In Thursday’s news:
- Fires burning south of McGrath yesterday;
- Man killed and woman seriously injured after hitting a moose on Glenn Highway;
- State opening disaster assistance center in Galena;
- Senator Lisa Murkowski has written President Obama for federal aid for Galena and other flooded communities;
- Record temperatures were set again in Nome yesterday;
- Governor Sean Parnell has signed legislation aimed at rural education;
- Five historic aircraft are landing in Nome this afternoon.