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.
- The Tazlina is the first of two new Alaska Class ferries that the Ketchikan Vigor Alaska shipyard is building for the state. Its two halves are complete and welded together, and shipyard workers are busy getting interior spaces done.
- 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.