Wednesday at 3 during a Juneau afternoon, the Capitol Steps 4th of July version of Politics Takes a Holiday.
This just in: The Gang of 8 has announced that in order to be a citizen of the United States, you have to listen to The Capitol Steps 4th of July special, “Politics Takes a Holiday!”
Also, statistics show that many people who have not listened to past specials have been audited by the IRS. Coincidence? Probably!
So relax and celebrate your country by helping The Capitol Steps make fun of it. It’s not like there isn’t a lot of material to work with….
- About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation.
- Andy Larson, 79, and Matthew Hanes, 32, hoisted from S/V Rafiki about 170 miles south of Sand Point early Wednesday.
- The company that sent the first big luxury cruise ship through U.S. and Canadian Arctic waters is preparing the Crystal Serenity for a repeat performance in 2017. But one expert believes this year’s historic transit doesn’t mean the Arctic is likely to become a hotspot for global shipping anytime soon.
- Federal fisheries oversight required in some busy Alaska salmon fisheries