The Louisiana Purchase, formalized by a flag ceremony on March 10th 1804, was the procurement by the United States from France of 530 million acres covering land the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. Gavin and Wyatt have reviewed the Louisiana Purchase Map and realize their home yard frontier fence will need to be expanded out. You are invited to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase and join John as he plays music from the Cajun Bayou on Crosscurrents, 3/10 at 8 a.m.
- The bill is part of a national trend targeting what’s known as “civil asset forfeiture.”
- To readers 40 years later, John McPhee's 1977 book about Alaska "Coming into the Country" is still relevant and still popular.
- Matt Lillard starts work at Mad River Glen in March.
- Gov. Bill Walker signed an administrative order in early 2015, creating a mariculture task force in hopes of boosting aquatic farming and fisheries. The task force has been examining all areas of the mariculture industry and will present a comprehensive plan to Walker in 2018. The 11-member panel has split its resources into five advisory committees over the past year.