Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 10, 2021

A woman in a wood-panelled building
Sen. Lora Reinbold, R-Eagle River, smiles before taking her seat on the Senate floor on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 in Juneau, Alaska. (Rashah McChesney/KTOO). Reinbold was banned from the Capitol in Juneau on Wednesday March 10, 2020 for not complying with COVID-19 safety precautions.

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska lawmakers ban a state senator from the Capitol for not complying with COVID-19 safety rules. And, biologists are warning about invasive Zebra mussels showing up in Alaska. Plus, a kitten lost on the Matanuska ferry is found in Juneau and returned to its family in Haines.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin, Tegan Hanlon and Kavitha George in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman, Rashah McChesney and Claire Stremple in Juneau
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai

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 ?