The Lowdown

Tune in Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. to get The Lowdown on local information about COVID-19.


The Lowdown features guests, updated CDC, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, and local Emergency Services Council recommendations, closures, and more.


Audio from the show will be recorded each day and posted here.


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The Lowdown — Friday, August 14, 2020

Today on The Lowdown, host Jared Griffin touches on community questions with members of the Emergency Operations Center: Mike Tvenge, Elsa DeHart, Jim Mullican, and Megan Christainsen. Tune in while we discuss everything from handling tsunamis during a pandemic, the most recent airport procedures, seafood industry Covid-19 updates, senior community precaution updates, and exactly what are we waiting for to …

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The Lowdown — Friday, July 3, 2020

We’ve heard from teachers and administrators about the final two and a half months of school this year. Today we heard from three students – telling us first-hand what it was like to suddenly deal with distance learning. Listen to an informative, thoughtful, and entertaining edition of The Lowdown. Our guests for this edition were: Ephrem Oliver, 3rd grade at …

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