Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 31, 2020

Rep. Gary Knopp, R-Soldotna, speaks during a House Minority press availability in April 2017. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

An Alaska state representative and six others died today after two planes collided midair near Soldotna. And, critics say a recent environmental policy change could cut the public out of the process. Plus, how did a decertified police officer find work at a Sitka jail?

Reports tonight from:

  • Tegan Hanlon and Kavitha George in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman, Elizabeth Jenkins and Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Greg Kim in Mertarvik