Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, October 7, 2021

A Lesser Yellowlegs with a lightweight GPS transmitter band on its leg. (Zak Pohlen/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska doctors say they’re worried about a difficult winter in pediatric hospital wings. Also, a Ketchikan resident discovers more racist vandalism near a school. And two birds that nested in Alaska have been tracked to the area of an oil spill off the coast of California.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
Nat Herz, Wesley Early and Kavith George in Anchorage
Eric Stone in Ketchikan
and Katherine Rose in Sitka

Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, produced by Annie Feidt, with audio engineering by Toben Shelby.

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