Tonight at 7 pm on Focus on Community, Dr. Elaine Schroeder will talk about one of the most difficult topics to discuss: suicide. The biggest question for most of us is: “Why?” Dr. Schroeder and 2 guests will address this question and explore more on the topic, live tonight at 7. Call in with your own comments and questions.
- Most places in Alaska are wetter than normal for August, but it's been especially rainy in Ketchikan.
- Southeast Alaska lawmakers spent time during the legislative session working to protect regional interests, including the ferry system.
- The judge gave the federal prosecutor 60 days to consider whether to pursue the death penalty. The defendant, Kenneth Manzanares of Santa Clara, Utah, pleaded not guilty to the first-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Kristy.
- A crosswalk in a downtown Juneau neighborhood is constantly being painted over in rainbow colors. Depending on who you ask, It's either an expression of creativity or simple vandalism.