Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, December 17th, 2020

People standing in front of white capitol dome holding banners that say protect the Arctic.
Rep. Deb Haaland, at podium, spoke at a rally in Washington, D.C. to oppose drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in 2018, a few weeks before she was sworn in. (Liz Ruskin/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

A Native American is tapped to be a cabinet secretary, for the first time ever. And, a look at the fatal commercial plane crash in Unalaska last year. Plus, artists struggle to sell their work during the pandemic.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Nat Herz, Lex Treinen, Tegan Hanlon and Abbey Collins in Anchorage
  • Zoe Sobel in Unalaska
  • Emily Hofstaedter in Nome

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