Newscast – Wednesday, July 29, 2020

In this newscast:

  • Gov. Dunleavy announces non-residents will no longer have the option to be tested for COVID-19 on arrival at airports,
  • a municipal organization leader questions if second-class boroughs have the legal authority to impose health mandates,
  • Alaska State Troopers continue investigating a Petersburg area car crash that killed four,
  • Republicans are campaigning against fellow Republican Rep. David Eastman of Wasilla,
  • the U.S. Department of Interior announces it will open its first office dedicated to investigating cold cases of murdered and missing indigenous people,
  • a Juneau hiker walks into a strange sign on the trail about “poop pumping,”
  • Juneau is on track to break a summer rainfall record, and
  • local parks officials close Twin Lakes to swimming because of high levels of fecal bacteria.

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