Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Kurt Brodersen in his 1966 yearbook photo (left) and a photo published with his obituary (right). (Courtesy Juneau-Douglas City Museum and Ketchikan Daily News)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska legislators debate the pros and cons of overspending from the state’s Permanent Fund. And, after nearly dying when his boat capsized, a fisherman passes away from cancer just a few months later. Plus, an audit of Anchorage municipal employees’ spending finds some … questionable purchases.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Nat Herz and Lindsey Brollini in Juneau
  • Greg Kim in Bethel
  • Kavitha George and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai
  • Sage Smiley in Wrangell

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