As part of KTOO’s 40th Anniversary celebration, we’re looking back at our history – which in many cases is the history of Juneau as well. On Wednesday, January 22nd, at 7 pm, we’ll feature a radio program looking back at the first 20 years of the Alaska Folk Festival.
- According to a U.S. Commerce Department report, Canadian exports of softwood lumber to the United States in 2016 were valued at $5.6 billion.
- Prior to the discovery of the spear-tip, it was thought that human habitation on the islands dated back only 2,500 years.
- The U.S. has relied on legislation from 2001 to justify its use of force against ISIS. But a bipartisan group of representatives say it's outdated, and argue it's time for a debate.
- The agency will scale back its collection of "about" data, messages that are not only traveling to and from a foreign target, but those that mention one.