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.
- More than 5,000 people may come to the Fairbanks area over the next four years as part of the move to base two squadrons of F-35 fighters at Eielson Air Force Base. The latest estimate announced Monday is well above the previous estimate of 3,500. The bigger population increase is expected to place a greater burden on local services.
- Blue king crabs around the Pribilof Islands are getting their first major assessment in more than 30 years.
- A new court case argues that the way in which state juries are selected in Alaska discriminates against rural, Native communities. The case could significantly impact the Delta’s court system if it’s successful.