In Honor of National Aviation Day, MsG reads two stories:
“The Day I Sprouted Wings” by J. Herman Banning
“Flying – A Dream Come True!” by Ida M. Tarbell
She explains the stories are “in dedication to all the “flyboys and girls” who taught me the science of aviation and how to love flying.”
- 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.