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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Lawmakers seek answers about the sudden firing of the Permanent Fund Director. Also, the state Supreme Court hears a challenge to ranked choice voting. And how the recipient of a Governor’s Arts and Humanities award is preserving his local dialect.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, January 17, 2022

The Alaska Legislature supports a student lawsuit over scholarship funds. Also, how attorneys are closing a gap in legal services on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day. And a mussel mortality mystery in Skagway.
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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 14, 2022

The sudden firing of the Permanent Fund Corporation Director leaves some lawmakers concerned. Also, what a jump in case numbers and supply constraints mean for COVID treatment. And Juneau's high school basketball players no longer have to wear masks on the court.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, January 13, 2022

School districts around the state face COVID-related absences and staff shortages. Plus, Gov. Mike Dunleavy declares a disaster in some areas of Southeast after a series of damaging storms. And Petersburg fires a police officer for an offensive Facebook post.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Anchorage hospitals try to cope as Alaska notches record-breaking COVID case counts. Also, how sporadic winter ferry service is impacting Southeast communities. And Ketchikan reacts to the Alaska Board of Fisheries moving their March meeting to Anchorage.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

How the omicron variant could impact hospitals. Also, the winner of the Copper Basin 300 reflects on the sled dog race. And collapsed roofs and flooding follow rain and snow in Juneau.
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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, January 10, 2022

Anchorage residents spend hours waiting for COVID tests as case numbers increase. Also, why some residents of the Interior oppose a new highway construction project. And how Russian Orthodox parishioners in Bristol Bay celebrated Christmas.
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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 7, 2022

How the state health department is looking at Alaska's new peak in COVID cases. Why more than 700 ballots were rejected in Juneau's municipal election. And what a baby beluga rescue taught scientists about the species.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, January 6, 2022

As omicron hits Alaska, concern shifts to hospital staffing levels. COVID outbreaks and snowy weather have shut down some schools.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, January 5, 2022

University of Alaska students sue the state government over scholarship funds. Also, friends and state leaders remember philanthropist Ed Rasmuson. And riverbank erosion puts a Napakiak school at the top of the state's construction list.
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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 4, 2022

A commission recommends higher salaries but lower overall compensation for state lawmakers. Also, residents of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough assess the damage from the weekend's storm. And how economists are looking at "churn" in the state labor market.
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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, January 3, 2022

High winds cause widespread power outages and other damage in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Also, Alaskans describe travel nightmares, stuck in the lower 48 with no available flights home for several days. And a shortage of ammunition leaves some Alaska hunters pointing fingers.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, December 31, 2021

Searchers find a New Stuyahok man alive after he spent a night stranded outside. Also, how COVID-19 testing is changing as the omicron variant spreads.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, December 30, 2021

At-home test kits are in demand as COVID cases rise and drive-thru testing sites fill up. Also, a ballot initiative to win state recognition for Alaska's tribes.
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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Record-setting high and low temperatures over the holiday weekend. Also, Lieutenant Governor Kevin Meyer will not seek reelection. And a look at the future of the Alaska Marine Highway System.
Snowy grocery store with empty parking lot

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Record-setting high and low temperatures over the holiday weekend. Also, Lieutenant Governor Kevin Meyer will not seek reelection. And a look at the future of the Alaska Marine Highway System.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, December 27, 2021

A look at the holiday weekend's stormy weather. Also, how the state minimum-wage law is impacting ski season. And a business owner's efforts to support Alaskan farmers.
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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, December 24, 2021

A look back at the long fight over the Tongass roadless rule. Also, a shortage of Alaska crab creates challenges for local restaurants.

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, December 23, 2021

For the first time in 45 years, the Coast Guard will get a new icebreaker. Also, what a decline in caribou means for subsistence and sport hunters.

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, December 22, 2021

How Anchorage is handling a backlog of domestic violence cases. Also, a tribal government's plans to bring broadband Internet to Southeast. And how e-sports are changing the way students compete at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.