Alaska News Nightly

Weekdays from 6 - 6:30 pm

Alaska News Nightly is 30 minutes of news from around the state of Alaska, brought to you from the studios of APRN.

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  • Thursday, September 16, 2021 5:32pm
    Alaska's rate of COVID-19 infection ranks fourth in the nation, as hospitals try to keep up. Also, local health care providers in Bethel caution residents not to take physical risks, including riding ATVs. And a Belgian pilot making a stop in Juneau hopes to become the youngest woman to fly around the world.
  • Wednesday, September 15, 2021 5:39pm
    Doctors plead with Alaskans to wear masks and get vaccinated as the state notches a new record in COVID cases. Also, virologists track new cases of an emerging virus called Alaskapox. And low stocks shut down the red crab fishery made famous on deadliest catch.
  • Tuesday, September 14, 2021 5:39pm
    Doctors at Providence say they're overwhelmed with covid patients and are rationing care. Also, Democrats in Southeast question the proposed redistricting maps. And a restaurant in Chicken Alaska plays along with a national fast food ad campaign.
  • Monday, September 13, 2021 5:36pm
    ustration over the Anchorage mayor's inability to help with rising COVID hospitalizations. Also, scientists work to get rid of an invasive isopod that's been discovered in Sitka and Ketchikan. And scientists spot two groups of right whales near Kodiak.
  • Friday, September 10, 2021 5:54pm
    The legislature stalls out on delivering relief to hospitals overwhelmed with patients suffering from covid-19. Plus, villages on the Yukon survive a summer with abysmally low salmon returns.