49 Voices: Jannelle Trowbridge of Nome

This week we're hearing from Jannelle Trowbridge from Nome. Trowbridge is a UAA student and Arctic Youth Ambassador who almost a decade ago sailed up to Alaska with her family from Michigan. Listen now

49 Voices: Patricia Ratcliff of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Patricia Ratcliff from Anchorage. Ratcliff moved up here 30 years ago from the Dakotas to get married. Download Audio
Dennis Ricker

49 Voices: Dennis Ricker of the Mat-Su

This week we're hearing from Mat Su Valley resident Dennis Ricker. Ricker came to Alaska from Colorado in 1978 and was a wildland firefighter until he retired. Download audio

49 Voices: John Active of Bethel

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

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: Taylor Holman of Unalaska

This week we're hearing from Taylor Holman in Unalaska. Holman is a high school senior and placed first place in Alaska's Russian Language competition this year. Listen now

49 Voices: Katie Irwin of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Katie Irwin in Anchorage. On Sunday, Irwin will be the University of Alaska Anchorage's first deaf commencement speaker. She spoke through a sign language interpreter.

49 Voices: Lyndea Kelleher of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Lyndea Kelleher in Anchorage. Kelleher is graduating from the University of Alaska Anchorage on Sunday and will be the student speaker at the commencement ceremony. Listen now

49 Voices: Verna Haynes of Anchorage

Verna Haynes runs the Anchorage store Obsession Records with her husband Steve. The born-and-raised Alaska couple had almost 20,000 LPs at one point -- that's when they decided they should share their love of vinyl with everyone. Download Audio:

49 Voices: Andrew Freed of Anchorage

This week we’re hearing from Andrew Freed in Anchorage. Freed is a UAA student and moved to Alaska 12 years ago from Mississippi. Listen now

49 Voices: Judy Donegan of Palmer

This week, we're hearing from Judy Donegan, who's lived in Palmer for six years. Download Audio

49 Voices: Mary Miner of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Mary Miner from Anchorage. Miner helped to develop “Raven’s Roost” community living space, and is spending this winter at her cabin in Talkeetna.

49 Voices: Michelle Sparck of New Jersey

This week for 49 Voices, we’re going far afield, to hear from an Alaskan living in …New Jersey! Michelle Sparck grew up in Bethel, one of a set of triplets born to Lucy Sparck, of Chevak, and the late Harold Sparck, who moved from Baltimore to Bethel in the ‘60s. Download Audio:

49 Voices: Katy Miller of Eek

This week we're hearing from Katy Miller in Eek. Miller is the Yup'ik teacher at the village school.

49 Voices: Albert Scott of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Albert Scott in Anchorage. Scott is a registered nurse with the Air Force who moved to Alaska from Georgia two years ago. Listen now

49 Voices: Ronell Corral of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Ronell Corral in Anchorage. Corral is a UAA student and a second generation Filipino-American. Listen Now

49 Voices: Katy Laurance of Anchorage

This week we’re hearing from Katy Laurance of Anchorage. She recently moved back to Alaska after a 12-year hiatus in Seattle. Download Audio

49 Voices: Jacqui Lambert of Kotzebue

This week we’re hearing from Jacqui Lambert from Kotzebue. Lambert is a volunteer here at Alaska Public Media and a student at UAA. Listen Now

49 Voices: Levi Samuel of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Levi Samuel in Anchorage. Samuel is a lifelong Anchorage resident who attends East Anchorage High School. He was part of this year's Points of Light Youth Leadership Institute.

49 Voices: Davante Owens of Anchorage

This week we’re hearing from Davante Owens, a UAA student who graduated high school in Anchorage and originally attended college and played football in Minnesota. He later came back to Anchorage to finish his studies after joining the Army. downloadaudio: