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.
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.
- The state department of Health and Social Services announced the first known case of the Zika virus in the state July 22, belonging to a patient treated at SEARHC’s Mt. Edgcumbe Hospital in Sitka.
- Bristol Bay is home to the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world. The 2 billionth salmon was landed sometime, by someone, on July 6, 2016.
- The Alaska Supreme Court overturned the state’s parental notification law for minors who are seeking abortions.