Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, August 25, 2021

A group of people, some in face masks, sit behind desks and in leather chairs in room.
The Alaska House of Representatives meets for the first day of the Legislature’s third special session this year in the Capitol on Monday. (Andrew Kitchenman/KTOO and Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Despite some public discontent, Alaska lawmakers propose a lower PFD amount than the Governor. And, a new report says the plane crash that killed 6 near Ketchikan happened in a valley with low clouds. Plus, an attempt to define “termination dust,” to keep tabs on early season snow.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan
  • Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Wesley Early in Kotzebue
  • 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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