Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish scientist and inventor, born on the 3rd of March 1847, most renowned for his ground-breaking creation of the telephone. Bell’s spirit is behind Gavin and Wyatt as they retrieve the telephone on the canine switchboard while John reclaims phone tunes acting as studio music DJ on the radio. You are invited to answer the call and dial-in the receiver to Crosscurrents, 3/3 at 8 a.m.
- For the second time this year, a Republican from Matanuska-Susitna Borough left the state Senate majority caucus.
- The U.S. Senate is working on the health care bill, and Alaska health commissioner Valerie Davidson is in Washington, D.C., to meet with Alaska's senators, Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski. One-quarter of Alaska's population currently is covered by Medicaid.
- Police posted this security video of the suspect on its Facebook page and described him as white, 25 to 30 years old, 6-foot-3 and skinny with scruffy facial hair.
- Uber and Lyft are negotiating with the City and Borough of Juneau over the collection of the city's sales tax. The companies insist it's the drivers' responsibility to collect and remit the 5 percent tax on fares.