The birthday of Robert Redford, who has been called the “Godfather of Indie Film” as founder of the Sundance Film Festival inspires a playlist of indie rock. Gavin and Wyatt hope to be chosen for his next indie production as John selects indie rock tunes for the radio production. You can listen to the indie-rock-assembly on Crosscurrents, 8/18 at 8 a.m.
- Friday is likely to be the first time uniformed Juneau police officers have marched in their sister city's Canada Day parade.
- The Missile Defense Agency announced Thursday a contract with the state-run launch facility that could be worth as much as $80 million over the next six years.
- An ordinance that would have removed the invocation, or prayer, from the start of Kenai Assembly meetings proved to be such a hot topic that it was dropped before even being officially taken up.
- The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast from sun up until sun down, is drawing to a close.