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Writing “To Russia With Love”

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Vic Fischer is back for another edition of Alaska Radio Reader Rambler to talk about his memoir "To Russia With Love, An Alaskan's Journey," this time with co-author Charles Wohlforth. Discussing how they turned interviews and Fischer family letters in book pages, this month's program focuses on the creative process behind writing Vic's autobiography and how it came to be. KSKA: 11/26 at 1:00 pm

The Psychology of a Sex Offender

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On the next Line One, Anchorage Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Michelle Martin discusses the psychology of adult and juvenile sexual offenders, how to protect yourself from sex offenders, and other issues of sexuality, including talking to kids about sex and puberty. Join us with your comments and questions. KSKA: Monday 9/17 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Proposed Chugiak-Eagle River Land Use Codes Break With Anchorage Proper

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Although part of the municipality, Chugiak-Eagle River delights in proclaiming its differences from more densely populated, urbanized Anchorage proper. One way they hope to preserve that uniqueness is to have their own chapter in the municipality's Title 21 land use code.

Disaster Preparations Key To Business Survival

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Len Anderson, KSKA - Anchorage If it's important for individuals and families to prepare for a major disaster, that's equally true for businesses.  Only as Anchorage Chamber of Commerce members learned at their Monday...

13 Indigenous Grandmothers' Central Fire to Burn on Delaney Park Strip for 7 Days and 7 Nights

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Opening the 9th Gathering of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers, Yu'pik Grandmother Rita Pitka Blumentian lit the central fire on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage. At each of the Grandmothers Council,...

13 Indigenous Grandmothers' Central Fire to Burn on Delaney Park Strip for 7 Days and 7 Nights

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Opening the 9th Gathering of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers, Yu'pik Grandmother Rita Pitka Blumentian lit the central fire on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage. At each of the Grandmothers Council,...

DHSS Fully Cooperating in Child Abuse Case

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Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage The State Department of Health and Social Service is cooperating fully into the investigation of an Anchorage woman charged with abusing six adopted children...

UMed Traffic Concerns Push New Access Project

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Image courtesy of State of Alaska Wednesday evening the state Department of Transportation and Dowl HKM are hosting a public gathering to discuss ways to improve access to Anchorage's fast growing U-Med...

Trials and Tribulations of Teens with Same Sex Attraction

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Do gay and lesbian teens really have more psychosocial problems than heterosexual teens? If so what can be done to treat and/or prevent these problems? Dr. Ritch Savin-Williams of Cornell University is currently writing...

Algo Nuevo: May 15, 2011

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Here’s the music playlist from the Sunday May 15, 2011 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave ...

Traveling Music: May 15, 2011

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Here’s the music playlist from the May 15, 2011 edition of Traveling Music with Shonti Elder. ...

Night Music: May 14, 2011

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Here’s the music playlist from the May 14, 2011 edition of Night Music with Kirk Waldhaus.  All tracks ...

Fire Department Dedicates and Shows Off New Training Center

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Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage Yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon the Anchorage Fire Department held a double celebration. The main event was the ribbon cutting for the new, 18 million dollar Fire Training ...

Red White and Tuna

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Set in the tiny town of Tuna, Texas on the 4th of July, Red White and Tuna is the third in a trilogy and it opens at Cyrano's on Friday. One of the two...

Photo ID Vote Awaits Legal Opinion

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Len Anderson, KSKA - Anchorage Last (Tuesday) night the Anchorage Assembly again postponed its debate and vote on a mandatory photo ID requirement to purchase alcohol at city package stores and possibly bars...

Crosscurrents: Writing People and Place with Susan Orlean and Julia O'Malley

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Rin Tin Tin, the dog actor born during WWI on a battlefield in France is the subject of Susan Orlean's  (pictured right) next book. She read an excerpt and joined Anchorage Daily News columnist,...

Summer Tourist Numbers Show Improvement

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Len Anderson, KSKA - Anchorage The falling trend in visitor numbers to Alaska and Anchorage seems to have bottomed out, according to a trio of speakers at Monday's Anchorage Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The overall message...

Vaccine Refusal

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This week on Line One: Your Health Connection, science writer Dr. Mark Sawyer, joins host Dr. Woodard for a discussion on the history of vaccine refusal in the U.S., recent developments, the success of...

Algo Nuevo: May 8, 2011

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Here’s the music playlist from the Sunday May 8, 2011 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave ...

Something Different: May 8, 2011

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Here’s the music playlist from the May 8, 2011 edition of Something Different with Betsy. ...