Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 24, 2021

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Anchorage Mayor-Elect Bronson speaks at a press conference with his Transistion Plan Co-Leaders Craig Campbell (left) and Larry Baker (right), on May 24th, 2021. (Hannah Lies/Alaska Public Media)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Anchorage mayor-elect Dave Bronson says he wants to find efficiencies when he takes office July 1. And Ketchikan’s COVID-19 case rate could cause cruise ships to pass on by. Plus, Anchorage’s airport ranks 4th in the world for air cargo and has big plans for the future.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz in Juneau
  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Olivia Ebertz in Bethel
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks

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Casey Grove is host of Alaska News Nightly, a general assignment reporter and an editor at Alaska Public Media. Reach him Read more about Caseyhere

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