Juneau woman Karen Carpenter sued Los Angeles radio talk show host Tom Leykis and Westwood One for damages after an July 1998 airing of The Tom Leykis Show on KJNO radio here in Juneau. Carpenter alleged that comments Leykis specifically made about her on the air caused emotional distress. These four stories encompass the entire trial as it was held here in Juneau.
- The series of simulated drills was known as the Arctic Chinook exercise and wrapped Thursday morning in Kotzebue, according to a Coast Guard press release.
- Scientists are trying to learn how to prevent botulism in seal oil, a main ingredient in many traditional Alaska Native foods.
- Alaska's earthquake simulator will visit Wednesday, Aug. 31, to Thursday, Sept. 1, in downtown Juneau giving residents some emergency preparedness practice at an event that promises to shake, rattle and roll.
- The creator of the Facebook page the Juneau Community Collective is running for public office and that created a problem. He had to figure out how to continue moderating political comments on the page without falling into a conflict of interest.