Programs

Dog Eared Reads Episode 17

Beyond The Cover Feature: Kodiak’s own Leslie Leyland Fields joins us to discuss her new book, Crossing the Waters: Following Jesus Through the Storms, the Fish, the Doubt, and the Seas.  Leslie also shares with us how she got into writing and teaching, how she started out in Kodiak and some of the amazing projects and careers she has had during her decades ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 16

Beyond the Cover Feature: J.T. Ellison joins us this month.  J.T. Ellison is a bestselling author of dark, psychological thrillers, widely known for her novel “All the Pretty Girls,” among others and her work with Catherine Coulter on the Nicholas Drummond “A Brit in the FBI” series.  She is also a founder of Two Tales Press, an independent publishing house, and ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Culverts

On today’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches speaks about fish culverts with Blythe Brown from the Soil and Water Conservation District and habitat biologist Will Frost. They cover the purpose of culverts, how they play into the salmon life cycle, and what lies in store for culverts on the Kodiak road system. Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Kodiak Strong 2016

On this week’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches speaks with Kodiak Strong organizer Merissa Koller Williams and facilitator Doug Osborne. The event brings community members together to pinpoint initiatives that will improve the quality of life and wellbeing in Kodiak. Koller Williams updates listeners on the progress the community made on last year’s goals and talks about Kodiak ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Firefighter One Class

On today’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches speaks with Chief James Mullican from the Kodiak Fire Department, Chief Howard Rue of the Bayside Volunteer Fire Department, and volunteer firefighter Jason Wagner about an ongoing class the two stations are holding called Firefighter One. They also go over the role of volunteer firemen, the different response districts, and their ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Halibut Fishery Monitoring Program

On this week’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches speaks with PhD candidate Elizabeth Figus, who’s researching the benefits of electronic monitoring versus observers and how to incorporate fishermen’s preferences into bycatch management. Figus wants to thank her funders: The National Science Foundation Marine Ecosystem Sustainability in the Arctic & Subarctic IGERT, The Pollock Conservation Cooperative Research Center of ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report Oct. 20

Coming up this week, we hear from the U.S. Senate candidates who faced off in Kodiak a week ago over the fisheries; Bering Sea crabbing kicked off over the weekend, but to no fanfare; and folks in Southeast are trying to make your food local. All that and more, coming up, on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from ... Read More »

Dog Eared Reads Episode 15

Beyond the Cover Feature: This month we feature James Rains, the local author of the apocalyptic biomedical thriller Afognak.  He discusses his book and reads an excerpt from it, as well as an excerpt from the next book in this series, entitled Chiniak.  James talks about his books, his writing style, offers advice to aspiring authors and writers, and explains ... Read More »

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