Newscast – Friday, Feb. 28, 2020

In this newscast:

  • The House Finance Committee sends the state operating budget bill to the full House,
  • Alaska politicians and oil execs react to J.P. Morgan Chase announcing it will stop financing new oil and gas projects in the Arctic,
  • Census workers assigned to Arctic communities flag administrative problems,
  • state transportation officials plan Thane Road avalanche control for Saturday afternoon,
  • U.S. Navy will be training for underwater explosives disposal in Gastineau Channel on Saturday,
  • the population of a huge caribou herd in the western Arctic are stabilizing,
  • authorities charge a former substitute teacher in Kivalina with child exploitation,
  • a young cancer survivor from Florida gets his wish fulfilled to make a snowman in Alaska, and
  • a winter storm watch is in effect for Juneau from Saturday evening to Sunday morning.

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