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.
- The city thinks Hecla's Greens Creek mine may be responsible. The mine says its discharges in the area meet state requirements.
- Sarah Erkmann, external affairs manager for the Alaska Oil and Gas Association trade group, said the tax amounts to “punishing” oil companies.
- The Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon canceled its annual convention slated to be held in Haines, mainly due to the weak Canadian dollar.
- For now, traffic in Gastineau Channel will not be restricted, but Hilbert said they will likely establish a no-wake zone during the actual salvage operation.