Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The Anchorage Daily News learns more about what Alaska officials knew of the former attorney general's misconduct. And, the electric school bus in Tok survives a cold snap earlier this month. Plus, Pollock move north, threatening Alaska's billion dollar industry.
two assembly members at the Anchorage assembly meeting

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Governor Dunleavy issues several health orders under a new disaster declaration. And, a Sitka science teacher wins one of the highest honors in her field by featuring traditional knowledge. Plus, the Anchorage Assembly extends the city's emergency declaration.
A skier in a blue and red white striped race uniform skis on a snowy trail with spruce trees around

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, November 16, 2020

Former Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and other Alaska Republicans sick with the coronavirus. Congressman Don Young was released from the hospital yesterday. And, how Alaska health officials are preparing for a COVID-19 vaccine. Plus, Alaska's elite skiers weigh the risks of international competition this season.
A health care provider in full personal protective equipment in a Juneau hospital room.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, November 13, 2020

U.S. congressional candidates Alyse Galvin and Al Gross concede. And, hospital officials across Alaska say the surge in covid cases is threatening healthcare systems. Plus, a new video game is set in the Southeast community of Hoonah.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, November 12, 2020

As COVID cases surge, Governor Dunleavy urges Alaskans to commit to safe practices. And, a new documentary examines the Pebble Mine's potential impact on Cook Inlet Belugas. Plus, sports that allow for better social distancing gain popularity during the pandemic.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Juneau health professionals say they're seeing more mental health issues among kids. And, chicken coop keepers in Bethel wonder what's killing all their chickens. Plus, the Anchorage Assembly will now tax e-cigarettes like other tobacco products.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, November 10, 2020

The true number of COVID cases in Alaska is even higher than reported. And, Anchorage residents debate the risks and rewards of in-person learning. Plus, an Inupiaq dancer from Kotzebue appears in the President-elect's victory video.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, November 9, 2020

Alaska politicians have mixed responses to Joe Biden's presidential victory. And, several coastal communities were battered by storms over the weekend. Plus, Alex Trebek's connection to, and love of, Alaska's musk oxen.
A black and white cat lies on some boards

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, November 6, 2020

Anchorage's acting mayor tightens restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19. And, Native communities around the country react to a nationally televised election graphic. Plus, how a pet cat from Washington State ended up in Kenai and the effort to get him back home.
A samoan man in a black collared t-shirt and a black oakland raiders mask gives a 'shaka' sign at his desk.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, November 5, 2020

People in and out of Alaska question the decision to wait to count mailed-in ballots. And, a federal judge puts a speed bump in the way of selling genetically modified salmon. Plus, Alaska's Pacific Islander community battles against the rapid spread of COVID-19.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Despite thousands of ballots still to count, Alaska candidates and campaigns are ready to predict winners and losers. And, Senator Sullivan is not backing President Trump's false claim to victory. Plus, the Anchorage School District continues the debate over reopening classrooms.
A white woman with a black facemask and blond hair holds an "I voted sticker:

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Alaskans head to the polls on the final day of voting in the 2020 election. And, thousands of Alaskans ask Gov. Dunleavy to restore money for snow plowing in Turnagain Pass. Plus, a Unalakleet woman fights the government over toxic chemicals spilled on her property.
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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, November 2, 2020

A group in Anchorage tries to amplify the concerns of Alaska's second-largest ethnic voting demographic. And, the story of one Kodiak woman's life long passion for voting. Plus, high speed winds blow through Anchorage.
A young girl dressed as a fortune teller stands on a the deck of a house with a bag of candy. Next to her, a ten foot long striped pipe stretches from the deck to the lawn below.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, October 30, 2020

Governor Dunleavy says local leaders have the power to impose mask mandates but some of those leaders aren't so sure. And, Anchorage families ask the assembly to weigh in on the school district's reopening plan. Plus, cruise ships can resume sailings but that doesn't guarantee a cruise season for Alaska.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, October 29, 2020

Gov. Mike Dunleavy and other state leaders share steps the state is taking to try to reduce the recent surge in coronavirus cases. And, Southeast Alaska subsistence users react to the "Roadless Rule" rollback. And, UA researchers look to sewage for information about the coronavirus.
A chart shows that nearly every region in Anchorage is in a "high alert" level.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Anchorage officials issue a public health advisory but no further restrictions, pleading with residents to adhere to safety precautions as coronavirus cases continue to surge. And, calls for lockdowns as the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta sees some of the highest infection rates in the country. Plus, after seven months, Juneau’s residential substance abuse treatment facility will reopen.
As seen from the air, a giant glacier in a fjord

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Between early voting and absentee ballots - what will Election night in Alaska look like this year? And, state health officials warn of an overwhelmed healthcare system if coronavirus cases continue to surge. Plus, scientists think there was a massive glacial dam release recently in Southeast Alaska.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, October 26, 2020

Senator Murkowski votes "yes" to confirm the president's Supreme Court pick- Amy Coney Barrett. And, trump goes on the stump for Alaska's Republican congressional candidates. Plus, a decision by the state's high court on a legal dispute over Tlingit artifacts.
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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, October 23, 2020

Candidates running to represent Alaska in Washington, D.C. begin their last few rounds of debate. And, the surge of coronavirus cases in Alaska is reaching record highs. Plus, how will Anchorage's new acting mayor lead Alaska's biggest city?
A man in a baseball cap takes a picture of his food on the sidewalk

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, October 22, 2020

Some people exposed to COVID-19 are refusing to quarantine or cooperate with contact tracers. And, many Alaskans continue to wait for extended unemployment payments approved two months ago. Plus, a fan of Anchorage takeout takes it upon himself to share the love.