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Talk of Alaska is the only statewide call-in forum for discussing important issues in the 49th state including politics, science, culture and other current events. Callers can talk one-on-one with each week’s guests and are also encouraged to email questions during live broadcasts.

Hosted by:
Lori Townsend

Contact us: 907-550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide)
talk@alaskapublic.org

Listen to Talk of Alaska on KSKA FM 91.1 in Anchorage, AK.
Tuesdays LIVE at 10:00 a.m. and repeating at 8:00 p.m.

Marijuana reclassification and taxation | Talk of Alaska

While a bill to lower taxes didn't pass the legislature this year. Industry advocates say reclassification could offer some relief.

50 years of the Endangered Species Act | Talk of Alaska

The Endangered Species Act is 50 years old and through the decades the Act has helped numerous species recover and thrive.

Preparing for and preventing wildfires in 2024 | Talk of Alaska

What are the best ways to protect your property and community from fire? We discuss the 2024 wildfire season on this Talk of Alaska.

The correspondence school allotment lawsuit | Talk of Alaska

A Superior court judge recently threw out the laws supporting Alaska’s correspondence education program. Where does the program go from here?

Bringing Broadway productions to Alaska | Talk of Alaska

How is it that shows like Hamilton and Six brought not just their people, but their massive, complicated sets, up to the 49th state?

Governor Dunleavy discusses education funding | Talk of Alaska

What would Alaska's governor agree to for an education spending plan? Governor Dunleavy joins us on this Talk of Alaska.

Conducting and analyzing public opinion polls | Talk of Alaska

We hear from people who create polls and those who use them in different campaigns, on this Talk of Alaska.

Discussing the 2024 legislative session | Talk of Alaska

What is the current tone of debate at the capitol? We talk with reporters covering this year's legislative session on this Talk of Alaska.

Cook Inlet gas production and railbelt energy | Talk of Alaska

We discuss the future energy needs for Southcentral Alaskans against diminishing supply on this Talk of Alaska

AI and Alaskan businesses | Talk of Alaska

How can computer learning technology help streamline work and create efficiencies for small businesses and what are the red flags?