Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, February 4th, 2021

A whoman in a dark green jacket smiles in front of a glass window
Colleen Echohawk is executive director of the Chief Seattle Club, an organization that helps the city’s indigenous people in need. (Credit Colleen Echohawk via Facebook)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska might not see cruise ships this year after Canada extends its ban. And, a candidate for mayor of Seattle discusses growing up in Delta Junction. Plus, the New Stuyahok school focuses on subsistence education during the pandemic.

Reports tonight from:

  • Henry Leasia in Haines
  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Abbey Collins and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan
  • Brian Venua in Dillingham
  • and Tim Ellis in Delta Junction

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