The New York Sun newspaper in a six-part series of articles published on August 25, 1835, reported how an astronomer had used a new telescope to discover that life on the moon included a community of winged humanoids. Gavin and Wyatt gaze to the sky for lunar life creatures while John looks to the library for full moon music . It will be an all-lunar-tune playlist and it is no hoax that you are invited to listen to Crosscurrents, 8/25 at 8 a.m.
- So far, the Juneau School District has enrolled about 230 more students than it expected. If the higher enrollment remains true in October, the district could get enough additional state funding to cover a near $200,000 deficit.
- Juneau-based nonprofit, Southeast Alaska Land Trust, was denied its property tax exemption earlier this year. Now the Assembly will take another look.
- "A lot of ice experts, including myself, thought we were headed for a record year minimum," said Hajo Eicken, a professor at the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.