Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 26, 2021

Alaska state Sen. Lora Reinbold speaks to Sen. Roger Holland before the start of the Senate floor session on Monday, April 26, 2021, in Juneau, Alaska. Reinbold said she traveled to Juneau by vehicle and ferry when Alaska Airlines said she was not permitted to fly on the carrier for what the airline said was her “continued refusal to comply with employee instruction regarding the current mask policy.” It was not clear how long the suspension would be in place. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer,Pool)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

An Alaska lawmaker takes the long route to Juneau after being banned from flying on Alaska Airlines. And, with help from the Department of Energy, five Alaska towns explore green solutions. Plus, a conversation about the tradition of trapping after a dog’s death in Anchorage.

Reports tonight from:

  • Lex Treinen and Liz Ruskin in Anchorage
  • Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Erin McKinstry in Sitka
  • Nicole Edmison in Kotzebue

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