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Friday, July 9th: Gary Radford, pushing the limits of endurance at age 64. New life for old fishing nets. Juneau Audubon Society’s birds of the week.

  It’s not every day that someone comes to Juneau, who has bicycled from the Florida Keys to Prudhoe Bay. But Gary Radford will take time out from his visit with his daughter to share his story on Juneau Afternoon. He finished his 6,000-mile trip two years ago. And now at the age of 64,…

Washington law bans Native-themed school mascots — unless nearby tribe approves

The new law includes an option that could allow some schools to keep using team names like Chiefs, Braves, Indians or Tomahawks. School administrators would need to consult with a nearby tribe and win permission for respectful use beyond January 1, 2022. Several school districts in central and eastern Washington have already begun those conversations with tribal leaders.

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