On June 10, 1752, legend has it that Benjamin Franklin tied a key to some string and flew his kite during a lightning storm to experiment with electricity. Gavin, the dog, watches for signs of lightning in the sky while John, the host, looks for music in the library to honor Franklin’s kite experiment. You will sense the electricity in the air as you listen to Crosscurrents, 6/10 at 8 a.m.
- Alaska’s economy could suffer as a result of China’s 25 percent tariff on American seafood imports and that worries U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski. In a written statement, Murkowski urges President Donald Trump to reach a trade policy with China that protects the export market.
- A regional theater company in Alaska has furloughed its employees after officials say it faced several years of financial problems.
- Juneau residents gathered at Savikko Park this weekend to celebrate the region’s mining and logging industries once again.
- Alaska Republican U.S. senators are supporting a bipartisan bill that seeks to ensure states' ability to regulate legal marijuana industries.