Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Michael Bauzon, a teacher and dean of student affairs at Lumen Christi High School, takes students' temperatures outside.
Michael Bauzon, a teacher and dean of student affairs at Lumen Christi High School, takes students’ temperatures outside on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. The small Catholic school is among a handful of private schools in Anchorage holding in-person classes. Tuesday was the second day of the school year. (Tegan Hanlon/Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

It’s primary election day in Alaska. How is it going? And, private schools in Anchorage start the school year with in-person classes. Plus, a new book details the life of popular writer and radio host Richard Nelson.

Reports tonight from:

  • Kavitha George and Tegan Hanlon in Anchorage
  • Jeremy Hsieh and Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Rhonda McBride in Kodiak
  • Robert Woolsey in Sitka