Newscast – Thursday, March 5, 2020

In this newscast:

  • The state officials leading Alaska’s coronavirus preparations brief state lawmakers to keep calm and keep informed,
  • port towns wonder what safeguards and extraordinary measures officials can take to keep possible cruise ship-borne coronavirus out,
  • House lawmakers turn their attention to permanent fund dividend checks,
  • the Juneau Raptor Center cares for two eagles that turned up with neurological damage,
  • a Kaktovik man gets sentenced for letting a polar bear he killed outside his house go to waste,
  • deep snow along the Iditarod trail suggests this year’s racers will need a lot of patience, and
  • the National Weather Service issues a high wind warning in effect until 6 a.m. Friday.

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