Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 31, 2020

An Alaska state representative and six others died today after two planes collided midair near Soldotna. And, critics say a recent environmental policy change could cut the public out of the process. Plus, how did a decertified police officer find work at a Sitka jail?

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 30, 2020

Senator Lisa Murkowski condemns President Trump's tweet predicting election fraud. And, Ketchikan's school board votes for a normal school schedule this fall. Plus, fishing activists lobby for more help.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Anchorage extends its emergency proclamation citing the increase in COVID-19 cases. And, the Interior Department prepares to open its Alaska office for investigating cases of murdered and missing indigenous people. Plus, residents split between Newtok and Mertarvik question the fairness of their law enforcement.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Workers in Alaska hope the state's senators will support extending federal unemployment benefits. And, some Mertarvik residents say moving farther from the Newtok airport has led to preventable deaths. Plus, fish processors in Unalaska have mixed reviews about evacuating staff during the recent tsunami warning.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 27, 2020

Some residents say they're healthier after moving away from the eroding Newtok village. And, staff at Southeast domestic violence shelters worry about why they're seeing fewer calls for help. Plus, a Catholic school in Kodiak closes for the foreseeable future.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 24, 2020

A lawsuit over absentee ballot applications for the upcoming election heads to federal court. And the Food Bank of Alaska says it's seeing far more people in need amid the pandemic. Plus, Sand Point, close to Tuesday's earthquake, deals with the damage.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 23, 2020

A lawsuit over absentee ballot applications for the upcoming election heads to federal court. And the Food Bank of Alaska says it's seeing far more people in need amid the pandemic. Plus, Sand Point, close to Tuesday's earthquake, deals with the damage.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Anchorage announces a new mandate scaling back bar and restaurant capacity. And state lawmakers consider expanding a court system that focuses on treatment instead of prison time.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 21, 2020

So far, fishing towns have stayed largely safe from fishing industry COVID-19 cases. And Alaska teachers voice concerns about returning to the classroom. Plus, a show tunes singer who usually performs for cruise ship tourists takes his act to the Juneau IGA instead.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 20, 2020

The Army Corps of Engineers prepares to publish an important Pebble Mine study later this week. And Anchorage officials defend the city's plan to expand services for the homeless.Plus, the cruise ships may be absent but tourists are still visiting Juneau.
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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 17, 2020

A surge in Covid-19 cases in Anchorage has local health officials sounding the alarm. And how doctors like Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink are avoiding the virus in their own lives. Plus, a late-night kitten rescue in Ketchikan.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 16, 2020

Hospitals in Anchorage say they're seeing more people with symptoms of COVID-19. And, regional airlines stay afloat after buying some of Ravn's assets. Plus, Ketchikan rallies around an artist whose work was vandalized.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Some teachers in Anchorage feel the district's reopening plan is not cautious enough. And, the Sitka Assembly votes to remove a statue of a Russian colonist. Plus, the Ketchikan community continues to discuss police reform.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Officials say young people are driving the increase in Alaska's coronavirus cases. And, international students in Alaska react to new guidance from the Trump administration. Plus, a new FCC program could help tribes provide broadband to their communities.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 13, 2020

Lost visitor revenue could force Alaska's SeaLife center to close for good. And, Juneau provides jobs for unemployed seasonal workers. Plus, new research on the impact of Alaska's oil industry on polar bears.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 10, 2020

Hospitalizations in Anchorage more than doubled this week as positive coronavirus cases continue to increase. And, more Alaskans are visiting outdoor spaces and leaving a mess behind. Plus, Wasilla High School's administrators grapple with debate around the school's Native American mascot.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 9, 2020

The Anchorage School District outlines its plan for fall. And, a small commuter airline in Southern California- with some Alaska experience- will revive Ravn. Plus, pandemic challenges forced a Sitka farmers market to adapt, but it continues to operate in part to address food insecurity caused by the pandemic:

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Pediatricians in Alaska weigh-in on school reopening. And, Juneau residents gather to support local and national police. Plus, wildfire managers think this year's fire season will remain pretty quiet.

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Anchorage bar owners push back against being publicly named in connection with positive COVID cases. And, is Alaska's airport screening process working? Plus, what can testing for COVID-19 antibodies show?

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 6, 2020

Workers at an Anchorage transitional care center describe trying to contain Alaska's largest coronavirus outbreak. And, some Alaska businesses received more than five million dollars from a paycheck protection loan. Plus, some communities in Alaska maintained 4th of July traditions over the weekend.