We’ll get the details on the UAS Evening At Egan presentation tonight with guest, Nicholas Galanin; we’ll talk with Haines writer, Heather Lende, in town for a book signing tomorrow at Hearthside Books; Pete Griffin will be here with details about Saturday’s Tellabration event at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center; and Chris Cairns from NAMI will be here with Sondra Sexton-Jones to talk about Saturday’s International Survivors of Suicide Day.
- 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.