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Episodes

Remember the Russian men who fled to Alaska to avoid the war in Ukraine? They spoke to this reporter about their ordeal.

1/26/2023
Charlie McCann, a feature writer for The Economist's long-form magazine "1843," caught up with the men after they spent three months in detention.

Duration:00:11:20

Meet Miss Congeniality, Juneau’s representative to Alaska’s top pageant

1/24/2023
Honour Miller-Austin, Juneau’s representative at this year’s statewide Miss Alaska USA pageant, placed third overall.

Duration:00:03:24

Alaska House majority forms to the right of the Senate’s

1/20/2023
The House is finally organized and both chambers are diving into their agendas for the session.

Duration:00:05:25

Polar bear attacks are extremely rare, and many questions remain after fatal mauling in Wales

1/18/2023
They all point to the biggest question of all: Why did it happen?

Duration:00:04:58

Sen. Bert Stedman: Alaska’s PFD formula should change this year

1/18/2023
For the 11th year Stedman, R-Sitka, will co-chair the Senate Finance Committee. He’ll oversee efforts to create a multi-billion dollar operating budget.

Duration:00:02:15

Alaska’s cold climate ‘luck’ with three consecutive La Niña years is about to run out

1/17/2023
National Weather Service climate researcher Brian Brettschneider says Alaska has been lucky to have two back-to-back La Niña years. That's about to change.

Duration:00:04:15

Homer woman saved by dead snowshoe hare after falling through ice

1/17/2023
A snowshoe hare carcass went from curio to crucial piece of rescue equipment for Kelsey Haas during a skating trip in November.

Duration:00:05:19

An Eagle River teen was killed during an ROTC event. Her mom doesn’t want it to be another tragic training accident.

1/13/2023
Mackenzie Wilson died in a Humvee crash last summer. Her mom wants answers from the military.

Duration:00:05:17

Alaska’s former House speaker Rep. Bryce Edgmon on current disorganization: ‘We just don’t know’

1/13/2023
Former state House speaker Rep. Bryce Edgmon said this will be the third legislative cycle the House begins without an organized majority.

Duration:00:15:42

Petersburg schools scramble to pay for new Alaska READS Act requirements

1/12/2023
Alaska schools are preparing to meet requirements of the READS Act this fall — a costly mandate amid flat state education funding.

Duration:00:04:02

Alaska’s Marine Highway System sees leadership changes

1/12/2023
Capt. John Falvey, the state ferry system's manager since 2004, is retiring later this month.

Duration:00:03:39

Alaska lawmakers look to increase school funding in upcoming legislative session

1/11/2023
State funding to school districts has, essentially, not changed since 2017. At the same time, the cost of pretty much everything has gone up.

Duration:00:06:19

State of Art: Artist Meg Anderson and RKP Production’s ‘Out to Lunch’

1/6/2023
This week on State of Art we meet artist Meg Anderson. Her show "Yellow Skies and Black Birds" will be on display at Cyrano's Art Gallery from January 6 through February 26. Originally from Wisconsin, Anderson spent 24 years as an interpretive graphic artist and illustrator for Alaska State Parks. We discuss her work for the parks, her show and her many other creative projects. We also hear from RKP Production's Audrey Weltman Kelly and Dick Reichman about the new original play "Out to...

Duration:00:13:50

Alaska’s permit for road to major oil project leads to ConocoPhillips lawsuit

1/6/2023
ConocoPhillips and Australian oil company Santos are in a dispute over the use of a North Slope road built by ConocoPhillips for access to Santos' Pikka Project.

Duration:00:06:26

Seattle ice storm caused a North Pole man to miss his heart transplant

1/6/2023
“I don’t wanna ever miss another chance,” said Patrick Holland, who's now moving to Seattle to wait for another suitable heart.

Duration:00:03:28

Bird flu in Washington cracks Alaska’s egg supply chain

1/5/2023
Alaskans are posting photos on social media of empty shelves and trying to crowdsource where they can buy eggs. Meanwhile, prices are spiking.

Duration:00:04:22

Homer activist works to bring thousands of meals a month to Ukrainian refugees

1/5/2023
Lucas Wilcox's non-profit organization, Altruist Relief Kitchen, is using salvaged materials to build off-grid kitchens to feed Ukrainian refugees.

Duration:00:05:14

A new documentary film project will focus on Alaskans’ relationships with alcohol

1/4/2023
Scott Burton's film called "Earnest Drinker" will include interviews with experts and people in recovery, plus a lot of his own stories.

Duration:00:07:40

Ketchikan police chief left man bloodied after off-duty fishing resort brawl, indictment says

1/3/2023
Jeff Walls was indicted in the alleged felony assault on Thursday. He was ordered not to discuss the case with witnesses other than his wife.

Duration:00:04:13

Too many Alaska children are unnecessarily institutionalized, says U.S. Department of Justice

12/27/2022
A federal investigation found that Alaska children were forced to endure unnecessary and unduly long institutionalization in locked facilities because no alternatives exist.

Duration:00:07:34