On February 3, 1959, a small plane crashed in an Iowa farm field during a snow storm took the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper. Gavin and Wyatt, the dogs, reflect at the small memorial existing at the end of a dirt road near Clear Lake, Iowa. You are invited to enjoy the fact that their music did not die as John proves with an all Holly-Valens-Bopper play list on Crosscurrents, 2/3 at 8 am.
- Juneau's long-awaited 32-unit Housing First apartment complex will welcome its first batch of formerly homeless residents within the week. The $8.3 million project came together through community support in cash and donated materials and services.
- Nikoosh Carlo began work this month in a newly created position: senior adviser for climate.
- The Alaska ferry Taku's next life will be as a floating hotel. Portland-based KeyMar LLC made the winning bid of $300,000 for the 54-year-old ship.
- According to a news release, Wilson "Will" Woodrow Curtis-Collins is a person of interest after a reported disturbance about 12:40 a.m. today near the 1800 block of Northwood Drive.