Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019

Anchorage municipal workers move firewood containers on Westchester Lagoon on Tuesday, Dec. 31. 2019, in preparation of the evening’s fireworks show. Warm weather left a layer of water on the icy lagoon. (Tegan Hanlon/Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

The Haines community is shaken after an avalanche kills two young men. Plus, wildlife officials try to strike a balance between oil drilling and animal conservation. And, the city of Anchorage closes out the year by setting a new warm weather record.

Reports tonight from:

  • Matt Miller in Juneau
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan
  • Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel
  • Nat Herz, Tegan Hanlon, Zachariah Hughes and Annie Feidt in Anchorage