Newscast — Friday, April 23, 2021

In this newscast:

  • Mayor Beth Weldon announced today that she’s running for mayor for a second term.
  • The coronavirus pandemic took a heavy toll on tourism and consequently the aviation industry.
  • KTOO’S Jeremy Hsieh speaks to a reporter in Key West, Florida about the parallels in local activists’ efforts to reduce cruise ship traffic.
  • The Alaska House has passed a bill to prevent teachers from being laid off over the next two years.