Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Men and women in suit jackets talk and huddle in a meeting room.
Members of the Republican House minority caucus meet during a break in the floor session on Monday, June 28, 2021, in the Capitol. The House voted to avert shutting down much of state government. (Andrew Kitchenman/KTOO and Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

How the deal that averted a state government shutdown came together. And, the implications of the probable cause report in the fatal sinking of the Scandies Rose. Plus, a deadly fungus threatens frogs in the Tongass National Forest.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman and Pablo Pena in Juneau
  • Dylan Simard in Kodiak
  • Adelyn Baxter in Anchorage
  • Mike Swasey in Skagway
  • Katie Anastas in Petersburg
  • Mara Dudzak in Ketchikan

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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