On Wednesday’s Crosscurrents, 8 to 10 am on December 11, John Gaguine will be playing two hours of traditional Christmas music. Hear great choral ensembles like the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Robert Shaw Chorale, and singers like Joan Baez and the Chenille Sisters. No Santa or Rudolph or Jingle Bells. Those will come next week, on the 18th, when Mike Godkin will be in again.
- A whale-watching tour saw more than just whales Wednesday, after helping save a deer from drowning in the ocean.
- Equatorial Pacific Ocean finally shows signs of cooling, but the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea are still extremely warm. Latest research indicates both phenomenon helped with each other's formation between 2013 and 2015.
- The updated geochemical atlas was an outgrowth of another project. Geologists and surveyors were on a mission to find rare earth elements and minerals that could be strategically important to the country.
- During a brief layover Wednesday in Ketchikan on her way to Sitka, Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski talked about the state’s Republican primary campaign, and about the presidential election.