We’ll talk with organizers involved with Saturday’s Coast Guard Family Association’s 70’s Party; Katrina Pearson, from Hearthside Books, will be here to talk about book groups and Banned Books Week; we’ll tackle the subject of High School Football; and we’ll get a preview of some of this weekend’s live music offerings with Sean McCole and Joe Karson.
- A National Weather Service meteorologist says warm ocean temperatures and less sea ice suggest this year's winter could be close to normal.
- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has ordered that Native communities and their traditional ecological knowledge be considered in future federal land management decisions.
- The first marijuana shop in the state has its license to open and it's in Skagway. The Remedy Shoppe must now wait for the state to give the green light to marijuana testing facilities before its shelves are stocked.
- Sen. Dan Sullivan said he is trying to make Congress aware of more than 30 villages that still don't have running water or sewers.