Marbury v. Madison on Crosscurrent 2/24: The Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Marshall, adopted the landmark case of Marbury v. Madison on this day in 1803 to sanction the legal principle of “judicial review” to limit Congressional authority by pronouncing legislation unconstitutional. Gavin and Wyatt, the barristers of barking, plead their case before the bench of Justice Marshall while John, the solicitor of song, spins the music before the microphone of the KRNN studio. You can exercise your own judicial review by tuning to Crosscurrents, 2/24 at 8 am.
- 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.