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.
- The Department of the Interior announced today that 29 local Alaska governments would receive $29.7 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes funds, or PILT.
- In visits to the Lower 48, Alaskans may have caught a ride in an Uber or Lyft car. Now, people around the state can use the ride-sharing companies at home. This month, Alaska became the latest state to make way for the transportation apps.
- It’s do-or-die week in Olympia. It's cliché to say, but if lawmakers don’t pass a budget and send it to the governor for his signature before midnight on Friday, state government will go into partial shutdown. Washington lawmakers are optimistic that won’t happen.
- The management slate won this year’s Sealaska board election. Three incumbents and a newcomer who ran with them beat out eight independent candidates.