Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 21, 2021

A broken window on the side of a tan building with two people sitting on the street corner nearby
A makeshift memorial near the location where Jaclyn Welcome was fatally shot early in the morning on Saturday, June 19, 2021 (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

One person is dead and four others are wounded after a shooting in Anchorage over the weekend. And, a new smartphone app will capture fishermen’s observations in real time and track conditions that may be related to climate change. Plus, students at Anchorage’s youth detention center combine Shakespeare and hip-hop.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Corrine Smith in Haines
  • Robert Woolsey in Sitka

In honor of summer, we want to hear your best Alaska bear stories. Where were you? What happened? How did you feel? Is there anything you do differently out on the trail now? Any lessons learned? Share your bear stories with Alaska Pubic Media!

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