The 25th edition of Juneau Jazz and Classics wraps up this weekend. The silver anniversary festival has grown to three weeks with paid and free concerts held all over town, including the popular State Office Building lunch-time concerts.
Rosemarie Alexander takes a look at one that brought a lot of youngsters to their feet.
- French President François Hollande was at the White House trying broaden an international coalition to fight the Islamic State.
- Canadian regulators say the Tulsequah Chief Project, near Juneau, has agreed to reduce pollution leaking into a nearby river. But the mine won’t have to restart a shuttered water-treatment plant.
- On the sidewalks, at the stores, at the bars, people have been talking about a loud sound they heard around 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Most have never heard anything like it before.
- A pilot program called Alaska Innovative Medicine in Anchorage is rounding out its first year trying to improve that journey for patients while also spending less on health care.