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Get news from across Alaska each weekday evening from the stations of the Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN). With a central news room in Anchorage and 25 stations spread across the state, we capture the news in the Voices of Alaska and share them with the world. Tune in to your local APRN station in Alaska, visit us online at APRN.ORG or subscribe to the Alaska News Nightly podcast right here. This is the complete 30-minute program as aired on APRN stations. A separate feed is available wit ...
 
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. or subscribe to this podcast to listen in on the voices of Alaska. Learn more and share your comments with other listeners at APRN.ORG.
 
With a central news room in Anchorage and contributing reporters spread across the state, Alaska Statewide News captures the voices of Alaska and shares it with the world. Tune in to your local public radio station in Alaska, visit us online at ALASKAPUBLIC.ORG or subscribe to the Alaska News podcast right here. These are individual news stories, most of which appear in Alaska News Nightly (available as a separate podcast).
 
The #1 Podcast for Community Health Workers (CHW). We empower CHWs and health and wellness professionals around the globe to be courageous and make impact. We share actionable tips and tools for you to live your best quality of life! Hosted by a Community Health Worker and Instructor from Texas, Tasha Whitaker has a passion for the equipping CHWs/Promotoras and communities with strategies and tools for them to live their best quality of life!
 
Take a trip across Alaska without leaving your car, office, home or iPod. AK explores the people and places that make Alaska unique. Visit us online at AKRADIO.ORG for a complete archive or to sign up for e-mail updates.
 
Healing arts practitioners and clinicians (NPs, PAs, CNSs, CNMs, CRNAs) need and want to learn more about or how to incorporate a holistic, integrative care component into their lifestyle, their clinical practice or entrepreneurial health & wellness business. The information shared here can be useful for self-care as a professional and for professional education. Practitioners need to learn more than the service they provide but also the business of health and wellness and self-care These co ...
 
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Creekside Park Elementary School kindergarten teacher Rihana Gay conducts her first in-person class on Jan. 20, 2021 since the pandemic reached Anchorage in March 2020. (Mayowa Aina/Alaska Public Media) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebo…
 
The washeteria and water plant building burned down in Tuluksak on Saturday, Jan. 16 (Photo courtesy Kristy Napoka) A fire destroyed Tuluksak’s only source of clean, running water on Saturday and an emergency delivery of freshwater is delayed because of conditions. Donated bottled water in Bethel is ready to be shipped out on the next plane, but Tu…
 
The Alaska State Capitol building in Juneau, pictured in Feb. 2017. (KTOO file photo) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly: Alaska’s lawmakers have convened…
 
A digital flyer for the Alaska Black Caucuses’ virtual MLK Day Celebration. “Join the Alaska Black Caucus, Senator Elvi Gray-Jackson, Bridge Builders of Alaska, New Hope Baptist Church, vocalists Nancy Smith and Corinthia Rab, Youth4Change, and more for this year’s virtual MLK Community-Wide Celebration. This program is packed with excitement and e…
 
An extremely rare hawfinch in Haines Junction from Dec. 2020. (Cameron Eckert) In December, a rare bird was spotted in Haines Junction in Canada’s Yukon Territory, just north over the border from Haines and Klukwan in Alaska. This is exciting for the Canadian birders who saw it, and one small clue in a wider pattern of change. The hawfinch is usual…
 
Forty-seven soldiers and airmen from the Alaska National Guard arrive at Joint Base Andrews in Washington, D.C., after a flight from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson aboard a 168th Wing KC-135 Stratotanker. The security forces and military police personnel volunteered to support the presidential inauguration on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Photo by Fr…
 
In this episode, we welcome Brent Lacey, MD to the show. Brent is a gastroenterologist and well versed in financial planning both professionally and personally. While we will have him back to discuss those, the purpose of this episode is discussion of his article written about a year ago on KevinMD, "Stop the war on PAs and NPs". We discuss stoppin…
 
Gabrielle Brugato’s 1st grade classroom at Williwaw Elementary in Anchorage on January 15th, 2021. Brugato is preparing to welcome 13 students into her classroom for the first time this school year. (Mayowa Aina/Alaska Public Media) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcas…
 
The Canning River forms the northwestern border of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Photo: Lisa Hupp/USFWS) Repeated attempts by Alaska’s congressional delegation over four decades to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to development finally prevailed with a lease sale held in early January. No major producers bought leases, but the state of…
 
University of Portland nursing student Abby Roth volunteers at a vaccination Jan. 6, 2021 at the Anchorage School District Education Center. (Robert DeBerry/Anchorage School District) A statewide poll from late November shows 45% of Alaskans who identify as Republicans said they won’t get the COVID-19 vaccine. That’s compared with just 13% of Democ…
 
Jenae Larson on the porch of the Port Chilkoot Distillery in Haines. Larson is one of two Haines residents missing after a landslide on Wednesday, December 2. (Photo Courtesy of Jenae Larson’s family) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook…
 
We are excited to introduce our other new show to our listeners, Nurse Papa. This is a bonus episode and a portion of David's first Nurse Papa episode. Make sure you subscribe to Nurse Papa where ever you download podcasts now. And to reach out with a letter that may be answered on a future episode, email david@nursepapathebook.com…
 
A male brown bear feasts on a dead whale on Admiralty Island in June 2018. (Bjorn Dihle) “A Shape in the Dark: Living and Dying with Brown Bears” is a new book by Juneau writer and wilderness guide Bjorn Dihle. It’s a portrait of brown bears and their complex relationship with humans that combines a sweeping historical perspective with Dihle’s pers…
 
Rep. Sarah Vance’s MeWe account. Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly: Alaska Congressman Don Young votes against impeaching President Donald Trump. Meant…
 
Amber Winkel (left) and Todd Winkel (right) make their way across the Beach Road landslide in order to check on their home. (Henry Leasia/KHNS) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Tuesda…
 
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released updated guidelines for treating gonococcal infections. Given the increase in antibiotic resistance, this provides an important change in the recommended management for not only gonorrhea but also chlamydia.
 
Happy New Year 2021! We are back after the holiday break and have a lot to unpack! As we start the new year I have found it beneficial to hit the reset button! I will share a few tips that you can implement to help you on the journey of resetting for 2021. The Biden Plan for CHWs Article: https://medium.com/@JoeBiden/the-biden-plan-for-mobilizing-a…
 
A health care worker at Bartlett Regional Hospital prepare doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 15, 2020, in Juneau. (Screenshot of Bartlett Regional Hospital video) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapubl…
 
In this special episode, we welcome Christina to the show. She is currently fighting cholangiocarcinoma (cancer of the bile duct). We listen to her talk about the trials and tribulations of this rare type of cancer. She discusses her treatment, her chemotherapy, her surgeries, and her thoughts moving forward when given a potential timeframe of 3-18…
 
Sen. Murkowski and fellow moderates in the House and Senate announced their agreement on COVID relief Dec. 1. (C-SPAN screenshot) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews. Friday on Alaska New…
 
Anchorage School District registered nurse Jennifer Perkins (right) administers the Moderna Covid-19 vaccination to retired chemistry teacher David Boyd (left). Boyd was one of 771 people who received vaccines at the ASD Education Center on Jan. 7, 2021. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media) COVID-19 vaccine shipments started flowing into the state in De…
 
Volunteers drag an open hole in the Kuskokwim River near Tuluksak, working to recover the body of a man who drowned on Jan. 1, 2021. (Bethel Search and Rescue Photo) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter…
 
Protesters outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 before Pro-Trump extremists stormed that capitol. Photo from a 10:21 a.m. tweet. (Liz Ruskin/Alaska Public Media). Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org an…
 
A shipment of COVID-19 Pfizer vaccinations lands in Bethel, Alaska and is transferred to a deep freezer at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation on December 16, 2020. (Katie Basile/KYUK) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapub…
 
A picture of the COVID-19 vaccine, after the third person in Alaska received it the morning of Dec. 15, 2020, at the Alaska Native Medical Center. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org a…
 
In our episodes wrapping up 2020 and welcoming 2021, we look back fondly on one of our favorite segments of the show... 5 questions. Every guest gets the same 5 questions... Ben asks the questions, Tom makes fun of the answers. 14 - Jamie (Season 2, Episode 1 - Histology Magic) 15 - Lana (Season 2, Episode 4 - Breast Cancer Awareness) 16 - Margaret…
 
In our episodes wrapping up 2020 and welcoming 2021, we look back fondly on one of our favorite segments of the show... 5 questions. Every guest gets the same 5 questions... Ben asks the questions, Tom makes fun of the answers. 1 - Jennifer (Season 1, Episode 26 - Essential Oils) 2 - Nurse Liz (Season 1, Episode 35 - Conversations with Liz - Part 2…
 
Karen Froland (right) and her mom, Alene Robinson, hold hands on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, at the Aspen Creek assisted-living home in Anchorage. It’s the first time they’ve held hands since March. Aspen Creek set up the “hugging wall” as a way for residents to have some physical contact with loved ones after months staying at least 6 feet apart. (Te…
 
Shelves of food at the Sitka Salvation Army. (Photo by Emily Kwong/KCAW) Among the many things that changed because of the pandemic: how we think about food. More people are cooking at home, restaurants have closed or are struggling to adapt to a take-out model, and there have been shortages of everything from bread yeast to canning jars. Alaskans …
 
Firefighters check hoses outside the home off Minnie Street that was heavily damaged by the early morning house fire.(Photo courtesy City of Fairbanks) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @AKPublicNews…
 
Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Anne Zink, is vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dr. Michael Alter, Emergency Medicine Specialist at Mat-su Regional Medical Center on Dec. 18.(Photo courtesy Alaska Department of Health and Social Services) Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email,…
 
Nome musher Aaron Burmeister at the Iditarod Ceremonial Start in downtown Anchorage, March 1, 2014. Burmeister is one of the ITC board members who may be resigning soon. (Photo: David Dodman, KNOM). Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook a…
 
Governor Bill Walker speaking at the Elders and Youth conference in 2018. (Photo by Zachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage) Compromise is necessary for getting government business done, but political divisions are deep and finding areas of agreement between politicians seems increasingly difficult. Former Alaska Governor Bill Walker rece…
 
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