Do you have a bear story? Whether it got in your garbage or up close and personal, bear stories are usually dramatic, sometimes poignant, and can often times make great radio. In that regard, KTOO is collecting stories about our wild neighbors for an upcoming radio program. If you have a bear story you’d like to share, call Jeff Brown at 463-6425 and leave a message or your story, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a recording.
- Alaska Airlines pilots have reached a breaking point in negotiations with the company, and now have plans to picket outside Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The pilots plan to picket starting at 1 p.m. Monday outside the airport in Anchorage.
- Jenkins was taking a practice run through the class four rapids when a bystander filming the event, noticed another participant, Daniel Hartung, 64, of Indian Valley, flipped out of his kayak and became pinned under a log.
- The Tazlina is the first of two new Alaska Class ferries that the Ketchikan Vigor Alaska shipyard is building for the state. Its two halves are complete and welded together, and shipyard workers are busy getting interior spaces done.
- The Alaska Marine Highway is taking reservations for October through April sailings. The schedule changed so the Matanuska can get new engines.