Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. He’ll get the details on tonight’s Evening at Egan presentation highlighting Folkloric dance of Egypt; we’ll talk to organizers of Saturday’s Fun Run, Walk & Roll; Kent Sturgis, from Epicenter Press, will clue us in on Alaska Book Week; Steve Koscis will talk about Saturday’s Observe the Moon Night; and director Terry Cramer and actor Alex Johnson will be here with a preview of the play, Boundary, opening tonight at Perseverance Theatre’s Second Stage.
- Kenneth Manzanares, 39, is charged by a federal grand jury with one count of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Kristy Manzanares, also 39, aboard the Emerald Princess cruise ship in Southeast Alaska.
- The federal government is moving forward with its review of Hilcorp's proposal to drill offshore for oil in the Arctic.
- A series of promising oil discoveries and a recent move by the Trump administration mean the vast, remote National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska is about to get a lot more controversial.
- Details are emerging slowly on the fire at the Peter Pan Seafoods processing plant in Port Moller. The 100-year-old plant caught fire late Tuesday night, and the blaze continued to burn Wednesday. The full scope of the damage is still unclear, but witnesses say it is extensive.