Anchorage Chamber: Real Estate Outlook

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In the past year, Anchorage’s housing market has fluctuated with its uncertain economy. With Anchorage’s ever changing real estate market, potential land shortage and...

The Middle East and the Trump administration

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KSKA Tuesday, Dec. 5 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing in-depth opinions on the Trump administration and its relationship with the middle east. Greg Roman, CEO of the Middle East Forum, discusses the U.S.’s current relationship with middle eastern countries and how decisions made now can have lasting effects for international relations going forward. LISTEN HERE

Alaska’s high healthcare costs: Solutions & Overhauls

The final panel discussion about solutions to Alaska’s high health care costs. This session explored systemic changes, such as the establishment of a single-payer system, addressing the 80th percentile rule, and establishment of an Alaska Health Care Authority.

Addressing Alaskans: U.S. – Canada as Arctic Ocean Neighbors

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An expert on international ocean policy and law, Dr. Ted McDorman has participated in variety of projects for the Food and Agriculture Organization of...

Tundra Vision presents: The Story of an Alaskero

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While conducting research in Seattle, Diane Rodill came across a 1915 photograph of her father, Denis, participating in a 4th of July celebration at a salmon cannery in Larsen Bay, Alaska. She had no idea what he was doing there, how he got there, how and when he left and why he was wearing a dress! Listen as Dr. Rodill shres her remarkable story of her "rascal" father and his experience as a Filipino cannery worker, and "Alaskero". LISTEN HERE

The 2018 Mayoral Candidate Forum

KSKA: Tuesday, March, 20 2018, at 2:00 p.m. On the program this week we’ll be hearing the 2018 Mayoral Race Candidate Forum. 8 of the 9 candidates wishing to be mayor of the Anchorage Municipality were in attendance. You’ll hear their answers to some questions about many of Anchorage’s upcoming ballot proposals, as well as questions from each other. LISTEN HERE

Addressing Alaskans: Listening to Alaska

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Encounters host, Richard Nelson shows the audience the equipment he uses when recording natural sounds in the wild. Photo by Lisa J. Seifert Before heading...

Facts & trends regarding Alaska’s high healthcare costs

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KSKA: Tuesday, January 9, at 2:00 p.m. A very dense and well-informed discussion regarding the facts and trends for the high healthcare costs we have here in Alaska. This event features original findings from financial analyst Mark Foster, commentary on those findings from Assistant Professor of Economics Mouhcine Guettabi, followed by questions from the audience. Listen Here

2018 mayoral candidates & ballot propositions

This week on Addressing Alaskans, we continue our coverage of the Anchorage's upcoming elections. We're hearing from mayoral candidates and we'll also cover different ballot propositions, and information on the city's first-ever vote by mail. Join us to hear about the issues that matter most to Anchorage voters. Thanks for listening!

Addressing Alaskans: The Future of Offshore Drilling in Alaska

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Soon after oil began gushing into the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, plans for exploratory drilling in Alaska's Chukchi and Beaufort seas were...

Alaska’s high healthcare costs, a Storytelling event

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KSKA: Tuesday, January, 16 2017, at 2:00 p.m. We’re going to continue our series on the high healthcare costs in Alaska with an evening of personal stories detailing how Alaskan health care costs have affected lives, businesses, and government. We'll hear stories that illustrate the personal, economic, and fiscal consequences that our elevated healthcare costs have on all Alaskans. LISTEN HERE

Foreign Faux Pas – Stories of Navigating Cultural Differences

We’re featuring something a little different on the program this week. We’ll hear from a World Matters storytelling event titled “Foreign Faux Pas - Stories of Navigating Cultural Differences.” Formatted in the style of Arctic Entries, we’ll hear some “Oh no” moments from fellow Alaskans that have traveled abroad. Thanks for listening!

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....

Causes of Alaska’s high healthcare costs

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KSKA Tuesday, Jan. 23 2017, at 2:00 p.m.

U.S.-Russia Relations: Back to Cold?

On previous episodes of this program we’ve heard a lot about how, in the past, Alaska and Russia helped to melt the 'Ice Curtain'. That was an important time in US and Russian relations. Things are a little different today though, and this program asks the question “Are we headed back to the cold?” Thanks for listening!

Hometown Security: Climate Adaptation, Social Innovation and Local Solutions

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Building parks and motivating residents to take pride in their neighborhoods, Majora Carter founded Sustainable South Bronx in 2001 and went on to become one of the nation’s leaders in successful urban green-collar job training.

Alaska’s high healthcare cost, solutions & improvements

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KSKA Tuesday, Jan. 30 2018, at 2:00 p.m. This week we present the fourth of our month-long series on Alaska’s high healthcare costs by discussing what we can do about it. This session will explore possible fixes to our situation such as transparency in pricing, medical travel and more. LISTEN HERE

Can the zombie apocalypse happen in the Arctic? And other tales of Arctic infectious diseases

This week on the program we are taking a, somewhat humorous, but scientifically accurate look, at whether a zombie apocalypse, or other devastating plague could affect the arctic.   LISTEN

Alaskans on the Ground: Experiences in Afghanistan

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This week on Addressing Alaskans, four Alaskan service men and women join in a panel discussion about their overseas duty in Afghanistan. From 124 degree heat to understanding local culture, hear about the experiences that challenged, scared, surprised, and taught them the most while serving as a members of the United States Army and Air Force during the War in Afghanistan. KSKA: Thursday 1/24 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

2018 AEDC Economic Forecast for Anchorage

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KSKA: Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 2pm. This week we’re hearing the 2018 Economic Forecast for Anchorage, presented by the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation. LISTEN HERE