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Each week get a roundup of Alaska's top stories in politics and policy from a group of experienced journalists and commentators based in Anchorage. Hosted by Michael Carey, former editorial page editor from the Anchorage Daily News. Anchorage Edition is broadcast each Friday on KSKA FM 91.1 and on KAKM Channel 7 and repeats on Saturday at 6 p.m.

Each week get a roundup of Alaska's top stories in politics and policy from a group of experienced journalists and commentators based in Anchorage. Hosted by Michael Carey, former editorial page editor from the Anchorage Daily News. Anchorage Edition is broadcast each Friday on KSKA FM 91.1 and on KAKM Channel 7 and repeats on Saturday at 6 p.m.
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Each week get a roundup of Alaska's top stories in politics and policy from a group of experienced journalists and commentators based in Anchorage. Hosted by Michael Carey, former editorial page editor from the Anchorage Daily News. Anchorage Edition is broadcast each Friday on KSKA FM 91.1 and on KAKM Channel 7 and repeats on Saturday at 6 p.m.

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


Episodes

Music in Alaska

5/27/2016
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On this week's Alaska Edition, host, Zachariah Hughes sits down with three reporters to talk all about music in Alaska. What's new? What's happening across the state? And what's changing?

Duration:00:26:45

Reporter’s roundtable: Crime rates in Alaska

5/13/2016
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On this week's Alaska Edition, Zachariah Hughes sits down with reporters to take a look at crime rates around Alaska and discusses certain trends that may be indicative of deeper issues.

Duration:00:26:45

Reporter’s roundtable: Liquor stores, detox centers and marijuana

5/6/2016
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Bethel saw the opening of its first liquor store since the 1970s. Opioid detox centers were a hot topic in the headlines this week. And as always, the struggle behind commercial marijuana continues throughout the state. On this week's Alaska Edition, we go behind the headlines with a group of reporters covering stories on drugs and alcohol.

Anchorage Bowl Land Use Plan Map

4/29/2016
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Municipality of Anchorage planners are engaged in a project that could outline how the city will look in 20 years. In the meantime, Anchorage neighborhoods are changing. Throughout the past decade, the city has seen growth that has brought forth new challenges. This week, a team of presenters has been hosting informational sessions around town on the Anchorage Bowl Land Use Plan Map Update. On this week's Alaska Edition, these presenters will fill us in on how the community can further this...

What legislative decisions mean for small town AK

4/22/2016
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With the current budget bottleneck in the state legislature, there is both good and bad news for communities. Some bills that would have increased costs for local governments are on the shelf this session, while there is certainty that communities statewide will be receiving less revenue sharing. While lawmakers struggle to close the budget gap, most headlines are focused on the big picture. But what about the small screen? On this week's Alaska Edition we'll take a look at how the state's...

Duration:00:26:41

The impacts of childhood trauma on overall health

4/15/2016
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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. On this week's Alaska Edition, we look at the Adverse Childhood Experiences study, or ACEs study, and the link between childhood trauma and health issues later in life. Studies have shown that these experiences lead to a wide variety of problems including asthma, cancer and arthritis. The good news is that research show that these effects can be reversed.

Duration:00:26:44

Anchorage Municipal Elections: What passed and what didn’t?

4/8/2016
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Voters headed to the polls on Tuesday in Anchorage to cast their votes for assembly seats, school board members and a number of ballot issues. Ellen Lockyer discusses what the outcome means for Anchorage on this week's Alaska Edition.

Duration:00:26:45

The future of the pot business in AK

4/1/2016
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This week on Alaska Edition, we are discussing the pot industry in the state. Listen Now:

Duration:00:26:44

Legislative Update

3/29/2016
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Alaska's legislative session is underway. Alaska Edition host, Ellen Lockyer, checks in on some of the big news actions. Listen Now:

Duration:00:26:44

Reporter’s roundtable: Super Tuesday

3/3/2016
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Republican voters in 12 states went to the polls to indicate which of the Republican candidates they want for the 2016 presidential race. On this week's Alaska Edition, we review the results of the Republican poll, and what impact Alaska's support may or may not have on a national level. Listen Now:

Duration:00:26:45

Alaska Grown!

2/26/2016
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This week the University of Alaska's annual sustainable agriculture conference brought together farmers, livestock producers and other major players in the agriculture community to discuss the future of the industry in Alaska. On this week's Alaska Edition, we'll look at some of the innovations in agriculture that have taken place in the state over the past few years as well as the opportunity for buying locally and food security throughout the state. Listen Now:

Duration:00:26:44

Reporter’s roundtable: Energy in Alaska

2/19/2016
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Listen Now: On this week's Alaska Edition we discuss energy in Alaska, where bush residents have not seen prices drop for gasoline or diesel fuel, even though gas is a little more than $2 a gallon in Anchorage.

Duration:00:26:44

The push to hire locally in AK

2/12/2016
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The number of nonresident workers in Alaska surpassed the number of residential workers in 2014. What's causing this statistic and what can be done to encourage local hiring within the state? This week's Alaska Edition tackles these questions and looks at the legality of policies aiming to increase the number of Alaskan workers. Listen Now:

Duration:00:26:45

The next steps for DOC

2/5/2016
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Governor Walker recently announced Dean Williams as the new commissioner of the Department of Corrections. This week on Alaska Edition we will talk about the future of the Department of Corrections and the steps the new commissioner plans to take to better the system. Listen Now:

Duration:00:26:45

Emergency preparedness in Alaska

1/29/2016
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On this week's Alaska Edition, we discuss emergency preparedness in the state.

Duration:00:26:44

Looking ahead: the legislative session

1/22/2016
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The Legislative session started this week, and battles are already brewing over the budget, several pre-filed bills ranging in relevance. This week's Alaska Edition explores what's ahead this session and how it stacks up to previous years.

Duration:00:26:43

Human Trafficking

1/15/2016
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Human Trafficking tends to be closely associated with sex trafficking and prostitution, but this week's Alaska Edition includes guests who are taking initiative to expand how Alaskans understand the issue of people being exploited across an array of industries. Listen Now:

Duration:00:26:44

Viral videos and the role of citizen reporters

1/8/2016
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Whether it’s viral videos about kayak-eating bears, or footage of alleged police brutality--some of Alaska’s biggest stories in the last year started as clips on social media. This week's Alaska Edition looks at how video and new media are shaping the way we get our news. Listen Now:

Duration:00:26:32

Revisiting one of the year’s biggest stories

12/18/2015
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This summer Alaskans dealt with some of the most aggressive wildfires in the state's history--right under the 2004 fires. For the last Alaska Edition of 2015, Ellen Lockyer revisits this major news event to discuss key elements that added fuel to this fire and takes a look at the aftermath.

Duration:00:26:45

Reporter’s roundtable: the permanent fund protection plan

12/11/2015
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On Wednesday, Governor Bill Walker introduced a budget proposal. It includes taxes, changing the structure of the Permanent Fund, and further cuts to services across the state. And all of this just a few weeks ahead of the next session.

Duration:00:26:43