Alaska News Nightly: Monday, December 21st, 2020

A pond on ANWR coastal plain. The fate of the plain, also called the 1002 area, has been in dispute for 40 years over a proposal to drill there for oil. (Photo: USFWS)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

With an upcoming lease sale, what do we know about how much oil there is under ANWR’s coastal plain? And, the Alaska Fire Service looks at using more firefighting crews organized in villages. Plus, the town of Wrangell shows up for a small but spirited holiday boat parade.

Reports tonight from:

  • Jeremy Hsieh in Juneau
  • Tegan Hanlon and Kavitha George in Anchorage
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan
  • Sage Smiley in Wrangell
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai

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