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

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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