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.
- Cynthia Franklin, who helped guide Alaska's work in setting up the state's legal marijuana industry, is resigning as director of the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office.
- An online controversy spread to the halls of city government in Anchorage on Tuesday, with accusations flying about fake news, liberal media bias and a militant Islamic training camp in Wasilla that does not exist.
- Former Sen. John Glenn has died at 95. After a career as a Marine pilot, Glenn was chosen as an astronaut. He was the third American in space.
- In the past two months, 300 dead puffins have washed up on St. Paul Island, alarming residents who had only seen six carcasses over the last decade. The die-off appears to be slowing down now, but scientists say it could be the sign of a much larger ecosystem problem.