This week we’re hearing from Kokayi Nosakhere in Anchorage. Nosakhere is community coordinator for Anchorage's branch of the NAACP. Listen now

This week we’re hearing from Zion Phillips in Anchorage. Phillips is a UAA freshmen and president of UAA’s Black Student Union. Listen now

This week we’re hearing from Phillip Eben in Anchorage. He was born in Unalakleet. Listen now

This week we’re hearing from Lawrence Bahovec in Wrangell. Bahovec has lived all over Southeast Alaska since he was a baby and recently celebrated his 100th birthday on January 4. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Jannelle Trowbridge from Nome. Trowbridge is a UAA student and Arctic Youth Ambassador who almost a decade ago sailed up to Alaska with her family from Michigan. Listen now

This week we're hearing from John Parsi in Anchorage. Parsi is an attorney and also moonlights as a member of various comedy troupes. Listen now

This week on 49 Voices, we're doing something a little different. John Borg was the mayor and postmaster of Eagle, Alaska, in 1976 when author John McPhee came through to research for his best-selling book Coming into the Country. For 40 years now, readers come into Eagle every summer asking about the characters they met in the book. John Borg shared his thoughts with Alaska’s Energy Desk about what it’s like to host these literary tourists. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Jack Bennett from Homer. Bennett is an industrial hemp advocate looking to establish more hemp homes throughout rural Alaska. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Santa Claus [Dan Bale]. On occasion he can be seen at Anchorage's Bass Pro Shop listening to children's wish lists during the holiday season. Listen Now

This week we're hearing from Sophie Leshan in Anchorage. Leshan is originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan and moved to Anchorage in 2013. She will be the University of Alaska Anchorage's Fall commencement speaker on Sunday. Listen Now

This week we're hearing from Ives Viray from Anchorage. Viray is a professional break-dancer and is looking to open Express Dance Studio early next year. Listen Now

This week, we're hearing from James Evans from Chugiak. Evans is a former US Navy photographer and will be graduating from the University of Alaska Anchorage this month. Listen Now

This week we're hearing from Ma'o Tosi in Anchorage. Tosi is a property manager at the Northway Mall and a community advocate. Listen Now

This week we're hearing from Darlena Fritzler from Wasilla. Fritzler is the Development Manager for the Alaska branch of the YWCA. Listen Now 

This week we're hearing from Ronell Corral in Anchorage. Corral is a UAA student and a second generation Filipino-American. Listen Now

This week is an election special-- Zoo election, that is. Supporters of the Alaska Zoo will be electing a president of their own on November 8th. Today we’ll hear from three candidates -- Aphun the polar bear, Denali the wolf and George the Magpie—as well as their two campaign managers. Listen Now

This week we're hearing Starla Heim in Anchorage. Heim is the owner of Dooley's Tuxedo's and Costumes. She inherited the company from her mother, and after almost 50 years of business, Dooley's will be closing its doors the day after Halloween. Listen Now

This week we're hearing from Josh Lynch in Fairbanks. Originally from Texas and Arkansas, Lynch will be experiencing his first snowy winter this year. Listen Now

This week we're hearing from Kate Mongeon in Eureka. Mongeon works and lives at the Eureka Roadhouse. Listen Now

This week we’re hearing from Jacqui Lambert from Kotzebue. Lambert is a volunteer here at Alaska Public Media and a student at UAA. Listen Now