Host Adrien Lopez will first interview Brandon Smith, Brewing Operations Manager, and Ashley Johnston, Communications Manager, of Alaskan Brewing Company. Brandon will talk about the topic of sustainable brewing and how the company became the first craft brewery in the United States to install and operate a carbon dioxide (CO2) reclamation system. Ashley will discuss the 25 year anniversary of Alaskan Brewing, its efforts to market their products around the United States and the Alaskan pride that has emerged from their success.
- AFN got its start in 1966. It focused on land claims for many years. Today, it also works in areas such subsistence, health, education, jobs and governance.
- The legislature that voters send to Juneau in January will be very different than the one that left in July.
- Wielechowski has been in the news this year for filing a lawsuit to keep Permanent Fund dividends whole.
- The Anchorage race between Republican Cathy Giessel and independent Vince Beltrami could help determine the balance of power in the state Senate, and how Alaska takes on its fiscal crisis.