Alaska News Nightly: Monday, November 22, 2021

People look on as a plane is on fire.
A Yute Commuter Service Cessna 207 caught fire on the Bethel runway on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Leslie Hunter III)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

A small plane catches fire after an emergency landing in Bethel. Also, commercial property owners in Juneau are livid about a 50 percent increase in their land values. And a cold snap across much of the state isn’t going away any time soon.

Reports tonight from:

Greg Kim in Bethel
Jeremy Hsieh in Juneau
Dylan Simard in Kodiak
Sabine Poux in Nikiski
Sage Smiley in Wrangell
and Tash Kimmell in Sitka

Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, produced by Annie Feidt, with audio engineering by Toben Shelby.

Casey Grove is the host of Alaska News Nightly and a general assignment reporter at Alaska Public Media with an emphasis on crime and courts. Reach him at

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