Slovakian viola player Lukas Kmit was in the middle of performing at the Orthodox Synagogue in Presov, in Slovakia, when a cell phone in the audience began to ring. Kmit chose to use humor to diffuse an otherwise awkward moment.
- Juneau School District officials believe they can help kids struggling in the classroom by adopting a strategy that monitors their performances over time.
- Canadian timber company refuses to do business in Haines after the Haines Borough demanded the company pay a sales tax.
- Homeless shelters are being filled beyond capacity as more people get pushed out of homeless camps towards social services.
- Authorities re-routed traffic on Egan drive for a half hour after a two-vehicle collision Saturday.