In Thursday’s News:
- Gov. Parnell tells commissioners to use restraint when writing budgets;
- Sen. Murkowski to hold a forum on impacts on federal health care law;
- Helicopter pilot who died near Delta Junction identified;
- Oil containment and clean up to begin today after sheen spotted from sunken vessel near Sitka;
- First Chinese vessel – the icebreaker Xuelong – transits Northwest Passage.