Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 5, 2021

A statelite with two panels orbiting over the earth
OneWeb LEO satellite. (Courtesy Shawn Williams/Pacific Dataport)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Governor Dunleavy shares his experience getting sick with COVID-19. And, in Western Alaska, residents are hopeful a new Internet project will have the same impact that cell service did. Plus, a new research technique might help in the study of the endangered Cook Inlet belugas.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Nat Herz and Abbey Collins in Anchorage
  • Greg Kim in Bethel
  • Wesley Early in Kotzebue
  • Robyne in Fairbanks
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai
  • Maggie Nelson in Unalaska

Send us your reflections about the one-year anniversary of the first positive COVID-19 case in Alaska: What was the moment when you realized everything had changed ?