KTOO’s midday newscast for Tuesday, March 14, 2017. In this newscast: the City and Borough of Juneau preps for a budget with more belt tightening, a fourth Iditarod dog dies, lawyers for Alaska man charged in the Ft. Lauderdale shooting rampage in January say their client has mental illnesses but can stand trial, and there’s more snow in the local forecast with high avalanche risk.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Thursday, March 9, 2017. In this newscast: Juneau leaders look into more options for helping the homeless get through winter ahead of the anti-camping ordinance taking effect, the state health commissioner reacts to federal proposals to shift health care costs back to the states, and Alaska’s U.S. senators push back against big cuts to the Coast Guard’s budget in President Donald Trump’s proposed budget.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Tuesday, March 7, 2017. In this newscast: The Juneau Assembly exempts cruise ship sales in port from the city’s sales tax and tees up more money for fighting a cruise ship industry lawsuit, Alaska Fish & Game issues an emergency order blocking king salmon sport fishing in the area and cancelling Juneau’s Annual Spring King Salmon Derby, and Gov. Bill Walker introduces a bill aimed at curbing opioid abuse and overdoses.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Monday, March 6, 2017. In this newscast: A body is found in Gastineau Channel, a lone skier who hiked to an out-of-boundaries mountain gets caught in an avalanche, Rep. Ivy Spohnholz calls for more price transparency in common health care procedures, and the Alaska Trauma System reporters a significant increase in intentional firearm injuries.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Thursday, March 2, 2017. In this newscast: House lawmakers hear public testimony largely opposed to a new oil and gas tax overhaul, the National Weather Service expects 6 to 10 inches of snow to accumulate in the area, and many of Ketchikan’s wastewater systems aren’t meeting federal water quality standards.
KTOO’s midday newscast for Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. In this newscast, a Jewish center in Anchorage and around the country are hit with bomb threats, street improvements are underway on South Franklin Street in Juneau, and the FCC approves 100 percent foreign ownership of KINY’s parent company.