Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

As seen from a window overlooking an empty field, hundreds of protesters gather
Protesters outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 before Pro-Trump extremists stormed that capitol. Photo from a 10:21 a.m. tweet. (Liz Ruskin/Alaska Public Media).

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska’s senators react to a dramatic day of arguments in former President Trump’s second impeachment trial. And, what happens if Governor Dunleavy allows the state’s pandemic disaster declaration to expire? Plus, a new radio show helps Anchorage residents pass the time while waiting for COVID tests.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Andrew Kitchenman, Jacob Resneck and Rashah McChesney in Juneau
  • Lex Treinen in Fairbanks
  • Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel
  • Henry Leasia in Haines
  • Kavitha George in Anchorage

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