The Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller, who went on to fame as Tarzan of the Jungle in the movies, was born on this date in 1904. Gavin and Wyatt are posed at the side of the pool with Weissmuller before a swim meet as John is sitting in the studio with music prior to the show. You are invited to swing by the celebration on Crosscurrents, 6/2 at 8 a.m.
- Tlingit battle helmets were designed to inspire fear. The thick, wooden head armor carried imagery of strong warriors, fierce animals or revered ancestors.
- After loss of tax credit payments from the state and construction delays, a Cook Inlet oil company asks for help.
- Two Juneau women were arrested and charged Wednesday after the station wagon they were in struck a pedestrian, according a Juneau Police Department news release.
- A new federal rule will ban smoking in public housing nationwide. The notice was released Wednesday by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and will take effect in 18 months. But Alaska is looking to do that a lot sooner.