Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Lily Hope weaving a Chilkat blanket in 2016. (Elizabeth Jenkins/KTOO)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Teacher recruitment to rural Alaska is hampered by the pandemic. And, a Chilkat weaver reflects the pandemic in her art. Plus: A barge takes an unexpected trip down the Kuskokwim River.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin and Tegan Hanlon in Anchorage
  • Kavitha George in Kodiak
  • Claire Stremple in Haines
  • Caroline Lester in Unalaska
  • Greg Kim in Bethel
  • Jacob Resneck and Elizabeth Jenkins in Juneau