Alaska News Nightly: Monday, August 17, 2020

The Porcupine Caribou herd in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain. (Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

What to know about the latest science on kids and the coronavirus. And, the Interior Department gives the go ahead for oil drilling in the Arctic refuge. Plus, Alaska’s only Native reservation is suing the state over fishing rights.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin, Nat Herz and Kavitha George in Anchorage
  • Erin McKinstry in Sitka
  • Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
  • Rhonda McBride in Kodiak
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan