907 Updates March 20, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Iditarod musher Mille Porsild wins Rookie of the Year; DOJ seeks applicants for $65M in grants to fight human trafficking; Palmer chamber creates gift card incentive for local spending and more ->
KTUU: Coast Guard suspends search for Dutch Harbor fisherman; Governor Dunleavy to announce coronavirus economic plan Friday; Tired of ‘Into the Wild’ rescues, locals want bus removed; Dentists, eye doctors and veterinarians must cancel all non-urgent procedures to safeguard personal protective equipment supplies and more ->
KTOO Public Media: Dunleavy: Alaska’s borders with Canada to remain open; With school closures keeping kids home, Alaska families scramble to work and care for children; Cold weather shelter to move into Juneau Arts and Culture Center to improve social distancing; Alaska Marine Highway to turn away passengers with flu-like symptoms and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel Closes Municipal Buildings, Considers Ways To Keep Hauling Water During COVID-19 Outbreak; AVCP Closes Head Start, Museum Indefinitely; Elective Health Procedures Postponed For 3 Months and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Alaska House passes H.B. 308, providing relief for workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic; Fairbanks fitness studio brings classes home during outbreak; Arctic research fieldwork impacted by COVID-19 precautions; Meals on Wheels program looking for volunteers and more ->
The Arctic Sounder: State comes together for Ashley, once again; Northwest Arctic, North Slope issue COVID-19 disaster declarations and more ->
Erin Kirkland, Alaska On The Go: Arizona to Colorado: COVID-19 family travel update
Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: Live blog: Alaska Coronavirus updates – Blood bank needs blood, but…
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Craig Medred: Idit-a-twofer
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (PRWEB) March 20, 2020: Author Kristi Clark’s new book “The Bush Kids” is a true story depicting many of her family’s adventures in the rugged Alaskan wilderness in the 1960s.