Juneau celebrated Martin Luther King Day with a focus on education. Appropriately, the event sponsored by the Juneau Black Awareness Association was held at the University of Alaska Southeast. KTOO intern Danny Peterson was there.
- 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.