AKPM Staff


Laurel Foster

Laurel Foster is a candidate for the 2022 U.S. House special election.

Nick Begich

Nick Begich is a 2022 candidate running to fill Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat.

Timothy Beck

Timothy Beck is a 2022 candidate running to fill Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat.

Otto Florschutz

Otto Florschutz is a 2022 candidate running to fill Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat.
Reading Rendezvous 2022

LIVE EVENT: Reading Rendezvous – May 14

After a two year hiatus, join Alaska Public Media and Anchorage Public Library for Reading Rendezvous. This annual community tradition celebrates reading and kicks off the library's Summer Discovery reading program. There will be...

Jeff Lowenfels

Jeff Lowenfels is among 48 candidates running to fill Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat.
police cars around a hotel

Man taken into custody after making threats from downtown Anchorage hotel, police say

Police initially responded to the Hotel Captain Cook around 2:45 p.m. Friday "regarding a disturbance with a weapon," according to a police statement. A nearly four-hour standoff ensued.
Mental Health Resource Fair 2022

LIVE DROP-IN EVENT: Mental Health Resource Fair – May 1

Alaska Public Media's first annual Mental Health Resource Fair at The Nave (3502 Spenard Rd. in Anchorage) on Sunday, May 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to shine a light on Mental Health...
Fire TV Stick

VIRTUAL EVENT: Navigate your Fire TV Stick streaming devices – Apr 22

Come to this free virtual event to learn about your Fire TV Stick, where you can find info and support, and to ask our staff your questions. We’d like to help our members navigate your...
a musher waves from the back of a sled on a snowy day

Two Iditarod mushers rescued from trail

Gerhardt Thiart and Bridgett Watkins were rescued and flown to Nome.
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US Sen. Sullivan tests positive for COVID, reports ‘very mild symptoms’

“This morning, Senator Sullivan tested positive with a breakthrough case of COVID-19 while in Florida with family," said a statement from the U.S. senator's office.
a dog in a snowy dog yard

Butcher, who needs her space

“A lot of dogs here, they love to be hugged and cuddled and snuggled. And she likes it to some extent, but then she wants her space,” said Anja Radano. “And I'm the same way.”
mental health mosaics art show

LIVE DROP-IN EVENT: Mental Health Mosaics Art Show: Creative Reflections on Mental Health – Mar 19

Alaska Public Media is partnering with Out North to host Creative Reflections on Mental Health. Join us for a free, interactive, drop-in style event at Out North’s Mental Health Mosaics Art Show, where you can smash tiles,...
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Eureka musher Brent Sass is first into Cripple, the Iditarod’s halfway point

Defending champion Dallas Seavey was the first musher to leave of Ophir. Brent Sass later passed him on the trail.
A musher in an orange jacket

Aaron Burmeister first Iditarod musher to reach Nikolai, while Brent Sass is first to dash out

The race started Sunday in Willow. The winner is expected sometime early next week in Nome, on Alaska’s western coast.
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LIVE EVENT: Talk of Alaska: Live in Talkeetna – Mar 16

Each week, Alaska Public Media’s radio program Talk of Alaska connects Alaskans across the state with informative and engaging conversations about the issues that matter to you. Now, Talk of Alaska is hitting the...
A snow blower crosses an intersection in front of a giant puddle in the roadway

Icy roads again close Anchorage and Mat-Su schools after overnight windstorm hits Southcentral Alaska

The Anchorage School District said early Tuesday that there was "extreme ice on roads and parking lots."
Elizabeth Peratrovich day

LIVE AND VIRTUAL EVENT: Celebrate Elizabeth Peratrovich Day with Molly of Denali and her creators! – Feb 16

WATCH THE RECORDING: here GBH Kids, producer of Molly of Denali, and Alaska Public Media partnered together to host an event to celebrate Elizabeth Peratrovich Day on February 16, 2022. Elizabeth Peratrovich (Raven of the Lingít...
Fannie Lou Hamer

VIRTUAL EVENT: Finding Your Voice Through Fannie Lou Hamer – Feb 15

On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, attendees joined Keisha Blain (author of Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Message to America) in conversation with Fannie Lou Hamer’s America executive producer and Mrs. Hamer’s great-niece Monica Land and heard about what the current generation...

VIRTUAL EVENT: Navigate your Roku streaming devices – Feb 11

In this virtual event, held on February 11, 2022, we helped our members navigate their Roku streaming devices, answering specific questions and covering the basics of using the device, including how to use the...