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!

Reading Matters: How Books Can Change Your Life

Whether it's the story itself, the environment in which we read or the simple touch and presence of books in our home, books impact our lives from a very young age. This week on Addressing Alaskans, listen to "Reading Matters: How Books Can Change Your Life" a talk given by book critic and author, Michael Dirda at the Loussac Library 25th anniversary celebration. KSKA: Thursday 9/8 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Gubernatorial Candidates Debate Their Visions for Alaska

This week on Addressing Alaskans, Alaska gubernatorial candidates Byron Mallott, Bill Walker and current Governor Sean Parnell field questions in a forum discussing each candidate's vision for the future of Alaska. KSKA: Tuesday, May 6, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now:

Addressing Alaskans: Finding Peace Now

This week on Addressing Alaskans, Dr. Greg Kimua, Larry Merculief and Dr. Christine Gerhett interweave Alaska Native culture, Buddhist teachings and modern day technology...

Arctic Imperative Summit

October on Addressing Alaskans listen to a special 4-part series featuring talks from 2nd annual Arctic Imperative Summit hosted by the Alaska Dispatch in Girdwood. As the Arctic sea ice melts back to a new record, representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard, NOAA, Alaska Native Corporations, foreign investment and oil companies, Alaska fisheries, local and international political leaders come together to discuss the many questions facing us regarding what's next in Arctic. KSKA: Thursdays in October at 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm (10/18 at 8:00 pm)

Addressing Alaskans: Evolution of Creationism

The classroom controversy over whether to teach evolution or creationism has continued for decades in America's schools.This week on Addressing Alaskans, Dr. Eugenie Scott,...

Alaska’s high healthcare cost, solutions & improvements

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

Addressing Alaskans: Oil Spill Commission Report and the Implications for Future Offshore Oil Development

University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor, Fran Ulmer was one of seven people appointed by President Obama to serve on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil...

The New NAFTA: Mexico-US Relations & Trade in the Trump Era

KSKA Tuesday, Aug. 01 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing from Ambassador Carlos García de Alba, the Consul General for Mexico in Los Angeles on “The New NAFTA: Mexico-US Relations & Trade in the Trump Era.” The ambassador shares his views on the relationship between the U.S. and Mexico. He also discusses what all of the North American countries have to gain by working together instead of moving apart. LISTEN HERE

Addressing Alaskans: Governor Sean Parnell

Upon Sarah Palin's resignation, Sean Parnell became Alaska's 12th governor on July 26, 2009. In his short time as Governor, Parnell has expressed strong...

Addressing Alaskans: Why the Constitution is Important to You

In accordance with Constitution Day holiday, on September 17 the 49th State Fellows hosted their 5th annual Constitution Day Polaris lecture at UAA. This...

Not My Life: Slavery in Anchorage

The first human trafficking case prosecuted in the United States happened right here in Anchorage, Alaska. Not My Life is a documentary depicting the dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery worldwide. The film was shown at Bear Tooth Theatrepub in Anchorage and followed by panel discussion on slavery in Alaska with Robin Bronen from the Alaska Institute for Justice, Michelle DeWitt from Tundra Women's Coalition, Jolene Goeden from the FBI and First Lady of Alaska, Sandy Parnell. KSKA: Tuesday 10/15 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm Listen Now

The Betrayal of American Prosperity

This week on Addressing Alaskans, hear from Clyde Prestowitz, President of the Economic Strategy Institute. Hosted by the Alaska World Affairs Council, his talk entitled "The Betrayal of American Prosperity: Free Market Delusions, America's Decline, and How We Must Compete in the Post-Dollar Era" was recorded in Anchorage on May 3. KSKA: Tuesday 6/11 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Listen Now

Schedule Update: Thanksgiving Programming

'Tis the the season for gathering, feasting, relaxing and holiday programming on KSKA. During the month of November, many of KSKA's local programs heard...
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2016 State of the City Report

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

Affordable Health Care Act in Plain English

Weeks before he presented oral arguments at the Supreme Court hearing on health care reform, author and filmmaker T.R. Reid visited to Alaska to help breakdown the 3000+ page Affordable Health Care Act. Reid explained the new rules for insurance providers, doctors and even fast food restaurants in his talk entitled "Affordable Health Care Act (Obama's Health Reform) in Plain English" recorded at UAA on March 22. KSKA: Thursday 4/4 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Falling Oil Prices: What Norway Is Doing and Recommendations for Alaskans and Other Arctic Countries

KSKA: Tuesday, May 24, at 2:00 p.m. Norwegian Ambassador to the United States, Kåre R. Aas, visited Alaska and spoke on what the Norway oil and gas community is doing, insight into how they combat falling oil prices and recommendations for Alaskans and other Arctic countries. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Renewable Energy Across Alaska

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

Addressing Alaskans: FBI Operations in Foreign Countries

This week on Addressing Alaskans, listen to a talk given by former special agent with FBI Alaska, Kevin Fryslie (pictured right). In "FBI...

Addressing Alaskans: Healing Racism

Speaking to Alaskans gathered at the Wendy Williamson auditorium at UAA, Tim Wise (pictured right) asks audience members to consider how they entered the...