William Wordsworth, born in the Lake District of England on April 7, 1770, was inspired by Nature’s beauty and helped begin the Romantic age in English literature. Gavin and Wyatt, the dogs, share Wordsworth’s love for a spontaneous expression of feeling in life while John, the host, shares a regard for a planned communication of music in radio. You can join the Romantic movement by listening to the Wordsworth birthday party on Crosscurrents, 4/7 at 8 a.m.
- The state is granting nearly $300,000 to improve water quality in some of Alaska's most damaged watersheds, including Juneau's orange-tinted Duck Creek.
- More than a third of all the penalties imposed since 1976 were logged last year.
- "You know, we're not talking about some smoky, old wood stove here. We’re talking about high-tech equipment," said Daniel Parrent, a program manager at the U.S. Forest Service.
- "Did you think that ganging together seven different taxes would make it more likely or less likely that any would pass?” asked Eagle River Republican Rep. Dan Saddler.