The Lopez family came to Alaska in the late 1940’s, originally settling in Fairbanks and then later in the community of Valdez as commercial fishermen. Tune in as Tillie, Tim and Eric tell their stories from the 1964 Earthquake, helping to build the Trans Alaska Pipeline, experiences cleaning up the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill in 1989, living in a religious cult in Southeast Alaska, among many other stories from Alaska’s past.
- 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.