Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 8, 2021

Aims Villanueva-Alf adds root vegetable toppings to pancit, a dish she prepared for In Bocca Al Lupo’s event Dinner with Friends: Womxn of Power edition. Villanueva-Alf is owner of Juneau restaurant Black Moon Koven and was one of the chefs highlighted at the event. (Photo by Lyndsey Brollini/KTOO)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

The pandemic is easing in the state, but doctors say it isn’t over. And, A look at the mystery of how a runner disappeared in the 2012 Mount Marathon race. Plus, a Juneau event celebrates women chefs of color.

Reports tonight from:

  • Andrew Kitchenman and Lyndsey Brollini in Juneau
  • Greg Kim in Bethel
  • Nat Herz in Anchorage
  • Eric Stone in Ketchikan
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai

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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