Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The village of St. Paul on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. (Nathaniel Herz / Alaska’s Energy Desk)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s confirmation for Interior Secretary begins with broad support from Alaska Native leaders. And, several small Alaska communities have managed to stay COVID free throughout the pandemic. Plus, a Petersburg family deals with a destructive fire and burglary.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin and Nat Herz in Anchorage
  • Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Angela Denning Petersburg
  • Erin McKinstry in Sitka

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