We’ll find out about Friday & Saturday’s Alaska Preparedness Expo with guest Tom Mattice; Roblin Gray Davis, Rebecca Noon & Boston will be here to discuss Perseverance Theatre’s production of The 39 Steps; we’ll learn what to do with your junk and how to turn it into art, with guest, M. K. McNaughton from the CANVAS; and Nancy DeCherney will be here with news and views about local activities during Arts Up.
- 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.
- The U.S. Department of Labor says the state ferry system is violating the Family and Medical Leave Act. It's filed a civil complaint in federal court.
- Formerly bankrupt Miller Energy Resources and its subsidiaries want cash-credit payments its owed, frozen until lawsuit is resolved.