This week, we're hearing from Lupe Marroquin, who has lived in Anchorage for nearly 40 years. She moved to Alaska from Michigan and fell in love with it almost immediately. Download Audio

This week we'll hear from two Anchorage residents. Edna Grass and Betty Morehouse are neighbors in the Adelaide building downtown. They both live in small, one-person apartments. An unusual common interest brought them together, and Edna Grass says, it saved her life. Download Audio

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

This week we'll hear from a high school student from Craig. Grace Bolling is from Craig, Alaska. Download Audio

Now it's time for 49 voices. This week we will hear from a high school student from the western Alaska village of Scammon Bay. Tom James Greg Tomaganuk is from Scammon Bay. He was in Anchorage recently for the Academic Decathalon. 49 voices is AK's attempt to put every Alaskan on the radio.

This week on AK, we're launching a new segment. It's called "49 voices" and it's a chance for Alaskans to talk about why they live in the state and what they love about it. First up is Wilma Distor who recently moved to Mountain Village after working as a teacher in Pilot Station for nearly a decade. She's originally from the Phillipines. Download Audio