In Monday’s news:
- The 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health convenes in Fairbanks today;
- The Caleb Lumen Pungowiyi scholarship program extends its deadline to August 10th (hear more in Monday’s Profile);
- Alaska State Troopers say assaults against law enforcement officers on the rise;
- Mirroring a national trend, health officials in Alaska see an increase in whooping cough;
- Former UAF shooter Jamie Lynn Gray wins gold in the 50-meter three-position rifle event in London Olympics;
- The 2013 Yukon Quest opens race signups with a reduced $100,000 purse.