KTOO’s midday newscast for Tuesday, March 7, 2017. In this newscast: The Juneau Assembly exempts cruise ship sales in port from the city’s sales tax and tees up more money for fighting a cruise ship industry lawsuit, Alaska Fish & Game issues an emergency order blocking king salmon sport fishing in the area and cancelling Juneau’s Annual Spring King Salmon Derby, and Gov. Bill Walker introduces a bill aimed at curbing opioid abuse and overdoses.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Monday, March 6, 2017. In this newscast: A body is found in Gastineau Channel, a lone skier who hiked to an out-of-boundaries mountain gets caught in an avalanche, Rep. Ivy Spohnholz calls for more price transparency in common health care procedures, and the Alaska Trauma System reporters a significant increase in intentional firearm injuries.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Thursday, March 2, 2017. In this newscast: House lawmakers hear public testimony largely opposed to a new oil and gas tax overhaul, the National Weather Service expects 6 to 10 inches of snow to accumulate in the area, and many of Ketchikan’s wastewater systems aren’t meeting federal water quality standards.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. In this newscast, a Jewish center in Anchorage and around the country are hit with bomb threats, street improvements are underway on South Franklin Street in Juneau, and the FCC approves 100 percent foreign ownership of KINY’s parent company.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. In this newscast, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski discusses her views of the Trump presidency, a new push to open the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to oil development, and
the Coast Guard moves ahead with design study contracts for new heavy polar icebreakers.