Newscast – Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020

In this newscast:

  • The Alaska Marine Highway System is chartering a private ferry to provide interim passenger service between several Southeast communities,
  • the ferry LeConte gets slated for its first stop to Pelican since October,
  • private barge services pick up a lot business for moving cars around with ferry service crippled,
  • Gov. Mike Dunleavy pitches a bill to exchange permanent fund dividends for vouchers to buy state land worth twice the cash value,
  • a rockslide takes out Tatsuda’s IGA in Ketchikan,
  • a snowmachiner is killed by an avalanche in Unalaska, and
  • the Alaska Senate sends the House a bill that would let breweries and distilleries extend their hours and host some live-music events.

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