Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 27, 2020

A course of sandbags laid over the top of an 8-foot-tall dam to slow the Tanana river current in 2016. Volunteers in Interior Alaska are preparing for the 2020 flood season by filling up thousands of sandbags. (Photo by Tim Ellis, KUAC – Fairbanks)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

The BP-Hilcorp sale moves forward under new financial terms. Plus: state officials focus on ramping up coronavirus testing. And, Interior Alaska communities begin flood preparations.

Reports tonight from:

  • Tegan Hanlon and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman, Elizabeth Jenkins and Jeremy Hsieh in Juneau
  • Robert Woolsey in Sitka
  • Krysti Shallenberger in Bethel
  • Tim Ellis in Delta Junction