On 12/16/11 Katie B. had a conversation wtih Douglas Troubador, Buddy Tabor, in the studio. Buddy shared poetry by the Mad Monk of Folsom, Martin Williams, plus music that inspires him by blues artist Ryan McNallly of Whitehorse, and the Goodbye Babylon gospel re-issue collection. You can listen to the interview here.
- Walker said the state government risks spending all of its savings if it denies there’s a problem and hopes for oil prices to rise.
- The Republican-led Senate majority is more focused on cutting spending to close the state’s budget deficit than the new mostly Democratic House majority or independent Gov. Bill Walker.
- Alaska Native carvers and weavers say they're worried about the future of yellow cedar.
- Mark Anthony De Simone is accused of shooting 34-year-old Duilio Antonio “Tony” Rosales twice in the back of the head in May 2016.