Tune into the Alaska Identity Project on Thursday, June 7, 2012. Host Adrien Lopez will first interview Libby Riddles, first woman to win the Iditarod Sled Dog Race in Alaska in 1985, (7:00 – 7:30 PM). In the second half of the show, she’ll talk with Collette Costa about her unique contributions to Juneau and SE (Boardwalk Boogie, Costa’s Diner, Goldtown Nick, Pelican, etc) (7:30 – 8:00 PM).
- Polls show the presidential race is unusually tight in Alaska. Juneau residents attending two election events shared their opinions on the polls and the candidates.
- A new weather station installed on Mt. Ripinsky last month is now relaying data on weather conditions that could help hikers, climbers and skiers prepare for bad weather -- especially avalanches.
- Kids attending the Homer Folk School learn everything from making apple juice to building kayaks.
- Bethel has made more than a quarter of a million dollars from its 12 percent sales tax on alcohol since legal alcohol sales began in April.