Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 9, 2021

Some visitors to the Mendenhall Glacier on Feb. 17, 2018 stay on the trail over the lake ice, but others venture dangerously close to the glacier’s face with thin ice, open water, and constantly calving bergs. (Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

Criticism of the Governor’s veto of daily payments for lawmakers during session. And, researchers monitor common but little understood ice quakes near Juneau. Plus, the remains of an Alaska Native student buried in Pennsylvania in the 1900s are returned.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz and Tripp Crouse in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman and Matt Miller in Juneau
  • Mike Swasey in Skagway
  • Tim Ellis in Fairbanks

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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