We’ll talk to Karen Godnick, from Alaska Legal Services, about Monday’s Day of Service; Ishmael Hope & Peter Metcalf will be here to let us know about this Spring’s Clan Conference in Sitka; we’ll find out about Monday’s celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with our guest, Sherry Patterson, and we’ll hear about expiration dates with storyteller Tom Cosgrove, recorded last night at January”s Mudrooms event.
- A National Weather Service meteorologist says warm ocean temperatures and less sea ice suggest this year's winter could be close to normal.
- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has ordered that Native communities and their traditional ecological knowledge be considered in future federal land management decisions.
- The first marijuana shop in the state has its license to open and it's in Skagway. The Remedy Shoppe must now wait for the state to give the green light to marijuana testing facilities before its shelves are stocked.
- Sen. Dan Sullivan said he is trying to make Congress aware of more than 30 villages that still don't have running water or sewers.