Talk of Alaska
By Alaska Public Radio Network
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Talk of Alaska is a weekly statewide 1-hour call-in program distributed LIVE on the 25 stations of the Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN). Listen live and participate each Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. AKT or subscribe to this podcast to listen in on the voices of Alaska. Learn more and share your comments with other listeners at alaskapublic.org.
||Congressional Issues: U.S. Representative Don Young||Taking phone calls from all over the largest congressional district in the nation can be a challenge, but it also makes for quite a radio show. Alaska Congressman Don Young is back in his district for the spring recess, and ready to talk with you on the n||4/18/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Potential of Trails in Alaska||With the snow melting back and the ground thawing out, Alaska’s trail builders will soon be back at work making the country more accessible. They’ll be out there with tools and crews, shaping paths for feet, paws and wheels. If you never heard of sing||4/11/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Business of Clean Energy||Alaska is becoming known as a testing ground for renewable energy. As more and more clean energy technology comes on the market, Alaska’s high fuel costs can make investments in things that reduce those costs pay off quickly - in fact it’s already hap||4/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Corporate Personhood||The issue of corporate personhood has been brought up repeatedly by callers to the show, and the chance to talk about it now arises with the creation of an organization that is asking political candidates to take a pledge to oppose it. The legal implicati||3/28/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Graphic Novels of J Torres||You may never have heard of “Teen Titans Go,” but that may be because you’re just too old to appreciate comic books. Young readers across the state will be connecting with comic author and blogger J Torres, on the annual “Alaska Spirit of Reading||3/21/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||25 Years After Exxon Valdez: What Would Effective Regulation Look Like?||Twenty-five years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill nearly all damaged wildlife populations have been declared “recovered,” but the spill’s impact left lasting marks on people. With another major spill taking place just four years ago, it’s time to||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Growing Food Near the Kitchen||During the Second World War, household “Victory Gardens” produced almost half the food the nation consumed. Now home gardens produce about two percent. Could the path to food security run though a garden plot in your front yard? APRN: Tuesday, 3/11 at||3/7/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Alaska’s Natural Gas Pipeline Plan||Nobody ever said it would be easy to attract investment for one of the biggest construction projects on earth in the difficult conditions of Arctic Alaska, but we all know it happened once for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Can it happen again for a gas-line?||2/28/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||It’s About The Dogs||The top sled dog teams in the Iditarod have become so competitive that the slightest edge can make a critical difference. And that means that mushers want to know everything they can about what their dogs can do. APRN: Tuesday, 2/21 at 10:00am Download Au||2/21/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Cook Inlet Fishing Rule Changes||The state's fish board has passed some new rules for commercial salmon fishers in Cook Inlet, but will the rules help salmon conservation in times of declining runs? APRN: Tuesday, 2/18 at 10:00am Download Audio||2/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|