On April 29, 1913, a patent was granted to Gideon Sunback for his invention of the “hook-less fastener” to be known as the “zipper.” Gavin, the dog, opens the zipper of his KRNN t-shirt to supervise John, the host, who will pull together a zipper-related song list for the occasion. You are invited to join together in tribute to this zipper 100th anniversary on Crosscurrents, 4/29 at 8 am.
- A Juneau jury returned Wednesday afternoon with guilty verdicts on all charges related to the shooting death at the Kodzoff Acres Trailer Park in October 2015.
- La Nina typically brings cooler and drier conditions to Alaska. And because of global warming, that may mean a more typical winter for much of the state.
- During the second day of the Elders and Youth Conference in Anchorage, Tlingit storyteller Bob Sam spread his arms, and slowly flapped, mimicking the flight of a bird in front of nearly 50 people.
- The controversy began with a question about the president's lack of response to the deaths of U.S. soldiers in Niger. It took another turn on Wednesday with a dispute over his comments to a widow.