Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix Hosts.
He’ll talk with Greg Frank from REACH, about the REACH for Learning program;
We’ll talk with Norene Ottness , one of AWARE’s 8 Women of Distinction this year;
Dov Gartenberg, from NAMI, will be here to highlight next week’s Inside Passages program;
We’ll find out about this weekend’s Town Downhill Race at Eaglecrest, with Dan Ord and Matt Lillard;
And Jeremy Hsieh (Shay) and Sarah Yu will introduce the new Gavel Alaska iPod App.
- Indian Country status in Alaska would afford the same protections as reservation lands in the Lower 48.
- To many, ivory means dead elephants wasting away in the sun. "What they don’t see is walrus ivory, legal harvest, food on the table, economic benefit to rural Alaskans,” says biologist Gay Sheffield.
- “We don’t want to move quickly at all costs,” said Alaska BP regional manager David VanTuyl. “We don’t want to rush into the largest energy project in North America that only ends up losing lots of money for all of us.”
- Sealaska’s newest board member will continue to push for election and management changes. At least one long-time board member says she's willing to listen.