Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

Hemlock sawfly in its larval form. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

An Anchorage police officer is charged with assault after an encounter caught on video. Also: A pet dog is recovering after it was attacked by river otters. And how an insect outbreak is affecting trees, and people, in Southeast Alaska.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman and Elizabeth Jenkins in Juneau
  • Zachariah Hughes, Abbey Collins and Nat Herz in Anchorage
  • Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg
  • June Leffler in Wrangell

Casey Grove is host of Alaska News Nightly, a general assignment reporter and an editor at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Casey here

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