Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 15th, 2021

Gabrielle Brugato’s 1st grade classroom at Williwaw Elementary in Anchorage on January 15th, 2021. Brugato is preparing to welcome 13 students into her classroom for the first time this school year. (Mayowa Aina/Alaska Public Media)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Some are calling for state Rep. David Eastman’s removal after he attended a rally held prior to the riot at the U.S. Capitol. And, a decades-old video store in the Yukon-Kuskowim Delta closes up shop. Plus, Anchorage teachers are preparing to welcome students back to the classroom.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Kavitha George and Abbey Collins in Anchorage
  • Claire Stremple in Haines
  • Olivia Ebertz in Bethel

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