Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Pollock are transferred from a fishing boat into a processing plant in Dutch Harbor, in the Aleutian Islands, in January, 2019. (Photo by Berett Wilber)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

COVID-19 has shut down fish processing plants and threatens the billion-dollar Bering Sea pollock season. And, Governor Dunleavy says he’ll work with the Biden Administration but vows to oppose any blocks to development. Plus, more people in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have received the COVID-19 vaccine than have tested positive for the virus.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Hope McKenney in Unalaska
  • Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Anna Rose MacArthur and Greg Kim in Bethel
  • Kavitha George in Anchorage
  • Claire Stremple in Haines
  • and Eric Stone in Ketchikan

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