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Addressing Alaskans features local lectures and public events recorded throughout Southcentral, Alaska. Various community organizations host local, national and global experts speaking on topics that matter to Alaskans.

Addressing Alaskans features local lectures and public events recorded throughout Southcentral, Alaska. Various community organizations host local, national and global experts speaking on topics that matter to Alaskans.
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Anchorage, AK

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Lectures

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Alaska PR

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Addressing Alaskans features local lectures and public events recorded throughout Southcentral, Alaska. Various community organizations host local, national and global experts speaking on topics that matter to Alaskans.

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@kska

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English

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Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc 3877 University Dr Anchorage AK 99508-4676 907-550-8400


Episodes

Veto to debt reimbursement could raise your tax bill

8/21/2019
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Halving the amount of money for school bond debt reimbursements could mean local governments look to property taxes to close gaps. The post Veto to debt reimbursement could raise your tax bill appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:02:11

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019

8/21/2019
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'Pride' and 'sadness' for local Alaska crews who saved some homes from wildfires, and saw others burn; Caribou Lake Fire grows to 700 acres overnight; Swan Lake Fire pushes Cooper Landing's smoky air quality off the charts, literally; Pentagon scraps Fort Greely missile plan; Will EPA veto Pebble? Boss of agency says it’s not his call; Trump’s path to ‘energy dominance’ in Alaska hits a key obstacle: lawyers; Veto to debt reimbursement could raise your tax bill; To bolster financial options...

Duration:00:28:57

Swan Lake Fire pushes Cooper Landing’s smoky air quality off the charts, literally

8/21/2019
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Cooper Landing is registering some of the worst air quality readings in the country this week, due to smoke from the Swan Lake fire. The post Swan Lake Fire pushes Cooper Landing’s smoky air quality off the charts, literally appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:04:50

When the McKinley fire started, local firefighters took the first calls

8/21/2019
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Many of the local firefighters are still at the scene, but their initial efforts were especially important, officials said, amid diminished staffing levels at the end of the fire season, and as other wildfires around the state were competing for staff and equipment. The post When the McKinley fire started, local firefighters took the first calls appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:03:14

Pentagon scraps Fort Greely missile plan

8/21/2019
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The Pentagon is canceling a project to improve its ground-based missile interceptors, most of which are housed at Fort Greely in the Interior of Alaska. The post Pentagon scraps Fort Greely missile plan appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:01:05

Kawerak hosts Indian Affairs officials in Nome for roundtable on public safety

8/21/2019
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The primary agenda included discussion on violent crime, missing and murdered Native Americans, and narcotics. The post Kawerak hosts Indian Affairs officials in Nome for roundtable on public safety appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:01:45:51

With hopes to connect Anchorage kids to wildlife, program teaches safe angling

8/21/2019
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Alaska Office of Boating Safety have been teaming up this summer with local Boys and Girls Clubs to get more Anchorage kids fishing. The goal is to teach them to do it safely, while having a good time, and it all starts with some instruction and fun at the pool. The post With hopes to connect Anchorage kids to wildlife, program teaches safe angling appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:03:59

To bolster financial options for refugees, a state program works to get them into farming

8/21/2019
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An expanded program of Alaska's Refugee Assistance and Immigration Services is teaching new Alaskans how to grow food and run a farm business. They had their first farm-to-table pop up earlier this month. And they've got plenty more Alaska grown. The post To bolster financial options for refugees, a state program works to get them into farming appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:03:11

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019

8/20/2019
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Alaska wildfire officials reassess cause of McKinley fire; ‘Nothing survived. It’s just ash.’ In a trickle of information, fire evacuees learn fate of homes; Wildfires crimp Alaska’s major transportation corridor, halting tourist operations, delaying groceries; 5,000-acre fire continues to burn outside Levelock; Dunleavy repeats calls for closing budget gap, paying full dividends; University of Alaska regents vote to end financial exigency; EPA hears testimony on air plan; Alaskan Joe Balash...

Duration:11:31:19

In a trickle of information, fire evacuees learn fate of homes

8/20/2019
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Residents displaced by the McKinley fire are gradually finding out about their homes and property, as state begins an assessment that will take days. The post In a trickle of information, fire evacuees learn fate of homes appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:02:02:26

Alaskan Joe Balash resigns as assistant secretary of Interior

8/20/2019
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Joe Balash is one of the highest placed Alaskans in the Trump administration. The post Alaskan Joe Balash resigns as assistant secretary of Interior appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:22:57

‘Molly of Denali’ creators help Juneau kids find their own voices

8/20/2019
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“Molly of Denali” is the first national children’s TV show to feature an Alaska Native lead. Some of the show’s creators came to Juneau and put on a vocal acting workshop to help local kids find their own voices. The post ‘Molly of Denali’ creators help Juneau kids find their own voices appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:03:20

Wildfires crimp Alaska’s major transportation corridor, halting tourist operations, delaying groceries

8/20/2019
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Major wildfires that flared up in Southcentral Alaska over the weekend caused road closures and delays on some of the region's busiest road corridors, forcing re-routes and long delays for locals, buses filled with tourists and trucks trying to re-supply grocery stores. The post Wildfires crimp Alaska’s major transportation corridor, halting tourist operations, delaying groceries appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:40:56

Dunleavy vetoes ferry funding added by the Legislature in the wake of cuts

8/20/2019
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Supplemental funding added by the Legislature to bolster ferry service was eliminated by Gov. Mike Dunleavy. Communities on Prince William Sound face a seven-month service gap under a draft winter schedule. The post Dunleavy vetoes ferry funding added by the Legislature in the wake of cuts appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:39:08

University of Alaska regents vote to end financial exigency

8/20/2019
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The vote overturns a declaration that allowed for the expedited elimination of academic programs and firing of faculty, even those with tenure. The post University of Alaska regents vote to end financial exigency appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:40:21

Initiative would increase state oil taxes, eliminate tax credits

8/20/2019
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Oil industry representatives say the initiative would hurt the industry. The post Initiative would increase state oil taxes, eliminate tax credits appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:01:25

Governor signs $1,600 PFD, says third special session would focus on full dividend

8/20/2019
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For the second time, Dunleavy vetoed funding to reimburse municipalities for school construction debt and to pay for Medicaid. The post Governor signs $1,600 PFD, says third special session would focus on full dividend appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:02:39

This August is extremely abnormal, and fire likes it

8/19/2019
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Usually by August, peak fire season has passed. But fire and climate experts say conditions in Southcentral Alaska were nearly perfect for fire this weekend, from the sky to the dry forest floor. The post This August is extremely abnormal, and fire likes it appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:03:00

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Aug. 19, 2019

8/19/2019
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Southcentral fires burn, traffic at a crawl on highways, evacuees tell of heavy smoke and flames; Heavy winds breath new life into Swan Lake Fire; Smoke from Southcentral blazes creating unhealthy air conditions in Anchorage; This August is extremely abnormal, and fire likes it; Governor says third special session would focus on full dividend after allowing $1,600 PFD to stand ; Proposed Fair Share Act would raise taxes on oil companies; Alaska’s Planned Parenthood chapter withdraws from...

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska’s Planned Parenthood chapter withdraws from federal family planning program

8/19/2019
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The announcement came in response to new rules from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that bar health care providers from referring patients for abortion if they receive funding through Title X. The post Alaska’s Planned Parenthood chapter withdraws from federal family planning program appeared first on Alaska Public Media.

Duration:00:01:15