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Anchorage, AK

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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.

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@kska

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

9/22/2017
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The Alaska impact of ACA repeal bill? Depends where you look; Gov. Walker cites uncertainty over funding in opposing ACA repeal; Gov. Walker pitches 1.5 percent income tax with a limit; Should independents be able to run in a Democratic primary?; The Mayor of Anchorage addresses concern over crime and safety; Lawsuit seeks to allow non-Alaska residents to gather signatures for state ballot initiatives; AK: $15,000 and 2,000 miles later, Kotzebue High volleyball players show Sitka their...

Duration: 00:28:59


The Alaska impact of ACA repeal bill? Depends where you look

9/22/2017
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Sen. Murkowski says her position on Graham-Cassidy will hinge on data showing how Alaska would fare. Consultants' reports vary wildly, but they all show a loss. And now it's not clear senators will vote on. Listen now

Duration: 00:05:02


AK: $15,000 and 2,000 miles later, Kotzebue High volleyball players show Sitka their skills

9/22/2017
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Alaska’s high school sports teams spend a lot of time and money on travel. But $15,000 and 2,000 miles for a single trip? That’s unusual. Earlier this month the Kotzebue Girls Volleyball team travelled to Sitka to play Mount Edgecumbe and Sitka High School. Listen now

Duration: 00:05:23


49 Voices: Jay Stange of Anchorage

9/22/2017
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This week we’re hearing from Jay Stange of Anchorage. Stange is a math teacher at Dimond High School. Download audio

Duration: 00:02:24


Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Sep. 21, 2017

9/21/2017
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VP Pence calls in to Anchorage talk radio; Significant layoffs hit ADN, with more changes ahead; New Hilcorp contract pushes Interior Energy Project along; Commercial pot growers paid GVEA more than $500,000 over the past year; Flood watch for Kenai River drainage as dammed lake releases; Spill reported at Valdez Marine Terminal; Ft. Wainwright soldier charged with assaulting infant son; Budget glitch could leave ferries without funding; Alaska could become climate change refuge for tropical...

Duration: 00:28:59


VP Pence calls in to Anchorage talk radio

9/21/2017
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The future of the Affordable Care Act appears to rest on how Sen. Lisa Murkowski will vote next week. Alaska is getting some extra attention for it, including a special caller to a local conservative talk show Thursday. Listen now

Duration: 00:00:48


Significant layoffs hit ADN, with more changes ahead

9/21/2017
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As it struggles to emerge from bankruptcy under new owners, the state's largest newspaper has started making deep staff cuts. Listen now

Duration: 00:03:30


New Hilcorp contract pushes Interior Energy Project along

9/21/2017
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The Interior Energy Project has achieved a major milestone. On Thursday, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority Board approved a plan advancing the state effort to increase availability of natural gas in Fairbanks. Listen now

Duration: 00:01:25


Gambell’s new health clinic now open to patients

9/21/2017
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After several years of providing community health services in an overcrowded building, Norton Sound Health Corporation employees in Gambell now have a bigger and newer space to accommodate the community’s needs. Listen now

Duration: 00:04:15


Budget glitch could leave ferries without funding

9/21/2017
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One Southeast senator said that the possibility that the Alaska Marine Highway System could shut down this spring is an intentional attempt to damage the ferries. Listen now

Duration: 00:02:08


Flood watch for Kenai River drainage as dammed lake releases

9/21/2017
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The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of the Kenai River drainage due to the release of water from a dammed glacial lake. Listen now

Duration: 00:00:57


Alaska could become climate change refuge for tropical fish

9/21/2017
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Researchers from the University of Washington used 80 years of data to figure out how much warming fish could withstand. They discovered fish in the tropics are already living in water at the upper end of their threshold. Listen now

Duration: 00:00:47


Juneau’s Housing First prepares to open its doors

9/21/2017
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Juneau’s Housing First project is opening its doors this week to the first eight residents. The $8.3 million Lemon Creek complex will soon house 32 of the community’s most vulnerable residents. Listen now

Duration: 00:03:23


Commercial pot growers paid GVEA more than $500,000 over the past year

9/21/2017
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The commercial marijuana industry is increasing demand for electricity in the Interior. Golden Valley Electric Association membership includes 47 licensed marijuana growers, who paid the co-op more than a half-million dollars for power over the past year. Listen now

Duration: 00:02:26


Amid evolving Afghan mission, Alaska soldiers ready to deploy

9/20/2017
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As the United States approaches the 16th anniversary of military operations in Afghanistan, thousands more troops are readying to deploy. One of the units heading there is the airborne infantry brigade based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage. Listen now

Duration: 00:04:11


Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017

9/20/2017
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Interior official says Trump administration has the ‘guts’ to allow oil exploration in ANWR; 'Vote no': Left takes to TV and sky to reach Murkowski; Unsecured database discovered with information from about 600,000 Alaska voters; Fairbanks in a financial jam as state support declines; Amid evolving Afghan mission, Alaska soldiers ready to deploy; Arctic nations tour microgrids, exchange green energy knowledge; La Niña Watch triggered, could affect Alaska winter temparatures; Ask a...

Duration: 00:28:59


‘Vote no’: Left takes to TV and sky to reach Murkowski

9/20/2017
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Advocates are cranking up the pressure on Sen. Murkowski to vote against the latest health care repeal. A Palmer conservative urging a "yes" vote calls Murkowski "untouchable." Listen now

Duration: 00:04:48


Interior official says Trump administration has the ‘guts’ to allow oil exploration in ANWR

9/20/2017
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A top Interior Department official said kick-starting oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or ANWR, is a priority for the Trump administration. Listen now

Duration: 00:02:04


Ask a Climatologist: The fall color formula is pretty simple

9/20/2017
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Weather conditions aren't a driver of when fall colors appear, but weather events can drive the extent, duration and intensity of fall colors. Listen now

Duration: 00:02:46


Unsecured database discovered with information from about 600,000 Alaska voters

9/20/2017
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Security consultants say they discovered an unsecured online database with information on nearly 600,000 Alaska voters last week. Listen now

Duration: 00:01:23

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