Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, August 13, 2020

A photo of a normal black colored orca breaching in the water at the same time as a mottled white orca.
This grey/white orca T46B1B, nicknamed Tl’uk, was identified by Alaska Sea Adventures off Cape Bendel, Frederick Sound, August 7, 2020. (Photo courtesy of Stephanie Hayes)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Health officials say covid case counts in the state are declining. And, a rare orca swims through the Inside Passage. Plus, Anchorage hospitality workers advocate for assistance from the city Assembly.

Reports tonight from:

  • Tegan Hanlon, Kavitha George, and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Eric Stone and Rebecca Tauber in Ketchikan
  • Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg
  • Hope McKenney in Unalaska