Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, January 28th, 2021

A book cover illustration with a woman in apurple tnk top and red dress
“We are Water Protectors” urges activism to protect water and other natural resources. Author Carole Lindstrom was inspired by Indigenous led movements like the 2016 demonstrations against the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Cover illustration courtesy of Michaela Goade)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Will Senator Murkowski change her approach, without the threat of a primary challenge? And, an Alaska Native artist achieves a historic win. Plus, Skagway businesses prepare for what could be another season without tourists.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Kavitha Georage and Abbey Collins in Anchorage
  • Erin McKinstry in Sitka
  • Claire Stremple in Haines
  • Rashah McChesney in Juneau
  • Angela Denning in Petersburg

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