Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 4, 2021

A weathered greyissh tugboat on the sandy beach with mountains in the background
The tugboat Lumberman sitting in Gastineau Channel at low tide on June 15, 2018. It’s since been moved to a city-owned vacant cruise ship dock. (Photo by David Purdy/KTOO)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Big questions about whether a gas pipeline from the North Slope will finally be built. And, the Coast Guard intentionally sinks a crumbling tug boat in Juneau. Plus, Alaska officials prepare for fire season.

Reports tonight from:

  • Jeremy Hsieh and Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Tegan Hanlon and Adelyn Baxter in Anchorage
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks
  • Phillip Manning in Talkeetna
  • Erin McKinstry in Sitka

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