This week's programs

Sarah Histand near the Shubliks (

Revisiting it’s OK to be a beginner in the outdoors

Do you remember what it's like to be a beginner at something? This week, on Outdoor Explorer our guest is Sarah Histand, she'll talk about overcoming the things that keep us from getting started, how to be a beginner when it seems everyone else is an expert, and functional strength at home.

LISTEN: All about anesthesia

If you have ever had a medical procedure done before, chances are you had some form of anesthesia. How safe is anesthesia, and how has it changed during COVID?

LISTEN: Alaskans asked to weigh in on Arctic Research Plan

Researchers are planning out what the next five years of scientific investigation in the Arctic will look like, and they want Alaskans to weigh in.

Is Alaska ready to go nuclear? Is nuclear ready for Alaska?

The nuclear-generated power industry is taking off. Among the latest developments are microreactors that might have advantages for remote communities in...
An athlete rides a ski bike and a ski bike lays in the snow.

What is ski biking? And why is it so fun?! | INDIE ALASKA

https://youtu.be/q2vS340GbqA Ski biking is becoming more common at ski resorts across Europe and in some parts of...
people withs masks on and mostly wearing suits in a hotel hallway

Learn more about the United States and China’s recent meeting in Anchorage from this discussion

China's State Councilor Wang Yi exits the US-China talks at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage on March 18, 2021. (Jeff...

A Closer Look

A Closer Look: 40 Years of Public Radio in Anchorage

This program is all about long serving Alaska Public Media Program Director Bede Trantina, as well as memories of the early days of KSKA. We sat down with Bede and Alex Hills, the founding general manager of KSKA who hired Bede 39 years ago to find out more about how the station got started and how Bede began her tenure here. LISTEN HERE

Addressing Alaskans

people withs masks on and mostly wearing suits in a hotel hallway

Learn more about the United States and China’s recent meeting in Anchorage from this discussion

China's State Councilor Wang Yi exits the US-China talks at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage on March 18, 2021. (Jeff...

AK

AK: A Petersburg veterinarian floats his clinic to Southeast communities

For most pet owners, visits to the vet are nothing special, maybe even something they take for granted. But what if you don’t have access to medical care for your pet? This is a real problem for many people in Southeast Alaska’s remote communities. A problem Dr. Ken Hill has been trying to address for years.

Arctic Entries

Arctic Re-Entries (with Partners for Progress AK): stories of incarceration, freedom and second chances

This month Arctic Entries brings you “Arctic Re-Entries: stories of incarceration, freedom and second chances.”

Hometown, Alaska

Is Alaska ready to go nuclear? Is nuclear ready for Alaska?

The nuclear-generated power industry is taking off. Among the latest developments are microreactors that might have advantages for remote communities in...

In My Family

In My Family: Thank you my friend!

https://youtu.be/zwrS452ngYc Dewey teaches Raven how to say "Thank you my friend!" in Koyukon Athabascan.

Indie Alaska

An athlete rides a ski bike and a ski bike lays in the snow.

What is ski biking? And why is it so fun?! | INDIE ALASKA

https://youtu.be/q2vS340GbqA Ski biking is becoming more common at ski resorts across Europe and in some parts of...

Line One

LISTEN: All about anesthesia

If you have ever had a medical procedure done before, chances are you had some form of anesthesia. How safe is anesthesia, and how has it changed during COVID?

Outdoor Explorer

Sarah Histand near the Shubliks (

Revisiting it’s OK to be a beginner in the outdoors

Do you remember what it's like to be a beginner at something? This week, on Outdoor Explorer our guest is Sarah Histand, she'll talk about overcoming the things that keep us from getting started, how to be a beginner when it seems everyone else is an expert, and functional strength at home.

Stage Talk

Stage Talk: The Alpha and Omega

After six and a half years, first as co-host and then as host of Stage Talk, Steve Hunt has decided to exit stage left. With his departure the show will take a short hiatus and then re-appear in August in a new format with a new name, but still focusing on the arts. To help commemorate the last episode of the show, Hunt has invited as his guest, Stage Talk creator and first host, Catherine Stadem. Join Steve and Catherine today on Stage Talk as they talk about its beginnings almost twenty years ago through its history of celebrating the performing arts up to today. Thanks for listening!

Talk of Alaska

LISTEN: Alaskans asked to weigh in on Arctic Research Plan

Researchers are planning out what the next five years of scientific investigation in the Arctic will look like, and they want Alaskans to weigh in.

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