Alaska News Nightly: Friday, February 12th, 2021

Two uniformed police officer crouch over a woman they have pinned to the floor in front of several grocery store checkout aisles.
Two Wasilla police officers hold a woman under arrest at Walmart on Feb. 6, 2021, in a screen shot from a video recorded on Facebook live by Mike Linn.

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

The legislature has failed to extend the state’s pandemic disaster declaration. And, Wasilla police come under scrutiny after video of a woman’s arrest goes viral. Plus, legendary musher Aliy Zirkle says this year will be her last Iditarod.

Reports tonight from:

  • Rashah McChesney and Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Tegan Hanlon and Adelyn Baxter in Anchorage
  • Lex Treinen in Fairbanks
  • Sage Smiley in Wrangell
  • Erin McKinstry in Sitka