Monday at 7 p.m.: The documentary film Hunting in Wartime will be highlighted on Peace Talk. Produced and directed by independent filmmaker Samantha Farinella, the Vietnam War documentary explores of the lives of veterans who returned home to Hoonah, Alaska after serving combat tours in the during the height of the conflict. Farinella will discuss the story behind the film and her efforts to have it broadcast on PBS. And you’ll hear from two Hoonah veterans what the film has meant to them and their community as well as audience reactions to the screenings Farinella held in Hoonah, Juneau and Anchorage.
- More than 5,000 people may come to the Fairbanks area over the next four years as part of the move to base two squadrons of F-35 fighters at Eielson Air Force Base. The latest estimate announced Monday is well above the previous estimate of 3,500. The bigger population increase is expected to place a greater burden on local services.
- Blue king crabs around the Pribilof Islands are getting their first major assessment in more than 30 years.
- A new court case argues that the way in which state juries are selected in Alaska discriminates against rural, Native communities. The case could significantly impact the Delta’s court system if it’s successful.