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: Tim Pominville of Eagle River

This week we're hearing from Tim Pominville from Eagle River. We caught up with Tim in downtown Anchorage where he works at the Glacier Brewhouse. Download Audio

49 Voices: Seth Landon of Wasilla

This week, we're hearing from Seth Landon, who also participated in the Clean Air Challenge. Landon moved to Alaska five years ago from the flat lands of Michigan and now calls Wasilla home. Download Audio

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: 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: Starla Heim of Anchorage

This week we're hearing Starla Heim in Anchorage. Heim is the owner of Dooley's Tuxedo's and Costumes. She inherited the company from her mother, and after almost 50 years of business, Dooley's will be closing its doors the day after Halloween. Listen Now

49 Voices: Karen Paul of Kwigillingok

This week we're hearing from Karen Paul in Kwigillingok. Paul is a dual language teacher who teaches in English and Yupik. Listen now

49 Voices: Joey Shugarts of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Joey Shugarts in Anchorage. Shugarts moved to Anchorage three years ago from Michigan. Download audio
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49 Voices: Bulou Croker of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Buluo Croker in Anchorage. Croker is originally from Fiji and moved up here from American Samoa. Download Audio

49 Voices: Alexandria McLearen of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Alexandria McLearen in Anchorage. On Sunday, McLearen will give the UAA commencement speech for the Fall 2017 ceremony, and hopes to someday become a doctor. Listen now

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: Omega Smith of Anchorage

This week we’re hearing from Omega Smith, who manages the UAA planetarium in Anchorage. Listen now

49 Voices: Ron Levy of Soldotna

This week, we're hearing from Soldotna photographer Ron Levy, who uses his art to highlight causes like the destruction of Mexican forests. Levy says the onslaught of digital photography spurred him to focus his lens beyond Alaska stock images. Download Audio:

49 Voices: Bobbie Sue Wolk of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Bobbie Sue Wolk in Anchorage. Wolk is originally from California and was the state's first licensed professional coach with the International Coaching Federation. Today she helps health professionals manage their stress. Listen now

49 Voices: Shane Baldwin of St. Paul

This week we're hearing from Shane Baldwin in St. Paul. Baldwin makes his living as a halibut fisherman.

49 Voices: Ylli Ferati of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Ylli Ferati in Anchorage. Ferati is a bartender at Fiori D'Italia, which his family owns. He claims to have the largest whiskey collection in the state. 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: Nancy Murphy of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Nancy Murphy in Anchorage. Murphy's husband is in the Coast Guard, so she's lived all over. She is a local jazzercise instructor. Listen now

49 Voices: Amanda Cash and ‘The Magpie’

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

49 Voices: Chuck Sassara of Anchorage

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: