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.
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.
- The state department of Health and Social Services announced the first known case of the Zika virus in the state July 22, belonging to a patient treated at SEARHC’s Mt. Edgcumbe Hospital in Sitka.
- Bristol Bay is home to the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world. The 2 billionth salmon was landed sometime, by someone, on July 6, 2016.
- The Alaska Supreme Court overturned the state’s parental notification law for minors who are seeking abortions.