Best Anchorage podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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Stage Talk
Tune in each week for Stage Talk -- a weekly conversation about stage events in the Anchorage metro area with a calendar of events. Hosted by Mark Muro and Kristina Church and broadcast each Friday on KSKA FM 91.1 in Anchorage, Alaska. Learn more online at KSKA.ORG.
KSKA Metro News
Get in-depth news from the Anchorage, Alaska metro area each week from KSKA Public Radio's local reporters: Len Anderson (Anchorage) and Ellen Lockyer (Mat-Su Borough). Learn more at KSKA.ORG.
Outdoor Explorer
Ideas, info and adventure for active Alaskans.
Basil Sands
Basil Sands brings you news, views and opinions on just about everything in a rapid fire fun, free style manner. Think of him as the Dennis Miller of Alaska. He is already well known in podcast audio-book circles for his four higlhly acclaimed audio-books titles released on and iTunes. In his home town of Anchorage he is known as a fill in host on one of Alaska's most popular radio stations. Get set to be informed, entertained, and set on edge by his fast paced conservative, ...
Under The Hood is a Car Repair and Advice Radio Car Show helping people find ways to fix and care for their cars. This show has three hosts who interact together in a high energy fun setting bringing almost everything automotive to you from automotive news to giveaways to care tips. Thanks for Tuning-in to the Motor Medics!
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Solutions Desk
Alaska, like every other state, has problems. But it also has solutions. Some are new and innovative, and some are centuries old. Each week Alaska Public Media's Solutions Desk will highlight what's happening around the state that's making our communities stronger.
Next Generation America covers the latest current events and election news happening across America in the age of Donald Trump. Host Corey Foister delivers the latest headlines that are overlooked by the mainstream media. Corey Foister ran for U.S. Congress in 2016 and became the youngest nominee to ever run and win the nomination of a major U.S. political party (Democratic). Feel free to message the show at
Life Behind Beer
The employees of Iron Horse Brewery take listeners "behind the curtain" on the weekly ups and downs of a regional brewery and spreading the magic of indie beer for a living. Have questions for us about running a brewery? E-mail us at and we'll answer them on the show! Become a supporter of this podcast:
Curious Juneau
A KTOO News feature: Curious Juneau. Starring you and your questions. In Juneau, quirky people, untold stories and little mysteries are as abundant as the rain. For the things about Juneau you can’t Google, why not work with a KTOO reporter to satisfy your curiosity? Curious Juneau is a recurring news feature driven by questions and reporting from our audience.
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Have you driven your snow machine on a frozen lake? How about your truck. Well it all seems to cold for us. Brr... please subscribe and rate us on your favorite podcast site. Thank you...
Norah Jones performs on tour in 2010 promoting her album “The Fall.” (Creative Commons photo cropped from original by youngrobv) Juneau mom Mara Jennings said she was over the moon when she found out Norah Jones was playing a concert in Juneau. Over the years, she’s sung the nine-time Grammy Award winner’s songs like lullabies to her kids at ni ...…
We've been overrun with cold cars this week but many of our listeners are giving us a good laugh as they stay warm.
A customer wants to know about his oil pressure after using an oil flush product and more calls and automotive news.
Charlie Renfro in action. Photo by Adam Verrier. On the next Outdoor Explorer, we’ll be discussing outdoor photography with mountain photographer Charlie Renfro. There’s a lot to talk about. Later in the show, we’ll be talking with Gus Schumacher, an Anchorage cross-country skier who recently won gold at the World Junior Championships. HOST: Ad ...…
Volcanos, Man Killers, Not getting what you bought. Its all Under The Hood today. Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics!
Moose in winter. Photo: Paul Twardock Like humans, animals and birds cope with winter in a variety of ways. Some leave, migrating to warmer climates. Some hunker down for lots of sleep by hibernating. And some, like moose and ravens, are active all winter long. Join this week’s host, Paul Twardock, as he’ll be talking with scientists and writer ...…
We go way out today with car questions and deep thought about things that are just strange.
A team of unmanned aerial vehicle experts led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks is working on delivering emergency medical supplies and, maybe later, cargo across Alaska with drones. UAF recently announced an upcoming test to fly a package across Turnagain Arm from Indian to Hope, and while that package — a three-pound box of Q-tips, actual ...…
The Department of Law is suing a second opioid manufacturer, alleging deception around the addictiveness of painkillers that contributed to Alaska’s opioid epidemic. ?????????? It’s part of the state’s effort to hold drug companies accountable and recoup costs associated with widespread opioid misuse and addiction. State attorneys announced Mon ...…
We have the answers to your car questions. The New Ram has 1000 ft lbs of torque. (When properly equipped) (: Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics.
Arctic Valley Ski Team. Photo: Luke & Heidi Clement Arctic Valley ski area has been in operation since 1941. On the next Outdoor Explorer we will be talking about the the future of the ski area and its importance to the community. We discuss the new concession agreement that will allow the Anchorage Ski Club to continue to operate the ski area ...…
A standby driver for autonomous cars, hmm...
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Artist Dwayne “Dwayno Insano” Manuel painting at the Anchorage Museum. (Hillman/Alaska Public Media) There are flutterings of a small movement taking wing in Alaska to change the state bird from willow ptarmigan to raven. Supporters say the raven is a better fit to represent Alaskans. Among positive attributes they cite are the raven’s adaptabi ...…
Start-Stop Technology is here to stay but some folks find it kind of "Clunky" And getting I.C.E.d yes iced. What is it? Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics on Under The Hood!
A longtime Anchorage homicide detective, Slawomir Markiewicz, recently retired after three decades on the force. As detective sergeant of the Anchorage Police Department’s homicide unit, Markowitz was a familiar face and voice in news stories about Anchorage murders. Now-retired Sgt. Markowitz spoke to Alaska Public Media’s Casey Grove. Retired ...…
Wow! 1500 Episodes of Under The Hood! Today the guys take live calls from Alaska all the way to Australia helping their Hoodies. Shannon goes into the sports car scene. Thanks for Tuning In and Tuning Up with the Motor Medics on Under The Hood.
The alder trees — and the peace sign among them — at the end of Commercial Boulevard in Juneau are about 10 years old, pictured here on Jan. 8, 2019. The slope was cut and stabilized as part of the construction of the Home Depot. (Photo by Jeremy Hsieh/KTOO) Have your own Curious Junea ...…
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An Alaska credit union wants to offer banking services to businesses in the state’s legal cannabis industry. Based in Anchorage, Credit Union 1 is starting a pilot program to learn more, and Credit Union 1 CEO James Wileman talked with Alaska Public Media’s Casey Grove about the program. Grove: Why does Credit Union 1 want to get into providing ...…
How long will a car last? How you care for it has a lot to do with it.
Former Alaska Gov. Bill Sheffield visits the Elmo Sackett studios and Alaska Public Media in December of 2017. Standing next to Sackett’s portrait, Sheffield said, “I gave him some of the money to build this place.” (Casey Grove/Alaska Public Media photo) Former Alaska Gov. Bill Sheffield has a book out. It’s called “Bill Sheffield: A memoir fr ...…
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A car so powerful that it is banned from NHRA. We'll its not ours, that's for sure. Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics.
Christmas past is upon us but the ghost of Car Repair Present is everlasting. Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics!
Are you ready for a drive a tank show? We are! Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics!
For our first show of the year, something completely new on Outdoor Explorer. Charles Wohlforth is leaving as the program’s host. On the episode, we’ll be introducing four new hosts who will carry it onward, and make it better, with more diverse perspectives and deep knowledge about the Alaska outdoors. Charles has hosted the show for 6 years a ...…
What are you getting your car for Christmas? Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics on Under The Hood!
Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics on Under The Hood.
What kind of gremlins does your car have. Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics!
How will changes in the automotive market effect you and your buying choices? Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics!
A polar bear in Arctic Alaska. Subsistence harvest levels of Chukchi Sea polar bears have just been raised, based on new data about the population’s health. (Photo Credit: Terry Debruyne/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) Paul Souders wanted see and photograph polar bears for himself, by himself, in a new way, and he did something to accomplish th ...…
119 - Clint Joins Pod, George H. W. Bush Legacy, May Remains PM In UK, 2020 Election Updates by Corey Foister
Blood on snow at the scene of a double homicide in Anchorage. (Casey Grove/Alaska Public Media photo) Two men killed each other on a West Anchorage side street Sunday in what police said was supposed to be the sale of a gun from one to the other. According to a written statement from Anchorage police, the men met in a pickup on West 29th Avenue ...…
“Horse” from Flickr user Lee. Felipe Leite rode a horse from Calgary to Brazil, unsupported. He crossed deserts and mountains and he says he nearly starved and he saw men killed by drug lords. Leite is my guest on the next Outdoor Explorer to tell about his horseback adventures, and his next big ride, from Fairbanks to Calgary, which will compl ...…
Glacier Bay, Alaska (Photo by Flickr user John 6536) This week’s show is a deep dive into Alaska’s unique big-mountain tourism industry. Forest Wagner, assistant professor of outdoor studies at the University of Alaska Southeast, reflects on his 12 years of teaching in the backcountry and discusses his findings from interviewing big-mountain gu ...…
Its raining, its snowing, and... well you figure out the rest. The holidays are here and were excited! Thanks for tuning in and tuning up with the Motor Medics!
The federal government has paid an Anchorage woman more than $20 million after a bad diagnosis led to the amputation of her arms and legs. Staff at Alaska Native Medical Center in 2011 thought the woman had shingles, when she actually had a worsening skin infection and was in the early stages of sepsis. They sent her home, but several days late ...…
Do you know your vehicle? How much can it tow? What options does it have? Get to know your ride. Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics.
Erin Ennis, Senior Vice President of the US- China Business Council. (Photo courtesy of the Alaska World Affairs Council) The United States and China are major trade partners, but current economic tensions between the two countries could have far-reaching affects. Erin Ennis, Senior Vice President of the US-China Business Council spoke at the A ...…
Shannon's references to Pop Culture sometimes leaves a bit to be desired but his car repair advice is mostly spot-on! Thanks for Tuning-On and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics. Listen for a special Sponsor Spotlight from our friends at Carstar on this podcast.
Chris is ready for lunch but not before we help you with your rides. Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics!
Are you ready for holiday travel? The Motor Medics run down a list of a few of the items to check over before you go. Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics.
Beautiful ice and Mount Hess and Mount Deborah, Gillam Glacier, Eastern Alaska Range. Photo by Carl Battreall. In 2017, Jen Johnston and Sam Hooper hiked the length of the Alaska Range, 1000 miles from Port Alsworth to McCarthy. It’s a tremendous accomplishment, but their story is not one of hardship and heroism. They love it out there, and on ...…
Automotive tech is changing fast. Are we ready? Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics!
Clint Combs joins the pod to talk the 2018 midterms. What Democrats need to do to win in the Rust Belt. Butler County politics. Should Ohio Democratic Party fire David Pepper. Cool Idea if you win the MegaMillions : run for public office.
Winona LaDuke speaking at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium on November 9. (Photo by Ammon Swenson / Alaska Public Media) This week’s show is “The Next Energy Economy: Grassroots Strategies to Mitigate Global Climate Change, and How We Move Ahead” with Native American writer and activist Winona LaDuke. She focuses on human rights, the environment ...…
There have been more court filings this week against 34-year-old Anchorage resident Justin Schneider, who received a plea agreement earlier this fall for what many people thought amounted to a sexual assault. But this time the filings aren’t criminal charges. Instead, Schneider is the defendant in a civil lawsuit brought by the woman he attacke ...…
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