Tune into the Alaska Identity Project on Thursday, March 8, 2012. Host Adrien Lopez will interview Amy Gulick, professional photographer and author of Salmon in the Trees: Life in Alaska’s Tongass Rain Forest, a 2010 Independent Publisher Book Award winner (7:00 – 7:30 PM), and then in the second half of the show talk with Lorrie Heagy, the 2011 Alaska Teacher of the Year from Glacier Valley Elementary School in Juneau (7:30 – 8:00 PM).
- Troopers say the man they killed had shot a trooper dog, a 3-year-old Dutch shepherd named Rico.
- While much of the recent focus has been on the opioid crisis, a report found that alcohol use causes more economic damage.
- Eight Arctic nations, six circumpolar indigenous groups, and over 30 representatives from other countries and organizations participate in the intergovernmental forum.
- A tsunami warning drill takes place once a year, and one village in Southeast has not forgotten the importance of being ready when disaster strikes.