Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

a person speaks from behind a podium, next to an art installation, in front of a lagoon
Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson speaks at an Aug. 4, 2021 dedication for a new Dena’ina place names project. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

With COVID-19 hospitalizations hitting new records every day, Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson holds firm against a mask mandate. Also, supply chain woes are making it difficult for Newtok to finish relocating.

Reports tonight from:

  • Nat Herz, Wesley Early, Lex Treinen and Tripp Crouse in Anchorage
  • Jeremy Hsieh in Juneau
  • Greg Kim in Bethel
  • Sabine Poux in Kenai

Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her news tips and program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-550-8452.

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