Alaska News Nightly: Monday, September 13, 2021

A whale surfaces in the ocean.
North Pacific right whale. (Brenda K. Rone)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Frustration over the Anchorage mayor’s inability to help with rising COVID hospitalizations. Also, scientists work to get rid of an invasive isopod that’s been discovered in Sitka and Ketchikan. And researchers spot two groups of right whales near Kodiak.

Reports tonight from:

Andrew Kitchenman in Juneau
Robert Woolsey in Sitka
Hannah Bissett, Liz Ruskin and Wesley Early in Anchorage
Dylan Simard in Kodiak

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

Casey Grove is host of Alaska News Nightly, a general assignment reporter and an editor at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Casey here

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