49 Voices: Zach Sarti of Anchorage

At first I was nervous of moose. I'd hear stories of people being like, "Don't get too close to 'em or they might charge you," or something like that. I mean, not that I've gotten real up close and personal, but I'm not afraid of moose anymore. But yeah, we still keep an eye out for bears. We like to take a Bluetooth speaker with us, make a lot of noise and let 'em know we're coming.

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: Jerry Ross of Anchorage

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

49 Voices: Benjamin Agimuk of Bethel

This week we're hearing from Benjamin Agimuk in Bethel. Agimuk is originally from Chevak and is part of several Native dance groups as a yuraq drummer. He performed at this year's Cama-i Dance Festival.

49 Voices: Palmer and Fena Sagoonick of Shaktoolik

This week we’re hearing from Palmer and Fena Sagoonick. The husband and wife live in Shaktoolik. 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: Dimetros Baynesagn of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Dimetros Baynesagn in Anchorage. Baynesagn is a UAA student originally from Ethiopia.

49 Voices: Casey Ketchum of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Casey Ketchum in Anchorage. Ketchum is the head cook at City Diner. This weekend he'll defend his 1st place title at Anchorage's Beer and Bacon Festival. Listen now

49 Voices: Jim Baldwin of Chugiak

This week's 49 Voices features Chugiak resident Jim Baldwin, executive director of the Food Bank of Alaska.

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: John Fitka of Tuntutuliak

This week we're hearing from John Fitka in Tuntutuliak. Fitka was born in Bethel and is a subsistence hunter.

49 Voices: Indie Alaska Viewers in Anchorage

This week, 49 voices heads to the Bear Tooth Theater in Anchorage, where Alaska Public Media's Indie Alaska program held a screening last week and made a short movie with Alaskans willing to answer a few questions in front of the camera. 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: Jay Stange of Anchorage

This week we’re hearing from Jay Stange of Anchorage. Stange is a math teacher at Dimond High School. 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: Marin Lee of Homer

This week we're hearing from Marin Lee in Adak. Lee grew up fishing in Homer and is a deckhand on the research vessel Tiglax. Listen now

49 Voices: Leena Tarar of Anchorage

This week we're hearing from Leena Tarar in Anchorage. Tarar is an exchange student at Bartlett High School, originally from Pakistan. She was part of this year's Points of Light Youth Leadership Institute.

49 Voices: Tribute to Annie Feidt

This week on 49 Voices, we’re doing something a little different. Our long-time editor and producer Annie Feidt will be leaving Alaska News Nightly to manage Alaska's new Regional Journalism Collaborative focused on energy and environment. As our editor she may very well be furious that we changed to tonight’s program without her permission, but we thought it was important to let her know how much she'll be missed. Download Audio

49 Voices: Riley Woodford of Juneau

This week we're hearing from Riley Woodford in Juneau. Woodford is a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. 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