The 5th of May 1862, commemorates the young Mexican militia victory over the imposing French army at the Battle of Puebla which fostered sense of national pride against European imperialism. Gavin and Wyatt look to a Mexican flag to unite in herding duties while John looks to his Spanish dictionary to help in selecting alternative-rock songs from south of the border. We invite you to join a Cinco De Mayo commemoration on Crosscurrents, 5/5 at 8 a.m.
- “So what we’re seeing here is a giant step — a beautiful step — backward in time, where we’re remembering that there is no us versus them. There’s only us, and we are the people, and the people are the police."
- Eaglecrest Ski Area is opening this year ahead of schedule.
- Alaska and British Columbia signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday expected to increase the state’s role in transboundary mine decisions.
- New rules could make it possible to develop more renewable energy in Alaska, by making it easier for independent projects to sell their power to the grid.