BC-AK--Alaska Weekend Digest,ADVISORY, AK
AP Alaska’s weekend plans:
MOVING SUNDAY FOR MONDAY AMs:
JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska education advocate Alyse Galvin is among the wave of women candidates hoping to be elected to the U.S. House this fall. The independent is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young. Young is expected to win his Aug. 21 primary. Galvin’s primary opponents are Democrats Dimitri Shein and Carol Hafner and independent Christopher Cumings. Hafner doesn’t live in Alaska. By Becky Bohrer. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.
AP MEMBER EXCHANGES, MOVING SATURDAY FOR SUNDAY:
EXCHANGE MUSHER TURNED RACER
FAIRBANKS, Alaska — As a youngster, Lance Mackey had a need for speed. By Brad Joyal, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. AP Photos.
EXCHANGE AVIATION MECHANIC
KETCHIKAN, Alaska — Expecting a small company gathering in honor of his 70th birthday, Stephen Sustarich was surprised to receive instead the Federal Aviation Administration’s most prestigious award for aircraft mechanics. By Billy Singleton, Ketchikan Daily News. AP Photos, pursuing.