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Permitting, the Public Process, and House Bill 77

The Legislature is going to go back into session next week, and one of the big issues they’re expecting to grapple with is permitting. A controversial bill that would put restrictions on water rights and limit who can appeal state decisions has been criticized by Native groups and fishing interests, but the Department of Natural Resources says it’s needed to streamline the agency’s work.

APRN: Tuesday, 1/14 at 10:00am

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January 10, 2014 - 12:00 pm
Antibiotic Overuse and Resistance

Antibiotic Overuse and Resistance

We humans have the tendency to overdo a good thing. On the next Line One, we will discuss an example of this principle, antibiotic overuse and subsequent microbial resistance to antibiotics with Dr. Michael Bell, Deputy Director of CDC′s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion.

KSKA: Monday 1/13 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm
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January 10, 2014 - 11:07 am
VPA’s Dixie Swim Club

VPA’s Dixie Swim Club

It’s reunion time and these five women from North Carolina make the best of it every five years. Now it’s time for you to join them this week on Stage Talk as Marcia Beck and Lori Harris from VPA’s production of the playwright team of Jones, Hope and Wooten’s The Dixie Swim Club tell us all about the show opening January 10th and running through the 26th.

KSKA: Friday 1/10 at 2:45pm
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January 10, 2014 - 10:00 am

Susitna Dam Appropriation; And Set Net Initiative Rejected

Gov. Parnell seeks a smaller appropriation for the proposed Susitna dam. A Tatitlik village administrator goes to jail for misusing funds. Supporters of the marijuana initiative have enough signatures to make the primary election ballot. The flu is everywhere. What is in store for the oil and gas industry in 2014? Lt. Gov. Parnell rejects the set net initiative. The Municipality of Anchorage hires CH2M Hill to manage the port re-design. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark begich both support extend unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed.

KSKA: Friday, 1/10 at 2PM & Saturday, 1/11 at 6PM.
KAKM: Friday 1/10 at 7:30PM & Saturday. 1/11 at 4:30PM

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January 10, 2014 - 7:27 am

Faces of Alaska: Martin Buser

Four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser, has become an Alaskan icon through his exploits behind a dogsled team.

Alaska Public Media’s Lori Townsend sat down with Buser at Happy Trails Kennel in Big Lake, Alaska to talk about what it takes to build a career and business around mushing.

TV: Monday, January 13 @ 8 PM

January 7, 2014 - 1:26 pm

I Am A Bush Radio Reporter

Angela Denning-Barnes has worked at KYUK in Bethel for more than a decade, reporting on stories from the very edge of society.

For her living in, and reporting on, bush Alaska is more than just a lifestyle – it’s a source of true happiness.

January 5, 2014 - 10:15 pm

Showing you #Lovalaska

Today we’re giving back. Since its introduction in 2009, Alaska’s Pick Click Give program has enjoyed major success, despite residents seeing diminishing Permanent Fund Dividends almost every year.

This year Pick Click Give is unveiling a new campaign and slogan for the project. The mantra is “Lovalaska.”

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January 5, 2014 - 9:47 pm

Citizen Ski Racing

Tour of Anchorage 2013 from ATMI on Vimeo.

You don’t have to be an Olympian to participate in a Nordic ski race. Anchorage has races for the rest of us, where fast skiers can duel at the front while older and less competitive skiers push their personal limits. The Tour of Anchorage is the biggest race of the year, with up to 2,000 contestants covering up to 50 kilometers, but local volunteers organize many other cross-country ski races during the winter that are open to anyone willing to try.

KSKA: Thursday 1/9 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm
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January 3, 2014 - 3:00 pm
Rise of the Social Entrepreneur

Rise of the Social Entrepreneur

On the next Hometown Alaska, we’ll hear a particularly Alaskan perspective on social entrepreneurship with Yaso Thiru. She teaches accounting at Alaska Pacific University, and for the last 18 months has promoted social change through education, employment and entrepreneurial spirit. We’ll talk of numerous examples, some global and some local, and take a closer look at Hope Studios, a social entrepreneurship venture right here in Anchorage, with gallery manager Julie Mettler.

KSKA: Wednesday 1/8 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm
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January 3, 2014 - 1:00 pm
365 Days of Big Wildlife

365 Days of Big Wildlife

On the next Addressing Alaskans, take a month-by-month look at the year ahead through the eyes of area wildlife biologist, Jessy Coltrane. ”April is tax day and remove your bird feeder month!”  ”I like to call May, ‘Who’s poop is this?’”

Stories of hammock entangled moose, even swing set wearing moose are interwoven into Jessy’s talk entitled, “365 Days of Big Wildlife: Managing Wildlife Conflicts in Alaska’s Biggest City,” recorded at a BLM Campbell Creek Science Center Fireside Chat in December.

KSKA: Tuesday 1/7 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm
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January 3, 2014 - 12:30 pm
Natural Capital

Natural Capital

The living systems of the earth recycle waste, supply water, control pests, pollution, and disease, and much more, but these capacities can be depleted. The question is how to allow the economic system to take this into account?

APRN: Tuesday, 1/7 at 10:00am

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January 3, 2014 - 12:00 pm
The Global Fund

The Global Fund

For the United States the leading cause of death between one year and 45 years of age is unintentional injury, causing about 120,000 deaths for all age groups; but for the majority of the world’s population infections remain the leading killers. Malaria alone kills about 660,000 people per year. The Global Fund, our topic on Line One, seeks to fund the fight against HIV AIDS tuberculosis and malaria.

KSKA: Monday 1/7 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm
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January 3, 2014 - 11:00 am
One trunk. Many branches. Cyrano’s The Syringa Tree.

One trunk. Many branches. Cyrano’s The Syringa Tree.

Cyrano’s Theatre Company presents The Syringa Tree by Pamela Gien, a one-woman tour-de-force in which actor Nava Sarracino portrays twenty-four characters from two families during early apartheid to present-day free South Africa. Nava and Director Dick Reichman join Stage Talk this week to share how this play came about and how Nava approaches the challenges of such a demanding role.

KSKA: Friday, 1/3/14 at 2:45pm

January 3, 2014 - 10:12 am

Izembek Road Rejected; And Election Advertising Begins

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell rejects the Izembek Road – again. The primary election is eight months away but the advertising has begun. The Anchorage School District may have to cut 200 teachers, 400 support staff. The Legislature faces big issues in ’14. State lawmakers are getting and expanded home in downtown Anchorage – and criticism comes with it. Alaska law enforcement gets tough on the drug spice. Gov. Sean Parnell talks about addressing energy concerns in southeast Alaska. Gov. Parnell says it is time to changing the funding plan for the Knik Arm Crossing.

KSKA: Friday, 1/3 at 2PM & Saturday, 1/4 at 6PM.
KAKM: Friday 1/3 at 7:30PM & Saturday. 1/4 at 4:30PM

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January 3, 2014 - 9:00 am

Faces of Alaska: Rosita Worl

Throughout her life, Dr. Rosita Worl has been an a fighter, an anthropologist and an activist. Alaska Public Media’s Alexandra Gutierrez sat down with Rosita to talk about her life, and her hopes for the future.

TV: Monday, 1/6 at 8 PM

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January 2, 2014 - 7:00 am
I Know You’re Out There

I Know You’re Out There

Hear stories of missed connections, treasure maps and chasing the dream on the next Arctic Entries Radio Hour.  “I know you’re out there” is the theme for all of these stories originally told in February 2013 at the Snow Goose Theatre in Anchorage as part of the Arctic Entries live event.

KSKA: Wednesday 1/1 at 2:00 pm

January 1, 2014 - 4:20 pm
The Best of Town Square 49 Radio 2013

The Best of Town Square 49 Radio 2013

Today we’re looking back at the top five Town Square 49 Radio stories of 2013.

How did we pick our top five stories? We tallied up your Facebook “likes” for each of our stories and came up with this list.

Now, let’s catch up with some of our favorite people.

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December 30, 2013 - 12:43 pm

I am a Ski Builder

Will Spears is a dedicated ski bum. After growing up on the slopes of North Carolina, Spears decided to look for something a little steeper and shortly found himself in Alaska.

December 30, 2013 - 10:14 am
Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Anchorage Theatre Youth have been having this extraordinary adventure for the last few years thanks to South’s Erin Dagon Mitchell last year and this year David Block is taking West High for an encore. This year will feature an original musical by David Block, the Drama Teacher at West. Find out more about this amazing international gathering of theatre companies, what it takes to get there, and the impact it has on those involved.

KSKA: Monday 12/30 at 1:30 pm
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December 27, 2013 - 1:22 pm

Cyrano’s 2014 Season

From Shakespeare to a South African tour-de-force, to a world premier from a local playwright, Cyrano’s Theatre Company’s 2014 season promises to be full of surprises, artistic challenges and more. Join Producing Artistic Director Sandy Harper as she gives Stage Talk a heads-up into what the theatre has coming up this year.

KSKA: Friday 12/27 at 2:45 pm
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December 27, 2013 - 12:45 pm