Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 4, 2022

The downtown headquarters of the Anchorage Police Department on June 9, 2020 (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Little has changed since the Anchorage Police and Fire Departments committed to hiring a more diverse staff. Also, how the U.S. Army is working to reduce suicide rates among Alaska’s soldiers. The rules and regulations around a favorite tourist activity: whale-watching.

Reports tonight from:

Claire Stremple in Juneau
Lex Treinen in Anchorage
Maggie Nelson in Unalaska
Olivia Ebertz in Bethel
Sabine Poux in Kenai
and Angela Denning in Petersburg

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

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