Environmental Links to Breast Cancer

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Thursday, June 23 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm This week on Addressing Alaskans, listen to the Rachel Carson commemorative lecture given by Breast Cancer Fund President and CEO, Jeanne Rizzo. From cosmetics and food packaging to household cleaners and drinking water, Rizzo discusses the unregulated toxins encountered in everyday life, which have been proven to have links to breast cancer.

Journey of a Reentrant

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KSKA: Tuesday, September 12, at 2:00 p.m. In Alaska, two out of three people who are released from prison end up going back in. The impacts of recidivism go beyond just the former prisoner to their families and the entire community. During the One Course Discourse discussion at Bear Tooth Theatre in Anchorage, the DOC worked with a group of community partners to share their stories of successful reentry and how the community can support people as they exit prison. LISTEN HERE

Renewable Energy Across Alaska

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Executive director of the Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP), Chris Rose believes Alaska can be an international leader on renewable energy. Harnessing about...

A Salmon Cannery in Cook Inlet

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Anchorage Museum history curator Katie Ringsmuth talks about the Snug Harbor salmon cannery. A mix of cultures and gender dynamics shaped Cook Inlet life while the cannery was in operation for sixty years. Join us for a rich journey into cannery life in early Alaska during this lecture, hosted by the Cook Inlet Historical Society and recorded at the Anchorage Museum. KSKA: Tuesday, May 20, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

Addressing Alaskans: Terrorist Financing

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After a 26 year career in the federal government intelligence and law enforcement communities, John Cassara is considered an expert in anti-money laundering and...

Addressing Alaskans: U.S. – Iranian Relations in the Age of Obama

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Examining U.S. - Iranian relations from an anthropological perspective, Dr. William Beeman shares a point a view you might have not considered in the...

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!

Global LNG – A Shell View

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A LNG pioneer, Shell will considerably increase production of Liquified Natural Gas in years to come. This week on Addressing Alaskans, Marta Jara from Shell Mexico discusses global markets for LNG, Shell's big picture priorities and the construction of a massive liquefied natural gas project in Australia that entails building the world's first floating LNG plant. KSKA: Thursday 1/12 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Addressing Alaskans: Remembering and Revisiting the Lost Villages of the Aleutians

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Children of Makushin, late 19th century. University of Alaska Anchorage Archive and Manuscripts Department. Four villages were left behind forever during World War II. In...
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2016 State of the City Report

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KSKA: Tuesday, September 06, at 2:00 p.m. Mayor Berkowitz gave the annual State of the City Report highlighting progress in: increasing public safety, improving fiscal health of the city, tackling homelessness, and increasing development opportunities. He also answered questions from the audience. LISTEN NOW

Anchorage Chamber: Senator Mark Begich

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As members of Congress begin the August recess, intense negotiations for a passable health care reform bill have been temporarily set aside. Like most...

Addressing Alaskans: Why Are Our Brains Wired the Way They Are?

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As part of the 2009 Alaska WWAMI Mini Medical School lecture series happening this month at Providence Hospital, Dr. Tim Hinterberger invited Alaskans to...

Displaced by Climate Change

KSKA: Tuesday, July 18, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing about the effects that climate change can have on fragile and native populations. Guest speakers Salote Soqo and Patricia Cochran will address their experiences on the front lines of climate action in the South Pacific and Alaska. LISTEN HERE

Hear & Now 907: Stories of leadership

KSKA: Tuesday, July, 25 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing Alaskans tell surprising, touching and interesting stories of leadership. We’ll hear from various speakers as they tell their side of what leadership means to them and how they try to carry it forward. LISTEN HERE

Addressing Alaskans: Powering Southcentral Alaska in 2011

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This week on Addressing Alaskans, utility and natural gas producers provide an update on what's being done to prepare for winter 2011 in Southcentral...

Disparate Opportunity in America

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Thursday, August 18 @ 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm This week on Addressing Alaska listen to the speech Anthony Romero, national executive director of the ACLU gave at UAA on July 14. As poverty and incarceration rates for minority groups continue to rise, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attempts to shine light on the inequalities at the root of these cyclic problems facing the U.S.

Addressing Alaskans: Senator Lisa Murkowski

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Addressing Alaskans is a new program on KSKA, featuring local talks and conversations recorded in Southcentral Alaska. This week, hear U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski...

Addressing Alaskans: "Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures"

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Former F.B.I. special agent Robert Wittman has recovered more than $225 million worth of stolen art and cultural property resulting in the prosecution and...

Better Thinking About Thinking

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"Knowledge is not a matter of getting reality right. But rather a matter of acquiring habits of action for coping with reality,"  says Michael Lissack, executive director of the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence. This week on Addressing Alaskans listen to his talk on “Better Thinking About Thinking – Coherence, Complexity and Context” hosted by Alaska Pacific University. KSKA: Tuesday 6/18 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Listen Now

Marine Mammals in a Changing Sea: Sentinels or Sitting Targets?

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On the next Addressing Alaskans, hear UAA biology professor Dr. Jennifer Burns discuss her research on mammals in polar environments. What do marine mammals need to survive? How may climate change impact their ability to make a good living in the ocean? Does it matter if the mammals live in the Arctic or Antarctic? Burns' talk, "Marine Mammals in a Changing Sea: Sentinels or Sitting Targets," was recorded at a BLM Campbell Creek Science Center fireside chat in April. KSKA: Tuesday, April 29, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now: