Alaska News Nightly: Monday, January 4th, 2021

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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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Health officials sort out confusion over vaccine allocation for older Alaskans. And, law enforcement agencies have failed to collect DNA from criminal offenders. Plus, crews work to recover two snowmachiners who drowned on the Kuskokwim River.

Reports tonight from:

  • Tegan Hanlon and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Robyne in Fairbanks
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan
  • Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel

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