Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host a segment observing the sinking of the Titanic; we’ll meet Tony Mates, Guest Dance caller for the 38th Annual Alaska Folk Festival; and we’ll talk with author Mary Albanese, in town on Sunday at Hearthside Books to sign copies of her book, Midnight Sun, Arctic Moon.
- Alaska Airlines pilots have reached a breaking point in negotiations with the company, and now have plans to picket outside Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The pilots plan to picket starting at 1 p.m. Monday outside the airport in Anchorage.
- Jenkins was taking a practice run through the class four rapids when a bystander filming the event, noticed another participant, Daniel Hartung, 64, of Indian Valley, flipped out of his kayak and became pinned under a log.
- The Tazlina is the first of two new Alaska Class ferries that the Ketchikan Vigor Alaska shipyard is building for the state. Its two halves are complete and welded together, and shipyard workers are busy getting interior spaces done.
- The Alaska Marine Highway is taking reservations for October through April sailings. The schedule changed so the Matanuska can get new engines.