Indie Alaska

Take a trip up north with these local stories from Alaska Public Media.


  • Rescuing baby moose may be the best job in Alaska

    Moose Mamas is a nonprofit committed to rescuing, raising, and releasing orphaned moose.
  • An Alaska Fisherman's Guide to Tragedy and Redemption

    Jody Mason has been a halibut fishing guide out of Whittier, Alaska for over 20 years.
  • Cannabis is a Budding Business for this Mother-Daughter team

    Alaskan Blooms is a family-run cannabis business in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Kuspuks and Parkys: Symbols of Alaskan Identity

    Sheila Ezelle absolutely loves making custom kuspuks (Qaspeqs) and parkys for clients.
  • Is the world's best ice cream in...ALASKA?! | INDIE ALASKA

    Wild Scoops ice cream has become a local phenomenon with uniquely Alaskan ingredients.
  • What's it take to win Alaska's competitive beard contest?

    Bearded men and women from around the nation come to AK every year for this beard contest.
  • Skiing Alaska’s extreme slopes with videographer Luka Bees

    Over the years, Luke Bredar has been creating videos of professional skiers across Alaska.
  • Where are they now? The Shrimp Whisperer

    Al's shrimp photos were first featured on Indie Alaska in 2016, so where is he now?

About Indie Alaska

INDIE ALASKA is an original video series produced by Alaska Public Media in partnership with PBS Digital Studios. The weekly videos will capture the diverse and colorful lifestyles of everyday Alaskans at work and at play. Together, these videos will present a fresh and authentic look at living in Alaska. Music by Starship Amazing.