We’ll get a preview of tonight’s Evening at Egan presentation, Collaborative Research in SE Alaska, with guest Dr. Allison Bidlack, Director of the Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center;
Lisa Golisek will be here to highlight youth activities this weekend at the Alaska State Museum;
We’ll get the details about Saturday’s Community Health Fair with organizer Chelsea Fields;
And we’ll talk with Nora Marks Dauenhauer, newly appointed State Writer Laureate for Alaska.
- Pictures show destroyed buildings and flipped cars after a tornado hit the small east Texas city of Canton. The National Weather Service reported multiple tornadoes Saturday in northeast Texas.
- According to a U.S. Commerce Department report, Canadian exports of softwood lumber to the United States in 2016 were valued at $5.6 billion.
- Prior to the discovery of the spear-tip, it was thought that human habitation on the islands dated back only 2,500 years.
- The U.S. has relied on legislation from 2001 to justify its use of force against ISIS. But a bipartisan group of representatives say it's outdated, and argue it's time for a debate.