Programs

Talk of the Rock: Twin Creeks Fire

Host Kayla Desroches talks about the fire in Chiniak with Jim Schwarber, Alaska Division of Forestry fire information officer, Aimée Kniaziowski, Kodiak emergency services director, and Kathryn Hollis-Buchanan, who’s with the Kodiak office of the Red Cross. They update listeners on the Twin Creeks fire, examine the information they now have about the night it started, and think about how ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, the farthest north salmon fishery is another success, lots of kings made it all the way to Canada this year, and lots of pinks in Kodiak, not so much in Southeast. All that and remembering Don McManman, editor emeritus of Pacific Fishing Magazine, coming up, on the Alaska Fisheries Report. Thanks to Kayla Desroches for sitting ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, it’s man – and woman – against fish in Juneau’s Golden North Salmon Derby. This year’s winner tells the tale and shares her good luck charm. Then, the National Marine Fisheries Service is looking for two new comissioners, and we meet a cannery worker in Petersburg whose heart belongs to Texas. That and more coming up ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, four communities in the Bering Strait region have recieved a halibut donation in light of a poor walrus harvest this spring. And the federal government purchased millions of dollars worth of canned Alaska sockeye salmon. Then, we hear from a popular net shop owner in the town of Naknek. That and more coming up on the ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Ka’lunek

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Host Kayla Desroches sits down with Alutiiq Museum staff to talk about the organization’s new publication, Kal’unek, which focuses on the archaelogical site Karluk One. Exeuctive Director April Laktonen Counceller, Curator of Collections Marnie Leist, and Curator of Archaeology Patrick G. Staltonstall discuss the site’s social, archaelogical, and linguistic impact. Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, Bristol Bay attracts floods of people from all over the world with its promise of sockeye salmon – but one beach remains a homebase for a local fishing family. And it’s science against sea squirts when a journalist joins divers to discover how they’re trying to get rid of an invasive species called “D-vex.” That and ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, Bristol Bay sockeye may have been late but they’re finishing in record territory; the Fish Board took action to protect Togiak fishermen; and buyers are struggling to keep up with the number of chum salmon flooding Norton Sound. All that, and the details behind the long awaited peace treaty over MSC labeling. We had help from ... Read More »

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