Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Aperson in a flannel shirt takes a photo of a snow scultprues on a sunny day
A visitor takes a photo of a snow sculpture on March 2, 2021, at the annual Snow Sculpture Competition, one of the few events of the 2021 Fur Rondy Festival that was unchanged due to the pandemic.

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska legislators question the state’s long-term budget plan. And, three Alaska tribes join a new pilot program to address the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous people. And, Anchorage’s reimagined Fur Rondy aims to offers some sense of normalcy.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Emily Hofstaedter in Nome
  • Erin McKinstry in Sitka
  • Maria Dudzak in Ketchikan
  • Brian Venua in Dillingham

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