Be sure to tune in to Mind Over Matter this coming Monday at 7pm on KTOO when Dr. Elaine Schroeder will interview prominent Asian scholar and human rights activist, Sulak Sivaraksa who is in town to speak at UAS and to the Juneau World Affairs Council. The focus of Monday’s show will be to examine the principals that guide Sivaraksa’s activism, those of compassion and the interconnectedness of all that lives. So join Elaine Schroeder and Sulak Sivaraksa this Monday, 7 pm on KTOO for a very meaningful dialogue.
- 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.