In this newscast:
- The Alaska Marine Highway System has stopped selling tickets beyond the end of September in response to Gov. Dunleavy’s proposed budget,
- the governor’s administration has also directed the Department of Transportation to look into closing or selling state-owned airports,
- U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan says President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to direct money to the southern boarder is “probably legal,”
- and how an Anchorage teacher tackles the controversial topic of climate change in the classroom.
- Jeff Clements says 19 states and 800 American cities have already adopted resolutions supporting the amendment. Alaska isn't one of them.
- Anchorage Assembly members are considering whether to spend $100,000 to hire an independent analyst to monitor an ongoing modernization project at the Port of Alaska.
- The investigation was prompted by a hospital safety officer warning that API staff were excessively restraining and isolating patients, as well as using force in ways that violate the facility’s own guidelines.
- Sen. Lisa Murkowski is talking about global warming more than ever. While the Green New Deal is a lightning rod in Congress, Murkowski says she's reaching for what's politically possible.