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 United Fishermen of Alaska is working on a project to figure out what issues the salmon fleet is concerned about – and how to reach them.
- In its most recent draft, the Juneau Assembly added gender expression as a protected class in its proposed Equal Rights Ordinance.
- The commercial herring fishery is on hold in Unalaska — because no one can find the fish.