Alaska News Nightly: Friday, September 10, 2021

Two people pick up donations of chum and king salmon that will be distributed to villages along the lower Yukon river. (Olivia Ebertz/KYUK)

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Friday on Alaska News Nightly:

The Legislature stalls out on delivering relief to hospitals overwhelmed with patients suffering from COVID-19. Plus, villages on the Yukon survive a summer with abysmally low salmon returns.

Reports tonight from:

  • Kavitha George in Anchorage
  • Andrew Kitchenman and Claire Stremple in Juneau
  • Katie Anastas in Petersburg
  • Izzy Ross in Dillingham
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, produced by Annie Feidt and the audio engineer is Toben Shelby.

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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