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Stories of men battling white water rapids and floods in Alaska.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Taff Roberts, Matt Jensen Young and Rossco Booker answer questions about "Attempting the Northwest Passage" hosted by Paul Lundquist, Credit: Teri Tenseth Market
"Attempting the Northwest Passage" is a documentary about local Taff Roberts' 2014 attempted voyage of the vessel Catryn through the Northwest Pass...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 40:32
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We interview the only person from Alaska to make the first cut for the Mars ONE program and also speak to a scientist who thinks sending humans to ...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:01

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:15
Caption: Beer as cold as your ex's heart
Stuff always falls apart while traveling. Plans change, health declines. Items disintegrate… Relationships fade… It doesn’t always happen, but it’s...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2015
  • Length: 14:44
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I struggle with the "hurry up and wait" mentality. Alaska helped me get over this.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:47
Caption: Leo Egashira in Glacier Bay, Alaska, Credit: Courtesy of Leo Egashira
Leo Egashira was diagnosed with HIV in 1992. He saw the diagnosis as a slow death sentence so he decided to take a once in a life time trip. He tak...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 05:17
Caption: A two-stage rocket lifts off from the Poker Flat Research Range near Fairbanks, Alaska., Credit: NASA/Christopher Perry
It’s back to Alaska, this time to the Poker Flat Research Range, where former Director Neal Brown and his staff launched sounding rockets into the ...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM, WXAV 88.3FM, and WOUB


  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: March 3, 2014 launch from Poker Flat Research Range, Credit: NASA/Christopher Perry
Join Mat Kaplan and other Aurora “virgins” as they seek the Northern Lights in Fairbanks, Alaska, and meet retired rocketeer and Director of the Po...

Bought by KMXT, WXAV 88.3FM, WESM 91.3 FM, and WOUB


  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Toolik Lake, in Alaska's Arctic wilderness., Credit: Copyright John C. Wingfield
Like the pioneers of the American West, the birds that are now settling the Arctic frontier in response to climate change aren’t necessarily the bi...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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Brian recounts the first summer in Alaska working the slime lines of a cannery and the time the Captain was drunk, the crew quit, and the ship's an...

Bought by KUT and KRUA


  • Added: Oct 24, 2011
  • Length: 11:00
  • Purchases: 2