Landmine Radio is the podcast for the Alaska Landmine. It is hosted by Landmine Editor-in-Chief Jeff Landfield. The Alaska Landmine delivers Alaska news and gossip that other media outlets don’t report. Landmine Radio focuses on real talk with real Alaskans.
Lisa Murkowski - Episode 228
Jeff was joined by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R - Alaska). This was first recorded as a video interview. They discuss the one-year anniversary of the January 6 Capitol riot, former President Donald Trump's odd conditional endorsement of Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy (R - Alaska), the federal infrastructure bill, and what's happening in D.C.
Lance Pruitt - Episode 227
Jeff was joined by former Representative Lance Pruitt, who served in the Alaska House from 2011-2021. They discuss what he's bee up to since losing his seat in 2020, what it was like serving in the Legislature for ten years, his 13 vote loss in 2020 to now-Representative Liz Snyder (D - Anchorage), how makeup of the Legislature has changed since 2016, the differences being in the minority and the majority, how the fiscal situation has negatively impacted the ability of the Legislature to function, and if he plans on running for office again.
Paul Johnson - Episode 226
Jeff was joined by UAA Economics Professor Paul Johnson. They discuss his background in economics, the causes of inflation and how it is impacting the economy, the difference between the Treasury and the Federal Reserve, what is happening with interest rates, the impacts of COVID-19 on the economy, the challenges of COVID-19 on teaching classes, and a discussion about what is happening in China.
Andrew Halcro - Episode 225
Jeff was joined in studio by former Representative Andrew Halcro. They discuss the history of the Alaska Landmine, Halcro's newest podcast "With All Due Respect," some of the big stories of 2021, next year's upcoming election, the relationship between the Anchorage Assembly and Mayor Dave Bronson, some stories about Halcro's time in the Legislature, and the cannabis industry in Alaska.
Josh and Marta Revak - Episode 224
Jeff was joined by Senator Josh Revak (R - Anchorage) and his wife Marta. They discuss Marta growing up in Poland and then moving to Germany, how Josh and Marta met in Germany when Josh was stationed there, Josh's battle injury in Iraq after they got married, moving back to the United States, why Josh decided to run for the Legislature and how that was not an easy decision, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the upcoming legislative session.
Lorali Simon - Episode 223
Jeff was joined by Lorali Simon, Vice President of External Affairs for Usibelli Coal Mine. They discuss her role at Usibelli Coal Mine, how she and Jeff were both in Las Vegas for the opening Monday Night Football Raiders game, her family's history in Palmer, her time working in the Alaska Legislature, and the mining industry in Alaska.
Jeff should be president!
MR Landfield is the best thing to happen to Alaska politics!
Joe Rogan of Alaska
Great podcast to find out what’s on around the whole state along comical and insightful commentary. Would love to possibly see a video version of the podcast. Shout out from Delta Junction!!
Subtle hints of what’s really going on mixed in with Alaskan Politics
Unsolicited 5 star review. If you vote in Alaska. You should listen.