Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 21, 2021

One person is dead and four others are wounded after a shooting in Anchorage over the weekend. And, a new smartphone app will capture fishermen's observations in real time and track conditions that may be related to climate change. Plus, students at Anchorage's youth detention center combine Shakespeare and hip-hop.
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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 18, 2021

Alaska doctors want to keep using telehealth to prescribe a drug used to treat opioid addiction. And, Skagway officials carefully watch a growing COVID outbreak in Canada's Yukon territory. Plus, a trans runner plans to run the Anchorage marathon … in 3 inch heels.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 17, 2021

Governor Dunleavy calls the state budget defective and puts workers on notice. And, some advice on how to treat the bruin in your life. Plus, friends and family react as a Seward swimmer qualifies for the Olympics.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The state Legislature passes a budget but several funding gaps remain. And, Senator Murkowski presses the Interior Secretary to hold a lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Plus, an Alaska Wildlife Trooper becomes more empathetic after a moose hunt gone wrong.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Alaska's legislators still have not passed a budget. And, two kayakers paddle six miles to safety after being mauled by a bear. Plus, Upper Lynn Canal communities see their first cruise ship since 2019.
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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 14, 2021

As the state closes in on a budget, credit agencies closely eye the outcome. And, eating disorder experts say the state doesn't have enough treatment options. Plus, experts begin preserving the infamous 'Into the Wild' bus.
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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 11, 2021

The Biden administration reverses Trump's rollback of the Tongass Roadless Rule. And, rugby grows in popularity and diversity in Anchorage. Plus, an Alaska adventurer gathers packrafting safety tips into a new book.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 10, 2021

Alaska joins other states trying to defeat a lawsuit brought against the federal government by youth climate activists. And, Park Service rangers notice concerning trends as climbers attempt to summit Denali. Plus, scientists monitor the recovery of nearly a half million acres of trees after a sawfly outbreak in the Tongass.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

The Dunleavy Administration looks to new streams of revenue to close the state's budget gap. And, the Anchorage School District launches a new third grade Alaska Studies curriculum. Plus, Sitka residents gather to mark the discovery of Indigenous children's remains at a Canadian residential school.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The Pedro Bay native corporation agrees to a multimillion dollar deal that complicates plans for the proposed Pebble Mine. And, the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes expands their health and wellness services. Plus, a tea expert starts Alaska’s first tea farm using geothermal energy in Fairbanks.
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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 7, 2021

Teachers see record summer school enrollment after a year of pandemic learning loss. And, Anchorage police seek public comment on officer-worn cameras. Plus, child care providers are still struggling due to the pandemic.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 4, 2021

Teachers see record summer school enrollment after a year of pandemic learning loss. And, Anchorage police seek public comment on officer-worn cameras. Plus, child care providers are still struggling due to the pandemic.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 3, 2021

Alaska has a shortage of available foster families, a problem exacerbated by the pandemic. And, an Alaska scientist will help NASA explore Venus. Plus, a statewide mock election hopes to teach Alaskans about our new voting system.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 2, 2021

As businesses and other entities reopen, the Alaska Legislature remains closed to the public. And, after a year with no tourists, Glacier Bay National Park prepares for a big season. Plus, just 16% of incarcerated Alaskans were released on discretionary parole last year.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The Biden administration suspends oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. And, anyone visiting Alaska now has access to a COVID-19 vaccine. Plus, Kotzebue's elementary school changes its curriculum to connect students to their culture.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 31, 2021

An Unalaska soldier killed during World War II finally receives a marker for his grave. And, remembering state legislator and indigenous rights advocate Albert Kookesh. Plus, "Curious Alaska" aims to answer Alaskan's quirkier questions.
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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 28, 2021

Alaska's senators split on whether to establish a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol. And, commercial fishermen in Alaska are frustrated by the CDC's mask policies. Plus, Juneau Drag performers host their first in-person, unmasked show in over a year.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 27, 2021

With a new agreement, Alaska’s port towns are a step closer to welcoming back big cruise ships. And, two Anchorage organizations, including a Jewish museum, find swastika stickers on their buildings. Plus, a high school wrestler from Haines wins back to back state championships.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Alaska legislators debate the pros and cons of overspending from the state's Permanent Fund. And, after nearly dying when his boat capsized, a fisherman passes away from cancer just a few months later. Plus, an audit of Anchorage municipal employees' spending finds some … questionable purchases.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Sen. Murkowski says she supports a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol. And, kids in Juneau share their reasons for getting vaccinated. Plus, Anchorage residents could have a clear view of the ‘super flower blood moon.’