Alaska News Nightly: Friday, October 9, 2020

The Ben Boeke Ice Arena on 16th Avenue in Anchorage. (Joey Mendolia/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

After a youth hockey tournament in Anchorage, a cluster of Covid cases. And Tanana Chiefs Conference joins Alaska Native villages suing over the Ambler Road project. Plus, new research shows bear spray can pack a punch even in windy or cold conditions.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz, Lex Treinen and Abbey Collins in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks
  • Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
  • Emily Hofstaedter in Nome
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai

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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