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Talk of Alaska: The Role of the Press in the Statehood Push

The cross-winds of history were blowing strongly in the late nineteen-fifties when Alaska became a state. The Civil Rights Act was five years in the future, The Second World War was a...

Talk of Alaska: Wind Power in Rural Communities

Windmills are beginning to make a difference in Alaska’s energy picture.  Utilities have invested an estimated 87 million dollars in wind power, and some locations have seen their fuel consumption drop dramatically.  We’ll have...

Anchorage Edition: January 14, 2011

Each week, KAKM gathers commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics for this week are expected to include: The Tucson shootings The trans-Alaska pipeline forced to...

DeVilbiss Likely New Mat-Su Mayor

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage Larry DeVilbiss is the new Mayor of the Matanuska Susitna Borough, according to unofficial election results. He holds a majority over Joe Sullivan, with 1400 votes yet to be counted....