Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 8, 2020

Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott addresses the Southeast Conference Mid Session Summit on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Juneau. He urged capital city leaders to talk more with its neighbors about annexation plans. (Photo by Heather Holt)

Stories are posted on the statewide news page. You can subscribe to Alaska Public Media’s newsfeeds via emailpodcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter @AKPublicNews

Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

How Alaska’s correctional facilities are navigating the pandemic. And, Alaska Native leader and Former Lt. Governor Byron Mallott has died. Plus: How federal funds may be split across the state’s transportation needs.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman, Adelyn Baxter and Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Nat Herz, Liz Ruskin and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • and Robert Woolsey in Sitka