Twenty bright and intricate quilts color the upstairs walls of the KTOO building. Members of the Monday Night Sewing Circle and the Gold Street Quilters made these quilts for their own homes or for family and friends. The works include traditional blocks such as the pineapple and kaleidoscope, two lively bargello patterns and a child’s quilt of lively turtles. The quilts may be viewed business hours through October 3.
- Kindred Post owner Christy Namee Eriksen, her staff and other community members whittled 250 entries down to 10 winners, with a priority on artists who've been social marginalized. Their work will be sold in a run of 1,000 postcards in October.
- Researches from the University of Washington used 80 years of data to figure out how much warming fish could withstand. They discovered fish in the tropics are already living in water at the upper end of their threshold.
- The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced Wednesday that it is opening king salmon fishing in Southeast Alaska, beginning Oct. 1.
- Security consultants say they discovered an unsecured online database with information on nearly 600,000 Alaska voters last week.