Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

A man with tatooed arms gets a vaccine while giving a shaka symbol
Anchorage Health Department public health nurse Marguerite Leeds administers the Covid-19 vaccine to Vauoti Tuga at the community vaccine clinic held at Manai Fou Assembly of God Church in Airport Heights on Feb. 23, 2021. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska Native leaders closely watch the confirmation process for Interior Secretary nominee Deb Haaland. And, an Anchorage vaccination clinic sets up in a Samoan church to reach the Pacific Islander community. Plus, once a national leader in COVID cases, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta now leads in vaccinations.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz, Lex Treinen and Tegan Hanlon in Anchorage
  • Olivia Ebertz and Anna Rose MacArthur in Bethel
  • Henry Leasia in Haines

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