Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The Wilderness Adventurer, an Uncruise Adventures boat, tied up in Juneau on July 31, 2020.
The Wilderness Adventurer, an Uncruise Adventures boat, tied up in Juneau on July 31, 2020. On Aug. 1, the ship was the first tourism passenger ship to sail in Southeast Alaska during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Jennifer Pemberton / KTOO)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska’s only cruise this year turned back to Juneau with a COVID-19 case on board. And, enrollment in the state’s largest school district is down. Plus, syphilis cases in Alaska have more than doubled in the last year.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman and Jennifer Pemberton in Juneau
  • Tripp Crouse in Anchorage
  • Wesley Early in Kotzebue
  • Emily Hofstaedter in Nome
  • Claire Stremple in Haines