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.
- A tsunami warning drill takes place once a year, and one village in Southeast has not forgotten the importance of being ready when disaster strikes.
- Nome turns into a bit of a carnival when the Iditarod winner mushes into town. For nearly a week, racers continue arriving before the banquet that officially concludes each year’s Iditarod.
- An M-44, which sprays predators with sodium cyanide, detonated on a teen and his dog earlier this month in Idaho. Now the family and others are petitioning the USDA to end its use of the devices.
- The Mental Health Trust Authority owns lands in Petersburg it wants to swap for Tongass National Forest acreage elsewhere in the region. Resulting timber sales would raise money for the Trust.