Alaska News Nightly: Monday, December 28th, 2020

Nome musher Aaron Burmeister at the Iditarod Ceremonial Start in downtown Anchorage, March 1, 2014. Burmeister is one of the ITC board members who may be resigning soon. (Photo: David Dodman, KNOM).

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Mushers and community leaders weigh in on the plans to re-route the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. And Anchorage cross-country ski racer Rosie Brennan recaps her world-class start to the season. Plus, Alaska lawmakers will be required to wear facemasks during floor sessions when they convene in January.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Emily Hofstaedter in Nome
  • Izzy Ross in Dillingham
  • Lex Treinen, Mayowa Aina and Nat Herz in Anchorage

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Kavitha George is the host of Alaska Morning News at Alaska Public Media. She also reports on business, labor and the economy. Reach her at

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