Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Anne Zink, is vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dr. Michael Alter, Emergency Medicine Specialist at Mat-su Regional Medical Center on Dec. 18. (Photo courtesy Alaska Department of Health and Social Services)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Hear what the future holds for Alaska’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout. And Anchorage Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson announces eased COVID-19 restrictions starting Jan. 1. Plus, we talk through what going back to school will look like with a Juneau pediatrician.

Reports tonight from:

  • Robyne in Fairbanks
  • Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg
  • Robert Woolsey in Sitka
  • Hope McKenney in Unalaska
  • Olivia Ebertz in Bethel
  • Lex Treinen and Kavitha George in Anchorage

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