Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 11, 2022

a person wearing camo, jeans, and an American flag shirt holds a firearm near a door and another firearm is visible above him
Ron Johnson, 71, is the Alaska Republican Party Region 2 representative. Photographed at his home on April 6, 2022, while talking about his firearms, he describes himself as a “hardcore constitutional conservative”. Sarah Palin is not his top choice for Alaska’s lone U.S. House seat. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Many of Sarah Palin’s former supporters say they won’t vote for her in the U.S. House race. Also, the state has started testing wildlife for COVID-19, including beluga, caribou and bears. And Hugh Neff wins Alaska’s last major sled dog race of the season.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin, Wesley Early and Lex Treinen in Anchorage

Claire Stremple in Juneau

and Greg Kim in Bethel

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

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