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).
- A 38-year-old Juneau man injured in an officer-involved shooting early Saturday on Ocean View Drive has been medevaced to Seattle.
- Juneau police reported five people injured in a four-vehicle accident on Egan Drive at Fred Meyer.
- A state economist said the oil and gas industry is shrinking fast, but it could bottom out soon.
- Tlingit battle helmets were designed to inspire fear. The thick, wooden head armor carried imagery of strong warriors, fierce animals or revered ancestors.