“Old Man And The Sea” author, Ernest Hemingway, was born July 21st 1899, and would later receive the Pulitzer Prize and Nobel literary medal. Gavin and Wyatt are ready to climb on board the KRNN boat with the “old man” before he “goes out to sea.” Do not worry about sharks as you join John when he goes out to “fish” for Hemingway birthday tunes on Crosscurrents, 7/21.
- The Alaska Marine Highway is taking reservations for October through April sailings. The schedule changed so the Matanuska can get new engines.
- The U.S. Department of Labor says the state ferry system is violating the Family and Medical Leave Act. It's filed a civil complaint in federal court.
- Formerly bankrupt Miller Energy Resources and its subsidiaries want cash-credit payments its owed, frozen until lawsuit is resolved.
- Anchorage Police are searching for five people involved in an assault and kidnapping in East Anchorage. Police say the suspects abducted and beat Abshir Mohammed, 24, on Sunday in a house on the 6500 block of Cimmaron Circle.