Bob Shontz of the National Weather Service tells us what has been happening in Southeast Alaska weather while Barbara Lindh of Eaglecrest Ski Area previews some events — including fireworks — planned for this weekend during their regular Friday segment on KTOO’s Morning Edition.
- An Alaskan has joined President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team. The Trump team has selected former state senator Jerry Ward as its liaison to the 500-plus federally recognized tribes.
- "I think it's really fun to get a chance to meet the governor and to eat cookies," said Michelle Weaver.
- Juneau Police Department Lt. David Campbell said the student who potentially made shooting threats against Thunder Mountain High School is no longer a threat.
- At least 80 percent of the Department of Environmental Conservation's contaminated sites contain petroleum.