Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 25, 2022

An image of a man behind a desk in a courtroom.
Nicholas Dazer, now an attorney in Oregon, answers questions in the trial of his former UAF roommate, Steven Downs. Prior permission to use this image was obtained from Fairbanks Superior Court. (screenshot)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

An accused killer’s former roommate takes the stand in a cold case murder trial. Also, federal infrastructure funds are set to give the Port of Nome a major financial boost. And how a member of the U.S. Olympic cross-country ski team got his start in Anchorage.

Reports tonight from:

Robyne and Mary Auld in Fairbanks
Tripp Crouse in Anchorage
Davis Hovey in Nome
Izzy Ross in Dillingham
Jacob Resneck in Juneau
and Sage Smiley in Wrangell

Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with producing and audio engineering from Toben Shelby and Katie Anastas.

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