Ukulele High Wizard Jake Shimabukuro was in the KXLL studio prior to playing to a packed house in Juneau, and I got him to do Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” LIVE!!!! Holy crap! Listen to the interview and the song here!
- Juneau’s Gunakadeit Park getting ready to be torn down. The park will serve as the staging area for the larger demolition of the Gastineau Apartments.
- Turkey said the plane violated its airspace and that it had issued 10 warnings before firing. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the downing was a "stab in the back by the terrorists' accomplices."
- One doesn’t usually associate “state gasline corporation” and “drama” — but this weekend, the state-owned Alaska Gasline Development Corporation was the source of all kinds of drama.
- This season's pink salmon were slightly bigger, but southern Panhandle runs fizzled.