Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 25, 2019

Emergency-service officials at Fairbanks International Airport, Eielson Air Force Base no longer train with firefighting foam containing PFAS. (KUAC file photo)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Fire-fighting foam containing PFAS works well for putting out burning airplanes, but is it worth the risk of contaminating drinking water? Also: Raising the next generation of Lingít speakers in a language immersion program for kids.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.
  • Katherine Rose in Sitka
  • Jacob Resneck, Zoe Grueskin and Adelyn Baxter in Juneau
  • Tim Ellis and Robyne in Fairbanks
  • Tripp Crouse in Anchorage
  • Kavitha George in Kodiak