Alaska News Nightly: Monday, September 6, 2021

The Alaska Capitol on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. (Nat Herz/Alaska Public Media)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Waiting to see how big your permanent fund dividend is going to be? Consider yourself lucky if you get one at all. Also, why Alaska’s largest school districts aren’t following CDC testing recommendations for students.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz and Kavitha George in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
  • Olivia Ebertz in Bethel
  • Robert Woolsey in Sitka

Nathaniel Herz is an Anchorage-based journalist. He's been a reporter in Alaska for a decade, and is currently reporting for Alaska Public Media. Find more of his work by subscribing to his newsletter, Northern Journal, at Reach him at

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