Memorial services for Joe Tagaban have been set for Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the Juneau Christian Center, across from Fred Meyer.
The 30-year-old Juneau man was killed in a mining accident on Wednesday at the Kensington Gold Mine.
A reception is set for 5 pm. at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Juneau. Joe’s parents, Mike and Sandy Tagaban, say they chose the organization because Joe was the “ultimate big brother.”
- 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.