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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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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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Effect of Dunleavy’s proposed freeze on new state rules is unclear

11/15/2018
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Dunleavy’s pick to become commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources, Corri Feige, said close examination of regulations that affect developing natural resources is important.

Duration:00:03:47

Shrugging off lawsuit, Trump administration forges ahead with offshore Arctic drilling proposal

11/15/2018
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If the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is going to hold an oil lease sale in the Beaufort Sea in 2019, the environmental review process needs to start now.

Duration:00:03:01

With election of Dunleavy, is climate action team out in the cold?

11/15/2018
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In September, a group of Alaskans handed Governor Bill Walker a 37-page playbook of policy ideas for climate change. Their plan now hangs in limbo.

Duration:00:04:59

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

11/15/2018
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Civil suit filed in controversial Anchorage assault case; Shrugging off lawsuit, Trump administration forges ahead with offshore Arctic drilling proposal; Dunleavy seeks regulation freeze; Coast Guard bill would end EPA permit mandate for fishing boats; Juneau seasonal cold weather emergency shelter begins operations Thursday; With election of Dunleavy, is climate action team out in the cold?; Anchorage teachers, school district reach contract agreement; The only thing people in Crooked...

Duration:00:28:58

Coast Guard bill would end EPA permit mandate for fishing boats

11/15/2018
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For years, Alaska's commercial fishing fleet has dreaded a requirement to obtain a permit for even basic boat discharges, like draining a fish hold, or hosing down a deck. Now, Congress is on the verge of ditching the requirement forever.

The only thing people in Crooked Creek agree on about the Donlin Mine is that it’s coming

11/15/2018
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Some residents of Crooked Creek see the potential for much needed economic development while others see the possible disruption of their subsistence lifestyle.

Dunleavy selects Corri Feige as natural resources commissioner

11/14/2018
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Corri Feige is not new to the agency she will now lead — she was previously the head of DNR’s Division of Oil and Gas under Gov. Bill Walker.

Duration:00:01:17

British Columbia steps in over Tulsequah Chief Mine cleanup

11/14/2018
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The Canadian mine was developed in the early 20th century, then abandoned in 1957.

K300 race nominated for Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

11/14/2018
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The effort to get the Kuskokwim 300 into the Hall of Fame began three years ago.

Judge allows some political signs, but maintains state ban on highway billboards

11/14/2018
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An Anchorage Superior Court Judge issued a final order on the lawsuit, which was filed in August by the ACLU of Alaska, the group Dunleavy for Alaska and Palmer resident Eric Siebels.

Report: Data lacking on murdered Native women

11/14/2018
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Many police departments didn't respond to requests for data about missing or murdered indigenous women. "You will never solve a problem you won't admit you have, that you don't have data on," says Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.

Dems Kawasaki and Dodge take leads from questioned ballots, absentees still to be counted

11/13/2018
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If Kathryn Dodge wins her race, the Alaska House could be split 20-20 with members of a mostly Democratic caucus and a Republican caucus.

Duration:00:00:59

As the climate changes, Alaska’s DOT works to keep up

11/13/2018
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“I can recall a time where we would have maybe one good freezing rain event a winter,” said Tom Grman. “And then several winters ago, those were really prevalent.”

Justices wrestle how to set hovercraft case apart from subsistence

11/13/2018
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The U.S Supreme Court again heard a case that pits the National Park Service against Alaska's sovereignty, and this time subsistence was a big topic. Audio includes excerpts of the arguments.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

11/13/2018
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Leads shift in still-undecided Fairbanks elections; Jury delivers verdict in ex-cop's lawsuit; Justices wrestle how to set hovercraft case apart from subsistence; As the climate changes, Alaska’s DOT works to keep up; UA regents approve budget proposal; With no probation officer in Dillingham, how does supervision work in Bristol Bay?; Alaska contractors flock to new military construction projects; Fairbanks hires law firms to advise on suing over groundwater-contaminating chemicals; Alaska...

With no probation officer in Dillingham, how does supervision work in Bristol Bay?

11/13/2018
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Dillingham’s only probation officer retired in April. While the Division of Probation and Parole has worked to hire a replacement, the region has operated without an on-site officer for six months.

Fairbanks hires law firms to advise on suing over groundwater-contaminating chemicals

11/13/2018
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Fairbanks officials hope to recover nearly $4 million the city has spent over the past three years to deal with the contamination caused by perflourinated compounds contained in a type of firefighting foam.

Meet Daniel Cohen, from Chicago

11/13/2018
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“New Arrivals” is Alaska Public Media’s look at the diverse people who move to Anchorage. Every other Tuesday, we meet a New Arrival from another country, another state, or another part of Alaska. The stories air at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesdays during Morning Edition here on KSKA, Alaska Public Media. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:04:44

What’s so special about the Mustang Field?

11/12/2018
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How one oil field got more than $95 million in unique state or state-backed loans from Alaska. Listen now

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

11/12/2018
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Dunleavy to be sworn in as governor in Noorvik; Judicial council begins process of replacing ousted judge; Fairweather gets reprieve in draft ferry schedule; Alaska firefighters sent to battle California wildfires; In a warming Arctic, October in Utqiaġvik presents an especially striking picture; What’s so special about the Mustang Field?; Haines Police once again authorized to respond to calls outside the townsite; ‘Integrated’ research merges human experience and fisheries science; Pence...

Duration:00:28:57