Fairbanks protesters organize against the state wolf control program; Anchorage man beaten, bound and put in dog kennel, police searching for suspects; Trump’s streamlining order: You’ve seen its kind before; Alaska Airlines pilots plan picket over lack of compensation; During NTSB investigative hearing, Ravn announces changes; more to come; Feds say ferry system violates family leave act; Catching food security in a dipnet; AK: Cyclists support the fight against cancer while riding from Texas to Alaska; 49 Voices: William "Pops" Wilson of Wasilla Listen now
Last week 70 cyclists completed the longest annual charity bicycle ride in the world from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska. Every year the Texas 4000 raises thousands of dollars for cancer research. Listen now
KSKA: Thursday, August 24, at 2:00 p.m.
"New Arrivals" is Alaska Public Media's profiles of people who recently moved to Anchorage. Every Tuesday, we meet a New Arrival from another country, another state, or another part of Alaska. This week we meet Elijah, from Michigan.
Monday, August 21, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Join UAA Department of Theatre and Dance faculty members Brian Cook and Ty Hewitt this week on Stage Talk as they let us in on an exciting new season that breaks away from the traditional fare of scripted drama and dives headlong into the creative process as it progresses throughout the year. Included in this season is a year-long celebration of Earth Matters on Stage. LISTEN HERE KSKA: Friday, August 18 at 2:45pm
Alaska senators fault Trump's tack on racist rally; Nearly half of structures on dock affected by fire, says processing plant fire witness; Feds move forward with review of Hilcorp’s Arctic drilling plans; There’s a new Arctic drilling battle brewing — and it’s not in ANWR; Several inmates charged with assault, rioting at Fairbanks prison; M/V Tustumena back on the water; Diving for answers: Will blue king crab come back in the Pribilofs?; Sun’aq wins grant to study invasive species' effect on subsistence resources; Solar eclipse has stargazers excited all around the world; Juneau chef crowned King of Seafood at Great American Seafood Cook-Off Listen now
Imprisoned former militia leader Schaeffer Cox has appeal hearing; Governors of 2 pot states push back on Trump administration; Haines Assembly members survive divisive recall election; Peter Pan Seafoods Port Moller plant devastated in overnight fire; Some Alaska cities have sales tax, but not through Amazon; Mat-Su Assembly puts off plastic bag tax vote; As sea ice recedes, walrus haul out near Point Lay earlier than ever; Clark’s Point drawing families back to the village by reopening its school; Dimond High Presidential Scholar travels to D.C. to receive award Listen now
100+ Sitkans attend candlelight vigil for Charlottesville; Anchorage partners with DHS on human trafficking; With F-35 squads set for Eielson, thousands of people may come up with them; Can Alaska Native villagers in the YK Delta get a fair trial?; High levels of wastewater bacteria found at Alaska beaches; Walker signs SB 88, Mental Health Trust land exchange; Prominent musher Joee Redington passes away at 74; Dam protects Fairbanks from another '67 flood; Can sea stars make a comeback in Kachemak Bay? Listen now
Sen. Sullivan calls out neo-Nazis; Critics abound; Commuter flight makes emergency water landing outside Juneau, all occupants unharmed; ADN declares bankruptcy and new owners emerge; Recall election spotlights political division in Haines; BlueCrest is latest company to stop work, citing state’s defunct cash-for-credits scheme; St. George Island receives apology from USFWS... 75 years after WWII internment; Newtok village holds ribbon cutting at Mertarvik; Tularemia reported around Fairbanks, Palmer; vets urge quick diagnosis, treatment for pets; Longtime Juneau painter Herb Bonnett dies at 87 Listen now
Lawsuit to evict ADN over unpaid bills threatens paper’s future; Permanent Fund Corp. headquarters to undergo $4 million renovation; Hilcorp reports another spill in Cook Inlet; How books and buses are fighting summer hunger in rural Alaska; Alaska officials proceed with hydroelectric plant expansion; Delta Junction state parks user fees to stay the same this year; AK: Metlakatla residents celebrate their community's 130th birthday; 49 Voices: Sierra Anderson of Nome Listen now
KSKA: Thursday, August 17, at 2:00 p.m. It’s late summer in Alaska, so of course the topic of Outdoor Explorer is ski jumping! We'll visit ski jump practice on a warm summer day so you can hear how remarkable it is to hear the wind in the skis. We'll also talk with the head coach to learn what it takes to get up the courage to go down those ramps. LISTEN HERE
Every year on August 7, the Metlakatla Indian Community celebrates its founding with a day of art, food and prayer. Listen now
Monday, August 14, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. On this edition of the Line One we discuss the data on child abuse and neglect in Alaska, including risk factors, consequences, and prevention. Included will be a discussion of the Adverse Childhood Experiences data on long term health consequences. LISTEN HERE
KSKA: Friday, August 11 at 2:45p.m. Met any interesting people lately? Drop by the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery this Sunday, August 13 at 6pm and you just might as Stories at the Cemetery presents its second showing of the summer. This time, rather than walking from gravesite to gravesite to hear actors recreate the lives of Alaskan pioneers who are buried there as was done earlier this summer, all of the stories will be presented on a stage. Enter the cemetery at the John Bagoy Gate located on 7th and Cordova and bring a chair. Linda Benson and Dick Reichman drop by Stage Talk this week to tell us about who will be "showing up". LISTEN HERE
Sullivan wants 28 more interceptors at Ft. Greely; As Fairbanks police deal with spike in violent crime, low pay complicates filling vacancies; Two murders occur within two hours; Anchorage police say they're unrelated; Nearly 30 people hurt in Skagway tour accident; The future of an oil state: What’s next for Alaska?; What’s next for Nunavut Alaska? A vote; Global warming makes expedition to ice-locked North Pole possible; Wild Alaska salmon not on menus in China…yet Listen now
North Slope well leak estimated at over 7,000 gallons; Juneau Empire, Peninsula Clarion, Homer News sold to GateHouse Media; Industry officials react to Southeast king fishery closure; City employees to see new health clinic in Anchorage; Feds seek comments on Alaska’s in-state natural gas pipeline; Necropsy planned for humpback hit by cruise ship; Want the freshest Unalaska fish? Try Europe; NTSB unsure what led to 2015 Lynn Canal plane crash, investigation completed; Sign project revives 1967 Fairbanks flood history Listen now