The latest local, state, and regional news is compiled from reports from the KTOO newsroom, CoastAlaska stations, wire services, the Alaska Public Radio Network, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and can be heard as often as five times each morning during Morning Edition.
- To beautify and dry out a wet section of your yard, Master Gardener Ed Buyarski recommends ligularia, primose, highbush cranberry, dogwood, cottonwood, and willow.
- Juneau Police Lt. Krag Campbell said gas thefts are an ongoing issue around Juneau. The typical telltale sign is a damaged fuel door, though, not a tank drilled out from underneath the vehicle.
- The Aleutian Islands served as the battleground for some of the bloodiest conflicts on American soil since the Civil War. But most people have never heard of the Battle of Attu, the invasion of Kiska, or even the Aleutian campaign. A Japanese filmmaker wants to change that.
- The beloved playground burned down last year. Construction on the new and improved playground should wrap up in September.