Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Rain falls in a puddle in front of some woods
Rain falls on July 19, 2021. Smoke particles in helps water in the atmosphere form rain drops, which can sometimes cause heavier precipitation. (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

The pilot involved in a deadly plane crash near Ketchikan last week was in another accident just weeks prior. And, the COVID-19 surge pushes some communities back into lockdown. And, parts of Alaska are seeing extra rain, but in some places it just feels that way.

Reports tonight from:

  • Molly Lubbers in Ketchikan
  • Andrew Kitchenman and Lindsey Brollini in Juneau
  • Stephanie Maltarich in Dillingham
  • Wesley Earl in Kotzebue
  • Liz Ruskin in Anchorage
  • Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
  • and Sabine Poux in Kenai

Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, produced by Mayowa Aina, and the audio engineer is Toben Shelby.

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