In Friday’s News:
- Social Security payments to switch to electronic payment March 1st, recipients wanting a paper check need to fill out waiver;
- Sen. Begich co-sponsoring legislation aimed at improving mental health care;
- New trial date set for Teddy Kyle Smith, charged with attempted murder, assault, etc.;
- Coast Guard still investigating mystery petroleum source found at St. Lawrence Island;
- Rep. Bryce Edgmon to serve as chair of Alaska House’s Bush Caucus.