On February 3, 1959, a small plane crashed in an Iowa farm field during a snow storm took the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper. Gavin and Wyatt, the dogs, reflect at the small memorial existing at the end of a dirt road near Clear Lake, Iowa. You are invited to enjoy the fact that their music did not die as John proves with an all Holly-Valens-Bopper play list on Crosscurrents, 2/3 at 8 am.
- August 28, 2015- Renewable energy, climate change and port development were all highlighted at the U.S. Arctic Research Commission’s second day in Nome, but it was a special announcement about the president’s upcoming visit to Alaska that got the room buzzing.
- August 28, 2015- Details are finally shaking out about Obama’s Alaska visit. The White House says the president will announce new policy initiatives while he’s here.
- August 28, 2015- "They sprayed every one of our hair and clothes with kerosene. At sixth grade I dropped out," says Nora Marks Dauenhauer.
- August 28, 2015- British Columbia Mines Minister Bill Bennett says tailings dams can be a safe part of his province's mines.