Boomy! The KXLL Boombox Robot can pick up objects in a rudimentary fashion, make an amazing dirty martini, and plays KXLL – Excellent Radio at an inappropriately loud volume! Boomy loves the radio as much as artificial intelligence allows, and if you try to take it away from him he will exercise his prime directive and eliminate you with his lasers. WE LOVE BOOMY!!
- Last week, the cruise ship Crystal Serenity sailed into Nome and 850 of the cruise ship’s passengers were ferried in from the offshore vessel and took the day to tour the city, but some business owners say their expectations for hypothetical increase in profits for the day weren’t met.
- New signage is being installed at Foodland IGA in downtown Juneau. Store director Rick Wilson anticipates the work will be done Tuesday afternoon.
- The city of Sitka announced Monday, Aug. 29, that the Gavan Hill area, including Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School, may be at risk for landslides. Shannon & Wilson, a Seattle-based geotechnical firm, identified the landslide hazard zones during an assessment of the area.
- As of Monday, the Ketchikan Youth Facility slated for closure had seven kids in it and the Johnson Youth Center had four.