Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Four people stand on the deck of a boat, posing for a photo.
Bruno Rathke, Georgie Heaverley, Taylor Evenson and Riley Randleas all have roots in Cook Inlet. This summer, they fished Bristol Bay on the Nedra E during what was a record-setting harvest for the fishery. (Sabine Poux / KDLL)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Young Cook Inlet fishermen are looking to other more profitable waters. And, more than 400 Alaskans have now died from the coronavirus. Plus, Alaskans share their shopping plans now that the Canadian border is open.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz, Casey Grove and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai
  • Phillip Manning in Talkeetna
  • Theo Greenley in Unalaska
  • Mike Swasey in Skagway
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Alaska News Nightly was hosted tonight by Lori Townsend, produced by Mayowa Aina, and the audio engineer is Toben Shelby.

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