Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

Creekside Park Elementary School kindergarten teacher Rihana Gay conducts her first in-person class on Jan. 20, 2021 since the pandemic reached Anchorage in March 2020. (Mayowa Aina/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaskans take in the inauguration of a new President in Washington D.C. And, thousands of Anchorage students head back in to classrooms — finally. Plus, the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation opens COVID-19 vaccines for anyone in the region.

Reports tonight from:

  • Tegan Hanlon and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Henry Leasia in Haines
  • Pablo Pena in Juneau
  • Wesley Early in Kotzebue
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai
  • Greg Kim in Bethel

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