A bakery pie tin became a flying plastic disc when it began to be sold on January 13, 1957. Gavin and Wyatt as dogs enjoy chasing discs at the playground while John as host likes playing tunes at the radio station. Even if you do not catch the flying disc with the dogs, you can still catch the radio show with the host on Crosscurrents, 1/13 at 8 a.m.
- The National Endowment for the Arts has named a Chilkat weaver from Juneau as one of its nine National Heritage Fellows. Anna Brown Ehlers, 62, has been recognized for her mastery of this challenging art form that's specific to Southeast Alaska and parts of British Columbia.
- The state Legislature's conference committee cut $8 million from the University of Alaska's budget on Wednesday, a softer blow than the nearly $22 million reduction proposed by the state Senate.
- “Real Boy” is the story of a trangender youth who is building a career as a musician in the Bay Area of California. The film was directed by Shaleece Haas, a former news intern at KCAW in Sitka.
- Gov. Jay Inslee called a third special session Wednesday and demanded that House Democrats and Senate Republicans get to the table and get a deal.