As a special way of saying thanks, KTOO is doing a drawing for an iPad Air on June 30th. You are automatically entered in to the drawing if you are a sustaining member, or make a gift between now and the end of the month. That means it’s a great time to sign on a as a new member, or renew your gift. If you’d like to be eligible, but don’t want to contribute, just come by the business office between 10am and noon, Monday through Friday, and we’ll get your name entered.
The brand new iPad Air comes equipped with 64 gigs of storage and wifi capability.
- The law establishes Alaska as the second state in the nation to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday of October, replacing Columbus Day.
- U.S. Senate leaders postponed a vote on their health care reform bill, but Alaskans opposed to the bill aren’t letting up. One Alaskan, a three-time cancer survivor, went to Washington to make his pitch directly.
- Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise "Share the Adventure" departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 2,104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.