Tune into the Alaska Identity Project on Thursday, January 19, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. to hear host Adrien Lopez talk with Ray Riutta, Executive Director of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI). From 7:30 – 8:00 PM, Inupiaq Artist Vernon Rexford, born and raised in Barrow, Alaska, will discuss his work with baleen, ivory, and other natural resources from the North Slope, as well as his path to becoming an artist.
- Kenneth Ray Manzanares, 39, of Santa Clara, Utah, is charged in the death of his wife, Kristy Manzanares, aboard the Emerald Princess.
- Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke reportedly called Sen. Lisa Murkowski and her fellow Alaskan, Sen. Dan Sullivan, to say their state could run into trouble with the Trump administration.
- Columbus fire officials say some of those injured were thrown from the ride. Gov. John Kasich has ordered all fair rides shut down until they can be inspected.
- Lawmakers plan to spend as little as one day in Juneau, as they meet Thursday for their third special session this year.