Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

Starting October 1, 2020, Alaska residents will need to present a REAL ID compliant license/ID, or another acceptable form of identification, for accessing Federal facilities, entering nuclear power plants, and boarding commercial aircraft. (Photo courtesy of Alaska Department of Administration)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

State archivists worry about increasing distance between Alaska and it’s federal records. Plus: Researchers study a new approach to disaster communications in a small town. And, rural Alaskans struggle to obtain compliant Real IDs and lawmakers haven’t figured out how to help them yet. 

Reports tonight from:

Andrew Kitchenman and Elizabeth Jenkins in Juneau
Nat Herz in Anchorage
Wesley Early in Kotzebue
Krysti Shallenberger in Bethel
Robert Woolsey in Sitka