA Tweetup today at 6pm

A quick reminder to anyone interested in hanging out at KSKA and meeting some cool social media folks from around Anchorage…

The KSKA Tweetup is still on for today (Thursday) at 6:00 p.m. All we ask is that folks register for the event (free) so… Read More

January 8, 2009
KSKA 'Tweetup': Thursday at 6:00 p.m.

KSKA 'Tweetup': Thursday at 6:00 p.m.

Are you a Twitter user? Would you like to be? Maybe you use Facebook or MySpace or LinkedIn? Did your friends or family rope you into using social media services like these, or have you been using… Read More

January 4, 2009
The Best of Public Radio 2008

The Best of Public Radio 2008

Today (Sat, Dec 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) we’re revisiting some of the most memorable moments in public radio from all of 2008.

Hosted by Peter Sagal from Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, the Best of Public Radio is also your chance to… Read More

December 27, 2008

Food Bank scrambles to collect turkeys by Monday (Dec 22)

Since 1995, Anchorage groups have combined efforts in the holiday assistance program known as GIFT. GIFT takes place on Monday (December 22) and is a chance for individuals and families in need to receive holiday food and children’s gifts. But today, the Food Bank ofRead More

December 19, 2008
Anchorage Edition: December 19, 2008

Anchorage Edition: December 19, 2008

Each week, host Michael Carey gathers journalists and commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics this week include:

  • Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich’s work comes to an end as he heads to the U.S. Senate;

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December 19, 2008
Anchorage Edition: December 12, 2008

Anchorage Edition: December 12, 2008

Each week, host Michael Carey gathers journalists and commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics this week include:

  • Don Young loses his senior Republican ranking on the House Natural Resources Committee
  • Ted Stevens has

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December 12, 2008
Care to join KSKA for a Tweetup?

Care to join KSKA for a Tweetup?

While we can’t claim to be on the cutting edge of technology or social media here at KSKA, we do try to keep up. Which is why we use Twitter. At least a little.

What’s Twitter? Well, it’s one of the fastest-growing — and simplest… Read More

December 8, 2008
Anchorage Edition: December 5, 2008

Anchorage Edition: December 5, 2008

Each week, host Michael Carey gathers journalists and commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics this week include:

  • Anchorage Assembly and (outgoing) Begich administration are dealing with union contracts
  • Will the campaign for

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December 5, 2008
Listen to KSKA on your iPhone / iPod Touch

Listen to KSKA on your iPhone / iPod Touch

Do you have an iPhone or an iPod Touch?

If so, now you can take KSKA’s live audio stream with you anywhere you and you iPhone or iPod Touch roam with the new Public Radio Tuner app, now available — free — in the iTunes… Read More

December 2, 2008
Program Note: Anchorage Edition

Program Note: Anchorage Edition

Please Note: Anchorage Edition is taking the Thanksgiving holiday off this week and will not be seen this week. Michael Carey and the Anchorage Edition crew wish you a restful holiday! They’ll be back next Friday — December 5 — with a new episode covering… Read More

November 28, 2008
Stage Talk: A Christmas Story

Stage Talk: A Christmas Story

The holidays are here, and that means it’s time for classic holiday theatre fare, including a production of A Christmas Story by Valley Performing Arts (VPA). This week on Stage Talk we chat with Kevin O’Connor from VPA about their… Read More

November 28, 2008
Thanksgiving schedule update

Thanksgiving schedule update

This Thursday and Friday — Nov 27 & 28 — KSKA’s schedule will be a little unusual. Some programs are taking the days off, so we’re making substitutions. Here’s what Turkey Day and Black Friday will sound like on your favorite public radio station:

Thursday,

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November 26, 2008

Alaska Radio Reader Rambler: Anchorage Place Names

This month Sandy and Dick sit down with local author Rae Arno for a chat about her new book — Anchorage Place Names: The Who and Why of Streets, Parks and Places — all about the history behind the neighborhoods, streets and other… Read More

November 26, 2008
Anchorage Edition: November 21, 2008

Anchorage Edition: November 21, 2008

Each week, host Michael Carey gathers journalists and commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics this week include:

  • Ted Stevens defeated by Mark Begich for U.S. Senate seat; offers departing remarks on the floor

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November 21, 2008
Anchorage Edition: November 14, 2008

Anchorage Edition: November 14, 2008

Each week, host Michael Carey gathers journalists and commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics this week include:

  • Mark Begich rallying a come-from-behind vote counting drama for the U.S. Senate seat. (Begich ahead by

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November 14, 2008
Anchorage Edition: November 7, 2008

Anchorage Edition: November 7, 2008

Each week, host Michael Carey gathers journalists and commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics this week include:

  • Obama elected president, though not in the Alaskan vote; what impact did Palin have on McCain’s

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November 7, 2008

Valley voters to choose Lyda Green's successor

When state Senator Lyda Green announced she would not run for another term, Republican challenger Linda Menard won the Republican candidacy for Senate District G by default. Now the outcome of the race for District G is a toss-up.

Menard declined to be interviewed for… Read More

October 31, 2008