Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, August 5, 2021

Mercedes Muñoz works at a pottery wheel in her home studio. (Sheli DeLaney/KTOO)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Five passengers and a pilot have died in a flight-seeing plane crash near Ketchikan. And, a Juneau illustrator turns virtual success into a sold out in-person show. Plus, former Alaska Zoo resident Maggie the Elephant has died.

Reports tonight from:

  • Molly Lubbers in Ketchikan
  • Tegan Hanlon in Anchorage
  • Corinne Smith in Haines
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks
  • Wesley Early in Kotzebue
  • Sheli Delaney in Juneau
  • Sage Smiley in Wrangell
  • Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
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