Cleveland Abbe was America’s first professional meteorologist regarded as the “father of the Weather Bureau” and was born on this date in 1838. Gavin takes a minute to check the weather station near the glacier while John takes a moment to organize a weather-related song list. You can observe the conditions be listening to Crosscurrents, 12/3 at 8:00 am.
- "Juneau to Minneapolis for $361. New York for $365, which is insane. The fares dropped by $100 to $200 overnight. And adjusted for inflation, really, Juneau has never ever seen these exceptional rates," said travel analyst Scott McMurren.
- The facts of what happened aren't clear yet. The body is on its way to Anchorage for autopsy, and state investigators were Barrow-bound.
- Senate Minority Leader Berta Gardner, an Anchorage Democrat, said her caucus members were disappointed.
- A commercial truck ripped through telephone lines near the Mendenhall Mall on Wednesday afternoon.