Alaska News Nightly: Friday, December 18th, 2020

A man dressed like santa sits behind a plexiglass barrier
Kids interact with Santa from behind a plexiglass barrier at Bass Pro Shop in Anchorage on Dec. 16, 2020. (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

By land, by air or by sea … the coronavirus vaccine makes its way to communities throughout the state. And, mall Santa’s are checking lists … and temperatures this year. Plus, Anchorage students use storytelling to talk about mental health.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman and Jacob Resneck in Juneau
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan
  • Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
  • Nat Herz, Kavitha George and Lex Treinen in Anchorage

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