For this live broadcast the Juneau Rollergirls will be playing not one, but two teams in this Capital Riot double header! First, the Juneau All Stars will be playing Rage City Orange Crush and then Juneau’s Extra Roughs will be facing off against the Sitka Sound Slayers. In Decline and Rex host. Skater interviews, action, hits, and more.
Live from Centennial Hall Saturday, May 31 at 6 p.m. on statewide 360 North television and on the homepage of 360north.org. Submit your comments and questions next to the homepage video or tweet #AKDerby and have them answered by a Juneau Rollergirl.
- Heli-skiing has long been a controversial topic in Haines. The interests of the industry often clash with people who live near heliports and don’t want the noise disturbing their peace and quiet. But there’s another group that’s impacted by helicopter noise: mountain goats.
- In the Northwest Arctic, caribou hunting has been contentious for years. Alaska’s largest herd continues to decline while tensions have emerged between rural subsistence users and outside hunters.
- From the Aleutian island of Akutan to the arctic village of Kiana, 13 communities have been crowned champions of a rural energy competition. The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that it will help these communities cut their energy use by 15 percent by training local utility providers.
- It’s costing 14 percent more to take the ferry to and from the Lower 48. The higher fare is part of another round of tariff increases aimed at boosting income and equalizing rates across all routes.