Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Chignik Lagoon, July 10, 2019. (Photo by Alex Hager/KDLG)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska lawmakers grapple with the fallout from a dispute that involves the state’s dwindling piggy bank. Plus, Elders in Chignik vow to fight for their salmon fishery after years of dismal returns.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin and Wesley Early in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman, Claire Stremple and Bridget Dowd in Juneau
  • Tim Ellis in Delta Junction
  • Izzy Ross in Chignik Lagoon
  • Robert Woolsey in Sitka

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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.