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Episodes

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 5, 2021

3/5/2021
Governor Dunleavy shares his experience getting sick with COVID-19. And, in Western Alaska, residents are hopeful a new Internet project will have the same impact that cell service did. Plus, a new research technique might help in the study of the endangered Cook Inlet belugas.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 4, 2021

3/4/2021
Iditarod mushers and officials prepare for a race with pandemic-style rules and regulations. And, keeping a mask mandate in place, Anchorage's mayor lifts capacity restrictions on all businesses. Plus, climbers return to Denali although fewer are from other countries.

Duration:00:28:57

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 3, 2021

3/3/2021
Alaska legislators question the state's long-term budget plan. And, three Alaska tribes join a new pilot program to address the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous people. And, Anchorage's reimagined Fur Rondy aims to offers some sense of normalcy.

Duration:00:28:57

RUNNING: 2021 Anchorage School Board Race – issues and candidate Q&A responses

3/3/2021
UPDATE: Candidate responses to Alaska Public Media’s 2021 School Board Candidate questionnaire are now available at 2021 Running. Sixteen candidates are running; 12 responded to the questionnaire. Candidates Judy Norton Eledge, Marilyn Stewart, Kim Paulson and Marcus Sanders did not respond. (Scroll for a full list of candidates and seats.) The mail-in election is April […]

Duration:00:58:57

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

3/2/2021
Ten percent of Cordova residents end up in quarantine after a police officer's trip out of state. And, artists based out of Sitka sign with an iconic record label. Plus, one Anchorage student's campaign to return to in-person learning.

Duration:00:28:57

State of Art: The Alaska Virtual Symphony wont let distance hold them back

3/2/2021
The COVID-19 pandemic forced arts groups of all kinds to pivot and reevaluate how they can continue to create, but also reach audiences. The Alaska Virtual Symphony was organized to give musicians much needed opportunities to learn, connect and perform from anywhere in the state. Regardless of age and experience participants join in weekly via video conference for lessons and prepare for virtual concerts.

Duration:00:14:36

Emotional intelligence in the outdoors

3/2/2021
What is emotional intelligence how does it affect our outdoor activities? This week we'll discuss why it's important in contributing to enjoyable outdoor experiences.

Duration:00:58:58

Black in the military in Alaska

3/2/2021
This week on State of Art we have a community conversation from the Alaska Black Caucus. Local veterans share their experiences about what their service was like and give advice to the next generation.

Duration:00:58:57

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 1, 2021

3/1/2021
Alaska's legislators grapple with the idea of unplanned spending from the permanent fund. And, a 10,000-year-old bone found near Wrangell provides new clues about domesticated dogs in the Americas. Plus, an Unalaska grocery store's battle with a bald eagle.

Duration:00:28:57

10,000-year-old bone from Wrangell area hints how domesticated dogs may have traveled to the Americas

3/1/2021
A dime-sized fragment of dog bone — more than ten-thousand years old — has given researchers new clues about how domesticated dogs first made their way to the Americas.

Duration:00:04:03

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

LISTEN: Examining the often overlooked role of women in Alaska’s history

2/26/2021
Women in Alaska are known for being hard working, resourceful and tough, but their role has often been overlooked. Join us as we celebrate the kick off to Women’s History Month.

Duration:00:58:57

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

Reporter Kyle Hopkins: Revealing the human cost of broken safety and deferred justice in rural Alaska

2/25/2021
Many programs on Justice Alaska focus on explaining Alaska’s judicial system from the inside, from the perspective of judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys, as well as participants in therapeutic courts and administrators within the Department of Corrections. Today’s program is a look from the outside. A team of reporters from the Anchorage Daily News and […]

Duration:00:58:57

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