Host Adrien Lopez will first interview Libby Riddles, first woman to win the Iditarod Sled Dog Race in Alaska in 1985. 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).
- Juneau Bar Association asks Gov. Walker to consider geographic diversity before making his selection.
- Many of Alaska’s rural schools are not working. Low student performance and high teacher turnover are just two of more obvious indicators of problems in these mostly Native school districts. Those working in the schools say it’s time for radical changes.
- The festival sold out in record time this year.
- Inuit leaders and organizations from Canada have been lobbying the U.S. for the last year. Polar bear sport hunting is an important industry to the Inuit economy.