Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 15, 2022

boats on the shore
Boats along the Andreafsky River are packed and ready if evacuation orders come through in St. Mary’s, Alaska. June 11, 2022. (Katie Basile/For KYUK)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Scientists draw a direct link between climate change and the state’s largest wildfire. Also, people leaving the state’s largest homeless shelter have few places to go next. And sportfisheries in Cook Inlet close as king salmon populations suffer.

Reports tonight from:

Liz Ruskin and Wesley Early in Anchorage
Claire Stremple in Juneau
Olivia Ebertz in Bethel
Sabine Poux in Kenai
and Katherine Rose in Sitka

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

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