Dee Longenbaugh is a book store owner, historian, and map collector. Her reviews of books with a focus on Alaska and the Arctic can be heard on KTOO’s Morning Edition every Tuesday morning.
Listen to her review that features “Termination Dust” by Susanna J. Mishler, and published by Boreal Books.
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- The initiative group needs to get more than 28,000 signatures in three months to get the "Fair Share Act" on the ballot next year.
- While an Alaska Department of Corrections works through a plan to move inmates out of state, the increase in the state's prison population is already having impacts at Juneau’s correctional facility.
- Coeur Alaska projects it’ll be out of room for waste rock in 2022. And its tailings facility will be at capacity by 2024.
- Other notable elements of the Alaska Federation of Natives convention included talk about missing and murdered indigenous women, rural public safety issues, and the keynote speech by Iditarod winner Pete Kaiser