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Addressing Alaskans

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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.

Location:

Anchorage, AK

Genres:

Lectures

Networks:

Alaska PR

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@kska

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

2/21/2020
State archivists worry about increasing distance between Alaska and it's federal records. Plus: Researchers study a new approach to disaster communications in a small town. And, rural Alaskans struggle to obtain compliant Real IDs and lawmakers haven't figured out how to help them yet.

Duration:00:28:57

State of Art: New book examines African American history in Alaska

2/21/2020
From whalers who left port in New Bedford, Massachusetts to soldiers who helped build the Alcan Highway, African Americans have a long history in Alaska. University of Alaska Anchorage history professor Ian Hartman recently released a book called "Black History in the Last Frontier."

Duration:00:13:27

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

2/20/2020
Debate continues in the Alaska legislature after the Governor proposes a supplemental dividend. Plus: An exploration of who gets to be called a "real" Alaskan. And, an Alaska Native woman files a sexual assault case against the City of Nome.

Duration:00:28:57

LISTEN: What makes someone a ‘real’ Alaskan?

2/20/2020
As public historian David Reamer points out in a recent installment of his column for the Anchorage Daily News, called Histories of Anchorage, there’s little doubt that Alaska Natives are “real” Alaskans. But what about everybody else?

Duration:00:05:07

Iditarod mushers send trail mix, lasagna and frozen pork to race checkpoints

2/20/2020
The food and gear drop is part of the massive web of logistics to prepare for the annual 1,000-mile sled dog race.

Duration:00:02:52

LISTEN: From rocket launches to climate monitoring, NASA has big plans for Alaska

2/19/2020
The National Aeronautic and Space Administration does a lot of work in Alaska, from looking inward monitoring the effects of climate change, to launching rockets to conduct experiments away from Earth.

Duration:00:06:00

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

2/19/2020
Communities counting on the ferry system struggle to stock their grocery stores. And, Governor Dunleavy responds to criticisms over ferry service cuts. Plus: Iditarod mushers drop off bags of food and gear in preparation for next month's race.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020

2/18/2020
The Recall Dunleavy campaign responds as the Governor's allies drop their Supreme Court appeal. Plus: public records offer a behind the scenes look at a controversial mining project. And, music students in Sitka learn to play songs with drawings.

Duration:00:28:57

Changes to ASD’s gifted program save money but critics say they don’t serve students

2/18/2020
When the Anchorage School District revealed that a projected $20 million budget shortfall would result in a "redesign" of the IGNITE program, community members voiced concern.

Duration:00:04:57

LISTEN: A story of love, loss and letting go in ‘The Adventurer’s Son’

2/17/2020
The book is centered around a tragedy: It describes the disappearance of Roman Dial’s son, Cody Roman Dial, who vanished in the rainforest of Costa Rica in 2014.

Duration:00:06:51

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Feb. 17, 2020

2/17/2020
Alaska lawmakers consider more consistent recognition of Alaska Native tribes. Plus: A fishery in Alaska feels the economic impact of China's coronavirus outbreak. And, an Alaskan adventurer shares the story of searching for, and finding, his missing son.

Duration:00:28:57

How understanding childhood trauma influences a Palmer therapeutic court for families

2/16/2020
When parents have difficulty in life and marriage, the trouble is not isolated to the couple. New understandings about brain development and childhood trauma, called ACES or adverse childhood experiences, has lead doctors and researchers to a much fuller understanding of the lifelong psychological and physical impacts children may experience from separation from a parent, […]

Duration:00:58:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Feb. 14, 2020

2/14/2020
In coastal communities, Senior citizens and people with disabilities struggle without ferry service. Plus: Competitors prepare for a series of changes in the Iron Dog snowmachine race. And, some modern dating advice for any hopeless romantics looking for love.

Duration:00:28:57

LISTEN: Looking for love? These Anchorage matchmakers say the odds are good.

2/14/2020
This version of matchmaking involves both introducing would-be lovers in person and improving their experiences in the online realm.

Duration:00:04:44

LISTEN: Eating disorders are a serious health concern with a variety of causes

2/14/2020
Did you know that 81 percent of 10-year-olds are worried about being fat? Eating disorders — such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder — include extreme emotions, attitudes, and behaviors surrounding weight and food issues.

Duration:00:58:57

State of Art: Anchorage Opera’s ‘Frida’ opens this weekend. Check out this conversation with the leads discussing the unique production

2/14/2020
This week on State of Art we're hearing from "Frida" leads Catalina Cuervo, who plays Frida Kahlo, the iconic Mexican artist, and Bernardo Bermudez, who plays Diego Rivera, the famous Mexican muralist and Kahlo's husband.

Duration:00:13:48

This Anchorage father and daughter are revving up for the world’s longest snowmachine race

2/14/2020
The Levines are the only father-daughter team to ever complete the Iron Dog, a grueling 2,400-mile competition that starts in Fairbanks on Sunday.

Duration:00:03:49

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020

2/13/2020
Senator Murkowski briefs her colleagues on the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Plus: A father-daughter team prepare for the grueling Iron Dog snowmachine race. And, an Anchorage textile artist sews together clothes and community.

Duration:00:28:57

LISTEN: Gov. Mike Dunleavy returns to discuss resolving the state budget stalemate

2/13/2020
Gov. Mike Dunleavy released his budget plan in December with a full permanent fund dividend and a $1.5 billion deficit for legislators to grapple with.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Anchorage clothes-repair workshops revive the practice of mending

2/13/2020
Once a month, the Anchorage Museum's SEED Lab hosts a mending workshop where participants repair clothing and other gear in an effort to extend their use, reduce waste and teach participants new skills.

Duration:00:04:23