Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday September 2, 2020

A close of up photo of wild blueberries on the vine
Wild blueberries grow in many areas of Alaska. Berry picking is a popular activity during the summer (Photo courtesy of Kirsten Swann)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Student athletes at the University of Alaska Anchorage try to save their sports programs. And, seafood workers in Petersburg discuss living on a closed campus all season. Plus, the chemistry and health benefits of blueberries. 

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Tegan Hanlon and Nat Herz in Anchorage
  • Corrine Smith in Petersburg
  • Greg Kim in Bethel