The ‘Fifteen Guinea Special’ on 11 August 1968 was the last steam-hauled passenger service of the British Railways network before a steam train prohibition. Gavin and Wyatt enjoy riding on the KRNN locomotive while John appreciates broadcasting from the KRNN studio. We hope you can “climb on board” the musical locomotion in honor of steam locomotives on Crosscurrents, 8/11 at 8 a.m.
- Legislators are considering a special audit of the Alaska Mental Health Trust and how the trustees are investing its money.
- Cynthia Franklin, who helped guide Alaska's work in setting up the state's legal marijuana industry, is resigning as director of the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office.
- An online controversy spread to the halls of city government in Anchorage on Tuesday, with accusations flying about fake news, liberal media bias and a militant Islamic training camp in Wasilla that does not exist.
- Former Sen. John Glenn has died at 95. After a career as a Marine pilot, Glenn was chosen as an astronaut. He was the third American in space.