This January, Alaska saw its highest spike in Covid cases due to the Omicron variant. Testing facilities were overwhelmed and hospitals remained strained. To learn more about Omicron, ATMI producer Grady Cutchins sought out a clinical pharmacist. And he didn’t have to go far. His father, Coleman Cutchins, is a board-certified clinical pharmacist working with […]

Sierra Fischer has been a flight attendant for a major airline for nine years. So she was working when Covid-19 first hit the United States. ATMI producer Madison Knutson spoke with Fischer about her experiences as a flight attendant during the pandemic, working with noncompliant passengers, and the recent holiday travel season that had thousands […]

For our February radio show we have three Covid-related interviews, a movie review, and a peak at some upcoming events.

Hosts: Madison Knutson and Forrest Rodgers

Events: Jack Robbins

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Joshua Meals is a clinical nurse manager at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. He oversees an acute care nursing floor with a staff of over 60 nurses. While they don’t treat patients with Covid, they still feel the ripple effects of how the pandemic disrupts the hospital. ATMI producer Ada Bjorkman spoke with Meals […]

Maps are a fundamental part of our daily lives. From GPS apps, to tracking the weather, to keeping up with the spread of Covid-19 around the world. So for this episode we’re going to talk about cartography and how it is deeply entwined with our lives and our history. Our guest is John Cloud, a […]

If you went to the movies this past holiday season, odds are you saw the movie we’re talking about today: Spider-Man: No Way Home. In its opening weekend it grossed two hundred and sixty million dollars. That’s the second highest debut in history. For this episode our ATMI film critics discuss this movie phenomenon starring […]

Photo Courtesy of the Anchorage Museum, Ward Wells Collection.

David Reamer is a historian whose focus in recent years has been unearthing Alaska’s complicated and curious past. He writes a weekly column for the Anchorage Daily News about the state’s history, covering a wide range of topics that include landmark restaurants, unsolved crimes, and Anchorage’s most famous horse.

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For our first radio show of the new year we have interviews with two historians (one of Alaska, the other on cartography), a movie review, a music review, news, and original music from one of our youth producers, Ormund Alaois (you can listen to more of his music here). Hosts: Quinn White, Yule Zhang News: […]

Hosts: Tyler Felson, Daisy Carter

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It’s the winter holidays, and for some people that means it’s time for Christmas movies. So we thought we’d have a Film Club holiday special and talk about one of the most divisive Christmas movies of them all: Die Hard.

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