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.

Talk of Alaska: Firecracker Boys

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...

Talk of Alaska: Oil Taxes

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

Preview: Talk of Alaska — Tue, Oct 23

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...

Bioneers Conference info

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...

Talk of Alaska: Intimate Investing

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

Preview: Talk of Alaska — Tue, Oct 16

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...

Talk of Alaska: Lifelong Learning

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...

Preview: Talk of Alaska — Tue, Oct 9

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...

Talk of Alaska: Banned Books

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

Preview: Talk of Alaska — Tue, Oct 2

Coming up Tuesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Every culture fells threatened by some idea or other, and many cultures ban...

Talk of Alaska: Scientific Integrity

Climate warming and Endangered Species designations are both important issues for Alaska. Science is supposed to be informing the debate. But what if you...

Preview: Talk of Alaska — Tue, Sep 25

Coming up Tuesday, September 25 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Climate warming and Endangered Species designations are both important issues for Alaska. Science...

Talk of Alaska: Mystery! Alaska Style

Alaska's many mystery writers must be doing something right, because a whole lot of their colleagues are about to come visiting. A national convention...

Preview: Talk of Alaska – Tue, Sep 18

Coming up Tuesday, September 18 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Alaska's many mystery writers must be doing something right, because a whole lot...

Talk of Alaska: 9/11 in Alaska, Six Years Later

Like the rest of the nation, Alaska felt the shock of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Air traffic halted. A recreational pilot in...

Preview: Talk of Alaska — Tue, Sep 11

Coming up Tuesday, September 11 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Like the rest of the nation, Alaska felt the shock of the...

Talk of Alaska: Work

The Office (NBC) The world of work keeps changing. Retirement has to be managed and job security is becoming a thing of the past....

Talk of Alaska: The Fall of Gruening

Alaska's short history as a state contains more than its share of spectacular political incidents -- for example, historically decisive elections so close that...

Preview: Talk of Alaska — Tue, Aug 28

Coming up Tuesday, August 28 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Alaska's short history as a state contains more than its share of...

Talk of Alaska: Plants and Climate Change

The spruce bark beetle may just be the beginning of major changes to the trees, shrubs and tundra vegetation on the Last Frontier. Alaska's...