Newscast — Thursday, September 8, 2022

In this newscast:

  • This year’s Alaska permanent Fund Dividend payout is $3,284;
  • The new, improved COVID-19 booster is available in Juneau;
  • The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District will no longer allow transgender students to use communal bathrooms;
  • The USDA changed the way it’s making $12 million in federal grants available to Alaska communities;
  • Representative-elect Mary Peltola returned home to Bethel for few nights before she heads to Washington D.C.;
  • Alaska mushing icon Lance Mackey is dead at age 52 from throat cancer.

Claire Stremple

Alaska News Reporter, KTOO

I believe every Alaskan has a right to timely information about their health and health systems, and their natural environment and its management. My goal is to report thoughtful stories that inform, inspire and quench the curiosity of listeners across the state.

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