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Innovative hazardous waste treatment service proposed for Anchorage

The Pacific Environment Corporation (PENCO) is in the preliminary stages of seeking permits to build the first hazardous waste storage, treatment and disposal facility in Anchorage. The facility would use super-heated fluids to break...

Mat-Su Borough and MEA divided over coal-fired power plans

Matanuska Electric Association (MEA) and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough are headed for a showdown over a proposed ordinance that could limit the power provider's plans to use coal in generating its own electricity. Ellen Lockyer, APRN...

Line One: Post-Partum Depression

This week Dr. Woodard chats with Jeanne Watson Driscoll, PhD, APRN, BC about the reasons for and risks and treatment of post-partum depression. Dr. Driscoll co-wrote Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders: A Guide and...

Municipal Light & Power releases glowing report

Anchorage's city-owned Municipal Light & Power Company's service area is compact -- only 20 square miles, lying mostly in the city's core area. But a new report says what ML&P lacks in...

Stage Talk: Mentor Artists Playwrights Project

Kristina Church talks with Mira Donnelly and Tom Kellog with the Mentor Artists Playwrights Project as well as Tracy Hinkson who was back in Alaska to help with the project. HOST: Kristina Church, actor and...

Brown bear shot in Mountain View neighborhood

Anchorage police had to shoot a young brown bear Wednesday night in the Mountain View section of town. The 3-year-old male had been spotted throughout the area for days, ranging from neighborhoods in Spenard...

State corrections scales back Mat-Su prison plan

The state is reducing the scope of a prison plan that would have placed the largest correctional facility in Alaska in the Matanuska Valley. Ellen Lockyer, APRN - Matanuska-Susitna Borough

An Anchorage Fourth of July

Anchorage's Fourth of July is a crowd drawing, day-long event that begins with morning pancakes on the Park Strip and ends with late night, twilight fireworks at the ball park. KSKA's Len Anderson enjoyed...

Revamped web site launched on Radio Bilingue's 27th anniversary

Radio Bilingue announced today they have relaunched their web site and are now providing a bilingual news service, based on their bilingual programming. Below is their detailed press release. We just wanted to share...

Web Extra: Anchorage is Our Home (video preview)

Above is a 5-minute preview of the 26-minute video "Anchorage is Our Home," the new video from Healing Racism in Anchorage. We're providing it here as a courtesy to KSKA web visitors. MORE INFO: Healing...

Web Extra: Patricia Partnow, Healing Racism in Anchorage

After the Thursday (6/28/2007) evening premiere of "Anchorage Is Our Home," KSKA's Len Anderson talked with Patricia Partnow from Healing Racism in Anchorage. She discussed how the video will be used to build positive...

Locally produced racism video premieres

The premiere presentation of a locally produced video recently filled the theater at the Anchorage Museum of History and Art. The video was the latest tool in one group's efforts to heal racism in...

Line One: Forensic Science in Alaska

This week Dr. Woodard discusses forensic science on the Last Frontier with State of Alaska Medical Examiner Dr. Frank Fallico. Host: Dr. Thad Woodard Guests: Dr. Frank Fallico, State of Alaska Medical Examiner Original Broadcast (LIVE): Mon,...

Anchorage Mayor reacts to Governor's capital project vetoes

When Governor Sarah Palin signed the capital budget bill today she also vetoed nearly $250 million in projects, cutting more than $80 million in Anchorage-specific projects. Early this afternoon Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich reacted...

Stage Talk: Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival

This week KSKA's theater critic Mark Muro chats with Shane Mitchell and Arlitia Jones about the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival in New York City. HOST: Mark Muro, actor and theatre critic GUESTS: P....

Assembly approves free WiFi for downtown Anchorage

Most of us know the warning, "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is." The Anchorage Assembly has. Before unanimously approving a leasing agreement offering free wireless service for...

One coal bed methane exploratory gas well planned for Mat-Su

A new plan to drill for coal bed methane gas in the Matanuska Valley is under review by the Matanuska-Sustina Borough. Palmer-based Fowler Oil and Gas Corporation plans to drill one well using state-of-the-art...

Anchorage Hillside homeowners target of new campaign to keep bears out of trash

Today officials in Anchorage announced a new effort to keep bears out of trash cans. The Fish and Game Department says between one and three bears has to be put down in the city...

Alaska Radio Reader Rambler: The Perfect Prayer

Sandy Harper and Dick Reichman chat with Suehyla El Attar, playwright of The Perfect Prayer. HOSTS: Sandy Harper and Dick Reichman GUEST: Suehyla El Attar, playwright ORIGINAL BROADCAST: Wed, June 27, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. SUBSCRIBE: Get Alaska...

Anchorage Assembly keeps Town Square name

Anchorage's "Town Square Park" will remain "Town Square Park." Last night the Anchorage Assembly by a 9 to 2 vote backed a compromise retaining the name while authorizing a yet-to-be designed tribute...