Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

a small vial sits on a table
A nurse prepares to administer a dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine at a clinic in Anchorage. (Hannah Lies/Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

The Biden administration suspends oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. And, anyone visiting Alaska now has access to a COVID-19 vaccine. Plus, Kotzebue’s elementary school changes its curriculum to connect students to their culture.

Reports tonight from:

  • Tegan Hanlon and Tripp Crouse in Anchorage
  • Robert Woolsey in Sitka
  • Izzy Ross in Dillingham
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai
  • Nicole Edmison in Kotzebue

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