The Alaska Marine Highway System’s newest vessel and the first fast ferry in the fleet, the M/V Fairweather, was christened over the weekend in a Bridgeport, Connecticut shipyard. Shipyard workers hope it’s only the first in series of projects to help revitalize thier community.
- A $20,000 bail arrest warrant charges Joshua Levi Brown with first-degree assault in the stabbing of a 24-year-old Juneau man late April 22, a Juneau Police Department news release said.
- Across the metrics, Juneau was No. 1 in one area: federal arts grant dollars per capita. That could become moot in the next ranking if President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget goes through.
- Terms of the settlement have not been released. United promises changes in the way it deals with passengers.