For 49 voices this week, AK visits with a feisty long time Alaskan. Chuck Sassara came to Alaska in 1955 from California with his wife Ann. Sassara served in the state legislature in the '60s and '70s, he's been a pilot, a sailor and business owner. He says he got a job the very first day he arrived in Anchorage. Download Audio:

This week we're hearing from Jenna Holcomb in Anchorage. Holcomb is a life-long Alaskan and works at the Brown Bag Sandwich Company. Download Audio

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

Today we're hearing from Carlos Godfrey of McGrath. Godfrey works for the National Weather Service and is based in Anchorage. Listen now

This week, we hear from Matt Williams, who works as a special ed teacher in Anchorage most of the year. Every summer, he and his wife trade their frumpy teacher's clothes for Grundens and head out to Bristol Bay, where they work as commercial fishermen. Williams shares some thoughts on life at fish camp on Nushagak Bay. Download Audio

This week, we're hearing from Leah Zumwalt, a first-grade teacher at Inlet View Elementary in Anchorage. She's originally from California, but has lived in Alaska for eight years. Listen now:

This week we're hearing from Peter Twitchell in Bethel. Twitchell was the former host of KYUK's Geezer Rock radio show which aired its final episode on October 27. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Adam Foutch, who lives in Anchorage. Listen now

This week we’re hearing from Elissa Brown in Anchorage. She moved to Alaska two years ago, and currently runs Wild Scoops, a handmade ice cream business that specializes in local ingredients. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Apayo Moore from Aleknagik. Moore is an artist who recently painted an 80-foot mural at the Yukon Kuskokwim Fitness Center in Bethel. Listen now

This week, we hear from Sean Neilson who lives in Gustavus. He works part-time as a park ranger in Glacier Bay National Park, boarding cruise ships a few times a week to talk with tourists. Download Audio:

This week, we're hearing from Simon Vongsamath in Bethel. Vongsamath works for Alaska Airlines and is originally from Thailand. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Erik Boltman from Anchorage. Boltman moved to Alaska after serving in the Air Force and participated in the Valdez Fly-in. Listen now

This week, we're talking with Mike McCormick, the founder and co-owner of Whistling Swan Productions in Anchorage. Download Audio:

This week we're hearing from John Active in Bethel. Active translates world news for Yup'ik listeners at KYUK, and loves telling stories he learned from his grandmother. Listen now

This week, we're hearing from James Evans from Chugiak. Evans is a former US Navy photographer and will be graduating from the University of Alaska Anchorage this month. Listen Now

This week, we're talking with chef Amanda Cash, who owns a new food trailer in Anchorage called 'The Magpie' that specializes in making breakfast- and lunch- with local ingredients. Download Audio

This week we’re hearing from Jerry Ross in Anchorage. Ross coaches runners with the Alaska Endurance Project and is part of a group of runners racing in this year's Boston Marathon. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Kate Mongeon in Eureka. Mongeon works and lives at the Eureka Roadhouse. Listen Now

This week we're hearing from Bruce Gordon in Excursion Inlet. Gordon works as the watchman for the Ocean Beauty cannery. Listen now