Tune into the Alaska Identity Project on Thursday, February 9, 2012. Host Adrien Lopez will interview the Executive Director of the Marine Exchange of Alaska and Retired U.S. Coast Guard Captain, Ed Page (7:00 – 7:30 PM), and then in the second half of the show talk with Mike Bell, Director of the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Center for Mine Training (7:30 – 8:00 PM).
- 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.