In a story that’s suddenly being reported everywhere. Dutton publishing company has announced an upcoming book written by a former Navy SEAL involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Turns out, the SEAL is from Alaska. Fox News revealed his identity yesterday (Thursday), but got certain details about him wrong.
KSTK’s Anne Hillman in Wrangell found out more.
- Auke Bay Elementary nurse Luann Powers says lice are mostly a nuisance and explains how parents should deal with them.
- Alaska's leaders are getting ready for tough negotiations over how the state will deal with its multibillion-dollar budget hole. How much the oil and gas industry should help fill that hole will be an especially controversial question for the legislature this session.
- A local native corporation is suing the city formerly known as Barrow, demanding it halts the official name-change to Utqiagvik. At least for now. The official switch from Barrow to Utqiagvik is scheduled to go into affect today.
- For a small group of students at Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College in Homer, rebuilding skeletons is all in a day’s work. This fall, they assembled a baby orca skeleton as part of an eight-week class.