Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, November 19, 2020

A black and white image of a rescuer in the water
A screengrab from Coast Guard video shows rescue swimmer Grant Roberts (left) and survivor Kurt Brodersen (right), holding on to all that remains of Brodersen’s boat “Irony” — the hatch cover. (Courtesy U.S. Coast Guard)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

What will it take to get a coronavirus vaccine to Alaska’s rural and remote communities? And, a shipwrecked fisherman gets an unexpected rescue. Plus, college students join a Sitka program to take in-person classes.

Reports tonight from:

  • Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Nat Herz in Anchorage
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai
  • Phillip Manning in Talkeetna
  • Sage Smiley in Wrangell
  • Wesley Early in Kotzebue
  • Erin McKinstry in Sitka