Kulluk Makes National Headlines; And Militia Leader Sentenced To Nearly 26 Years
The Shell oil-drilling rig Kulluk makes headlines all over the United States and gets the attention of Congress, the Interior Department, environmentalists and the oil industry. Militia men Lonnie Vernon and militia leader Schaeffer Cox were sentenced by federal judge Robert Bryan on Monday and Tuesday. A 16-year-old Diamond High student with a BB Gun at school is arrested in algebra class. Who is Edison Chouest Offshore and why did they gain your attention during the Kulluk incident? Congress fails to renew the Violence Against Women Act. It’s dog racing season, and we may be seeing a Renaissance of the sport in Bush Alaska.
HOST: Michael Carey
- Lori Townsen, Alaska Public Radio Network
- Jill Burke, Alaska Dispatch
- Richard Mauer, Anchorage Daily News
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