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Episodes

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 26, 2021

2/26/2021
A major Alaska foundation helps purchase property to support homeless services in Anchorage. And, Petersburg experiences a COVID outbreak across all age groups. Plus, can the energy failure that happened in Texas happen in Alaska too?

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 25, 2021

2/25/2021
The University of Alaska Board of Regents grants Anchorage’s hockey and gymnastics teams more time to fundraise. And, Ketchikan businesses brace for another summer without tourists. Plus, how some Unalaska teachers are approaching Black History Month this year.

Duration:00:28:57

Anchorage hospital workers step up to cuddle Alaska’s tiniest babies

2/25/2021
Coronavirus-related restrictions on volunteers left a big hole in the NICU at Alaska’s largest hospital. Then, Providence workers stepped in to the help fill the need.

Duration:00:04:35

How the Y-K Delta became one of the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination leaders

2/25/2021
Nearly 50% of the region's population has already received at least one dose of vaccine, thanks to creative clinic sites, and a strong delivery infrastructure.

Duration:00:03:11

Anchorage Pacific Islander community brings COVID-19 vaccines to church

2/25/2021
A Tuesday vaccine clinic brought 80 vaccines to a Samoan church in Airport Heights, where food and music made for a unique atmosphere.

Duration:00:00:13

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

2/24/2021
Alaska Native leaders closely watch the confirmation process for Interior Secretary nominee Deb Haaland. And, an Anchorage vaccination clinic sets up in a Samoan church to reach the Pacific Islander community. Plus, once a national leader in COVID cases, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta now leads in vaccinations.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

2/23/2021
Congresswoman Deb Haaland's confirmation for Interior Secretary begins with broad support from Alaska Native leaders. And, several small Alaska communities have managed to stay COVID free throughout the pandemic. Plus, a Petersburg family deals with a destructive fire and robbery.

Duration:00:28:57

State of Art: Anchorage rockers Photonak want to bring light to dark times

2/23/2021
Photonak is one of those bands that come across as totally genuine in their mission and respect for each other. With their debut album "Tempered," the band hunkered down in their home studio and turned out a highly produced piece of sprawling rock and roll.

Duration:00:13:27

LISTEN: What another summer without cruise ships could mean for Alaska’s economy

2/23/2021
Alaska lost 27,000 jobs in 2020. And, while the whole state suffered, regions that depend on tourism were hit especially hard.

Duration:00:04:25

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 22, 2021

2/22/2021
FEMA will provide disaster assistance to Haines, to recover from the deadly landslides in December. And, a large solar array will power a lodge at Denali National Park, after a delicate installation. Plus, remembering Katie Hurley, who helped draft Alaska's constitution.

Duration:00:28:57

Dallas Seavey returns to Iditarod after mysterious scandal rocked his mushing career

2/22/2021
This year marks Dallas Seavey’s 12th Iditarod. But it’s the four-time Iditarod champion's first since a dog-doping whodunit turned his mushing career upside down four years ago.

Duration:00:04:09

After mishandled investigations, advocates cautious as Nome police try rebuilding trust

2/22/2021
Under new leadership, the Nome Police Department has made some positive reforms, but advocates say a lot more work needs to be done to repair trust with the community.

Duration:00:11:49

Hear the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation’s 2021 economic forecast

2/20/2021
The COVID-19 pandemic and a continued recession was tough on the Anchorage economy in 2020. Job losses permeated nearly every business sector and consumer confidence is low, but 2021 could show some improvement.

Duration:00:58:57

LISTEN: Alaska communities prepare for another lean tourism season amid slow economic recovery

2/20/2021
No major cruise lines will return to the state in 2021. How will tourist-dependent communities weather this extended dry season? When federal relief does arrive, will it be enough for businesses to survive?

Duration:00:58:57

Three local pastors respond to Henry Louis Gates’ “The Black Church”

2/19/2021
In a sweeping, song-filled and emotional telling, Henry Louis Gates takes viewers through the beginnings of the Black Church in America, from its beginnings in white Christianity with influence from home countries and spiritual traditions that enslaved people brought with them. The 400-year history of the Black Church reveals influence during the Civil War, Reconstruction, […]

Duration:00:58:57

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 19th, 2021

2/19/2021
Congressman Don Young defends allowing weapons into committee hearing rooms. And, the Sea Life Center celebrates at its annual gala after bouncing back from the brink of closure. Plus, an Anchorage teacher marks one month of teaching in-person.

Duration:00:28:57

LISTEN: Why aren’t there more Black men in medicine?

2/19/2021
In 1978, Black males made up a little over 3% of medical school enrollments, but in 2019 that number was even smaller. Does this disparity contribute to healthcare inequities in minority communities?

Duration:00:58:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 18th, 2021

2/18/2021
Alaska sees some of its lowest COVID case counts in months. And, musher Dallas Seavey returns to the Iditarod after a scandal rocked his career four years ago. Plus, a project in Unalakleet aims to create more affordable housing using shipping containers.

Duration:00:28:57

Petersburg sets aside differences for 13-year-old battling cancer

2/18/2021
The community raised tens of thousands of dollars for a local 13-year-old who was fighting cancer in a Seattle Hospital,

Duration:00:04:33

Dirt Work

2/17/2021
Have you ever thought you needed to live in a yurt off the grid in order to be more connected to nature? This week on Outdoor Explorer our guest is author Chri/stine Byl. We discuss how you have to be a beginner in order to become an expert and misconceptions around what being more connected to nature actually means.

Duration:00:58:57