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.
- Polls show the presidential race is unusually tight in Alaska. Juneau residents attending two election events shared their opinions on the polls and the candidates.
- A new weather station installed on Mt. Ripinsky last month is now relaying data on weather conditions that could help hikers, climbers and skiers prepare for bad weather -- especially avalanches.
- Kids attending the Homer Folk School learn everything from making apple juice to building kayaks.
- Bethel has made more than a quarter of a million dollars from its 12 percent sales tax on alcohol since legal alcohol sales began in April.