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The Who's Tommy at Mad Myrna's

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Peter Townsend's tale of a young boy's journey from pain to triumph, Tommy with music by The Who is now playing through May 14 at Mad Myrna's in Anchorage. Actors and musicians Van Horn...

Speech Touts Alaska's Alternative Energy Possibilities

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Monday the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce looked beyond the state's oil, natural gas and coal resources to Alaska's considerable, but yet largely untapped, renewable energy possibilities. Chris Rose is executive Director and founder of the...

Assembly Approves Budget Revisions

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It was pretty much Mayor Dan Sullivan's night as the Anchorage Assembly sorted through first quart revisions to the 2011 municipal budget. That trend became increasingly apparent as for the most part, the new...

Addressing Alaskans: Bristol Bay Salmon

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Photo courtesy of Daniel Schindler. Before the University of Alaska existed, researchers from the University of Washington School of Aquatics and Fisheries Science began collecting data on Bristol Bay salmon. Today over 50 percent of...

We're Back!

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kska.org and websites nationwide were shutdown last week when Amazon web servers encountered technical difficulties. Our outstanding IT team had to make a few adjustments, but today we're officially back on the web. Thank you...

Kids These Days! Suicide Prevention in Alaska

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Tuesday, April 26 at 2pm and 7pm Teenagers in Alaska are more at risk of dying by suicide than kids in any other state. Understanding this statistic and the efforts to fight the...

Algo Nuevo: April 24, 2011

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Here’s the music playlist from the Sunday April 24, 2011 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave ...

Something Different: April 24, 2011

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Here’s the music playlist from the April 24, 2011 edition of Something Different with Betsy. All...

Soul to Soul: April 23, 2011

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Here’s the music playlist from the April 23, 2011 edition of Soul to Soul with Marvel and Sherry Johnson. All tracks ...

Night Music: April 23, 2011

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Here’s the music playlist from the April 23, 2011 edition of Night Music with Kirk Waldhaus.  All tracks played are...

Anchorage School District Fires Four Staff Members

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Four Anchorage School District employees have been fired and one charged with stealing money from her school. The district made the announcement Thursday morning. Flanked by two Anchorage police detectives from the financial...

Produce Hits Anchorage Farmer’s Markets

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The Alaska Grown program is working to promote local produce and other farm products in a bid to strengthen the state’s fragile agricultural economy.  A variety of produce is available...

Redistricting Board Taking Public Comments

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Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage The state’s Redistricting Board is taking public comment this week on its two options for an Alaska redistricting map.  The first in a series of...

Addressing Alaskans: Gardening

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Nootka lupines, Ninilchik, Alaska. Source: flickr photostream jimsawthat Our three part series of gardening talks from the Alaska Botanical Garden conference concludes this week on Addressing Alaskans with two separate presentations. In the...

Algo Nuevo: April 17, 2011

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Here’s the music playlist from the Sunday April 17, 2011 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave ...

Award Winning Difficult Dialogue Program Selects Books of the Year

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It's an increasingly uncommon situation: divisive topics coupled with thoughtful discussion marked by mutual respect. But that's precisely the goal of a nationally recognized partnership between the University of Alaska Anchorage and...

Final Count Taking Place Today

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Photos and Story by Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage Today Anchorage’s Election Commission is counting the previously untallied ballots from the April 5th municipal election. At the public canvass meeting...

Final Count Taking Place Today

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Today Anchorage’s Election Commission is counting the previously untallied ballots from the April 5th municipal election. At the public canvass meeting (right photo) before the count began, commission chair Maria Clemson...

AWAC Presents: Dr. William Meinecke

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SPEAKER: William Meinecke, Ph.D., United States Holocaust Museum Historian TOPIC: "Conversation with William Meinecke, PhD, United States Holocaust Museum Memorial historian. Moderated by David Gottstein, Founder of Dynamic Capital Management and Alaska Chairman of...

Spring Membership Drive: Last Day!

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Yippppppppeeee! The last day of the spring membership drive has arrived. Now it's crunch time. We have less than 24 hours to meet our goal of $300,000 and 1800 pledges  (a record high goal...