In this newscast:
- The second “Blob,” a massive marine heat wave in the North Pacific, appears to be subsiding, for now,
- Ketchikan city council is skeptical that a proposed program backed by the cruise industry will replace the Ocean Rangers,
- The M/V Matanuska will not return to service in early March. Repairs to the broken ferry have yet to begin.
All that, plus Fish Radio, the Island Messenger community bulletin and Island Byways. Fish Radio is provided by Laine Welch at alaskafishradio.com and Island Byways is produced by KMXT’s Pam Foreman.