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.
- About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation.
- Andy Larson, 79, and Matthew Hanes, 32, hoisted from S/V Rafiki about 170 miles south of Sand Point early Wednesday.
- The company that sent the first big luxury cruise ship through U.S. and Canadian Arctic waters is preparing the Crystal Serenity for a repeat performance in 2017. But one expert believes this year’s historic transit doesn’t mean the Arctic is likely to become a hotspot for global shipping anytime soon.
- Federal fisheries oversight required in some busy Alaska salmon fisheries