Occupy Anchorage Movement; and a PFD Distribution Glitch
Some of the stories up for discussion this week are: the Occupy Anchorage movement; surrender of a suspect in the fatal Muldoon shooting last weekend; political corruption cases; Pete Kott intends to change plea; film industry in Alaska; the PFD glitch; near miss in the sky. KSKA: Friday, 10/14 @ 2:00pm & Saturday, 10/15 @ 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 10/14 @ 7:30pm & Saturday, 10/15 @ 5:00pm
Diversity In Anchorage
Today’s topic is diversity in Anchorage. We’ll start with how the community and the state became home to so many people from different cultures then dive into what that means for Anchorage today – how do we maintain our cultural diversity while also building a healthy, unified community. KSKA: Friday, 3/20 at 2:00pm and Saturday, 3/21 at 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 3/20 at 7:30pm and Saturday, 3/21 at 4:30pm Download Audio
Looking ahead: the legislative session
The Legislative session started this week, and battles are already brewing over the budget, several pre-filed bills ranging in relevance. This week's Alaska Edition explores what's ahead this session and how it stacks up to previous years.
Anchorage Edition: October 29, 2010
Each week, KAKM gathers commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and...
Knik Arm Bridge Lawsuit Put on Hold; and the Talkeetna Bluegrass Festival Comes to an End
The stories up for discussion this week are: the lawsuit against the Knik Arm bridge on hold; a big Pebble Mine story in the Press; civil suit against Anthony Rollins; the road to Juneau; Mayor Dan Sullivan; Homer News sued for libel; Schaeffer Cox; food stamps; Talkeetna Bluegrass Festival; and Senator Bert Stedman.
Oil Taxes; And The In-State Gas Line
The stories up for discussion this week are: the report on prosecutors’ conduct in the Ted Stevens case; the state’s oil tax debate; redistricting; Senate votes down measure to open ANWR; in-state gas line; the Anchorage mayoral race. KSKA: Friday, 3/16 at 2:00pm & Saturday, 3/17 at 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 3/16 at 7:30pm & Saturday, 3/17 at 5:00pm
Chinook Salmon Bycatch; And HB132
This week on Alaska Edition: The North Pacific Fisheries Management Council takes action on Chinook salmon bycatch in Alaska’s pollock fishery. How could the veto of HB132 affect the Mat-Su Valley? Where does Medicaid expansion stand in the legislature? KSKA: Friday, 4/17 at 2:00pm and Saturday, 4/18 at 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 4/17 at 7:30pm and Saturday, 4/18 at 4:30pm Download Audio
Alaska's legislative session is underway. Alaska Edition host, Ellen Lockyer, checks in on some of the big news actions. Listen Now:
Anchorage Edition: April 16, 2010
Each week, KAKM gathers commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. The topics for this...
Anchorage Edition: March 11, 2011
Each week, KAKM gathers commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in...
Alaska Edition April 25, 2014
The Alaska Legislature moved into overtime but finished its gas line work. The education bill forces the overtime. The set net initiative is in court. Initiatives move from August ballot to November ballot. Legalization of marijuana faces opposition. Tax credits for Alaska refineries. Joe Miller opens his bid for the Senate. CIRI wants MLP to buy more Fire Island wind power. BP sells 15 percent of Alaska holdings. KSKA: Friday, April 25, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 26, at 6:00 p.m. KAKM: Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 26 , at 4:30 p.m. Listen now:
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
Anchorage Edition: October 8, 2010
Each week, KAKM gathers commentators for a review of the week’s news, ...
Hip-hop bringing positive change to Anchorage
Hip hop is more than just music and dance. It’s a culture. And for some people in Alaska it’s a way to bring positive change to the community. KSKA: Friday, 6/26, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, 6/27, at 6:00 p.m. KAKM: Friday, 6/26, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 6/27, at 4:30 p.m. Listen now:
President Obama’s Jobs Speech; and the 10th Anniversary of Sept. 11
Some of the topics up for discussion this week include: response to President Obama’s jobs speech; taxi drivers; Mayor Dan Sullivan versus the unions; the US Postal Service; school vandalism; employment on the North Slope; vehicle emissions program; the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Alaska Edition: Alaska Legislature Wrapping Up; Fairbanks Militia Update
Each week, KAKM gathers commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics...
Reporter’s roundtable: Liquor stores, detox centers and marijuana
Bethel saw the opening of its first liquor store since the 1970s. Opioid detox centers were a hot topic in the headlines this week. And as always, the struggle behind commercial marijuana continues throughout the state. On this week's Alaska Edition, we go behind the headlines with a group of reporters covering stories on drugs and alcohol.
Anchorage Edition: March 19, 2010
Each week, KAKM gathers commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics for this week...
Municipal Elections; and Public Safety
The stories up for discussion this week are: municipal elections; Anchorage’s anti-discrimination ordinance initiative; public safety; Shell Oil’s spill response plan has been approved; Don Young files for reelection; and Alaska’s role in Super Tuesday. KSKA: Friday, 2/24 at 2:00pm & Saturday, 2/25 at 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 2/24 at 7:30pm & Saturday, 2/25 at 5:00pm
Hollis French Considers Gubernatorial Run; And The Mat-Su Ferry Is Back In The News
Anchorage State Senate Hollis French ponders a run for governor. Exploring life and politics in rural Alaska. The Mat-Su Borough is weary of the cost of mothballing its idle $80 million ferry. The Democratic Party files suit against the state’s redistricting board. KSKA: Friday, 8/16 at 2:00pm & Saturday, 8/17 at 6:00pm TV: Friday, 8/16 at 7:30pm & Saturday, 8/17 at 5:00pm Download Audio