Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

A white man wearing a state trooper uniform stands in front of a white truck with his hands clasped in front of him.
Wrangell’s state Wildlife Trooper, Chadd Yoder. (Sage Smiley / KSTK)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

The state Legislature passes a budget but several funding gaps remain. And, Senator Murkowski presses the Interior Secretary to hold a lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Plus, an Alaska Wildlife Trooper becomes more empathetic after a moose hunt gone wrong.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman and Lyndsey Brollini in Juneau
  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks
  • Abbey Collins in Anchorage
  • Corrine Smith in Haines
  • Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
  • Sage Smiley in Wrangell

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