We’ll talk with Zuill Baily, appearing in concert with Awadigin Pratt this coming Monday at the UAS Egan Library; Iris Korhonen-Penn and Jane Stokes will be here to highlight their show opening Friday at the Franklin Street Gallery at the Baranof Hotel; and Elva Bontrager will be here with the word about tonight’s Mountain Music Festival at the top of the tram.
- Young says he sympathizes with the 9/11 victims, but says the law allowing them to sue Saudi Arabia threatens national security and the safety of Americans deployed abroad.
- About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation.
- Andy Larson, 79, and Matthew Hanes, 32, hoisted from S/V Rafiki about 170 miles south of Sand Point early Wednesday.
- The company that sent the first big luxury cruise ship through U.S. and Canadian Arctic waters is preparing the Crystal Serenity for a repeat performance in 2017. But one expert believes this year’s historic transit doesn’t mean the Arctic is likely to become a hotspot for global shipping anytime soon.