Twenty bright and intricate quilts color the upstairs walls of the KTOO building. Members of the Monday Night Sewing Circle and the Gold Street Quilters made these quilts for their own homes or for family and friends. The works include traditional blocks such as the pineapple and kaleidoscope, two lively bargello patterns and a child’s quilt of lively turtles. The quilts may be viewed business hours through October 3.
- Southeast Alaska’s commercial salmon troll fleet had higher than expected catch rates of king salmon during the first summer opening at the start of the month.
- It's nearly time for harvest when the garlic plant's lower leaves turn yellow and dry out, and the scape uncurls and points straight up.
- Bogoslof's unpredictable eruptions have prevented scientists from setting foot on the island. But it hasn't kept them from seeing whether animals have returned.
- The supermarket chain Safeway Inc. has agreed to pay $3 million in a settlement that involves missing pain medication from a pharmacy in Wasilla.