Lori Townsend talks with faith leaders on Alaska Insight. Nov. 6, 2020.

Faith Leaders in Anchorage aim for unity and peace through new initiative | Alaska Insight

https://youtu.be/1WvGmRo-Fpg Religious leaders in Anchorage are responding to deep divisions over racial equity, social justice, and economic...
Lori Townsend talks with experts on the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women in Alaska.

Addressing the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women in Alaska | Alaska Insight

https://youtu.be/vlZkZBCN3FA Alaska has some of the highest rates in the country of missing and murdered indigenous women...
Lori Townsend talks with guests about village relocation during Alaska Insight.

Climate change is forcing some villages to move. What is the government doing to help? | Alaska Insight

https://youtu.be/hIRZZO__lCE Increasingly violent and frequent storms driven by climate change are becoming the new normal. The reliable...

Dan Sullivan wants to keep his seat in the Senate. Hear why he wants your vote | Alaska Insight

https://youtu.be/YWs2QHXlE2o Rounding out our coverage of congressional races, we turn to Alaska's junior U.S. Senator, Dan Sullivan,...

Primaries or ranked choice? Vote Yes and Vote No make the case for ballot measure 2 | Alaska Insight

https://youtu.be/TTn7Ag4pvnw Candidates aren't the only boxes on the ballot come November 4th. Ballot measure 2 seeks to...
Lori Townsend interviews U.S. Senate Candidate Al Gross during Alaska Insight

Al Gross is running for office for the first time. Here’s why he thinks he belongs in the U.S. Senate | Alaska Insight

https://youtu.be/GhFqfBGS4fs Continuing our coverage of congressional races, we turn to the U.S. Senate candidates beginning with Independent...
Alyse Galvin talks to Lori Townsend during Alaska Insight

Alyse Galvin is taking on Alaska’s longtime congressman. Here’s why she thinks she’ll win | Alaska Insight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHEHyiFpU00 We continue our coverage of the Congressional candidates for the upcoming November election with U.S. House...
Lori Townsend interviews Congressman Don Young during Alaska Insight

Fighting for his 25th term, here’s why Don Young says he’s not done yet | Alaska Insight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEVXzVFiTt4&feature=youtu.be Alaska Insight is kicking off four weeks of discussions with Alaska Congressional candidates with U.S. House...
Lori Townsend Speaks with school district personnel about how they are keeping kids safe during the new school year in the COVID-19 pandemic.

How districts are working to meet distance education needs in rural Alaska | Alaska Insight

https://youtu.be/obyHCWhCdDE Most schools are underway across the state. Do rural students have better options for online instruction...
Lori Townsend talks to guest on Alaska Insight set.

CARES Act funding is helping communities through the pandemic, but is it enough? | Alaska Insight

Lori Townsend speaks with the executive director of Alaska Municipal League and a local government specialist with the State of Alaska about how communities are spending CARES Act funding.
Lori Townsend talks to Jonathan King during an episode of Alaska Insight

Months after initial closures, how is Alaska’s economy faring? | Alaska Insight

https://youtu.be/JZ3DG7Jx2ck Five months after state and local governments' initial COVID-19 closures, where is Alaska at in its...
Alaska Public Media Reporter, Tegan Hanlon, interviews a nurse at Providence Hospital in Anchorage

Looking at the summer uptick in COVID-19 cases | Alaska Insight

https://youtu.be/Wiv5xJJyMeg Life has changed rapidly in Alaska with the arrival of COVID-19. On the season premiere of...

Checking in with state economists as Alaska reopens | Alaska Insight

More than a third of Alaskan workers have applied for unemployment in the last 2 months. With so many Alaskans out of work, how will small businesses survive a summer with little to no tourism? Will CARES Act funding be enough to keep small businesses going?

Balancing municipal budgets during COVID-19 | Alaska Insight

COVID-19 has put a strain on small Alaska communities who rely on seasonal income to stay afloat. What can and should the state do to keep municipal governments strong?

The challenges of distance education | Alaska Insight

In mid March, students went on spring break, but widespread concern over the coronavirus meant they could not return to their classrooms for the remainder of the spring semester.

Stabilizing Alaska’s economy after COVID-19 | Alaska Insight

https://youtu.be/kmlY-EarhWs Alaska lawmakers have said they need to approve the governor’s plan for sending out federal...

Re-opening Alaska’s economy | Alaska Insight

https://youtu.be/FlAJOeuTnik Governor Mike Dunleavy began allowing businesses to reopen this week after more than...

Take a break from pandemic stress with Alaska artists | Alaska Insight

https://youtu.be/lAOFALj0hwg Social isolation and sheltering in place have disrupted our daily lives, leaving many people...

Working to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in rural Alaska | Alaska Insight

Limited or no road access means many rural Alaska communities face challenges in delivering health care. With the...

The economic implications of the COVID-19 shut downs | Alaska Insight

ISER examined the negative effects of the COVID-19 on Alaska’s economy, and the numbers are stark: there are...