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As Heard on Morning Line: Salmonfest Sweepstakes Winner

Jul 14, 2017

This past June KNBA held a sweepstakes.  - and we are excited to announce the winner - 

Alex Pansher, you have won the tickets to Salmonfest!

Martin Buser to be inducted to Musher Hall of Fame Sunday

Jul 12, 2017
Martin Buser' s Happy Trails Kennel Facebook photo credit: Jennifer Tavernaro

As heard on Morning Line,Wasilla-Knik Historical Society to induct Martin Buser into Knik Museum and Musher's Hall of Fame


Wasilla Area Seniors, Inc.

Peter Host, Development Specialist says Walmart recently donated of $55,000 to the Wasilla Area Seniors, Inc., specifically the Meals-On-Wheels program.  Host says the program serves those who can't get out of the house, and may otherwise go hungry.  This is the second year Walmart has donated to the program. 

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Over the years, an innovative education program - the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program, has touched the lives of countless Alaskans, both indirectly and, in the case of students involved, leading to fulfilling careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, including students who have earned MD and PhD degrees.  

According to ANSEP Founder and Vice Provost Dr. Herb Ilisaurri Schroeder, there is considerable value in getting an early start - including getting Algebra 1 out of the way before high school.

Alaskans love things that go "Vroom," and today on Morning Line on, we chatted with Kid's Kupboard Executive Director Lynette Ortolano, who let us know the connection between awesome cars and filling, nutritional meals for kids.  

Rev Alaska is an indoor car show this weekend which will donate proceeds to Kids Kupboard. 

Ortolano says the organization also looks for volunteers as it serves the needs of hungry children. Kids Kupboard also reaches out beyond school district locations, as well as during times when school is out, like now, during summer vacation.  

Alaska Community Action on Toxics

Alaska Community Action on Toxics Executive Director Pam Miller says an event coming up Thursday the 29th called Resisterhood: Stand Up for Our Health is a great way to learn about the connection between breast cancer and environmental factors.  

Guest lecturer at the event is Dr Megan Schwarzman, Associate Director of Health and Environment Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry.

As Heard on Morning Line: Native Viral Video

Jun 27, 2017
Rodney McCord

As network speeds and technology improvements continue, it means a person with a smart phone can produce, edit and broadcast video right from their pocket.  

Recently, Cook Inlet Tribal Council Facility Maintenence Support Specialist, Rodney McCord created a video on Facebook featuring his mother Frieda expertly deboning a salmon.   Here's the link:

As heard on Morning Line: Pridefest turns 40!

Jun 22, 2017
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Between the Rainbow Run, Drag Queen Bingo, or the Equality Parade and Pride Festival Saturday on the Park Strip, this week's Pridefest is one of the biggest in history for Anchorage - and with good reason, as the inclusive event is marking its 40th year.  

As spokesperson Shelby Wilson points out, the event wasn't always as celebratory as it is today, "People used to march with bags on their heads, because while they wanted to represent themselves, they also didn't want to lose their jobs or homes." 

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What do educators, cyclists and flowers have in common?  This weekend, quite a lot!

Alaska Botanical Garden Executive Director Robin Dublin says Bicycle/Educator Appreciation day is a great way to get to know the Botanical Garden.  

Sometimes people need a reminder that it is there, even if they've seen it in the past, Dublin says the Garden is the best kept secret in Anchorage. "The Garden has been around for 25 years, from a community effort and in the last 15 has grown and expanded to include professional horticulturalists and landscape architecture."  

As Heard on Morning Line: Solstice

Jun 20, 2017
Anchorage Museum via eventbrite

Today on Morning Line, a quick wrap up of events today, June 20th, 2017, Solstice, and some of the activities in Anchorage.

Events include:

Lunch on the Lawn: 

A free summer event 11:30 to 3:30 each Tuesday at the Anchorage Museum Lawn, until August 29th, today celebrating solstice, with activities focused on building your own Stonehenge, learn about Botanical Elixirs, crystals and Solar Energy.