Revolutionary citizens and troops stormed the Bastille fortress prison on July 14th 1789 signifying the start of the French Revolution. Gavin and Wyatt commemorate Bastille Day on the other side of the jail bars. You can storm the musical fortress by listening to the tuneful revolution on Crosscurrents, 7/14 at 8 a.m.
- The multi-year project commissioned by the Arctic Council features indigenous youth gathering and sharing traditions.
- This week, 88 Energy announced they've started setting up a rig on the North Slope to drill a second well for Project Icewine. According to a recent 88 Energy presentation, the company thinks its leases may hold between 1.4 and 3.6 billion barrels of oil.
- The state is fining oil and gas company Hilcorp an additional $160,000 for using nitrogen without permission while working on two wells in 2015 -- the same practice that nearly killed three North Slope workers.
- Roughly 6,000 state workers were unable to log in to their computers, affecting two in five executive branch workers.