He’ll talk with Marianne Mills and Zach Hosid about the Meals on Wheels program; Ann Secrest from AARP in Anchorage will introduce earnedasay.org, a website to inform and collect opinions on Social Security and Medicare in this election year; and Cynthia Nickerson will drop in to announce the Step Out Agains Diabetes Fun Walk scheduled at 9 Saturday morning at the Safeway parking lot.
- About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation.
- Andy Larson, 79, and Matthew Hanes, 32, hoisted from S/V Rafiki about 170 miles south of Sand Point early Wednesday.
- The company that sent the first big luxury cruise ship through U.S. and Canadian Arctic waters is preparing the Crystal Serenity for a repeat performance in 2017. But one expert believes this year’s historic transit doesn’t mean the Arctic is likely to become a hotspot for global shipping anytime soon.
- Federal fisheries oversight required in some busy Alaska salmon fisheries