A patent for the invention called the Sholes & Glidden “type-writer” was granted on this date in 1868 marking the first use of the QWERTY keyboard. Gavin and Wyatt discover this type of keyboard is not the right design for dog paws. You are invited to listen as John invents the “write” music for this “type” show on Crosscurrents, 6/23 at 8 a.m.
- The series of simulated drills was known as the Arctic Chinook exercise and wrapped Thursday morning in Kotzebue, according to a Coast Guard press release.
- Scientists are trying to learn how to prevent botulism in seal oil, a main ingredient in many traditional Alaska Native foods.
- Alaska's earthquake simulator will visit Wednesday, Aug. 31, to Thursday, Sept. 1, in downtown Juneau giving residents some emergency preparedness practice at an event that promises to shake, rattle and roll.
- The creator of the Facebook page the Juneau Community Collective is running for public office and that created a problem. He had to figure out how to continue moderating political comments on the page without falling into a conflict of interest.