Maryland voted on Dec. 23rd, 1788 to cede a 100-square-mile area of wetlands for the seat of the national government, the District of Columbia. Gavin and Wyatt are silhouetted as they survey the D.C. lowlands while John surveys tunes from, and about, the swamp in memory of the marsh which became the foundation of Washington D.C.. Tune in on Monday from 8-10 on KRNN!
- The 750-mile Race to Alaska is back for a second year as 43 teams of sailors, rowers and paddlers prepared to set off from Port Townsend, Washington at 6 a.m. on Thursday.
- Hydrokinetic technology developed in Alaska’s rigorous conditions will help researchers design systems that can be used worldwide.
- Ketchikan’s Britta Adams braved the cold ocean and strong tides recently to swim more than 10 miles of the rocky Wrangell Narrows.
- As stock markets suffer, Alaskans consider UK referendum vote impacts.