Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, March 23, 2021

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Some Alaska lawmakers say their regions are suffering without a disaster declaration for the pandemic. And, new reporting examines the tragic journey of legendary heli skiing guide Dean Cummings. Plus, Anchorage officials face barriers to deploying a smartphone app for contact tracing.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman and Claire Stremple in Juneau
  • Robert Woolsey in Sitka

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