Katiya Simonsson of Unalakleet

This week, we're hearing from Katiya Simonsson -- who is 23, and has lived in Soldotna, Kotzebue, and more recently Chicago. Her roots are in Unalakleet where she married her husband Thomas on July 10th. Download Audio:

49 Voices: Cece Esparza of Kodiak

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

49 Voices: Erynn Bell of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Erynn Bell in Anchorage. Bell is the owner of Rethink Home, a used furniture store. Listen now

49 Voices: Vivian Osborne of North Pole

This week we're hearing from Vivian Osborne in North Pole. Osborne owns Arctic Qiviut, the first fiber mill in Alaska. Download Audio

49 Voices: Mark Wittteveen of Kodiak

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

49 Voices: Gloria Johnson of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Gloria Johnson in Anchorage. Johnson is the superintendent of the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center in Eagle River. Listen now

49 Voices: Halloween displays with Anchorage’s Eugene Enstice

This week we went hunting for one of the best Halloween displays in Anchorage. When we knocked on the door, Eugene Enstice answered. He says he's been going all out with decorations since he bought the house in 1988. Download Audio

49 Voices: Altharia Fields-Roberts of Anchorage

This week we’re hearing from Altharia Fields-Roberts an unemployed cook from Anchorage. Altharia moved to Anchorage from Detroit 31 years ago and found that the less busy Anchorage was more to her liking.

49 Voices: Onya Enkhbat of Unalaska

This week we’re hearing from Purevdulam “Onya” Enkhbat. She recently graduated from Unalaska High School where she was valedictorian. Download Audio

49 Voices: Paul Brown III of Noorvik

This week we're hearing from Paul Brown III in Noorvik. Brown is the Village Police Officer for the community.

49 Voices: Carissa Pearce of Anchorage

This week we're keeping the Halloween theme going with Carissa Pearce who writes under the moniker The Fermeted Alaskan. Pearce lives in Anchorage, but creates drink recipes for the New Orleans-based company Tales of the Cocktail, and we got her to share some of her favorite Halloween-inspired concoctions. Listen now

49 Voices: Bret Connor of Anchorage

This week, we're hearing from Bret Connor in Anchorage. Connor designs and sells his own line of clothing called Hulin Alaskan Design. Download Audio

49 Voices: Sierra Anderson of Nome

This week we're hearing from Sierra Anderson from Nome. Anderson is a junior in high school who hopes to study architecture after graduating. Listen now

49 Voices: Ma’o Tosi of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Ma'o Tosi in Anchorage. Tosi is a property manager at the Northway Mall and a community advocate. Listen Now

49 Voices: Lawrence Bahovec of Wrangell

This week we’re hearing from Lawrence Bahovec in Wrangell. Bahovec has lived all over Southeast Alaska since he was a baby and recently celebrated his 100th birthday on January 4. Listen now

49 Voices: William “Pops” Wilson of Wasilla

This week we're hearing from William "Pops" Wilson in Wasilla. Wilson has been fishing in the Wasilla area his whole life. Listen now
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49 Voices: Rex Koenig in Anchorage

This week we’re hearing from Rex Koenig in Anchorage. Koenig is originally from Nome, but he moved to the Mountain View neighborhood in the 80s. LISTEN NOW

49 Voices: Lewis Pagel of Kotzebue

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

49 Voices: Clare Baldwin of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Claire Baldwin in Anchorage. Bladwin currently serves as the Student Body Vice President at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Listen now

49 Voices: Dan Distor of Mountain Village

This week we hear from a Filipino high school student who moved to Pilot Station from Texas with his family when he was a first grader. Dan Distor lives in Mountain Village. Download Audio