We’ll get the details on tonight’s Evening at Egan presentation, Widespread Changes to Alaska’s Glaciers, with guest Shad O’Neel; we’ll get a preview of tonight’s concert by Sweet Plantain; George Cuhar & Bridget Cross will highlight tonight’s movie presentation at the Downtown Library; and we’ll find out about the Girl Scout’s Haunted House at the Mendenhall Mall from members of Troop 4029.
- 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.
- The state department of Health and Social Services announced the first known case of the Zika virus in the state July 22, belonging to a patient treated at SEARHC’s Mt. Edgcumbe Hospital in Sitka.
- Bristol Bay is home to the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world. The 2 billionth salmon was landed sometime, by someone, on July 6, 2016.
- The Alaska Supreme Court overturned the state’s parental notification law for minors who are seeking abortions.