Newscast — Monday, March 9, 2020


In this newscast:

  • Kodiak Island Borough Assembly gets a brief education on the coronavirus, COVID-19 and measures to protect local residents.
  • State public health officials moved Friday to calm Alaskans’ anxiety about coronavirus testing, saying the state has the resources it needs.
  • Organizers are cancelling the Arctic Winter Games in Whitehorse due to coronavirus fears.
  • After 10 years of certification, Gulf of Alaska cod will have its blue-sticker sustainability label suspended starting next month.
  • An audio postcard from a “trailgate” party in Anchorage, at the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race.

All that, plus Fish Radio and the Island Messenger community bulletin. Fish Radio is provided by Laine Welch at

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