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As Heard on Morning Line: Alaska Fashion Show

Apr 13, 2017
Peter Williams Anchorage Fashion Week

An event at the Anchorage Museum this coming Friday the 14th - it's the Alaska Fashion Show, features designs from Alaskan designers which incorporate seal and sea otter fur, among other materials.  

The evening will feature Designers Peter Williams, Ann-Lillian Schell, Bobby Itta, Crystal Worl, and Tracy Anna Bader, Music from Kevin Worrell, as well as a host of local Models.  

Anchorage Museum Curator of Art and Contemporary Culture Betany Porter and Designer Peter Williams stopped by KNBA to chat about the event with Morning Line:

March for Science Palmer AK Facebook Page

Kendra Zamzow is an environmental chemist, and after hearing about the idea of independently organized March for Science events happening across the US, thought, "Why not Palmer?"

This was in mid-February, and since then, organizing the event has been a huge part of her life, outside of work, as she points out this is completely on her own time and resources.  

As Heard on Morning Line: Epipen Recalled

Apr 7, 2017

Earlier this week, the Alaska Native Medical Center sent letters to patients with prescriptions for certain EpiPen and EpiPen Jr Auto-Injector models about a voluntary recall by the manufacturer, Mylan. 

The potentially lifesaving device is designed to allow a patient to inject liquid epinephrine into their own leg to help stop the effects of a severe allergic reaction.

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention And Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Polly Andrews, Outreach Advocate with Southcentral Foundation’s Family Wellness Warriors Initiative joined Morning Line today to help spread the message about healthy traditions for our families. 

Among other things, Andrews shared that community members can learn more by visiting the awareness fair this Friday at the Anchorage Native Primary Care Center Lobby from 10 to noon.

Since 2012, a group of scholars forming the Alaska Native Studies Council hosts an Alaska Native Studies Conference.  Colleges involved include Ilisagvik College, University of Alaska Anchorage, University of Alaska Fairbanks and University of Alaska Southeast.  This year's theme is "Sustaining Indigenous Livelihoods"  This year's keynote speech is open to the public, April 8th, the speaker is celebrated leader in Canadian education and human rights Sheila Watt-Cloutier, author of "The Right to be Cold," which is also the title of the keynote address.  The Young Leaders Keynote Panel, Olivi

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Once again Perseverance Theatre's presentation of The Winter Bear is showing in the state of Alaska, with upcoming public performances in Anchorage April 8th and 9th, and Kenai in the works for future dates.  The show also travels to schools and various service programs throughout Alaska.

The show has been professionally produced since 2010, with origins as a student-production in Fairbanks since 2008. 

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Today, March 30th, is the 150th anniversary of the Treaty of Cession, between the US and Russia,  It's the basis of Seward's Day, an official State of Alaska holiday, observed the last Monday in March.  

It seems that some Alaskans, if they are even aware of Seward's Day, may view it as a time to celebrate a shrewd bargain accomplished by a figure in history, others recall choices derided by others that ended up as a success.  

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Native Student Council President Aaron Tolen comes to KNBA's airwaves once again this week, to talk about an event coming up today  and tomorrow - it's an annual chance for people to participate in a suicide prevention and awareness walk called Reasons To Live. 

See More information at UAA Native Student Services Facebook page:

As Heard On Morning Line: Community Calendar

Mar 28, 2017
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As a light snow falls Tuesday in Southcentral Alaska, it doesn't seem to put a damper on activities planned for this week, as heard on Morning Line:

Greater Farm Loop Community Council Regular Meeting coming up this Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 7pm, at Spring Creek Farm (Kellogg House)

Greater Farm Loop Community Council

https://www.facebook.com/farmloopcc

farmloopak@gmail.com

Basketball

Mar 24, 2017
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Alaskan basketball fans are knee deep in March Madness, with both NCAA and ASAA High school playoffs fully underway - in college ball, half of the games occur today and this weekend, and the Final Four happen next weekend with a championship culminating Monday April 3rd. 

In the High School level contests, 3A and 4A schools are at the Alaska Airlines Center this weekend, and 1A and 2A results have been posted on their site as follows: 

http://asaa.org/activities/basketball/ 

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