State Webmaster Andy Kline checks out the on-line report that lists Glacier Bay National Park as one of the most endangered parks in the country. Then, he checks out other park websites and reminds us that the deadline for the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend is coming up this weekend. Go to the Web Walk link at the very bottom of this page and check it out.
- Most places in Alaska are wetter than normal for August, but it's been especially rainy in Ketchikan.
- Southeast Alaska lawmakers spent time during the legislative session working to protect regional interests, including the ferry system.
- The judge gave the federal prosecutor 60 days to consider whether to pursue the death penalty. The defendant, Kenneth Manzanares of Santa Clara, Utah, pleaded not guilty to the first-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Kristy.
- A crosswalk in a downtown Juneau neighborhood is constantly being painted over in rainbow colors. Depending on who you ask, It's either an expression of creativity or simple vandalism.