Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, December 24th, 2020

a person holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine
A picture of the COVID-19 vaccine, after the third person in Alaska received it the morning of Dec. 15, 2020, at the Alaska Native Medical Center. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

There’s a new lawsuit to preserve environmental protections in the Tongass. And, COVID-19 vaccines are reaching deeper into rural Alaska. Plus, a Juneau school where students are actually stoked about distance learning.

Reports tonight from:

  • Tinsel Tegan Hanlon in Anchorage
  • Jingle Bell Jacob Resneck and Pablo Peppermint Pena in Juneau
  • Sage Snowflake Smiley in Wrangell
  • Santa Sabine Poux in Kenai
  • Ho Ho Hope McKenney in Unalaska

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