Alaska News Nightly: Monday, April 5, 2021

A close-up photo of a woman holding a baby.
Chandra Watson and her 1-year-old daughter. “This is where we’re taking care of and still can make plenty of great memories,” Watson said. “It is expensive, but everything else outweighs that.” (Erin McKinstry/KCAW)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Mushers, road crews and pilots contend with wild spring weather across Alaska. And, a single mom in Sitka benefits from a local program to encourage home ownership. Plus, an Anchorage startup helps companies launch rockets.

Reports tonight from:

  • Sabine Poux in Kenai
  • Philip Manning in Talkeetna
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks
  • Berett Wilber in Ambler
  • Erin McKinstry in Sitka

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