Newscast – Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020

In this newscast:

  • Legislative leaders and Permanent Fund Corp. managers talk strategy to protect the fund,
  • a major Alaska public employees’ union alleges the state is improperly seeking to outsource IT jobs,
  • locals flag a huge increase in trash going to Juneau’s  landfill from cruise ships last season,
  • the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska organizes a food and supplies drive Southeast communities cutoff from ferry service,
  • a bill in the Alaska Legislature would give lawmakers oversight of any sale, transfer or disposal of state ferries,
  • the National Park Service says it intends to open the entire Denali Park Road by early June, and
  • Donald Trump Jr. gets a permit to hunt a grizzly bear outside of Nome later this year.

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