We’ll find out about Saturday’s Great Pumpkin Festival State Fair, with guests, Brenda & Theodore Krauss; Pua Maunu & Tasha Walen will update us on this month’s Artists’ Open Studio series; we’ll get our appetites ready for this Sunday’s Pasta Dinner fundraiser at the Tlingit & Haida Center, for Breast Cancer Research; Marcy Larson & Damien Horvath, from the Alaskan Brewing Company, will let us know what it takes to win award-winning beers; and Nancy DeCherney will be here with news and views about local activities during Arts Up.
- Wayne Price thinks if there is going to be a wider healing among Natives in America, the U.S. government needs to apologize for the devastating toll the boarding schools took.
- Alaska’s economic woes are affecting all corners of the state, especially communities that were banking on an Arctic boom.
- The dead included one police officer from a local university. At least nine other people were hurt, including four police officers.
- Studies recommended relocating villages like Newtok, Kivalina and Shishmaref. But more than 10 years later they are still there, with waves getting higher and storms getting stronger.