The birthday of Robert Redford, who has been called the “Godfather of Indie Film” as founder of the Sundance Film Festival inspires a playlist of indie rock. Gavin and Wyatt hope to be chosen for his next indie production as John selects indie rock tunes for the radio production. You can listen to the indie-rock-assembly on Crosscurrents, 8/18 at 8 a.m.
- AFN got its start in 1966. It focused on land claims for many years. Today, it also works in areas such subsistence, health, education, jobs and governance.
- The legislature that voters send to Juneau in January will be very different than the one that left in July.
- Wielechowski has been in the news this year for filing a lawsuit to keep Permanent Fund dividends whole.
- The Anchorage race between Republican Cathy Giessel and independent Vince Beltrami could help determine the balance of power in the state Senate, and how Alaska takes on its fiscal crisis.