Talk of Alaska

Tuesdays at 10 a.m. (LIVE) repeating at 8 p.m.This is Alaska’s only statewide call-in forum for discussing the issues impacting life on the Last Frontier. Politics, science, culture and current events are covered by hosts from the Alaska Public Media news team along with guests and callers.

Alaska lawmakers have announced they want to take a look at ConocoPhillips' alternative plan for a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope. ...

This week on Talk of Alaska we chat with a state transportation policy maker, a transportation expert and you -- our callers -- as...

A modern playwright has an ancient way to get politicians to focus on climate warming -- at least male politicians, that is. Playwright and...

Alaska's appetite for political reform could result in public funding for election campaigns. There's a move to put it on the ballot and...

The fastest ways to curb greenhouse gas emissions and counter the high price of fuel are to use less fuel or find an energy...

We just figured out we (somehow) missed posting the November 20 edition of Talk of Alaska. We were also a day late posting this...

World leaders meet this month in Bali (December 4 to 14) to begin work on a new treaty to succeed the Kyoto Agreement on...

An international film festival starts November 30th in Anchorage. Competing for awards will be more than 150 films from all over the world. ...

States with large populations support large universities, but in Alaska there is never enough money to do everything. The University of Alaska Regents just...

Alaska's outdoor paradise is beautiful, but deadly: fast-changing weather, unforgiving wildlife, avalanches, extreme tides, unreadable rivers -- even insects can be serious threats. This...

Courtroom crowds would come and go at the corruption trials of Tom Anderson, Pete Kott and Vic Kohring, but the web audience grew steadily...

After being out of print for years, Dan O'Neill's ‘The Firecracker Boys" is being re-published, with revisions and extra material. The book documents...

Members of the state Legislature have to make some touch decisions during their special session. Criticism is sure to greet whatever they do to...

Coming up Tuesday, October 23 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Members of the state Legislature have to make some touch decisions during their...

In this morning's Talk of Alaska, the Bioneers conference was mentioned on air, and we've gotten several calls at our office asking for additional...

Do you know where your money is? Most people do not. If your money went into a bank, the bank may have loaned it...

Coming up Tuesday, October 16 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Do you know where your money is? Most people do not. If your...

Education is not just for the young. One-third of the students at the University of Alaska are over 40. Outside Anchorage, the average age...

Coming up Tuesday, October 9 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Education is not just for the young. One-third of the students at the...

Every culture fells threatened by some idea or other, and many cultures ban books. Is it practical to draw lines of censorship in an...