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
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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at ltownsend@alaskapublic.org or call 907-350-2058.