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The misinformation pandemic

Vaccines and booster shots are widely available, but less than 60% of eligible Alaskans are fully vaccinated. Many doctors feel inaccurate information and conspiracy theories are a big part of the problem. How are they working to help their patients believe in the facts?
A woman stands behind a counter with a mask on.

Talk of Alaska: How will supply constraints affect holiday shopping for Alaskans?

Alaska businesses are facing another holiday season of pandemic problems, this time from shipping delays and price increases that are rippling across the national and international economy.
Three caribou stand on the tundra.

Talk of Alaska: ‘A Thousand Trails Home’ and other winter titles

As the cold and dark part of our season settles in, join us for a discussion on Seth Kantner’s writing and other new Alaska author releases for winter reading.
A woman wearing a military uniform stands in front of a small plane.

Search and Rescue Airman uses her training to fly Alaska’s smallest planes | INDIE ALASKA

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Jasmine Chavez is an Air Force veteran aspiring to be a bush pilot in Alaska.
The exterior of the ARCH building. (Photo via Volunteers of America - Alaska/Adolescent Residential Center for Help website)

Line One: Youth mental health and substance abuse in Alaska

With an estimated 75% of adult mental health problems developing before the age of 25, early and effective intervention is critical for a child’s future physical and emotional health. Volunteers of America Alaska works to fill in some of the resource gaps in Alaska.

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Talk of Alaska: ‘A Thousand Trails Home’ and other winter titles

As the cold and dark part of our season settles in, join us for a discussion on Seth Kantner’s writing and other new Alaska author releases for winter reading.

Search and Rescue Airman uses her training to fly Alaska’s smallest planes | INDIE ALASKA

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Jasmine Chavez is an Air Force veteran aspiring to be a bush pilot in Alaska.

Line One: Youth mental health and substance abuse in Alaska

With an estimated 75% of adult mental health problems developing before the age of 25, early and effective intervention is critical for a child’s future physical and emotional health. Volunteers of America Alaska works to fill in some of the resource gaps in Alaska.

ANCSA at 50: The role of Native corporations in Alaska’s economy

Fifty years ago, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act established regional and village corporations throughout the state. In the second of our three-part discussion of ANCSA, we’ll speak with corporate executives about the economic and cultural impact the corporations have on not just Alaska Native lives, but on all Alaskans.

Trip planning and risk analysis in Alaska with Luc Mehl

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Trip planning and risk analysis are key to safe and successful outings. Luc Mehl joins host Paul Twardock to share his insights gleaned from his life time of adventures in Alaska.