Newscast – Friday, October 2, 2020

In this newscast:

  • The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska held its 85th Tribal Assembly yesterday. For the first time it was held virtually and it was a condensed version of the usual three-day event.
  • Summer is typically the money-making season for many Alaska businesses, as tourists flock to the state. But this summer, the COVID-19 pandemic made that a lot harder.
  • Petersburg has seen an unusual amount of black bears in town this year. Biologists think the bears natural food sources have been hard to come by.
  • Lawmakers from Southeast are adding their voices to requests for a disaster declaration for the 2020 commercial salmon fishing season.
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