“Imperial Chrysanthemum” by Belle Boggs
Best description: “Strongly imagined, finely controlled, and well crafted. [Her] stories are good because they are true — true in that way that only good fiction can be.” –Percival Everett, Bakeless Prize judge.
- Authorities re-routed traffic on Egan drive for a half hour after a two-vehicle collision Saturday.
- A French ship docked in Unalaska is bound for Nome, where the crew will lay fiber optic cable.
- Columbia Ferry breaks down and strands tourists in Petersburg.
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.