Hear Anchorage mayoral candidates discuss youth issues in this virtual forum

On Tuesday, April 6, Anchorage voters will choose the city's mayor. The next person to hold the office faces the continued COVID-19 pandemic, a struggling economy, and other new and legacy city issues.

The New NAFTA: Mexico-US Relations & Trade in the Trump Era

KSKA Tuesday, Aug. 01 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing from Ambassador Carlos García de Alba, the Consul General for Mexico in Los Angeles on “The New NAFTA: Mexico-US Relations & Trade in the Trump Era.” The ambassador shares his views on the relationship between the U.S. and Mexico. He also discusses what all of the North American countries have to gain by working together instead of moving apart. LISTEN HERE

Addressing Alaskans: Ted Stevens

Alaska's former Senator Ted Stevens' position on the gas line has changed since he was last in front of Congress. Making a rare Anchorage...

State of the City and Title 21 Update

Monday, June 13 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Elected Mayor of Anchorage just over two years ago, Dan Sullivan gave his State of the City address at a Building Operators and Managers Association (BOMA) of Anchorage luncheon on June 10.

The Power of Educating Girls

Educate girls and you will change the world. This is the message of Girl Rising, a film that tells the stories of nine different girls around the world. Following a screening of Girl Rising, the Alaska World Affairs Council hosted a panel discussion on the power of educating girls with members of Anchorage's academic community and Brian Callahan from the Global Campaign for Education. KSKA: Tuesday 12/10 at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm Listen Now

Addressing Alaskans: U.S. – Iranian Relations in the Age of Obama

Examining U.S. - Iranian relations from an anthropological perspective, Dr. William Beeman shares a point a view you might have not considered in the...

Choosing Our Future: Alaska’s Fiscal Options

KSKA: Tuesday, October, 24 2017, at 2:00 p.m. Addressing Alaskans, this week, is taking a look into Alaska’s fiscal options by discussing facts, frequently discussed approaches and the dollars attached to the state’s very real budget issues. LISTEN HERE

Addressing Alaskans: Southcentral's Energy Plan

Susitna hydroelectric power project In early December, the Alaska Energy Authority released the Regional Integrated Resource Plan (RIRP) outlining energy options in the Railbelt Region...

Addressing Alaskans: All Things Cold

From quinzhees, icicle frogs, permafrost tunnels, arctic divers and explorers Bill Streever discusses his New York Times best seller Cold on this week's Addressing...
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Can’t decide on Ballot Measure 1? Listen to this debate on Alaska’s oil tax future

This week on Addressing Alaskans we're hearing a debate about Ballot Measure 1, the North Slope oil production tax increase initiative. Proponents say that oil companies need to pay their fair share, while those in opposition say increasing taxes would cost Alaska jobs.

Addressing Alaskans: Jerene Mortensen

Jerene Mortensen, mother of Three Cups of Tea and Stones in Schools author, Greg Mortensen recently moved to Anchorage in December 2009. Since arriving,...

The Betrayal of American Prosperity

This week on Addressing Alaskans, hear from Clyde Prestowitz, President of the Economic Strategy Institute. Hosted by the Alaska World Affairs Council, his talk entitled "The Betrayal of American Prosperity: Free Market Delusions, America's Decline, and How We Must Compete in the Post-Dollar Era" was recorded in Anchorage on May 3. KSKA: Tuesday 6/11 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Listen Now
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2016 State of the City Report

KSKA: Tuesday, September 06, at 2:00 p.m. Mayor Berkowitz gave the annual State of the City Report highlighting progress in: increasing public safety, improving fiscal health of the city, tackling homelessness, and increasing development opportunities. He also answered questions from the audience. LISTEN NOW

Addressing Alaskans: With elections looming, how do we navigate our new voting system?

With a special primary for US representative on June 11 and upcoming elections this fall, representatives from Alaska Division of Elections and Alaskans for Better Elections explain how the voting process works and answer audience questions.

2017 AEDC 3-Year Outlook

KSKA: Tuesday, August 08, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing the 2017 3-Year Outlook Report for Anchorage, presented by the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation. It’s a look at the changes in Anchorage and it’s economy over the last few years, and what outlook is for our future. LISTEN HERE

Addressing Alaskans: Oil Spill Commission Report and the Implications for Future Offshore Oil Development

University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor, Fran Ulmer was one of seven people appointed by President Obama to serve on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil...

Addressing Alaskans: Republican Gubernatorial Debate

In their last public speaking opportunity before the primary election, Governor Sean Parnell, Ralph Samuels, and Bill Walker met for a Republican Gubernatorial debate...

Intercultural Alaska: Celebrating diversity & connecting through stories

KSKA Tuesday, March 21 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re featuring a World Matters storytelling event titled “Intercultural Alaska: Celebrating Diversity & Connecting Through Stories.” Five storytellers share with us their stories of immigration, culture, heritage and integration. All of which help make Alaska such a diverse place to live. LISTEN NOW

Addressing Alaskans: U.S. Senatorial Candidate-Student Forum

On Tuesday Alaska's senatorial candidates met for a public debate at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, except this time Alaska's students had the chance...

Can America and The Muslim World Be Friends?

In his 2006 novel The Order of Light where young Muslims light themselves on fire to protest the authoritarian reality of the Middle East, author Haroon Mohgul says he predicted the Arab Spring. At the Alaska World Affairs Council on April 6, Mohgul discussed the the Muslim world's relationship with the West over the years asking audiences to consider, "Can America and the Muslim World Be Friends?" Listen on Addressing Alaskans. KSKA: Thursday 4/12 at 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm