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.
- "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.