René Descartes, born on March 31, 1596, offered a philosophical outline for the natural sciences by thinking that science is an activity of the discerning mind using one brief phrase “I think, therefore I am.” Wyatt and Gavin suggest a different axiom, namely: “I bark, therefore I stay.” You can join John as he attempts to confirm his existence while thinking of music to play on Crosscurrents, 3/31 at 8 a.m.
- Marian Call and Laura Zahasky dropped into the arts room recently to record a Red Carpet Concert. Call has a new album out called "Standing Stones."
- One major challenge is simply convincing people that solar works in Alaska -- and that, in fact, Alaska might be ideal solar territory.
- The state has asked the new presidential administration for a waiver to pay more than 80 percent of reinsurance costs.
- The state’s only professional sports franchise, the Alaska Aces, will fold after this season. The decision was announced Thursday, Feb. 23.