Kirsten Swann, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

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Kirsten Swann is a producer and reporter for Alaska Public Media.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

Leads shift in still-undecided Fairbanks elections; Jury delivers verdict in ex-cop's lawsuit; Justices wrestle how to set hovercraft case apart from subsistence; As the climate changes, Alaska’s DOT works to keep up; UA regents approve budget proposal; With no probation officer in Dillingham, how does supervision work in Bristol Bay?; Alaska contractors flock to new military construction projects; Fairbanks hires law firms to advise on suing over groundwater-contaminating chemicals; Alaska Mental Health Trust considers Canadian partnership to develop metals mine

At Anchorage library open mic, teen performers take center stage

Organized through the Anchorage Public Library, the teen open mic sessions are a way for young musicians and poets to practice performing in front of a live audience. Listen now

AK: Vusi Mahlasela, ‘The Voice,’ sings for Hiland

Before acclaimed South African musician Vusi Mahlasela kicked off his Alaska tour this month, he hosted a special show for inmates at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center. Listen now

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018

Byron Mallott resigns; Feds approve second Conoco oil project in National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska; Elders and Youth conference continues in Anchorage; Sitka police officer files suit; DEA hosts Fairbanks opioid summit; Togiak tribal authorities seize smuggled alcohol; Rural Alaska populations on the rise; Petersburg Assembly rejects Tongass timber sale audit Listen now

49 Voices: Gloria Johnson of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Gloria Johnson in Anchorage. Johnson is the superintendent of the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center in Eagle River. Listen now