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.
- District Court Judge Kirsten Swanson was sworn in on Wednesday.
- A state commission approved to petitions for Dillingham and Manokotak to annex land in the Nushagak commercial fishing district against their staff's recommendations. The annexations will allow the two city's to tax salmon harvested in the district.
- The Kodiak Island Borough agreed to hold conserve land that multiple Kodiak residents testified they wanted to protect.
- A man who was shot by a Juneau police officer was medevaced to Seattle and is expected to live. The police, the Department of Law and the Alaska Bureau of Investigation are trying to determine why lethal force was used.