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.
- Our weekly education news roundup: Trump administration unveils its 2018 budget proposal; DeVos talks school choice in Indianapolis, then faces a grilling from lawmakers.
- DOD inspectors declined the offer and "at no time viewed the remains" during a review of the mortuary at Dover Air Force Base. The Air Force says it will investigate the incident.
- Evacuations are underway, with helicopters and boats trying to reach stranded communities. More than 100 more people are missing, the country's disaster management center says.
- The district has already eliminated about 30 positions -- about 17 were for teachers and tutors.