We’ll talk with Sandy Harper, of Anchorage’s Cyrano’s Off-Center Playhouse; Bruce Simonson will be here to get us warmed up for tomorrow’s Hallelujah Chorus in the SOB Atrium; we’ll find out about Saturday’s fundraiser at the Nugget Mall, Breakfast with Santa, to benefit the TMHS Girls Softball team; and Nancy DeCherney will give us the rundown on art happenings in the capital city during Arts Up.
- 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.
- Anchorage Police are searching for five people involved in an assault and kidnapping in East Anchorage. Police say the suspects abducted and beat Abshir Mohammed, 24, on Sunday in a house on the 6500 block of Cimmaron Circle.