The actor James Arness, best known for his portrayal of the stalwart Marshal Matt Dillon on the television series “Gunsmoke”, was born on this date in 1923. Gavin and Wyatt join Marshall Dillon as they patrol the streets of Dodge City while John pays tribute to the Arness role of Marshall Dillon with a lawman – gunslinger – outlaw soundtrack. There is no need to “get out of Dodge” when you celebrate the James Arness birthday on Crosscurrents, 5/26 at 8 a.m.
- About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation.
- Andy Larson, 79, and Matthew Hanes, 32, hoisted from S/V Rafiki about 170 miles south of Sand Point early Wednesday.
- The company that sent the first big luxury cruise ship through U.S. and Canadian Arctic waters is preparing the Crystal Serenity for a repeat performance in 2017. But one expert believes this year’s historic transit doesn’t mean the Arctic is likely to become a hotspot for global shipping anytime soon.
- Federal fisheries oversight required in some busy Alaska salmon fisheries