The first pre-sliced and wrapped loaf of bread, packaged by the Chillicothe Baking Company, arrived in stores on July 7, 1928, to the credit of bread slicer inventor Otto Frederick Rohwedder. Gavin and Wyatt play tug with an un-sliced loaf as John avoids loafing around while he slices off some tunes for your enjoyment. You are invited to get out the jam and jelly to listen to the music on Crosscurrents, 7/7 at 8 a.m.
- Owners of the dilapidated Bergmann Hotel say they are selling their downtown properties. The historic hotel was shut down in March after being condemned by the city over safety hazards.
- The remains of Kyle Stevens, 31, have been found. Missing after taking off from Russian Mission last week, Stevens’ body was recovered Friday in the Yukon River near the village. The crashed plane was found days earlier.
- Tribal groups from opposite ends of the state have formed an alliance to fight mines they say threaten traditional fisheries.
- The deadline for bids and public comment on a proposed Haines-area timber sale has been extended. The University of Alaska is offering up 400 acres of old growth Sitka spruce and western hemlock on the Chilkat Peninsula.