Monday evening on PeaceTalk, Rich Moniak will appear with a student from the YES program (which brings student to the U.S. from predominantly Muslim countries) to discuss thge student’s experiences here in Juneau. Also, there will be reflextions on a decade of war in Iraq and a discussion of the sculpture to be installed at the Bishop Kenny Peace Park.
- September 1, 2015- President Barack Obama met with leaders from the Alaska Native community while in Anchorage for the GLACIER conference.
- September 1, 2015- The president called Exit Glacier at Kenai Fjords National Park a "signpost" of climate change. It has retreated more than 800 feet since 2008.
- September 1, 2015- Across the state, businesses from banks to hotels to hardware contractors are named "McKinley." Now all those shops are left deciding if they need to rebrand.
- September 1, 2015- Obama also wants to work with Congress to plan for an expanded icebreaker fleet, “To ensure the United States can operate year-round in the Arctic Ocean,” he said.