Talk of Alaska

Tuesdays at 10 a.m. (LIVE) repeating at 8 p.m. Alaska’s only statewide call-in forum for discussing the issues impacting life on the Last Frontier. Politics, science, culture and current events are covered by hosts from the Alaska Public Media news team along with guests and callers. Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast.

Talk of Alaska: Saving Energy

The fastest ways to curb greenhouse gas emissions and counter the high price of fuel are to use less fuel or find an energy...

Two Talk of Alaska episodes posted

We just figured out we (somehow) missed posting the November 20 edition of Talk of Alaska. We were also a day late posting this...

Talk of Alaska: Eyewitness to Global Warming

World leaders meet this month in Bali (December 4 to 14) to begin work on a new treaty to succeed the Kyoto Agreement on...

Talk of Alaska: Film Festivals Break into the North

An international film festival starts November 30th in Anchorage. Competing for awards will be more than 150 films from all over the world. ...

Talk of Alaska: University of Alaska Anchorage

States with large populations support large universities, but in Alaska there is never enough money to do everything. The University of Alaska Regents just...

Talk of Alaska: The McCandless Bus — Move it or Leave it?

Alaska's outdoor paradise is beautiful, but deadly: fast-changing weather, unforgiving wildlife, avalanches, extreme tides, unreadable rivers -- even insects can be serious threats. This...

Talk of Alaska: Blogging the trials

Courtroom crowds would come and go at the corruption trials of Tom Anderson, Pete Kott and Vic Kohring, but the web audience grew steadily...

Talk of Alaska: Firecracker Boys

After being out of print for years, Dan O'Neill's ‘The Firecracker Boys" is being re-published, with revisions and extra material. The book documents...

Talk of Alaska: Oil Taxes

Members of the state Legislature have to make some touch decisions during their special session. Criticism is sure to greet whatever they do to...

Preview: Talk of Alaska — Tue, Oct 23

Coming up Tuesday, October 23 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Members of the state Legislature have to make some touch decisions during their...

Bioneers Conference info

In this morning's Talk of Alaska, the Bioneers conference was mentioned on air, and we've gotten several calls at our office asking for additional...

Talk of Alaska: Intimate Investing

Do you know where your money is? Most people do not. If your money went into a bank, the bank may have loaned it...

Preview: Talk of Alaska — Tue, Oct 16

Coming up Tuesday, October 16 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Do you know where your money is? Most people do not. If your...

Talk of Alaska: Lifelong Learning

Education is not just for the young. One-third of the students at the University of Alaska are over 40. Outside Anchorage, the average age...

Preview: Talk of Alaska — Tue, Oct 9

Coming up Tuesday, October 9 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Education is not just for the young. One-third of the students at the...

Talk of Alaska: Banned Books

Every culture fells threatened by some idea or other, and many cultures ban books. Is it practical to draw lines of censorship in an...

Preview: Talk of Alaska — Tue, Oct 2

Coming up Tuesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Every culture fells threatened by some idea or other, and many cultures ban...

Talk of Alaska: Scientific Integrity

Climate warming and Endangered Species designations are both important issues for Alaska. Science is supposed to be informing the debate. But what if you...

Preview: Talk of Alaska — Tue, Sep 25

Coming up Tuesday, September 25 at 10:00 a.m. on Talk of Alaska... Climate warming and Endangered Species designations are both important issues for Alaska. Science...

Talk of Alaska: Mystery! Alaska Style

Alaska's many mystery writers must be doing something right, because a whole lot of their colleagues are about to come visiting. A national convention...