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.
- Friday is likely to be the first time uniformed Juneau police officers have marched in their sister city's Canada Day parade.
- The Missile Defense Agency announced Thursday a contract with the state-run launch facility that could be worth as much as $80 million over the next six years.
- An ordinance that would have removed the invocation, or prayer, from the start of Kenai Assembly meetings proved to be such a hot topic that it was dropped before even being officially taken up.
- The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast from sun up until sun down, is drawing to a close.