Alaska News Nightly: Monday, December 6, 2021

Orcas. Photo: Christopher Michel via Flickr Creative Commons.

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

A federal judge rejects the state’s challenge to an emergency subsistence hunt in Kake. Also, the recent COVID outbreak in Petersburg stretches nurses as they treat patients. And listening to North Pacific killer whales reveals where they spend their winters.

Reports tonight from:

Jacob Resneck in Juneau
Dylan Simard in Kodiak
Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C.
Sabine Poux in Kenai
Angela Denning in Petersburg
Wesley Early in Anchorage
and Hope McKenney in Unalaska

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

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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