Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Firefighters work to protect a home from the McKinley wildfire near the Parks Highway on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Photo by Nat Herz / Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Hundreds of oilfield service company employees lose their jobs as the pandemic continues. Plus: Wildland firefighters prepare for a season with scarce Outside resources. And, retailers at Anchorage’s Dimond Center mall reopen to customers.

Reports tonight from:

  • Tegan Hanlon, Nat Herz, Zachariah Hughes and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks
  • and Ari Snider in Sitka