The small Czech village of Lidice was brutally burned and buried as the village men, women, and children were separated and sent to prison death camps on this tragic day of June 9th of 1942. The statue of the Lidice children and the nearby rose garden honors the children’s memory and stands as a tribute to harmony and companionship. You are invited overcome sadness and cruelty with music of peace and friendship on Crosscurrents, 6/9 at 8 a.m.
- Most places in Alaska are wetter than normal for August, but it's been especially rainy in Ketchikan.
- Southeast Alaska lawmakers spent time during the legislative session working to protect regional interests, including the ferry system.
- The judge gave the federal prosecutor 60 days to consider whether to pursue the death penalty. The defendant, Kenneth Manzanares of Santa Clara, Utah, pleaded not guilty to the first-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Kristy.
- A crosswalk in a downtown Juneau neighborhood is constantly being painted over in rainbow colors. Depending on who you ask, It's either an expression of creativity or simple vandalism.