Judi Dench, one of Britain’s most esteemed actresses and born on this day, is a five-time recipient of the British Academy Award and has been made a “Dame” of the British Empire. Gavin and Wyatt, the dogs, wait on the red carpet with a birthday celebration as John, the host, waits in the studio with an dame-worthy play list. You are invited to a “dame good” show on Crosscurrents, 12/9 at 8 am.
- Authorities re-routed traffic on Egan drive for a half hour after a two-vehicle collision Saturday.
- A French ship docked in Unalaska is bound for Nome, where the crew will lay fiber optic cable.
- Columbia Ferry breaks down and strands tourists in Petersburg.
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.