“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.
- In visits to the Lower 48, Alaskans may have caught a ride in an Uber or Lyft car. Now, people around the state can use the ride-sharing companies at home. This month, Alaska became the latest state to make way for the transportation apps.
- It’s do-or-die week in Olympia. It's cliché to say, but if lawmakers don’t pass a budget and send it to the governor for his signature before midnight on Friday, state government will go into partial shutdown. Washington lawmakers are optimistic that won’t happen.
- The management slate won this year’s Sealaska board election. Three incumbents and a newcomer who ran with them beat out eight independent candidates.
- A local archaeologist says there may be the remains of a historic Alutiiq fish trap on the north end of Kodiak Island. Those types of man-made formations are rare to discover in the region, he said.