In Friday’s news:
- Conservatives in Congress threatening to shut down the federal government;
- Alaska State Troopers still looking for 28-year-old Peter Jackson of Unalakleet;
- Dry weather and warm temperatures continuing to spread interior Alaska wildfires;
- Nome gold miner Kenny Hughes says mining has a big impact on city economy;
- Committee deciding whether Anchorage should bid for 2026 Winter Olympics.