Lori Townsend speaks to David Washburn from the Older Persons Action Group and Jessica Parks from RurAL CAP to learn what's being done to address the increasing demand for elder care across Alaska.
Understanding and discussing the complexities of mental health and wellbeing isn’t easy. Finding ways to open up about who we are and what we struggle with is critical to getting help.
Tracking permafrost thaw will help Alaska communities better adapt to climate change | Alaska Insight
A new program called Permafrost Pathways has a dual aim of measuring greenhouse gas emissions and supporting community adaptation ideas.
Lori Townsend speaks to U.S. Attorney John Kuhn and Epidemiology Specialist Jessica Filley about the dangers of fentanyl and the work being done to help Alaskans find treatment for addiction.
Phillip Pryzmont fishes for crab beneath the Bering Sea near Nome, Alaska.
Lori Townsend talks to election officials to discuss the new Ranked Choice voting system.
Across the state, basketball serves as a healthy outlet for teens and a source of pride and socialization for communities in the winter. Lori Townsend speaks to players about the important cultural role basketball serves in rural communities in particular.
Following Rep. Don Young's death, Alaskans and members of Congress are reflecting on his half-century political career.
The five-decade history of the Iditarod is a story filled with adventure, skill, triumph and lots of change, and it's best told by those who have experienced it, firsthand.
Talk to your Neighbor: Anchorage community members continue to encourage COVID-19 vaccination | Alaska Insight
On this episode of Alaska Insight, hear from your neighbors about why they chose to get vaccinated or not.
Alaska Insight host, Lori Townsend, talks to experts about rural housing challenges.
Alaska Insight host, Lori Townsend, interviews guests about teen safety online.
What does it mean to be a sovereign tribe and what would state recognition mean for Alaska’s indigenous nations?
Jasmine Chavez is an Air Force veteran aspiring to be a bush pilot in Alaska.
Redistricting is a lengthy process that takes place every ten years. Various draft proposals have already come under fire. Will the redistricting board be able to avoid litigation this time around?
Alaska is leading the nation in new farm growth. Is it enough to address food security concerns? | Alaska Insight
Alaska offers an abundance of wild foods, but when it comes to locally grown crops, we’re often at a disadvantage. What programs and efforts are underway to help lower our dependence on outside shipments?
Alaskan Latinos discuss culture and an upcoming documentary during Hispanic Heritage Month | Alaska Insight
Hispanics make up a growing share of the population in Alaska, and their stories are intertwined with the state's culture. How has life changed for the Hispanic and Latino community through the decades?
Dinosaurs once roamed the Arctic. What can they tell us about adapting to a changing climate? | Alaska Insight
Scientists are learning more about how dinosaurs adapted to the climate in Alaska. Studying what these prehistoric giants left behind may reveal clues to help better adapt to warming temperatures brought on by climate change.
Erika Fitzgerald jumped at the opportunity to teach in Alaska after graduate school. She didn't expect she'd be living and working in Whittier, a town where nearly all residents live in the same building, and the only way in and out is through a tunnel that closes each night.
His Daughter Was Diagnosed with a Fatal Disease. Now He’s Taking Disabled Kids on Epic Adventures | INDIE ALASKA
When Ava was diagnosed with Tay-Sachs, taking her outside became more challenging. It inspired her dad to start a nonprofit called Adventure for Ava, where he takes Alaska families with disabled children on adventures.