Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 9, 2020

Musher Mille Porsild at the 2020 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race ceremonial start in Anchorage Saturday, March 7, 2020. (Zachariah Hughes/Alaska Public Media)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Governor Dunleavy tries to reassure Alaskans as the coronavirus upends the global economy. Plus: Training dogs as a rookie Iditarod musher. And, a Wrangell basketball player finally gets a chance to play after spending years on the bench.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman and Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Tripp Crouse and Ben Matheson in Anchorage
  • Kavitha George in Kodiak
  • Greg Kim in Bethel
  • June Leffler in Wrangell