Alaska News Nightly: Friday, September 4, 2020

Sea ice floats in the Bering Strait off Cape Prince of Wales. (UAF photo by Gay Sheffield)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

State health officials begin preparing to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine, when one is available. And how dramatic is sea ice loss in the Bering Sea? Very dramatic, according to a new study. Plus, a group of Yellowstone Bison arrive in arrive at their new home: a valley on Kodiak island.

Reports tonight from:

  • Rashah McChesney and Elizabeth Jenkins in Juneau
  • Lex Treinen, Mayowa Aina and Kavitha George in Anchorage
  • Rhonda McBride in Kodiak
  • Tim Ellis in Delta Junction

Casey Grove is the host of Alaska News Nightly and a general assignment reporter at Alaska Public Media with an emphasis on crime and courts. Reach him at

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