Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media

Wesley Early, Alaska Public Media
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Wesley is the web editor and web producer for Alaska Public Media. Between his duties as the main copy editor for web posts as well as an occasional reporter, he also produces Alaska Public Media's weekly 49 Voices program, AK's attempt to put every Alaskan on the radio. wearly (at) alaskapublic (dot) org | 907.550.8454 |About Wesley

This week we're hearing from Riley Woodford in Juneau. Woodford is a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Listen now

Officials issued an apology for the consequences of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which prohibited the spring and summer harvests of migratory birds and their eggs during the 1960s and 1970s. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Bobbie Sue Wolk in Anchorage. Wolk is originally from California and was the state's first licensed professional coach with the International Coaching Federation. Today she helps health professionals manage their stress. Listen now

This week we're hearing from artist Mark Wittteveen in Kodiak. Locals may have seen Witteveen's work around town in the form of metal fish. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Stephanie Sever in McCarthy. Seber is a massage therapist who moved to McCarthy in 2009 from Colorado. Listen now

A kindergarten class in Anchorage has taken the first step in a Yup'ik immersion program this week, with plans to continue all the way through high school graduation. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Rhiana Gay in Anchorage. Gay is a kindergarten teacher at Creekside Park Elementary School, and while most Anchorage students started school this week, her batch begins on Monday. Listen now

Rain caused mudslides are affecting roads in the southeastern Interior. The Alaska Department of Transportation reports that the McCarthy Road was shut down by a slide last night. Listen now

Alaska Public Media's coverage of the 2018 Primary Election.

This week we're hearing from Cece Esparza in Kodiak. Esparza has been a social worker all over the state and is the longest volunteer host at KMXT in Kodiak. She's originally from California. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Ralph Watkins in Hoonah. Watkins is the superintendent of Hoonah city schools and was involved in the annual ḵu.éex’ festival, which celebrates the cities Tlingit culture and heritage. Listen now

As part of his statewide tour of broadband systems, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr stopped in Anchorage today to hear from rural health providers. Commisioner Carr has already visited Unalaska and Palmer on his Alaska tour to learn about challenges with broadband Internet access. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Tom Huddleston in Copper Center. Huddleston owns and operates the Copper Center lodge, which has been in his family for 70 years since they bought it from the Mt. Edgecumbe school. Listen now

Voting may seem simple enough. You head to your precinct, fill out your ballot and feed it through a machine, but the scenarios election workers face at the polls can get a lot more complicated. Alaska Public Media headed to a poll worker training in Anchorage to learn the ins and outs of voting in Alaska ahead of the August primary. Listen now

This week, we're hearing from Janene Driscoll in Gustavus. Driscoll was one of the founders of the Gustavus Community Garden. Listen now

For Alaskans trying to purchase the latest Air Jordans, or the styles they see in a Drake music video, there really aren't a lot of options. A young Anchorage entrepreneur is looking to change that. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Noatak Post in Juneau. During the summers, Post can be found playing the violin for tourists visiting the state's capital as they disembark from cruise ships. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Lewis Pagel in Kotzebue. Pagel is a chiropractor who also serves on the local city council. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Apayo Moore from Aleknagik. Moore is an artist who recently painted an 80-foot mural at the Yukon Kuskokwim Fitness Center in Bethel. Listen now

This week, we're hearing from Nicolai Alokli in Kodiak. Alokli was a fisherman in his youth and has lived in Old Harbor and the Alitak cannery area. Listen now