Alaska News July 01, 2020

KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Blood Bank of Alaska seeks donations from COVID-19 survivors; Ahead of holiday weekend, state leaders discuss COVID-19 impacts on Alaska; ‘Fireworks and pets don’t mix:’ Keep pets safe this Fourth of July; Alaska Potbelly Pig Rescue helps mini pigs find good homes and more ->

KTUU: Kenai Fjords Tours pauses operations after staff test positive for COVID-19; Singer from popular Alaska band speaks out about COVID-19 diagnosis; Watch here: 11:00 a.m. Mat-Su Press Conference; ASD Summer Food Service Program update as some sites close; Momma O’s is back in business and more ->

KTOO Public Media: Neiman Marcus filed for bankruptcy, but lawsuit is moving ahead over ‘Ravenstail knitted coat’; Effort to have term limits for Sealaska board fails, and other news from the 2020 annual meeting; Alaska’s economy is headed for an ‘income cliff’ at end of July, when pandemic unemployment checks stop; Protections for Alaskans facing foreclosures, evictions and repossession end on July 1; Hilcorp to quietly take over BP’s stakes in Prudhoe Bay and other oil field assets and more ->

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel Offering Free Hotel Quarantine For Travelers Going To Village From Anchorage and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: University of Alaska Board of Regents begins search for interim UA system president; City CARES Act fund applications set to go live on July 1; will be available to individuals and businesses; Golden Heart History: The S.S. Nenana, Lady of the River; Firm to offer balloon rides from Alaska to the edge of space and more ->

Suzanne Downing, Must Read Alaska: Old Glory joined by Alaska flag on Flattop Mountain; ‘Cancel culture’ petitions continue: Rename Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and more ->

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