Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 31, 2021

Former Sen. Albert Kookesh was Bert Stedman’s last election opponent, in 2012. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

An Unalaska soldier killed during World War II finally receives a marker for his grave. And, remembering state legislator and Indigenous rights advocate Albert Kookesh. Plus, “Curious Alaska” aims to answer Alaskan’s quirkier questions.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz in Juneau
  • Tripp Crouse in Anchorage
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan
  • Hope McKenney in Unalaska
  • Elle Loughlin in Bethel

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