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.”
- During a brief layover Wednesday in Ketchikan on her way to Sitka, Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski talked about the state’s Republican primary campaign, and about the presidential election.
- More Alaskans are driving electric cars. The same is true for California, Oregon and Washington state. But many people continue to consider the vehicles as too small, difficult to use and no more than a novelty.
- Master Gardener Ed Buyarski reminds us to ventilate our greenhouse, harvest our garlic and raspberries, deadhead any finished flowers, and eradicate all slugs.
- AT&T's announced plans to upgrade the network by summer of 2016 have stalled. And people in Skagway have noticed, as they slog through another summer of cell phone problems.