COVID-19 Videos & Podcasts

Interview with Governor Dunleavy’s Communications & Outreach Director Dave Stieren 4-13-2020

4-13-2020 – KVAK’s Laurie Prax met up with Dave Stieren, Communications & Outreach Director for Governor Dunleavy, to ask questions Monday morning. Topics covered include: Status of

Matthew Wadsworth – Providence Counseling Center

Matthew Wadsworth, Providence Counseling Center Director, discusses important mental health issues during the COVID-19 isolation, including coping versus adapting,  finding the “new

Valdez Medical Update – Audio Clip from Valdez City Council Meeting 4-7-2020 – Click PLAY button below to listen

Medical Update provided by Public Health Nurse and local Doctors at the Valdez City Council Meeting Tuesday night. Public Health Nurse Terry Lynch provides an update. Dr. John Cullen and Kathy Todd

Seafood Processor Plan – Audio Clip from City Council Meeting 4-7-2020 – Click PLAY button below to listen

Audio Clip from Valdez City Council Meeting Tuesday April 7, 2020. Valdez City Manager Mark Detter, Valdez Ports & Harbor Director Jeremy Talbot explain what the City has been doing to review

Interview with Colleen Murphy of AVV & Laura Scott – Child Advocacy Center

Open discussion with Colleen Murphy of Advocates for Victims Violence in Valdez and Laura Scott of the Child Advocacy Center in the Copper Basin. Topics covered include: Child Abuse Prevention

Gianna Giusti, Part 2 – Reaching Out

Hermon Hutchens’ Elementary School Counselor, Gianna Giusti, discusses ways to ask for help during uncertain times.

Gianna Giusti, Part 1 – Self Care During Quarantine

Hermon Hutchens’ Elementary School Counselor, Gianna Giusti, offers up tips for kids and adults for self-care during quarantine.

KVAK’s Laurie Prax Interviews Dave Stieren – Communications & Community Outreach Director for Governor Mike Dunleavy

KVAK’s Laurie Prax talked with Dave Stieren, Communications & Community Outreach Director for Governor Dunleavy Monday morning 4-6-2020. In this edition, Stieren answers questions about:

VFD Chief Tracy Raynor – EMS Response to COVID-19

KVAK’s Heidi Frank discuss the changes in emergency response procedures (including medical, fire and HAZMAT) due to COVID-19 with Tracy Raynor, Valdez Fire Chief.