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.
- About 100 people attended a re-election campaign kick off event in Juneau for Gov. Walker and Lt. Gov. Mallott. Walker set aside a few minutes to take our questions.
- Gov. Bill Walker says he wouldn't go through the hassle of calling another special session this year if he didn't expect Alaska legislators to pass the bills on his agenda. But Walker faces an uphill battle in selling skeptical senators on his new tax bill.
- The bow of an abandoned boat could be seen this weekend drifting up and down the Gastineau Channel between Lemon Creek and the Douglas Bridge. A broadcast warning to mariners was issued Saturday, but no further action was being taken as of Sunday afternoon.
- With a surge in vehicle thefts in Anchorage, some residents are taking matters into their own hands. One group mobilizing through Facebook is reuniting stolen vehicles with their owners. Members of the A Team, as they call themselves, say they are filling a void left by overworked police.