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The Housing Continuum: Building a vibrant community Part 3

0:00 | Apr 11th

This week, we hear about policy efforts that are underway to address Anchorage’s priority housing issues, as well as how community members can get involved. Thanks for listening! The post The Housing Continuum: Building a vibrant community Part 3 app...Show More
The Housing Continuum: Building a vibrant community Part 2

0:00 | Apr 1st

This is the second discussion of a three-part series called “The Housing Continuum: Building a Vibrant Community,” presented by Alaska Common Ground. This week, we’ll hear about the difficulties of addressing Anchorage’s housing needs. Thanks for lis...Show More
The Housing Continuum: Building a vibrant community Part 1

0:00 | Mar 26th

This is the first discussion of a three-part series called “The Housing Continuum: Building a Vibrant Community,” presented by Alaska Common Ground. This week, we’ll hear about the supply and demand of Anchorage’s housing needs. Thanks for listening!...Show More
The Curse of Natural Resources: economic impacts at home and abroad

0:00 | Mar 18th

This talk and discussion features Dr. Alexander James, a professor of economics at the University of Alaska Anchorage. His presentation focuses on what is sometimes called “the paradox of plenty” and how resource-rich countries can often suffer from ...Show More
The Costs of Alaska’s Economic Roller Coaster

0:00 | Mar 5th

Join us for a panel discussion featuring representatives from various sectors of the business community discussing the ups and downs of the state’s economy and how we can fix it. Thanks for listening! The post The Costs of Alaska’s Economic Roller Co...Show More
After the Arctic Ice Melts with Fran Ulmer

0:00 | Feb 25th

The warming Arctic doesn’t just affect the northern regions of the globe. Its impacts can be felt all across the world. On Addressing Alaskans we present “After the Arctic Ice Melts” with Chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, Fran Ulmer. Than...Show More
Cowboy Professionalism: a cultural study of big-mountain tourism in the Last Frontier

0:00 | Dec 10th, 2018

This week's show is a deep dive into Alaska's unique big-mountian tourism industry. Forest Wagner, assistant professor of outdoor studies at the University of Alaska Southeast, reflects on his 12 years of teaching in the backcountry and discusses his...Show More
What you should know about US-China trade tensions and why that matters for Alaska

0:00 | Dec 4th, 2018

The United States and China are major trade partners, but current economic tensions between the two countries could have far-reaching affects. Erin Ennis, Senior Vice President of the US-China Business Council spoke at the Alaska World Affairs Counci...Show More
The Next Energy Economy: Grassroots Strategies to Mitigate Global Climate Change, and How We Move Ahead

0:00 | Nov 20th, 2018

This week’s show is "The Next Energy Economy: Grassroots Strategies to Mitigate Global Climate Change, and How We Move Ahead" with Native American writer and activist Winona LaDuke. Thanks for listening! The post The Next Energy Economy: Grassroots S...Show More
Going Deep: Skiing, Climbing and Philosophy

0:00 | Nov 9th, 2018

Dr. Kevin Krein discusses the significance of nature sports on Western culture, the value of these activities and how they shape the relationship of humans to the natural environment.  Thanks for listening! The post Going Deep: Skiing, Climbing and P...Show More
Second Chances: Stories of hope, addiction and recovery in Alaska

0:00 | Nov 2nd, 2018

As part of National Recovery Month in September, Recover Alaska held a storytelling event where people in recovery shared their stories of overcoming addiction.  Thanks for listening! The post Second Chances: Stories of hope, addiction and recovery i...Show More
University of Alaska Anchorage launches first Alaska chapter of National Academy of Inventors

0:00 | Oct 30th, 2018

The University of Alaska Anchorage launched Alaska’s first chapter of the National Academy of Inventors last month. They held an inauguration celebration that included speakers, a panel discussion and an induction ceremony of the chapter's first memb...Show More
The National Climate Assessment: The Science and Alaska

0:00 | Oct 26th, 2018

This week we’re hearing from Dr. Donald J. Wuebbles. He’s an expert in atmospheric physics and chemistry. Dr. Wuebbles has been published over 500 times, covering topics from Earth’s climate and air quality to the stratospheric ozone layer. He discus...Show More
Ballot Measure 1: The Salmon Initiative – Beyond the Rhetoric

0:00 | Oct 19th, 2018

This week we have “Ballot Measure 1: The Salmon Initiative - Beyond the Rhetoric.” This debate was presented by Alaska Common Ground and features representatives from both sides of the issue discussing if Alaska needs stricter regulations for fish an...Show More
Ballot measure 1: Fish habitat

0:00 | Sep 14th, 2018

On our next show we have “Ballot Measure 1: Fish Habitat.” Find out more about this issue with representatives from opposing sides of the issue in a moderated forum. Presented by KTOO Public Media, the Juneau Economic Development Council, and the Jun...Show More
The 55th anniversary of the March on Washington: I Have a Dream

0:00 | Sep 7th, 2018

It’s been 55 years since the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. The University of Alaska Anchorage Black Student Union organized an event celebrating the historic moment with speakers, performances, and m...Show More
Prevention: A fireside chat with the U.S. Surgeon General

0:00 | Aug 31st, 2018

A conversation on the role of primary prevention for improving the health of our communities: local, state, and national perspectives. Thanks for listening! The post Prevention: A fireside chat with the U.S. Surgeon General appeared first on Alaska P...Show More
Ice Race – Who will be active in the changing Arctic landscape?

0:00 | Aug 24th, 2018

A distinguished panel discussion with Rear Admiral (RET) Lars Saunes, Chief Liasion Michael Hjorth, Deputy Chief Hreinn Pálsson, and US State Department Jon Harrison. Thanks for listening! The post Ice Race – Who will be active in the changing Arctic...Show More
Middle East Myth or Reality: Separating Fact from Fiction

0:00 | Aug 10th, 2018

On this week’s program we have “Middle East Myth or Reality: Separating Fact from Fiction” presented by the Alaska World Affairs Council. This conversation features John Moore, a 20-year veteran of public, private, and non-profit organizations throug...Show More
The 2018 3-Year Outlook Report

0:00 | Aug 3rd, 2018

This week we have the 2018 3-year Outlook Report for Anchorage, presented by Anchorage Economic Development Corporation. Thanks for listening! The post The 2018 3-Year Outlook Report appeared first on Alaska Public Media.
Can the zombie apocalypse happen in the Arctic? And other tales of Arctic infectious diseases

0:00 | Apr 20th, 2018

This week on the program we are taking a, somewhat humorous, but scientifically accurate look, at whether a zombie apocalypse, or other devastating plague could affect the arctic.   LISTEN The post Can the zombie apocalypse happen in the Arctic? And ...Show More
U.S.-Russia Relations: Back to Cold?

0:00 | Apr 6th, 2018

On previous episodes of this program we’ve heard a lot about how, in the past, Alaska and Russia helped to melt the 'Ice Curtain'. That was an important time in US and Russian relations. Things are a little different today though, and this program as...Show More
Foreign Faux Pas – Stories of Navigating Cultural Differences

0:00 | Mar 30th, 2018

We’re featuring something a little different on the program this week. We’ll hear from a World Matters storytelling event titled “Foreign Faux Pas - Stories of Navigating Cultural Differences.” Formatted in the style of Arctic Entries, we’ll hear som...Show More
2018 mayoral candidates & ballot propositions

0:00 | Mar 26th, 2018

This week on Addressing Alaskans, we continue our coverage of the Anchorage's upcoming elections. We're hearing from mayoral candidates and we'll also cover different ballot propositions, and information on the city's first-ever vote by mail. Join us...Show More
The 2018 Mayoral Candidate Forum

0:00 | Mar 19th, 2018

KSKA: Tuesday, March, 20 2018, at 2:00 p.m. On the program this week we’ll be hearing the 2018 Mayoral Race Candidate Forum. 8 of the 9 candidates wishing to be mayor of the Anchorage Municipality were in attendance. You’ll hear their answers to some...Show More
Alaska’s high healthcare costs: Solutions & Overhauls

0:00 | Mar 12th, 2018

The final panel discussion about solutions to Alaska’s high health care costs. This session explored systemic changes, such as the establishment of a single-payer system, addressing the 80th percentile rule, and establishment of an Alaska Health Care...Show More
Advice from the Alaskan Consular Corp.

0:00 | Mar 9th, 2018

KSKA: Tuesday, March 12 at 2pm. On the program this week we get to learn about the Alaskan Consular Corps. We’ll answer some questions like “who are consuls?” “why do we have them in Alaska?” and “what do they do?” This was a panel discussion featuri...Show More
The Iditarod National Historic Trail

0:00 | Mar 2nd, 2018

KSKA Tuesday, March. 6 2018, at 2:00 p.m. This show is all about the Iditarod National Historic Trail. This isn’t your average Iditarod dog mushing show though, this is also a celebration. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the national trail system,...Show More
Iran: Trump’s gift to the hardliners

0:00 | Feb 23rd, 2018

KSKA: Tuesday, February, 27 2018, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’ll explore an answer to the question “Will killing the Nuclear Deal bring the US and Iran closer to war?” It’s a complicated topic, but today’s speaker, Trita Parsi, an expert on US-Iranian ...Show More
Incredible tales from Alaskans who helped end the Cold War

0:00 | Feb 16th, 2018

KSKA: Tuesday, February, 20 2018, at 2:00 p.m. We're bringing you a show about a time when Alaskans and Russians were reunited and found they shared a common heritage. We’re going to hear incredible tales from key players in melting the Alaska-Russia...Show More
2018 AEDC Economic Forecast for Anchorage

0:00 | Feb 9th, 2018

KSKA: Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 2pm. This week we’re hearing the 2018 Economic Forecast for Anchorage, presented by the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation. LISTEN HERE The post 2018 AEDC Economic Forecast for Anchorage appeared first on Alaska Publ...Show More
Alaska’s high healthcare cost, solutions & improvements

0:00 | Jan 26th, 2018

KSKA Tuesday, Jan. 30 2018, at 2:00 p.m. This week we present the fourth of our month-long series on Alaska’s high healthcare costs by discussing what we can do about it. This session will explore possible fixes to our situation such as transparency ...Show More
Causes of Alaska’s high healthcare costs

0:00 | Jan 19th, 2018

KSKA Tuesday, Jan. 23 2017, at 2:00 p.m. The post Causes of Alaska’s high healthcare costs appeared first on Alaska Public Media.
Alaska’s high healthcare costs, a Storytelling event

0:00 | Jan 12th, 2018

KSKA: Tuesday, January, 16 2017, at 2:00 p.m. We’re going to continue our series on the high healthcare costs in Alaska with an evening of personal stories detailing how Alaskan health care costs have affected lives, businesses, and government. We'll...Show More
Facts & trends regarding Alaska’s high healthcare costs

0:00 | Jan 5th, 2018

KSKA: Tuesday, January 9, at 2:00 p.m. A very dense and well-informed discussion regarding the facts and trends for the high healthcare costs we have here in Alaska. This event features original findings from financial analyst Mark Foster, commentary...Show More
Tundra Vision presents: The Story of an Alaskero

0:00 | Dec 20th, 2017

While conducting research in Seattle, Diane Rodill came across a 1915 photograph of her father, Denis, participating in a 4th of July celebration at a salmon cannery in Larsen Bay, Alaska. She had no idea what he was doing there, how he got there, ho...Show More
The Middle East and the Trump administration

0:00 | Dec 1st, 2017

KSKA Tuesday, Dec. 5 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing in-depth opinions on the Trump administration and its relationship with the middle east. Greg Roman, CEO of the Middle East Forum, discusses the U.S.’s current relationship with middle e...Show More
U.S. National Security Unfiltered

0:00 | Nov 17th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, November, 21 2017, at 2:00 p.m. During this show we’ll be hearing an unfiltered conversation about at U.S. national security with former Ambassador John Negroponte and General Joseph Ralston. Ambassador Negroponte served as Deputy Secr...Show More
Routes to War, Victory and Freedom

0:00 | Nov 10th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, November 14, at 2:00 p.m. As part of Alaska Public Media’s observance of Veterans Day, we’re taking a look at how Alaska became involved in World War 2. We will hear three separate stories, the first of which comes from a navy pilot wh...Show More
The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq

0:00 | Nov 3rd, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, November 07, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re taking a look back at mistakes made in Iraq from an insider’s perspective. Emma Sky, author of  “The Unraveling:High Hopes and Missed Opportunities,” and Director of the World Fellows Program a...Show More
Alaska’s role in a commercial space industry

0:00 | Oct 27th, 2017

KSKA Tuesday, Oct. 31 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing about Alaska’s role in the commercial space industry. We feature two distinguished guests to discuss the rapidly growing commercial space industry and Alaska’s potential role. LISTEN HE...Show More
Choosing Our Future: Alaska’s Fiscal Options

0:00 | Oct 20th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, October, 24 2017, at 2:00 p.m. Addressing Alaskans, this week, is taking a look into Alaska’s fiscal options by discussing facts, frequently discussed approaches and the dollars attached to the state’s very real budget issues. LISTEN H...Show More
Journey of a Reentrant

0:00 | Sep 8th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, September 12, at 2:00 p.m. In Alaska, two out of three people who are released from prison end up going back in. The impacts of recidivism go beyond just the former prisoner to their families and the entire community. During the One Co...Show More
Journey of a Reentrant

0:00 | Sep 8th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, September 12, at 2:00 p.m. In Alaska, two out of three people who are released from prison end up going back in. The impacts of recidivism go beyond just the former prisoner to their families and the entire community. During the One Co...Show More
2017 AEDC 3-Year Outlook

0:00 | Aug 4th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, August 08, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing the 2017 3-Year Outlook Report for Anchorage, presented by the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation. It’s a look at the changes in Anchorage and it’s economy over the last few years...Show More
2017 AEDC 3-Year Outlook

0:00 | Aug 4th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, August 08, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing the 2017 3-Year Outlook Report for Anchorage, presented by the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation. It’s a look at the changes in Anchorage and it’s economy over the last few years...Show More
The New NAFTA: Mexico-US Relations & Trade in the Trump Era

0:00 | Jul 28th, 2017

KSKA Tuesday, Aug. 01 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing from Ambassador Carlos García de Alba, the Consul General for Mexico in Los Angeles on “The New NAFTA: Mexico-US Relations & Trade in the Trump Era.” The ambassador shares his views on ...Show More
The New NAFTA: Mexico-US Relations & Trade in the Trump Era

0:00 | Jul 28th, 2017

KSKA Tuesday, Aug. 01 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing from Ambassador Carlos García de Alba, the Consul General for Mexico in Los Angeles on “The New NAFTA: Mexico-US Relations & Trade in the Trump Era.” The ambassador shares his views on ...Show More
Hear & Now 907: Stories of leadership

0:00 | Jul 21st, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, July, 25 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing Alaskans tell surprising, touching and interesting stories of leadership. We’ll hear from various speakers as they tell their side of what leadership means to them and how they try to...Show More
Hear & Now 907: Stories of leadership

0:00 | Jul 21st, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, July, 25 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing Alaskans tell surprising, touching and interesting stories of leadership. We’ll hear from various speakers as they tell their side of what leadership means to them and how they try to...Show More
Displaced by Climate Change

0:00 | Jul 14th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, July 18, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing about the effects that climate change can have on fragile and native populations. Guest speakers Salote Soqo and Patricia Cochran will address their experiences on the front lines of climat...Show More
Displaced by Climate Change

0:00 | Jul 14th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, July 18, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing about the effects that climate change can have on fragile and native populations. Guest speakers Salote Soqo and Patricia Cochran will address their experiences on the front lines of climat...Show More
Sheila Watt-Cloutier on “The Right to Be Cold”

0:00 | Jun 23rd, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, June 27, at 2:00 p.m. The Right to Be Cold is a human story of resilience, commitment, and survival told from the unique vantage point of an Inuk woman who, in spite of many obstacles, rose from humble beginnings in the Arctic communit...Show More
Sheila Watt-Cloutier on “The Right to Be Cold”

0:00 | Jun 23rd, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, June 27, at 2:00 p.m. The Right to Be Cold is a human story of resilience, commitment, and survival told from the unique vantage point of an Inuk woman who, in spite of many obstacles, rose from humble beginnings in the Arctic communit...Show More
Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame, 2017

0:00 | Jun 16th, 2017

KSKA Tuesday, June 20 2017, at 2:00 p.m. The Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame is dedicated to honoring, in perpetuity, women whose contributions have influenced the direction of Alaska in any field. LISTEN HERE
Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame, 2017

0:00 | Jun 16th, 2017

KSKA Tuesday, June 20 2017, at 2:00 p.m. The Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame is dedicated to honoring, in perpetuity, women whose contributions have influenced the direction of Alaska in any field. LISTEN HERE The post Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame, 2017 a...Show More
How Cool is That? Innovation in the Arctic

0:00 | Jun 2nd, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, June, 06 2017, at 2:00 p.m. Though the Arctic regions of the world are remote and less populated, there can still be plenty of innovation to be found. In this show we’ll be hearing from a number of innovators about projects under way, ...Show More
How Cool is That? Innovation in the Arctic

0:00 | Jun 2nd, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, June, 06 2017, at 2:00 p.m. Though the Arctic regions of the world are remote and less populated, there can still be plenty of innovation to be found. In this show we’ll be hearing from a number of innovators about projects under way, ...Show More
Europe: America’s partner, America’s problem

0:00 | May 26th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, May 30, at 2:00 p.m. This episode we’re featuring an expert on German, European, and transatlantic foreign and security policy and strategy. LISTEN HERE
Transportation: What we have and what we want

0:00 | May 12th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, May 16 at 2pm. This week we’re featuring another panel discussion on transportation entitled “What we have and what we would like: Public and non-motorized or active transportation”. This is the second in a series of discussions being ...Show More
China as #1: So what?

0:00 | May 5th, 2017

KSKA Tuesday, May 09 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re examining the future of China, and its precarious position as a developing nation. This presentation was given by Damien Ma, a political analyst, and author of the book In Line Behind a Billion ...Show More
How does transportation planning work and how do I engage?

0:00 | Apr 28th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, May 02, at 2:00 p.m. Join Alaska Common Ground as they host a series of panels of local experts and citizens exploring transportation issues and solutions. In this panel discussion titled: How does transportation planning work and how ...Show More
The Arab fall and Egyptian politics

0:00 | Apr 21st, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, April 25, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re learning more about politics and regional issues in Egypt. Eric Trager, the author of Arab Fall: How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days, is the Esther K. Wagner Fellow at The Wa...Show More
Commemorating 150 years since Alaska’s purchase, with Willie Hensley

0:00 | Apr 14th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, April 18 at 2pm. On March 30, 1867 Secretary of State William Seward signed the purchase treaty with Russia and set into motion historical events that have impacted people in very different ways. We're featuring Willie Hensley as he ex...Show More
Intercultural Alaska: Celebrating diversity & connecting through stories

0:00 | Mar 17th, 2017

KSKA Tuesday, March 21 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re featuring a World Matters storytelling event titled “Intercultural Alaska: Celebrating Diversity & Connecting Through Stories.” Five storytellers share with us their stories of immigration, cu...Show More
Going undercover in North Korea

0:00 | Mar 10th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, March, 14 2017, at 2:00 p.m. Suki Kim is a South Korean-born, American novelist and investigative journalist and the only writer ever to go live undercover in North Korea. LISTEN NOW
Beyond Earth – talking about space travel

0:00 | Mar 3rd, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, March 07, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re learning more about space travel and planetary colonization. Charles Wohlforth discusses his new book, Beyond Earth, and answers questions about humanity and its potential for reaching new worlds....Show More
2017 AEDC Economic Forecast Report

0:00 | Feb 17th, 2017

KSKA: Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 2pm. This week we’re hearing the 2017 Economic Forecast for Anchorage, presented by the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation. LISTEN NOW
Cuba: The Embargo Within the Embargo

0:00 | Dec 10th, 2016

KSKA Tuesday, December 13 2016, at 2:00 p.m. Charles Shapiro is president of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta and a senior lecturer at the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. Previously, he held numerous senior positions at ...Show More
Common Cents: Stories of Alaska’s Changing Economy

0:00 | Nov 25th, 2016

KSKA Tuesday, November 29 2016, at 2:00 p.m. Seven storytellers share personal stories of fiscal Alaska in the style of Arctic Entries. LISTEN NOW
Iñupiaq Drum and Dance: A Cultural Renaissance

0:00 | Oct 14th, 2016

KSKA: Tuesday, October 18, at 2:00 p.m. Iñupiaq Drum and Dance: A Cultural Renaissance introduces listeners to the Iñupiaq people who carry on the traditions of song and dance, while sharing stories of their ancestors. LISTEN NOW
Untold Stories at the Palmer Depot

0:00 | Sep 30th, 2016

KSKA: Tuesday, October 04, at 2:00 p.m. Storytelling comes to the Mat-Su Valley in the tradition of Arctic Entries and The Moth. Untold Stories brings Mat-Su Valley residents to the stage to share their personal stories: funny, sad and sweet. LISTEN ...Show More
Global Complexity: Risk & Opportunity

0:00 | Sep 23rd, 2016

A 24-year veteran of the CIA’s Clandestine Service, Ambassador Crumpton served as an operations officer in the foreign field, including tours as Chief of Station. In 2005 the President of the United States appointed Crumpton as Ambassador-at-Large an...Show More
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

0:00 | Sep 16th, 2016

KSKA Tuesday, September 20 2016, at 2:00 p.m. On the next episode we’ll hear from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. She shares with us the difficulties of taking on the responsibilities that go with being a member of the highest court in the cou...Show More
The Arctic in Action: Accomplishments of the Arctic Council as we Look to the Future

0:00 | Sep 9th, 2016

Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., USCG (Ret.) will lead the effort to advance U.S. interests in the Arctic Region, with a focus on Arctic Ocean governance, climate change, economic, environmental, and security issues in the Arctic region as the United Sta...Show More
2016 State of the City Report

0:00 | Sep 6th, 2016

KSKA: Tuesday, September 06, at 2:00 p.m. Mayor Berkowitz gave the annual State of the City Report highlighting progress in: increasing public safety, improving fiscal health of the city, tackling homelessness, and increasing development opportunitie...Show More
Arctic Entries: The Seven Year Itch, Part 2

0:00 | Aug 19th, 2016

Arctic Entries this month brings you The Seven Year Itch: Arctic Entries Through the Years, Part Two. In the spirit of This American Life, The Moth, and other storytelling events, Arctic Entries brings Alaskans to the stage to share their personal st...Show More
AEDC 2016 3-Year Outlook

0:00 | Aug 5th, 2016

This AEDC 3-Year Economic Outlook describes the likely trajectory of the local economy, based on an analysis of historical and current data, interviews with representatives of businesses and organizations in various sectors and analysis of current ev...Show More
Arctic Entries: The Seven Year Itch, Part 1

0:00 | May 27th, 2016

KSKA Tuesday, May 31 2016, at 2:00 p.m. Every community has a place, where people gather and stories are told. The East Coast has stoops, the South has porches, and in Alaska we have Arctic Entries. Here, Alaskans share their personal stories — funny...Show More
Falling Oil Prices: What Norway Is Doing and Recommendations for Alaskans and Other Arctic Countries

0:00 | May 20th, 2016

KSKA: Tuesday, May 24, at 2:00 p.m. Norwegian Ambassador to the United States, Kåre R. Aas, visited Alaska and spoke on what the Norway oil and gas community is doing, insight into how they combat falling oil prices and recommendations for Alaskans a...Show More
Community in Unity: Fostering Our Future

0:00 | May 13th, 2016

KSKA: Tuesday, May 19, at 2:00p.m. A record number of kids are currently in Alaska’s Foster Care System. Communities around the state are developing solutions to both support families who are involved with the system and prevent kids from going into ...Show More
Managing Global Insecurity

0:00 | May 6th, 2016

KSKA: Tuesday, May 10 @ 2:00 pm. Dr. Stephen Stedman analyzes the threats that surround us, but does not yield to the temptation to despair. He rightly points out that in a world of problems without passports, our security and prosperity depend on un...Show More
Arctic Entries: Oops!

0:00 | Apr 29th, 2016

KSKA Tuesday, May 03 2016, at 2:00 p.m. Arctic Entries this month brings you Oops: Stories of Mistakes, Narrow Escapes, and Lucky Breaks. In the spirit of This American Life, The Moth, and other storytelling events, Arctic Entries brings Alaskans to ...Show More
Education and Economic Opportunities for Women: solutions to poverty and conflict in Pakistan

0:00 | Apr 8th, 2016

KSKA: Tuesday, April 12, at 2:00 p.m. Jodi has been working with MDF since 2009. She is a former educator, earned a Masters degree in International Development from the University of Denver. Jodi visits Pakistan periodically and loves to share/presen...Show More
AEDC Economic Forecast Luncheon

0:00 | Feb 5th, 2016

On January 27, AEDC President and CEO, Bill Popp, presented the 1-Year Economic Forecast for Anchorage and shared the results of the Anchorage Business Confidence Index. He gave an update on AEDC’s Live. Work. Play. initiative and discussed how Ancho...Show More
Arctic Executive Steering Committee – One Year On

0:00 | Jan 29th, 2016

Former United States Ambassador to Sweden Mark Brzezinski spoke to the Alaska World Affairs Council at the Dena'ina Center to provide an update on President Obama's Executive Order to enhance coordination of national efforts in the Arctic. The presen...Show More
Rick Steves on “Connecting with the World Through Travel”

0:00 | Jan 15th, 2016

Guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves is America’s most respected authority on European travel. He advocates smart, affordable, perspective-broadening travel and is outspoken on the need for Americans to fit better into our planet by broade...Show More
Community in Unity: Prisoner Re-Entry

0:00 | Jan 1st, 2016

Every month about 1,000 people are released from prison in Alaska. Many of them end up returning to prison. Re-integrating into a community can be challenging. In this program, we bring together a diversity of perspectives to explore the topic of wha...Show More
Perspectives on Refugees in Alaska

0:00 | Dec 25th, 2015

The Alaska World Affairs Council hosted a panel on refugees in Alaska. Panelists included Jessica Kovarik and Margaret Stock. Download Audio
International cooperation in the Arctic

0:00 | Nov 13th, 2015

Alaska's position as the only Arctic state amid U.S. chairmanship of the Arctic Council makes it an obvious destination for wide-ranging discussions. On the next Addressing Alaskans, join senior Arctic official Ambassador David Balton, Anders Oskal w...Show More
‘State of Reform’ — Medicaid in Alaska

0:00 | Oct 16th, 2015

Many questions remain in the wake of Gov. Bill Walker's move to unilaterally expand Medicaid in the state of Alaska. How will the state coordinate funding for the program with the federal government? And how will Walker coordinate with a Legislature ...Show More
‘Coffee with the Mayors’

0:00 | Jul 17th, 2015

Join former Anchorage mayors Jack Roderick, Tony Knowles, Tom Fink, Rick Mystrom and Dan Sullivan for "Coffee with the Mayors," a panel discussion looking at the city's past, present, and future, and presented as part of the Anchorage Centennial Symp...Show More
Herbalist Beverley Gray explores health and healing with wild plants of the north

0:00 | Jul 10th, 2015

Herbalist and author Beverley Gray presents a journey through the Northern landscape using wild medicine plants of the boreal forest as the teachers of the sacred. Beverley shares her many years of experience gathering wild plants and weeds to use as...Show More
King Harald V of Norway

0:00 | May 29th, 2015

King Harald V of Norway addresses the Alaska World Affairs Council alongside a panel of Arctic experts, including Craig Fleener, Fran Ulmer and Borge Ousland. KSKA: Tuesday, June 2, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen now: