Riding the Singletrack at Kincaid Park

Today we’re biking in Kincaid Park. The mountain bike trails, known as singletrack, are one of the park’s most popular features, and draw all kinds of riders. Diana Maioriello is here today with her family, who range from age 12 to about 50. They’re all avid bikers, and today they’ll be trying out the single track for the first time.

(Teen) Underground Filmmakers

Today we take a look inside Teen Underground, a place for teenagers meet at the Loussac library to work on creative projects. The first kids I meet are Alexis and Patricia. They’re best friends, and they inform me that when they first came to Teen Underground they just knew they were going to hate it.

Explosions Rock Boston Marathon Finish Line

Two explosions have rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon, leaving at least 2 dead and 23 injured, the Boston Police Department reports. The explosions happened in quick succession four hours after the beginning of the men's race. At that point, the majority of runners had crossed the finish line. Thousands, however, were still out on the course. New England Cable News: Live Video Stream Boston Public Radio live stream NPR Developing story Video of Explosion Do you know any Alaskans at the Boston Marathon today?

A Polar Bear Named Kali

Today we meet the newest addition to the Alaska Zoo: a baby polar bear named Kali. The cub was recently put on display for its very first media photo shoot. Click for more.

NPR To Discontinue ‘Talk Of The Nation’

The daily call-in show will be replaced by Here and Now, which is produced by Boston's WBUR. Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan is leaving NPR after more than three decades with the network. Science Friday will continue.

RUNNING: Anchorage Municipal Election

The first Tuesday in April, voters go to the polls to fill seats on the Anchorage School Board and the Anchorage Assembly. Hear from the candidates asking for your vote in this year's Municipal election on Thursday, March 28 at 7:00 pm on KSKA-FM 91.1 and on KAKM -TV Alaska Public Media. Watch Now

Yippee! It’s Alaska Public Media

You've heard the radio spots on KSKA. "Life Informed. This is Alaska Public Media." Here's one of fun TV spots featuring KSKA's Program Director, Bede Trantina. More videos...

KSKA March Schedule Update

KSKA schedule updates for March 2013:
  • Iditarod 2013 race updates from the trail - weekdays during Morning Edition, Monday March 4 - March 13
  • Senator Mark Begich's Address to the Legislature - Monday, March 4 at 8:00 pm
  • TED Radio Hour is back on KSKA and it’s now a weekly series - Tuesdays 11:00 am and 8:00 pm
  • RUNNING: Anchorage Assembly and School Board - Thursday, March 28 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Murkowski Address to Alaska Legislature

In her address to the Alaska State Legislature on Thursday morning, Senator Lisa Murkowski discussed her recently-unveiled “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s Energy Future” blueprint, the threat of sequestration in combination with the nation’s fiscal situation, as well as the constant battle against federal overreach experienced by Alaskans. Listen to the recorded speech Thursday night at 8:00 pm on KSKA FM.

President Obama: State of the Union

Listen to President Obama’s State of the Union address, Tuesday, at 5:00 pm on KSKA. The Republican response will follow. NPR coverage of the State of the Union speech will be hosted by Melissa Block. All Things Considered can be heard at 4:00 pm on Tuesday followed by the State of the Union address at 5:00 pm. You can also watch the address on 360 North television.

Mental Health & the Alaskan Family

Kids These Days! is back with a special 4-part series on Family Mental Health! Join the whole Kids These Days! team as we delve into issues that affect our kids, ourselves and our communities. From learning what to do in a mental health crisis, to how schools manage behavioral health issues to supporting our caregivers and helping adult children transition to independence, those are the conversation on a special mental health series airing Tuesdays in January.