He’ll talk with Marianne Mills and Zach Hosid about the Meals on Wheels program; Ann Secrest from AARP in Anchorage will introduce earnedasay.org, a website to inform and collect opinions on Social Security and Medicare in this election year; and Cynthia Nickerson will drop in to announce the Step Out Agains Diabetes Fun Walk scheduled at 9 Saturday morning at the Safeway parking lot.
- Indian Country status in Alaska would afford the same protections as reservation lands in the Lower 48.
- To many, ivory means dead elephants wasting away in the sun. "What they don’t see is walrus ivory, legal harvest, food on the table, economic benefit to rural Alaskans,” says biologist Gay Sheffield.
- “We don’t want to move quickly at all costs,” said Alaska BP regional manager David VanTuyl. “We don’t want to rush into the largest energy project in North America that only ends up losing lots of money for all of us.”
- Sealaska’s newest board member will continue to push for election and management changes. At least one long-time board member says she's willing to listen.