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).
- The Juneau Assembly voted 6-3 to reaffirm its commitment to combating climate change. Opponents argued against interjecting into a national debate.
- The Utah man accused of killing his wife aboard a cruise ship in Southeast Alaska is scheduled to appear for an arraignment hearing 10 a.m. Wednesday.
- More than 50 pilots and flight attendants picketed Monday afternoon in front of Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage. Their goal was to call on Alaska Airlines management to give them what they view as fairer wages and benefits.
- Alaska Gov. Bill Walker said being unaffiliated has helped him and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott work on issues without concern about party politics.