Talk of Alaska

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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)

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.

Education funding and outcomes | Talk of Alaska

What is the best way to support students, teachers and schools for Alaska’s future? We discuss educational outcomes and funding on this Talk of Alaska.

Your questions answered on snow loads and roof collapses | Talk of Alaska

It’s been an especially snowy winter in many Alaska communities, and with heavy snowfall comes the yearly question, should I shovel my roof?

Community supports for people leaving incarceration | Talk of Alaska

On this Talk of Alaska, we discuss how organizations and individuals can best support people as they reenter the community.

The Future of the military in Alaska | Talk of Alaska

What do recent international conflicts and tensions mean for Alaska-based troops and defense installations?

Previewing Alaska Forum on the Environment 2024 | Talk of Alaska

We talk with presenters about the latest ways to protect the health of Alaska’s ecosystem on this Talk of Alaska.

Caribou management in Alaska | Talk of Alaska

What should be done to ensure caribou are healthy and plentiful for future generations, and who should have a say in management?

Talk of Alaska: Holiday Greetings Across the State 2023

Join hosts Steve Heimel and Wesley Early for this annual two-hour tradition of season's greetings statewide.

Resources for startup businesses | Talk of Alaska

We discuss what it takes to launch a successful startup, and how to keep it growing, on this Talk of Alaska.

The Science of landslide risk | Talk of Alaska

What’s the latest science on monitoring mountain slopes to better calculate risk and provide early warning of landslides?

The Legacy of Ted Stevens | Talk of Alaska

Few people have shaped Alaska as much as the late Sen. Ted Stevens. We discuss his legacy and his fall from politics on this Talk of Alaska.