‘Save Our Salmon’ Initiative; and Don Young’s AFN Proclamation

The stories up for discussion this week are: the “Save Our Salmon” initiative; Kott and Kohring change their pleas; AFN convention being held in Anchorage; Don Young’s AFN proclamation; medical homes in Alaska. KSKA: Friday, 10/21 @ 2:00pm & Saturday, 10/22 @ 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 10/21 @ 7:30pm & Saturday, 10/22 @ 5:00pm

Non-profits and their role in Alaska

Alaska has somewhere between 5,000 and 6,000 non-profits, and their important role in supporting community needs throughout the state is undeniable. Today we'll be examining that role, and how it has grown over the past half century. KSKA: Friday, July 24, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 25, at 6:00 p.m. KAKM: Friday, July 24, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 25, at 4:30 p.m. Listen Now:

Music in Alaska

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?

Budget Gridlock, Pay Raises and Palin’s Emails

This week on Alaska Edition, host Jill Burke, of the Alaska Dispatch, sits down with Kyle Hopkins, from the Anchorage Daily News,...

Corey Rossi; and the ASD Budget

The topics up for discussion this week include: Corey Rossi resigns amid game law charges; Fairbanks militiamen back in federal court; ASD cuts $6.2 million in this year’s proposed budget; Southcentral Alaska moose dying; the upcoming municipal elections; Renda reaches Nome; Chugiak man arraigned after running down two pedestrians in a truck; Len Anderson’s upcoming retirement. KSKA: Friday, 1/27 at 2:00pm & Saturday, 1/28 at 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 1/27 at 7:30pm & Saturday, 1/28 at 5:00pm

Reporters’ roundtable: the Alaska LNG project

The Alaska LNG special session came to a close last week. It was the third special session held this year. Zachariah Hughes hosts a reporter's roundtable diving into the complex issues surround the LNG project. What decisions came out of this session? And what exactly does this mean for Alaska? Listen Now:

Raising the Debt Ceiling; ANCSA at 40; and the Impact of Losing ANI

This week, the debt ceiling has been raised but stability has yet to be seen; the impacts of the loss of Alaska Newspapers; a former Murkowski aide may be headed to prison; community response to Mayor Sullivan’s proposed sidewalk sitting ordinance; surviving on urban subsistence; and a discussion of ANCSA.

Combating Anchorage’s Violent Crime Spike

A recent uptick in deadly shooting incidents and assaults in Anchorage have police and public safety advocates sprinting to organize a response to curb the violent trend. The Anchorage Police Department is organizing a task-force to tackle the problem, but what can communities do to help remedy the problem? KSKA: Friday, 2/6 at 2:00pm and Saturday, 2/7 at 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 2/6 at 7:30pm and Saturday, 2/7 at 4:30pm Download Audio

Alaska Grown!

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:

Anchorage Edition: November 5, 2010

Each week, KAKM gathers commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics for...

Anchorage Port Project; and Chuitna Coal Controversy

The topics up for discussion this week are: the Anchorage Port project; Parnell won’t ask for revival of the coastal management program; Chuitna Coal; Pebble Mine update; gas line project “high centered;” and the battle over reapportionment. KSKA: Friday, 10/28 @ 2:00pm and Saturday, 10/29 @ 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 10/28 @ 7:30pm and Saturday, 10/29 @ 5:00pm

Two Anchorage mayors tackle two recessions

This week, we’ll be talking with two Anchorage mayors about two recessions. With us are Tom Fink, who took over the reigns of Anchorage in 1987, not long after a collapse in the price of oil, and by Ethan Berkowitz, who’s been in office just about a month now. KSKA: Friday, July 31, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 1, at 6:00 p.m. KAKM: Friday, July 31, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 1, at 6:00 p.m. Download Audio:

Denali Gas Line Abandoned; Parnell Launches War on Sexual Assault

This week on Alaska Edition, host Michael Carey is joined in the studio by Steve MacDonald, Channel 2 News, Brendan...

ASD’s New Superintendent; and Anchorage Ending Emissions Testing

The stories up for discussion this week are: ASD’s new superintendent; natural gas reserve estimates; concerns about state’s declining revenue; Anchorage ending emissions testing program; church-owned homes targeted by tax-change legislation; Marko Cheseto; and a round of military base closures could be coming. KSKA: Friday, 2/3 at 2:00pm & Saturday, 2/4 at 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 2/3 at 7:30pm & Saturday, 2/4 at 5:00pm

Combating heroin in Alaska

State and federal officials as well as community groups spread all over Alaska have expressed alarm over rising rates of use and abuse. Juneau in particular has been the subject has gotten attention lately for a spate of heroin and opiate related overdoses. KSKA: Fri., Nov. 20, at 2:00 p.m. & Sat., Nov. 21, at 6:00 p.m. KAKM: Fri., Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m. & Sat., Nov. 21, at 6:00 p.m. Download Audio:

Ben Stevens; Role ‘Clarification;’ and the PFD

Friday, August 12 @ 2:00pm on KSKA and 7:30pm on KAKM Some of the top stories of the week have are: former State Senator Ben Stevens will not face federal corruption charges; Governor Sean Parnell “clarifies” Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell’s role; Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar tours Alaska; former Murkowski aide arraigned in Anchorage courtroom; “Palin gets state legal aid to fight lawsuit”; PFD faces extreme volatility due to world market turmoil; federal government investigating BOEMRE scientist.

Marijuana Legalization In Alaska; And Sally Jewell’s Arctic Visit

First, we're discussing what the legalization of marijuana  coming up next Tuesday means for state residents in real terms. And also a rare visit from Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to Kotzebue in the Northwest Arctic Borough and the large group of lawmakers who were also in the Arctic. Download Audio
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Reporter’s roundtable: Super Tuesday

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:

Schedule Update: Thanksgiving Programming

'Tis the the season for gathering, feasting, relaxing and holiday programming on KSKA. During the month of November, many of KSKA's local programs heard...

State Drops Militia Charges; and the Natural Gas Pipeline

The stories up for discussion this week are: state charges dropped against Shaeffer Cox; Alaska gas may go a different direction; Paul Coffey hired to push the Port of Anchorage project; Mark Avery challenged conviction; and shale oil development.