Newscast — Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020

In this newscast: The state has dropped plans to move Alaskan inmates to out-of-state prisons; water pressure at Juneau’s Thunder Mountain mobile home park dropped to a trickle earlier this month and some residents say they’re frustrated with how the situation was handled; and limited ferry service for Southeast Alaska communities this summer; some will be completely cut off.

Newscast — Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020

In this newscast, Senate majority strips three Republicans of their leadership positions on the first day of the legislative session; lawmakers get sobering news about the budget; House lawmakers held a hearing on the first day of the session to galvanize support for the ferry system; and inclement weather kept census workers out of Toksook Bay until afternoon on the first day of the U.S. Census

Newscast – Monday, Jan. 20, 2020

In this newscast: Juneau’s state lawmakers met with city staff and Assembly members to talk about the start of the legislative session; the story of a strange case the state Supreme Court decided in the fall; the RCA agreed to hold a six-hour public hearing on the Hilcorp-BP deal, denying a request by the companies to skip one; and prosecutors in Nevada have dismissed all charges against a former Alaska political consultant who was accused of assaulting his former fiancee.

Newscast – Friday, Jan. 10, 2020

In this newscast: 

A Superior Court judge rules that the effort to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy may proceed, 
officials release 32 pieces of legislation state lawmakers have filed ahead of the legislative session, 
the state Department of Corrections is behind schedule on moving inmates to private prisons in the Lower 48, 
Ketchikan’s borough mayor wants to use cruise ship passenger fees to build a 40-acre park, 
potential buyers kick around ideas for the site of a former sawmill in Wrangell that’s up for sale, 
a juvenile justice worker sues the state seeking $19 million in a sexual harassment lawsuit, 
city officials warn residents to take measures to keep their pipes from freezing, and 
a small town in Michigan is buying an odor-detection device to crack down on the skunky smell of homegrown marijuana.