Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 15, 2021

Roberto Zuniga (right),18, and his instructor Colby Myers (left) prepare to start the plane on July 12, 2021 at UAA Aviation Technology Division. (Mayowa Aina/Alaska Public Media)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

President Biden freezes remaining old growth timber sales in the Tongass to invest in other parts of the Southeast economy. And, the Anchorage School District helps students get a pilot license. Plus, biologists monitor the increasing mule deer population in Southeast for disease.

Reports tonight from:

  • Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan
  • Corinne Smith in Haines
  • Greg Kim in Bethel
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai
  • Mike Swasey in Skagway

In honor of summer, we want to hear your best Alaska bear stories. Where were you? What happened? How did you feel? Is there anything you do differently out on the trail now? Any lessons learned? Share your bear stories with Alaska Pubic Media!

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