On April 29, 1913, a patent was granted to Gideon Sunback for his invention of the “hook-less fastener” to be known as the “zipper.” Gavin, the dog, opens the zipper of his KRNN t-shirt to supervise John, the host, who will pull together a zipper-related song list for the occasion. You are invited to join together in tribute to this zipper 100th anniversary on Crosscurrents, 4/29 at 8 am.
- Juneau's educators have been learning about the history and culture of Southeast Alaska's indigenous peoples through a Sealaska Heritage Institute program.
- Doyon, Alaska’s largest private landowner, qualified for a "small" business discount in a public airwaves auction, until the FCC ruled it didn't. Now it's in court.
- The Tribal Nations Conference was something Obama started and it set the tone for his White House. He describes it as a permanent institution with cabinet-level focus.
- Mackey is a cancer survivor, and has had difficult time in the last two Iditarods, scratching in 2016 midway through the race.