Alaska News Nightly: Monday, February 1st, 2021

Yellow school buses as seen through a chain link fence in snow-covered ground
The Lower Kuskokwim School District announced Bethel students would start school remotely on Aug. 24. (Katie Basile / KYUK)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

For the second time in six months, Alaska’s Attorney General has resigned, this time amid allegations of a possible crime. And, parents in Bethel plead for reopening after more than half of students in the district failed their classes last semester. Plus, health officials say Alaskans should start double-masking.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Henry Leasia in Haines
  • Greg Kim in Bethel
  • Jeremy Hsieh in Juneau
  • Tegan Hanlon in Anchorage
  • Erin McKinstry in Sitka

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