Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 7, 2021

A child strikes a pose during outdoor live music at the Anchorage Museum on June 4, 2021. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Genetically engineered salmon is available in the U.S. for the first time. Plus, on Walter Harper Day, celebrating the first person to summit North America’s highest peak. And Anchorage turns out for the first First Friday since the pandemic.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai
  • Dan Bross and Robyne in Fairbanks
  • Jeremy Hsieh in Juneau
  • Jared Griffin in Kodiak
  • Mayowa Aina and Jeff Chen in Anchorage

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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 at Read more about Casey here

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